Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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.

Java
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 205 225 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.32% 16.77% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.10% 46.01% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 155 45
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £289 £285 £321
90th Percentile £593 £588 £508
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +14.67% -
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% +2.74% +1.39%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 584 489 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.95% 36.44% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 303 221
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% +8.39%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £245
90th Percentile £588 £568 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £396 £380
% change year-on-year +7.32% +4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +15.85% +13.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £36.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.38 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £41.38 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.09% +4.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 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 0 79 £425 -6.59% 14
Welwyn Garden City +3 35 £525 +1.69% 5
Rickmansworth -1 13 £380 +21.60% 4
Hatfield -22 7 £463 -11.90% 20
Stevenage -7 5 £525 +50.00% 9
Hitchin +1 2 £596 +80.96%
Hertford - 2 £425 - 4
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 -
Cheshunt - 1 £325 -
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 76 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.17%) SQL
2 68 (33.17%) E-Commerce
3 61 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 59 (28.78%) Spring
5 48 (23.41%) Finance
5 48 (23.41%) Git (software)
6 45 (21.95%) TDD
7 42 (20.49%) Scrum
8 41 (20.00%) MVC
9 39 (19.02%) Web Services
9 39 (19.02%) WebSphere
10 38 (18.54%) HTML
10 38 (18.54%) Linux
11 37 (18.05%) IBM
12 34 (16.59%) JSON
12 34 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (16.10%) Spring MVC
13 33 (16.10%) Oracle
14 32 (15.61%) J2EE
15 31 (15.12%) Retail
15 31 (15.12%) Kanban
15 31 (15.12%) hybris
15 31 (15.12%) AngularJS
16 30 (14.63%) REST
16 30 (14.63%) JSP
16 30 (14.63%) DNA
17 29 (14.15%) DB2
18 27 (13.17%) Unix
18 27 (13.17%) Jenkins

Java
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 39 (19.02%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (4.88%) Confluence
5 9 (4.39%) Apache
5 9 (4.39%) JBoss
6 7 (3.41%) Apache Pig
6 7 (3.41%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.44%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.44%) CMS
8 3 (1.46%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) HipChat
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (10.24%) Magento
2 7 (3.41%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.46%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.98%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (0.98%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.98%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.98%) Boomi
5 2 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.49%) npm
6 1 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.90%) Firewall
1 8 (3.90%) Internet
2 5 (2.44%) HTTP
3 4 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.46%) SSL
5 2 (0.98%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.49%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.15%) DB2
2 16 (7.80%) DbVisualizer
3 15 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.83%) MySQL
5 12 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.37%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.88%) Big Data
7 10 (4.88%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.39%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.90%) Sybase ASE
10 7 (3.41%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.41%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.98%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 48 (23.41%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.17%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.27%) JIRA
4 15 (7.32%) Maven
5 14 (6.83%) Selenium
6 12 (5.85%) Subversion
7 11 (5.37%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.37%) JMeter
7 11 (5.37%) JUnit
8 10 (4.88%) LoadRunner
9 9 (4.39%) Ant
9 9 (4.39%) The Grinder
9 9 (4.39%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.90%) Grunt
10 8 (3.90%) gulp
11 7 (3.41%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.93%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.44%) Gradle
13 5 (2.44%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.95%) Firebug
General
1 48 (23.41%) Finance
2 31 (15.12%) Retail
3 8 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (0.98%) Electronics
4 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.98%) French Language
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Military
5 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (56.10%) Developer
2 93 (45.37%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.22%) SQL Developer
4 20 (9.76%) JSP Developer
5 15 (7.32%) Architect
6 12 (5.85%) Java Engineer
7 10 (4.88%) Data Scientist
8 9 (4.39%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.39%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.39%) Tester
9 7 (3.41%) Automation Tester
9 7 (3.41%) AWS Developer
9 7 (3.41%) Consultant
9 7 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.93%) Analyst
10 6 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.44%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.78%) Spring
2 39 (19.02%) Web Services
3 38 (18.54%) HTML
4 34 (16.59%) JSON
5 33 (16.10%) Spring MVC
6 32 (15.61%) J2EE
7 31 (15.12%) AngularJS
8 30 (14.63%) JSP
8 30 (14.63%) REST
9 21 (10.24%) CSS
9 21 (10.24%) Hibernate
10 20 (9.76%) HTML5
11 18 (8.78%) RESTful
11 18 (8.78%) XML
12 16 (7.80%) SOAP
13 15 (7.32%) .NET
14 9 (4.39%) EJB
14 9 (4.39%) IBM Integration Bus
14 9 (4.39%) RESTEasy
14 9 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.39%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.39%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.39%) DataPower
4 7 (3.41%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.46%) User Experience
6 2 (0.98%) ASIC
6 2 (0.98%) Blog
6 2 (0.98%) Clustering
6 2 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.98%) FMCG
6 2 (0.98%) Robotics
6 2 (0.98%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.49%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.54%) Linux
2 27 (13.17%) Unix
3 12 (5.85%) Windows
4 9 (4.39%) AIX
5 5 (2.44%) Solaris
6 3 (1.46%) Android
7 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.98%) HPUX
7 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.17%) E-Commerce
3 45 (21.95%) TDD
4 42 (20.49%) Scrum
5 41 (20.00%) MVC
6 34 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (15.12%) Kanban
8 30 (14.63%) DNA
9 27 (13.17%) DevOps
10 24 (11.71%) BDD
11 23 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.24%) Test Automation
13 15 (7.32%) Microservices
13 15 (7.32%) Open Source
13 15 (7.32%) Web Development
14 13 (6.34%) ITIL
14 13 (6.34%) Pair Programming
15 12 (5.85%) OO
16 11 (5.37%) CRM
16 11 (5.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.17%) SQL
2 61 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.17%) Scala
4 25 (12.20%) PHP
5 24 (11.71%) Python
6 13 (6.34%) Groovy
7 12 (5.85%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.85%) Perl
8 11 (5.37%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.88%) R
9 10 (4.88%) Ruby
10 9 (4.39%) AWK
11 7 (3.41%) Kotlin
12 6 (2.93%) C#
13 5 (2.44%) C++
14 4 (1.95%) C
15 2 (0.98%) BeanShell
15 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.49%) GLSL
16 1 (0.49%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.39%) Degree
1 9 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) GDPR
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) AS 2805
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.95%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.88%) Puppet
2 9 (4.39%) Ansible
2 9 (4.39%) Grafana
2 9 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (1.46%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.98%) Mesos
5 2 (0.98%) Rancher
5 2 (0.98%) Terraform
6 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.49%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.49%) Salt
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (18.05%) IBM
2 33 (16.10%) Oracle
3 31 (15.12%) hybris
4 15 (7.32%) New Relic
5 10 (4.88%) Intershop
6 9 (4.39%) AppDynamics
6 9 (4.39%) Dynatrace
7 8 (3.90%) Sybase
8 7 (3.41%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.41%) BMC
8 7 (3.41%) Remedy
8 7 (3.41%) VMware
9 6 (2.93%) Sun
10 5 (2.44%) SAP
11 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.98%) ATG
12 2 (0.98%) Blue Martini
12 2 (0.98%) Elastic Path
12 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.98%) Sonatype