The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £481 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.43% 2.25% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 2.33% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 7
Median daily rate £481 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.23% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £39.30
% change year-on-year +29.57% -9.66%  

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 585 644 818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.56% 96.70% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 330 430
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 37 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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
Watford -1 8 £350 -17.64% 6
Hatfield - 8 £538 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 £525 +22.09% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £425 -
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (65.43%) TDD
4 33 (40.74%) Spring
5 27 (33.33%) DevOps
5 27 (33.33%) BDD
6 23 (28.40%) Microservices
7 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
8 20 (24.69%) Scrum
9 19 (23.46%) Web Services
10 18 (22.22%) Linux
10 18 (22.22%) OO
10 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (22.22%) RxJava
11 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
12 14 (17.28%) SQL
12 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (17.28%) Puppet
12 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
12 14 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
13 13 (16.05%) JSP
14 12 (14.81%) Finance
15 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
15 10 (12.35%) Sybase
15 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
15 10 (12.35%) RESTful
15 10 (12.35%) Open Source
15 10 (12.35%) Sybase ASE
16 9 (11.11%) Service Design

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 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) VoIP
1 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.35%) Sybase ASE
3 9 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (9.88%) Big Data
4 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.64%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.23%) HBase
7 1 (1.23%) MySQL
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.17%) Maven
2 4 (4.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) Ant
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.47%) Gradle
3 2 (2.47%) JMeter
3 2 (2.47%) jMock
3 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.23%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) Grunt
4 1 (1.23%) gulp
4 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.23%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) Spring
2 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
3 19 (23.46%) Web Services
4 18 (22.22%) RxJava
5 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
5 13 (16.05%) JSP
6 10 (12.35%) RESTful
7 8 (9.88%) J2EE
7 8 (9.88%) REST
8 7 (8.64%) HTML
9 6 (7.41%) .NET
9 6 (7.41%) HTML5
10 5 (6.17%) Spring MVC
11 4 (4.94%) Spring Boot
11 4 (4.94%) XML
12 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.47%) Android SDK
13 2 (2.47%) CSS
13 2 (2.47%) JSON
13 2 (2.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Algorithms
1 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
1 7 (8.64%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Unix
2 9 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (65.43%) TDD
3 27 (33.33%) BDD
3 27 (33.33%) DevOps
4 23 (28.40%) Microservices
5 20 (24.69%) Scrum
6 18 (22.22%) OO
7 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.35%) Open Source
9 9 (11.11%) Kanban
9 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.11%) Service Design
10 7 (8.64%) Complexity Analysis
10 7 (8.64%) MVC
10 7 (8.64%) OOD
11 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.17%) Concurrent Programming
13 4 (4.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (3.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.11%) Groovy
6 7 (8.64%) C
6 7 (8.64%) C#
6 7 (8.64%) Clojure
6 7 (8.64%) F#
6 7 (8.64%) Go
6 7 (8.64%) Rust
6 7 (8.64%) Scala
7 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.47%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (17.28%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Sybase
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) New Relic
3 1 (1.23%) Serena
3 1 (1.23%) Sonatype
3 1 (1.23%) VMware
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