Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Java
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 151 172 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.65% 12.37% 8.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.08% 33.73% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 106 62
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £465 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% +4.00%
10th Percentile £353 £311 £305
90th Percentile £588 £563 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £43.06 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.17% +49.78% -23.33%
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year - +6.81% +20.81%

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 602 510 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.47% 36.66% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 292 274
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £280 £231 £262
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.35% +48.87% +66.25%
10th Percentile £13.65 £28.85 £13.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £54.15 £42.40
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 76 £425 -8.11% 14
Hatfield -10 12 £444 -15.48% 12
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £450 - 4
Rickmansworth -5 8 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 8 £525 -4.55% 6
Stevenage -9 6 - - 1
Hitchin +1 1 £573 +73.75%
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 - 2
Cheshunt - 1 £325 -
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 67 (44.37%) Spring
2 66 (43.71%) SQL
3 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (35.10%) MVC
5 52 (34.44%) Finance
6 48 (31.79%) JSP
7 46 (30.46%) JavaScript
8 45 (29.80%) JSON
9 38 (25.17%) Spring MVC
9 38 (25.17%) TDD
10 36 (23.84%) HTML
11 33 (21.85%) Web Services
12 31 (20.53%) E-Commerce
13 30 (19.87%) Oracle
14 24 (15.89%) Linux
14 24 (15.89%) Git (software)
14 24 (15.89%) AngularJS
15 23 (15.23%) HTML5
15 23 (15.23%) IBM
15 23 (15.23%) WebSphere
15 23 (15.23%) Scrum
16 22 (14.57%) BDD
17 21 (13.91%) REST
18 20 (13.25%) XML
18 20 (13.25%) Unix
18 20 (13.25%) .NET
18 20 (13.25%) J2EE
19 19 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (11.26%) Tomcat
21 16 (10.60%) Kanban

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 23 (15.23%) WebSphere
2 17 (11.26%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.96%) Apache
4 8 (5.30%) JBoss
4 8 (5.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.31%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.99%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.99%) Confluence
6 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.32%) CMS
7 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.66%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.66%) Drupal
8 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.66%) Liferay
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
2 3 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.32%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.66%) Maximo
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.32%) Boomi
2 2 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) npm
3 1 (0.66%) Route 53
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) Firewall
3 3 (1.99%) HTTP
3 3 (1.99%) SSL
3 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.32%) SpaceWire
5 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.61%) DB2
2 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.96%) MySQL
4 8 (5.30%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.64%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.64%) Sybase ASE
6 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.66%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.66%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.95%) Maven
3 11 (7.28%) JUnit
4 10 (6.62%) Eclipse
5 9 (5.96%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.30%) JIRA
6 8 (5.30%) Selenium
7 7 (4.64%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.64%) Subversion
8 6 (3.97%) Grunt
8 6 (3.97%) gulp
8 6 (3.97%) IntelliJ
8 6 (3.97%) JMeter
8 6 (3.97%) Mockito
9 5 (3.31%) LoadRunner
9 5 (3.31%) Log4j
9 5 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (3.31%) The Grinder
9 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.31%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 16 (10.60%) Retail
3 12 (7.95%) French Language
3 12 (7.95%) Games
4 3 (1.99%) Automotive
4 3 (1.99%) Avionics
4 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (60.93%) Developer
2 79 (52.32%) Java Developer
3 32 (21.19%) SQL Developer
4 30 (19.87%) JSP Developer
5 11 (7.28%) Consultant
6 8 (5.30%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (4.64%) Architect
8 6 (3.97%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Applications Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Performance Consultant
9 5 (3.31%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.65%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.65%) Integration Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Tester
10 4 (2.65%) WebSphere Developer
11 3 (1.99%) Application Development Manager
11 3 (1.99%) Node.js Developer
11 3 (1.99%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (44.37%) Spring
2 48 (31.79%) JSP
3 45 (29.80%) JSON
4 38 (25.17%) Spring MVC
5 36 (23.84%) HTML
6 33 (21.85%) Web Services
7 24 (15.89%) AngularJS
8 23 (15.23%) HTML5
9 21 (13.91%) REST
10 20 (13.25%) .NET
10 20 (13.25%) J2EE
10 20 (13.25%) XML
11 15 (9.93%) CSS
11 15 (9.93%) Hibernate
11 15 (9.93%) Spring Boot
12 13 (8.61%) RESTful
13 12 (7.95%) EJB
14 11 (7.28%) XSLT
15 10 (6.62%) SOAP
16 9 (5.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) DataPower
2 8 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) AS400
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Robotics
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.89%) Linux
2 20 (13.25%) Unix
3 11 (7.28%) Windows
4 6 (3.97%) Solaris
5 5 (3.31%) AIX
5 5 (3.31%) HPUX
6 4 (2.65%) Android
7 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.10%) MVC
3 38 (25.17%) TDD
4 31 (20.53%) E-Commerce
5 23 (15.23%) Scrum
6 22 (14.57%) BDD
7 19 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.60%) DevOps
8 16 (10.60%) Kanban
8 16 (10.60%) Microservices
9 15 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (9.27%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.95%) Web Development
12 10 (6.62%) OO
12 10 (6.62%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.96%) Pair Programming
14 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.30%) Open Source
14 8 (5.30%) SOA
15 7 (4.64%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 66 (43.71%) SQL
2 46 (30.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (7.95%) Groovy
4 9 (5.96%) PHP
4 9 (5.96%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.30%) Python
5 8 (5.30%) Scala
6 7 (4.64%) C#
7 6 (3.97%) Perl
8 5 (3.31%) AWK
8 5 (3.31%) C
8 5 (3.31%) Ruby
9 4 (2.65%) C++
9 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.32%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Degree
3 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ECSS
3 1 (0.66%) AS 2805
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.99%) Cygwin
2 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (3.31%) Ansible
2 5 (3.31%) Grafana
2 5 (3.31%) Puppet
3 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) Packer
4 2 (1.32%) Terraform
5 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.66%) Mesos
5 1 (0.66%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 30 (19.87%) Oracle
2 23 (15.23%) IBM
3 11 (7.28%) New Relic
4 10 (6.62%) hybris
5 7 (4.64%) Sybase
6 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.97%) VMware
7 5 (3.31%) AppDynamics
7 5 (3.31%) Dynatrace
7 5 (3.31%) SAP
7 5 (3.31%) Talend
8 4 (2.65%) Dell
9 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.32%) BMC
10 2 (1.32%) Remedy
10 2 (1.32%) Sun
11 1 (0.66%) Apple
11 1 (0.66%) ATG
11 1 (0.66%) Mercator