The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 61 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.48% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.51% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -31.18%
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
624 589 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.56% 94.54% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 305 385
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.27% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) BEA
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (40.00%) SOA

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Log4j
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Servlets
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) XMLBeans
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) BEA
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (20.00%) Sun