Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 287 353 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.67% 16.46% 11.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.61% 47.00% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 150 110
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £434 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.67% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.43% +15.00%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -16.67%

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 784 751 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 40.06% 35.01% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 310 323
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +32.53% +38.33%
10th Percentile £37.00 £18.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £48.60 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -2 231 £438 +12.90% 25
Buckingham - 1 £475 - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 118 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.31%) Banking
3 86 (29.97%) Spring
4 83 (28.92%) TDD
5 79 (27.53%) Jenkins
6 69 (24.04%) SQL
7 67 (23.34%) Spring Boot
8 66 (23.00%) AngularJS
9 58 (20.21%) DevOps
9 58 (20.21%) Test Automation
10 54 (18.82%) JavaScript
11 52 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (17.77%) Git (software)
13 50 (17.42%) Node.js
14 48 (16.72%) Web Services
15 47 (16.38%) Finance
16 46 (16.03%) Python
17 45 (15.68%) IBM
18 44 (15.33%) Microservices
19 40 (13.94%) MongoDB
19 40 (13.94%) Scrum
20 39 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (13.24%) REST
22 37 (12.89%) PaaS
22 37 (12.89%) Oracle
23 36 (12.54%) JIRA
24 35 (12.20%) OpenShift
24 35 (12.20%) Docker
25 34 (11.85%) SOAP
25 34 (11.85%) Linux

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 25 (8.71%) Apache Spark
2 21 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (4.88%) JBoss
5 12 (4.18%) Apache
6 10 (3.48%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.14%) Confluence
7 9 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.05%) IIS
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.70%) CMS
10 2 (0.70%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.70%) nginx
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.35%) CICS
11 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Maximo
2 3 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.35%) Magento
4 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (12.89%) PaaS
3 35 (12.20%) OpenShift
4 14 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (4.18%) Amazon S3
6 9 (3.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.14%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.44%) IaaS
8 6 (2.09%) npm
9 4 (1.39%) SaaS
10 3 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.70%) GitHub
11 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.70%) Heroku
11 2 (0.70%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.88%) Internet
2 4 (1.39%) HTTP
2 4 (1.39%) SSL
3 2 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) ATM
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.94%) MongoDB
2 27 (9.41%) Big Data
2 27 (9.41%) Hadoop
3 23 (8.01%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.62%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.57%) Apache Hive
6 14 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.53%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.83%) DB2
9 10 (3.48%) HBase
9 10 (3.48%) Impala
9 10 (3.48%) MySQL
10 9 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (3.14%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.74%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.74%) Redis
13 4 (1.39%) NuoDB
13 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 79 (27.53%) Jenkins
2 51 (17.77%) Git (software)
3 36 (12.54%) JIRA
4 29 (10.10%) Maven
5 18 (6.27%) Selenium
6 16 (5.57%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.88%) Appium
7 14 (4.88%) GitLab
8 9 (3.14%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (2.44%) Calabash
10 7 (2.44%) Mocha
10 7 (2.44%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.09%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.09%) SonarQube
11 6 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.09%) Xcode
12 5 (1.74%) Protractor
12 5 (1.74%) WebStorm
General
1 87 (30.31%) Banking
2 47 (16.38%) Finance
3 14 (4.88%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.83%) Back Office
5 7 (2.44%) Law
5 7 (2.44%) Retail
6 6 (2.09%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 155 (54.01%) Developer
2 91 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 25 (8.71%) Automation Tester
3 25 (8.71%) Tester
4 23 (8.01%) Java Engineer
5 21 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 17 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.23%) Analyst
8 15 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (5.23%) Node.js Developer
8 15 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (4.53%) Architect
9 13 (4.53%) QA Automation Tester
9 13 (4.53%) QA Tester
10 12 (4.18%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.83%) Big Data Developer
12 10 (3.48%) Angular Developer
12 10 (3.48%) Java Automation Tester
13 9 (3.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (29.97%) Spring
2 67 (23.34%) Spring Boot
3 66 (23.00%) AngularJS
4 50 (17.42%) Node.js
5 48 (16.72%) Web Services
6 38 (13.24%) REST
7 34 (11.85%) SOAP
8 27 (9.41%) Middleware
9 25 (8.71%) XML
10 23 (8.01%) Hibernate
10 23 (8.01%) HTML
11 20 (6.97%) Kafka
11 20 (6.97%) Spring MVC
12 18 (6.27%) CSS
13 17 (5.92%) J2EE
13 17 (5.92%) JSON
14 16 (5.57%) Java EE
15 14 (4.88%) RESTful
16 10 (3.48%) .NET
16 10 (3.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (4.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.09%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.39%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.39%) Online Banking
5 4 (1.39%) User Experience
6 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.70%) Clustering
7 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.70%) Fintech
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Replication
7 2 (0.70%) Smart City
8 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.35%) HACMP
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.85%) Linux
2 18 (6.27%) Windows
3 15 (5.23%) Unix
4 13 (4.53%) Android
4 13 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.74%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.70%) DC/OS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (28.92%) TDD
3 58 (20.21%) DevOps
3 58 (20.21%) Test Automation
4 52 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (15.33%) Microservices
6 40 (13.94%) Scrum
7 29 (10.10%) SDLC
8 27 (9.41%) BDD
9 25 (8.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (8.01%) MVC
11 19 (6.62%) Build Automation
12 18 (6.27%) API Development
12 18 (6.27%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.57%) E-Commerce
13 16 (5.57%) Open Source
14 14 (4.88%) OO
14 14 (4.88%) Workflow
15 13 (4.53%) QA Automation
15 13 (4.53%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.04%) SQL
2 54 (18.82%) JavaScript
3 46 (16.03%) Python
4 27 (9.41%) Ruby
5 18 (6.27%) Java 8
6 13 (4.53%) Scala
7 10 (3.48%) Go
8 9 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.79%) C++
9 8 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.44%) Groovy
11 6 (2.09%) C#
11 6 (2.09%) VB
12 5 (1.74%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.74%) COBOL
12 5 (1.74%) PHP
13 4 (1.39%) ABAP
13 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.05%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) Degree
4 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) HND
5 2 (0.70%) ISEB
5 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.35%) APMG
6 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.80%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (12.20%) Docker
2 7 (2.44%) HDFS
3 5 (1.74%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.35%) GPFS
5 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.88%) Ansible
2 10 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.14%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.74%) Kibana
5 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.05%) Oozie
7 2 (0.70%) Puppet
8 1 (0.35%) Control-M
8 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (15.68%) IBM
2 37 (12.89%) Oracle
3 12 (4.18%) Cloudera
4 9 (3.14%) Google
4 9 (3.14%) hybris
5 7 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.44%) SAP
6 5 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.39%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.39%) Talend
8 3 (1.05%) Remedy
8 3 (1.05%) Splunk
8 3 (1.05%) Tableau
9 2 (0.70%) Adobe
9 2 (0.70%) ATG
9 2 (0.70%) Demandware
9 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.35%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.35%) VMware