The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 30 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.11% 19.78% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 46.15% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.93%
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
75 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 47.77% 42.86% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 10
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (54.00%) HTML
3 24 (48.00%) E-Commerce
4 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 21 (42.00%) J2EE
5 20 (40.00%) UNIX
6 17 (34.00%) JSP
6 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
7 16 (32.00%) XML
8 15 (30.00%) XHTML
9 14 (28.00%) Retail
9 14 (28.00%) JSTL
10 13 (26.00%) Linux
10 13 (26.00%) IBM
10 13 (26.00%) CSS
10 13 (26.00%) DB2
11 12 (24.00%) Subversion
11 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (22.00%) User Experience
12 11 (22.00%) Semantic HTML
12 11 (22.00%) W3C
13 10 (20.00%) Windows
13 10 (20.00%) CMS
13 10 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (20.00%) RESTful
13 10 (20.00%) Cucumber
13 10 (20.00%) Sass
14 9 (18.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (18.00%) DbVisualizer

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.00%) CMS
3 9 (18.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (14.00%) MQSeries
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.00%) LiveLink
7 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Tridion
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) Telnet
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) SSH
2 3 (6.00%) LDAP
2 3 (6.00%) PuTTY
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) DB2
2 9 (18.00%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.00%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Subversion
2 10 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (18.00%) Grunt
3 9 (18.00%) Bower
4 8 (16.00%) Selenium
5 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.00%) JUnit
6 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.00%) Ant
7 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Log4j
8 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.00%) Toad
8 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.00%) Maven
9 2 (4.00%) Gradle
10 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.00%) StyleCop
General
1 14 (28.00%) Retail
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) HTML
2 21 (42.00%) J2EE
3 17 (34.00%) JSP
4 16 (32.00%) XML
5 15 (30.00%) XHTML
6 14 (28.00%) JSTL
7 13 (26.00%) CSS
8 11 (22.00%) Semantic HTML
9 10 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (20.00%) Sass
9 10 (20.00%) RESTful
10 9 (18.00%) Flash
10 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) .NET
12 7 (14.00%) JMS
12 7 (14.00%) Struts
13 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
13 6 (12.00%) Spring
13 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.00%) W3C
2 11 (22.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) PMI
3 4 (8.00%) Web 2.0
4 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) PKI
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) UNIX
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (8.00%) HPUX
4 4 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (18.00%) System Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Coaching
6 6 (12.00%) Document Management
7 4 (8.00%) Content Management
7 4 (8.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) UML
7 4 (8.00%) OO
7 4 (8.00%) RAD
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps
7 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) XPath
5 4 (8.00%) Perl
5 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) OCA
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (6.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (6.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.00%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Interwoven
3 4 (8.00%) ATG
3 4 (8.00%) Blue Martini
3 4 (8.00%) Elastic Path
4 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (6.00%) Sybase
4 3 (6.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Dell
5 2 (4.00%) EMC
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 2 (4.00%) CA
5 2 (4.00%) Novell
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Talent Spa
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago