The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 46 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.22% 1.65% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.73% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £418 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 578 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.33% 95.22% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 295 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £122.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 6 £383 - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 25 (78.13%) J2EE
2 25 (78.13%) Spring
3 23 (71.88%) Finance
4 21 (65.63%) Web Services
4 21 (65.63%) Hibernate
5 20 (62.50%) Linux
5 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 18 (56.25%) XML
7 16 (50.00%) JSP
7 16 (50.00%) Ajax
8 15 (46.88%) Subversion
8 15 (46.88%) HTML
8 15 (46.88%) Ant
8 15 (46.88%) JUnit
8 15 (46.88%) Eclipse
9 14 (43.75%) UNIX
9 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
10 13 (40.63%) RDBMS
11 11 (34.38%) Windows
11 11 (34.38%) OO
11 11 (34.38%) Servlets
11 11 (34.38%) CSS
11 11 (34.38%) XSLT
11 11 (34.38%) Struts
11 11 (34.38%) Maven
12 10 (31.25%) XMLBeans
12 10 (31.25%) Web 2.0
12 10 (31.25%) XPath

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 7 (21.88%) Apache
4 4 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (12.50%) CMS
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Alfresco
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.13%) Liferay
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Tridion
2 2 (6.25%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 13 (40.63%) RDBMS
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (25.00%) MySQL
5 7 (21.88%) JasperReports
6 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
7 4 (12.50%) DB2
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (9.38%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Ant
1 15 (46.88%) JUnit
1 15 (46.88%) Eclipse
1 15 (46.88%) Subversion
2 11 (34.38%) Maven
3 10 (31.25%) Log4j
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) Mockito
4 4 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) J2EE
1 25 (78.13%) Spring
2 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 21 (65.63%) Hibernate
3 18 (56.25%) XML
4 16 (50.00%) JSP
4 16 (50.00%) Ajax
5 15 (46.88%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) Servlets
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
6 11 (34.38%) XSLT
6 11 (34.38%) Struts
7 10 (31.25%) XMLBeans
8 9 (28.13%) SOAP
9 8 (25.00%) JDBC
9 8 (25.00%) JMS
9 8 (25.00%) JSON
9 8 (25.00%) REST
10 7 (21.88%) jQuery
11 5 (15.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) UNIX
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Solaris
5 8 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) OO
2 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.00%) Content Management
4 7 (21.88%) UML
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) BDD
7 4 (12.50%) RAD
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) RUP
9 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) XPath
5 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Sybase
2 8 (25.00%) IBM
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Interwoven
3 4 (12.50%) ATG
3 4 (12.50%) Blue Martini
3 4 (12.50%) Elastic Path
3 4 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) hybris