Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 68 133
Rank change year-on-year -27 +65 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 8 31 127 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.31% 3.11% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 8.48% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 78 51
Median daily rate £473 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £325 £428 £405
90th Percentile £578 £601 £569
England median daily rate £525 £538 £513
% change year-on-year -2.33% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.09% +22.22% -

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 857 1,497 1,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.08% 36.60% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 873 970
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £588 £588 £569
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 60 65
Median hourly rate £26.60 £45.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.22% +13.13% -2.74%
10th Percentile £14.87 £17.93 £16.35
90th Percentile £52.88 £57.50 £54.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Java 8 in the East of England

Java 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 -25 27 £461 -12.14%
Hertfordshire +19 2 £550 +15.79% 3
Suffolk +4 2 £400 -15.79% 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (77.42%) Spring
3 24 (77.42%) Microservices
4 19 (61.29%) Spring Boot
4 19 (61.29%) Kanban
4 19 (61.29%) Scrum
5 15 (48.39%) TDD
5 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
5 15 (48.39%) BDD
6 14 (45.16%) JIRA
7 13 (41.94%) AWS
8 12 (38.71%) Confluence
9 11 (35.48%) Pair Programming
9 11 (35.48%) Checkstyle
9 11 (35.48%) MySQL
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
10 10 (32.26%) Software Architecture
11 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (29.03%) Docker
12 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
12 8 (25.81%) Selenium
13 7 (22.58%) Maven
13 7 (22.58%) J2EE
13 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
13 7 (22.58%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (22.58%) Terraform
13 7 (22.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 6 (19.35%) Ansible
14 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement

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 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Azure
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
1 4 (12.90%) IPv4
1 4 (12.90%) IPv6
1 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) JIRA
2 11 (35.48%) Checkstyle
3 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
4 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 7 (22.58%) Maven
5 4 (12.90%) Ant
5 4 (12.90%) Hudson
5 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.45%) GitLab
6 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) Gatling
7 1 (3.23%) Geb
7 1 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (3.23%) JUnit
7 1 (3.23%) Spock
7 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Java Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Java Software Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Lead Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Software Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) Spring
2 19 (61.29%) Spring Boot
3 7 (22.58%) J2EE
4 5 (16.13%) JMS
5 4 (12.90%) J2SE
5 4 (12.90%) Java EE
5 4 (12.90%) Java SE
6 2 (6.45%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.23%) Guice
7 1 (3.23%) Kafka
7 1 (3.23%) OAuth
7 1 (3.23%) OAuth2
7 1 (3.23%) Ratpack
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) Microservices
3 19 (61.29%) Kanban
3 19 (61.29%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) BDD
4 15 (48.39%) TDD
4 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
5 11 (35.48%) Pair Programming
6 10 (32.26%) Software Architecture
7 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (22.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 6 (19.35%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
9 6 (19.35%) Sprint Backlog
9 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
10 4 (12.90%) DevOps
10 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (9.68%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) OCP
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Terraform
2 6 (19.35%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) BEA
3 1 (3.23%) webMethods