Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 76 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.27% 17.54% 14.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.00% 48.08% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 10
Watford median daily rate £425 £463 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +25.00% -1.33%
10th Percentile £363 £388 £325
90th Percentile £599 £538 £431
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £465 £390
% change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £43.06 £28.75
% change year-on-year -65.17% +49.78% -23.33%

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 200 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 45.45% 36.49% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 39 54
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £228 £303
90th Percentile £603 £538 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year -65.35% +48.87% +66.25%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 37 (48.68%) Spring
3 32 (42.11%) JSON
3 32 (42.11%) MVC
3 32 (42.11%) JSP
4 31 (40.79%) Finance
5 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (35.53%) E-Commerce
7 25 (32.89%) Spring MVC
8 21 (27.63%) WebSphere
9 20 (26.32%) IBM
9 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 16 (21.05%) J2EE
11 15 (19.74%) HTML
11 15 (19.74%) Web Services
12 14 (18.42%) XML
12 14 (18.42%) Scrum
12 14 (18.42%) REST
13 13 (17.11%) TDD
13 13 (17.11%) Unix
13 13 (17.11%) Oracle
13 13 (17.11%) Linux
14 12 (15.79%) EJB
14 12 (15.79%) Games
14 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
15 11 (14.47%) DB2
16 10 (13.16%) XSLT
16 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
16 10 (13.16%) French Language
16 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration

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 21 (27.63%) WebSphere
2 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.21%) Apache
3 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.89%) JBoss
5 5 (6.58%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.63%) CMS
6 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.32%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.32%) Confluence
7 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Magento
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Boomi
2 2 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.32%) npm
3 1 (1.32%) Route 53
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) DB2
2 7 (9.21%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.58%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) JUnit
2 7 (9.21%) Subversion
3 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) JMeter
4 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.58%) JIRA
4 5 (6.58%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.58%) Log4j
4 5 (6.58%) Maven
4 5 (6.58%) Mockito
4 5 (6.58%) Selenium
4 5 (6.58%) The Grinder
5 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (3.95%) Grunt
6 3 (3.95%) gulp
6 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Games
3 10 (13.16%) French Language
4 9 (11.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Developer
2 37 (48.68%) Java Developer
3 22 (28.95%) JSP Developer
3 22 (28.95%) SQL Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) Performance Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.26%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Tester
6 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (2.63%) Java Consultant
7 2 (2.63%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Architect
7 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.68%) Spring
2 32 (42.11%) JSON
2 32 (42.11%) JSP
3 25 (32.89%) Spring MVC
4 16 (21.05%) J2EE
5 15 (19.74%) HTML
5 15 (19.74%) Web Services
6 14 (18.42%) REST
6 14 (18.42%) XML
7 12 (15.79%) EJB
8 10 (13.16%) XSLT
9 9 (11.84%) CSS
9 9 (11.84%) SOAP
10 8 (10.53%) .NET
10 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (10.53%) RESTful
10 8 (10.53%) Servlets
10 8 (10.53%) Spring Boot
11 7 (9.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) DataPower
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) AS400
3 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Linux
1 13 (17.11%) Unix
2 5 (6.58%) AIX
2 5 (6.58%) HPUX
2 5 (6.58%) Solaris
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) MVC
2 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) E-Commerce
4 14 (18.42%) Scrum
5 13 (17.11%) TDD
6 10 (13.16%) BDD
6 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) DevOps
7 8 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (10.53%) Kanban
7 8 (10.53%) Microservices
7 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.89%) DNA
10 5 (6.58%) ETL
10 5 (6.58%) OO
10 5 (6.58%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.58%) RAD
10 5 (6.58%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.89%) Perl
3 6 (7.89%) PHP
4 5 (6.58%) AWK
4 5 (6.58%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby
6 3 (3.95%) Groovy
7 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) Clojure
8 1 (1.32%) Go
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (6.58%) Grafana
3 4 (5.26%) Ansible
3 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.32%) Mesos
4 1 (1.32%) Packer
4 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) IBM
2 13 (17.11%) Oracle
3 10 (13.16%) hybris
4 8 (10.53%) New Relic
5 5 (6.58%) AppDynamics
5 5 (6.58%) Dynatrace
6 4 (5.26%) Talend
7 3 (3.95%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (2.63%) Sybase
8 2 (2.63%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) ATG
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.32%) Blue Martini
9 1 (1.32%) Demandware
9 1 (1.32%) Elastic Path
9 1 (1.32%) Intershop
9 1 (1.32%) Teradata