Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 40 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 73 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.50% 4.09% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 4.45% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £510 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.57% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £320
90th Percentile £569 £588 £553
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £31.90
% change year-on-year -2.60% +20.69% -21.43%

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 1,517 1,281 1,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.41% 92.03% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 653 732
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £200
90th Percentile £556 £575 £537
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 121 78
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +13.93% -15.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.35 £40.00 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.78% -11.42% -2.94%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Welwyn Garden City +3 17 £563 +7.14% 1
Rickmansworth - 14 £400 - 2
Watford -13 10 £538 +26.47% 2
Borehamwood - 6 £481 - 3
Hitchin - 4 £510 - 1
Hatfield -5 2 £388 -27.91% 4
St Albans - 2 £538 - 3
Stevenage - 1 - -
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (61.64%) Spring
3 44 (60.27%) TDD
4 41 (56.16%) Java 8
5 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (45.21%) Microservices
7 32 (43.84%) MVC
7 32 (43.84%) SQL
8 26 (35.62%) Web Services
9 25 (34.25%) AngularJS
9 25 (34.25%) Spring Boot
10 23 (31.51%) REST
10 23 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (31.51%) Scrum
11 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
11 22 (30.14%) Spring MVC
12 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
12 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
13 19 (26.03%) Kanban
14 18 (24.66%) DevOps
15 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (23.29%) BDD
15 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
16 16 (21.92%) HTML
16 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
16 16 (21.92%) HTML5
16 16 (21.92%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (20.55%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
18 14 (19.18%) Finance

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 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.59%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
1 3 (4.11%) FTP
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
1 3 (4.11%) SSL
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) Sybase ASE
2 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) Endeca
3 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.07%) JIRA
4 8 (10.96%) Subversion
5 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.59%) gulp
5 7 (9.59%) Maven
6 4 (5.48%) Gradle
6 4 (5.48%) Grunt
6 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.11%) GitLab
7 3 (4.11%) JUnit
7 3 (4.11%) Spock
8 2 (2.74%) Gatling
8 2 (2.74%) Geb
9 1 (1.37%) Appium
9 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.37%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.37%) Redmine
9 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (61.64%) Spring
2 26 (35.62%) Web Services
3 25 (34.25%) AngularJS
3 25 (34.25%) Spring Boot
4 23 (31.51%) REST
5 22 (30.14%) Spring MVC
6 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
7 16 (21.92%) HTML
7 16 (21.92%) HTML5
8 14 (19.18%) CSS
8 14 (19.18%) Dropwizard
8 14 (19.18%) JSP
8 14 (19.18%) RESTful
8 14 (19.18%) SOAP
9 9 (12.33%) JSON
10 8 (10.96%) jQuery
11 7 (9.59%) CSS3
12 6 (8.22%) JMS
12 6 (8.22%) JPA
12 6 (8.22%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) TDD
2 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (45.21%) Microservices
4 32 (43.84%) MVC
5 23 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (31.51%) Scrum
6 19 (26.03%) Kanban
7 18 (24.66%) DevOps
8 17 (23.29%) BDD
9 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
10 15 (20.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
11 11 (15.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (10.96%) Pair Programming
13 7 (9.59%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
15 4 (5.48%) Refactoring
15 4 (5.48%) SOA
15 4 (5.48%) Web Application Development
15 4 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (56.16%) Java 8
3 32 (43.84%) SQL
4 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
5 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.22%) Groovy
7 3 (4.11%) ES6
7 3 (4.11%) Scala
7 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.37%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Sybase
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) New Relic