Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 April 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Java 69 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.23% 12.60% 13.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.10% 43.06% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 16
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £363
90th Percentile £610 £598 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £428
% change year-on-year -9.52% +22.81% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% -

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 153 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 51.52% 29.27% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 46 41
Watford median daily rate £425 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £300
90th Percentile £550 £569 £550
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £17.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £33.75
90th Percentile £81.00 - £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.07 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -48.74% +9.76% +22.39%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Watford

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Watford

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Watford over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Watford

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for Java.

1 41 (59.42%) E-Commerce
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) IBM
4 30 (43.48%) DNA
5 29 (42.03%) WebSphere
6 25 (36.23%) hybris
7 23 (33.33%) Finance
8 22 (31.88%) SQL
8 22 (31.88%) J2EE
9 20 (28.99%) Spring
10 19 (27.54%) Scrum
10 19 (27.54%) DB2
10 19 (27.54%) Magento
11 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (24.64%) Oracle
11 17 (24.64%) Retail
12 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
12 16 (23.19%) REST
13 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
13 15 (21.74%) TDD
13 15 (21.74%) HTML
13 15 (21.74%) Web Services
13 15 (21.74%) Unix
14 13 (18.84%) JSP
14 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.84%) PHP
14 13 (18.84%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (18.84%) MVC
14 13 (18.84%) Kanban
14 13 (18.84%) Waterfall

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 29 (42.03%) WebSphere
2 13 (18.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (10.14%) Apache Solr
4 5 (7.25%) Confluence
4 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.80%) CMS
5 4 (5.80%) JBoss
6 3 (4.35%) Apache
6 3 (4.35%) Commerce Server
7 2 (2.90%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Magento
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) DB2
2 9 (13.04%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.45%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.94%) JIRA
4 8 (11.59%) Ant
4 8 (11.59%) Selenium
4 8 (11.59%) Subversion
5 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.70%) JMeter
7 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 5 (7.25%) The Grinder
7 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.80%) Firebug
8 4 (5.80%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.35%) Grunt
9 3 (4.35%) gulp
9 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.90%) Mockito
10 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.45%) JBehave
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Tester
5 6 (8.70%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) JSP Developer
6 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Scrum Master
7 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Architect
8 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.35%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) J2EE
2 20 (28.99%) Spring
3 16 (23.19%) REST
4 15 (21.74%) HTML
4 15 (21.74%) Web Services
5 13 (18.84%) JSP
6 12 (17.39%) Spring MVC
7 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.49%) CSS
9 9 (13.04%) SOAP
10 8 (11.59%) HTML5
10 8 (11.59%) JSON
11 7 (10.14%) RESTful
12 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
13 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
13 5 (7.25%) RESTEasy
14 4 (5.80%) Java EE
14 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (5.80%) Velocity
14 4 (5.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (2.90%) Fintech
4 2 (2.90%) W3C
5 1 (1.45%) DataPower
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Unix
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) HPUX
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) E-Commerce
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (43.48%) DNA
4 19 (27.54%) Scrum
5 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (21.74%) TDD
7 13 (18.84%) Kanban
7 13 (18.84%) MVC
7 13 (18.84%) Waterfall
8 12 (17.39%) Time Management
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 9 (13.04%) BDD
10 9 (13.04%) Presales
11 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (11.59%) Project Management
12 7 (10.14%) DevOps
12 7 (10.14%) System Testing
12 7 (10.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.84%) PHP
3 8 (11.59%) Java 8
3 8 (11.59%) Python
4 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 5 (7.25%) Perl
6 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.80%) AWK
8 2 (2.90%) BeanShell
8 2 (2.90%) C#
9 1 (1.45%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Ansible
1 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (8.70%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Grafana
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) IBM
2 25 (36.23%) hybris
3 17 (24.64%) Oracle
4 10 (14.49%) Intershop
5 6 (8.70%) VMware
6 4 (5.80%) AppDynamics
6 4 (5.80%) Dynatrace
6 4 (5.80%) New Relic
7 3 (4.35%) Sybase
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) ATG
9 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.45%) Blue Martini
9 1 (1.45%) Demandware
9 1 (1.45%) Elastic Path
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft