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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 21 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.81% 2.70% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.85% 9.38% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
39 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 36.79% 28.83% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 27
Median daily rate £450 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% +10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 36 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 25 (48.08%) IBM
3 22 (42.31%) Unix
4 21 (40.38%) J2EE
4 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (38.46%) SQL
6 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 17 (32.69%) DB2
7 17 (32.69%) Linux
8 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
9 15 (28.85%) Web Services
9 15 (28.85%) HTML
10 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
10 14 (26.92%) Finance
10 14 (26.92%) Magento
10 14 (26.92%) hybris
10 14 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (25.00%) Subversion
11 13 (25.00%) MySQL
11 13 (25.00%) Ant
12 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle
13 10 (19.23%) PHP
14 9 (17.31%) XML
14 9 (17.31%) JSP
14 9 (17.31%) AIX
14 9 (17.31%) Firewall
14 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
14 9 (17.31%) Python
14 9 (17.31%) Drupal

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 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 9 (17.31%) Drupal
2 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 8 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (9.62%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Apache
5 3 (5.77%) CMS
5 3 (5.77%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) DB2
2 13 (25.00%) MySQL
3 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (9.62%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.92%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Ant
2 13 (25.00%) Subversion
3 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
4 5 (9.62%) Appium
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) JUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Log4j
5 3 (5.77%) Mockito
5 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Architect
4 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (17.31%) Unix Architect
6 7 (13.46%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Agile Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Tester
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) J2EE
2 15 (28.85%) HTML
2 15 (28.85%) Web Services
3 9 (17.31%) JSP
3 9 (17.31%) XML
4 7 (13.46%) EJB
4 7 (13.46%) JMS
4 7 (13.46%) JSON
4 7 (13.46%) Servlets
4 7 (13.46%) SOAP
4 7 (13.46%) XHTML
5 6 (11.54%) AWT
5 6 (11.54%) Gherkin
5 6 (11.54%) Regular Expression
5 6 (11.54%) Swing
6 5 (9.62%) CSS
6 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.62%) REST
6 5 (9.62%) RESTful
6 5 (9.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Unix
2 17 (32.69%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) AIX
3 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.77%) HPUX
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.31%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
5 9 (17.31%) Software Delivery
5 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
5 9 (17.31%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (13.46%) BDD
7 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Coaching
7 5 (9.62%) Document Management
7 5 (9.62%) MVC
7 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
7 5 (9.62%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) System Testing
7 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) PHP
4 9 (17.31%) Python
4 9 (17.31%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) Haskell
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Ansible
1 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) IBM
2 14 (26.92%) hybris
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) ATG
4 3 (5.77%) Blue Martini
4 3 (5.77%) Elastic Path
4 3 (5.77%) Interwoven
4 3 (5.77%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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