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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.90% 6.17% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% 18.52% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£475 £468 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £268 £489
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £625 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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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
29 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.43% 33.33% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 22
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Metastorm
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (14.29%) Vignette
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) Siebel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
1 1 (14.29%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
1 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Writer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Writer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
2 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Metastorm
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Vignette
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) Open Text
2 1 (14.29%) SaltStack