The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 67 74 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.96% 12.01% 12.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.09% 28.46% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 63
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £665 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
267 260 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.67% 42.21% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 137 199
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -3 22 £375 - 10
Rickmansworth - 8 £338 -
Hitchin +1 5 £393 -36.17% 1
St Albans 0 4 - - 1
Stevenage -3 4 £290 -27.50% 1
Potters Bar - 2 £525 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 3
Hertford - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Royston - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 70 (46.05%) SQL
2 68 (44.74%) Finance
3 60 (39.47%) J2EE
3 60 (39.47%) Oracle
4 54 (35.53%) E-Commerce
5 52 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 47 (30.92%) HTML
7 43 (28.29%) Retail
8 42 (27.63%) UNIX
9 37 (24.34%) Linux
9 37 (24.34%) IBM
10 36 (23.68%) XML
11 34 (22.37%) JSP
11 34 (22.37%) Spring
12 32 (21.05%) WebSphere
13 30 (19.74%) CSS
13 30 (19.74%) Web Services
14 29 (19.08%) Relational Database
15 28 (18.42%) Manufacturing
16 27 (17.76%) Hibernate
17 26 (17.11%) Project Management
18 25 (16.45%) Ant
19 23 (15.13%) .NET
20 21 (13.82%) RDBMS
20 21 (13.82%) Ajax
21 20 (13.16%) Windows
21 20 (13.16%) Apache
22 19 (12.50%) UML
22 19 (12.50%) Internet
23 18 (11.84%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 20 (13.16%) Apache
3 18 (11.84%) WebLogic
3 18 (11.84%) MQSeries
4 11 (7.24%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.24%) CMS
5 8 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.29%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.97%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.97%) Node.js
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.32%) SAS
9 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.32%) IIS
9 2 (1.32%) Liferay
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Tridion
2 3 (1.97%) RiskWrite
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) Internet
2 14 (9.21%) HTTP
3 9 (5.92%) DHCP
3 9 (5.92%) DNS
4 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) LTE
5 2 (1.32%) WCDMA
5 2 (1.32%) UMTS
6 1 (0.66%) WLAN
6 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.66%) CDMA
6 1 (0.66%) GPRS
6 1 (0.66%) GSM
6 1 (0.66%) SMS
6 1 (0.66%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.66%) MPLS
6 1 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.08%) Relational Database
2 21 (13.82%) RDBMS
3 18 (11.84%) Oracle Database
4 16 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.55%) MySQL
6 12 (7.89%) DB2
7 10 (6.58%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (5.92%) JasperReports
9 7 (4.61%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.61%) DbVisualizer
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.63%) Essbase
11 4 (2.63%) MS Access
11 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (16.45%) Ant
2 18 (11.84%) JUnit
2 18 (11.84%) Eclipse
2 18 (11.84%) Subversion
3 15 (9.87%) Maven
4 10 (6.58%) Log4j
4 10 (6.58%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (4.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (4.61%) LoadRunner
6 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.29%) Selenium
8 4 (2.63%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Mockito
9 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Workshop
9 2 (1.32%) JMeter
10 1 (0.66%) JIRA
10 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.66%) GDB
General
1 68 (44.74%) Finance
2 43 (28.29%) Retail
3 28 (18.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (50.00%) Developer
2 33 (21.71%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.11%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Architect
6 10 (6.58%) Tester
6 10 (6.58%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.92%) Agile Project Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Administrator
10 6 (3.95%) Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Middleware Engineer
12 3 (1.97%) Automation Tester
12 3 (1.97%) IT Support Analyst
12 3 (1.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (39.47%) J2EE
2 47 (30.92%) HTML
3 36 (23.68%) XML
4 34 (22.37%) JSP
4 34 (22.37%) Spring
5 30 (19.74%) Web Services
5 30 (19.74%) CSS
6 27 (17.76%) Hibernate
7 23 (15.13%) .NET
8 21 (13.82%) Ajax
9 17 (11.18%) XHTML
9 17 (11.18%) JSTL
10 13 (8.55%) SOAP
11 12 (7.89%) Struts
11 12 (7.89%) XSLT
11 12 (7.89%) REST
11 12 (7.89%) Semantic HTML
12 11 (7.24%) Servlets
12 11 (7.24%) JMS
13 10 (6.58%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) W3C
2 10 (6.58%) Web 2.0
3 7 (4.61%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.95%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.95%) Open Source
5 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.29%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.63%) Replication
6 4 (2.63%) PKI
7 3 (1.97%) iPhone
8 2 (1.32%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.32%) GIS
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.66%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) UNIX
2 37 (24.34%) Linux
3 20 (13.16%) Windows
4 15 (9.87%) Solaris
5 7 (4.61%) HPUX
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.66%) bada
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) zOS
7 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.53%) E-Commerce
2 26 (17.11%) Project Management
3 19 (12.50%) UML
4 15 (9.87%) OO
4 15 (9.87%) SOA
4 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.55%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.24%) System Testing
6 11 (7.24%) Scrum
7 10 (6.58%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.58%) MVC
7 10 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.92%) Content Management
8 9 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.26%) ITIL
10 7 (4.61%) TDD
10 7 (4.61%) Regression Testing
10 7 (4.61%) Change Control
10 7 (4.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.05%) SQL
2 52 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 11 (7.24%) XPath
5 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.61%) Python
7 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.29%) Perl
8 4 (2.63%) C#
8 4 (2.63%) VB
8 4 (2.63%) VBA
8 4 (2.63%) VB6
8 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (1.32%) C
10 1 (0.66%) Tcl
10 1 (0.66%) Ruby
10 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.66%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) ISEB
3 9 (5.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.97%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.32%) APMP
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.97%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.66%) Oozie
2 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (39.47%) Oracle
2 37 (24.34%) IBM
3 11 (7.24%) HP
3 11 (7.24%) Sybase
4 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.61%) Interwoven
6 5 (3.29%) ATG
7 4 (2.63%) Blue Martini
7 4 (2.63%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.63%) Elastic Path
7 4 (2.63%) Cisco
8 3 (1.97%) Sun
8 3 (1.97%) VMware
9 2 (1.32%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.32%) Informatica
9 2 (1.32%) EMC
9 2 (1.32%) Citrix
10 1 (0.66%) SAP
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) Symbian
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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