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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java 28 43 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 16.97% 15.81% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.42% 46.74% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 5
Median daily rate £438 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.13
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.63%  

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 66 92 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 40.00% 33.82% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 79 37
Median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% +10.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) DevOps
3 26 (40.00%) Maven
4 21 (32.31%) Jenkins
5 20 (30.77%) Docker
5 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
6 17 (26.15%) Gradle
7 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
7 16 (24.62%) Linux
7 16 (24.62%) Groovy
8 14 (21.54%) Scrum
8 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
9 13 (20.00%) Puppet
9 13 (20.00%) Ansible
9 13 (20.00%) Unix
9 13 (20.00%) Web Services
9 13 (20.00%) TDD
9 13 (20.00%) Subversion
10 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.46%) Python
10 12 (18.46%) REST
11 11 (16.92%) LDAP
12 10 (15.38%) Oracle
12 10 (15.38%) Firewall
12 10 (15.38%) QA
12 10 (15.38%) nginx
12 10 (15.38%) BDD
12 10 (15.38%) Security Operations

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 10 (15.38%) nginx
2 8 (12.31%) Confluence
3 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) GitHub
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) LDAP
2 10 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.54%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.69%) Big Data
2 5 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.54%) HBase
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Maven
2 21 (32.31%) Jenkins
3 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 17 (26.15%) Gradle
5 13 (20.00%) Subversion
6 8 (12.31%) JIRA
7 7 (10.77%) Hudson
8 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
8 6 (9.23%) SonarQube
9 4 (6.15%) JUnit
9 4 (6.15%) Selenium
10 2 (3.08%) Ant
10 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
10 2 (3.08%) NUnit
10 2 (3.08%) RSpec
11 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
11 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.54%) Grunt
11 1 (1.54%) Protractor
11 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Electronics
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Consultant
2 10 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) DevOps Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Security Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Build Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Scala Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) Developer in Test
7 3 (4.62%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) Programmer
8 2 (3.08%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Identity Management Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Web Services
2 12 (18.46%) REST
3 6 (9.23%) RESTful
3 6 (9.23%) Spring
4 4 (6.15%) Play Framework
5 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.62%) HTML
5 3 (4.62%) Kafka
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
5 3 (4.62%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.62%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.08%) Akka
6 2 (3.08%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.08%) jBPM
6 2 (3.08%) jQuery
6 2 (3.08%) Sass
6 2 (3.08%) Spring Security
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) iPad
1 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) DevOps
3 14 (21.54%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) TDD
5 10 (15.38%) BDD
5 10 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 7 (10.77%) Microservices
6 7 (10.77%) Open Source
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.23%) Project Management
8 5 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 5 (7.69%) Product Management
8 5 (7.69%) Release Management
8 5 (7.69%) SDLC
8 5 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
9 4 (6.15%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) Groovy
2 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.46%) Python
4 8 (12.31%) C
4 8 (12.31%) Scala
5 7 (10.77%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) HDFS
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.54%) Postfix
4 1 (1.54%) Squid
4 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
2 13 (20.00%) Ansible
2 13 (20.00%) Puppet
3 9 (13.85%) Rancher
4 7 (10.77%) Terraform
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.54%) Kibana
6 1 (1.54%) logstash
6 1 (1.54%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.54%) Rsyslog
6 1 (1.54%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Guidewire
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.54%) Informatica
5 1 (1.54%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.54%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
5 1 (1.54%) Teradata
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