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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 5 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 80 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.89% 3.95% 8.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.24% 13.07% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 8 34
Median daily rate £475 £438 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.06 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
185 176 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.12% 30.19% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 91 116
Median daily rate £438 £335 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.20 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 - 18 £424 - 1
Watford 0 11 £463 +8.82% 7
St Albans - 7 £525 - 4
Stevenage 0 6 £300 - 3
Rickmansworth - 5 £311 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 107 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.22%) TDD
3 62 (33.51%) BDD
4 57 (30.81%) E-Commerce
5 56 (30.27%) Git (software)
6 48 (25.95%) Finance
7 44 (23.78%) Spring
7 44 (23.78%) JIRA
8 42 (22.70%) Linux
9 38 (20.54%) Scrum
10 37 (20.00%) SQL
10 37 (20.00%) Oracle
10 37 (20.00%) Web Services
11 35 (18.92%) DevOps
12 34 (18.38%) Puppet
12 34 (18.38%) ATDD
13 32 (17.30%) Ansible
13 32 (17.30%) J2EE
13 32 (17.30%) IBM
14 31 (16.76%) Tomcat
14 31 (16.76%) Retail
14 31 (16.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
15 30 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (16.22%) Maven
15 30 (16.22%) MySQL
16 29 (15.68%) JavaScript
16 29 (15.68%) Ant
16 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (15.14%) 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 31 (16.76%) Tomcat
2 20 (10.81%) Apache
2 20 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 17 (9.19%) Confluence
4 13 (7.03%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.78%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.78%) Drupal
6 7 (3.78%) nginx
7 5 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.70%) IIS
7 5 (2.70%) JBoss
8 4 (2.16%) CMS
8 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.16%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.62%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Magento
2 8 (4.32%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.65%) Firewall
2 13 (7.03%) Internet
2 13 (7.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.86%) DNS
3 9 (4.86%) SSL
4 7 (3.78%) HTTP
5 6 (3.24%) DHCP
6 3 (1.62%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.62%) FTP
6 3 (1.62%) LDAP
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
8 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.22%) MySQL
2 18 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.11%) DB2
4 13 (7.03%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.62%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (1.62%) OLTP
11 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.08%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.08%) Redis
12 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 56 (30.27%) Git (software)
2 44 (23.78%) JIRA
3 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
4 30 (16.22%) Maven
5 29 (15.68%) Ant
6 28 (15.14%) Selenium
7 27 (14.59%) Cucumber
8 24 (12.97%) WebDriver
9 21 (11.35%) JUnit
10 19 (10.27%) SoapUI
11 17 (9.19%) Gradle
11 17 (9.19%) JBehave
12 11 (5.95%) Subversion
13 8 (4.32%) Eclipse
13 8 (4.32%) JMeter
13 8 (4.32%) TeamCity
14 7 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.78%) Mockito
14 7 (3.78%) NUnit
15 6 (3.24%) FitNesse
General
1 48 (25.95%) Finance
2 31 (16.76%) Retail
3 5 (2.70%) Games
3 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (1.62%) Military
6 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (49.73%) Developer
2 76 (41.08%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.14%) Agile Developer
3 28 (15.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 26 (14.05%) Architect
5 25 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 25 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (8.65%) Java Engineer
7 15 (8.11%) Automation Tester
7 15 (8.11%) Senior Agile Developer
7 15 (8.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 15 (8.11%) Tester
8 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.86%) Analyst
9 9 (4.86%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.32%) Java Architect
10 8 (4.32%) Java Automation Tester
10 8 (4.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (4.32%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.78%) Spring
2 37 (20.00%) Web Services
3 32 (17.30%) J2EE
4 28 (15.14%) HTML
5 25 (13.51%) Gherkin
5 25 (13.51%) RESTful
6 20 (10.81%) Hibernate
7 14 (7.57%) JSON
8 13 (7.03%) CSS
8 13 (7.03%) REST
8 13 (7.03%) XML
9 11 (5.95%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.95%) LAMP
9 11 (5.95%) SOAP
9 11 (5.95%) XSLT
10 10 (5.41%) JSP
10 10 (5.41%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (4.32%) Spring Boot
12 7 (3.78%) LEMP Stack
12 7 (3.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.19%) Algorithms
1 17 (9.19%) Data Structures
2 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.78%) iPad
3 6 (3.24%) Clustering
4 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.62%) PKI
6 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.08%) FMCG
6 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.54%) EFT
7 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.54%) Statistics
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.70%) Linux
2 26 (14.05%) Unix
3 15 (8.11%) Windows
4 10 (5.41%) AIX
5 7 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.24%) Solaris
7 5 (2.70%) Android
8 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.62%) HPUX
9 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.22%) TDD
3 62 (33.51%) BDD
4 57 (30.81%) E-Commerce
5 38 (20.54%) Scrum
6 35 (18.92%) DevOps
7 34 (18.38%) ATDD
8 31 (16.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (14.05%) OO
11 25 (13.51%) Open Source
12 24 (12.97%) Software Engineering
13 22 (11.89%) Kanban
13 22 (11.89%) Test Automation
14 17 (9.19%) Microservices
14 17 (9.19%) OOD
15 16 (8.65%) Complexity Analysis
15 16 (8.65%) Software Testing
16 15 (8.11%) Automation Testing
16 15 (8.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.00%) SQL
2 29 (15.68%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.14%) Python
4 20 (10.81%) PHP
5 19 (10.27%) Ruby
6 17 (9.19%) Go
7 15 (8.11%) Clojure
7 15 (8.11%) Perl
7 15 (8.11%) Rust
8 13 (7.03%) C#
9 11 (5.95%) C
10 10 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.86%) F#
12 8 (4.32%) C++
13 5 (2.70%) Scala
14 4 (2.16%) Haskell
14 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.16%) XPath
15 3 (1.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.24%) Degree
2 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) RHCE
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.14%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) SDET
3 3 (1.62%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) MISRA
4 1 (0.54%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.70%) Docker
2 5 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.16%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.54%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 34 (18.38%) Puppet
2 32 (17.30%) Ansible
3 30 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.24%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.70%) Nagios
6 3 (1.62%) OpenView
6 3 (1.62%) SCCM
7 2 (1.08%) Salt
8 1 (0.54%) Packer
8 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (20.00%) Oracle
2 32 (17.30%) IBM
3 19 (10.27%) hybris
4 15 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.95%) Atlassian
6 9 (4.86%) VMware
7 5 (2.70%) HP
8 4 (2.16%) Cisco
8 4 (2.16%) Google
8 4 (2.16%) Sun
9 3 (1.62%) ATG
9 3 (1.62%) Blue Martini
9 3 (1.62%) BMC
9 3 (1.62%) Elastic Path
9 3 (1.62%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.54%) CA
10 1 (0.54%) PTC
10 1 (0.54%) Siemens
10 1 (0.54%) Sybase
10 1 (0.54%) VocaLink
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Pearson Frank
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago