The table below looks at the statistics for Guava skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Guava over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Guava
Rank 391 381 362
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Guava 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.094% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£436 £525 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +97.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6240 6395 6135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.73% 29.28% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4576 4470
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Guava
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Guava across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Guava Jobs Demand Trend in London

Guava
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Guava Daily Rate Trend in London

Guava
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Guava across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Guava Daily Rate Histogram in London

Guava
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Guava Hourly Rate Trend in London

Guava
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Guava 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 Guava.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) Spring
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) OO
3 12 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (62.50%) Mockito
4 10 (62.50%) Apache Hive
4 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
4 10 (62.50%) Pair Programming
4 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (62.50%) HBase
4 10 (62.50%) Big Data
4 10 (62.50%) Analytics
4 10 (62.50%) sed
4 10 (62.50%) Oozie
4 10 (62.50%) Cascading
4 10 (62.50%) Apache Commons
4 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
4 10 (62.50%) Open Source
4 10 (62.50%) Apache
4 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (62.50%) OOD
4 10 (62.50%) ETL
4 10 (62.50%) JUnit
4 10 (62.50%) Maven
4 10 (62.50%) AWK
5 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Guava
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Guava 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 Guava. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Apache Hive
1 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 10 (62.50%) HBase
1 10 (62.50%) Big Data
1 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Mockito
1 10 (62.50%) JUnit
1 10 (62.50%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
2 10 (62.50%) Cascading
2 10 (62.50%) Apache Commons
3 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (25.00%) Guice
4 2 (12.50%) JDBC
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) Java RMI
4 2 (12.50%) XML-RPC
4 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
1 10 (62.50%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Online Games
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) OO
4 10 (62.50%) Pair Programming
4 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Analytics
4 10 (62.50%) OOD
4 10 (62.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (62.50%) sed
3 10 (62.50%) AWK
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle