The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.89% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 40.43% 28.00% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate £325 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -16.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 (56.25%) C++
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Mule ESB
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) HTTP
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (25.00%) Mule
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (18.75%) Snort
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
6 3 (18.75%) SAML
6 3 (18.75%) SaaS
6 3 (18.75%) Drools
6 3 (18.75%) OAuth
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) JMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (25.00%) Mule
1 4 (25.00%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQLite
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) JMS
4 3 (18.75%) SAML
4 3 (18.75%) Drools
4 3 (18.75%) OAuth
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) C
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft