Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 50 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.29% 1.92% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 4.67% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Devon median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £459 £409 £413
90th Percentile £536 £538 £438
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +3.66%
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 269 214 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 43.32% 41.07% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 137 164
Devon median daily rate £435 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +9.13% +8.00%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £496
South West median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 5
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £41.25 £32.55 £26.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.25 £45.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +2.38%

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
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 25 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
Exeter -6 6 £475 +8.57%
Plymouth - 2 £513 -
Java 8
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Devon region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Microservices
4 4 (50.00%) WildFly
4 4 (50.00%) Liquibase
4 4 (50.00%) SonarQube
4 4 (50.00%) JPQL
4 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (50.00%) WireMock
4 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) VMS
4 4 (50.00%) CQRS
4 4 (50.00%) JAX-RS
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Checkstyle
4 4 (50.00%) Java EE
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Drools
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)

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%) Confluence
1 4 (50.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Checkstyle
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Liquibase
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Mockito
1 4 (50.00%) SonarQube
1 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Drools
2 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) WireMock
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) CQRS
2 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JPQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle