Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 18 December 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 SE 8
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 68 93
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 8 67 33 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.72% 2.03% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.47% 6.30% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 2
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £338 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +21.15%
10th Percentile £375 £243 £329
90th Percentile £550 £475 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £468 £338 £450
% change year-on-year +38.52% -25.00% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Java 8 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 Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 463 524 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.61% 32.21% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 379 314
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £289 £249 £268
90th Percentile £550 £515 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +44.46% +69.10%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.40 £16.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.75 £40.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +41.30% -21.62%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Birmingham

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Birmingham

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (88.06%) Spring
3 56 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (79.10%) Spring Boot
5 51 (76.12%) Hibernate
6 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
7 44 (65.67%) Microservices
8 41 (61.19%) TDD
9 34 (50.75%) SQL
10 30 (44.78%) Subversion
10 30 (44.78%) Apache Camel
11 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
11 29 (43.28%) BDD
12 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
12 28 (41.79%) CSS
12 28 (41.79%) HTML
13 26 (38.81%) IBM
13 26 (38.81%) WebSphere
13 26 (38.81%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (37.31%) Relational Database
14 25 (37.31%) Trunk-Based Development
14 25 (37.31%) Migration
14 25 (37.31%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (28.36%) DevOps
16 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
17 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
18 12 (17.91%) Scrum
19 11 (16.42%) J2EE
20 10 (14.93%) IntelliJ
20 10 (14.93%) MVC

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 26 (38.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (37.31%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (37.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (44.78%) Subversion
2 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.93%) IntelliJ
4 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.46%) JUnit
6 5 (7.46%) Maven
7 2 (2.99%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.99%) jMock
7 2 (2.99%) Mockito
7 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) Grunt
8 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (86.57%) Developer
1 58 (86.57%) Java Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Agile Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Agile Java Developer
2 12 (17.91%) AWS Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Java Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (88.06%) Spring
2 53 (79.10%) Spring Boot
3 51 (76.12%) Hibernate
4 30 (44.78%) Apache Camel
5 28 (41.79%) CSS
5 28 (41.79%) HTML
6 26 (38.81%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (16.42%) J2EE
8 10 (14.93%) Dropwizard
8 10 (14.93%) Spring MVC
9 9 (13.43%) Ajax
9 9 (13.43%) jQuery
9 9 (13.43%) Node.js
10 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.45%) React
11 6 (8.96%) RESTful
12 5 (7.46%) Java SE
12 5 (7.46%) Web Services
13 4 (5.97%) Struts
14 3 (4.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (65.67%) Microservices
3 41 (61.19%) TDD
4 29 (43.28%) BDD
5 25 (37.31%) Migration
5 25 (37.31%) Trunk-Based Development
6 19 (28.36%) DevOps
7 12 (17.91%) Scrum
8 10 (14.93%) MVC
9 9 (13.43%) Co-Creation
9 9 (13.43%) Pair Programming
9 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.48%) API Design
11 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.48%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (4.48%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.99%) Kanban
12 2 (2.99%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
3 34 (50.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) ES6
4 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.99%) vSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) IBM
2 8 (11.94%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) VMware