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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Guava
Rank 620 591 570
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -21
Contract jobs citing Guava 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.015% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £457 £524 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -0.23%
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
14367 13635 13340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.35% 26.66% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9935 9078 8335
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 196 272
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.37 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 3 £457 -12.69% 4
London -1 3 £457 -12.69% 3
City of London - 2 £457 - 1

Guava
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Apache
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
1 23 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 23 (100.00%) Apache Commons
2 22 (95.65%) Unit Testing
3 21 (91.30%) JUnit
3 21 (91.30%) Linux
3 21 (91.30%) OO
4 20 (86.96%) Big Data
5 13 (56.52%) Scrum
5 13 (56.52%) Maven
5 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) Pair Programming
5 13 (56.52%) Eclipse
5 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
5 13 (56.52%) Oozie
5 13 (56.52%) JIRA
5 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
5 13 (56.52%) Open Source
5 13 (56.52%) Apache Hive
5 13 (56.52%) Cascading
6 12 (52.17%) ETL Development
6 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
6 12 (52.17%) Mockito
6 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
6 12 (52.17%) sed
6 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (52.17%) OOD
6 12 (52.17%) ETL

Guava
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Apache
2 9 (39.13%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) Big Data
2 13 (56.52%) Apache Hive
2 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
3 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (47.83%) HBase
5 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (91.30%) JUnit
3 13 (56.52%) Eclipse
3 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
3 13 (56.52%) JIRA
3 13 (56.52%) Maven
4 12 (52.17%) Mockito
5 9 (39.13%) Gradle
5 9 (39.13%) IntelliJ
5 9 (39.13%) Log4j
5 9 (39.13%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Development Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) MapReduce Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Hadoop Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Apache Commons
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (56.52%) Cascading
3 9 (39.13%) Guice
3 9 (39.13%) JSON
3 9 (39.13%) Kafka
3 9 (39.13%) Spring Boot
3 9 (39.13%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Unit Testing
2 21 (91.30%) OO
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Open Source
3 13 (56.52%) Pair Programming
3 13 (56.52%) Scrum
4 12 (52.17%) ETL
4 12 (52.17%) ETL Development
4 12 (52.17%) OOD
5 9 (39.13%) Performance Optimisation
5 9 (39.13%) Performance Testing
5 9 (39.13%) UML
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories
9 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) AWK
2 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
2 12 (52.17%) sed
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Google