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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 36 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.88% 4.59% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.55% 16.67% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 3
Average daily rate £425 £475 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
66 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.27% 27.52% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 18
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 68 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.35%) JavaScript
3 34 (37.36%) TDD
3 34 (37.36%) Security Cleared
4 31 (34.07%) Jenkins
5 29 (31.87%) Scrum
6 27 (29.67%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (29.67%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (29.67%) Git (software)
7 23 (25.27%) Linux
8 22 (24.18%) SQL
8 22 (24.18%) JIRA
8 22 (24.18%) BDD
9 21 (23.08%) Maven
10 20 (21.98%) Selenium
10 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
11 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
11 19 (20.88%) HTML
11 19 (20.88%) Web Services
12 18 (19.78%) CentOS
13 17 (18.68%) Node.js
13 17 (18.68%) DevOps
13 17 (18.68%) CSS
13 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (17.58%) Ruby
14 16 (17.58%) VMware
14 16 (17.58%) Ansible
14 16 (17.58%) Gerrit
15 15 (16.48%) Apache Camel
15 15 (16.48%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 17 (18.68%) Node.js
2 15 (16.48%) JBoss
3 14 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.99%) Alfresco
4 10 (10.99%) Confluence
5 7 (7.69%) WildFly
6 6 (6.59%) Apache
6 6 (6.59%) Mule
7 5 (5.49%) nginx
8 4 (4.40%) Mule ESB
9 3 (3.30%) Jetty
10 2 (2.20%) CMS
10 2 (2.20%) Drupal
11 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) GitHub
2 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Firewall
2 8 (8.79%) VPN
3 4 (4.40%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (3.30%) DMZ
4 3 (3.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.89%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.59%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.49%) MySQL
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.20%) Redis
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (34.07%) Jenkins
2 27 (29.67%) Git (software)
3 22 (24.18%) JIRA
4 21 (23.08%) Maven
5 20 (21.98%) Selenium
6 16 (17.58%) Gerrit
7 15 (16.48%) JMeter
8 13 (14.29%) SonarQube
9 11 (12.09%) Artifactory
10 9 (9.89%) Gradle
10 9 (9.89%) JUnit
11 7 (7.69%) Jasmine
12 6 (6.59%) Subversion
13 5 (5.49%) Ant
13 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
13 5 (5.49%) PhantomJS
13 5 (5.49%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (4.40%) Gitweb
14 4 (4.40%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) Developer
2 45 (49.45%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Lead Developer
4 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.59%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Development Team Leader
7 6 (6.59%) Java Architect
7 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.49%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.88%) HTML
1 19 (20.88%) Web Services
2 17 (18.68%) CSS
3 15 (16.48%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (16.48%) Apache Camel
3 15 (16.48%) Spring
4 13 (14.29%) HTML5
4 13 (14.29%) REST
4 13 (14.29%) RESTful
5 12 (13.19%) J2EE
6 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
6 11 (12.09%) jQuery
7 10 (10.99%) Hibernate
7 10 (10.99%) SOAP
8 8 (8.79%) Java EE
8 8 (8.79%) MCollective
9 7 (7.69%) JMS
9 7 (7.69%) XML
10 6 (6.59%) Java SE
11 5 (5.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.30%) Tandem
2 3 (3.30%) W3C
3 1 (1.10%) Clustering
3 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Linux
2 18 (19.78%) CentOS
3 13 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Unix
6 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.30%) Solaris
6 3 (3.30%) Windows
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) TDD
3 29 (31.87%) Scrum
4 27 (29.67%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (24.18%) BDD
6 17 (18.68%) DevOps
7 13 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (14.29%) SDLC
8 11 (12.09%) Open Source
9 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.99%) Microservices
10 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.79%) Build Automation
11 8 (8.79%) CQRS
11 8 (8.79%) OWASP
12 7 (7.69%) OO
13 6 (6.59%) Automated Testing
13 6 (6.59%) Functional Testing
13 6 (6.59%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) JavaScript
2 22 (24.18%) SQL
3 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
4 16 (17.58%) Ruby
5 12 (13.19%) Perl
6 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.89%) PHP
8 8 (8.79%) Python
9 7 (7.69%) COBOL
10 6 (6.59%) Go
10 6 (6.59%) Scala
11 3 (3.30%) C++
12 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 34 (37.36%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Docker
2 8 (8.79%) vCloud
2 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) Ansible
2 14 (15.38%) Puppet
3 9 (9.89%) ZABBIX
4 7 (7.69%) Salt
5 6 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.49%) Kibana
6 5 (5.49%) logstash
6 5 (5.49%) Rundeck
7 3 (3.30%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (2.20%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) VMware
2 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.49%) Google
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) Twitter
5 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.30%) HP
5 3 (3.30%) Rally
5 3 (3.30%) Sun
6 2 (2.20%) Percona
6 2 (2.20%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.20%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.10%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.10%) Veracode
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