The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing Java 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.18% 2.11% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.70% 10.34% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 10
Median daily rate £475 £423 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% +28.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £335 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £516 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.07 -
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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 66 29 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 41.51% 20.42% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 28 81
Median daily rate £475 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £294 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 2
Median hourly rate - £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Luton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Luton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Luton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Luton

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Luton

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 Luton region with a requirement for Java.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) TeamCity
3 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Confluence
3 6 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 6 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 6 (33.33%) Ansible
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Ant
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (33.33%) Release Automation
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Retail
4 5 (27.78%) RIA
5 4 (22.22%) Java EE
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
1 7 (38.89%) TeamCity
2 6 (33.33%) Ant
2 6 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Release Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) ERP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Java EE
2 4 (22.22%) JSP
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) JSF
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 3 (16.67%) XSL
3 3 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) Struts
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) JSR 168
5 1 (5.56%) JSR 286
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Servlets
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) RIA
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
1 6 (33.33%) Functional Programming
1 6 (33.33%) Release Automation
2 3 (16.67%) BDD
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) API Development
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) API Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.56%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Python
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) BEA
2 1 (5.56%) IBM