The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 16 - 6
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 7.95% - 16.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.95% - 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 39 14 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 44.32% 31.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 13
Median daily rate £468 £363 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -12.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Gatwick

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Gatwick

Java
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Java.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) ProC
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) nginx
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) nginx
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) ProC
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle