The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Java 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.81% 8.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 18.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
23 38 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 35.94% 48.10% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 0
Median daily rate £440 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Java.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) API Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) API Development
2 3 (60.00%) API Design
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Presales

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Applications Architect
3 3 (60.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (60.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (40.00%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE Solutions Architect
5 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) API Integration
2 3 (60.00%) API Design
2 3 (60.00%) API Development
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF