Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 24 69 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.02% 23.08% 12.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.49% 44.52% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 23
Watford median daily rate £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £373 £340 £325
90th Percentile £516 £610 £598
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +11.84%

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 98 155 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 28.65% 51.84% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 46
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £289
90th Percentile £550 £550 £569
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £18.64 £45.00
% change year-on-year +141.48% -58.59% +9.76%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019, 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 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 18 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (62.50%) IBM
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) Retail
6 10 (41.67%) Magento
7 9 (37.50%) Games
7 9 (37.50%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
8 8 (33.33%) Vector Graphics
8 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (33.33%) Grunt
8 8 (33.33%) Bower
8 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 8 (33.33%) CMS
8 8 (33.33%) BDD
8 8 (33.33%) Sass
9 7 (29.17%) jQuery
9 7 (29.17%) TDD
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (25.00%) Presales
10 6 (25.00%) J2EE
10 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 18 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (33.33%) CMS
3 5 (20.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Confluence
5 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (4.17%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Magento
2 2 (8.33%) Maximo
3 1 (4.17%) Fredhopper
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Algolia
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Endeca
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Bower
2 8 (33.33%) Grunt
3 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
3 5 (20.83%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 4 (16.67%) Subversion
5 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.17%) Gradle
7 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.17%) JUnit
7 1 (4.17%) Maven
7 1 (4.17%) Mocha
7 1 (4.17%) Mockito
7 1 (4.17%) Spock
7 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (41.67%) Retail
2 9 (37.50%) Games
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) React Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Magento Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (33.33%) Sass
3 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.83%) Dojo
6 5 (20.83%) LESS
6 5 (20.83%) RESTful
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) XHTML
7 4 (16.67%) JSP
7 4 (16.67%) React
7 4 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.50%) Spring Boot
8 3 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Vector Graphics
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) W3C
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (33.33%) BDD
4 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 7 (29.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (25.00%) Presales
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (20.83%) Sprint Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Contract Negotiation
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Time Management
8 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) System Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) ES6
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Java 8
4 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) hybris
2 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Xerox
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Elastic Path
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) SAP