The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 20 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.27% 0.31% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 0.33% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 1 14
Median daily rate £516 £325 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.84% -20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
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
612 603 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.92% 93.49% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 308 421
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £7.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 10 £525 - 7
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £550 -
Hitchin - 4 £330 -
St Albans - 4 £525 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Stevenage - 1 £363 -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (48.53%) TDD
4 27 (39.71%) BDD
5 25 (36.76%) Spring
6 22 (32.35%) Git (software)
7 20 (29.41%) Finance
8 19 (27.94%) E-Commerce
9 17 (25.00%) JIRA
9 17 (25.00%) DevOps
10 16 (23.53%) Retail
10 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
11 15 (22.06%) Web Services
12 14 (20.59%) HTML
12 14 (20.59%) J2EE
12 14 (20.59%) Oracle
12 14 (20.59%) OO
13 13 (19.12%) Ant
13 13 (19.12%) Scrum
14 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
14 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
14 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
15 11 (16.18%) Ansible
15 11 (16.18%) Maven
15 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (16.18%) Puppet
15 11 (16.18%) SQL
16 10 (14.71%) JSP

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
1 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.35%) Confluence
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) CMS
4 3 (4.41%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.41%) DB2
5 3 (4.41%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.00%) JIRA
3 13 (19.12%) Ant
4 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 11 (16.18%) Maven
6 10 (14.71%) Gradle
7 8 (11.76%) JUnit
8 5 (7.35%) Selenium
9 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.41%) Log4j
9 3 (4.41%) Mockito
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (4.41%) Subversion
9 3 (4.41%) Toad
9 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.47%) Redmine
10 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) Spring
2 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
2 15 (22.06%) Web Services
3 14 (20.59%) HTML
3 14 (20.59%) J2EE
4 10 (14.71%) JSP
5 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.29%) EJB
6 7 (10.29%) Servlets
6 7 (10.29%) SOAP
6 7 (10.29%) XHTML
7 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 6 (8.82%) Dropwizard
7 6 (8.82%) XSLT
8 5 (7.35%) AWT
8 5 (7.35%) Regular Expression
8 5 (7.35%) REST
8 5 (7.35%) RESTful
8 5 (7.35%) Spring Boot
8 5 (7.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 10 (14.71%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
1 4 (5.88%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) HPUX
2 3 (4.41%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) TDD
3 27 (39.71%) BDD
4 19 (27.94%) E-Commerce
5 17 (25.00%) DevOps
6 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 14 (20.59%) OO
8 13 (19.12%) Scrum
9 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.71%) ATDD
10 10 (14.71%) Complexity Analysis
10 10 (14.71%) OOD
11 9 (13.24%) Pair Programming
12 8 (11.76%) Microservices
13 7 (10.29%) Kanban
14 6 (8.82%) MVC
15 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
16 4 (5.88%) High Availability
16 4 (5.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) Clojure
4 8 (11.76%) Go
4 8 (11.76%) Rust
5 6 (8.82%) C#
6 5 (7.35%) Scala
7 4 (5.88%) Haskell
8 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.41%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.41%) Python
8 3 (4.41%) R
8 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.94%) F#
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Ansible
1 11 (16.18%) Puppet
2 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) hybris
4 3 (4.41%) ATG
4 3 (4.41%) Blue Martini
4 3 (4.41%) Elastic Path
4 3 (4.41%) Interwoven
4 3 (4.41%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
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