The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing Java EE 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - - 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 177 150 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.69% 21.90% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 86 119
Median daily rate £363 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Hertfordshire

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Hertfordshire