The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 13 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.44% 21.48% 20.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.50% 40.51% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 7
Median daily rate £420 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
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 £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
Java
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.97% 53.02% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 24
Median daily rate £270 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Java.

1 17 (65.38%) E-Commerce
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Retail
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 10 (38.46%) Spring
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) XML
7 9 (34.62%) hybris
8 8 (30.77%) JSP
8 8 (30.77%) J2EE
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) Struts
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 6 (23.08%) IBM
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) DB2
10 5 (19.23%) Ant
10 5 (19.23%) Magento
10 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
10 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
11 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 4 (15.38%) Subversion
11 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 4 (15.38%) PHP
11 4 (15.38%) EJB

Java
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 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Drupal
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Connections
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Ant
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) Appium
4 1 (3.85%) Protractor
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (46.15%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Architect
6 2 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Sybase Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 10 (38.46%) Spring
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) JSP
5 6 (23.08%) Struts
6 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
7 4 (15.38%) EJB
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
9 2 (7.69%) HTML5
9 2 (7.69%) JDBC
9 2 (7.69%) JNDI
9 2 (7.69%) Servlets
10 1 (3.85%) Node.js
10 1 (3.85%) REST
10 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) E-Commerce
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
4 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Document Management
6 2 (7.69%) OOD
6 2 (7.69%) SEO
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) LotusScript
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Certification
1 1 (3.85%) MCSA
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) hybris
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) ATG
4 4 (15.38%) Percussion
5 3 (11.54%) Sybase
6 2 (7.69%) Intershop
7 1 (3.85%) Lotus
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft