Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 251 431 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.54% 19.33% 11.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.20% 50.12% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 164 79
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £261
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £57.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +283.33% -62.50%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +200.00% -62.50%

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 734 860 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.59% 38.57% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 346 296
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £384 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +4.42% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +48.65% +23.33%
10th Percentile £33.87 £18.50 £11.85
90th Percentile £51.38 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.56% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -5 204 £438 +9.38% 28
High Wycombe -4 1 £538 +43.33% 2
Marlow - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 £390 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 105 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.47%) Spring
3 72 (28.69%) TDD
3 72 (28.69%) Jenkins
4 67 (26.69%) Test Automation
5 63 (25.10%) Banking
5 63 (25.10%) SQL
6 62 (24.70%) JavaScript
7 59 (23.51%) Node.js
8 57 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (22.31%) AngularJS
10 52 (20.72%) Spring Boot
11 44 (17.53%) Git (software)
11 44 (17.53%) Finance
12 41 (16.33%) Python
12 41 (16.33%) MongoDB
13 40 (15.94%) DevOps
13 40 (15.94%) IBM
14 38 (15.14%) Web Services
15 36 (14.34%) JIRA
15 36 (14.34%) Docker
16 35 (13.94%) OpenShift
16 35 (13.94%) Scrum
17 33 (13.15%) BDD
18 32 (12.75%) QA
19 30 (11.95%) Linux
19 30 (11.95%) SDLC
20 29 (11.55%) Continuous Delivery
21 28 (11.16%) Oracle
22 27 (10.76%) Microservices

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 21 (8.37%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.58%) Apache
3 13 (5.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (5.18%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.59%) Confluence
5 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.79%) JBoss
7 5 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.80%) CMS
9 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.80%) nginx
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.40%) CICS
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Maximo
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.40%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.94%) OpenShift
2 24 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (9.56%) PaaS
3 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.99%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.59%) npm
6 3 (1.20%) IaaS
6 3 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.80%) GitHub
7 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.80%) Heroku
7 2 (0.80%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.80%) SaaS
7 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.37%) Internet
2 6 (2.39%) HTTP
3 4 (1.59%) SSL
4 3 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 1 (0.40%) ATM
6 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.33%) MongoDB
2 20 (7.97%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.57%) Hadoop
4 15 (5.98%) Big Data
4 15 (5.98%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.38%) DB2
5 11 (4.38%) HBase
5 11 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.79%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.39%) MySQL
8 6 (2.39%) Redis
9 4 (1.59%) Impala
9 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.20%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.20%) Power BI
10 3 (1.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 72 (28.69%) Jenkins
2 44 (17.53%) Git (software)
3 36 (14.34%) JIRA
4 23 (9.16%) Maven
5 22 (8.76%) Selenium
6 18 (7.17%) Appium
7 17 (6.77%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.38%) Calabash
9 7 (2.79%) GitLab
9 7 (2.79%) SoapUI
9 7 (2.79%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.79%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.79%) Xcode
10 6 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.39%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.39%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.99%) WebStorm
12 4 (1.59%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.59%) git-flow
General
1 63 (25.10%) Banking
2 44 (17.53%) Finance
3 15 (5.98%) Law
4 9 (3.59%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.19%) Retail
6 4 (1.59%) Back Office
7 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 3 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (52.59%) Developer
2 73 (29.08%) Java Developer
3 30 (11.95%) Automation Tester
3 30 (11.95%) Tester
4 23 (9.16%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.97%) Node.js Developer
6 18 (7.17%) Architect
7 17 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (6.37%) Analyst
9 15 (5.98%) QA Automation Tester
9 15 (5.98%) QA Tester
10 11 (4.38%) Java Automation Tester
10 11 (4.38%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.19%) Angular Developer
13 8 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.19%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.47%) Spring
2 59 (23.51%) Node.js
3 56 (22.31%) AngularJS
4 52 (20.72%) Spring Boot
5 38 (15.14%) Web Services
6 27 (10.76%) REST
7 25 (9.96%) XML
8 24 (9.56%) SOAP
9 21 (8.37%) Hibernate
9 21 (8.37%) Middleware
10 20 (7.97%) Kafka
11 19 (7.57%) Java EE
12 18 (7.17%) HTML
12 18 (7.17%) J2EE
13 13 (5.18%) JSON
13 13 (5.18%) Spring MVC
14 12 (4.78%) CSS
15 10 (3.98%) Struts
16 9 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (3.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (5.58%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.39%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.59%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.20%) User Experience
8 2 (0.80%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.80%) Clustering
8 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) HACMP
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) New Media
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.95%) Linux
2 21 (8.37%) Windows
3 17 (6.77%) Android
4 16 (6.37%) Apple iOS
5 13 (5.18%) Unix
6 7 (2.79%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.80%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.80%) Solaris
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (28.69%) TDD
3 67 (26.69%) Test Automation
4 57 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (15.94%) DevOps
6 35 (13.94%) Scrum
7 33 (13.15%) BDD
8 30 (11.95%) SDLC
9 29 (11.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (10.76%) Microservices
11 24 (9.56%) Open Source
12 23 (9.16%) Build Automation
13 17 (6.77%) Dependency Management
13 17 (6.77%) MVC
13 17 (6.77%) OO
13 17 (6.77%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.98%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.78%) QA Automation
16 11 (4.38%) CRM
16 11 (4.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.10%) SQL
2 62 (24.70%) JavaScript
3 41 (16.33%) Python
4 24 (9.56%) Ruby
5 14 (5.58%) C++
6 13 (5.18%) C#
7 12 (4.78%) Groovy
8 9 (3.59%) Scala
9 8 (3.19%) Java 8
9 8 (3.19%) VB
10 7 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.39%) Apple Swift
11 6 (2.39%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.99%) COBOL
13 4 (1.59%) C
13 4 (1.59%) Go
14 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.20%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.99%) Degree
3 5 (1.99%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) ISEB
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.75%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (14.34%) Docker
2 9 (3.59%) HDFS
3 3 (1.20%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) GPFS
5 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.78%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.79%) Ansible
2 7 (2.79%) SCCM
2 7 (2.79%) SCOM
2 7 (2.79%) WSUS
3 5 (1.99%) Kibana
4 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.40%) Control-M
6 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (15.94%) IBM
2 28 (11.16%) Oracle
3 10 (3.98%) Splunk
4 9 (3.59%) Adobe
5 7 (2.79%) Cloudera
5 7 (2.79%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.79%) Sony
6 6 (2.39%) Google
7 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.20%) hybris
8 3 (1.20%) Remedy
8 3 (1.20%) Tableau
8 3 (1.20%) Talend
9 2 (0.80%) ATG
9 2 (0.80%) Demandware
9 2 (0.80%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.80%) SAP
9 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.80%) VMware