Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 17 August 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +52
Contract jobs citing Java 8 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.71% 0.48% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Devon median daily rate £438 £438 -
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 185 277 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.45% 44.39% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 162 115
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -4.90%
10th Percentile £263 £296 £202
90th Percentile £488 £499 £463
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.21% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 25
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -19.54% +41.46%
10th Percentile £38.10 £31.38 £31.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.38 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +10.89%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Devon

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Devon

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Devon over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Devon

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Exeter +2 6 £438 -
Java 8
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Devon region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) MSTest
4 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (25.00%) Rancher
5 2 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
1 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (50.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle