The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 22 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.23% - 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.53% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate £456 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
Java Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 129 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 95.33% 93.48% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 111 75
Average daily rate £413 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) TDD
3 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) ActiveMQ
5 12 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
6 9 (26.47%) Spring
6 9 (26.47%) REST
6 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) GitHub
7 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 8 (23.53%) Java EE
7 8 (23.53%) JUnit
7 8 (23.53%) SOAP
8 7 (20.59%) JMS
8 7 (20.59%) Maven
8 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
8 7 (20.59%) Apache Camel
8 7 (20.59%) Scala
8 7 (20.59%) SDLC
9 6 (17.65%) Microservices
9 6 (17.65%) QA
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 5 (14.71%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Node.js
3 3 (8.82%) Alfresco
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) Mule
5 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) JUnit
3 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) Maven
4 5 (14.71%) JIRA
5 4 (11.76%) Gerrit
6 3 (8.82%) GitLab
7 2 (5.88%) JMeter
8 1 (2.94%) Grunt
8 1 (2.94%) gulp
8 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.94%) Mocha
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium
8 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
2 9 (26.47%) REST
2 9 (26.47%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 8 (23.53%) Java EE
3 8 (23.53%) SOAP
4 7 (20.59%) Apache Camel
4 7 (20.59%) JMS
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) JAX-RS
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) RAML
6 4 (11.76%) RESTful
6 4 (11.76%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) Drools
7 3 (8.82%) J2EE
7 3 (8.82%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) TDD
3 13 (38.24%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) SDLC
5 6 (17.65%) Microservices
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
6 5 (14.71%) CQRS
6 5 (14.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (14.71%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Asynchronous Programming
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) EAI
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Kanban
8 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Scala
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Go
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Ansible