Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 7 December 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 66 97
Rank change year-on-year -34 +31 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 8 5 2 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.27% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.73% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
10th Percentile £458 " £406
25th Percentile £508 £561 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £572 £519
Median % change year-on-year -9.97% +10.27% +20.71%
75th Percentile £523 £583 £600
90th Percentile " " "
England median daily rate £574 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +14.80% -9.09% +4.76%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 458 273 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.25% 37.30% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 183 415
10th Percentile £300 £244 £275
25th Percentile £345 £309 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £438 £469
90th Percentile £550 £500 £550
England median daily rate £538 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +10.26% - +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 23
10th Percentile £17.50 £29.95 £16.20
25th Percentile £20.00 £41.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £41.63
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% +2.09% +4.08%
75th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £46.67 " £48.50
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +4.76%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the East Midlands

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Java 8 in the East Midlands

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. 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
Northamptonshire - 4 £515 - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) GitLab
2 4 (80.00%) Datadog
2 4 (80.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (80.00%) Terraform
2 4 (80.00%) DevSecOps
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (80.00%) Postman
2 4 (80.00%) Java 11
2 4 (80.00%) Clean Code
2 4 (80.00%) OpenAPI
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) BDD

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) AWS
1 4 (80.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (80.00%) Datadog
2 1 (20.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) GitLab
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Postman
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (80.00%) OpenAPI
3 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Jest
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Vue.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Clean Code
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) DevSecOps
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Java 11
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (80.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle