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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 42 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.21% 1.56% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.65% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 24
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£405 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.64% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
640 607 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.40% 94.84% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 315 422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford +2 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (87.50%) Spring
3 27 (67.50%) SQL
4 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (60.00%) XML
6 23 (57.50%) Hibernate
7 22 (55.00%) Finance
8 21 (52.50%) REST
9 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 20 (50.00%) Web Services
10 19 (47.50%) TDD
11 18 (45.00%) Subversion
11 18 (45.00%) Maven
11 18 (45.00%) J2EE
12 17 (42.50%) JUnit
12 17 (42.50%) Eclipse
13 16 (40.00%) HTML
14 15 (37.50%) Oracle
14 15 (37.50%) Ajax
14 15 (37.50%) BDD
15 14 (35.00%) Ant
15 14 (35.00%) MySQL
15 14 (35.00%) SOAP
15 14 (35.00%) CSS
15 14 (35.00%) UNIX
15 14 (35.00%) Linux
15 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
16 13 (32.50%) Apache
16 13 (32.50%) JSP
16 13 (32.50%) Scrum

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (32.50%) Apache
3 6 (15.00%) CMS
4 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
5 3 (7.50%) Confluence
5 3 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Liferay
6 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Extranet
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
3 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
4 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.50%) Couchbase
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.00%) JasperReports
8 1 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Subversion
1 18 (45.00%) Maven
2 17 (42.50%) Eclipse
2 17 (42.50%) JUnit
3 14 (35.00%) Ant
4 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (25.00%) Mockito
5 10 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 7 (17.50%) JIRA
6 7 (17.50%) Selenium
7 3 (7.50%) Log4j
7 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.00%) StyleCop
8 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
9 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) Spring
2 24 (60.00%) XML
3 23 (57.50%) Hibernate
4 21 (52.50%) REST
5 20 (50.00%) Web Services
6 18 (45.00%) J2EE
7 16 (40.00%) HTML
8 15 (37.50%) Ajax
9 14 (35.00%) CSS
9 14 (35.00%) SOAP
10 13 (32.50%) JSP
11 12 (30.00%) JSON
12 10 (25.00%) JDBC
13 7 (17.50%) Java EE
14 6 (15.00%) Struts
15 4 (10.00%) JSF
16 3 (7.50%) XMLBeans
16 3 (7.50%) jQuery
16 3 (7.50%) Servlets
16 3 (7.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) HPUX
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) TDD
3 15 (37.50%) BDD
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (27.50%) MVC
7 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (20.00%) OO
9 7 (17.50%) UML
9 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
9 7 (17.50%) Pair Programming
9 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
9 7 (17.50%) DevOps
10 6 (15.00%) OOP
11 5 (12.50%) SOA
12 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (7.50%) Content Management
13 3 (7.50%) Web Development
13 3 (7.50%) Use Case
14 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.50%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) BEA
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Sun
3 3 (7.50%) Interwoven
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) VocaLink
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
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