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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 25 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.45% 22.33% 10.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.21% 50.00% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 0
Average daily rate
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£374 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
71 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.71% 44.66% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 13
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 24 (58.54%) E-Commerce
2 22 (53.66%) HTML
2 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) XHTML
4 15 (36.59%) JSP
4 15 (36.59%) UNIX
4 15 (36.59%) JSTL
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 13 (31.71%) J2EE
6 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
7 11 (26.83%) XML
7 11 (26.83%) IBM
7 11 (26.83%) W3C
7 11 (26.83%) Semantic HTML
7 11 (26.83%) User Experience
8 10 (24.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (24.39%) CMS
9 9 (21.95%) Retail
9 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 9 (21.95%) Grunt
9 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.95%) Bower
9 9 (21.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (21.95%) Sass
10 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle
10 8 (19.51%) DB2
10 8 (19.51%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
2 10 (24.39%) CMS
3 9 (21.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.44%) Confluence
7 1 (2.44%) LiveLink
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Tridion
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) SSH
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Telnet
2 2 (4.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
1 8 (19.51%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.76%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Grunt
1 9 (21.95%) Bower
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
3 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.20%) JUnit
4 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Ant
5 4 (9.76%) Log4j
5 4 (9.76%) Selenium
6 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.88%) Toad
7 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.88%) Maven
7 2 (4.88%) Gradle
8 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.44%) StyleCop
General
1 9 (21.95%) Retail
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) HTML
2 16 (39.02%) XHTML
3 15 (36.59%) JSP
3 15 (36.59%) JSTL
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
4 13 (31.71%) J2EE
5 11 (26.83%) XML
5 11 (26.83%) Semantic HTML
6 10 (24.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
7 9 (21.95%) Sass
8 7 (17.07%) Struts
8 7 (17.07%) JMS
9 6 (14.63%) Web Services
9 6 (14.63%) RESTful
10 5 (12.20%) .NET
11 4 (9.76%) EJB
11 4 (9.76%) Flash
11 4 (9.76%) XSLT
11 4 (9.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) W3C
1 11 (26.83%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) PMI
3 4 (9.76%) Web 2.0
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) DataPower
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) HPUX
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) E-Commerce
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) UML
4 4 (9.76%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) RAD
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Content Management
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.76%) System Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Time Management
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) XPath
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) Clojure
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) OCA
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (4.88%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.44%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) IBM
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Interwoven
3 4 (9.76%) Blue Martini
3 4 (9.76%) ATG
3 4 (9.76%) Elastic Path
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Macrovision
6 1 (2.44%) OpenText
6 1 (2.44%) RedDot
6 1 (2.44%) Novell
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) Sun