The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 4.55% 5.88% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£800 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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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 Paddington region.

Programming Languages Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 18.18% 11.76% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £400
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 £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) HP