The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 4.88% 6.25% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% 20.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
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£475 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentford region.

Programming Languages Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 18.29% 31.25% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
Average daily rate £475 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Brentford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Brentford region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Icinga
5 4 (33.33%) SELinux
5 4 (33.33%) Nagios
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) QUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Mocha
3 2 (16.67%) JBehave
3 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) Grails
1 2 (16.67%) Django
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
5 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Icinga
2 4 (33.33%) Nagios
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle