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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 14 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.67% 2.11% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.27% 2.13% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £478 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +21.11%

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
110 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 91.67% 98.95% 98.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 44
Median daily rate £450 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) JSP
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) XHTML
7 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 5 (25.00%) Servlets
7 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (25.00%) EJB
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) XML

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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 3 (15.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Ant
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) JBehave
1 3 (15.00%) JUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Log4j
1 3 (15.00%) Mockito
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) JSP
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) EJB
4 5 (25.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) Servlets
4 5 (25.00%) XHTML
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.00%) JMS
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) JSTL
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) Struts
6 3 (15.00%) XSD
6 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) HPUX
2 3 (15.00%) Solaris
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) BDD
2 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) ATDD
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) RAD
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Haskell
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) ATG
2 3 (15.00%) Blue Martini
2 3 (15.00%) Elastic Path
2 3 (15.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (15.00%) Sybase