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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 9 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 11 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.48% 13.13% 9.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.67% 30.23% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £385 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
30 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.57% 43.43% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 16
Median daily rate £456 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.28% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 33 (67.35%) E-Commerce
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) IBM
4 21 (42.86%) J2EE
5 19 (38.78%) Unix
6 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
6 16 (32.65%) Finance
6 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
6 16 (32.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (30.61%) DB2
7 15 (30.61%) Linux
8 14 (28.57%) Web Services
8 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.53%) HTML
10 12 (24.49%) Magento
10 12 (24.49%) hybris
10 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (22.45%) Subversion
11 11 (22.45%) Ant
11 11 (22.45%) MySQL
11 11 (22.45%) BDD
12 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
12 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
12 9 (18.37%) XML
12 9 (18.37%) JSP
12 9 (18.37%) TDD
12 9 (18.37%) QA
12 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
13 8 (16.33%) WebDriver

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 (32.65%) WebSphere
2 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (14.29%) Drupal
3 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.24%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Apache
5 3 (6.12%) CMS
5 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Internet
2 7 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) DB2
2 11 (22.45%) MySQL
3 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (10.20%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (6.12%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.04%) Big Data
8 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Ant
2 11 (22.45%) Subversion
3 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.33%) Selenium
4 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.24%) JIRA
6 5 (10.20%) Appium
6 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.12%) JBehave
7 3 (6.12%) JUnit
7 3 (6.12%) Log4j
7 3 (6.12%) Mockito
7 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 24 (48.98%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Architect
4 12 (24.49%) Senior Developer
4 12 (24.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Unix Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Agile Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Java Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Tester
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Java Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) J2EE
2 14 (28.57%) Web Services
3 13 (26.53%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
4 9 (18.37%) JSP
4 9 (18.37%) XML
5 7 (14.29%) EJB
5 7 (14.29%) JMS
5 7 (14.29%) JSON
5 7 (14.29%) Servlets
5 7 (14.29%) SOAP
5 7 (14.29%) XHTML
6 6 (12.24%) AWT
6 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
6 6 (12.24%) Swing
7 5 (10.20%) RESTful
8 4 (8.16%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) REST
8 4 (8.16%) XSLT
9 3 (6.12%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Unix
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) AIX
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) HPUX
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
5 2 (4.08%) Windows
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) E-Commerce
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
6 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (12.24%) Pair Programming
9 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Coaching
9 5 (10.20%) Document Management
9 5 (10.20%) SOA
9 5 (10.20%) System Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.16%) Change Management
10 4 (8.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) PHP
4 7 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) Haskell
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Ansible
1 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) IBM
2 12 (24.49%) hybris
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) ATG
4 3 (6.12%) Blue Martini
4 3 (6.12%) Elastic Path
4 3 (6.12%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase