The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 8.70% - 12.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£340 - £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Java
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Programming Languages Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 21.74% - 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £363 - £233
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Rickmansworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Rickmansworth region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Java EE
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) OWASP
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Struts2
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) Struts
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Struts2
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) BEA