The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 12 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.43% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.12% +15.66%
Java Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 108 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.34% 97.30% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 78
Median daily rate £450 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £45.45 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) JSP
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) J2EE
6 7 (29.17%) Servlets
6 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (29.17%) EJB
6 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 7 (29.17%) XHTML
6 7 (29.17%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 5 (20.83%) Swing
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
8 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
8 5 (20.83%) Spring
8 5 (20.83%) AWT
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) Games
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
8 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
1 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (12.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Ant
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) JUnit
1 3 (12.50%) Log4j
1 3 (12.50%) Mockito
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) JSP
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
4 7 (29.17%) EJB
4 7 (29.17%) Servlets
4 7 (29.17%) XHTML
5 5 (20.83%) AWT
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 5 (20.83%) Swing
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) JDBC
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) JSTL
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
7 3 (12.50%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) HPUX
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) RAD
5 3 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Haskell
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) ATG
2 3 (12.50%) Blue Martini
2 3 (12.50%) Elastic Path
2 3 (12.50%) Interwoven
2 3 (12.50%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago