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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 10 11 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Contract jobs citing Java 117 115 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.48% 11.03% 5.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.13% 34.53% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 38
Median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.57%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 299 333 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.34% 31.93% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 192 202
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Buckinghamshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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 -3 78 £375 -3.84% 16
High Wycombe +5 3 - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 141 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.70%) Scrum
3 64 (28.07%) Git (software)
4 63 (27.63%) Spring
5 61 (26.75%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (26.75%) Finance
6 56 (24.56%) JavaScript
6 56 (24.56%) Banking
7 48 (21.05%) HTML
7 48 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 47 (20.61%) TDD
9 46 (20.18%) CSS
10 45 (19.74%) SQL
11 41 (17.98%) XML
12 36 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 35 (15.35%) REST
13 35 (15.35%) Web Services
13 35 (15.35%) Java EE
14 34 (14.91%) SOAP
14 34 (14.91%) Spring Boot
15 32 (14.04%) Microservices
15 32 (14.04%) Hadoop
15 32 (14.04%) Selenium
15 32 (14.04%) Android
16 31 (13.60%) JIRA
16 31 (13.60%) Maven
16 31 (13.60%) Oracle
17 29 (12.72%) OO
18 28 (12.28%) Big Data
19 26 (11.40%) CSS3

Java
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 16 (7.02%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.82%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.63%) Apache
5 6 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.19%) Confluence
7 4 (1.75%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.32%) JBoss
8 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.44%) nginx
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Staffware
2 2 (0.88%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.51%) OpenShift
3 6 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.32%) PaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.88%) Google Checkout
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.70%) Internet
2 4 (1.75%) LDAP
3 3 (1.32%) AMQP
3 3 (1.32%) Intranet
4 2 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.04%) Hadoop
2 28 (12.28%) Big Data
3 17 (7.46%) Apache Hive
4 15 (6.58%) Impala
4 15 (6.58%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.95%) MySQL
8 8 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (2.19%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.19%) HBase
11 5 (2.19%) Sqoop
12 3 (1.32%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.88%) DB2
13 2 (0.88%) Endeca
13 2 (0.88%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 48 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 32 (14.04%) Selenium
4 31 (13.60%) JIRA
4 31 (13.60%) Maven
5 24 (10.53%) Gradle
6 22 (9.65%) Eclipse
7 12 (5.26%) JUnit
8 11 (4.82%) Android Studio
8 11 (4.82%) WebDriver
9 10 (4.39%) Bitbucket
9 10 (4.39%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.95%) Ant
11 7 (3.07%) Spock
12 6 (2.63%) Hudson
12 6 (2.63%) Mockito
12 6 (2.63%) Subversion
13 5 (2.19%) Calabash
14 4 (1.75%) git-flow
14 4 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 61 (26.75%) Finance
2 56 (24.56%) Banking
3 8 (3.51%) Retail
3 8 (3.51%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.88%) Automotive
4 2 (0.88%) Games
4 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (64.04%) Developer
2 103 (45.18%) Java Developer
3 23 (10.09%) Android Developer
4 20 (8.77%) Senior Developer
5 17 (7.46%) Agile Developer
6 16 (7.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (6.58%) Agile Java Developer
7 15 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.70%) Analyst
8 13 (5.70%) Architect
8 13 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (5.70%) QA Engineer
9 12 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
9 12 (5.26%) Java Android Developer
9 12 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) Java Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.39%) Hadoop Developer
11 10 (4.39%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.63%) Spring
2 48 (21.05%) HTML
3 46 (20.18%) CSS
4 41 (17.98%) XML
5 36 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 35 (15.35%) Java EE
6 35 (15.35%) REST
6 35 (15.35%) Web Services
7 34 (14.91%) SOAP
7 34 (14.91%) Spring Boot
8 26 (11.40%) CSS3
9 25 (10.96%) HTML5
10 24 (10.53%) XSLT
11 23 (10.09%) J2EE
12 22 (9.65%) Node.js
13 18 (7.89%) Apache Camel
13 18 (7.89%) Grails
13 18 (7.89%) RESTful
14 15 (6.58%) JSP
15 14 (6.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Mobile App
2 16 (7.02%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.19%) User Experience
5 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.32%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.88%) iPad
7 2 (0.88%) IVR
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.44%) DataPower
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.44%) Online Games
8 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.04%) Android
2 25 (10.96%) Linux
3 8 (3.51%) Unix
4 7 (3.07%) Windows
5 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.32%) zOS
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.70%) Scrum
3 61 (26.75%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (20.61%) TDD
5 32 (14.04%) Microservices
6 29 (12.72%) OO
7 24 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 23 (10.09%) Android Development
8 23 (10.09%) SOA
9 18 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.46%) Front End Development
11 14 (6.14%) Data Modelling
11 14 (6.14%) DevOps
11 14 (6.14%) SDLC
12 12 (5.26%) BDD
12 12 (5.26%) Mobile Development
12 12 (5.26%) QA Automation
12 12 (5.26%) UML
13 11 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (4.82%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.56%) JavaScript
2 45 (19.74%) SQL
3 24 (10.53%) Groovy
4 19 (8.33%) Python
5 17 (7.46%) Scala
6 14 (6.14%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.70%) C#
7 13 (5.70%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.95%) Ruby
9 8 (3.51%) Apple Swift
9 8 (3.51%) C++
10 7 (3.07%) Perl
10 7 (3.07%) VB
11 5 (2.19%) ES6
11 5 (2.19%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.32%) C
13 3 (1.32%) ECMAScript
13 3 (1.32%) Go
13 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB
4 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) HND
5 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.09%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) Docker
2 3 (1.32%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.32%) HDFS
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) logstash
2 4 (1.75%) Oozie
3 3 (1.32%) Ansible
3 3 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Mesos
Vendors
1 31 (13.60%) Oracle
2 15 (6.58%) IBM
3 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.63%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.19%) Google
5 5 (2.19%) hybris
6 4 (1.75%) Apple
7 3 (1.32%) ILOG
8 2 (0.88%) ATG
8 2 (0.88%) Avaya
8 2 (0.88%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.88%) PayPal
9 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.44%) Luciad
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.44%) Pega
9 1 (0.44%) Perforce
9 1 (0.44%) Splunk
9 1 (0.44%) Talend
9 1 (0.44%) VMware
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