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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 24 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 41 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.58% 4.00% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 4.21% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 21
Median daily rate £438 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
706 713 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.05% 95.07% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 360 471
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 67 51
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +7 19 £460 +17.94% 5
Hitchin - 4 £330 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £563 -
St Albans - 1 £525 -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (49.09%) Spring
4 21 (38.18%) Finance
5 19 (34.55%) J2EE
5 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
6 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
6 18 (32.73%) TDD
7 17 (30.91%) Oracle
8 16 (29.09%) HTML
9 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 14 (25.45%) Retail
10 14 (25.45%) Web Services
11 12 (21.82%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 10 (18.18%) JSP
13 10 (18.18%) IBM
13 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 10 (18.18%) DevOps
14 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
14 9 (16.36%) JIRA
15 8 (14.55%) Internet
15 8 (14.55%) CSS
15 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (14.55%) Spring Boot
15 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
16 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
16 7 (12.73%) hybris
16 7 (12.73%) BDD

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 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (9.09%) Confluence
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 3 (5.45%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (7.27%) Couchbase
4 4 (7.27%) DB2
4 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.45%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) JIRA
3 7 (12.73%) Ant
3 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.09%) JUnit
5 5 (9.09%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) Gradle
7 3 (5.45%) Log4j
7 3 (5.45%) Mockito
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (5.45%) Toad
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Selenium
9 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) Spring
2 19 (34.55%) J2EE
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 14 (25.45%) Web Services
6 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 10 (18.18%) JSP
7 8 (14.55%) CSS
7 8 (14.55%) Spring Boot
8 7 (12.73%) EJB
8 7 (12.73%) Servlets
8 7 (12.73%) XHTML
8 7 (12.73%) XSLT
9 6 (10.91%) REST
9 6 (10.91%) SOAP
10 5 (9.09%) Dropwizard
10 5 (9.09%) HTML5
10 5 (9.09%) JDBC
10 5 (9.09%) Regular Expression
10 5 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) HPUX
3 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
3 18 (32.73%) TDD
4 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.18%) DevOps
6 7 (12.73%) BDD
6 7 (12.73%) MVC
6 7 (12.73%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.91%) Microservices
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) ATDD
9 4 (7.27%) Complexity Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) OOD
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.45%) ERP
10 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) PHP
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Clojure
5 4 (7.27%) Go
5 4 (7.27%) Rust
6 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) R
7 1 (1.82%) Haskell
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Ansible
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) IBM
3 7 (12.73%) hybris
4 3 (5.45%) ATG
4 3 (5.45%) Blue Martini
4 3 (5.45%) Elastic Path
4 3 (5.45%) Interwoven
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Sybase
5 2 (3.64%) Endeca
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata
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