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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 97 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.20% 3.26% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.59% 10.34% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 12 33
Median daily rate £450 £405 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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
239 203 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.46% 31.47% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 110 159
Median daily rate £425 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £22.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.05 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +14 21 £500 +17.64% 12
St Albans - 10 £525 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £550 - 3
Rickmansworth +5 7 £375 -8.53% 1
Stevenage +5 6 £431 -13.75%
Hitchin - 4 £330 -
Potters Bar - 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 91 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 49 (30.25%) E-Commerce
4 47 (29.01%) BDD
5 46 (28.40%) TDD
6 39 (24.07%) Finance
7 38 (23.46%) Spring
7 38 (23.46%) JIRA
8 37 (22.84%) Retail
8 37 (22.84%) Linux
8 37 (22.84%) SQL
9 36 (22.22%) Web Services
9 36 (22.22%) IBM
10 35 (21.60%) Oracle
11 32 (19.75%) J2EE
12 30 (18.52%) Scrum
12 30 (18.52%) Ansible
13 29 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (17.90%) Puppet
14 28 (17.28%) MySQL
14 28 (17.28%) Ant
15 27 (16.67%) Unix
15 27 (16.67%) DevOps
16 26 (16.05%) Jenkins
16 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (15.43%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (15.43%) Python
17 25 (15.43%) HTML
18 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
18 24 (14.81%) Tomcat

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 24 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 20 (12.35%) WebSphere
3 14 (8.64%) Apache
3 14 (8.64%) Confluence
4 11 (6.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (5.56%) Drupal
5 9 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.94%) nginx
7 7 (4.32%) IIS
8 6 (3.70%) Apache Spark
9 5 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (3.09%) JBoss
10 4 (2.47%) CMS
10 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.85%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) MS Office
2 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) Windchill
4 1 (0.62%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.62%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 14 (8.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.02%) Internet
2 12 (7.41%) Firewall
3 10 (6.17%) DNS
4 7 (4.32%) DHCP
4 7 (4.32%) HTTP
4 7 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.09%) Network Security
5 5 (3.09%) SSL
6 3 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.85%) FTP
6 3 (1.85%) LDAP
7 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.62%) Intranet
8 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) MySQL
2 17 (10.49%) DB2
3 14 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (8.02%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.09%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.85%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (1.85%) OLTP
9 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) Big Data
10 2 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 38 (23.46%) JIRA
3 28 (17.28%) Ant
4 26 (16.05%) Jenkins
5 24 (14.81%) Maven
6 21 (12.96%) Selenium
7 20 (12.35%) Cucumber
8 18 (11.11%) JUnit
9 17 (10.49%) WebDriver
10 16 (9.88%) SoapUI
11 13 (8.02%) Gradle
11 13 (8.02%) Subversion
12 10 (6.17%) JBehave
13 8 (4.94%) Eclipse
13 8 (4.94%) JMeter
14 7 (4.32%) NUnit
15 6 (3.70%) FitNesse
15 6 (3.70%) TeamCity
16 5 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (3.09%) Mockito
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
2 37 (22.84%) Retail
3 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.09%) Games
5 3 (1.85%) Military
6 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (48.77%) Developer
2 68 (41.98%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.67%) Architect
4 22 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 21 (12.96%) Agile Developer
5 21 (12.96%) Agile Java Developer
5 21 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (10.49%) Java Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (6.79%) Analyst
8 11 (6.79%) Automation Tester
8 11 (6.79%) Senior Agile Developer
8 11 (6.79%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 11 (6.79%) Tester
9 9 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.56%) Unix Architect
10 7 (4.32%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Java Architect
11 6 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.46%) Spring
2 36 (22.22%) Web Services
3 32 (19.75%) J2EE
4 25 (15.43%) HTML
5 20 (12.35%) RESTful
6 18 (11.11%) Gherkin
7 17 (10.49%) Hibernate
8 11 (6.79%) JSON
8 11 (6.79%) SOAP
8 11 (6.79%) XML
9 10 (6.17%) CSS
9 10 (6.17%) JSP
9 10 (6.17%) REST
10 8 (4.94%) .NET
10 8 (4.94%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.32%) EJB
11 7 (4.32%) JMS
11 7 (4.32%) Servlets
11 7 (4.32%) XHTML
11 7 (4.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Algorithms
2 13 (8.02%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.09%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.09%) iPad
6 3 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.85%) PKI
6 3 (1.85%) Statistics
7 2 (1.23%) FMCG
7 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) RIA
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.84%) Linux
2 27 (16.67%) Unix
3 12 (7.41%) AIX
4 10 (6.17%) Windows
5 9 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.70%) Solaris
6 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.85%) HPUX
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.25%) E-Commerce
3 47 (29.01%) BDD
4 46 (28.40%) TDD
5 30 (18.52%) Scrum
6 27 (16.67%) DevOps
7 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (15.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (14.81%) ATDD
10 21 (12.96%) OO
11 19 (11.73%) Open Source
11 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
12 18 (11.11%) Kanban
12 18 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 13 (8.02%) Complexity Analysis
13 13 (8.02%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.02%) OOD
14 12 (7.41%) Test Scripting
15 11 (6.79%) Automation Testing
15 11 (6.79%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.84%) SQL
2 25 (15.43%) Python
3 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.96%) PHP
5 17 (10.49%) Ruby
6 14 (8.64%) C#
7 13 (8.02%) Go
8 12 (7.41%) Clojure
9 11 (6.79%) Rust
10 10 (6.17%) C++
11 9 (5.56%) Perl
12 8 (4.94%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.70%) C
13 6 (3.70%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.70%) R
13 6 (3.70%) Scala
14 5 (3.09%) F#
15 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.47%) Haskell
15 4 (2.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.94%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) MCP
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.73%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SDET
3 1 (0.62%) MISRA
3 1 (0.62%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.09%) Docker
3 5 (3.09%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.62%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (18.52%) Ansible
2 29 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (17.90%) Puppet
3 6 (3.70%) Nagios
3 6 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.85%) OpenView
4 3 (1.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.62%) Graphite
5 1 (0.62%) logstash
5 1 (0.62%) Packer
5 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (22.22%) IBM
2 35 (21.60%) Oracle
3 22 (13.58%) hybris
4 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.17%) VMware
6 8 (4.94%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.09%) Cisco
7 5 (3.09%) HP
8 3 (1.85%) ATG
8 3 (1.85%) Blue Martini
8 3 (1.85%) BMC
8 3 (1.85%) Elastic Path
8 3 (1.85%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.85%) Sun
8 3 (1.85%) Sybase
9 2 (1.23%) Cognos
9 2 (1.23%) Teradata
9 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.62%) CA
10 1 (0.62%) Siemens
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Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £150.00 - £200 per day
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Rate: £Market Rates
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Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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