Period
to 21 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 197 468 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.43% 19.71% 12.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.10% 50.81% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 202 84
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £299 £313 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £546
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +300.00% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -43.75%

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 677 921 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.29% 38.78% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 402 282
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £299 £290 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £21.58 £18.50 £14.65
90th Percentile £46.75 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 -7 150 £425 +6.25% 27
High Wycombe -4 2 £394 +5.00% 1
Marlow - 2 - -
Amersham +6 1 £390 +30.00% 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 92 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.56%) JavaScript
3 72 (36.55%) Spring
4 48 (24.37%) TDD
4 48 (24.37%) Jenkins
5 47 (23.86%) Spring Boot
6 46 (23.35%) SQL
7 45 (22.84%) Test Automation
7 45 (22.84%) Node.js
8 43 (21.83%) Banking
8 43 (21.83%) Finance
9 36 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
11 32 (16.24%) Scrum
12 27 (13.71%) JIRA
13 26 (13.20%) Git (software)
14 25 (12.69%) BDD
14 25 (12.69%) OpenShift
15 24 (12.18%) Docker
15 24 (12.18%) Java EE
16 23 (11.68%) Web Services
17 22 (11.17%) IBM
17 22 (11.17%) MongoDB
17 22 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (10.66%) QA
19 20 (10.15%) DevOps
20 19 (9.64%) SDLC
20 19 (9.64%) XML
21 18 (9.14%) Python
21 18 (9.14%) Relational Database

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 11 (5.58%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (4.06%) Confluence
2 8 (4.06%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.05%) Apache
3 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.52%) JBoss
6 2 (1.02%) CMS
6 2 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.51%) CICS
7 1 (0.51%) Drupal
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Maximo
2 2 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.02%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.02%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.69%) OpenShift
2 15 (7.61%) PaaS
3 12 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.02%) iPaaS
6 2 (1.02%) npm
6 2 (1.02%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) Internet
2 7 (3.55%) HTTP
3 2 (1.02%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) ATM
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.17%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.06%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.06%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.55%) DB2
4 7 (3.55%) HBase
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.03%) Big Data
6 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.03%) Redis
7 3 (1.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.51%) Impala
9 1 (0.51%) NuoDB
9 1 (0.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (24.37%) Jenkins
2 27 (13.71%) JIRA
3 26 (13.20%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.12%) Appium
5 15 (7.61%) Selenium
6 14 (7.11%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.58%) Maven
8 7 (3.55%) Xcode
9 6 (3.05%) Calabash
9 6 (3.05%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.54%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.54%) git-flow
10 5 (2.54%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.03%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.03%) GitLab
11 4 (2.03%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.52%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.52%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (21.83%) Banking
1 43 (21.83%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Law
3 6 (3.05%) Retail
3 6 (3.05%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.03%) Automotive
5 3 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (56.85%) Developer
2 64 (32.49%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.18%) Automation Tester
3 24 (12.18%) Tester
4 16 (8.12%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.61%) Analyst
6 14 (7.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Node.js Developer
8 10 (5.08%) Architect
9 9 (4.57%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (4.57%) QA Tester
10 8 (4.06%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Maximo Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.55%) Spring
2 47 (23.86%) Spring Boot
3 45 (22.84%) Node.js
4 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
5 24 (12.18%) Java EE
6 23 (11.68%) Web Services
7 19 (9.64%) XML
8 16 (8.12%) HTML
8 16 (8.12%) SOAP
9 15 (7.61%) REST
10 14 (7.11%) J2EE
11 13 (6.60%) CSS
12 12 (6.09%) Middleware
13 11 (5.58%) .NET
14 10 (5.08%) JSON
14 10 (5.08%) Kafka
15 8 (4.06%) Hibernate
15 8 (4.06%) RESTful
15 8 (4.06%) Struts
16 7 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.58%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.54%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.52%) User Experience
6 2 (1.02%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.51%) DataPower
7 1 (0.51%) IVR
7 1 (0.51%) New Media
7 1 (0.51%) Robotics
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.12%) Android
2 15 (7.61%) Linux
2 15 (7.61%) Windows
3 13 (6.60%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.54%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.54%) Unix
5 1 (0.51%) Solaris
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (24.37%) TDD
3 45 (22.84%) Test Automation
4 36 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (16.24%) Scrum
6 25 (12.69%) BDD
7 22 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (10.15%) DevOps
9 19 (9.64%) SDLC
10 17 (8.63%) Microservices
10 17 (8.63%) Open Source
11 16 (8.12%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (7.11%) OO
14 13 (6.60%) Build Automation
15 12 (6.09%) Dependency Management
16 11 (5.58%) Front End Development
17 10 (5.08%) Functional Testing
17 10 (5.08%) MVC
17 10 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.56%) JavaScript
2 46 (23.35%) SQL
3 18 (9.14%) Python
4 16 (8.12%) Ruby
5 12 (6.09%) C#
5 12 (6.09%) C++
6 7 (3.55%) Java 8
7 6 (3.05%) Groovy
8 5 (2.54%) COBOL
8 5 (2.54%) Scala
9 4 (2.03%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.03%) C
9 4 (2.03%) Go
9 4 (2.03%) VB
10 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.02%) Perl
11 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.02%) SOQL
11 2 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.54%) Degree
2 5 (2.54%) Master's Degree
2 5 (2.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) ISEB
3 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.66%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.18%) Docker
2 7 (3.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) SCCM
1 7 (3.55%) SCOM
1 7 (3.55%) WSUS
2 5 (2.54%) Ansible
2 5 (2.54%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.02%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.51%) Control-M
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.51%) vRealize
4 1 (0.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 22 (11.17%) IBM
2 12 (6.09%) Oracle
3 7 (3.55%) Adobe
3 7 (3.55%) Sony
3 7 (3.55%) Splunk
4 5 (2.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.52%) Google
6 2 (1.02%) CA
6 2 (1.02%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.02%) Informatica
6 2 (1.02%) Okta
6 2 (1.02%) OpenText
6 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.02%) Remedy
6 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.02%) VMware
6 2 (1.02%) Workday
7 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.51%) Sun
7 1 (0.51%) webMethods