Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 463 228 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.58% 12.93% 7.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.10% 39.65% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 87 103
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £257
90th Percentile £525 £543 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £416
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.11% +9.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £18.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +140.00% -53.13% +10.34%

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 906 575 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.31% 32.61% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 291 420
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £287 £263 £231
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +5 357 £400 -8.57% 9
High Wycombe -9 4 £375 +53.06% 2
Aylesbury +4 3 £600 +36.36%
Buckingham 0 2 - -
Amersham - 1 £300 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 238 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (45.79%) Spring
3 139 (30.02%) Banking
4 138 (29.81%) TDD
5 135 (29.16%) Microservices
6 132 (28.51%) Jenkins
7 125 (27.00%) Git (software)
8 124 (26.78%) Finance
9 107 (23.11%) Spring Boot
10 103 (22.25%) JavaScript
11 102 (22.03%) RESTful
12 97 (20.95%) AngularJS
13 96 (20.73%) Scrum
14 81 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
15 80 (17.28%) Web Services
16 76 (16.41%) Ruby
17 75 (16.20%) Node.js
18 74 (15.98%) HTML
19 70 (15.12%) SQL
19 70 (15.12%) REST
20 63 (13.61%) API Development
21 60 (12.96%) Maven
22 59 (12.74%) JIRA
23 57 (12.31%) SOAP
24 56 (12.10%) IBM
25 55 (11.88%) Cloud Foundry
26 54 (11.66%) Continuous Delivery
26 54 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
27 53 (11.45%) Docker
28 52 (11.23%) SOA

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 55 (11.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 42 (9.07%) WebSphere
3 25 (5.40%) Confluence
4 22 (4.75%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.32%) Apache Spark
6 18 (3.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (3.02%) Apache
9 10 (2.16%) CMS
10 9 (1.94%) Drupal
10 9 (1.94%) JBoss
11 8 (1.73%) Alfresco
11 8 (1.73%) Liferay
12 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.30%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.08%) SAS
15 4 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
17 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
17 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (10.58%) OpenShift
2 49 (10.58%) PaaS
3 19 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.73%) Sauce Labs
6 6 (1.30%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.08%) Bluemix
7 5 (1.08%) Google Checkout
7 5 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (1.08%) npm
8 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.43%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.43%) GitHub
9 2 (0.43%) Office 365
9 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.91%) Internet
2 28 (6.05%) HTTP
3 10 (2.16%) SSL
4 9 (1.94%) FTP
4 9 (1.94%) SMTP
5 8 (1.73%) Intranet
6 4 (0.86%) Firewall
7 2 (0.43%) LDAP
7 2 (0.43%) Skype
8 1 (0.22%) AMQP
8 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.70%) Big Data
2 29 (6.26%) Redis
3 28 (6.05%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.40%) Hadoop
5 22 (4.75%) NoSQL
6 21 (4.54%) MySQL
7 20 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.94%) DB2
9 8 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.30%) QlikView
10 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.08%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.08%) Endeca
12 4 (0.86%) Hazelcast
12 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.86%) Spark SQL
12 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 132 (28.51%) Jenkins
2 125 (27.00%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.96%) Maven
4 59 (12.74%) JIRA
5 40 (8.64%) Eclipse
6 39 (8.42%) Selenium
7 32 (6.91%) JUnit
8 27 (5.83%) Cucumber
9 24 (5.18%) GitLab
10 17 (3.67%) Bitbucket
10 17 (3.67%) WebDriver
11 16 (3.46%) Mockito
12 14 (3.02%) git-flow
12 14 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (3.02%) TeamCity
13 13 (2.81%) Protractor
14 12 (2.59%) Appium
15 11 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (1.94%) Mocha
General
1 139 (30.02%) Banking
2 124 (26.78%) Finance
3 19 (4.10%) Retail Banking
4 17 (3.67%) Retail
5 12 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.16%) Automotive
7 7 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.08%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (67.82%) Developer
2 225 (48.60%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 35 (7.56%) Senior Developer
5 29 (6.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (6.05%) Angular Developer
7 25 (5.40%) Java Engineer
7 25 (5.40%) Tester
8 22 (4.75%) Automation Tester
9 21 (4.54%) Node.js Developer
9 21 (4.54%) Software Developer
10 20 (4.32%) Analyst
10 20 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.67%) Cloud Developer
12 16 (3.46%) Java Software Developer
13 14 (3.02%) Architect
13 14 (3.02%) J2EE Developer
13 14 (3.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 14 (3.02%) Senior Java Engineer
13 14 (3.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (45.79%) Spring
2 107 (23.11%) Spring Boot
3 102 (22.03%) RESTful
4 97 (20.95%) AngularJS
5 80 (17.28%) Web Services
6 75 (16.20%) Node.js
7 74 (15.98%) HTML
8 70 (15.12%) REST
9 57 (12.31%) SOAP
10 49 (10.58%) JSON
11 47 (10.15%) Java EE
12 43 (9.29%) CSS
12 43 (9.29%) XML
13 42 (9.07%) J2EE
14 39 (8.42%) Hibernate
15 32 (6.91%) Spring MVC
16 30 (6.48%) Swagger
17 29 (6.26%) HTML5
18 27 (5.83%) OAuth
19 19 (4.10%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.54%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.10%) Cloud Native
3 11 (2.38%) DataPower
3 11 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.73%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.86%) iPad
7 4 (0.86%) Online Games
7 4 (0.86%) User Experience
8 2 (0.43%) Fintech
8 2 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.22%) Clustering
9 1 (0.22%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.22%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Robotics
9 1 (0.22%) Social Media
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.83%) Linux
1 27 (5.83%) Windows
2 23 (4.97%) Android
3 17 (3.67%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.16%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.51%) Unix
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.86%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (29.81%) TDD
3 135 (29.16%) Microservices
4 96 (20.73%) Scrum
5 81 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (13.61%) API Development
7 54 (11.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 52 (11.23%) SOA
9 50 (10.80%) Test Automation
10 43 (9.29%) MVC
11 42 (9.07%) DevOps
12 40 (8.64%) BDD
13 37 (7.99%) Kanban
14 32 (6.91%) Software Engineering
14 32 (6.91%) Unit Testing
15 29 (6.26%) CRM
16 25 (5.40%) Open Source
17 23 (4.97%) OO
18 22 (4.75%) E-Commerce
19 19 (4.10%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.25%) JavaScript
2 76 (16.41%) Ruby
3 70 (15.12%) SQL
4 43 (9.29%) Go
5 21 (4.54%) Python
6 19 (4.10%) C#
6 19 (4.10%) Scala
7 15 (3.24%) Apple Swift
8 10 (2.16%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.16%) VB
9 9 (1.94%) ActionScript
9 9 (1.94%) ActionScript 2.0
9 9 (1.94%) ActionScript 3.0
10 8 (1.73%) Groovy
11 7 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.30%) VBA
13 5 (1.08%) C++
13 5 (1.08%) Perl
14 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (1.73%) Degree
2 5 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) ISEB
4 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.22%) MCPD
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PMP
5 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.78%) QA
2 9 (1.94%) RosettaNet
3 7 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.51%) GDPR
4 3 (0.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) AS 2805
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (11.45%) Docker
2 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.43%) XenApp
3 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (5.40%) Ansible
2 11 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.65%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.65%) Consul
4 3 (0.65%) Kibana
4 3 (0.65%) Mesos
4 3 (0.65%) Puppet
4 3 (0.65%) Terraform
5 2 (0.43%) Ambari
5 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.43%) Oozie
5 2 (0.43%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (12.10%) IBM
2 42 (9.07%) Oracle
3 18 (3.89%) Google
3 18 (3.89%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.46%) Cloudera
5 15 (3.24%) MuleSoft
5 15 (3.24%) WSO2
6 13 (2.81%) Apigee
7 9 (1.94%) webMethods
8 8 (1.73%) OpenText
9 7 (1.51%) hybris
9 7 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.08%) Coremetrics
10 5 (1.08%) PayPal
10 5 (1.08%) Teradata
11 4 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.86%) HP
12 3 (0.65%) Apple
12 3 (0.65%) Avaya
12 3 (0.65%) Hortonworks