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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Guava
Rank 619 595 590
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing Guava 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.082% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
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£490 £433 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -17.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 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 2 September 2015. 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 -7 11 £490 +13.29% 3
London -10 11 £490 +13.29% 3
City of London +10 1 £500 -25.92% 2

Guava
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
3 10 (71.43%) Apache
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 8 (57.14%) Apache Commons
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) Big Data
5 7 (50.00%) Maven
5 7 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (42.86%) Python
6 6 (42.86%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) Guice
7 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
7 5 (35.71%) Open Source
7 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
7 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
7 5 (35.71%) JIRA
7 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) AWK
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) OOD
7 5 (35.71%) ETL

Guava
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Jetty
2 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
3 4 (28.57%) HBase
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (50.00%) JUnit
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) Mockito
5 3 (21.43%) Gradle
5 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
5 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
5 3 (21.43%) Log4j
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) Apache Commons
3 6 (42.86%) Guice
3 6 (42.86%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) Cascading
5 3 (21.43%) JPA
5 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
5 3 (21.43%) Java RMI
5 3 (21.43%) XML-RPC
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) JDBC
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Kafka
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
6 2 (14.29%) Lucene
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OO
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) ETL Development
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) OOD
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (42.86%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) AWK
5 5 (35.71%) sed
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
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