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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 92 51 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.59% 9.75% 16.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.06% 24.88% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 85
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£375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £349 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £703 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
340 205 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.82% 39.20% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 116 235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.06 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £131.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Watford -1 24 £375 +7.14% 10
Rickmansworth - 10 £325 -
Stevenage +4 8 £258 -35.62% 3
Hitchin -1 7 £393 -36.17% 4
Borehamwood - 6 £273 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 5 £400 -46.66% 1
St Albans +2 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 2
Royston - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Ware - - - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (49.06%) SQL
2 68 (42.77%) Oracle
3 66 (41.51%) Finance
4 57 (35.85%) JavaScript
5 56 (35.22%) J2EE
6 52 (32.70%) Spring
7 49 (30.82%) UNIX
8 47 (29.56%) HTML
9 46 (28.93%) E-Commerce
10 40 (25.16%) Hibernate
10 40 (25.16%) XML
11 39 (24.53%) Web Services
12 37 (23.27%) Linux
12 37 (23.27%) Retail
13 31 (19.50%) CSS
13 31 (19.50%) PL/SQL
14 30 (18.87%) JSP
14 30 (18.87%) IBM
15 28 (17.61%) Eclipse
15 28 (17.61%) JUnit
16 26 (16.35%) Oracle Database
17 25 (15.72%) Relational Database
17 25 (15.72%) Ant
17 25 (15.72%) WebSphere
18 24 (15.09%) Manufacturing
19 23 (14.47%) Subversion
19 23 (14.47%) Internet
20 22 (13.84%) WebLogic
20 22 (13.84%) Ajax
21 20 (12.58%) UML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (15.72%) WebSphere
2 22 (13.84%) WebLogic
3 19 (11.95%) Apache
4 18 (11.32%) MQSeries
5 15 (9.43%) CMS
6 14 (8.81%) Tomcat
7 8 (5.03%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (4.40%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.89%) Node.js
9 3 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.26%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.63%) Liferay
11 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.63%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Tridion
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Force.com
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.47%) Internet
2 14 (8.81%) HTTP
3 8 (5.03%) DNS
3 8 (5.03%) DHCP
4 6 (3.77%) Extranet
4 6 (3.77%) Intranet
5 3 (1.89%) VRRP
5 3 (1.89%) Firewall
5 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.26%) VPN
6 2 (1.26%) WCDMA
6 2 (1.26%) UMTS
6 2 (1.26%) LTE
7 1 (0.63%) FCoE
7 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.63%) WLAN
7 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.63%) CDMA
7 1 (0.63%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.35%) Oracle Database
2 25 (15.72%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.95%) MySQL
4 17 (10.69%) RDBMS
5 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.29%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (5.66%) DB2
7 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.77%) JasperReports
9 6 (3.77%) DbVisualizer
10 5 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.52%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (0.63%) Big Data
13 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (17.61%) JUnit
1 28 (17.61%) Eclipse
2 25 (15.72%) Ant
3 23 (14.47%) Subversion
4 19 (11.95%) Maven
5 15 (9.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (7.55%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
7 9 (5.66%) Selenium
8 8 (5.03%) Log4j
9 7 (4.40%) JIRA
9 7 (4.40%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.77%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.77%) Mockito
11 5 (3.14%) ClearQuest
12 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.26%) JMeter
General
1 66 (41.51%) Finance
2 37 (23.27%) Retail
3 24 (15.09%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.29%) Marketing
5 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (55.35%) Developer
2 41 (25.79%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.95%) Project Manager
4 17 (10.69%) Tester
5 14 (8.81%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.29%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.29%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Administrator
9 7 (4.40%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.77%) Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (3.14%) Architect
12 4 (2.52%) Senior Tester
13 3 (1.89%) Software Engineer
13 3 (1.89%) Test Manager
13 3 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (35.22%) J2EE
2 52 (32.70%) Spring
3 47 (29.56%) HTML
4 40 (25.16%) XML
4 40 (25.16%) Hibernate
5 39 (24.53%) Web Services
6 31 (19.50%) CSS
7 30 (18.87%) JSP
8 22 (13.84%) Ajax
9 18 (11.32%) SOAP
10 17 (10.69%) REST
11 15 (9.43%) JSTL
11 15 (9.43%) .NET
11 15 (9.43%) XHTML
12 12 (7.55%) JMS
12 12 (7.55%) Semantic HTML
13 11 (6.92%) JSON
13 11 (6.92%) HTML5
13 11 (6.92%) XSLT
14 10 (6.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) W3C
2 8 (5.03%) PKI
2 8 (5.03%) Web 2.0
2 8 (5.03%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.14%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.52%) Replication
5 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.26%) iPhone
6 2 (1.26%) Open Source
6 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.82%) UNIX
2 37 (23.27%) Linux
3 16 (10.06%) Windows
4 12 (7.55%) Solaris
5 8 (5.03%) HPUX
6 2 (1.26%) AIX
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) bada
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.93%) E-Commerce
2 20 (12.58%) UML
3 18 (11.32%) Project Management
4 16 (10.06%) OO
5 14 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.18%) Scrum
7 12 (7.55%) MVC
8 11 (6.92%) Content Management
9 10 (6.29%) TDD
9 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.29%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.29%) Test Automation
9 10 (6.29%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.66%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.03%) SOA
11 8 (5.03%) V-Model
11 8 (5.03%) System Testing
12 7 (4.40%) BDD
12 7 (4.40%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (49.06%) SQL
2 57 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 31 (19.50%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.29%) XPath
5 8 (5.03%) Perl
6 7 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.52%) VB
7 4 (2.52%) Python
7 4 (2.52%) C
7 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.52%) VB6
8 3 (1.89%) C++
8 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.63%) Clojure
9 1 (0.63%) Delphi
9 1 (0.63%) C#
9 1 (0.63%) Tcl
9 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.69%) Degree
2 8 (5.03%) ISEB
2 8 (5.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.26%) APMP
5 2 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.52%) Xen
3 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.89%) Nagios
3 3 (1.89%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 68 (42.77%) Oracle
2 30 (18.87%) IBM
3 9 (5.66%) HP
3 9 (5.66%) Sybase
4 8 (5.03%) Interwoven
5 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.14%) Sun
6 5 (3.14%) ATG
7 4 (2.52%) VMware
7 4 (2.52%) BEA
7 4 (2.52%) Cisco
8 3 (1.89%) Elastic Path
8 3 (1.89%) Blue Martini
8 3 (1.89%) Endeca
9 2 (1.26%) EMC
9 2 (1.26%) Citrix
10 1 (0.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.63%) JBoss
10 1 (0.63%) Symbian
10 1 (0.63%) Google
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