Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 18 81 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.75% 18.84% 18.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 38.94% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 22
Watford median daily rate £506 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.12% -7.61% +17.95%
10th Percentile £456 £363 £338
90th Percentile £650 £599 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £510 £444 £474
% change year-on-year +14.93% -6.33% +18.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00

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 114 208 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 30.08% 48.37% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 102 48
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.45% +4.23%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £292
90th Percentile £550 £606 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.50 £28.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.17% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +83.67% -49.48% +38.57%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Microservices
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Java 8
5 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) OOP
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) Apache
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (16.67%) Scala
6 3 (16.67%) Hadoop

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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Grunt
2 2 (11.11%) gulp
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Bower
3 1 (5.56%) Gatling
3 1 (5.56%) Geb
3 1 (5.56%) GitLab
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Spock
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) JSP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) JSP
3 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 2 (11.11%) Dropwizard
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) Kafka
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) Dojo
6 1 (5.56%) Guice
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) OAuth
6 1 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) BDD
2 6 (33.33%) Microservices
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) Data Science
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java 8
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Scala
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) ES6
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.56%) New Relic
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase
2 1 (5.56%) webMethods
2 1 (5.56%) Xerox