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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 10 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 14.49% - 27.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% - 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
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£325 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Java
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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
38 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 55.07% - 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 6
Average daily rate £275 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
1 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
1 11 (68.75%) Spring
2 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 6 (37.50%) UML
6 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (31.25%) JUnit
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) V-Model
7 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
8 3 (18.75%) JMS
8 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
8 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 3 (18.75%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (18.75%) JasperReports
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
1 11 (68.75%) Spring
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) JMS
4 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) EJB
6 1 (6.25%) Dojo
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.25%) JSF
6 1 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) V-Model
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) BEA