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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 14 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.81% 6.29% 6.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.24% 6.52% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £460 £390 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
178 138 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.22% 96.50% 99.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 78
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 28 September 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) J2EE
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) JSP
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) IBM
5 7 (33.33%) Internet
5 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 7 (33.33%) Servlets
5 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (33.33%) EJB
5 7 (33.33%) XHTML
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Spring
6 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 5 (23.81%) Regular Expression
7 5 (23.81%) Games
7 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) AWT
7 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) Swing
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Unix
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
1 3 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
1 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
1 3 (14.29%) Log4j
1 3 (14.29%) Mockito
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) J2EE
2 8 (38.10%) JSP
3 7 (33.33%) EJB
3 7 (33.33%) Servlets
3 7 (33.33%) XHTML
4 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 6 (28.57%) Spring
5 5 (23.81%) AWT
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) Regular Expression
5 5 (23.81%) Swing
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) JDBC
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) Struts
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) XSD
7 3 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) HPUX
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) RAD
4 3 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Haskell
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) ATG
2 3 (14.29%) Blue Martini
2 3 (14.29%) Elastic Path
2 3 (14.29%) Interwoven
2 3 (14.29%) Sybase