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 28 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Java 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 13.79% 7.27% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 25.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -  
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 Stevenage with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18 16 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 31.03% 29.09% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £445 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.34% +54.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £525 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Stevenage

Java
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Java.

1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Google
3 5 (35.71%) XPath
3 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) XSLT
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (21.43%) Qt
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio

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 (35.71%) WebLogic
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) NetBeans
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Redmine
General
1 3 (21.43%) Military
2 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Database Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (35.71%) XSLT
3 3 (21.43%) Qt
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) PLM
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) XPath
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) PTC
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens
3 1 (7.14%) VMware