The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 22 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Java 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 22.22% 18.92% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 46.67% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £460 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £15.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.66% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20 15 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 55.56% 40.54% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £240 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.70 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +21.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Stevenage

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Stevenage

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Stevenage over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Java.

1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) XPath
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (33.33%) XSLT
3 5 (33.33%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) C
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) ClearQuest

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (20.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (20.00%) NetBeans
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
1 3 (20.00%) Avionics
1 3 (20.00%) Military
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Database Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (33.33%) XSLT
4 3 (20.00%) Qt
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) CMMI
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) XPath
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) ANSI C
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Google
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) VMware