Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 73 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.81% 19.14% 12.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.46% 48.51% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 6
Watford median daily rate £425 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +13.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £369
90th Percentile £611 £538 £463
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £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 185 101 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 47.68% 39.45% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 48 42
Watford median daily rate £425 £431 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +5.18% +9.33%
10th Percentile £326 £310 £295
90th Percentile £600 £538 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £28.75 - £37.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £33.75
90th Percentile £85.50 - £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -45.56% +15.38% +12.23%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 37 (50.68%) E-Commerce
2 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.84%) SQL
4 27 (36.99%) WebSphere
5 25 (34.25%) Spring
5 25 (34.25%) IBM
5 25 (34.25%) hybris
6 23 (31.51%) MVC
7 22 (30.14%) DNA
7 22 (30.14%) DB2
8 20 (27.40%) Oracle
8 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
8 20 (27.40%) Finance
8 20 (27.40%) JSON
9 18 (24.66%) Spring MVC
9 18 (24.66%) JSP
10 17 (23.29%) Scrum
11 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
12 15 (20.55%) Magento
12 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
12 15 (20.55%) HTML
12 15 (20.55%) PHP
12 15 (20.55%) J2EE
13 14 (19.18%) Linux
13 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (17.81%) DbVisualizer
14 13 (17.81%) DevOps
14 13 (17.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (17.81%) Unix
15 12 (16.44%) Web Services

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 27 (36.99%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (13.70%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.33%) JBoss
5 5 (6.85%) Apache Solr
6 4 (5.48%) Apache
7 3 (4.11%) CMS
7 3 (4.11%) Confluence
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.37%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Magento
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (2.74%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Boomi
2 2 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.37%) npm
3 1 (1.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) DB2
2 13 (17.81%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.22%) MySQL
4 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.37%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.70%) JMeter
4 9 (12.33%) JIRA
4 9 (12.33%) LoadRunner
4 9 (12.33%) Subversion
4 9 (12.33%) The Grinder
5 8 (10.96%) Selenium
6 7 (9.59%) Ant
6 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.48%) Firebug
9 3 (4.11%) Grunt
9 3 (4.11%) gulp
9 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.11%) JUnit
10 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.37%) jMock
10 1 (1.37%) Log4j
10 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Games
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) French Language
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.18%) JSP Developer
3 14 (19.18%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Automation Tester
4 6 (8.22%) Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Tester
5 5 (6.85%) Performance Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Scrum Master
8 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) Spring
2 20 (27.40%) JSON
3 18 (24.66%) JSP
3 18 (24.66%) Spring MVC
4 15 (20.55%) HTML
4 15 (20.55%) J2EE
5 12 (16.44%) Web Services
6 11 (15.07%) REST
6 11 (15.07%) RESTful
7 9 (12.33%) CSS
8 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.59%) .NET
9 7 (9.59%) EJB
9 7 (9.59%) HTML5
9 7 (9.59%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (9.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (9.59%) XML
10 6 (8.22%) SOAP
10 6 (8.22%) XSLT
11 5 (6.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) DataPower
3 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 13 (17.81%) Unix
3 9 (12.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.37%) HPUX
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) E-Commerce
2 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.51%) MVC
4 22 (30.14%) DNA
5 17 (23.29%) Scrum
6 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (17.81%) DevOps
8 11 (15.07%) BDD
9 10 (13.70%) Kanban
9 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
10 9 (12.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (12.33%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (12.33%) Statistics
10 9 (12.33%) TDD
11 8 (10.96%) Microservices
11 8 (10.96%) Web Development
12 6 (8.22%) Software Delivery
12 6 (8.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.55%) PHP
4 10 (13.70%) Perl
4 10 (13.70%) Python
5 9 (12.33%) AWK
5 9 (12.33%) Ruby
6 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) Groovy
8 2 (2.74%) BeanShell
8 2 (2.74%) C#
9 1 (1.37%) Clojure
9 1 (1.37%) Go
9 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Grafana
1 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.96%) Ansible
2 8 (10.96%) Puppet
3 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) hybris
1 25 (34.25%) IBM
2 20 (27.40%) Oracle
3 12 (16.44%) New Relic
4 10 (13.70%) Intershop
5 9 (12.33%) AppDynamics
5 9 (12.33%) Dynatrace
6 6 (8.22%) VMware
7 4 (5.48%) SAP
8 2 (2.74%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) ATG
9 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.37%) Blue Martini
9 1 (1.37%) Demandware
9 1 (1.37%) Elastic Path
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.37%) Sybase