The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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 Job Titles advertised for the Watford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 20 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.49% 8.05% 7.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 8.24% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.89% 97.70% 99.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 49
Average daily rate £388 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £18.93 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.86 £11.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Java Developer
Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Java 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 Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) J2EE
4 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
4 13 (68.42%) Spring
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (57.89%) Ant
6 11 (57.89%) JUnit
6 11 (57.89%) HTML
6 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 11 (57.89%) Solaris
6 11 (57.89%) OO
6 11 (57.89%) Servlets
6 11 (57.89%) Struts
6 11 (57.89%) XML
6 11 (57.89%) XSLT
6 11 (57.89%) UNIX
6 11 (57.89%) Subversion
6 11 (57.89%) XMLBeans
6 11 (57.89%) Ajax
6 11 (57.89%) Internet
6 11 (57.89%) Log4j
6 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
6 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
6 11 (57.89%) Web 2.0
6 11 (57.89%) XPath
6 11 (57.89%) Relational Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Java 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
1 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) Alfresco
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Tridion
1 5 (26.32%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
1 12 (63.16%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
2 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (36.84%) JasperReports
5 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
6 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
1 11 (57.89%) Log4j
1 11 (57.89%) Subversion
1 11 (57.89%) Ant
1 11 (57.89%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) J2EE
2 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
2 13 (68.42%) Spring
3 11 (57.89%) XMLBeans
3 11 (57.89%) Ajax
3 11 (57.89%) Struts
3 11 (57.89%) XML
3 11 (57.89%) XSLT
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) Servlets
4 10 (52.63%) JSP
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) JMS
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) JSTL
7 5 (26.32%) JDBC
7 5 (26.32%) EJB
7 5 (26.32%) XHTML
7 5 (26.32%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Web 2.0
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Solaris
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) OO
2 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
3 6 (31.58%) Content Management
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) RAD
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) XPath
4 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Sybase
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Interwoven
4 5 (26.32%) ATG
4 5 (26.32%) Blue Martini
4 5 (26.32%) Elastic Path
5 1 (5.26%) Sun