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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 51 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.66% 9.96% 12.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.56% 27.02% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £510
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 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
248 248 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.38% 36.85% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 129 135
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
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 27 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 27 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 +2 27 £374 -6.56% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £377 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 2 £300 - 2
Hertford - 2 £375 - 1
Stevenage -4 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 48 (39.02%) J2EE
2 47 (38.21%) HTML
3 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 44 (35.77%) Oracle
4 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (28.46%) Spring
5 35 (28.46%) XML
6 32 (26.02%) CSS
6 32 (26.02%) SQL
6 32 (26.02%) E-Commerce
7 27 (21.95%) JUnit
8 25 (20.33%) WebSphere
9 22 (17.89%) Selenium
10 21 (17.07%) Couchbase
11 20 (16.26%) SOA
12 19 (15.45%) XHTML
12 19 (15.45%) UNIX
12 19 (15.45%) JIRA
12 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
13 18 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (14.63%) Hibernate
13 18 (14.63%) Retail
13 18 (14.63%) JSP
14 17 (13.82%) WebLogic
14 17 (13.82%) IBM
14 17 (13.82%) Finance
14 17 (13.82%) Oracle Database
15 16 (13.01%) Linux
15 16 (13.01%) Web Services
15 16 (13.01%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 25 (20.33%) WebSphere
2 18 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (13.82%) WebLogic
4 15 (12.20%) MQSeries
5 12 (9.76%) JBoss
6 10 (8.13%) CMS
7 9 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (7.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.25%) Confluence
8 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.63%) Node.js
9 2 (1.63%) Drupal
10 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.81%) Mule
10 1 (0.81%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Tridion
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) Internet
2 7 (5.69%) Telnet
2 7 (5.69%) Firewall
2 7 (5.69%) SSH
2 7 (5.69%) PuTTY
2 7 (5.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.81%) FTP
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) Couchbase
2 17 (13.82%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.13%) DB2
4 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.07%) MySQL
6 5 (4.07%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.81%) DataStage
10 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (21.95%) JUnit
2 22 (17.89%) Selenium
3 19 (15.45%) JIRA
4 16 (13.01%) Subversion
5 13 (10.57%) Ant
5 13 (10.57%) Eclipse
5 13 (10.57%) Git (software)
5 13 (10.57%) Cucumber
6 12 (9.76%) Maven
7 9 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (7.32%) Grunt
7 9 (7.32%) Bower
8 7 (5.69%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.69%) Toad
9 5 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.25%) Log4j
10 4 (3.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 3 (2.44%) NUnit
12 2 (1.63%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (14.63%) Retail
2 17 (13.82%) Finance
3 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) Developer
2 36 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.51%) Architect
4 15 (12.20%) Java Architect
5 14 (11.38%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Lead Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Tester
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (3.25%) E-Commerce Manager
12 4 (3.25%) Java Consultant
12 4 (3.25%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.02%) J2EE
2 47 (38.21%) HTML
3 35 (28.46%) XML
3 35 (28.46%) Spring
4 32 (26.02%) CSS
5 19 (15.45%) XHTML
5 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
6 18 (14.63%) JSP
6 18 (14.63%) Hibernate
7 16 (13.01%) Web Services
7 16 (13.01%) jQuery
8 15 (12.20%) JSTL
8 15 (12.20%) .NET
9 14 (11.38%) Java EE
9 14 (11.38%) Semantic HTML
10 13 (10.57%) HTML5
10 13 (10.57%) CSS3
11 11 (8.94%) REST
11 11 (8.94%) JSON
12 10 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) W3C
1 14 (11.38%) User Experience
2 6 (4.88%) Clustering
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) PMI
4 4 (3.25%) Web 2.0
4 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) iSeries
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.45%) UNIX
2 16 (13.01%) Linux
3 12 (9.76%) Windows
4 5 (4.07%) Solaris
5 4 (3.25%) HPUX
6 1 (0.81%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.02%) E-Commerce
3 20 (16.26%) SOA
4 15 (12.20%) UML
5 14 (11.38%) TDD
6 11 (8.94%) MVC
6 11 (8.94%) Scrum
6 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
6 11 (8.94%) OOP
7 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.32%) Mobile Development
9 8 (6.50%) OO
9 8 (6.50%) DevOps
10 7 (5.69%) Open Source
10 7 (5.69%) Identity Management
10 7 (5.69%) Pair Programming
11 6 (4.88%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
2 32 (26.02%) SQL
3 13 (10.57%) Ruby
4 12 (9.76%) Python
5 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.69%) XPath
7 6 (4.88%) Perl
8 4 (3.25%) Scala
8 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.44%) C#
10 2 (1.63%) PHP
10 2 (1.63%) Erlang
11 1 (0.81%) Clojure
11 1 (0.81%) XQuery
11 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.44%) OCA
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.63%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Tivoli
1 7 (5.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (5.69%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.25%) Novell Identity Manager
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (35.77%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) IBM
3 9 (7.32%) Talend
4 7 (5.69%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (5.69%) ATG
5 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.25%) Elastic Path
6 4 (3.25%) CA
6 4 (3.25%) Novell
6 4 (3.25%) Blue Martini
6 4 (3.25%) Sun
6 4 (3.25%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.44%) HP
8 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.63%) VMware
8 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.63%) hybris
9 1 (0.81%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.81%) Splunk
9 1 (0.81%) OpenText
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