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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 48 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 23 11 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.90% 2.10% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.21% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 24
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£390 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £418 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
756 498 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.21% 95.22% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 246 436
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 64
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £113.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 8 £390 - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Ware - - - - 1
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (85.37%) Spring
3 30 (73.17%) Hibernate
3 30 (73.17%) J2EE
4 28 (68.29%) SQL
5 26 (63.41%) Finance
6 25 (60.98%) Web Services
7 24 (58.54%) XML
8 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
9 18 (43.90%) Linux
10 17 (41.46%) JUnit
10 17 (41.46%) Eclipse
10 17 (41.46%) Ajax
11 15 (36.59%) Subversion
12 14 (34.15%) Ant
12 14 (34.15%) Oracle
12 14 (34.15%) HTML
12 14 (34.15%) JSP
12 14 (34.15%) Relational Database
13 13 (31.71%) UNIX
13 13 (31.71%) Maven
14 12 (29.27%) OO
15 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
15 11 (26.83%) Internet
15 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
15 11 (26.83%) SOAP
15 11 (26.83%) CSS
15 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
16 10 (24.39%) MySQL
16 10 (24.39%) Struts

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.51%) MQSeries
3 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (14.63%) Apache
4 5 (12.20%) CMS
4 5 (12.20%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.44%) Liferay
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) HTTP
3 3 (7.32%) Intranet
3 3 (7.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) Relational Database
2 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (24.39%) MySQL
4 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.63%) JasperReports
5 5 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (7.32%) DB2
7 3 (7.32%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) JUnit
1 17 (41.46%) Eclipse
2 15 (36.59%) Subversion
3 14 (34.15%) Ant
4 13 (31.71%) Maven
5 8 (19.51%) Log4j
6 5 (12.20%) IntelliJ
6 5 (12.20%) Selenium
6 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.20%) Mockito
7 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (4.88%) JIRA
9 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
2 8 (19.51%) Retail
3 6 (14.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (85.37%) Spring
2 30 (73.17%) Hibernate
2 30 (73.17%) J2EE
3 25 (60.98%) Web Services
4 24 (58.54%) XML
5 17 (41.46%) Ajax
6 14 (34.15%) HTML
6 14 (34.15%) JSP
7 11 (26.83%) CSS
7 11 (26.83%) SOAP
8 10 (24.39%) Struts
8 10 (24.39%) REST
8 10 (24.39%) JSON
9 9 (21.95%) XSLT
9 9 (21.95%) Servlets
10 8 (19.51%) JDBC
10 8 (19.51%) JMS
10 8 (19.51%) XMLBeans
11 6 (14.63%) Java EE
11 6 (14.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) UNIX
3 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 8 (19.51%) HPUX
4 8 (19.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) OO
2 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (21.95%) UML
4 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 8 (19.51%) Content Management
5 7 (17.07%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.20%) BDD
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) SOA
9 3 (7.32%) RAD
9 3 (7.32%) Web Development
9 3 (7.32%) Use Case
10 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) SQL
3 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) XPath
5 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Sybase
2 8 (19.51%) IBM
2 8 (19.51%) Interwoven
3 5 (12.20%) Sun
4 4 (9.76%) BEA
5 3 (7.32%) ATG
5 3 (7.32%) Blue Martini
5 3 (7.32%) Elastic Path
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) VocaLink