The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 March 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Contract jobs citing Java 80 99 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.75% 13.13% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.72% 37.22% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 25
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 183 266 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.60% 35.28% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 156 142
Median daily rate £365 £379 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% +12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Milton Keynes

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Milton Keynes

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Milton Keynes

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Java.

1 93 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.39%) Spring
3 51 (32.48%) Git (software)
4 47 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (28.66%) Scrum
6 39 (24.84%) XML
7 38 (24.20%) TDD
8 37 (23.57%) Banking
8 37 (23.57%) SQL
9 36 (22.93%) Jenkins
10 34 (21.66%) Finance
11 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
12 31 (19.75%) Web Services
12 31 (19.75%) Maven
13 30 (19.11%) Oracle
13 30 (19.11%) CSS
13 30 (19.11%) HTML
14 28 (17.83%) Java EE
15 27 (17.20%) REST
16 26 (16.56%) OO
17 24 (15.29%) XSLT
17 24 (15.29%) Groovy
17 24 (15.29%) Gradle
17 24 (15.29%) Spring Boot
18 23 (14.65%) Microservices
19 22 (14.01%) AngularJS
19 22 (14.01%) Selenium
19 22 (14.01%) Linux
20 21 (13.38%) SOAP
21 20 (12.74%) Eclipse

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (6.37%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.73%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.82%) Apache
4 6 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.91%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.91%) JBoss
6 3 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.27%) Confluence
7 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.64%) nginx
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Staffware
2 2 (1.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.82%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.27%) Google Checkout
4 2 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) Internet
2 4 (2.55%) LDAP
3 3 (1.91%) AMQP
4 2 (1.27%) HTTP
4 2 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) Hadoop
2 19 (12.10%) Big Data
3 12 (7.64%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.37%) Apache Hive
6 9 (5.73%) Impala
7 8 (5.10%) MySQL
8 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.55%) HBase
10 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.91%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.91%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.91%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.27%) Endeca
13 1 (0.64%) GIS
13 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (32.48%) Git (software)
2 36 (22.93%) Jenkins
3 31 (19.75%) Maven
4 24 (15.29%) Gradle
5 22 (14.01%) Selenium
6 20 (12.74%) Eclipse
6 20 (12.74%) JIRA
7 10 (6.37%) Android Studio
8 9 (5.73%) Ant
8 9 (5.73%) Bitbucket
8 9 (5.73%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.73%) JUnit
9 7 (4.46%) Spock
9 7 (4.46%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.82%) Hudson
10 6 (3.82%) Subversion
11 5 (3.18%) Mockito
12 4 (2.55%) Calabash
12 4 (2.55%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (23.57%) Banking
2 34 (21.66%) Finance
3 8 (5.10%) Retail
4 7 (4.46%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (64.97%) Developer
2 75 (47.77%) Java Developer
3 14 (8.92%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.64%) Android Developer
4 12 (7.64%) Architect
4 12 (7.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (5.73%) QA Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Java Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Hadoop Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Tester
9 5 (3.18%) Agile Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.18%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.39%) Spring
2 39 (24.84%) XML
3 31 (19.75%) Web Services
4 30 (19.11%) CSS
4 30 (19.11%) HTML
5 28 (17.83%) Java EE
6 27 (17.20%) REST
7 24 (15.29%) Spring Boot
7 24 (15.29%) XSLT
8 22 (14.01%) AngularJS
9 21 (13.38%) SOAP
10 18 (11.46%) Apache Camel
10 18 (11.46%) Grails
11 16 (10.19%) HTML5
11 16 (10.19%) RESTful
12 14 (8.92%) CSS3
12 14 (8.92%) Hibernate
12 14 (8.92%) Node.js
13 13 (8.28%) Spring Integration
14 11 (7.01%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.01%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.18%) User Experience
5 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.91%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) DataPower
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) IVR
7 1 (0.64%) Online Games
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.01%) Linux
2 20 (12.74%) Android
3 6 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.18%) Unix
4 5 (3.18%) Windows
5 3 (1.91%) zOS
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (28.66%) Scrum
4 38 (24.20%) TDD
5 26 (16.56%) OO
6 23 (14.65%) Microservices
7 19 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 18 (11.46%) SOA
9 12 (7.64%) Android Development
9 12 (7.64%) Mobile Development
9 12 (7.64%) SDLC
9 12 (7.64%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.01%) QA Automation
10 11 (7.01%) UML
11 10 (6.37%) BDD
11 10 (6.37%) Data Modelling
11 10 (6.37%) DevOps
12 9 (5.73%) Low Latency
12 9 (5.73%) Regression Testing
13 8 (5.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.57%) SQL
2 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.29%) Groovy
4 19 (12.10%) Python
5 13 (8.28%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.37%) Scala
7 7 (4.46%) C#
7 7 (4.46%) Perl
7 7 (4.46%) Ruby
7 7 (4.46%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.46%) VB
8 6 (3.82%) C++
9 5 (3.18%) Apple Swift
9 5 (3.18%) ES6
9 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.55%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.91%) C
11 3 (1.91%) ECMAScript
11 3 (1.91%) Go
12 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.91%) Degree
3 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) Docker
2 3 (1.91%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.91%) HDFS
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Ansible
1 3 (1.91%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Mesos
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Oracle
2 15 (9.55%) IBM
3 7 (4.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.18%) Google
4 5 (3.18%) hybris
5 4 (2.55%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.91%) ILOG
7 2 (1.27%) ATG
7 2 (1.27%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.27%) PayPal
8 1 (0.64%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.64%) Apple
8 1 (0.64%) Avaya
8 1 (0.64%) Luciad
8 1 (0.64%) Pega
8 1 (0.64%) Perforce
8 1 (0.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.64%) Splunk
8 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.64%) VMware
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