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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 48 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.65% 10.50% 10.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.24% 27.21% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £492 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
226 294 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.30% 38.58% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 158 148
Average daily rate £363 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 23 £388 - 5
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 £300 - 3
Stevenage -2 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £377 - 3
Hertford - 2 £375 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £363 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £340 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 43 (37.72%) Oracle
2 40 (35.09%) J2EE
3 39 (34.21%) HTML
4 37 (32.46%) Spring
5 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (30.70%) JavaScript
6 31 (27.19%) SQL
7 30 (26.32%) CSS
8 28 (24.56%) XML
8 28 (24.56%) E-Commerce
9 24 (21.05%) JUnit
10 22 (19.30%) SOA
10 22 (19.30%) Couchbase
11 20 (17.54%) JIRA
12 19 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 19 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 19 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (15.79%) Selenium
13 18 (15.79%) Finance
14 17 (14.91%) WebLogic
14 17 (14.91%) WebSphere
14 17 (14.91%) Oracle Database
15 16 (14.04%) jQuery
15 16 (14.04%) Web Services
16 15 (13.16%) XHTML
16 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
17 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
17 14 (12.28%) Java EE
17 14 (12.28%) UML
17 14 (12.28%) JSP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 19 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (14.91%) WebLogic
2 17 (14.91%) WebSphere
3 12 (10.53%) JBoss
4 11 (9.65%) MQSeries
5 10 (8.77%) CMS
6 9 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Confluence
8 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.75%) Node.js
9 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.75%) Drupal
10 1 (0.88%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.88%) Mule
10 1 (0.88%) IIS
10 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.88%) MS Project
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Tridion
2 1 (0.88%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.75%) Telnet
2 2 (1.75%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) LDAP
2 2 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) Couchbase
2 17 (14.91%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.39%) MySQL
7 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.63%) DB2
9 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.88%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) JUnit
2 20 (17.54%) JIRA
3 18 (15.79%) Selenium
4 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.65%) Ant
5 11 (9.65%) Eclipse
5 11 (9.65%) Maven
5 11 (9.65%) Subversion
5 11 (9.65%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (7.89%) Grunt
6 9 (7.89%) Bower
7 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (2.63%) NUnit
10 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.75%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.75%) Gradle
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Retail
3 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Developer
2 36 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.18%) Architect
4 15 (13.16%) Java Architect
5 12 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Consultant
10 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Java Consultant
12 3 (2.63%) E-Commerce Manager
12 3 (2.63%) Lead Java Developer
12 3 (2.63%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.09%) J2EE
2 39 (34.21%) HTML
3 37 (32.46%) Spring
4 30 (26.32%) CSS
5 28 (24.56%) XML
6 19 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 19 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 16 (14.04%) jQuery
7 16 (14.04%) Web Services
8 15 (13.16%) XHTML
9 14 (12.28%) Java EE
9 14 (12.28%) JSP
10 13 (11.40%) JSTL
10 13 (11.40%) HTML5
10 13 (11.40%) REST
10 13 (11.40%) CSS3
11 12 (10.53%) Semantic HTML
12 11 (9.65%) JSON
13 10 (8.77%) Apache Camel
13 10 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) User Experience
1 12 (10.53%) W3C
2 7 (6.14%) Open Source
3 6 (5.26%) Clustering
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) iSeries
5 3 (2.63%) PMI
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.88%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) DataPower
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) UNIX
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Solaris
5 2 (1.75%) HPUX
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) E-Commerce
3 22 (19.30%) SOA
4 14 (12.28%) UML
5 13 (11.40%) OOP
6 12 (10.53%) TDD
7 11 (9.65%) MVC
7 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.77%) DevOps
8 10 (8.77%) Scrum
9 9 (7.89%) Pair Programming
9 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.89%) Mobile Development
10 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.26%) OO
12 5 (4.39%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.39%) OWASP
12 5 (4.39%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) JavaScript
2 31 (27.19%) SQL
3 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
3 13 (11.40%) Ruby
4 12 (10.53%) Python
5 5 (4.39%) XPath
6 4 (3.51%) Perl
6 4 (3.51%) Scala
7 3 (2.63%) C#
8 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) Erlang
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.88%) XQuery
9 1 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.40%) Degree
2 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.88%) OCA
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.75%) SCOM
1 2 (1.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.88%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (37.72%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) IBM
2 9 (7.89%) Talend
3 5 (4.39%) ATG
3 5 (4.39%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.75%) Elastic Path
5 2 (1.75%) hybris
5 2 (1.75%) Splunk
5 2 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (1.75%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Blue Martini
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Macrovision
6 1 (0.88%) OpenText
6 1 (0.88%) RedDot
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) HP
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £377.36 per day
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