The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
Rank 6 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 29.41% 2.86% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 83.33% 20.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £310 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +77.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%

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
6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 35.29% 14.29% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £310 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +77.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £550 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £550 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Rickmansworth region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Java.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 11 (91.67%) Automation Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Gherkin
3 10 (83.33%) ATDD
3 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (83.33%) JBehave
3 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
3 10 (83.33%) Selenium
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
4 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (75.00%) Kanban
5 8 (66.67%) JIRA
5 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (58.33%) JUnit
6 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (58.33%) Spring
6 7 (58.33%) Maven
6 7 (58.33%) TDD
6 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
6 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (58.33%) Confluence
6 7 (58.33%) RESTful
6 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
7 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 7 (58.33%) Confluence
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 10 (83.33%) JBehave
2 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
3 8 (66.67%) JIRA
4 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (58.33%) JUnit
4 7 (58.33%) Maven
4 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
5 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (33.33%) JMeter
7 4 (33.33%) Mockito
7 4 (33.33%) Moq
7 4 (33.33%) NUnit
8 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (25.00%) Robot Framework
9 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
9 1 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Automation Tester
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Gherkin
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Velocity
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Automation Testing
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) ATDD
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 9 (75.00%) Kanban
4 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
6 7 (58.33%) TDD
7 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (33.33%) High Availability
10 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
11 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SDET
2 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle