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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Java 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.44% 11.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £550 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.54% -
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
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
12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 29.27% 33.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £450 £338 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £397 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 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 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Google

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UX Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) JSTL
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Google