The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 40 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.90% 12.03% 11.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 30.68% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 60
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£388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Java
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
220 251 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.45% 39.22% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 140 247
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £10.74 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 5 £513 - 6
Welwyn Garden City 0 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £310 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £258 - 1
Letchworth - 1 £350 -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Java 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.

1 64 (51.61%) SQL
2 56 (45.16%) Oracle
3 50 (40.32%) Spring
4 46 (37.10%) Finance
4 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
5 40 (32.26%) HTML
6 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (29.84%) UNIX
7 36 (29.03%) Web Services
8 34 (27.42%) XML
9 31 (25.00%) JUnit
9 31 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 30 (24.19%) CSS
10 30 (24.19%) Eclipse
10 30 (24.19%) REST
11 29 (23.39%) Subversion
12 28 (22.58%) Maven
12 28 (22.58%) PL/SQL
12 28 (22.58%) Linux
13 26 (20.97%) J2EE
14 25 (20.16%) E-Commerce
15 24 (19.35%) MySQL
16 22 (17.74%) SOAP
16 22 (17.74%) Ant
16 22 (17.74%) TDD
17 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
18 19 (15.32%) Scrum
18 19 (15.32%) JSP
19 18 (14.52%) BDD
19 18 (14.52%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.71%) Tomcat
2 16 (12.90%) Apache
3 10 (8.06%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.26%) CMS
5 7 (5.65%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.65%) Node.js
6 6 (4.84%) MQSeries
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (3.23%) Confluence
9 3 (2.42%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.42%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.61%) JBoss
10 2 (1.61%) lighttpd
10 2 (1.61%) Liferay
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Force.com
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) Internet
2 7 (5.65%) Extranet
2 7 (5.65%) Intranet
3 3 (2.42%) HTTP
3 3 (2.42%) VRRP
3 3 (2.42%) Firewall
4 2 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.81%) SAN
5 1 (0.81%) FCoE
5 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) MySQL
2 18 (14.52%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.29%) NoSQL
5 13 (10.48%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (9.68%) RDBMS
6 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.45%) Couchbase
8 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.42%) DB2
9 3 (2.42%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (1.61%) Redis
10 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.61%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.81%) Big Data
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (25.00%) JUnit
2 30 (24.19%) Eclipse
3 29 (23.39%) Subversion
4 28 (22.58%) Maven
5 22 (17.74%) Ant
6 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
7 14 (11.29%) JIRA
7 14 (11.29%) Selenium
8 12 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (8.87%) IntelliJ
9 11 (8.87%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (8.87%) Mockito
10 10 (8.06%) Jenkins
11 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
12 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
12 5 (4.03%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (4.03%) ClearQuest
13 4 (3.23%) LoadRunner
14 3 (2.42%) JMeter
General
1 46 (37.10%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Retail
3 12 (9.68%) Marketing
4 10 (8.06%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (58.06%) Developer
2 40 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Tester
4 8 (6.45%) Analyst
4 8 (6.45%) Software Developer
4 8 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (5.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (5.65%) Architect
6 6 (4.84%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Senior Tester
8 4 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Consultant
9 3 (2.42%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.42%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.32%) Spring
2 40 (32.26%) HTML
3 36 (29.03%) Web Services
4 34 (27.42%) XML
5 31 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 30 (24.19%) CSS
6 30 (24.19%) REST
7 26 (20.97%) J2EE
8 22 (17.74%) SOAP
9 19 (15.32%) JSP
10 16 (12.90%) Ajax
11 15 (12.10%) JSON
12 12 (9.68%) .NET
12 12 (9.68%) CSS3
12 12 (9.68%) HTML5
13 11 (8.87%) JDBC
14 7 (5.65%) Java EE
15 6 (4.84%) Struts
15 6 (4.84%) XSLT
16 5 (4.03%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) User Experience
2 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.03%) W3C
4 5 (4.03%) PKI
5 3 (2.42%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) GIS
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Open Source
6 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.84%) UNIX
2 28 (22.58%) Linux
3 12 (9.68%) Windows
4 4 (3.23%) Android
5 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.42%) HPUX
5 3 (2.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.16%) E-Commerce
3 22 (17.74%) TDD
4 19 (15.32%) Scrum
5 18 (14.52%) BDD
6 15 (12.10%) Unit Testing
7 13 (10.48%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.48%) MVC
7 13 (10.48%) OO
8 12 (9.68%) UML
8 12 (9.68%) SOA
8 12 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.87%) DevOps
10 9 (7.26%) Pair Programming
11 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.45%) V-Model
11 8 (6.45%) Manual Testing
11 8 (6.45%) Performance Testing
12 7 (5.65%) Web Development
12 7 (5.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.61%) SQL
2 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.58%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.26%) Perl
5 6 (4.84%) C
5 6 (4.84%) C++
5 6 (4.84%) XPath
6 4 (3.23%) Python
6 4 (3.23%) C#
7 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.61%) Scala
7 2 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.81%) VB6
8 1 (0.81%) Tcl
8 1 (0.81%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.42%) ISEB
4 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Xen
2 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.23%) Puppet
3 3 (2.42%) Nagios
3 3 (2.42%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.61%) SCOM
4 2 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (45.16%) Oracle
2 11 (8.87%) IBM
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.03%) HP
4 5 (4.03%) BEA
5 3 (2.42%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.42%) ATG
5 3 (2.42%) VMware
5 3 (2.42%) Endeca
5 3 (2.42%) Sun
5 3 (2.42%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.61%) Splunk
6 2 (1.61%) EMC
6 2 (1.61%) SAP
6 2 (1.61%) Progress
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.81%) VocaLink
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago