The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 53 78 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.39% 9.21% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.32% 27.18% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 34
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +13.74%
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
194 287 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.70% 33.88% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 139 147
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -8 11 £420 +20.00% 7
Stevenage +10 8 £460 +60.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 4 £400 +5.99%
St Albans +3 3 £350 -22.22% 4
Rickmansworth +4 2 £425 +8.97% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £450 - 1
Cheshunt +1 1 - -
Hertford - 1 - - 4
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.70%) SQL
4 30 (27.78%) Retail
5 29 (26.85%) Spring
5 29 (26.85%) E-Commerce
6 25 (23.15%) Web Services
7 23 (21.30%) CRM
7 23 (21.30%) TDD
8 22 (20.37%) HTML
9 21 (19.44%) Hibernate
10 20 (18.52%) Oracle
10 20 (18.52%) XML
11 19 (17.59%) PHP
12 17 (15.74%) CSS
13 16 (14.81%) J2EE
14 15 (13.89%) .NET
15 14 (12.96%) OO
15 14 (12.96%) Web Development
15 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.96%) hybris
16 12 (11.11%) REST
16 12 (11.11%) Digital Media
16 12 (11.11%) Network Security
16 12 (11.11%) Linux
16 12 (11.11%) ERP
16 12 (11.11%) Finance
16 12 (11.11%) IBM
17 11 (10.19%) MVC
17 11 (10.19%) Telecoms

Java
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 5 (4.63%) Apache
1 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
2 4 (3.70%) JBoss
2 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.85%) Drupal
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Windchill
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.93%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Network Security
2 4 (3.70%) Internet
3 3 (2.78%) Firewall
3 3 (2.78%) SSL
4 2 (1.85%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.85%) SpaceWire
4 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.93%) DHCP
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 6 (5.56%) DB2
4 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.63%) Couchbase
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.93%) Redis
8 1 (0.93%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Subversion
2 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
3 5 (4.63%) Maven
4 4 (3.70%) Ant
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.78%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.85%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) GCC
7 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.93%) Mocha
7 1 (0.93%) Protractor
7 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (27.78%) Retail
2 12 (11.11%) Finance
3 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.56%) Automotive
4 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.85%) Avionics
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (61.11%) Developer
2 34 (31.48%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce Developer
4 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.48%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (6.48%) UI Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Architect
6 6 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Administrator
7 5 (4.63%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.85%) Spring
2 25 (23.15%) Web Services
3 22 (20.37%) HTML
4 21 (19.44%) Hibernate
5 20 (18.52%) XML
6 17 (15.74%) CSS
7 16 (14.81%) J2EE
8 15 (13.89%) .NET
9 12 (11.11%) REST
10 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.19%) JSON
11 10 (9.26%) jQuery
12 9 (8.33%) JSP
12 9 (8.33%) Node.js
13 8 (7.41%) HTML5
13 8 (7.41%) React
14 6 (5.56%) RESTful
14 6 (5.56%) Struts
15 5 (4.63%) SOAP
16 4 (3.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 7 (6.48%) User Experience
3 5 (4.63%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.78%) iPad
6 2 (1.85%) FMCG
6 2 (1.85%) RIA
6 2 (1.85%) Statistics
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Mechatronics
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Unix
2 8 (7.41%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.78%) AIX
5 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) E-Commerce
3 23 (21.30%) CRM
3 23 (21.30%) TDD
4 14 (12.96%) OO
4 14 (12.96%) Web Development
5 12 (11.11%) ERP
6 11 (10.19%) MVC
7 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 9 (8.33%) Scrum
9 8 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.41%) RUP
9 8 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.48%) DevOps
10 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 31 (28.70%) SQL
3 19 (17.59%) PHP
4 10 (9.26%) C++
4 10 (9.26%) Python
5 8 (7.41%) C#
6 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.63%) MATLAB
7 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.63%) Ruby
8 4 (3.70%) C
8 4 (3.70%) R
9 3 (2.78%) Perl
9 3 (2.78%) Scala
10 2 (1.85%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.93%) Clojure
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) Degree
3 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) ECSS
1 1 (0.93%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.85%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Ansible
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Graphite
2 1 (0.93%) logstash
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle
2 14 (12.96%) hybris
3 12 (11.11%) IBM
4 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.33%) Pega
6 4 (3.70%) ATG
6 4 (3.70%) Percussion
7 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.78%) Sybase
8 2 (1.85%) Cognos
8 2 (1.85%) Endeca
8 2 (1.85%) Intershop
8 2 (1.85%) Teradata
8 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco
9 1 (0.93%) Lotus
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.93%) Sunopsis
9 1 (0.93%) VMware
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