Period
to 6 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 71 39
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 28 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.66% 1.95% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.14% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 52
Median daily rate £450 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £375 £411 £363
90th Percentile £563 £502 £569
East of England median daily rate £513 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +5.40% +2.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.54

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 615 1,306 1,468
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 90.82% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 722 789
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £163 £219 £175
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 134
Median hourly rate £21.25 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.34% -4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.04 £10.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £57.05 £40.20
Median hourly rate £18.83 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.66% -3.03% -7.74%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +9 3 £500 +5.26% 1
Borehamwood - 3 £400 -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
4 6 (54.55%) Retail
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
6 4 (36.36%) REST
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Groovy
8 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 2 (18.18%) BDD
8 2 (18.18%) Kafka
8 2 (18.18%) Spock
8 2 (18.18%) People Management
9 1 (9.09%) Microservices
9 1 (9.09%) Geb
9 1 (9.09%) GitLab
9 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
9 1 (9.09%) Ratpack
9 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
9 1 (9.09%) gulp
9 1 (9.09%) Handlebars

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Headless CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spock
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Gatling
2 1 (9.09%) Geb
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Kafka
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
6 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
6 1 (9.09%) Micronaut
6 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
6 1 (9.09%) Ratpack
6 1 (9.09%) RxJava
6 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 1 (9.09%) Vert.x
6 1 (9.09%) WireMock
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) Java 8
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk