Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 9 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +21
Contract jobs citing Java 346 249 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.01% 12.98% 10.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.05% 42.78% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 93 125
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +2.11% -2.07%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £300
90th Percentile £553 £536 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +24.14% -9.38%

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 886 582 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 41.00% 30.33% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 250 368
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £363 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +0.35% +7.04%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.50 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% - +54.00%
10th Percentile £35.13 £21.30 £13.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £77.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.89%

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 April 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 April 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 +3 262 £450 +23.71% 29
Buckingham - 2 £475 -
High Wycombe -7 1 £525 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 154 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (38.44%) Spring
3 100 (28.90%) TDD
4 96 (27.75%) Banking
5 89 (25.72%) Jenkins
6 88 (25.43%) AngularJS
6 88 (25.43%) Spring Boot
7 79 (22.83%) SQL
8 76 (21.97%) DevOps
9 67 (19.36%) Git (software)
10 61 (17.63%) Finance
11 59 (17.05%) IBM
12 58 (16.76%) Test Automation
13 57 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (15.03%) Microservices
15 50 (14.45%) Web Services
16 48 (13.87%) Scrum
17 45 (13.01%) Node.js
18 44 (12.72%) Docker
19 42 (12.14%) WebSphere
19 42 (12.14%) J2EE
20 41 (11.85%) JIRA
21 40 (11.56%) Hibernate
21 40 (11.56%) Big Data
22 39 (11.27%) SQL Server
22 39 (11.27%) JavaScript
22 39 (11.27%) Python
23 38 (10.98%) OpenShift
23 38 (10.98%) Apache Spark
24 36 (10.40%) WebSphere MQ

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 42 (12.14%) WebSphere
2 38 (10.98%) Apache Spark
3 25 (7.23%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.36%) Apache
5 19 (5.49%) Confluence
6 10 (2.89%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.60%) JBoss
8 8 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.73%) SAS
9 6 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.58%) CMS
11 2 (0.58%) IIS
11 2 (0.58%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.58%) nginx
11 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.98%) OpenShift
2 35 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (8.96%) PaaS
4 13 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (3.47%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (2.31%) IaaS
9 6 (1.73%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (1.45%) SaaS
11 4 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.16%) npm
12 3 (0.87%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.58%) GitHub
13 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.58%) Office 365
13 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.51%) HTTP
2 19 (5.49%) Internet
3 9 (2.60%) SSL
4 8 (2.31%) FTP
5 7 (2.02%) SMTP
6 3 (0.87%) DNS
7 2 (0.58%) Skype
8 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.29%) Firewall
8 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.56%) Big Data
2 39 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 36 (10.40%) Hadoop
4 28 (8.09%) MongoDB
5 24 (6.94%) Apache Hive
6 21 (6.07%) NoSQL
6 21 (6.07%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.05%) Impala
7 14 (4.05%) MySQL
8 13 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.60%) HBase
9 9 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.02%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.73%) QlikView
11 6 (1.73%) Redis
11 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (25.72%) Jenkins
2 67 (19.36%) Git (software)
3 41 (11.85%) JIRA
4 31 (8.96%) Maven
5 30 (8.67%) Selenium
6 22 (6.36%) GitLab
7 19 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 18 (5.20%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.76%) Eclipse
10 12 (3.47%) Appium
10 12 (3.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (3.18%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.18%) git-flow
11 11 (3.18%) JUnit
11 11 (3.18%) Mocha
12 10 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.89%) Protractor
12 10 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (2.60%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.02%) SonarQube
General
1 96 (27.75%) Banking
2 61 (17.63%) Finance
3 13 (3.76%) Retail
4 12 (3.47%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.60%) Back Office
6 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.16%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.58%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 198 (57.23%) Developer
2 141 (40.75%) Java Developer
3 43 (12.43%) Full Stack Developer
4 39 (11.27%) Senior Developer
5 37 (10.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (8.09%) Java Engineer
7 22 (6.36%) Analyst
7 22 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (5.78%) Angular Developer
8 20 (5.78%) Tester
9 19 (5.49%) Automation Tester
9 19 (5.49%) Lead Developer
10 17 (4.91%) Big Data Developer
11 16 (4.62%) Lead Java Developer
12 15 (4.34%) Apache Spark Developer
12 15 (4.34%) Architect
12 15 (4.34%) Consultant
12 15 (4.34%) Hadoop Developer
12 15 (4.34%) J2EE Developer
12 15 (4.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (38.44%) Spring
2 88 (25.43%) AngularJS
2 88 (25.43%) Spring Boot
3 50 (14.45%) Web Services
4 45 (13.01%) Node.js
5 42 (12.14%) J2EE
6 40 (11.56%) Hibernate
7 36 (10.40%) REST
7 36 (10.40%) SOAP
7 36 (10.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 27 (7.80%) Spring MVC
9 24 (6.94%) RESTful
10 23 (6.65%) Kafka
10 23 (6.65%) XML
11 22 (6.36%) JDBC
12 21 (6.07%) HTML
13 19 (5.49%) JSON
14 18 (5.20%) CSS
14 18 (5.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (4.91%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (2.89%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.02%) DataPower
5 6 (1.73%) User Experience
6 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.16%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.58%) Fintech
9 2 (0.58%) Smart City
10 1 (0.29%) HACMP
10 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.96%) Linux
2 24 (6.94%) Windows
3 16 (4.62%) Android
4 11 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.18%) Unix
5 9 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.58%) DC/OS
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.90%) TDD
3 76 (21.97%) DevOps
4 58 (16.76%) Test Automation
5 57 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (15.03%) Microservices
7 48 (13.87%) Scrum
8 33 (9.54%) API Development
9 31 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (8.67%) BDD
11 29 (8.38%) MVC
12 23 (6.65%) CRM
13 21 (6.07%) E-Commerce
14 18 (5.20%) SDLC
14 18 (5.20%) Waterfall
15 15 (4.34%) QA Automation
16 13 (3.76%) Technical Analysis
17 12 (3.47%) Build Automation
17 12 (3.47%) Kanban
17 12 (3.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 79 (22.83%) SQL
2 39 (11.27%) JavaScript
2 39 (11.27%) Python
3 28 (8.09%) Java 8
4 25 (7.23%) Scala
5 17 (4.91%) C#
5 17 (4.91%) Ruby
6 12 (3.47%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.18%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.89%) VB
9 9 (2.60%) Apple Swift
10 8 (2.31%) C++
10 8 (2.31%) Go
11 7 (2.02%) ActionScript
11 7 (2.02%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (2.02%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (1.73%) Groovy
12 6 (1.73%) VBA
13 5 (1.45%) PHP
14 4 (1.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (2.02%) Degree
2 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.58%) HND
3 2 (0.58%) ISEB
3 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) APMG
4 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.65%) QA
2 8 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.02%) RosettaNet
4 5 (1.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (12.72%) Docker
2 8 (2.31%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.87%) HDFS
6 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.58%) XenApp
6 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) GPFS
7 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.34%) Ansible
2 11 (3.18%) Oozie
3 10 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.45%) Amdocs OSS
4 5 (1.45%) Kibana
4 5 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.16%) Puppet
6 2 (0.58%) Netcool
6 2 (0.58%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.58%) SCCM
6 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (17.05%) IBM
2 34 (9.83%) Oracle
3 18 (5.20%) Cloudera
4 13 (3.76%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.31%) hybris
6 7 (2.02%) Hortonworks
6 7 (2.02%) SAP
6 7 (2.02%) webMethods
7 6 (1.73%) Google
7 6 (1.73%) Teradata
8 5 (1.45%) Amdocs
8 5 (1.45%) Cramer
9 3 (0.87%) Citrix
9 3 (0.87%) Remedy
9 3 (0.87%) Talend
10 2 (0.58%) Demandware
10 2 (0.58%) Ivanti
10 2 (0.58%) Nuxeo
10 2 (0.58%) Splunk
10 2 (0.58%) Tableau