Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool 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 24 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 SE 8
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 37 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 8 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 2.79% 2.21% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.25% 4.55% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Blackpool median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -13.16%
10th Percentile £428 £383 £375
90th Percentile £494 £458 £438
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire 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 Blackpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 69 110 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 38.55% 48.67% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 33
Blackpool median daily rate £470 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -15.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £338
90th Percentile £638 £553 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £418 £335
% change year-on-year +1.80% +24.63% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.85% -4.71% +6.25%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Blackpool

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 5 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript