The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 29 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.86% 17.19% 23.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.66% 51.16% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
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£390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
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
77 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 55.40% 33.59% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 4
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 38 (64.41%) J2EE
2 35 (59.32%) E-Commerce
3 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
4 31 (52.54%) SQL
5 29 (49.15%) WebSphere
6 28 (47.46%) IBM
7 27 (45.76%) HTML
8 23 (38.98%) UNIX
9 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (35.59%) DB2
11 20 (33.90%) XML
12 19 (32.20%) JSP
13 18 (30.51%) Linux
14 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (25.42%) Retail
15 15 (25.42%) Subversion
16 14 (23.73%) Finance
16 14 (23.73%) XHTML
17 13 (22.03%) MQSeries
17 13 (22.03%) JSTL
18 12 (20.34%) System Testing
18 12 (20.34%) DbVisualizer
18 12 (20.34%) Flash
18 12 (20.34%) Windows
18 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
19 11 (18.64%) Internet
19 11 (18.64%) Web Services
20 10 (16.95%) Ant
20 10 (16.95%) JUnit
20 10 (16.95%) JMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (49.15%) WebSphere
2 13 (22.03%) MQSeries
3 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (10.17%) CMS
4 6 (10.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Drupal
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.39%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Tridion
2 2 (3.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) Telnet
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) SSH
2 3 (5.08%) VLAN
2 3 (5.08%) PuTTY
2 3 (5.08%) LDAP
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) DB2
2 12 (20.34%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
5 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.78%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (6.78%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (5.08%) MySQL
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Subversion
2 10 (16.95%) Ant
2 10 (16.95%) JUnit
3 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
3 7 (11.86%) Log4j
3 7 (11.86%) Selenium
3 7 (11.86%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.17%) HP UFT
4 6 (10.17%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.17%) Grunt
4 6 (10.17%) Bower
4 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.08%) Toad
5 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.39%) Gradle
6 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.39%) Maven
7 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (25.42%) Retail
2 14 (23.73%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce Manager
4 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 10 (16.95%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Tester
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.17%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (6.78%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) J2EE
2 27 (45.76%) HTML
3 20 (33.90%) XML
4 19 (32.20%) JSP
5 14 (23.73%) XHTML
6 13 (22.03%) JSTL
7 12 (20.34%) Flash
8 11 (18.64%) Web Services
9 10 (16.95%) JMS
9 10 (16.95%) RESTful
10 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
10 9 (15.25%) Spring
11 8 (13.56%) Struts
11 8 (13.56%) CSS
12 7 (11.86%) JDBC
12 7 (11.86%) Servlets
12 7 (11.86%) .NET
12 7 (11.86%) EJB
12 7 (11.86%) XSLT
12 7 (11.86%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Web 2.0
2 7 (11.86%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) W3C
3 3 (5.08%) PMI
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) UNIX
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 12 (20.34%) Windows
4 7 (11.86%) HPUX
4 7 (11.86%) Solaris
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) E-Commerce
2 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
3 12 (20.34%) System Testing
4 10 (16.95%) Time Management
4 10 (16.95%) Waterfall
4 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (16.95%) Project Management
5 9 (15.25%) UML
5 9 (15.25%) OO
5 9 (15.25%) TDD
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.86%) Content Management
7 7 (11.86%) RAD
8 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Document Management
8 6 (10.17%) Coaching
9 3 (5.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
2 31 (52.54%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) Perl
3 7 (11.86%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) XPath
3 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.78%) C
6 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) OCA
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
2 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (5.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (5.08%) SCOrch
2 3 (5.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Novell Identity Manager
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) IBM
2 7 (11.86%) ATG
2 7 (11.86%) Blue Martini
2 7 (11.86%) Elastic Path
2 7 (11.86%) Interwoven
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Sybase
3 6 (10.17%) HP
4 3 (5.08%) Dell
4 3 (5.08%) EMC
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) hybris
4 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.08%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (5.08%) Symantec
5 2 (3.39%) CA
5 2 (3.39%) Novell
5 2 (3.39%) Google
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