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 28 June 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.

Java
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Contract jobs citing Java 188 117 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.49% 12.15% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.84% 37.86% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 42 42
Median daily rate £363 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £236 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 393 309 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.64% 32.09% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 152 227
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +6 146 £369 -2.31% 19
Aylesbury -1 1 - -
High Wycombe -1 1 - - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 209 (68.08%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (42.35%) Spring
3 108 (35.18%) Git (software)
4 94 (30.62%) Jenkins
5 92 (29.97%) Banking
6 87 (28.34%) Finance
6 87 (28.34%) REST
7 81 (26.38%) Scrum
7 81 (26.38%) TDD
7 81 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (25.41%) JavaScript
9 75 (24.43%) Microservices
10 71 (23.13%) SQL
10 71 (23.13%) Web Services
11 65 (21.17%) SOAP
12 60 (19.54%) JIRA
12 60 (19.54%) Test Automation
13 57 (18.57%) Spring Boot
14 56 (18.24%) Node.js
14 56 (18.24%) HTML
15 54 (17.59%) RESTful
16 52 (16.94%) AngularJS
17 47 (15.31%) SOA
17 47 (15.31%) Ruby
18 46 (14.98%) CSS
19 45 (14.66%) Maven
19 45 (14.66%) Selenium
20 43 (14.01%) XML
21 41 (13.36%) IBM
21 41 (13.36%) Java EE

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 (6.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 19 (6.19%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.19%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.23%) Confluence
4 12 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (3.58%) JBoss
6 9 (2.93%) Apache
6 9 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.61%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.95%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.95%) CMS
8 6 (1.95%) Drupal
8 6 (1.95%) Liferay
8 6 (1.95%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.65%) WildFly
10 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.77%) OpenShift
3 20 (6.51%) PaaS
4 10 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.95%) Bluemix
5 6 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.65%) Google Checkout
7 2 (0.65%) SaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.33%) Route 53
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.05%) Internet
2 5 (1.63%) HTTP
3 3 (0.98%) LDAP
4 2 (0.65%) AMQP
4 2 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.70%) MongoDB
2 29 (9.45%) Hadoop
3 26 (8.47%) Big Data
4 21 (6.84%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.19%) MySQL
6 17 (5.54%) Apache Hive
7 16 (5.21%) Impala
7 16 (5.21%) Redis
8 14 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.26%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.61%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.61%) Sqoop
12 7 (2.28%) DB2
12 7 (2.28%) HBase
13 5 (1.63%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.98%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.65%) Endeca
16 1 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 108 (35.18%) Git (software)
2 94 (30.62%) Jenkins
3 60 (19.54%) JIRA
4 45 (14.66%) Maven
4 45 (14.66%) Selenium
5 23 (7.49%) Cucumber
6 20 (6.51%) Eclipse
6 20 (6.51%) JUnit
7 19 (6.19%) Calabash
8 18 (5.86%) GitLab
9 16 (5.21%) Bitbucket
10 14 (4.56%) Gradle
10 14 (4.56%) Protractor
10 14 (4.56%) WebDriver
11 12 (3.91%) Karma Test Runner
11 12 (3.91%) Mocha
12 10 (3.26%) Mockito
13 8 (2.61%) Appium
13 8 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (2.61%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (29.97%) Banking
2 87 (28.34%) Finance
3 24 (7.82%) Retail
4 14 (4.56%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (2.28%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.63%) Games
7 3 (0.98%) Law
7 3 (0.98%) Marketing
7 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (63.19%) Developer
2 150 (48.86%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.77%) Tester
4 28 (9.12%) Full Stack Developer
5 24 (7.82%) Automation Tester
6 21 (6.84%) Architect
7 19 (6.19%) Agile Developer
7 19 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.54%) QA Tester
9 15 (4.89%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (4.56%) Angular Developer
11 13 (4.23%) Analyst
11 13 (4.23%) Android Developer
11 13 (4.23%) QA Automation Tester
12 12 (3.91%) Hadoop Developer
12 12 (3.91%) Node.js Developer
13 11 (3.58%) Big Data Developer
13 11 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.26%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (42.35%) Spring
2 87 (28.34%) REST
3 71 (23.13%) Web Services
4 65 (21.17%) SOAP
5 57 (18.57%) Spring Boot
6 56 (18.24%) HTML
6 56 (18.24%) Node.js
7 54 (17.59%) RESTful
8 52 (16.94%) AngularJS
9 46 (14.98%) CSS
10 43 (14.01%) XML
11 41 (13.36%) Java EE
12 32 (10.42%) JSON
13 30 (9.77%) Hibernate
14 28 (9.12%) J2EE
15 26 (8.47%) HTML5
16 20 (6.51%) XSLT
17 18 (5.86%) jQuery
18 16 (5.21%) CSS3
18 16 (5.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.40%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.89%) User Experience
3 11 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.93%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.28%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.28%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.95%) DataPower
7 5 (1.63%) iPad
8 4 (1.30%) Online Games
9 3 (0.98%) Fintech
10 2 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.33%) Clustering
11 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Infotainment
11 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.45%) Linux
2 28 (9.12%) Android
3 13 (4.23%) Windows
4 10 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.28%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.63%) Unix
7 2 (0.65%) AIX
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
7 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (68.08%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
2 81 (26.38%) Scrum
2 81 (26.38%) TDD
3 75 (24.43%) Microservices
4 60 (19.54%) Test Automation
5 47 (15.31%) SOA
6 31 (10.10%) BDD
7 30 (9.77%) Unit Testing
8 29 (9.45%) OO
9 27 (8.79%) Open Source
9 27 (8.79%) Software Engineering
10 24 (7.82%) API Development
11 23 (7.49%) SDLC
12 22 (7.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (7.17%) DevOps
12 22 (7.17%) Kanban
12 22 (7.17%) MVC
13 17 (5.54%) Functional Testing
14 16 (5.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.41%) JavaScript
2 71 (23.13%) SQL
3 47 (15.31%) Ruby
4 38 (12.38%) Python
5 22 (7.17%) Scala
6 18 (5.86%) VB
7 17 (5.54%) Go
8 16 (5.21%) Groovy
9 15 (4.89%) Apple Swift
10 14 (4.56%) C#
11 13 (4.23%) Perl
12 12 (3.91%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.26%) C++
14 7 (2.28%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.95%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.63%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.30%) ES6
18 3 (0.98%) ECMAScript
19 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
19 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (2.61%) Degree
2 6 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.30%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.65%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) HND
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.03%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (7.49%) Docker
2 7 (2.28%) HDFS
3 6 (1.95%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (6.19%) Ansible
2 7 (2.28%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.63%) Oozie
4 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.30%) Mesos
5 3 (0.98%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.98%) Marathon
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (13.36%) IBM
2 32 (10.42%) Oracle
3 11 (3.58%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.26%) WSO2
5 9 (2.93%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.28%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.95%) Google
7 6 (1.95%) OpenText
7 6 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.63%) Apigee
8 5 (1.63%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.98%) Apple
9 3 (0.98%) CA
9 3 (0.98%) hybris
9 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.65%) Coremetrics
10 2 (0.65%) PayPal
10 2 (0.65%) Pega
10 2 (0.65%) Remedy
11 1 (0.33%) AppDynamics
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