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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 12.31% - 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.60% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£355 - -
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 £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -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
43 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 66.15% - 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £430
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £464
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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 October 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%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) JasperReports
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (6.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
1 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
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%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
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
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
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%) JSF
6 1 (6.25%) Dojo
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.25%) JPA
6 1 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
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%) Database Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
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