Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 27 56
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 67 76 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.27% 6.03% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 6.42% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 23
Hertfordshire median daily rate £494 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +23.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £569 £613 £520
East of England median daily rate £475 £447 £414
% change year-on-year +6.26% +8.04% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.54 £37.25 £31.70
% change year-on-year -4.59% +17.51% -16.58%

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 1,479 1,183 1,335
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 93.89% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 618 692
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +5.12%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £220
90th Percentile £550 £579 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 115 75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.43 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.18 £49.36 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.16
% change year-on-year -5.71% -13.19% +0.80%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Watford +3 24 £425 +21.43% 3
Welwyn Garden City +5 15 £563 +7.14% 4
Rickmansworth - 9 £363 - 2
Borehamwood - 5 £481 -
St Albans -2 2 £538 +115.00% 1
Hatfield -22 2 £525 - 2
Stevenage - 1 - - 2
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (64.18%) Spring
3 35 (52.24%) TDD
4 32 (47.76%) Java 8
5 30 (44.78%) MVC
6 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (40.30%) SQL
8 25 (37.31%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (34.33%) Microservices
10 22 (32.84%) AngularJS
11 21 (31.34%) Spring MVC
12 20 (29.85%) Kanban
12 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
12 20 (29.85%) Scrum
12 20 (29.85%) REST
13 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
13 18 (26.87%) BDD
14 17 (25.37%) Web Services
14 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
14 17 (25.37%) DevOps
15 16 (23.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
16 15 (22.39%) Finance
16 15 (22.39%) JSP
16 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (20.90%) JSON
17 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
17 14 (20.90%) SOAP
18 12 (17.91%) Pair Programming
18 12 (17.91%) RESTful

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 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon S3
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) FTP
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.97%) Endeca
5 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.49%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.49%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) JUnit
4 6 (8.96%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.96%) Subversion
5 5 (7.46%) gulp
5 5 (7.46%) Maven
6 4 (5.97%) JIRA
6 4 (5.97%) Mockito
7 3 (4.48%) Gradle
7 3 (4.48%) Grunt
7 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.99%) Ant
8 2 (2.99%) GitLab
8 2 (2.99%) Spock
9 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) Gatling
9 1 (1.49%) Log4j
9 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) Spring
2 22 (32.84%) AngularJS
3 21 (31.34%) Spring MVC
4 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
4 20 (29.85%) REST
5 17 (25.37%) Web Services
6 15 (22.39%) JSP
7 14 (20.90%) JSON
7 14 (20.90%) SOAP
8 12 (17.91%) RESTful
9 11 (16.42%) CSS
9 11 (16.42%) J2EE
9 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
10 10 (14.93%) HTML
11 9 (13.43%) Dropwizard
11 9 (13.43%) HTML5
12 7 (10.45%) JMS
13 6 (8.96%) jQuery
14 5 (7.46%) JDBC
15 4 (5.97%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.99%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) HPUX
2 1 (1.49%) Solaris
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) TDD
2 30 (44.78%) MVC
3 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.31%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (34.33%) Microservices
6 20 (29.85%) Kanban
6 20 (29.85%) Scrum
7 18 (26.87%) BDD
8 17 (25.37%) DevOps
8 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
9 16 (23.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (17.91%) Pair Programming
11 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (10.45%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (10.45%) Web Development
14 5 (7.46%) Continuous Deployment
14 5 (7.46%) CQRS
14 5 (7.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (47.76%) Java 8
3 27 (40.30%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.46%) Groovy
6 5 (7.46%) Scala
7 2 (2.99%) ES6
7 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Capita
2 3 (4.48%) New Relic
3 2 (2.99%) Sybase
4 1 (1.49%) ATG
4 1 (1.49%) Blue Martini
4 1 (1.49%) Demandware
4 1 (1.49%) Elastic Path
4 1 (1.49%) hybris
4 1 (1.49%) IBM