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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Java 67 92 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.60% 11.25% 12.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.48% 31.72% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 53
Median daily rate £444 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £337 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
253 290 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.25% 35.45% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 130 192
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.94 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 27 £450 +28.57% 8
Welwyn Garden City -2 5 £500 +11.11% 2
Stevenage +4 3 £460 +60.00% 2
Rickmansworth +6 2 £425 +8.97% 1
St Albans +1 2 £425 -5.55% 6
Borehamwood - 1 £450 -
Hertford - 1 - - 3
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 51 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.05%) SQL
3 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
4 36 (30.51%) E-Commerce
5 35 (29.66%) Retail
6 29 (24.58%) Oracle
7 28 (23.73%) Web Services
8 27 (22.88%) Spring
9 24 (20.34%) Finance
9 24 (20.34%) PHP
9 24 (20.34%) HTML
9 24 (20.34%) IBM
10 22 (18.64%) J2EE
10 22 (18.64%) TDD
11 21 (17.80%) Hibernate
12 20 (16.95%) hybris
13 19 (16.10%) Linux
14 18 (15.25%) CRM
14 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
15 17 (14.41%) Python
15 17 (14.41%) XML
16 15 (12.71%) CSS
16 15 (12.71%) MySQL
16 15 (12.71%) .NET
16 15 (12.71%) Unix
17 14 (11.86%) OO
18 13 (11.02%) ERP
18 13 (11.02%) Ant
18 13 (11.02%) Subversion
18 13 (11.02%) Web Development

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 10 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.63%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.78%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.93%) Drupal
5 5 (4.24%) Apache
6 4 (3.39%) CMS
6 4 (3.39%) JBoss
7 2 (1.69%) Confluence
7 2 (1.69%) IIS
7 2 (1.69%) SAS
7 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.85%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Windchill
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.85%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Network Security
2 8 (6.78%) Firewall
3 5 (4.24%) Internet
4 3 (2.54%) SSL
5 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.85%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
6 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.85%) Intranet
6 1 (0.85%) SMS
6 1 (0.85%) SpaceWire
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) MySQL
2 11 (9.32%) DB2
3 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.39%) Couchbase
7 4 (3.39%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.69%) Big Data
9 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.69%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.69%) OLTP
10 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.02%) Ant
2 13 (11.02%) Subversion
3 10 (8.47%) JIRA
4 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.78%) Maven
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.54%) Gradle
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.54%) Toad
8 2 (1.69%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) GCC
8 2 (1.69%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.69%) JUnit
8 2 (1.69%) Selenium
8 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.85%) Protractor
General
1 35 (29.66%) Retail
2 24 (20.34%) Finance
3 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.24%) Automotive
6 3 (2.54%) Games
6 3 (2.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Avionics
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (54.24%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.71%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Java Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Unix Architect
9 6 (5.08%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Administrator
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.24%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.73%) Web Services
2 27 (22.88%) Spring
3 24 (20.34%) HTML
4 22 (18.64%) J2EE
5 21 (17.80%) Hibernate
6 17 (14.41%) XML
7 15 (12.71%) .NET
7 15 (12.71%) CSS
8 10 (8.47%) jQuery
9 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
9 9 (7.63%) JSP
10 8 (6.78%) HTML5
11 7 (5.93%) REST
12 6 (5.08%) JSON
12 6 (5.08%) Node.js
12 6 (5.08%) RESTful
12 6 (5.08%) Struts
13 5 (4.24%) EJB
13 5 (4.24%) React
13 5 (4.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Digital Media
2 8 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.39%) User Experience
6 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) Statistics
7 2 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (1.69%) RIA
7 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.10%) Linux
2 15 (12.71%) Unix
3 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.78%) Windows
5 7 (5.93%) AIX
6 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.69%) Solaris
9 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) E-Commerce
3 22 (18.64%) TDD
4 18 (15.25%) CRM
5 14 (11.86%) OO
6 13 (11.02%) ERP
6 13 (11.02%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.02%) Web Development
7 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.32%) BDD
8 11 (9.32%) MVC
9 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.78%) Scrum
11 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.93%) DevOps
12 7 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.93%) Software Delivery
12 7 (5.93%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.05%) SQL
2 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
3 24 (20.34%) PHP
4 17 (14.41%) Python
5 10 (8.47%) Ruby
6 9 (7.63%) C#
7 8 (6.78%) C++
8 7 (5.93%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.08%) MATLAB
9 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.24%) R
11 4 (3.39%) C
11 4 (3.39%) Clojure
12 3 (2.54%) Go
12 3 (2.54%) Perl
12 3 (2.54%) Rust
12 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.69%) Scala
14 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.85%) MISRA
2 1 (0.85%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.69%) Cygwin
2 2 (1.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) Puppet
2 11 (9.32%) Ansible
2 11 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.69%) OpenView
3 2 (1.69%) SCCM
3 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.85%) Graphite
4 1 (0.85%) logstash
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Oracle
2 24 (20.34%) IBM
3 20 (16.95%) hybris
4 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.39%) ATG
5 4 (3.39%) Pega
5 4 (3.39%) Percussion
6 3 (2.54%) Sybase
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.69%) BMC
7 2 (1.69%) Cognos
7 2 (1.69%) Endeca
7 2 (1.69%) Intershop
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) Sun
7 2 (1.69%) Teradata
7 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) F5
8 1 (0.85%) Zend
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