The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 1 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Java 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 51.85% 5.06% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 82.35% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £243 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
Java
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 62.96% 50.63% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 34 4
Average daily rate £388 £325 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 15 (88.24%) Couchbase
2 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (70.59%) J2EE
4 10 (58.82%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (17.65%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.76%) NUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.88%) DB2
8 1 (5.88%) JUnit
8 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.88%) OOP
8 1 (5.88%) JMS
8 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) HTTPS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) Couchbase
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) NUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) StyleCop
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Architect
3 8 (47.06%) Java Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) J2EE
2 10 (58.82%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Android Development
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) CRUD
3 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk