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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 96 70 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.85% 9.31% 9.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.32% 27.13% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 51
Median daily rate £438 £390 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
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
297 258 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.76% 34.31% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 118 248
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.65 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +4 44 £460 +17.94% 11
Welwyn Garden City -1 6 £525 - 1
Rickmansworth +3 5 £327 -16.15%
Hitchin -1 4 £330 - 2
Stevenage +3 2 £500 - 8
St Albans - 1 £525 - 5
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 77 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 45 (29.22%) SQL
4 42 (27.27%) Oracle
5 40 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 40 (25.97%) Spring
5 40 (25.97%) Git (software)
6 38 (24.68%) Retail
7 37 (24.03%) Finance
7 37 (24.03%) Web Services
8 36 (23.38%) IBM
9 35 (22.73%) J2EE
10 33 (21.43%) TDD
11 32 (20.78%) HTML
12 28 (18.18%) JIRA
13 27 (17.53%) Linux
13 27 (17.53%) hybris
14 26 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (16.88%) Unix
15 25 (16.23%) PHP
16 24 (15.58%) BDD
17 23 (14.94%) MySQL
18 22 (14.29%) Scrum
19 20 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
20 19 (12.34%) Jenkins
20 19 (12.34%) DB2
20 19 (12.34%) XML
20 19 (12.34%) OO
20 19 (12.34%) Tomcat
20 19 (12.34%) Python

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 19 (12.34%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.04%) WebSphere
3 14 (9.09%) Confluence
4 10 (6.49%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.84%) Apache
5 9 (5.84%) Drupal
6 7 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.60%) CMS
9 3 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.95%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.30%) IIS
10 2 (1.30%) JBoss
10 2 (1.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.65%) IBM Connections
11 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Windchill
2 5 (3.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.65%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.65%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) Internet
1 12 (7.79%) Network Security
2 10 (6.49%) Firewall
3 3 (1.95%) SSL
4 2 (1.30%) Intranet
4 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.30%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.65%) SMS
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) MySQL
2 19 (12.34%) DB2
3 14 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 13 (8.44%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.25%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.25%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.95%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (1.95%) OLTP
9 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.18%) JIRA
3 19 (12.34%) Jenkins
4 18 (11.69%) Ant
5 17 (11.04%) Subversion
6 16 (10.39%) Selenium
7 15 (9.74%) Maven
8 13 (8.44%) Cucumber
8 13 (8.44%) JUnit
8 13 (8.44%) WebDriver
9 12 (7.79%) SoapUI
10 8 (5.19%) JBehave
10 8 (5.19%) JMeter
11 7 (4.55%) NUnit
12 6 (3.90%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.90%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
13 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (3.25%) Robot Framework
General
1 38 (24.68%) Retail
2 37 (24.03%) Finance
3 5 (3.25%) Automotive
3 5 (3.25%) Games
3 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (51.30%) Developer
2 57 (37.01%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.64%) Architect
4 18 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.79%) Automation Tester
7 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (7.79%) Tester
8 9 (5.84%) Hybris Developer
8 9 (5.84%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Unix Architect
9 8 (5.19%) Agile Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.90%) E-Commerce Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Java Automation Tester
10 6 (3.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.97%) Spring
2 37 (24.03%) Web Services
3 35 (22.73%) J2EE
4 32 (20.78%) HTML
5 19 (12.34%) Hibernate
5 19 (12.34%) XML
6 18 (11.69%) RESTful
7 17 (11.04%) CSS
8 15 (9.74%) AngularJS
9 14 (9.09%) .NET
10 13 (8.44%) Gherkin
10 13 (8.44%) JSON
11 11 (7.14%) JSP
11 11 (7.14%) REST
12 10 (6.49%) SOAP
13 9 (5.84%) HTML5
13 9 (5.84%) JMS
13 9 (5.84%) XSLT
14 8 (5.19%) EJB
14 8 (5.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Digital Media
2 8 (5.19%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.25%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.95%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.95%) PKI
6 3 (1.95%) Statistics
7 2 (1.30%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.53%) Linux
2 26 (16.88%) Unix
3 11 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.84%) AIX
5 8 (5.19%) Windows
6 6 (3.90%) Solaris
6 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.95%) HPUX
7 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 33 (21.43%) TDD
4 26 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (15.58%) BDD
6 22 (14.29%) Scrum
7 20 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (12.34%) OO
9 16 (10.39%) CRM
10 15 (9.74%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.09%) Open Source
11 14 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 13 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (7.79%) ATDD
13 12 (7.79%) DevOps
13 12 (7.79%) ERP
13 12 (7.79%) Web Development
14 11 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.22%) SQL
2 40 (25.97%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.23%) PHP
4 19 (12.34%) Python
5 12 (7.79%) Ruby
6 9 (5.84%) C#
7 7 (4.55%) C++
7 7 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.90%) MATLAB
8 6 (3.90%) R
8 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.25%) Clojure
9 5 (3.25%) Perl
10 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.60%) Go
10 4 (2.60%) Rust
11 3 (1.95%) C
11 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.30%) Haskell
12 2 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) Degree
1 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (0.65%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SDET
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.65%) MISRA
3 1 (0.65%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.95%) Docker
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.65%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.65%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) Ansible
1 15 (9.74%) Puppet
2 14 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) OpenView
3 3 (1.95%) SCCM
3 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.65%) Graphite
4 1 (0.65%) logstash
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (27.27%) Oracle
2 36 (23.38%) IBM
3 27 (17.53%) hybris
4 11 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.19%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.60%) ATG
6 4 (2.60%) VMware
7 3 (1.95%) Blue Martini
7 3 (1.95%) BMC
7 3 (1.95%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.95%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.95%) Pega
7 3 (1.95%) Sun
7 3 (1.95%) Sybase
8 2 (1.30%) Cognos
8 2 (1.30%) Endeca
8 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.30%) Teradata
8 2 (1.30%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.65%) Percussion
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Oscar
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Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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