The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 44 40
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 51 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.64% 2.47% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.93% 2.59% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 12 17
Median daily rate £525 £463 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +22.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £523 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 571 656 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.78% 95.49% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 319 351
Median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.13 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +5 29 £525 +10.52% 1
Watford +4 7 £350 -24.32% 2
St Albans - 2 £250 -
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Java 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (89.25%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (78.49%) TDD
4 52 (55.91%) BDD
5 36 (38.71%) Spring
6 31 (33.33%) Scrum
7 30 (32.26%) DevOps
8 29 (31.18%) Hibernate
9 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
10 24 (25.81%) Web Services
11 22 (23.66%) OO
12 21 (22.58%) RESTful
13 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (21.51%) Kanban
14 19 (20.43%) Puppet
14 19 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (19.35%) RxJava
16 17 (18.28%) Microservices
16 17 (18.28%) Scala
17 16 (17.20%) Concurrent Programming
18 14 (15.05%) Data Structures
18 14 (15.05%) Algorithms
18 14 (15.05%) Ansible
18 14 (15.05%) Complexity Analysis
18 14 (15.05%) OOD
19 12 (12.90%) Rust
19 12 (12.90%) Go
19 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
19 12 (12.90%) Finance
19 12 (12.90%) Clojure

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 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) VoIP
1 2 (2.15%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) MongoDB
1 11 (11.83%) NoSQL
2 10 (10.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.45%) Big Data
3 6 (6.45%) Sybase ASE
4 5 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.08%) HBase
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) JIRA
1 10 (10.75%) Maven
2 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.60%) Ant
3 8 (8.60%) Gradle
4 5 (5.38%) Selenium
5 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.23%) JBehave
7 2 (2.15%) JUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.08%) Redmine
8 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.71%) Spring
2 29 (31.18%) Hibernate
3 24 (25.81%) Web Services
4 21 (22.58%) RESTful
5 18 (19.35%) RxJava
6 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.53%) J2EE
6 7 (7.53%) JSP
7 5 (5.38%) REST
8 4 (4.30%) .NET
8 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.23%) HTML
9 3 (3.23%) XML
10 2 (2.15%) Android SDK
10 2 (2.15%) HTML5
10 2 (2.15%) iOS SDK
10 2 (2.15%) SOAP
10 2 (2.15%) Spring Boot
10 2 (2.15%) Spring MVC
11 1 (1.08%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Algorithms
1 14 (15.05%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) Unix
4 3 (3.23%) Android
5 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (89.25%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (78.49%) TDD
3 52 (55.91%) BDD
4 31 (33.33%) Scrum
5 30 (32.26%) DevOps
6 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
7 22 (23.66%) OO
8 20 (21.51%) Kanban
9 17 (18.28%) Microservices
10 16 (17.20%) Concurrent Programming
11 14 (15.05%) Complexity Analysis
11 14 (15.05%) OOD
12 11 (11.83%) ATDD
13 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (9.68%) Pair Programming
14 8 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (6.45%) Open Source
16 5 (5.38%) High Availability
16 5 (5.38%) Low Latency
16 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (18.28%) Scala
3 12 (12.90%) Clojure
3 12 (12.90%) Go
3 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.90%) Rust
4 10 (10.75%) F#
5 8 (8.60%) SQL
6 7 (7.53%) C#
7 6 (6.45%) C
7 6 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.30%) Groovy
9 2 (2.15%) Haskell
9 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.08%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) Degree
1 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (20.43%) Puppet
2 14 (15.05%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Sybase
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) Google
3 1 (1.08%) hybris
3 1 (1.08%) IBM
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago