Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java 9 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 9 over the 6 months to 24 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 9
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 603 789 812
Rank change year-on-year +186 +23 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 9 5 37 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.044% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 42
Median daily rate £628 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.09% +7.32% +70.83%
10th Percentile £588 £475 £401
90th Percentile £677 £610 £559
UK median daily rate £628 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +16.74% +4.88% +70.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Java 9 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,835 36,206 39,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.37% 43.20% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,153 25,323 28,104
Median daily rate £500 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +6.74%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 606 728
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.07 £17.52
90th Percentile £56.03 £54.38 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -3.61%

Java 9
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java 9 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java 9 in England

Java 9
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java 9 in England.

Daily rate trend for Java 9 in England

Java 9
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 9 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London +139 4 £628 +4.58% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Java 9
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Java 9 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 England region with a requirement for Java 9.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Java 8
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Kafka
5 1 (20.00%) Express
5 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (20.00%) OpenID
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (20.00%) PSD2
5 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Java 9
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Express
4 1 (20.00%) Kafka
4 1 (20.00%) OAuth
4 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (20.00%) OpenID
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) SAML
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) API Integration
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle