Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 26 70 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.12% 16.71% 15.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.61% 38.67% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 16
Watford median daily rate £500 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -7.61% +31.43%
10th Percentile £453 £363 £372
90th Percentile £760 £578 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -50.00% +4.35%

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 115 181 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 31.51% 43.20% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 43
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £196 £289 £215
90th Percentile £556 £600 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £16.81 £49.50
% change year-on-year +176.70% -66.05% +48.87%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) BDD
3 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 8 (30.77%) Microservices
4 7 (26.92%) Java 8
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Apache
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) REST
5 6 (23.08%) Kanban
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (23.08%) Docker
6 5 (19.23%) Spring Boot
6 5 (19.23%) RESTful
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) JSP
6 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) SOAP
7 4 (15.38%) C++

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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
3 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.85%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (11.54%) Heroku
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
1 4 (15.38%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
1 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Gradle
2 4 (15.38%) gulp
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) GitLab
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Spock
4 2 (7.69%) Gatling
4 2 (7.69%) Geb
5 1 (3.85%) Appium
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Grunt
5 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) VersionOne
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Data Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) JSP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum Master
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
1 8 (30.77%) Spring
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) CSS
2 7 (26.92%) HTML5
3 6 (23.08%) REST
4 5 (19.23%) JSP
4 5 (19.23%) RESTful
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) Spring Boot
5 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) Dropwizard
5 4 (15.38%) Java EE
5 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Ember.js
6 3 (11.54%) Guice
6 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) OAuth
6 3 (11.54%) OAuth2
6 3 (11.54%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Fintech
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) BDD
2 8 (30.77%) Microservices
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Kanban
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Data Science
6 4 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) OWASP
8 2 (7.69%) B2B
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) Java 8
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Scala
5 3 (11.54%) ES6
5 3 (11.54%) TypeScript
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
1 1 (3.85%) MBA
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (11.54%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (7.69%) Mesos
4 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) hybris
1 1 (3.85%) IBM
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
1 1 (3.85%) New Relic
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Sybase
1 1 (3.85%) webMethods
1 1 (3.85%) Zend