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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing Java 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth - - 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
28 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 58.33% - 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 2
Average daily rate £338 - £288
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 25 November 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 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) V-Model
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) UML
5 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (33.33%) JUnit
6 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) PKI
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Java EE
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) Database Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
7 3 (25.00%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (8.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) JSF
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) V-Model
1 5 (41.67%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) BEA