Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 90 179
Rank change year-on-year -37 +89 -22
Contract jobs citing Java 8 51 137 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 2.69% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 7.21% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 107 22
East of England median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £439 £434 £377
90th Percentile £629 £600 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £48.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.26% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £38.29 £47.50
% change year-on-year +30.60% -19.40% -

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,508 1,899 1,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.49% 37.32% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1,197 1,094
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £281
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 130
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £21.13 £19.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% +5.66% +6.67%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the East of England

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in the East of England

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in the East of England

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Essex +9 37 £533 +1.43% 1
Hertfordshire -34 9 £475 -11.63% 4
Bedfordshire - 4 £475 - 2
Suffolk +10 1 - -
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) TDD
2 32 (62.75%) Oracle
3 28 (54.90%) Spring
4 22 (43.14%) SOA
4 22 (43.14%) Microservices
5 21 (41.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (41.18%) Middleware
5 21 (41.18%) Finance
6 20 (39.22%) Apache Camel
6 20 (39.22%) RESTful
6 20 (39.22%) AWS
7 19 (37.25%) Mule
7 19 (37.25%) Marketing
7 19 (37.25%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (37.25%) WSO2
7 19 (37.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 19 (37.25%) Manufacturing
7 19 (37.25%) Programme Management
7 19 (37.25%) Electronics
7 19 (37.25%) Telecoms
7 19 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (37.25%) SAP
7 19 (37.25%) SOAP
7 19 (37.25%) Web Services
7 19 (37.25%) Public Sector
8 16 (31.37%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (31.37%) Talend
9 14 (27.45%) Spring Boot

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (41.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (37.25%) Mule
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (13.73%) Apache Solr
3 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.80%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Azure
2 7 (13.73%) GCP
3 5 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Maven
2 7 (13.73%) git-flow
2 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) JIRA
3 6 (11.76%) GitLab
4 5 (9.80%) Artifactory
5 4 (7.84%) CA Gen
5 4 (7.84%) Checkstyle
6 2 (3.92%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.96%) JMeter
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium
7 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) Electronics
2 19 (37.25%) Manufacturing
2 19 (37.25%) Marketing
2 19 (37.25%) Public Sector
2 19 (37.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 34 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 21 (41.18%) Senior Developer
3 21 (41.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Tester
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) QA Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Java Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) Spring
2 21 (41.18%) Middleware
3 20 (39.22%) Apache Camel
3 20 (39.22%) RESTful
4 19 (37.25%) SOAP
4 19 (37.25%) Web Services
5 14 (27.45%) Spring Boot
6 8 (15.69%) Java EE
7 7 (13.73%) JAX-RS
7 7 (13.73%) JDBC
7 7 (13.73%) JMS
7 7 (13.73%) JPA
7 7 (13.73%) JSP
7 7 (13.73%) REST
7 7 (13.73%) Servlets
8 6 (11.76%) J2EE
9 3 (5.88%) Lambda Expressions
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (3.92%) Swing
11 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) CentOS
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (62.75%) TDD
2 22 (43.14%) Microservices
2 22 (43.14%) SOA
3 19 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (37.25%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (37.25%) Programme Management
4 13 (25.49%) BDD
5 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.69%) Scrum
7 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.73%) Integration Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Kanban
7 7 (13.73%) OO
7 7 (13.73%) OOP
7 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 6 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (9.80%) DevOps
10 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISEB
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Ansible
1 13 (25.49%) Terraform
2 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Oracle
2 19 (37.25%) SAP
2 19 (37.25%) WSO2
3 16 (31.37%) Talend
4 7 (13.73%) Google
5 4 (7.84%) BEA
5 4 (7.84%) Informatica
5 4 (7.84%) Pega
5 4 (7.84%) webMethods