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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 50 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 2.24% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.44% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £372 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.84%
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
660 696 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 90.41% 91.58% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 354 300
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 35
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +49.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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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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 6 £388 -1.27%
Hertford - 2 £375 -
Letchworth - 1 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) J2EE
3 19 (51.35%) Spring
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (32.43%) XML
6 12 (32.43%) Couchbase
7 11 (29.73%) HTML
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
8 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.03%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
9 9 (24.32%) JUnit
9 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
9 9 (24.32%) Java EE
10 8 (21.62%) JIRA
10 8 (21.62%) TDD
10 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
11 7 (18.92%) OO
11 7 (18.92%) Subversion
11 7 (18.92%) DevOps
12 6 (16.22%) Pair Programming
12 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
12 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
12 6 (16.22%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) UNIX
12 6 (16.22%) SOA
12 6 (16.22%) IBM
12 6 (16.22%) Finance

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (27.03%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.81%) Confluence
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Couchbase
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) DB2
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JUnit
1 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
2 8 (21.62%) JIRA
3 7 (18.92%) Subversion
4 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.81%) Maven
6 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Ant
6 3 (8.11%) Log4j
7 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium
7 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
7 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.41%) StyleCop
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) J2EE
2 19 (51.35%) Spring
3 12 (32.43%) XML
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
5 9 (24.32%) Java EE
6 6 (16.22%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) JMS
7 5 (13.51%) Servlets
7 5 (13.51%) Struts
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 5 (13.51%) EJB
8 4 (10.81%) Ajax
8 4 (10.81%) XHTML
9 3 (8.11%) JDBC
9 3 (8.11%) JSP
9 3 (8.11%) XSLT
9 3 (8.11%) RESTful
9 3 (8.11%) JSTL
9 3 (8.11%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) iSeries
2 3 (8.11%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) HPUX
2 3 (8.11%) Solaris
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) TDD
2 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
3 7 (18.92%) OO
3 7 (18.92%) DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) Pair Programming
4 6 (16.22%) SOA
5 5 (13.51%) UML
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 3 (8.11%) RAD
7 3 (8.11%) Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) XPath
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
1 2 (5.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Interwoven
3 3 (8.11%) ATG
3 3 (8.11%) Elastic Path
3 3 (8.11%) Blue Martini
4 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) BEA
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft