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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 20 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 35 69 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.10% 10.71% 11.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.89% 31.22% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 35
Average daily rate £450 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £286 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
176 221 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.66% 34.32% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 109 146
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 17 £425 -15.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 4 £450 - 7
Stevenage -4 3 - - 2
Welwyn +1 2 - -
Rickmansworth -3 1 £550 +77.41%
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) J2EE
3 23 (29.49%) TDD
4 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
6 19 (24.36%) Spring
7 18 (23.08%) Unix
8 17 (21.79%) Oracle
9 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 16 (20.51%) Web Services
9 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
10 14 (17.95%) SOAP
10 14 (17.95%) HTML
11 13 (16.67%) DB2
11 13 (16.67%) IBM
12 12 (15.38%) XML
12 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
12 12 (15.38%) Finance
13 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
13 11 (14.10%) REST
14 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.82%) Selenium
14 10 (12.82%) Retail
15 9 (11.54%) Maven
15 9 (11.54%) Java EE
15 9 (11.54%) UML
15 9 (11.54%) Ant
16 8 (10.26%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) JBoss
4 4 (5.13%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.13%) NetWeaver
4 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.56%) Drupal
7 1 (1.28%) Kinematics
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Magento
2 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Internet
2 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) Telnet
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) LDAP
4 3 (3.85%) PuTTY
4 3 (3.85%) SpaceWire
4 3 (3.85%) SSH
4 3 (3.85%) WAN
5 2 (2.56%) HTTP
5 2 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (1.28%) 2G
6 1 (1.28%) 3G
6 1 (1.28%) DHCP
6 1 (1.28%) DNS
6 1 (1.28%) LTE
6 1 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) DB2
2 8 (10.26%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.13%) SAP BW
4 4 (5.13%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) Mnesia
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Selenium
2 9 (11.54%) Ant
2 9 (11.54%) Maven
3 7 (8.97%) Subversion
4 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.69%) JUnit
4 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.13%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.13%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.85%) Protractor
6 3 (3.85%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Toad
7 2 (2.56%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
1 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Avionics
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Architect
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 6 (7.69%) Tester
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Java Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) J2EE
2 19 (24.36%) Spring
3 16 (20.51%) Web Services
4 14 (17.95%) HTML
4 14 (17.95%) SOAP
5 12 (15.38%) XML
6 11 (14.10%) REST
7 9 (11.54%) Java EE
8 8 (10.26%) CSS
8 8 (10.26%) RESTful
9 7 (8.97%) Flash
9 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.97%) JSON
10 5 (6.41%) JMS
11 4 (5.13%) SAP Basis
11 4 (5.13%) Struts
12 3 (3.85%) .NET
12 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.85%) Gherkin
12 3 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Robotics
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Unix
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) AIX
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) TDD
3 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
4 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.54%) UML
6 8 (10.26%) DevOps
6 8 (10.26%) OO
6 8 (10.26%) SOA
7 7 (8.97%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.97%) CRM
7 7 (8.97%) System Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) Presales
8 6 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.41%) ETL
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
9 5 (6.41%) Validation
10 4 (5.13%) RUP
10 4 (5.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.13%) ABAP
5 3 (3.85%) ANSI C
5 3 (3.85%) C
5 3 (3.85%) Perl
5 3 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) Erlang
6 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.56%) PHP
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) Scala
6 2 (2.56%) SOQL
7 1 (1.28%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) COBOL
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) OCA
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Cygwin
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (2.56%) Ansible
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Novell Identity Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (6.41%) hybris
3 5 (6.41%) Pega
3 5 (6.41%) SAP
4 4 (5.13%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (3.85%) EMC
5 3 (3.85%) Google
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) BEA
7 1 (1.28%) CA
7 1 (1.28%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.28%) Intel
7 1 (1.28%) Nortel
7 1 (1.28%) Sun
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 6 days ago