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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 58 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.70% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.74% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£315 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
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
595 677 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.29% 94.55% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 352 340
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.30 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) iSeries
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) JavaBeans
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) JSF
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BEA