Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 151 426 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.53% 18.47% 12.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.97% 48.14% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 177 80
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £296 £313 £285
90th Percentile £521 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £60.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.58% +300.00% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -12.50%

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 630 885 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.77% 38.36% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 376 270
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £250 £291 £263
90th Percentile £556 £528 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +46.67% +80.72%
10th Percentile £17.06 £32.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £44.88
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +7.19%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 -12 106 £425 -5.56% 30
High Wycombe -4 2 £394 +5.00%
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Amersham +5 1 £390 +30.00% 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 70 (46.36%) Spring
2 68 (45.03%) JavaScript
3 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (28.48%) Finance
5 42 (27.81%) Spring Boot
6 39 (25.83%) TDD
6 39 (25.83%) Test Automation
7 36 (23.84%) SQL
8 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
9 31 (20.53%) Node.js
10 27 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (17.22%) Scrum
11 26 (17.22%) AngularJS
12 25 (16.56%) BDD
13 24 (15.89%) Banking
13 24 (15.89%) JIRA
14 20 (13.25%) Java EE
14 20 (13.25%) IBM
15 19 (12.58%) Docker
15 19 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (11.92%) Git (software)
17 15 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (9.93%) OpenShift
17 15 (9.93%) Windows
18 14 (9.27%) QA
18 14 (9.27%) DevOps
18 14 (9.27%) Java 8
19 13 (8.61%) Web Services
20 12 (7.95%) Linux
20 12 (7.95%) Selenium

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 10 (6.62%) Confluence
2 8 (5.30%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.97%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (1.99%) Apache
5 3 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) JRun
7 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Maximo
2 2 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.32%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) OpenShift
2 5 (3.31%) PaaS
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.62%) HTTP
2 5 (3.31%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) ATM
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
4 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.66%) LAN
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) WAN
4 1 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
1 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.97%) DB2
2 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.65%) Redis
4 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.99%) HBase
4 3 (1.99%) MySQL
4 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
2 24 (15.89%) JIRA
3 18 (11.92%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.95%) Selenium
5 10 (6.62%) Appium
5 10 (6.62%) Maven
6 8 (5.30%) git-flow
7 7 (4.64%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.64%) IntelliJ
8 6 (3.97%) Calabash
8 6 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.31%) Android Studio
9 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.31%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.65%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.99%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.32%) GitLab
12 2 (1.32%) Gradle
12 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (28.48%) Finance
2 24 (15.89%) Banking
3 8 (5.30%) Law
4 4 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (57.62%) Developer
2 55 (36.42%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Automation Tester
3 18 (11.92%) Tester
4 16 (10.60%) Full Stack Developer
5 15 (9.93%) Analyst
6 13 (8.61%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.62%) QA Automation Tester
8 10 (6.62%) QA Tester
9 8 (5.30%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Java Automation Tester
10 7 (4.64%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.36%) Spring
2 42 (27.81%) Spring Boot
3 31 (20.53%) Node.js
4 26 (17.22%) AngularJS
5 20 (13.25%) Java EE
6 13 (8.61%) Web Services
7 11 (7.28%) J2EE
7 11 (7.28%) XML
8 10 (6.62%) JSON
9 9 (5.96%) HTML
9 9 (5.96%) Middleware
9 9 (5.96%) SOAP
10 7 (4.64%) Akka
11 6 (3.97%) HTML5
12 5 (3.31%) CSS
12 5 (3.31%) Kafka
12 5 (3.31%) REST
12 5 (3.31%) RESTful
13 4 (2.65%) Spring Cloud
13 4 (2.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.99%) Robotics
4 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.66%) DataPower
5 1 (0.66%) IVR
5 1 (0.66%) New Media
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Windows
2 12 (7.95%) Android
2 12 (7.95%) Linux
3 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.31%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.32%) Unix
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.83%) TDD
2 39 (25.83%) Test Automation
3 27 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (17.22%) Scrum
5 25 (16.56%) BDD
6 19 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (9.27%) DevOps
9 11 (7.28%) Microservices
9 11 (7.28%) Open Source
9 11 (7.28%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.62%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.96%) OO
11 9 (5.96%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.96%) QA Automation
12 8 (5.30%) Functional Testing
12 8 (5.30%) MVC
12 8 (5.30%) OOP
12 8 (5.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (45.03%) JavaScript
2 36 (23.84%) SQL
3 14 (9.27%) Java 8
4 11 (7.28%) C#
4 11 (7.28%) Python
5 9 (5.96%) C++
6 7 (4.64%) Ruby
7 5 (3.31%) Apple Swift
7 5 (3.31%) Groovy
7 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.99%) COBOL
8 3 (1.99%) PHP
8 3 (1.99%) Scala
8 3 (1.99%) VB
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) SOQL
9 2 (1.32%) XPath
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.66%) CCIE
5 1 (0.66%) CCNA
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.27%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (12.58%) Docker
2 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) HDFS
4 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) SCCM
1 7 (4.64%) SCOM
1 7 (4.64%) WSUS
2 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.32%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.66%) Ansible
4 1 (0.66%) vRealize
4 1 (0.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 20 (13.25%) IBM
2 7 (4.64%) Adobe
2 7 (4.64%) Sony
2 7 (4.64%) Splunk
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle
4 2 (1.32%) CA
4 2 (1.32%) Informatica
4 2 (1.32%) Okta
4 2 (1.32%) OpenText
4 2 (1.32%) Remedy
4 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.32%) VMware
4 2 (1.32%) Workday
5 1 (0.66%) Apple
5 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.66%) GUPTA
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.66%) Sun
5 1 (0.66%) webMethods