Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 6 28
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 20 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.25% 11.90% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 43.21% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 12
Luton median daily rate £480 £475 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +42.86% -20.83%
10th Percentile £424 £313 £305
90th Percentile £595 £520 £491
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £335
% change year-on-year -2.70% +38.06% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £47.50

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 Luton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 92 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.75% 27.55% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 67
Luton median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £361 £304 £311
90th Percentile £604 £501 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Luton median hourly rate £50.78 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.77% -21.53% -11.95%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for Java.

1 14 (70.00%) Python
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) Ruby
2 12 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (60.00%) Retail
2 12 (60.00%) Ant
2 12 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 11 (55.00%) RIA
3 11 (55.00%) Confluence
3 11 (55.00%) JIRA
4 10 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (45.00%) Selenium
5 9 (45.00%) JBehave
5 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
5 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
5 9 (45.00%) Perl
6 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (40.00%) SDET
7 7 (35.00%) BDD
7 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (35.00%) TestNG
7 7 (35.00%) JUnit
7 7 (35.00%) Middleware
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (35.00%) Maven
8 6 (30.00%) QA
8 6 (30.00%) TDD

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 11 (55.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (10.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Ant
1 12 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (45.00%) JBehave
3 9 (45.00%) Selenium
3 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (35.00%) JUnit
5 7 (35.00%) Maven
5 7 (35.00%) TestNG
5 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
6 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
7 4 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) FishEye
8 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) EJB
3 2 (10.00%) Java EE
3 2 (10.00%) JDBC
3 2 (10.00%) JMS
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) RIA
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) SDET
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) ATDD
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (30.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming
7 4 (20.00%) Release Automation
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 2 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Python
1 14 (70.00%) Ruby
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Pega