The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 12.20% 7.14% 12.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 17.39% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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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 Hounslow region.

Programming Languages Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 24.39% 41.07% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 19
Average daily rate £463 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.46% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £108 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) StarTeam
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Grails
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Mocha
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) QUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) Spock
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SOA Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
4 2 (25.00%) SOA Designer
4 2 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Grails
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript