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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 27 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.08% 23.08% 19.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.19% 39.76% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
64 83 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.75% 58.04% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 27
Median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 26 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Retail
4 14 (36.84%) IBM
5 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 13 (34.21%) hybris
6 12 (31.58%) J2EE
7 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
8 10 (26.32%) Spring
8 10 (26.32%) Ant
8 10 (26.32%) Unix
9 9 (23.68%) Web Services
9 9 (23.68%) XML
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) DB2
9 9 (23.68%) HTML
9 9 (23.68%) Subversion
9 9 (23.68%) Magento
9 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
10 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (21.05%) PHP
10 8 (21.05%) JSP
11 7 (18.42%) Firewall
11 7 (18.42%) Python
11 7 (18.42%) AIX
11 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
11 7 (18.42%) MySQL

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 7 (18.42%) Drupal
1 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.53%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Connections
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) DB2
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Ant
2 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Appium
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Protractor
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (36.84%) Retail
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Games
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Architect
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Unix Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Java Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Sybase Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Tester
9 2 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) J2EE
2 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
2 10 (26.32%) Spring
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 9 (23.68%) XML
4 8 (21.05%) JSP
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) Struts
6 5 (13.16%) EJB
7 4 (10.53%) AWT
7 4 (10.53%) Regular Expression
7 4 (10.53%) Swing
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) Servlets
9 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 2 (5.26%) Java EE
9 2 (5.26%) JDBC
9 2 (5.26%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Unix
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) AIX
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.42%) Software Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (13.16%) MVC
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Presales
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) OOD
8 2 (5.26%) Process Management
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) SEO
8 2 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
4 7 (18.42%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) Ruby
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Haskell
6 1 (2.63%) LotusScript
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.63%) MCSA
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Ansible
1 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) IBM
2 13 (34.21%) hybris
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) ATG
4 4 (10.53%) Percussion
5 3 (7.89%) Sybase
6 2 (5.26%) Intershop
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft