The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 27 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.86% 3.15% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 3.25% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +15.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Java/J2EE Developer
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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
152 123 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.41% 96.85% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 36
Average daily rate £375 £369 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -24.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +19.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.86 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Log4j
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Interwoven
1 3 (100.00%) ATG
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Martini
1 3 (100.00%) Elastic Path