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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 11 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.73% 16.98% 21.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.95% 36.00% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 13
Median daily rate £488 £374 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £313 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
38 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.16% 47.17% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 20
Median daily rate £394 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Retail
4 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) J2EE
5 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
8 8 (29.63%) DB2
8 8 (29.63%) Unix
9 7 (25.93%) JSP
9 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
9 7 (25.93%) Spring
10 6 (22.22%) TDD
10 6 (22.22%) Struts
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
10 6 (22.22%) MVC
11 5 (18.52%) Internet
11 5 (18.52%) Flash
11 5 (18.52%) IBM
11 5 (18.52%) Ant
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) Scrum
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
11 5 (18.52%) Selenium
11 5 (18.52%) System Testing
11 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
11 5 (18.52%) hybris

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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) JBoss
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Magento
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) DB2
2 5 (18.52%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Ant
1 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
1 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Protractor
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Tester
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.81%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) J2EE
3 11 (40.74%) XML
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.93%) JSP
5 7 (25.93%) Spring
6 6 (22.22%) Struts
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) Flash
8 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (14.81%) EJB
8 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
8 4 (14.81%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) jQuery
10 2 (7.41%) JDBC
10 2 (7.41%) JNDI
10 2 (7.41%) Servlets
10 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
11 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) System Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Coaching
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Document Management
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
3 2 (7.41%) SOQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCSA
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) hybris
1 5 (18.52%) IBM
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) ATG
2 4 (14.81%) Percussion
3 2 (7.41%) Intershop
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft