Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +26
Contract jobs citing Java 416 216 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.32% 12.88% 9.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.54% 40.99% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 87 109
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.63% -2.07%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £560 £480
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%

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 875 527 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.53% 31.43% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 278 402
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.72% +2.84% +0.71%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £258
90th Percentile £530 £532 £530
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 17
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +97.37% +8.57%
10th Percentile £32.50 £12.90 £12.90
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.10 £41.81
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +14.07%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +4 313 £450 +16.88% 27
High Wycombe - 4 £375 - 4
Aylesbury -8 2 £600 - 2
Buckingham - 2 - -
Amersham - 1 £300 - 2
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 205 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (40.38%) Spring
3 127 (30.53%) TDD
4 124 (29.81%) Banking
5 109 (26.20%) Jenkins
6 105 (25.24%) AngularJS
7 97 (23.32%) Spring Boot
7 97 (23.32%) Finance
8 92 (22.12%) Microservices
9 85 (20.43%) Git (software)
10 77 (18.51%) JavaScript
11 73 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (16.35%) SQL
13 66 (15.87%) Scrum
14 64 (15.38%) Web Services
15 62 (14.90%) Node.js
16 57 (13.70%) HTML
17 56 (13.46%) IBM
18 55 (13.22%) Test Automation
19 54 (12.98%) API Development
20 53 (12.74%) RESTful
21 51 (12.26%) DevOps
22 50 (12.02%) Docker
22 50 (12.02%) OpenShift
23 49 (11.78%) J2EE
23 49 (11.78%) WebSphere
24 48 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
25 47 (11.30%) REST
26 46 (11.06%) JIRA
27 45 (10.82%) Hibernate

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 49 (11.78%) WebSphere
2 34 (8.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 31 (7.45%) Tomcat
4 28 (6.73%) Apache Spark
4 28 (6.73%) Confluence
5 21 (5.05%) Apache
6 13 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.44%) SAS
8 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.20%) CMS
10 4 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.72%) Drupal
11 3 (0.72%) JBoss
12 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.48%) Liferay
12 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.02%) OpenShift
2 42 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (10.10%) PaaS
3 17 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.92%) Sauce Labs
6 6 (1.44%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.20%) Google Checkout
8 3 (0.72%) npm
9 2 (0.48%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) IaaS
9 2 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Office 365
9 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.89%) HTTP
2 28 (6.73%) Internet
3 10 (2.40%) FTP
3 10 (2.40%) SMTP
3 10 (2.40%) SSL
4 6 (1.44%) Intranet
5 4 (0.96%) Firewall
6 2 (0.48%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) AMQP
7 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.89%) Big Data
3 31 (7.45%) Hadoop
4 25 (6.01%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.57%) Redis
6 16 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 13 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.13%) MySQL
8 9 (2.16%) DB2
8 9 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.68%) Impala
10 6 (1.44%) QlikView
10 6 (1.44%) Sqoop
11 5 (1.20%) Endeca
11 5 (1.20%) HBase
12 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (26.20%) Jenkins
2 85 (20.43%) Git (software)
3 46 (11.06%) JIRA
4 38 (9.13%) Maven
5 34 (8.17%) Selenium
6 33 (7.93%) Eclipse
7 23 (5.53%) Cucumber
8 22 (5.29%) GitLab
9 19 (4.57%) WebDriver
10 16 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 16 (3.85%) git-flow
11 15 (3.61%) JUnit
12 13 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (2.88%) Appium
14 10 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (2.16%) Protractor
16 8 (1.92%) Ant
16 8 (1.92%) Hudson
16 8 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (1.92%) Mocha
General
1 124 (29.81%) Banking
2 97 (23.32%) Finance
3 21 (5.05%) Retail
3 21 (5.05%) Retail Banking
4 13 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.16%) Automotive
5 9 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (67.31%) Developer
2 195 (46.88%) Java Developer
3 59 (14.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 48 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 44 (10.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (7.21%) Angular Developer
7 22 (5.29%) J2EE Developer
7 22 (5.29%) Java Engineer
7 22 (5.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (5.05%) Tester
9 19 (4.57%) Consultant
9 19 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.33%) Automation Tester
11 17 (4.09%) Lead Developer
12 16 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
13 15 (3.61%) Analyst
14 14 (3.37%) Architect
15 13 (3.13%) Cloud Developer
15 13 (3.13%) QA Tester
15 13 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (40.38%) Spring
2 105 (25.24%) AngularJS
3 97 (23.32%) Spring Boot
4 64 (15.38%) Web Services
5 62 (14.90%) Node.js
6 57 (13.70%) HTML
7 53 (12.74%) RESTful
8 49 (11.78%) J2EE
9 47 (11.30%) REST
10 45 (10.82%) Hibernate
11 44 (10.58%) SOAP
12 40 (9.62%) Java EE
13 39 (9.38%) CSS
14 31 (7.45%) JSON
15 29 (6.97%) Spring MVC
15 29 (6.97%) XML
16 23 (5.53%) JDBC
17 22 (5.29%) HTML5
18 21 (5.05%) Apache CXF
18 21 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 11 (2.64%) Cloud Native
3 10 (2.40%) DataPower
4 8 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.20%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.20%) User Experience
7 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.24%) Fintech
9 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.24%) Robotics
9 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.77%) Windows
2 23 (5.53%) Android
3 19 (4.57%) Linux
4 14 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.68%) Unix
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (30.53%) TDD
3 92 (22.12%) Microservices
4 73 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (15.87%) Scrum
6 55 (13.22%) Test Automation
7 54 (12.98%) API Development
8 51 (12.26%) DevOps
9 48 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 38 (9.13%) CRM
11 30 (7.21%) MVC
12 28 (6.73%) BDD
13 24 (5.77%) Waterfall
14 23 (5.53%) E-Commerce
14 23 (5.53%) Kanban
14 23 (5.53%) SOA
15 21 (5.05%) Unit Testing
16 19 (4.57%) Open Source
17 16 (3.85%) ETL
17 16 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.51%) JavaScript
2 68 (16.35%) SQL
3 44 (10.58%) Ruby
4 28 (6.73%) Go
5 23 (5.53%) Scala
6 22 (5.29%) C#
7 19 (4.57%) Python
8 13 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.88%) Apple Swift
10 10 (2.40%) ActionScript
10 10 (2.40%) ActionScript 2.0
10 10 (2.40%) ActionScript 3.0
10 10 (2.40%) VB
11 8 (1.92%) C++
12 7 (1.68%) Perl
12 7 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.44%) VBA
14 5 (1.20%) Groovy
14 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (1.68%) Degree
2 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.24%) MCPD
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMP
5 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.01%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) RosettaNet
3 8 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (12.02%) Docker
2 5 (1.20%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.48%) XenApp
4 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.33%) Ansible
2 8 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.68%) Oozie
4 5 (1.20%) Amdocs OSS
4 5 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.96%) Puppet
6 3 (0.72%) Consul
6 3 (0.72%) Kibana
6 3 (0.72%) Mesos
7 2 (0.48%) Ambari
7 2 (0.48%) Netcool
7 2 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.48%) SCCM
7 2 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.48%) Terraform
7 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (13.46%) IBM
2 33 (7.93%) Oracle
3 17 (4.09%) Cloudera
3 17 (4.09%) Google
4 13 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.40%) webMethods
6 9 (2.16%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.44%) hybris
7 6 (1.44%) Teradata
8 5 (1.20%) Amdocs
8 5 (1.20%) Apigee
8 5 (1.20%) Coremetrics
8 5 (1.20%) Cramer
8 5 (1.20%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.20%) PayPal
8 5 (1.20%) WSO2
9 4 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.96%) HP
10 3 (0.72%) Citrix
10 3 (0.72%) Red Hat