The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 41 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 22 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.37% 1.44% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 1.53% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 25
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£375 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
Java Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
624 589 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.56% 94.54% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 305 385
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.27% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £378 - 2
Watford +2 3 £463 +46.82% 5
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (79.59%) Spring
3 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) SQL
5 25 (51.02%) XML
6 22 (44.90%) J2EE
7 21 (42.86%) TDD
7 21 (42.86%) REST
8 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
9 19 (38.78%) Finance
10 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
10 18 (36.73%) JUnit
11 17 (34.69%) Eclipse
11 17 (34.69%) Subversion
12 16 (32.65%) Maven
12 16 (32.65%) HTML
12 16 (32.65%) Web Services
12 16 (32.65%) BDD
13 15 (30.61%) Oracle
14 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
15 13 (26.53%) Ajax
15 13 (26.53%) Scrum
15 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
16 12 (24.49%) Apache
16 12 (24.49%) Ant
16 12 (24.49%) MySQL
16 12 (24.49%) SOAP
16 12 (24.49%) Linux
16 12 (24.49%) UNIX
16 12 (24.49%) NoSQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 12 (24.49%) Apache
3 8 (16.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (12.24%) CMS
5 5 (10.20%) Confluence
5 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.04%) Node.js
7 1 (2.04%) Liferay
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Extranet
2 3 (6.12%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MySQL
1 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
1 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
2 11 (22.45%) Couchbase
3 10 (20.41%) RDBMS
4 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.04%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) JUnit
2 17 (34.69%) Eclipse
2 17 (34.69%) Subversion
3 16 (32.65%) Maven
4 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
5 12 (24.49%) Ant
6 10 (20.41%) JIRA
6 10 (20.41%) Mockito
6 10 (20.41%) IntelliJ
7 8 (16.33%) Selenium
8 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
9 3 (6.12%) Fiddler
9 3 (6.12%) StyleCop
9 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.04%) Log4j
10 1 (2.04%) NUnit
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) Spring
2 25 (51.02%) XML
3 22 (44.90%) J2EE
4 21 (42.86%) REST
5 20 (40.82%) Hibernate
6 16 (32.65%) HTML
6 16 (32.65%) Web Services
7 13 (26.53%) Ajax
8 12 (24.49%) SOAP
9 11 (22.45%) CSS
10 10 (20.41%) JSON
10 10 (20.41%) JDBC
10 10 (20.41%) JSP
11 9 (18.37%) Java EE
12 3 (6.12%) JSF
12 3 (6.12%) Struts
13 2 (4.08%) EJB
13 2 (4.08%) jQuery
14 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (2.04%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
1 12 (24.49%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) HPUX
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) TDD
3 16 (32.65%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.45%) MVC
6 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
7 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
7 9 (18.37%) DevOps
8 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) OOP
8 7 (14.29%) SOA
9 6 (12.24%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.24%) UML
10 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Use Case
11 3 (6.12%) Web Development
12 2 (4.08%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Scala
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) XPath
6 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) BEA
3 3 (6.12%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.04%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.04%) Sun
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
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