Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 28 31
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 6.55% 2.90% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 3.03% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Guildford median daily rate £475 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +12.28% -16.18%
10th Percentile £418 £330 £262
90th Percentile £513 £465 £418
Surrey median daily rate £475 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - - -

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 208 231 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 90.83% 95.85% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 146 201
Guildford median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £183 £176 £223
90th Percentile £578 £519 £488
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year - +6.85% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 15
Guildford median hourly rate £15.25 £23.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.70% +21.69% +11.18%
10th Percentile £11.92 £11.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.75 £48.75 £32.95
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -10.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Guildford over the 6 months to 25 July 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 July 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) JSON
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 11 (73.33%) Unix
4 11 (73.33%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Middleware
5 10 (66.67%) Apache
5 10 (66.67%) J2EE
5 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
5 10 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (66.67%) REST
5 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
6 9 (60.00%) Big Data
6 9 (60.00%) System Testing
6 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (53.33%) BDD
7 8 (53.33%) Kafka
7 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
7 8 (53.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (53.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (46.67%) Spring Boot
9 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (13.33%) JMS
10 2 (13.33%) HTML
10 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (66.67%) Apache
2 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 9 (60.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 11 (73.33%) JSON
2 11 (73.33%) Middleware
3 10 (66.67%) J2EE
3 10 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (66.67%) REST
4 8 (53.33%) Kafka
5 7 (46.67%) Spring Boot
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) JMS
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) J2SE
8 1 (6.67%) JDBC
8 1 (6.67%) JSF
8 1 (6.67%) JSP
8 1 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) System Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle