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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 81 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.27% 10.07% 11.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.32% 26.05% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £272 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £456 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £37.50 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
286 261 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.25% 38.67% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 149 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £42.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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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 +5 30 £350 -6.66% 5
Welwyn Garden City +2 9 £400 - 1
Stevenage -5 6 £288 -0.86% 1
Hitchin 0 1 £330 -15.92%
Rickmansworth -1 1 £390 +20.00% 2
St Albans -1 1 £450 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £300 - 1
Tring - 1 - - 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 53 (40.46%) JavaScript
2 48 (36.64%) J2EE
3 46 (35.11%) HTML
4 43 (32.82%) E-Commerce
5 40 (30.53%) JSP
6 38 (29.01%) SQL
7 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (25.95%) WebSphere
8 33 (25.19%) Finance
8 33 (25.19%) CSS
8 33 (25.19%) Linux
9 30 (22.90%) JSTL
10 29 (22.14%) IBM
10 29 (22.14%) UNIX
11 28 (21.37%) Oracle
12 27 (20.61%) Windows
13 26 (19.85%) XHTML
14 23 (17.56%) XML
14 23 (17.56%) Retail
15 22 (16.79%) Subversion
16 21 (16.03%) Spring
17 20 (15.27%) Web Services
18 19 (14.50%) Hibernate
18 19 (14.50%) Firewall
18 19 (14.50%) W3C
18 19 (14.50%) Internet
18 19 (14.50%) Semantic HTML
18 19 (14.50%) User Experience
19 18 (13.74%) .NET
20 17 (12.98%) DB2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (25.95%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (7.63%) MQSeries
4 7 (5.34%) CMS
4 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (5.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.05%) Drupal
6 3 (2.29%) JBoss
7 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.53%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.76%) Mule
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Project
1 2 (1.53%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Tridion
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.50%) Internet
1 19 (14.50%) Firewall
2 11 (8.40%) SSH
2 11 (8.40%) PuTTY
2 11 (8.40%) Telnet
2 11 (8.40%) LDAP
3 8 (6.11%) SSL
4 3 (2.29%) VLAN
4 3 (2.29%) DHCP
4 3 (2.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) DB2
2 12 (9.16%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.87%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.87%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.05%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.05%) MySQL
7 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.76%) DataStage
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Subversion
2 17 (12.98%) Eclipse
3 14 (10.69%) JUnit
4 13 (9.92%) Selenium
5 12 (9.16%) Cucumber
6 11 (8.40%) Toad
7 10 (7.63%) WebDriver
8 8 (6.11%) Ant
9 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Maven
9 7 (5.34%) Log4j
9 7 (5.34%) Grunt
9 7 (5.34%) Bower
10 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
11 5 (3.82%) JIRA
11 5 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (3.05%) ClearCase
13 3 (2.29%) HP UFT
13 3 (2.29%) LoadRunner
14 2 (1.53%) FitNesse
General
1 33 (25.19%) Finance
2 23 (17.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Avionics
4 2 (1.53%) Billing
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
4 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (54.20%) Developer
2 34 (25.95%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 14 (10.69%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) Architect
5 9 (6.87%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce Manager
6 8 (6.11%) Tester
6 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Consultant
7 7 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Portal Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Automation Tester
8 6 (4.58%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.64%) J2EE
2 46 (35.11%) HTML
3 40 (30.53%) JSP
4 33 (25.19%) CSS
5 30 (22.90%) JSTL
6 26 (19.85%) XHTML
7 23 (17.56%) XML
8 21 (16.03%) Spring
9 20 (15.27%) Web Services
10 19 (14.50%) Hibernate
10 19 (14.50%) Semantic HTML
11 18 (13.74%) .NET
12 15 (11.45%) RESTful
13 12 (9.16%) Struts
13 12 (9.16%) JMS
14 9 (6.87%) Flash
14 9 (6.87%) Java EE
14 9 (6.87%) Servlets
15 8 (6.11%) SOAP
15 8 (6.11%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) W3C
1 19 (14.50%) User Experience
2 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.34%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.82%) Clustering
5 4 (3.05%) PMI
5 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.29%) PKI
6 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.29%) iSeries
7 2 (1.53%) Robotics
7 2 (1.53%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.53%) VHDL
7 2 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.19%) Linux
2 29 (22.14%) UNIX
3 27 (20.61%) Windows
4 7 (5.34%) HPUX
4 7 (5.34%) Solaris
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.82%) E-Commerce
2 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.69%) Scrum
4 12 (9.16%) TDD
4 12 (9.16%) Test Automation
5 11 (8.40%) Identity Management
6 10 (7.63%) Project Management
6 10 (7.63%) OO
6 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.87%) UML
7 9 (6.87%) Automated Testing
7 9 (6.87%) Test Scripting
7 9 (6.87%) System Testing
8 8 (6.11%) Time Management
8 8 (6.11%) Content Management
8 8 (6.11%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.34%) RAD
9 7 (5.34%) SOA
10 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.46%) JavaScript
2 38 (29.01%) SQL
3 9 (6.87%) Perl
3 9 (6.87%) XPath
4 8 (6.11%) C#
5 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.34%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.58%) C
6 6 (4.58%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.82%) C++
8 4 (3.05%) Python
8 4 (3.05%) PHP
8 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.53%) Erlang
10 2 (1.53%) Ruby
10 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.53%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.76%) Clojure
11 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) OCA
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.05%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.05%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.53%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 11 (8.40%) Tivoli
1 11 (8.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 11 (8.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (4.58%) Novell Identity Manager
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (3.05%) Puppet
4 3 (2.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.29%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.29%) SCCM
4 3 (2.29%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) IBM
2 28 (21.37%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) Cyber-Ark
4 9 (6.87%) hybris
5 7 (5.34%) Elastic Path
5 7 (5.34%) Sybase
5 7 (5.34%) Interwoven
5 7 (5.34%) ATG
5 7 (5.34%) Blue Martini
6 6 (4.58%) CA
6 6 (4.58%) Novell
6 6 (4.58%) Sun
7 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.05%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.29%) Symantec
9 3 (2.29%) HP
9 3 (2.29%) Dell
9 3 (2.29%) EMC
9 3 (2.29%) Citrix
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