The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Guildford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 31 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 14.16% 7.32% 15.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.97% 19.23% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Average daily rate £450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £234 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 30.14% 38.05% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 21
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Surrey

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 16 (39.02%) Spring
3 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
4 12 (29.27%) MySQL
5 10 (24.39%) XML
5 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 8 (19.51%) MVC
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) Maven
8 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
8 7 (17.07%) CSS
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
8 7 (17.07%) J2EE
8 7 (17.07%) HTML
8 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
9 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
9 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.20%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (12.20%) Greenplum
10 5 (12.20%) Web Development
10 5 (12.20%) Huawei
10 5 (12.20%) C#
10 5 (12.20%) C++
10 5 (12.20%) Perl

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (4.88%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (4.88%) Confluence
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.88%) FileNet
2 1 (2.44%) Liferay
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TELNET
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
1 5 (12.20%) SNMP
1 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (9.76%) 4G
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) 3G
2 4 (9.76%) 2G
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Maven
1 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Mockito
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) DbUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) TestNG
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.44%) Flash Builder
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) WiX
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Software Development Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) Spring
2 13 (31.71%) Hibernate
3 10 (24.39%) XML
4 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 7 (17.07%) CSS
4 7 (17.07%) .NET
4 7 (17.07%) J2EE
4 7 (17.07%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) Struts
6 4 (9.76%) Spring Integration
6 4 (9.76%) SOAP
6 4 (9.76%) Spring MVC
6 4 (9.76%) Lucene
7 3 (7.32%) GWT
7 3 (7.32%) XSD
7 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) JMS
7 3 (7.32%) REST
7 3 (7.32%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) AS400
3 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) MVC
2 8 (19.51%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.20%) Web Development
3 5 (12.20%) ETL
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.88%) Analytics
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) C++
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Greenplum
2 5 (12.20%) Huawei
2 5 (12.20%) Nortel
2 5 (12.20%) Ericsson
2 5 (12.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (12.20%) Talend
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) CA
5 1 (2.44%) Planview
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft