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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 28 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.92% 1.66% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 1.75% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 18
Median daily rate £525 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

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
558 572 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.74% 94.86% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 285 306
Median daily rate £425 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 48
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +11 8 £425 -12.82% 2
St Albans - 2 £250 - 4
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 £508 -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (63.89%) TDD
4 36 (50.00%) BDD
5 25 (34.72%) E-Commerce
6 24 (33.33%) Spring
7 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
8 18 (25.00%) Microservices
8 18 (25.00%) Scrum
9 17 (23.61%) Finance
10 16 (22.22%) DevOps
10 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 16 (22.22%) JIRA
10 16 (22.22%) OO
11 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
12 13 (18.06%) J2EE
12 13 (18.06%) Web Services
13 12 (16.67%) Ant
13 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 12 (16.67%) ATDD
13 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (15.28%) Ansible
14 11 (15.28%) QA
14 11 (15.28%) JSP
14 11 (15.28%) Oracle
15 10 (13.89%) HTML
15 10 (13.89%) OOD
15 10 (13.89%) Maven
15 10 (13.89%) Retail

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 (9.72%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.94%) Confluence
4 4 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Apache
5 3 (4.17%) CMS
5 3 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) VoIP
2 2 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) DB2
5 3 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.22%) JIRA
3 12 (16.67%) Ant
4 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 10 (13.89%) Maven
5 9 (12.50%) Gradle
6 8 (11.11%) JUnit
6 8 (11.11%) Selenium
7 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.17%) JBehave
8 3 (4.17%) Log4j
8 3 (4.17%) Mockito
8 3 (4.17%) Subversion
8 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.39%) Redmine
9 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) Spring
2 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 13 (18.06%) J2EE
3 13 (18.06%) Web Services
4 11 (15.28%) JSP
5 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
5 10 (13.89%) HTML
5 10 (13.89%) RESTful
6 8 (11.11%) REST
7 6 (8.33%) EJB
7 6 (8.33%) Servlets
7 6 (8.33%) XHTML
7 6 (8.33%) XML
8 5 (6.94%) CSS
8 5 (6.94%) Dropwizard
8 5 (6.94%) SOAP
8 5 (6.94%) Spring Boot
9 4 (5.56%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.56%) XSLT
10 3 (4.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Algorithms
1 10 (13.89%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) HPUX
2 3 (4.17%) Solaris
2 3 (4.17%) Unix
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) TDD
3 36 (50.00%) BDD
4 25 (34.72%) E-Commerce
5 18 (25.00%) Microservices
5 18 (25.00%) Scrum
6 16 (22.22%) DevOps
6 16 (22.22%) OO
7 12 (16.67%) ATDD
7 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.89%) Complexity Analysis
8 10 (13.89%) OOD
9 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (9.72%) Pair Programming
11 5 (6.94%) Kanban
11 5 (6.94%) MVC
12 4 (5.56%) High Availability
12 4 (5.56%) Low Latency
12 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.11%) Clojure
3 8 (11.11%) Go
3 8 (11.11%) Rust
3 8 (11.11%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) C#
5 5 (6.94%) F#
6 4 (5.56%) Scala
7 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.17%) C
7 3 (4.17%) Haskell
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Ansible
2 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) IBM
3 4 (5.56%) hybris
4 3 (4.17%) ATG
4 3 (4.17%) Blue Martini
4 3 (4.17%) Elastic Path
4 3 (4.17%) Interwoven
4 3 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (1.39%) CA
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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