Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Java
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 183 257 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.24% 13.43% 18.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.52% 35.06% 48.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 114 150
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £438 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.18% -2.50%
10th Percentile £255 £325 £310
90th Percentile £506 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 - £57.50
10th Percentile £23.00 - £35.00
90th Percentile £42.67 - £76.00
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +200.00%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 546 733 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 36.52% 38.32% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 416 317
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +6.90%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £270
90th Percentile £573 £569 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% -18.18% +42.86%
10th Percentile £18.00 £41.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.84 £51.38 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £46.59 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.61% - +6.25%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Buckinghamshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Buckinghamshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Buckinghamshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Buckinghamshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in Buckinghamshire

Java
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 128 £425 -2.86% 39
High Wycombe +8 13 £225 -58.14% 2
Chesham - 1 - -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.60%) Jenkins
3 55 (30.05%) Spring
4 50 (27.32%) Test Automation
5 46 (25.14%) JavaScript
6 45 (24.59%) Java 8
7 43 (23.50%) SQL
8 42 (22.95%) Git (software)
9 40 (21.86%) Spring Boot
10 39 (21.31%) TDD
11 38 (20.77%) DevOps
12 37 (20.22%) Selenium
13 35 (19.13%) HTML
13 35 (19.13%) AngularJS
14 34 (18.58%) JIRA
15 33 (18.03%) Finance
16 32 (17.49%) Docker
17 31 (16.94%) Banking
18 30 (16.39%) Linux
18 30 (16.39%) Microservices
19 29 (15.85%) Oracle
19 29 (15.85%) Maven
20 27 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (14.21%) SQL Server
21 26 (14.21%) BDD
22 24 (13.11%) Web Services
23 23 (12.57%) SOAP
23 23 (12.57%) Windows
24 22 (12.02%) Python
24 22 (12.02%) CSS

Java
Co-occurring 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 19 (10.38%) Confluence
2 14 (7.65%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.56%) Drupal
3 12 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.83%) CMS
4 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.83%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.73%) Apache
5 5 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.73%) JBoss
6 4 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.19%) IIS
6 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.09%) Mule
8 2 (1.09%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) OpenShift
2 15 (8.20%) PaaS
3 14 (7.65%) AWS
4 9 (4.92%) Google Analytics
5 7 (3.83%) Office 365
6 6 (3.28%) Azure
7 5 (2.73%) GitHub
7 5 (2.73%) npm
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.09%) IaaS
9 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.55%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.55%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.55%) Serverless
9 1 (0.55%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.83%) Firewall
1 7 (3.83%) NaaS
2 6 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.09%) ATM
3 2 (1.09%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) CDMA
4 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) LTE
4 1 (0.55%) RS-232
4 1 (0.55%) RS-485
4 1 (0.55%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (7.65%) DB2
3 14 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.46%) MySQL
6 8 (4.37%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.28%) DB2 UDB
8 6 (3.28%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.19%) NuoDB
10 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.64%) Big Data
11 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 56 (30.60%) Jenkins
2 42 (22.95%) Git (software)
3 37 (20.22%) Selenium
4 34 (18.58%) JIRA
5 29 (15.85%) Maven
6 16 (8.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (7.10%) JMeter
8 12 (6.56%) IntelliJ
9 11 (6.01%) GitLab
10 9 (4.92%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.92%) JUnit
11 8 (4.37%) Appium
12 6 (3.28%) Ant
12 6 (3.28%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.73%) Mocha
13 5 (2.73%) SonarQube
14 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket
14 4 (2.19%) Subversion
14 4 (2.19%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 33 (18.03%) Finance
2 31 (16.94%) Banking
3 10 (5.46%) Retail
4 7 (3.83%) Law
4 7 (3.83%) Legal
4 7 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.19%) Automotive
6 3 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (42.62%) Developer
2 41 (22.40%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.02%) Tester
4 19 (10.38%) Automation Tester
5 18 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (9.29%) Analyst
7 10 (5.46%) Web Content Specialist
7 10 (5.46%) Web Specialist
8 9 (4.92%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Junior
10 7 (3.83%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.83%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Backend Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Java Automation Tester
11 6 (3.28%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (30.05%) Spring
2 40 (21.86%) Spring Boot
3 35 (19.13%) AngularJS
3 35 (19.13%) HTML
4 24 (13.11%) Web Services
5 23 (12.57%) SOAP
6 22 (12.02%) CSS
7 21 (11.48%) RESTful
8 20 (10.93%) Node.js
9 19 (10.38%) REST
10 18 (9.84%) JSON
11 15 (8.20%) HTML5
11 15 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (7.10%) CSS3
13 9 (4.92%) Hibernate
13 9 (4.92%) XML
14 8 (4.37%) LDAP
14 8 (4.37%) Spring MVC
15 7 (3.83%) Gherkin
15 7 (3.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (6.01%) Client/Server
2 11 (6.01%) User Experience
3 7 (3.83%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.64%) Smart City
7 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.09%) DataPower
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Robotics
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) EPoS
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.39%) Linux
2 23 (12.57%) Windows
3 11 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.46%) Android
5 9 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.92%) Unix
6 8 (4.37%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.83%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.83%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.09%) zOS
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.32%) Test Automation
3 39 (21.31%) TDD
4 38 (20.77%) DevOps
5 30 (16.39%) Microservices
6 27 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (14.21%) BDD
8 22 (12.02%) Scrum
9 20 (10.93%) Web Development
10 17 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (8.20%) E-Commerce
12 14 (7.65%) API Development
12 14 (7.65%) Open Source
12 14 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (7.10%) Project Management
13 13 (7.10%) Workflow
14 11 (6.01%) MVC
14 11 (6.01%) Software Engineering
15 10 (5.46%) Analytics
15 10 (5.46%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.14%) JavaScript
2 45 (24.59%) Java 8
3 43 (23.50%) SQL
4 22 (12.02%) Python
5 10 (5.46%) C#
5 10 (5.46%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.37%) PHP
7 6 (3.28%) BeanShell
7 6 (3.28%) Bourne shell
7 6 (3.28%) C
7 6 (3.28%) Korn
7 6 (3.28%) Perl
8 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.19%) C++
10 3 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.64%) ES6
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.09%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.83%) CCNA
2 7 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.83%) MCITP
2 7 (3.83%) MCSA
3 4 (2.19%) Degree
3 4 (2.19%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCSD
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.84%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (17.49%) Docker
2 8 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.28%) RACF
5 3 (1.64%) HDFS
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Ansible
1 8 (4.37%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.83%) SCCM
2 7 (3.83%) SCOM
2 7 (3.83%) WSUS
3 3 (1.64%) Kibana
3 3 (1.64%) logstash
4 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.09%) Terraform
5 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (15.85%) Oracle
2 17 (9.29%) IBM
3 14 (7.65%) Apple
4 12 (6.56%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.56%) Yahoo!
5 10 (5.46%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.92%) Google
6 9 (4.92%) Hotjar
7 7 (3.83%) Adobe
7 7 (3.83%) Cisco
7 7 (3.83%) Sony
7 7 (3.83%) Splunk
7 7 (3.83%) VMware
8 6 (3.28%) F5
8 6 (3.28%) Meraki
9 3 (1.64%) hybris
10 2 (1.09%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.09%) OutSystems
10 2 (1.09%) White Clarke
10 2 (1.09%) Xamarin