The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 24 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.78% 2.61% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 2.80% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £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 £35.00 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
120 143 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 93.02% 93.46% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 63 60
Median daily rate £318 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -37.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Watford region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Spring

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java