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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.27% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
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
16 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 29.09% 35.71% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Average daily rate £338 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 (90.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) HTTP
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Snort
7 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) DB2
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) Perl

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (10.00%) Mule
1 1 (10.00%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
Gatwick, West Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £398 per day
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