The first table below looks at the demand for Servlets skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Servlets over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Servlet
Rank 57 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Servlets 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.19% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 1.94% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £650 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £319 £338
% change year-on-year
- -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £44.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-17.04% +175.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 206 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.27% 32.75% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 118 134
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Servlets
East of England

Servlets
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Servlets across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Servlets Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Servlets
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Servlets Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Servlets
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Servlets Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Servlets
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 Servlets within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -10 8 - -
Hertford - - - - 2
Servlets
East of England

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Servlets also 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 that cited Servlets.

1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
1 14 (100.00%) Ant
1 14 (100.00%) OO
1 14 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (85.71%) XPath
2 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 12 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 12 (85.71%) Log4j
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) Subversion
2 12 (85.71%) XMLBeans
2 12 (85.71%) Ajax
2 12 (85.71%) Web 2.0
2 12 (85.71%) Struts
2 12 (85.71%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) XSLT
2 12 (85.71%) UNIX
2 12 (85.71%) Solaris
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
2 12 (85.71%) JSP
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) Retail
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) HPUX

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Servlets also 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 that cited Servlets. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) Alfresco
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Tridion
1 5 (35.71%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (85.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) DB2
3 5 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 14 (100.00%) Ant
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
2 12 (85.71%) Log4j
2 12 (85.71%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (85.71%) JSP
2 12 (85.71%) Struts
2 12 (85.71%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) XSLT
2 12 (85.71%) XMLBeans
2 12 (85.71%) Ajax
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) JMS
3 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) JDBC
4 5 (35.71%) EJB
4 5 (35.71%) JSF
4 5 (35.71%) XHTML
4 5 (35.71%) JSTL
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Web 2.0
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) UNIX
1 12 (85.71%) Solaris
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) RAD
4 5 (35.71%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Campaign Management
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) XPath
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) Interwoven
2 7 (50.00%) ATG
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Martini
3 5 (35.71%) Elastic Path
4 2 (14.29%) Sun