The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 28 43 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 +31  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 62 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.09% 3.60% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 3.77% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 13
Median daily rate £363 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 955 981 1165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.81% 95.43% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 501 527
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 47 £363 +2.11% 8
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (51.92%) Spring
4 40 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 39 (37.50%) Scrum
6 34 (32.69%) XML
7 32 (30.77%) Maven
8 29 (27.88%) Jenkins
9 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
10 27 (25.96%) XSLT
11 26 (25.00%) Banking
11 26 (25.00%) Java EE
11 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (25.00%) Spring Boot
12 25 (24.04%) Groovy
13 23 (22.12%) CSS
13 23 (22.12%) REST
14 22 (21.15%) Gradle
14 22 (21.15%) Web Services
15 21 (20.19%) HTML
15 21 (20.19%) TDD
15 21 (20.19%) Apache Camel
16 19 (18.27%) Oracle
17 18 (17.31%) Grails
17 18 (17.31%) Microservices
18 17 (16.35%) RESTful
18 17 (16.35%) SQL
19 16 (15.38%) Hadoop
19 16 (15.38%) Spring Integration
20 15 (14.42%) Finance

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 8 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.77%) Apache
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.92%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) AMQP
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 13 (12.50%) Big Data
3 8 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.73%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.73%) Impala
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.77%) MySQL
5 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.85%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.88%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.88%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.92%) Endeca
8 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.96%) HBase
9 1 (0.96%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 40 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 32 (30.77%) Maven
3 29 (27.88%) Jenkins
4 22 (21.15%) Gradle
5 10 (9.62%) JUnit
6 9 (8.65%) Ant
6 9 (8.65%) Eclipse
7 7 (6.73%) Bitbucket
7 7 (6.73%) Spock
7 7 (6.73%) Subversion
8 6 (5.77%) Hudson
8 6 (5.77%) JIRA
9 5 (4.81%) Mockito
9 5 (4.81%) Selenium
10 4 (3.85%) git-flow
10 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.88%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.92%) JProfiler
13 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (25.00%) Banking
2 15 (14.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (51.92%) Spring
2 34 (32.69%) XML
3 27 (25.96%) XSLT
4 26 (25.00%) Java EE
4 26 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 23 (22.12%) CSS
5 23 (22.12%) REST
6 22 (21.15%) Web Services
7 21 (20.19%) Apache Camel
7 21 (20.19%) HTML
8 18 (17.31%) Grails
9 17 (16.35%) RESTful
10 16 (15.38%) Spring Integration
11 15 (14.42%) J2EE
12 14 (13.46%) AngularJS
13 13 (12.50%) Hibernate
13 13 (12.50%) Node.js
14 11 (10.58%) CSS3
15 10 (9.62%) JSP
16 9 (8.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.81%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.88%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.96%) iPad
4 1 (0.96%) Online Games
4 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Android
3 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.88%) Unix
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.50%) Scrum
3 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (20.19%) TDD
5 18 (17.31%) Microservices
6 13 (12.50%) OO
6 13 (12.50%) SOA
7 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.62%) Android Development
8 10 (9.62%) Low Latency
9 7 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.73%) MapReduce
9 7 (6.73%) Open Source
10 6 (5.77%) MVC
10 6 (5.77%) UML
11 5 (4.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.81%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (4.81%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.04%) Groovy
4 17 (16.35%) SQL
5 10 (9.62%) Scala
6 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.73%) Python
8 5 (4.81%) Perl
8 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.85%) C#
9 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.88%) ECMAScript
10 3 (2.88%) ES6
11 2 (1.92%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.92%) Go
11 2 (1.92%) Ruby
12 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Oozie
2 2 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Oracle
2 15 (14.42%) IBM
3 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.88%) Apple
5 2 (1.92%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.92%) Coremetrics
5 2 (1.92%) Google
5 2 (1.92%) hybris
5 2 (1.92%) PayPal
6 1 (0.96%) Perforce
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