Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 18 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 8.54% 6.64% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.99% 6.91% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 2
Guildford median daily rate £500 £463 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +34.06% +15.00%
10th Percentile £400 £421 £313
90th Percentile £513 £640 £381
Surrey median daily rate £500 £490 £425
% change year-on-year +2.04% +15.29% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - - £41.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Guildford
Contract vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 189 217 196
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 96.02% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 121 97
Guildford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £131 £158 £215
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.74% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 12
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -60.65% +150.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.90
90th Percentile £20.21 £37.75 £42.50
Surrey median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -17.86% -3.45% +19.44%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

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 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 22 January 2018, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) J2EE
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) Spring
4 11 (64.71%) JSON
4 11 (64.71%) Middleware
4 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) Apache
4 11 (64.71%) Hadoop
4 11 (64.71%) BDD
4 11 (64.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (64.71%) Big Data
4 11 (64.71%) Kafka
4 11 (64.71%) Apache Spark
4 11 (64.71%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (64.71%) Spring Boot
4 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (64.71%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (58.82%) RESTful
5 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
5 10 (58.82%) System Testing
6 9 (52.94%) REST
7 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (29.41%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) C
7 5 (29.41%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared

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 11 (64.71%) Apache
1 11 (64.71%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Big Data
1 11 (64.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) J2EE
2 12 (70.59%) Spring
3 11 (64.71%) JSON
3 11 (64.71%) Kafka
3 11 (64.71%) Middleware
3 11 (64.71%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (64.71%) Spring Boot
4 10 (58.82%) RESTful
5 9 (52.94%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Akka
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) TDD
2 11 (64.71%) BDD
3 10 (58.82%) System Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Hadoop YARN