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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.61% 17.53% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.75% 36.96% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £438 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £485 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

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
32 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.83% 47.42% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 16
Median daily rate £450 £398 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 17 (44.74%) J2EE
4 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 16 (42.11%) IBM
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 14 (36.84%) Unix
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 13 (34.21%) WebSphere
8 12 (31.58%) HTML
9 11 (28.95%) Linux
9 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (26.32%) BDD
10 10 (26.32%) DB2
10 10 (26.32%) XML
10 10 (26.32%) JSP
10 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) TDD
11 8 (21.05%) JSON
11 8 (21.05%) QA
11 8 (21.05%) SOAP
11 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
11 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
12 7 (18.42%) hybris
12 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
12 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
12 7 (18.42%) Magento
12 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server

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 13 (34.21%) WebSphere
2 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
4 3 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 3 (7.89%) CMS
4 3 (7.89%) Drupal
4 3 (7.89%) MQSeries
4 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Magento
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Boomi
1 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) DB2
2 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (7.89%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.89%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) Selenium
3 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
4 6 (15.79%) Ant
4 6 (15.79%) Subversion
5 4 (10.53%) Appium
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.89%) JBehave
6 3 (7.89%) JUnit
6 3 (7.89%) Log4j
6 3 (7.89%) Mockito
6 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Java Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) J2EE
2 15 (39.47%) Web Services
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) JSP
4 10 (26.32%) XML
5 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
5 8 (21.05%) JSON
5 8 (21.05%) SOAP
6 7 (18.42%) JMS
7 6 (15.79%) EJB
7 6 (15.79%) REST
7 6 (15.79%) RESTful
7 6 (15.79%) Servlets
7 6 (15.79%) XHTML
8 5 (13.16%) XSLT
9 4 (10.53%) .NET
10 3 (7.89%) CSS
10 3 (7.89%) JDBC
10 3 (7.89%) Struts
10 3 (7.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) DataPower
2 2 (5.26%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Unix
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
3 3 (7.89%) HPUX
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) BDD
4 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.05%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.16%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
8 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) Coaching
8 4 (10.53%) Document Management
8 4 (10.53%) MVC
8 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.53%) System Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) Haskell
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) IBM
2 7 (18.42%) hybris
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) ATG
4 3 (7.89%) Blue Martini
4 3 (7.89%) Elastic Path
4 3 (7.89%) Interwoven
4 3 (7.89%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) SAP