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 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 43 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.54% 5.00% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.79% 14.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 3
Average daily rate £438 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Java
London

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
96 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 36.92% 35.71% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 16
Average daily rate £410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2016, 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 60 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Scrum
3 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
4 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
5 21 (27.27%) TDD
6 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
7 18 (23.38%) REST
7 18 (23.38%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (23.38%) HTML
7 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
8 16 (20.78%) CSS
9 15 (19.48%) JUnit
9 15 (19.48%) Linux
9 15 (19.48%) Microservices
9 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
9 15 (19.48%) RESTful
10 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 14 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (16.88%) Maven
11 13 (16.88%) Java EE
11 13 (16.88%) JIRA
12 11 (14.29%) Spring
12 11 (14.29%) JMeter
12 11 (14.29%) Perl
12 11 (14.29%) J2EE
12 11 (14.29%) GitHub
12 11 (14.29%) HTML5
12 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (14.29%) Selenium
13 10 (12.99%) Scala

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (12.99%) Node.js
2 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) Alfresco
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) Confluence
4 3 (3.90%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.60%) Mule
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) FTP
3 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.90%) IPsec
3 3 (3.90%) LDAP
3 3 (3.90%) NAS
3 3 (3.90%) Network Security
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.90%) VPN
3 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
2 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.48%) JUnit
4 13 (16.88%) JIRA
4 13 (16.88%) Maven
5 11 (14.29%) JMeter
5 11 (14.29%) Selenium
6 9 (11.69%) Gerrit
7 8 (10.39%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.90%) GitLab
8 3 (3.90%) Subversion
9 2 (2.60%) Grunt
9 2 (2.60%) gulp
9 2 (2.60%) Protractor
9 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.60%) Toad
10 1 (1.30%) Mocha
10 1 (1.30%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Developer
2 34 (44.16%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Agile Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Java Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Lead Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Tester
8 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.90%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Java Technical Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) HTML
1 18 (23.38%) REST
2 16 (20.78%) CSS
3 15 (19.48%) RESTful
4 14 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
4 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 13 (16.88%) Java EE
6 11 (14.29%) HTML5
6 11 (14.29%) J2EE
6 11 (14.29%) Spring
7 10 (12.99%) SOAP
7 10 (12.99%) Web Services
8 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.09%) Apache Camel
9 7 (9.09%) JMS
10 6 (7.79%) Java SE
10 6 (7.79%) JAX-RS
10 6 (7.79%) XML
11 4 (5.19%) .NET
11 4 (5.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.90%) iPad
2 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) CentOS
2 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (77.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Scrum
3 21 (27.27%) TDD
4 15 (19.48%) Microservices
5 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.99%) Front End Development
6 10 (12.99%) OO
6 10 (12.99%) Open Source
7 9 (11.69%) DevOps
7 9 (11.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (10.39%) BDD
8 8 (10.39%) CQRS
8 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
9 7 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.79%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Build Automation
11 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.29%) Perl
3 10 (12.99%) Python
3 10 (12.99%) Ruby
3 10 (12.99%) Scala
4 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.19%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) Go
7 3 (3.90%) C
7 3 (3.90%) PHP
7 3 (3.90%) SQL
7 3 (3.90%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) Docker
3 3 (3.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.90%) Samba
4 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Puppet
2 6 (7.79%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Nagios
4 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.90%) F5
2 3 (3.90%) HP
2 3 (3.90%) NetApp
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.60%) Citrix
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Sun
4 1 (1.30%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.30%) IBM
4 1 (1.30%) Progress
4 1 (1.30%) Zend
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