The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 28 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.44% 1.22% 7.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 6.67% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£570 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -14.28%
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 Croydon region.

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.58% 18.29% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 22
Average daily rate £450 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.11% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £301 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (81.82%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) hybris
4 6 (54.55%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 6 (54.55%) W3C
4 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) OOP
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) JSP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) Ant
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) PaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
1 6 (54.55%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) W3C
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) CA