Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 62 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.34% 15.00% 9.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.59% 39.67% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 17
Watford median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +26.76%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £343
90th Percentile £613 £614 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £444
% change year-on-year -9.52% +18.31% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £28.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +46.09% -23.84% +31.30%

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 136 121 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 40.24% 37.81% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 36
Watford median daily rate £400 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.94% +6.78%
10th Percentile £210 £261 £227
90th Percentile £550 £614 £563
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £390
% change year-on-year -3.03% +5.77% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Watford median hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £42.50 £44.70
% change year-on-year -26.47% -4.92% +37.54%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 26 (41.94%) E-Commerce
3 20 (32.26%) WebSphere
4 19 (30.65%) Spring
4 19 (30.65%) IBM
4 19 (30.65%) SQL
5 17 (27.42%) J2EE
6 16 (25.81%) Web Services
6 16 (25.81%) DNA
6 16 (25.81%) TDD
6 16 (25.81%) Retail
7 15 (24.19%) Scrum
7 15 (24.19%) JSP
7 15 (24.19%) HTML
7 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.97%) MVC
8 13 (20.97%) REST
9 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
10 11 (17.74%) hybris
10 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (17.74%) Kanban
10 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
10 11 (17.74%) Spring MVC
10 11 (17.74%) BDD
10 11 (17.74%) CSS
10 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
11 10 (16.13%) JSON
11 10 (16.13%) Time Management

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 20 (32.26%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.90%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.84%) Commerce Server
5 3 (4.84%) Confluence
5 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.23%) CMS
6 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.61%) JBoss
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (3.23%) Heroku
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
1 5 (8.06%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) FTP
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) DB2
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon Athena
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (6.45%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.61%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.61%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) JIRA
3 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.68%) gulp
5 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.45%) Grunt
6 4 (6.45%) JUnit
6 4 (6.45%) Selenium
7 3 (4.84%) Gradle
7 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.23%) Gatling
8 2 (3.23%) GitLab
8 2 (3.23%) JMeter
8 2 (3.23%) Mockito
8 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.23%) Spock
8 2 (3.23%) Subversion
8 2 (3.23%) The Grinder
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.68%) JSP Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Data Scientist
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Scrum Master
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Data Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) Spring
2 17 (27.42%) J2EE
3 16 (25.81%) Web Services
4 15 (24.19%) HTML
4 15 (24.19%) JSP
5 13 (20.97%) REST
6 11 (17.74%) CSS
6 11 (17.74%) Spring MVC
7 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.13%) JSON
8 9 (14.52%) HTML5
8 9 (14.52%) SOAP
9 8 (12.90%) RESTful
10 7 (11.29%) Java EE
11 6 (9.68%) jQuery
12 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 5 (8.06%) XHTML
12 5 (8.06%) XML
13 4 (6.45%) Servlets
13 4 (6.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.23%) Fintech
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.61%) HPUX
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) E-Commerce
3 16 (25.81%) DNA
3 16 (25.81%) TDD
4 15 (24.19%) Scrum
5 13 (20.97%) MVC
6 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 11 (17.74%) BDD
7 11 (17.74%) Kanban
7 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (16.13%) Time Management
9 9 (14.52%) Microservices
9 9 (14.52%) Presales
9 9 (14.52%) Project Management
9 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
10 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.68%) OO
11 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.52%) Java 8
4 5 (8.06%) PHP
4 5 (8.06%) Python
4 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.45%) C++
5 4 (6.45%) Scala
6 2 (3.23%) ES6
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.61%) AWK
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) Go
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
1 1 (1.61%) MBA
1 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (3.23%) Mesos
3 1 (1.61%) Grafana
3 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) IBM
2 11 (17.74%) hybris
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) New Relic
4 2 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.61%) ATG
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.61%) Blue Martini
5 1 (1.61%) Demandware
5 1 (1.61%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.61%) Elastic Path
5 1 (1.61%) Intershop
5 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.61%) webMethods
5 1 (1.61%) Zend