The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 8.62% 4.70% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.10% 4.96% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £330 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 99 141 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 85.34% 94.63% 96.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 84 131
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.25 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +12.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Guildford

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Guildford

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Guildford over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Guildford

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Guildford

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 16 (72.73%) REST
4 15 (68.18%) Apache
5 14 (63.64%) Spring
6 12 (54.55%) Middleware
7 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (45.45%) Finance
8 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
9 9 (40.91%) SOAP
9 9 (40.91%) TDD
10 8 (36.36%) JSON
10 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
10 8 (36.36%) HTTP
10 8 (36.36%) HTTPS
10 8 (36.36%) Hadoop
11 7 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (31.82%) Big Data
11 7 (31.82%) XML
11 7 (31.82%) Unix
11 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (27.27%) J2EE
12 6 (27.27%) JAXB
12 6 (27.27%) JMS
13 5 (22.73%) Windows
13 5 (22.73%) System Testing
13 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
13 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (22.73%) VMware
13 5 (22.73%) Kafka

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 15 (68.18%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.64%) Mule
5 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
1 8 (36.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 7 (31.82%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Checkstyle
3 1 (4.55%) Cobertura
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) REST
2 14 (63.64%) Spring
3 12 (54.55%) Middleware
4 9 (40.91%) SOAP
5 8 (36.36%) JSON
6 7 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (31.82%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) JAXB
7 6 (27.27%) JMS
8 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (22.73%) Kafka
9 4 (18.18%) Spring Boot
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
11 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
12 1 (4.55%) HTML5
12 1 (4.55%) JAX-RS
12 1 (4.55%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
6 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
6 3 (13.64%) Release Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) API Development
8 1 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.55%) Microservices
8 1 (4.55%) OWASP
8 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PA-DSS
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk