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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 90 50 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.75% 10.27% 17.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.86% 27.03% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 94
Average daily rate
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£390 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £480
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 £35.00 £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
362 185 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.25% 37.99% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 105 234
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.20 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £86.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -6 19 £383 +19.53% 8
Rickmansworth - 8 £355 -
Stevenage +2 7 £258 -35.62% 5
Hitchin 0 7 £393 -36.17% 1
Borehamwood - 7 £245 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 6 £400 -46.66% 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 3 £450 -
St Albans -1 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 2
Royston - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Ware - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 81 (51.59%) SQL
2 69 (43.95%) Oracle
3 66 (42.04%) Finance
4 58 (36.94%) JavaScript
5 55 (35.03%) Spring
6 51 (32.48%) J2EE
7 50 (31.85%) UNIX
8 47 (29.94%) HTML
9 41 (26.11%) XML
9 41 (26.11%) Hibernate
10 40 (25.48%) Web Services
10 40 (25.48%) E-Commerce
11 38 (24.20%) Linux
12 32 (20.38%) CSS
12 32 (20.38%) Retail
13 31 (19.75%) PL/SQL
14 28 (17.83%) JSP
14 28 (17.83%) JUnit
14 28 (17.83%) Eclipse
14 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (16.56%) IBM
15 26 (16.56%) Ant
16 25 (15.92%) Oracle Database
17 24 (15.29%) Relational Database
17 24 (15.29%) Subversion
18 23 (14.65%) Manufacturing
18 23 (14.65%) Internet
19 22 (14.01%) WebLogic
20 21 (13.38%) Apache
20 21 (13.38%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (14.01%) WebLogic
2 21 (13.38%) Apache
2 21 (13.38%) WebSphere
3 17 (10.83%) MQSeries
4 15 (9.55%) Tomcat
4 15 (9.55%) CMS
5 8 (5.10%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (4.46%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (3.18%) Node.js
8 3 (1.91%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.27%) lighttpd
9 2 (1.27%) Liferay
10 1 (0.64%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.64%) JCAPS
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Tridion
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) Force.com
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.65%) Internet
2 14 (8.92%) HTTP
3 7 (4.46%) Extranet
3 7 (4.46%) Intranet
4 6 (3.82%) DNS
4 6 (3.82%) DHCP
5 3 (1.91%) VRRP
5 3 (1.91%) Firewall
6 2 (1.27%) LTE
6 2 (1.27%) WCDMA
6 2 (1.27%) UMTS
6 2 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.64%) MPLS
7 1 (0.64%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) WLAN
7 1 (0.64%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.64%) CDMA
7 1 (0.64%) GPRS
7 1 (0.64%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.92%) Oracle Database
2 24 (15.29%) Relational Database
3 20 (12.74%) MySQL
4 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
5 16 (10.19%) RDBMS
6 12 (7.64%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (5.73%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (5.10%) DB2
10 7 (4.46%) JasperReports
11 6 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.82%) DbVisualizer
12 5 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (2.55%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (1.91%) Couchbase
15 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
15 2 (1.27%) Redis
15 2 (1.27%) Big Data
15 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 28 (17.83%) JUnit
1 28 (17.83%) Eclipse
2 26 (16.56%) Ant
3 24 (15.29%) Subversion
4 21 (13.38%) Maven
5 15 (9.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (8.28%) Git (software)
7 12 (7.64%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (6.37%) Selenium
9 7 (4.46%) JIRA
9 7 (4.46%) Log4j
9 7 (4.46%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.82%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.82%) Mockito
11 5 (3.18%) Jenkins
11 5 (3.18%) ClearQuest
12 4 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.91%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.27%) JMeter
14 2 (1.27%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 66 (42.04%) Finance
2 32 (20.38%) Retail
3 23 (14.65%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.01%) Marketing
5 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (54.78%) Developer
2 40 (25.48%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.83%) Tester
4 15 (9.55%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.64%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Administrator
9 6 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.18%) Analyst
11 4 (2.55%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.55%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Senior Tester
12 3 (1.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (35.03%) Spring
2 51 (32.48%) J2EE
3 47 (29.94%) HTML
4 41 (26.11%) XML
4 41 (26.11%) Hibernate
5 40 (25.48%) Web Services
6 32 (20.38%) CSS
7 28 (17.83%) JSP
8 21 (13.38%) Ajax
9 19 (12.10%) SOAP
10 18 (11.46%) REST
11 14 (8.92%) .NET
12 13 (8.28%) XHTML
12 13 (8.28%) JMS
12 13 (8.28%) JSTL
13 12 (7.64%) JSON
14 11 (7.01%) HTML5
14 11 (7.01%) CSS3
14 11 (7.01%) Semantic HTML
15 10 (6.37%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) User Experience
2 11 (7.01%) W3C
3 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.10%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.10%) PKI
5 7 (4.46%) Web 2.0
6 5 (3.18%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.55%) Replication
8 3 (1.91%) Open Source
8 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) GIS
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.85%) UNIX
2 38 (24.20%) Linux
3 16 (10.19%) Windows
4 11 (7.01%) Solaris
5 7 (4.46%) HPUX
6 2 (1.27%) AIX
6 2 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (0.64%) bada
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.48%) E-Commerce
2 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.74%) UML
4 15 (9.55%) OO
5 14 (8.92%) Project Management
6 13 (8.28%) MVC
6 13 (8.28%) Scrum
7 11 (7.01%) SOA
7 11 (7.01%) Unit Testing
7 11 (7.01%) Test Automation
8 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.37%) TDD
8 10 (6.37%) Content Management
9 9 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (5.73%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.10%) BDD
10 8 (5.10%) V-Model
10 8 (5.10%) System Testing
10 8 (5.10%) Performance Testing
10 8 (5.10%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.59%) SQL
2 58 (36.94%) JavaScript
3 31 (19.75%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.73%) XPath
5 8 (5.10%) Perl
6 7 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.18%) C
7 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.55%) VB6
8 4 (2.55%) C++
8 4 (2.55%) VB
8 4 (2.55%) Python
9 3 (1.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.64%) Tcl
11 1 (0.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Degree
2 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.10%) ISEB
2 8 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.18%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) APMP
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) SLA
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.55%) Xen
3 3 (1.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.55%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.91%) Nagios
3 3 (1.91%) Puppet
3 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) Oozie
4 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 69 (43.95%) Oracle
2 26 (16.56%) IBM
3 9 (5.73%) Sybase
4 7 (4.46%) HP
4 7 (4.46%) Interwoven
5 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.18%) Sun
6 4 (2.55%) BEA
6 4 (2.55%) Cisco
6 4 (2.55%) ATG
6 4 (2.55%) VMware
7 3 (1.91%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.91%) Endeca
8 2 (1.27%) Elastic Path
8 2 (1.27%) Blue Martini
8 2 (1.27%) EMC
8 2 (1.27%) Citrix
9 1 (0.64%) SAP
9 1 (0.64%) JBoss
9 1 (0.64%) Symbian
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