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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 59 50 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.73% 6.62% 10.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.89% 20.49% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
185 244 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.37% 32.32% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 108 127
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -12.16%
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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Watford -4 12 £465 +24.41% 7
Stevenage - 6 £325 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -3 4 £450 +50.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 £400 +5.99%
Cheshunt - 3 £490 -
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £425 - 1
St Albans - 2 £375 - 3
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 31 (29.81%) SQL
4 30 (28.85%) E-Commerce
5 28 (26.92%) Retail
6 26 (25.00%) TDD
6 26 (25.00%) Spring
7 25 (24.04%) HTML
8 24 (23.08%) XML
9 22 (21.15%) CRM
9 22 (21.15%) J2EE
10 21 (20.19%) Oracle
11 19 (18.27%) CSS
11 19 (18.27%) Web Services
12 18 (17.31%) Hibernate
13 15 (14.42%) OO
14 14 (13.46%) Telecoms
15 13 (12.50%) IBM
15 13 (12.50%) Unix
15 13 (12.50%) .NET
15 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 12 (11.54%) PHP
17 11 (10.58%) DB2
17 11 (10.58%) Finance
17 11 (10.58%) Web Development
17 11 (10.58%) JSON
17 11 (10.58%) hybris
17 11 (10.58%) Waterfall
17 11 (10.58%) REST
18 10 (9.62%) AngularJS

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 8 (7.69%) Node.js
2 7 (6.73%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.85%) Apache
3 4 (3.85%) CMS
3 4 (3.85%) JBoss
3 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.92%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.96%) Confluence
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Windchill
2 2 (1.92%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Magento
2 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.96%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.96%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) GitHub
4 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.96%) Office 365
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Network Security
2 5 (4.81%) Internet
3 4 (3.85%) SpaceWire
4 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.96%) Intranet
5 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) DB2
2 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.81%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 4 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.96%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Redis
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Subversion
2 7 (6.73%) JIRA
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (4.81%) Ant
4 5 (4.81%) ClearCase
4 5 (4.81%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.81%) Maven
4 5 (4.81%) Selenium
4 5 (4.81%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.85%) Protractor
6 3 (2.88%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.88%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.88%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.92%) GCC
7 2 (1.92%) JUnit
7 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (26.92%) Retail
2 14 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.58%) Finance
4 7 (6.73%) Automotive
4 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.85%) Avionics
5 4 (3.85%) Marketing
6 3 (2.88%) Banking
6 3 (2.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (59.62%) Developer
2 29 (27.88%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
3 8 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (6.73%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 7 (6.73%) Senior Developer
4 7 (6.73%) UI Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Agile Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Architect
5 6 (5.77%) Automation Tester
5 6 (5.77%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Tester
6 5 (4.81%) Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Java Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.00%) Spring
2 25 (24.04%) HTML
3 24 (23.08%) XML
4 22 (21.15%) J2EE
5 19 (18.27%) CSS
5 19 (18.27%) Web Services
6 18 (17.31%) Hibernate
7 13 (12.50%) .NET
8 11 (10.58%) JSON
8 11 (10.58%) REST
9 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
9 10 (9.62%) jQuery
10 8 (7.69%) JSP
10 8 (7.69%) React
11 7 (6.73%) RESTful
12 6 (5.77%) HTML5
12 6 (5.77%) Struts
13 5 (4.81%) Flash
13 5 (4.81%) SOAP
14 4 (3.85%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Digital Media
2 7 (6.73%) User Experience
3 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.88%) iPad
6 2 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.92%) FMCG
6 2 (1.92%) Mechatronics
6 2 (1.92%) Robotics
6 2 (1.92%) VHDL
6 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Unix
2 10 (9.62%) Linux
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.85%) E-Commerce
3 26 (25.00%) TDD
4 22 (21.15%) CRM
5 15 (14.42%) OO
6 11 (10.58%) Waterfall
6 11 (10.58%) Web Development
7 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.65%) ERP
7 9 (8.65%) Front End Development
7 9 (8.65%) MVC
7 9 (8.65%) RUP
7 9 (8.65%) Scrum
7 9 (8.65%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.73%) DevOps
8 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.73%) UML
9 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (29.81%) SQL
3 12 (11.54%) PHP
4 9 (8.65%) C++
5 6 (5.77%) C#
6 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.85%) ANSI C
7 4 (3.85%) C
7 4 (3.85%) Perl
7 4 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (2.88%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.92%) Scala
9 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.92%) SOQL
10 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.96%) COBOL
10 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) Degree
3 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MCSA
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) ECSS
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.85%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Ansible
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
1 1 (0.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Oracle
2 13 (12.50%) IBM
3 11 (10.58%) hybris
4 10 (9.62%) Pega
5 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.85%) ATG
6 4 (3.85%) Percussion
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.92%) Endeca
8 2 (1.92%) Intershop
9 1 (0.96%) Adobe
9 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.96%) F5
9 1 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.96%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.96%) Lotus
9 1 (0.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) Siebel
9 1 (0.96%) Sunopsis
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago
Stevenage
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago