The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 8.45% 4.82% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 15.38% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £275 £265 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £197 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £333 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Java
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 23.94% 31.33% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 29
Average daily rate £375 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Uxbridge region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Tcl
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2ME
1 1 (12.50%) J2SE
1 1 (12.50%) Java SE
1 1 (12.50%) Swing
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Tcl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible