The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills 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 EE over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 71 49 76
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing Java EE 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 1.41% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£365 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Java EE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 142 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.87% 28.69% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 76 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Hertfordshire region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Hertfordshire region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java EE
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 EE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
Java EE
East of England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE.

1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) JSF
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) EJB
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) BEA
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) JSF
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) BEA