Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 26 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 58 100
Rank change year-on-year -33 +42 +89
Contract jobs citing Java 8 234 384 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.77% 4.21% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 8.04% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 359 155
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £463 £456 £411
90th Percentile £675 £738 £679
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,302 4,776 3,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.91% 52.36% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,455 3,955 2,908
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £525 £505 £490
% change year-on-year +3.96% +3.06% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 7
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +9.02%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.90 £16.65
90th Percentile £59.90 £66.00 £39.70
London median hourly rate £36.67 £42.50 £40.13
% change year-on-year -13.72% +5.91% +34.15%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Central London

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Central London

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Central London

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -37 167 £575 +2.00% 38
City of Westminster -13 22 £600 +26.32%
West End of London +8 16 £569 +3.41%
Southwark - 13 £575 -
Java 8
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 234 (100.00%) Java
2 158 (67.52%) Microservices
3 151 (64.53%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (60.26%) Spring
5 125 (53.42%) TDD
6 116 (49.57%) Docker
7 115 (49.15%) Spring Boot
8 94 (40.17%) Amazon AWS
9 88 (37.61%) Kubernetes
10 63 (26.92%) DevOps
10 63 (26.92%) Kafka
11 62 (26.50%) BDD
12 61 (26.07%) JavaScript
13 56 (23.93%) Linux
13 56 (23.93%) REST
14 52 (22.22%) RESTful
15 45 (19.23%) Git (software)
16 43 (18.38%) Finance
17 41 (17.52%) Banking
17 41 (17.52%) MongoDB
18 39 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 39 (16.67%) Hibernate
19 36 (15.38%) Maven
20 35 (14.96%) NoSQL
21 34 (14.53%) Jenkins
22 33 (14.10%) CSS
22 33 (14.10%) ES6
23 32 (13.68%) HTML
24 29 (12.39%) HTML5
25 28 (11.97%) Greenfield Project

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 17 (7.26%) Apache
2 14 (5.98%) Apache Spark
3 13 (5.56%) Confluence
4 12 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.71%) CMS
7 3 (1.28%) Mule
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.85%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 94 (40.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (4.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 9 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
5 9 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.85%) Serverless
6 8 (3.42%) Amazon Glacier
6 8 (3.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (2.56%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.14%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (2.14%) Heroku
10 4 (1.71%) PaaS
11 3 (1.28%) Datadog
11 3 (1.28%) GitHub
11 3 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.26%) HTTP
2 15 (6.41%) SSL
3 13 (5.56%) DNS
3 13 (5.56%) FTP
3 13 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.52%) MongoDB
2 35 (14.96%) NoSQL
3 24 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (8.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (8.97%) Redis
5 14 (5.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (5.98%) Big Data
6 12 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (5.13%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.85%) Riak
8 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (1.28%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Kudu
11 2 (0.85%) Cloud Spanner
11 2 (0.85%) Impala
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Ignite
12 1 (0.43%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.38%) Maven
3 34 (14.53%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.12%) Gradle
5 18 (7.69%) Mockito
6 14 (5.98%) gulp
6 14 (5.98%) JIRA
6 14 (5.98%) JUnit
7 13 (5.56%) GitLab
8 12 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 11 (4.70%) Gatling
9 11 (4.70%) Geb
9 11 (4.70%) Spock
10 8 (3.42%) Subversion
11 6 (2.56%) webpack
12 5 (2.14%) Babel
12 5 (2.14%) Selenium
13 4 (1.71%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.28%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (18.38%) Finance
2 41 (17.52%) Banking
3 16 (6.84%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.13%) Front Office
4 12 (5.13%) Retail
5 7 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.56%) Marketing
7 4 (1.71%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (83.76%) Developer
2 175 (74.79%) Java Developer
3 33 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 29 (12.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (9.40%) AWS Developer
6 19 (8.12%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 12 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 12 (5.13%) Junior
7 12 (5.13%) Junior Developer
7 12 (5.13%) Junior Java Developer
8 10 (4.27%) Java Engineer
9 7 (2.99%) Angular Developer
9 7 (2.99%) Technical Leader
10 6 (2.56%) Backend Developer
10 6 (2.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 5 (2.14%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.14%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (2.14%) Software Engineer
12 4 (1.71%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (60.26%) Spring
2 115 (49.15%) Spring Boot
3 63 (26.92%) Kafka
4 56 (23.93%) REST
5 52 (22.22%) RESTful
6 39 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 39 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 33 (14.10%) CSS
8 32 (13.68%) HTML
9 29 (12.39%) HTML5
10 23 (9.83%) Web Services
11 22 (9.40%) SOAP
12 16 (6.84%) Dropwizard
13 15 (6.41%) OAuth
14 14 (5.98%) JSON
14 14 (5.98%) Node.js
15 13 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (5.56%) Guice
15 13 (5.56%) JAX-RS
15 13 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.97%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (8.12%) Algorithms
3 14 (5.98%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.27%) User Experience
5 8 (3.42%) Equities
5 8 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.28%) Derivative
9 2 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.85%) iPad
9 2 (0.85%) Social Media
10 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.43%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.93%) Linux
2 22 (9.40%) Unix
3 11 (4.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (67.52%) Microservices
2 151 (64.53%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (53.42%) TDD
4 63 (26.92%) DevOps
5 62 (26.50%) BDD
6 24 (10.26%) Scrum
7 23 (9.83%) Pair Programming
7 23 (9.83%) Software Engineering
7 23 (9.83%) Test Automation
8 21 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.55%) Mentoring
10 18 (7.69%) Coaching
10 18 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
10 18 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (7.26%) Migration
12 15 (6.41%) OO
12 15 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (5.98%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.98%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 234 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (26.07%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.10%) ES6
4 25 (10.68%) SQL
4 25 (10.68%) TypeScript
5 18 (7.69%) Python
6 10 (4.27%) Scala
7 9 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.14%) ES7
9 3 (1.28%) Java 9
10 2 (0.85%) C#
10 2 (0.85%) Korn
10 2 (0.85%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.85%) Perl
10 2 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.43%) Degree
4 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.56%) QA
2 7 (2.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 116 (49.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 88 (37.61%) Kubernetes
2 23 (9.83%) Terraform
3 14 (5.98%) Ansible
4 13 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (3.42%) Marathon
5 8 (3.42%) Mesos
6 4 (1.71%) linkerd
7 3 (1.28%) Istio
7 3 (1.28%) Kibana
7 3 (1.28%) logstash
8 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (4.70%) Oracle
2 7 (2.99%) Google
2 7 (2.99%) hybris
3 5 (2.14%) Adobe
3 5 (2.14%) Sybase
4 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.85%) Kony
4 2 (0.85%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.85%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) Cadence
5 1 (0.43%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.43%) New Relic
5 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow