The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Java 80 66 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 37.56% 26.83% 16.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.82% 58.41% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 10
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £371 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £590 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 113 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 63.85% 45.93% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 145 83
Median daily rate £488 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £531 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Croydon

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Croydon

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Croydon over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Java.

1 70 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.00%) Scrum
3 53 (49.07%) TDD
4 46 (42.59%) Git (software)
5 45 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 45 (41.67%) BDD
6 44 (40.74%) Microservices
7 43 (39.81%) REST
8 42 (38.89%) Linux
9 38 (35.19%) JIRA
10 37 (34.26%) Confluence
10 37 (34.26%) Jenkins
11 36 (33.33%) DevOps
11 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 36 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (32.41%) Maven
13 33 (30.56%) Spring
13 33 (30.56%) Docker
14 32 (29.63%) Cucumber
15 30 (27.78%) Kubernetes
16 29 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
18 26 (24.07%) Apache Camel
19 25 (23.15%) Groovy
20 24 (22.22%) Hadoop
20 24 (22.22%) JUnit
20 24 (22.22%) CSS
21 23 (21.30%) HTML
21 23 (21.30%) HBase
22 21 (19.44%) Ansible

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (34.26%) Confluence
2 13 (12.04%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.11%) Apache
4 11 (10.19%) Apache Spark
5 10 (9.26%) Apache Solr
6 8 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (7.41%) JBoss
7 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.93%) Jetty
9 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.93%) SAS
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.59%) GitHub
2 14 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (7.41%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.96%) OpenLDAP
2 10 (9.26%) Kerberos
3 9 (8.33%) HTTP
4 7 (6.48%) DNS
4 7 (6.48%) OpenVPN
4 7 (6.48%) SSH
5 2 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 23 (21.30%) HBase
4 17 (15.74%) Big Data
5 8 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (42.59%) Git (software)
2 38 (35.19%) JIRA
3 37 (34.26%) Jenkins
4 35 (32.41%) Maven
5 32 (29.63%) Cucumber
6 24 (22.22%) JUnit
7 20 (18.52%) SonarQube
8 15 (13.89%) GitLab
8 15 (13.89%) Gradle
9 12 (11.11%) Grunt
9 12 (11.11%) IntelliJ
9 12 (11.11%) Jasmine
9 12 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (11.11%) Subversion
10 10 (9.26%) Mockito
11 9 (8.33%) Ant
12 8 (7.41%) Liquibase
12 8 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (6.48%) DbUnit
13 7 (6.48%) jMock
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Electronics
2 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.70%) Marketing
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (56.48%) Developer
2 32 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 25 (23.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (7.41%) Data Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Build Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Hadoop Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Hadoop Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Architect
9 4 (3.70%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.81%) REST
2 33 (30.56%) Spring
3 26 (24.07%) Apache Camel
4 24 (22.22%) CSS
5 23 (21.30%) HTML
6 21 (19.44%) Spring Boot
6 21 (19.44%) Web Services
7 19 (17.59%) AngularJS
8 17 (15.74%) RESTful
9 16 (14.81%) CSS3
9 16 (14.81%) HTML5
9 16 (14.81%) Kafka
10 10 (9.26%) Drools
11 9 (8.33%) J2EE
12 8 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (7.41%) SOAP
13 7 (6.48%) MCollective
13 7 (6.48%) PowerMock
14 6 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.56%) User Experience
4 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.70%) iPad
4 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Linux
2 15 (13.89%) CentOS
3 11 (10.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.00%) Scrum
3 53 (49.07%) TDD
4 45 (41.67%) BDD
5 44 (40.74%) Microservices
6 36 (33.33%) DevOps
7 29 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.67%) OO
9 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 14 (12.96%) Front End Development
11 13 (12.04%) MVC
12 12 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (11.11%) Kanban
12 12 (11.11%) Web Development
13 11 (10.19%) Configuration Management
13 11 (10.19%) MVVM
13 11 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (9.26%) Data Architecture
14 10 (9.26%) Load Balancing
15 9 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 25 (23.15%) Groovy
3 10 (9.26%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.41%) Scala
5 4 (3.70%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
6 3 (2.78%) SQL
7 2 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) ES6
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 33 (30.56%) Docker
2 12 (11.11%) HDFS
3 10 (9.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (6.48%) Postfix
4 7 (6.48%) Squid
4 7 (6.48%) vCloud
5 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.85%) vSphere
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (27.78%) Kubernetes
2 21 (19.44%) Ansible
3 17 (15.74%) Terraform
4 13 (12.04%) Puppet
5 8 (7.41%) Kibana
5 8 (7.41%) ZABBIX
6 7 (6.48%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (6.48%) logstash
6 7 (6.48%) Rancher
6 7 (6.48%) Rsyslog
6 7 (6.48%) Sysdig
7 5 (4.63%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.93%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) VMware
2 11 (10.19%) Adobe
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle
4 8 (7.41%) Sonatype
5 4 (3.70%) Guidewire
5 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.93%) Civica
6 1 (0.93%) Cognos
6 1 (0.93%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.93%) Jaspersoft
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