The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
London / Croydon
Rank 34 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.79% 8.00% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 8.11% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Median daily rate £360 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
203 222 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.63% 98.67% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 162 61
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.22% -46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Gradle
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Kafka
4 1 (10.00%) Samza
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle