The table below looks at the statistics for Guava skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Guava over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Guava
Rank 596 570 583
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing Guava 17 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.046% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Guava
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Guava Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Guava
Daily Rate Trend

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

Guava Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Guava
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Guava Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Guava
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Guava within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 14 £410 -21.90% 1
London -1 12 £410 -21.90% 1
East of England - 2 - -
City of London +10 1 £436 -16.95% 1
Hertfordshire - - - -

Guava
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Scrum
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) Spring
4 14 (63.64%) Maven
4 14 (63.64%) Open Source
4 14 (63.64%) OO
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) Mockito
6 12 (54.55%) Apache Hive
6 12 (54.55%) HBase
6 12 (54.55%) Big Data
6 12 (54.55%) Oozie
6 12 (54.55%) Cascading
6 12 (54.55%) Apache Commons
6 12 (54.55%) Apache
6 12 (54.55%) OOD
6 12 (54.55%) Hadoop
6 12 (54.55%) Pair Programming
7 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (50.00%) ETL
7 11 (50.00%) JUnit
7 11 (50.00%) AWK
7 11 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 11 (50.00%) sed
7 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 10 (45.45%) Analytics
9 8 (36.36%) Guice
10 7 (31.82%) Banking

Guava
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (13.64%) Jetty
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Hadoop
1 12 (54.55%) Apache Hive
1 12 (54.55%) HBase
1 12 (54.55%) Big Data
2 11 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Maven
2 13 (59.09%) Mockito
3 11 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.09%) Hamcrest
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
1 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Spring
2 12 (54.55%) Cascading
2 12 (54.55%) Apache Commons
3 8 (36.36%) Guice
4 3 (13.64%) Apache CXF
4 3 (13.64%) JPA
5 2 (9.09%) Lucene
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) JDBC
6 1 (4.55%) JMS
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.55%) WebSockets
6 1 (4.55%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Open Source
2 11 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
5 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
6 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.09%) Biology
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Scrum
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) Pair Programming
3 12 (54.55%) OOD
4 11 (50.00%) ETL
4 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Test-First Development
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) AWK
2 11 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (50.00%) sed
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO