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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 15 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 58 48 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.13% 6.63% 10.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.52% 21.24% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 48
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
184 226 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.81% 31.22% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 158
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 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
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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 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 -1 12 £450 +16.12% 9
Hemel Hempstead +1 8 £450 +50.00% 2
Stevenage +4 7 £150 -
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £415 +9.97% 1
Welwyn - 3 - -
Cheshunt - 3 £490 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 26 (29.89%) TDD
5 25 (28.74%) Retail
6 23 (26.44%) Spring
6 23 (26.44%) SQL
7 20 (22.99%) HTML
7 20 (22.99%) CRM
8 19 (21.84%) J2EE
9 17 (19.54%) Oracle
10 16 (18.39%) XML
11 15 (17.24%) CSS
11 15 (17.24%) Hibernate
12 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
13 11 (12.64%) DB2
13 11 (12.64%) OO
13 11 (12.64%) Web Services
13 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
14 10 (11.49%) hybris
14 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
14 10 (11.49%) Pega
14 10 (11.49%) Unix
14 10 (11.49%) PHP
15 9 (10.34%) RUP
15 9 (10.34%) Finance
15 9 (10.34%) Scrum
15 9 (10.34%) Web Development
15 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
16 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration

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 (6.90%) Node.js
2 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.60%) CMS
4 3 (3.45%) JBoss
4 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.30%) Apache
5 2 (2.30%) Kinematics
5 2 (2.30%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Magento
2 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.15%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.15%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) GitHub
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.15%) Office 365
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Network Security
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) SpaceWire
4 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.15%) Firewall
5 1 (1.15%) Intranet
5 1 (1.15%) LAN
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) DB2
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.75%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.30%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) JIRA
1 7 (8.05%) Subversion
2 5 (5.75%) Ant
2 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.75%) Selenium
2 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.60%) ClearCase
3 4 (4.60%) Protractor
4 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.45%) Maven
4 3 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (2.30%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.30%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.30%) GCC
5 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.30%) JUnit
5 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 25 (28.74%) Retail
2 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.34%) Finance
4 4 (4.60%) Avionics
4 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Automotive
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce Developer
4 7 (8.05%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Architect
5 6 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (6.90%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.75%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Java Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Tester
7 4 (4.60%) Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (4.60%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (4.60%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) Spring
2 20 (22.99%) HTML
3 19 (21.84%) J2EE
4 16 (18.39%) XML
5 15 (17.24%) CSS
5 15 (17.24%) Hibernate
6 11 (12.64%) Web Services
7 8 (9.20%) .NET
8 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.05%) jQuery
8 7 (8.05%) JSON
8 7 (8.05%) JSP
8 7 (8.05%) React
9 5 (5.75%) Flash
9 5 (5.75%) REST
9 5 (5.75%) RESTful
9 5 (5.75%) SOAP
9 5 (5.75%) Struts
10 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
11 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Digital Media
2 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.45%) iPad
6 2 (2.30%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.30%) FMCG
6 2 (2.30%) Mechatronics
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Robotics
6 2 (2.30%) VHDL
6 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Unix
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) AIX
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 26 (29.89%) TDD
4 20 (22.99%) CRM
5 11 (12.64%) OO
5 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.34%) RUP
6 9 (10.34%) Scrum
6 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 9 (10.34%) Web Development
7 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.05%) DevOps
8 7 (8.05%) ERP
8 7 (8.05%) Front End Development
8 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.05%) MVC
8 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.05%) UML
9 6 (6.90%) BDD
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
2 23 (26.44%) SQL
3 10 (11.49%) PHP
4 6 (6.90%) C#
5 5 (5.75%) C++
6 4 (4.60%) ANSI C
6 4 (4.60%) C
6 4 (4.60%) Perl
7 3 (3.45%) Apex Code
7 3 (3.45%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) ABAP
8 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Scala
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) SOQL
9 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.15%) AWK
9 1 (1.15%) COBOL
9 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) MCSA
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) ECSS
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 10 (11.49%) hybris
2 10 (11.49%) Pega
3 8 (9.20%) IBM
4 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.45%) ATG
6 3 (3.45%) Percussion
6 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) Intershop
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.15%) EMC
8 1 (1.15%) F5
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.15%) Siebel
8 1 (1.15%) Sunopsis
8 1 (1.15%) VMware