The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Java 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 16.67% 3.45% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 20.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 50.00% 17.24% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +51.72%  
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 £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Rickmansworth

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Rickmansworth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) JBehave
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (100.00%) ATDD
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Confluence
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful

Java
Co-occurring 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 3 (50.00%) Confluence
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) JBehave
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (33.33%) Moq
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ATDD
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian