The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.60% 8.76% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.77% 16.44% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£518 £450 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +55.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £307 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £490 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
Java
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 73 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.94% 53.28% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 19
Average daily rate £363 £281 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £158 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 16 (43.24%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 13 (35.14%) XML
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) SOAP
7 7 (18.92%) Maven
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) MySQL
8 6 (16.22%) REST
9 5 (13.51%) Coaching
9 5 (13.51%) Web Services
9 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) FileNet
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.81%) Scrum
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) JMS
10 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.81%) HTML
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (8.11%) Talend

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (13.51%) FileNet
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SNMP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
1 3 (8.11%) 3G
1 3 (8.11%) Telnet
1 3 (8.11%) 2G
1 3 (8.11%) LTE
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) 4G
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Maven
2 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) YourKit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Software Development Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Spring
2 13 (35.14%) XML
3 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
4 7 (18.92%) SOAP
5 6 (16.22%) REST
6 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 4 (10.81%) JMS
7 4 (10.81%) HTML
8 3 (8.11%) J2EE
8 3 (8.11%) Struts
8 3 (8.11%) CSS
8 3 (8.11%) XSD
8 3 (8.11%) GWT
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
9 2 (5.41%) JSF
9 2 (5.41%) JSON
9 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.41%) Kafka
9 2 (5.41%) Apache Camel
9 2 (5.41%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Coaching
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
3 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) ETL
5 3 (8.11%) Validation
5 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.41%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.41%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Nortel
3 3 (8.11%) Ericsson
3 3 (8.11%) Huawei
3 3 (8.11%) Business Objects
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (8.11%) Talend
4 2 (5.41%) Planview
5 1 (2.70%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.70%) IBM