Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £538 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 Software Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - +98 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.25% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £538 - £500
10th Percentile £519 - £286
90th Percentile £556 - £718
East of England median daily rate £475 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer 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
St Albans - 2 £538 -
Watford - 1 £538 -
Java Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (75.00%) Java 8
2 3 (75.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (25.00%) GWT
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (25.00%) SOA

Java Software Engineer 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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
2 1 (25.00%) Hamcrest
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (25.00%) GWT
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Swing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (75.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google