The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 14 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 58 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.99% 8.24% 10.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.85% 25.38% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 35
Median daily rate £428 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
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
188 260 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.15% 32.46% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 126 119
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.94 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +8 8 £460 +60.00% 1
Watford -7 7 £406 +16.07% 10
Welwyn Garden City +3 4 £400 +5.99%
Hemel Hempstead +2 4 £450 +50.00% 4
St Albans +4 3 £350 -22.22% 3
Cheshunt - 3 £490 -
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £425 - 2
Hertford - 1 - - 2
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 32 (30.19%) SQL
4 31 (29.25%) Retail
5 28 (26.42%) E-Commerce
6 26 (24.53%) TDD
6 26 (24.53%) Spring
7 25 (23.58%) HTML
8 24 (22.64%) CRM
9 23 (21.70%) XML
10 21 (19.81%) Web Services
11 20 (18.87%) J2EE
11 20 (18.87%) Oracle
12 18 (16.98%) CSS
12 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
13 16 (15.09%) PHP
14 15 (14.15%) OO
14 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
15 14 (13.21%) .NET
16 13 (12.26%) IBM
16 13 (12.26%) Web Development
17 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
18 11 (10.38%) ERP
18 11 (10.38%) JSON
18 11 (10.38%) Network Security
18 11 (10.38%) hybris
18 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
18 11 (10.38%) REST
18 11 (10.38%) Digital Media
19 10 (9.43%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.72%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) CMS
3 4 (3.77%) JBoss
3 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.94%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.94%) nginx
6 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Windchill
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.94%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Magento
2 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.94%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.94%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) GitHub
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) Office 365
5 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) Network Security
2 6 (5.66%) Internet
3 3 (2.83%) SSL
4 2 (1.89%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.89%) SpaceWire
4 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.94%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) DB2
2 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.66%) MySQL
4 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.77%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.77%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.89%) Big Data
7 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.94%) Redis
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) JIRA
1 7 (6.60%) Subversion
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (4.72%) Maven
4 4 (3.77%) Ant
4 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.77%) Selenium
4 4 (3.77%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.83%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.83%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.83%) Protractor
6 2 (1.89%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.89%) JUnit
6 2 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.94%) GCC
7 1 (0.94%) Gerrit
General
1 31 (29.25%) Retail
2 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.49%) Finance
4 6 (5.66%) Automotive
4 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Avionics
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (59.43%) Developer
2 30 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce Developer
3 8 (7.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (6.60%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
4 7 (6.60%) UI Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Agile Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Architect
5 6 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Administrator
6 5 (4.72%) Automation Tester
6 5 (4.72%) Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) Spring
2 25 (23.58%) HTML
3 23 (21.70%) XML
4 21 (19.81%) Web Services
5 20 (18.87%) J2EE
6 18 (16.98%) CSS
6 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
7 14 (13.21%) .NET
8 11 (10.38%) JSON
8 11 (10.38%) REST
9 10 (9.43%) jQuery
10 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.55%) JSP
11 8 (7.55%) Node.js
11 8 (7.55%) React
11 8 (7.55%) RESTful
12 6 (5.66%) HTML5
12 6 (5.66%) Struts
13 5 (4.72%) SOAP
14 4 (3.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Digital Media
2 7 (6.60%) User Experience
3 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.83%) iPad
7 2 (1.89%) FMCG
7 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.94%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.94%) RIA
8 1 (0.94%) Robotics
8 1 (0.94%) Statistics
8 1 (0.94%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.43%) Unix
2 9 (8.49%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) Windows
4 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) AIX
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.42%) E-Commerce
3 26 (24.53%) TDD
4 24 (22.64%) CRM
5 15 (14.15%) OO
6 13 (12.26%) Web Development
7 11 (10.38%) ERP
7 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.43%) Scrum
9 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.49%) MVC
9 9 (8.49%) RUP
9 9 (8.49%) Test Strategy
10 8 (7.55%) Front End Development
11 7 (6.60%) BDD
11 7 (6.60%) DevOps
11 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.66%) ETL
12 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 32 (30.19%) SQL
3 16 (15.09%) PHP
4 10 (9.43%) C++
5 6 (5.66%) C#
5 6 (5.66%) Python
6 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.77%) C
7 4 (3.77%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.83%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.83%) Perl
8 3 (2.83%) R
8 3 (2.83%) Ruby
8 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.89%) ANSI C
9 2 (1.89%) Scala
9 2 (1.89%) SOQL
10 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.66%) Degree
3 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.94%) MCSA
6 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) ECSS
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.94%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Ansible
1 1 (0.94%) Graphite
1 1 (0.94%) logstash
1 1 (0.94%) Nagios
1 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.94%) Puppet
1 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Oracle
2 13 (12.26%) IBM
3 11 (10.38%) hybris
4 10 (9.43%) Pega
5 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) ATG
6 4 (3.77%) Percussion
7 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.89%) Cognos
8 2 (1.89%) Endeca
8 2 (1.89%) Intershop
8 2 (1.89%) Teradata
8 2 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.94%) HP
9 1 (0.94%) Lotus
9 1 (0.94%) Siebel
9 1 (0.94%) Sunopsis
9 1 (0.94%) VMware
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