Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 160 135 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.17% 10.47% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.53% 27.55% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 70 77
Hertfordshire median daily rate £480 £513 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +19.19% +14.67%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £607 £538
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £28.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% -24.34% +32.17%
10th Percentile £42.50 £17.63 £19.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £40.88 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.45
% change year-on-year - +19.58% -16.38%

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 524 490 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.29% 38.01% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 273 248
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £267 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £31.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.79% -33.33% +45.38%
10th Percentile £11.75 £15.00 £19.73
90th Percentile £54.38 £52.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% -4.40% +6.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -2 41 £475 +11.76% 12
Stevenage -1 24 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City -1 21 £563 -2.17% 3
Rickmansworth +1 10 £388 - 4
St Albans - 10 £475 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -16 6 £350 -22.22% 5
Borehamwood - 6 £481 - 3
Hatfield -16 5 £488 -7.14% 7
Hitchin - 2 £510 - 1
Royston - 2 £538 - 1
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.88%) TDD
3 50 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 49 (30.63%) Web Services
5 48 (30.00%) SQL
5 48 (30.00%) Spring
6 46 (28.75%) Scrum
7 41 (25.63%) Java 8
8 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 36 (22.50%) Git (software)
10 35 (21.88%) Linux
11 34 (21.25%) MVC
12 33 (20.63%) E-Commerce
12 33 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 32 (20.00%) REST
13 32 (20.00%) Microservices
14 29 (18.13%) Finance
15 28 (17.50%) Eclipse
15 28 (17.50%) HTML
16 27 (16.88%) Kanban
17 26 (16.25%) C++
17 26 (16.25%) DevOps
18 25 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (15.63%) Hibernate
19 23 (14.38%) Degree
19 23 (14.38%) C#
19 23 (14.38%) CSS
19 23 (14.38%) Node.js
19 23 (14.38%) AngularJS

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 16 (10.00%) Apache
2 10 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.63%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.88%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.88%) Commerce Server
5 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.88%) JBoss
6 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.25%) CMS
6 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.25%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) HipChat
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Magento
2 2 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.25%) GitHub
5 2 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.25%) Heroku
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.13%) TCP/IP
2 18 (11.25%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.75%) HTTP
3 6 (3.75%) SSL
4 2 (1.25%) DNS
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) Network Security
5 1 (0.63%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.63%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.63%) MySQL
3 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.00%) Big Data
4 8 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.38%) Sybase ASE
6 6 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.75%) Endeca
6 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.13%) DB2
8 4 (2.50%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.25%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.25%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.25%) Looker
Development Applications
1 36 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.50%) Eclipse
3 18 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.25%) NetBeans
3 18 (11.25%) Visual Studio
4 13 (8.13%) JIRA
5 10 (6.25%) Subversion
6 9 (5.63%) JUnit
6 9 (5.63%) Maven
7 6 (3.75%) gulp
7 6 (3.75%) Selenium
8 5 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.13%) JMeter
8 5 (3.13%) Mockito
9 4 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.50%) Gradle
9 4 (2.50%) Grunt
10 3 (1.88%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.25%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (18.13%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Retail
3 18 (11.25%) Military
4 16 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.88%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Electronics
6 2 (1.25%) Games
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Avionics
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 90 (56.25%) Developer
2 71 (44.38%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 23 (14.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 11 (6.88%) JSP Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Java Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Data Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Data Scientist
9 7 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.75%) Tester
11 5 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Agile Tester
11 5 (3.13%) Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.63%) Web Services
2 48 (30.00%) Spring
3 32 (20.00%) REST
4 28 (17.50%) HTML
5 25 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 23 (14.38%) AngularJS
6 23 (14.38%) CSS
6 23 (14.38%) Node.js
7 22 (13.75%) RESTful
8 20 (12.50%) SOAP
8 20 (12.50%) Spring Boot
9 19 (11.88%) .NET
9 19 (11.88%) Spring MVC
10 18 (11.25%) HTML5
10 18 (11.25%) JSP
10 18 (11.25%) Qt
11 14 (8.75%) J2EE
12 13 (8.13%) jQuery
12 13 (8.13%) JSON
12 13 (8.13%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.50%) User Experience
5 3 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) ASIC
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.63%) Fintech
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.63%) W3C
7 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) Linux
2 19 (11.88%) Windows
3 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.50%) Unix
4 2 (1.25%) CentOS
4 2 (1.25%) Fedora
4 2 (1.25%) Solaris
4 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) HPUX
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.88%) TDD
3 46 (28.75%) Scrum
4 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 34 (21.25%) MVC
6 33 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (20.63%) E-Commerce
7 32 (20.00%) Microservices
8 27 (16.88%) Kanban
9 26 (16.25%) DevOps
10 21 (13.13%) BDD
10 21 (13.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (10.63%) Mathematics
12 14 (8.75%) OO
13 13 (8.13%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.88%) Pair Programming
15 10 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (5.63%) Web Development
17 8 (5.00%) SOA
18 7 (4.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.00%) SQL
3 41 (25.63%) Java 8
4 26 (16.25%) C++
5 23 (14.38%) C#
6 20 (12.50%) Python
7 15 (9.38%) T-SQL
8 13 (8.13%) GLSL
8 13 (8.13%) HLSL
9 11 (6.88%) Scala
10 8 (5.00%) C
10 8 (5.00%) PHP
11 6 (3.75%) Groovy
12 5 (3.13%) R
12 5 (3.13%) VB
13 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.25%) ES6
14 2 (1.25%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.38%) Degree
2 20 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MBA
5 1 (0.63%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.63%) OCP
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) ECSS
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (1.88%) Mesos
3 2 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Rancher
4 1 (0.63%) Salt
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.38%) IBM
2 15 (9.38%) Oracle
3 7 (4.38%) Sybase
4 6 (3.75%) Capita
5 5 (3.13%) Google
6 4 (2.50%) hybris
6 4 (2.50%) SAP
7 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.88%) Cognos
7 3 (1.88%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.88%) New Relic
7 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.88%) webMethods
8 2 (1.25%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.25%) Lotus
8 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.25%) Siebel
8 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.25%) WSO2