Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 29 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 69 94 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.32% 5.84% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 6.27% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £515 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -9.52% +35.48%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £338
90th Percentile £569 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £510 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.86% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +20.31% -16.88%

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 1,486 1,499 1,369
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.93% 93.11% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 766 789
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £188 £200 £210
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 128 84
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -15.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.24% - -4.78%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Rickmansworth +2 18 £380 - 3
Welwyn Garden City -9 12 £563 +7.14%
Watford -24 6 £494 +21.54% 3
Borehamwood - 6 £481 - 1
Hitchin - 5 £510 -
Stevenage - 4 £475 - 4
St Albans - 2 £538 - 3
Hatfield -2 1 £250 -42.86% 2
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (62.32%) Spring
3 35 (50.72%) TDD
4 34 (49.28%) SQL
5 33 (47.83%) MVC
6 32 (46.38%) Web Services
6 32 (46.38%) Java 8
7 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (42.03%) Microservices
9 25 (36.23%) T-SQL
10 24 (34.78%) Spring MVC
11 23 (33.33%) REST
12 22 (31.88%) Spring Boot
13 20 (28.99%) AngularJS
14 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
15 17 (24.64%) Scrum
15 17 (24.64%) Sybase ASE
15 17 (24.64%) Sybase
16 16 (23.19%) JSP
16 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
17 15 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (21.74%) Finance
18 14 (20.29%) HTML
18 14 (20.29%) HTML5
18 14 (20.29%) Greenfield Project
19 13 (18.84%) JIRA
19 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
19 13 (18.84%) SOAP
19 13 (18.84%) Hibernate

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 9 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (11.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.70%) Apache
4 3 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (4.35%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) DNS
1 1 (1.45%) FTP
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) SpaceWire
1 1 (1.45%) SSL
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Sybase ASE
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.70%) Endeca
4 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.84%) JIRA
3 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
4 8 (11.59%) Subversion
5 6 (8.70%) Maven
6 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 4 (5.80%) gulp
8 3 (4.35%) Grunt
8 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.90%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.45%) Gatling
10 1 (1.45%) Geb
10 1 (1.45%) GitLab
10 1 (1.45%) Gradle
10 1 (1.45%) JMeter
10 1 (1.45%) jMock
10 1 (1.45%) Redmine
10 1 (1.45%) Selenium
10 1 (1.45%) Spock
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (62.32%) Spring
2 32 (46.38%) Web Services
3 24 (34.78%) Spring MVC
4 23 (33.33%) REST
5 22 (31.88%) Spring Boot
6 20 (28.99%) AngularJS
7 16 (23.19%) JSP
8 14 (20.29%) HTML
8 14 (20.29%) HTML5
9 13 (18.84%) Hibernate
9 13 (18.84%) SOAP
10 10 (14.49%) RESTful
11 9 (13.04%) CSS
11 9 (13.04%) Dropwizard
12 8 (11.59%) jQuery
12 8 (11.59%) JSON
13 6 (8.70%) Angular 2
13 6 (8.70%) JMS
13 6 (8.70%) JPA
13 6 (8.70%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) TDD
2 33 (47.83%) MVC
3 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (42.03%) Microservices
5 17 (24.64%) Scrum
6 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
8 12 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 12 (17.39%) Kanban
9 9 (13.04%) BDD
9 9 (13.04%) DevOps
10 8 (11.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.80%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
13 3 (4.35%) Front End Development
13 3 (4.35%) SOLID
13 3 (4.35%) Technical Leadership
13 3 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (49.28%) SQL
3 32 (46.38%) Java 8
4 25 (36.23%) T-SQL
5 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.70%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) ES6
7 1 (1.45%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
7 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ECSS
2 1 (1.45%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Sybase
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) New Relic
5 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft