Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Java Developer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 94 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 44 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.92% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.65% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 7 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +2.11% -
10th Percentile £425 £350 £353
90th Percentile £525 £400 £365
South East median daily rate £480 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +3.78% +7.56% +10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,168 1,548 2,263
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 92.92% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 822 1,118
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £221 £230
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 75 98
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £39.89 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 +3 38 £475 +31.03% 3
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (75.00%) Spring
3 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (61.36%) Hibernate
4 27 (61.36%) WebSphere
5 26 (59.09%) Tomcat
6 20 (45.45%) Web Services
6 20 (45.45%) J2EE
6 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 19 (43.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (43.18%) Apache CXF
7 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
7 19 (43.18%) JDBC
7 19 (43.18%) CRM
7 19 (43.18%) Apache
7 19 (43.18%) HTTP
7 19 (43.18%) IBM
8 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
9 15 (34.09%) Eclipse
9 15 (34.09%) TDD
10 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
11 13 (29.55%) DevOps
12 12 (27.27%) Banking
13 10 (22.73%) Google
13 10 (22.73%) Maven
13 10 (22.73%) MVC
13 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (22.73%) PaaS
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 27 (61.36%) WebSphere
2 26 (59.09%) Tomcat
3 19 (43.18%) Apache
4 9 (20.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (15.91%) Confluence
7 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) PaaS
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.27%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Endeca
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 15 (34.09%) Eclipse
3 10 (22.73%) Maven
4 8 (18.18%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) GitLab
6 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.55%) git-flow
6 2 (4.55%) JUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Mockito
6 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) Ant
7 1 (2.27%) Hudson
7 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 12 (27.27%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Automotive
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) Spring
2 27 (61.36%) Hibernate
3 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 20 (45.45%) J2EE
3 20 (45.45%) Web Services
4 19 (43.18%) Apache CXF
4 19 (43.18%) JDBC
4 19 (43.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (20.45%) Spring MVC
6 7 (15.91%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (15.91%) JMS
6 7 (15.91%) Spring Integration
6 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (9.09%) Java EE
7 4 (9.09%) Node.js
7 4 (9.09%) REST
7 4 (9.09%) RESTful
7 4 (9.09%) Spring Boot
8 3 (6.82%) JSON
9 2 (4.55%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) CRM
3 15 (34.09%) TDD
4 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 13 (29.55%) DevOps
6 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.73%) MVC
7 9 (20.45%) Pair Programming
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) Quality Management
8 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Validation
9 6 (13.64%) API Development
10 4 (9.09%) Microservices
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.27%) Analytics
12 1 (2.27%) Complex Event Processing
12 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Go
2 9 (20.45%) Ruby
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Scala
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) IBM
2 10 (22.73%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.27%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.27%) hybris
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) PayPal