Period
to 28 July 2021

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 45 78
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 10 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 1.79% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.95% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 21
10th Percentile " £374 "
25th Percentile £513 £400 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% - -3.80%
75th Percentile £638 £519 £488
90th Percentile £720 £551 £503
East of England median daily rate £513 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.09% -0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £56.50 - -

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 696 513 1,315
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.19% 91.61% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 299 756
10th Percentile £213 £173 £234
25th Percentile £356 £300 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £403 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £550 £491 £508
90th Percentile £638 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £411 £435 £445
% change year-on-year -5.46% -2.25% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 34 77
10th Percentile £10.59 £13.00 £10.58
25th Percentile £12.98 £14.50 £12.88
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.66 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -0.65% +59.10% -3.13%
75th Percentile £46.50 £48.38 £25.00
90th Percentile £55.45 £63.60 £52.70
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +21.88% -3.03%

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 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 2021. 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 -15 3 - -
Stevenage - 3 £525 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £750 -
Hatfield -8 1 £575 +15.00%
St Albans - 1 £525 - 1
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
3 6 (54.55%) Java 8
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Kafka
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) TypeScript
4 5 (45.45%) Spring Boot
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) GCP
5 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Java 11
5 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
5 4 (36.36%) Scala
5 4 (36.36%) Azure
6 3 (27.27%) AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Content Management
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Groovy
6 3 (27.27%) Content Management
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Python

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 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Azure
1 4 (36.36%) GCP
2 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Serverless
3 1 (9.09%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) git-flow
General
1 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Kafka
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Spring Boot
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) OAuth
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Akka
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Avro
5 1 (9.09%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (9.09%) SAML
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
1 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Microservices
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Domain Models
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Java 8
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) TypeScript
4 4 (36.36%) Java 11
4 4 (36.36%) Scala
5 3 (27.27%) Go
5 3 (27.27%) Groovy
5 3 (27.27%) Kotlin
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Xerox
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) IBM