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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 5 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 80 40 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.45% 6.88% 11.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 22.73% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 35
Median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £335 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

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
190 176 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.93% 30.29% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 96 104
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £624 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 13
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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
Welwyn Garden City +7 18 £253 -
Watford -1 12 £438 +2.94% 9
Rickmansworth +3 5 £310 -43.63% 1
Stevenage 0 5 £300 -
St Albans - 4 £275 - 7
Welwyn 0 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 100 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.68%) TDD
3 64 (36.16%) BDD
4 51 (28.81%) E-Commerce
5 49 (27.68%) Git (software)
6 44 (24.86%) Spring
7 42 (23.73%) JIRA
8 40 (22.60%) Scrum
9 39 (22.03%) Finance
10 38 (21.47%) Linux
11 36 (20.34%) DevOps
12 35 (19.77%) ATDD
13 34 (19.21%) JavaScript
14 33 (18.64%) Web Services
15 32 (18.08%) RESTful
16 31 (17.51%) SQL
17 30 (16.95%) Tomcat
17 30 (16.95%) Maven
17 30 (16.95%) Puppet
18 29 (16.38%) Continuous Delivery
18 29 (16.38%) Jenkins
18 29 (16.38%) Selenium
18 29 (16.38%) Oracle
19 28 (15.82%) Cucumber
20 27 (15.25%) Ansible
20 27 (15.25%) J2EE
20 27 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (15.25%) Retail
21 26 (14.69%) QA
21 26 (14.69%) HTML

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 30 (16.95%) Tomcat
2 22 (12.43%) Apache
3 17 (9.60%) Confluence
3 17 (9.60%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.65%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (4.52%) nginx
6 6 (3.39%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.82%) IIS
7 5 (2.82%) JBoss
8 4 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.26%) CMS
9 3 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.69%) Drupal
9 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.69%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.13%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (3.95%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Boomi
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.91%) Firewall
3 12 (6.78%) Internet
4 11 (6.21%) SSL
5 9 (5.08%) DNS
6 8 (4.52%) HTTP
7 6 (3.39%) DHCP
8 4 (2.26%) VoIP
8 4 (2.26%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.69%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.69%) FTP
9 3 (1.69%) LDAP
10 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.56%) Intranet
10 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.12%) MySQL
2 17 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.65%) DB2
5 9 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (3.95%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.26%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.69%) Redis
10 3 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.13%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (27.68%) Git (software)
2 42 (23.73%) JIRA
3 30 (16.95%) Maven
4 29 (16.38%) Jenkins
4 29 (16.38%) Selenium
5 28 (15.82%) Cucumber
6 25 (14.12%) WebDriver
7 23 (12.99%) Ant
8 22 (12.43%) JUnit
9 19 (10.73%) JBehave
9 19 (10.73%) SoapUI
10 16 (9.04%) Gradle
11 9 (5.08%) TeamCity
12 8 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
12 8 (4.52%) JMeter
12 8 (4.52%) Mockito
13 7 (3.95%) FitNesse
13 7 (3.95%) NUnit
14 6 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 39 (22.03%) Finance
2 27 (15.25%) Retail
3 5 (2.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Military
6 2 (1.13%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (51.98%) Developer
2 73 (41.24%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.95%) Agile Developer
3 30 (16.95%) Agile Java Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Architect
4 23 (12.99%) Senior Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (9.60%) Senior Agile Developer
5 17 (9.60%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 14 (7.91%) Automation Tester
6 14 (7.91%) Tester
7 12 (6.78%) Java Engineer
8 9 (5.08%) AWS Developer
8 9 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.08%) Java Architect
8 9 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.95%) Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.86%) Spring
2 33 (18.64%) Web Services
3 32 (18.08%) RESTful
4 27 (15.25%) J2EE
5 26 (14.69%) Gherkin
5 26 (14.69%) HTML
6 22 (12.43%) Hibernate
7 19 (10.73%) XML
8 18 (10.17%) REST
9 17 (9.60%) JSON
10 15 (8.47%) AngularJS
11 14 (7.91%) CSS
12 12 (6.78%) LAPP Stack
13 11 (6.21%) JSP
13 11 (6.21%) LAMP
13 11 (6.21%) XSLT
14 10 (5.65%) .NET
15 9 (5.08%) SOAP
15 9 (5.08%) Spring Boot
16 8 (4.52%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) Data Structures
2 15 (8.47%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.08%) iPad
4 8 (4.52%) Clustering
5 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.13%) DataPower
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) FMCG
8 2 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.13%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) EFT
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.47%) Linux
2 20 (11.30%) Unix
3 14 (7.91%) Windows
4 11 (6.21%) Android
5 6 (3.39%) AIX
6 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.26%) Solaris
8 3 (1.69%) HPUX
8 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.68%) TDD
3 64 (36.16%) BDD
4 51 (28.81%) E-Commerce
5 40 (22.60%) Scrum
6 36 (20.34%) DevOps
7 35 (19.77%) ATDD
8 29 (16.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (14.69%) OO
10 26 (14.69%) Open Source
11 22 (12.43%) Microservices
12 21 (11.86%) Kanban
12 21 (11.86%) Software Engineering
12 21 (11.86%) Test Automation
13 18 (10.17%) Software Testing
14 17 (9.60%) Automation Testing
15 16 (9.04%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (9.04%) OOD
16 15 (8.47%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.21%) JavaScript
2 31 (17.51%) SQL
3 25 (14.12%) Python
4 17 (9.60%) Go
4 17 (9.60%) Perl
4 17 (9.60%) Ruby
5 16 (9.04%) C#
6 15 (8.47%) PHP
7 14 (7.91%) Clojure
7 14 (7.91%) Rust
8 12 (6.78%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.21%) C
10 10 (5.65%) F#
11 9 (5.08%) C++
12 8 (4.52%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.39%) XPath
14 4 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.26%) Scala
15 3 (1.69%) Haskell
15 3 (1.69%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (2.82%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) RHCE
2 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.69%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) SDET
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
4 2 (1.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.26%) Docker
3 4 (2.26%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (16.95%) Puppet
2 27 (15.25%) Ansible
3 25 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.82%) Nagios
5 4 (2.26%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.69%) Salt
7 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.56%) OpenView
8 1 (0.56%) Packer
8 1 (0.56%) SCCM
8 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (16.38%) Oracle
2 23 (12.99%) IBM
3 14 (7.91%) hybris
4 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.78%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.95%) VMware
7 6 (3.39%) Google
8 5 (2.82%) HP
9 4 (2.26%) Cisco
10 3 (1.69%) ATG
10 3 (1.69%) Blue Martini
10 3 (1.69%) Elastic Path
10 3 (1.69%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.69%) Sybase
11 2 (1.13%) Apple
11 2 (1.13%) Sun
12 1 (0.56%) BMC
12 1 (0.56%) CA
12 1 (0.56%) Dell
12 1 (0.56%) Siemens
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