The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Rickmansworth region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 13.73% - 27.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% - 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £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 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 37.25% - 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 5
Average daily rate £290 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £441
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 £35.00 £35.00
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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 31 July 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 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) JasperReports
4 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) JasperReports
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Workshop
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (12.50%) Dojo
6 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 1 (12.50%) JPA
6 1 (12.50%) EJB
6 1 (12.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase