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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 24 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.27% 0.51% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 0.55% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 16
Median daily rate £525 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
563 550 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 93.70% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 279 339
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £7.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 8 £425 -10.52% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £550 - 1
St Albans - 4 £525 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (56.96%) TDD
4 36 (45.57%) BDD
5 29 (36.71%) Spring
6 24 (30.38%) E-Commerce
7 23 (29.11%) Finance
8 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
9 20 (25.32%) DevOps
10 18 (22.78%) Hibernate
10 18 (22.78%) JIRA
11 17 (21.52%) Scrum
11 17 (21.52%) OO
12 16 (20.25%) Web Services
12 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
13 15 (18.99%) Retail
14 14 (17.72%) Microservices
14 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (17.72%) ATDD
14 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (17.72%) Ant
14 14 (17.72%) J2EE
14 14 (17.72%) Oracle
15 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.46%) HTML
15 13 (16.46%) QA
15 13 (16.46%) Puppet
15 13 (16.46%) Algorithms
15 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
15 13 (16.46%) Ansible

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 (8.86%) Apache Spark
1 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
1 7 (8.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (6.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.33%) Confluence
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 3 (3.80%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) DB2
4 3 (3.80%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.78%) JIRA
3 14 (17.72%) Ant
4 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
5 12 (15.19%) Maven
6 11 (13.92%) Gradle
7 8 (10.13%) JUnit
7 8 (10.13%) Selenium
8 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.80%) JBehave
9 3 (3.80%) Log4j
9 3 (3.80%) Mockito
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (3.80%) Subversion
9 3 (3.80%) Toad
9 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) Spring
2 18 (22.78%) Hibernate
3 16 (20.25%) Web Services
4 14 (17.72%) J2EE
5 13 (16.46%) HTML
6 11 (13.92%) JSP
7 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.86%) EJB
8 7 (8.86%) RESTful
8 7 (8.86%) Servlets
8 7 (8.86%) SOAP
8 7 (8.86%) XHTML
9 6 (7.59%) Dropwizard
9 6 (7.59%) REST
9 6 (7.59%) XSLT
10 5 (6.33%) AWT
10 5 (6.33%) CSS
10 5 (6.33%) Regular Expression
10 5 (6.33%) Spring Boot
10 5 (6.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Algorithms
2 12 (15.19%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.53%) FMCG
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) HPUX
2 3 (3.80%) Solaris
2 3 (3.80%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (56.96%) TDD
3 36 (45.57%) BDD
4 24 (30.38%) E-Commerce
5 20 (25.32%) DevOps
6 17 (21.52%) OO
6 17 (21.52%) Scrum
7 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.72%) ATDD
8 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.72%) Microservices
9 12 (15.19%) Complexity Analysis
9 12 (15.19%) OOD
10 10 (12.66%) Pair Programming
11 9 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (8.86%) Kanban
13 6 (7.59%) MVC
14 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
15 4 (5.06%) High Availability
15 4 (5.06%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.66%) Clojure
3 10 (12.66%) Go
3 10 (12.66%) Rust
3 10 (12.66%) SQL
4 7 (8.86%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) Scala
6 4 (5.06%) F#
6 4 (5.06%) Haskell
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) Perl
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.53%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) R
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) Degree
1 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Ansible
1 13 (16.46%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) IBM
3 4 (5.06%) hybris
4 3 (3.80%) ATG
4 3 (3.80%) Blue Martini
4 3 (3.80%) Elastic Path
4 3 (3.80%) Interwoven
4 3 (3.80%) Sybase
5 1 (1.27%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Oliver Bernard
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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