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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 42 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.08% 16.67% 11.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.85% 33.33% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Median daily rate £460 £390 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £430 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
78 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.86% 50.00% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 27
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
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 26 September 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 35 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 25 (51.02%) IBM
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) J2EE
4 21 (42.86%) Unix
5 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
6 17 (34.69%) DB2
6 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
7 16 (32.65%) HTML
7 16 (32.65%) Linux
7 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (30.61%) WebSphere
8 15 (30.61%) hybris
9 14 (28.57%) Magento
9 14 (28.57%) Subversion
9 14 (28.57%) Web Services
10 13 (26.53%) Ant
11 12 (24.49%) MySQL
11 12 (24.49%) Finance
12 11 (22.45%) Retail
12 11 (22.45%) PHP
12 11 (22.45%) XML
13 10 (20.41%) Oracle
13 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
14 9 (18.37%) Translating Business Requirements
14 9 (18.37%) Ansible
14 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
14 9 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (18.37%) Puppet

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 15 (30.61%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.37%) Drupal
2 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Connections
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) DB2
2 12 (24.49%) MySQL
3 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.20%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (6.12%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.57%) Subversion
3 13 (26.53%) Ant
4 6 (12.24%) JIRA
5 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium
5 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.16%) Appium
6 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
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
8 1 (2.04%) Protractor
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Java Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Unix Architect
6 7 (14.29%) Java Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) J2EE
2 16 (32.65%) HTML
3 14 (28.57%) Web Services
4 11 (22.45%) XML
5 9 (18.37%) JSP
6 8 (16.33%) EJB
7 7 (14.29%) CSS
7 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.29%) JSON
7 7 (14.29%) Servlets
7 7 (14.29%) Spring
7 7 (14.29%) XHTML
8 6 (12.24%) AWT
8 6 (12.24%) JMS
8 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
8 6 (12.24%) SOAP
8 6 (12.24%) Swing
9 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
9 5 (10.20%) REST
9 5 (10.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Unix
2 16 (32.65%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) AIX
3 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) HPUX
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.37%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Coaching
6 5 (10.20%) Document Management
6 5 (10.20%) MVC
6 5 (10.20%) System Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.12%) RAD
7 3 (6.12%) SOA
7 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) PHP
4 9 (18.37%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.04%) Haskell
7 1 (2.04%) LotusScript
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.04%) MCSA
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Ansible
1 9 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (18.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) IBM
2 15 (30.61%) hybris
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) ATG
5 3 (6.12%) Blue Martini
5 3 (6.12%) Elastic Path
5 3 (6.12%) Interwoven
5 3 (6.12%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) Lotus
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Percussion
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago