The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Guava
Rank 599 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs citing Guava 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£455 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.81 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Guava within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Guava Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
London +17 5 £455 -
England -3 5 £455 - 1
City of London - 1 £675 -

Guava
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Mockito
3 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (66.67%) HBase
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 4 (66.67%) Oozie
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) AWK
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) sed
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Eclipse

Guava
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 4 (66.67%) HBase
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Mockito
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Gradle
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) Guice
2 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
2 1 (16.67%) Akka
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) sed
3 3 (50.00%) AWK
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO