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 3 months to 24 June 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 15 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Contract jobs citing Java 15 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.49% 5.11% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 20.59% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +16.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 54 34 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 34.18% 24.82% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 26
Median daily rate £350 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Java.

1 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) J2EE
4 13 (39.39%) JSP
4 13 (39.39%) Web Services
4 13 (39.39%) Spring
5 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) XML
7 10 (30.30%) IBM
7 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
7 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
7 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
8 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
8 9 (27.27%) Sybase ASE
8 9 (27.27%) JSON
8 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 9 (27.27%) Sybase
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
10 7 (21.21%) MVC
10 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (21.21%) C
10 7 (21.21%) XSLT
10 7 (21.21%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (21.21%) DataPower
10 7 (21.21%) RESTful

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 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (12.12%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Boomi
1 4 (12.12%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 9 (27.27%) Sybase ASE
2 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) Appium
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) Gatling
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) jMock
4 1 (3.03%) Log4j
4 1 (3.03%) Mockito
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (6.06%) JSP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) J2EE
1 13 (39.39%) JSP
1 13 (39.39%) Spring
1 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 11 (33.33%) XML
4 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
4 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
5 9 (27.27%) JSON
6 7 (21.21%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (21.21%) RESTful
6 7 (21.21%) XSLT
7 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (15.15%) REST
8 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
9 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
10 3 (9.09%) CSS
10 3 (9.09%) HTML5
10 3 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) DataPower
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 6 (18.18%) API Development
3 6 (18.18%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) Open Source
4 5 (15.15%) DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Microservices
4 5 (15.15%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) BDD
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) C
5 4 (12.12%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) IBM
2 9 (27.27%) Sybase
3 5 (15.15%) SAP
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) hybris
7 1 (3.03%) New Relic
7 1 (3.03%) Talend
7 1 (3.03%) Teradata
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