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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 46 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.54% 2.26% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.42% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -
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
708 620 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.85% 93.23% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 321 295
Average daily rate £377 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £29.75 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 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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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 9 £350 -8.49% 3
Rickmansworth +3 1 £390 +11.42% 1
St Albans - 1 £450 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 20 (58.82%) JSP
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) J2EE
5 16 (47.06%) WebSphere
6 14 (41.18%) JSTL
6 14 (41.18%) Finance
7 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
8 11 (32.35%) HTML
8 11 (32.35%) Eclipse
9 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
9 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 10 (29.41%) Spring
10 9 (26.47%) Web Services
10 9 (26.47%) UNIX
10 9 (26.47%) IBM
11 8 (23.53%) SSL
11 8 (23.53%) OO
11 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
11 8 (23.53%) JMS
11 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) SAML
11 8 (23.53%) XML
11 8 (23.53%) Servlets
11 8 (23.53%) Struts
11 8 (23.53%) JUnit
11 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Portal

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (47.06%) WebSphere
2 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (17.65%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SSL
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.59%) DB2
3 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.76%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.94%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Eclipse
2 8 (23.53%) JUnit
3 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Ant
3 6 (17.65%) Log4j
3 6 (17.65%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) JSP
2 16 (47.06%) J2EE
3 14 (41.18%) JSTL
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 10 (29.41%) Spring
6 9 (26.47%) Web Services
7 8 (23.53%) XML
7 8 (23.53%) Struts
7 8 (23.53%) JMS
7 8 (23.53%) SAML
7 8 (23.53%) Servlets
8 7 (20.59%) EJB
8 7 (20.59%) XHTML
9 6 (17.65%) XSLT
9 6 (17.65%) JDBC
9 6 (17.65%) XMLBeans
9 6 (17.65%) Ajax
10 5 (14.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Web 2.0
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) iSeries
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 6 (17.65%) HPUX
4 6 (17.65%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) OO
1 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 6 (17.65%) RAD
2 6 (17.65%) UML
2 6 (17.65%) Content Management
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) OWASP
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.94%) BDD
6 1 (2.94%) CRUD
6 1 (2.94%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.94%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.65%) XPath
4 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) C
5 4 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) IBM
2 6 (17.65%) Sybase
2 6 (17.65%) Interwoven
2 6 (17.65%) ATG
2 6 (17.65%) Blue Martini
2 6 (17.65%) Elastic Path
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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