Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 16 January 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 84 73
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 8 67 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.61% 0.15% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.02% 0.33% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 0 5
Essex median daily rate £525 - £475
10th Percentile £443 - £419
90th Percentile £600 - £488
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 478 302 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.19% 43.83% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 225 185
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £349 £325 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £539
East of England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 38
Essex median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.13 £30.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.20
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.21% +8.21%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Essex

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Essex

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Essex over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Essex

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Southend-on-Sea -3 16 £505 - 2
Harlow - 1 £525 - 1
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 66 (98.51%) Java
2 50 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (64.18%) TDD
4 40 (59.70%) RESTful
5 39 (58.21%) Oracle
6 38 (56.72%) Spring
7 37 (55.22%) Microservices
8 33 (49.25%) Spring Boot
9 31 (46.27%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (44.78%) Web Services
11 28 (41.79%) SOAP
11 28 (41.79%) Middleware
11 28 (41.79%) SOA
11 28 (41.79%) WSO2
11 28 (41.79%) Apache Camel
11 28 (41.79%) Mule
12 27 (40.30%) Oracle Service Bus
12 27 (40.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 26 (38.81%) Greenfield Project
14 25 (37.31%) Telecoms
14 25 (37.31%) Finance
14 25 (37.31%) Programme Management
14 25 (37.31%) Marketing
15 24 (35.82%) Electronics
15 24 (35.82%) Manufacturing
15 24 (35.82%) SAP
15 24 (35.82%) Digital Marketing
16 22 (32.84%) Maven
17 15 (22.39%) J2EE
18 14 (20.90%) JMS

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 28 (41.79%) Mule
2 27 (40.30%) Oracle Service Bus
2 27 (40.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
4 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
5 8 (11.94%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Maven
2 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.94%) CA Gen
3 8 (11.94%) Checkstyle
3 8 (11.94%) JIRA
4 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.99%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) TestNG
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
1 25 (37.31%) Marketing
1 25 (37.31%) Telecoms
2 24 (35.82%) Electronics
2 24 (35.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 48 (71.64%) Java Developer
3 27 (40.30%) Senior Developer
4 21 (31.34%) Integration Developer
5 16 (23.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (19.40%) Lead Developer
7 12 (17.91%) SOA Developer
8 11 (16.42%) Agile Developer
8 11 (16.42%) Lead Java Developer
8 11 (16.42%) Senior Agile Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.97%) Java Team Leader
11 3 (4.48%) Architect
11 3 (4.48%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.99%) Java Architect
12 2 (2.99%) Test Team Leader
13 1 (1.49%) Java Programmer
13 1 (1.49%) Programmer
13 1 (1.49%) Senior Java Architect
13 1 (1.49%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (59.70%) RESTful
2 38 (56.72%) Spring
3 33 (49.25%) Spring Boot
4 30 (44.78%) Web Services
5 28 (41.79%) Apache Camel
5 28 (41.79%) Middleware
5 28 (41.79%) SOAP
6 15 (22.39%) J2EE
7 14 (20.90%) JMS
8 12 (17.91%) JAX-RS
9 11 (16.42%) JSON
10 10 (14.93%) XML
11 9 (13.43%) Swagger
11 9 (13.43%) WireMock
11 9 (13.43%) XSLT
12 8 (11.94%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (8.96%) REST
14 5 (7.46%) Lambda Expressions
15 1 (1.49%) Apache Flex
15 1 (1.49%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (11.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) CentOS
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (64.18%) TDD
3 37 (55.22%) Microservices
4 31 (46.27%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (41.79%) SOA
6 25 (37.31%) Programme Management
7 24 (35.82%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (20.90%) BDD
8 14 (20.90%) Pair Programming
9 13 (19.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 13 (19.40%) Scrum
10 12 (17.91%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (16.42%) CQRS
11 11 (16.42%) Kanban
12 10 (14.93%) Technical Leadership
13 8 (11.94%) OO
13 8 (11.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
14 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
14 7 (10.45%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 66 (98.51%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) XPath
3 8 (11.94%) Perl
3 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
3 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.94%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
1 4 (5.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) Oracle
2 28 (41.79%) WSO2
3 24 (35.82%) SAP
4 8 (11.94%) BEA
4 8 (11.94%) Informatica
4 8 (11.94%) Pega
4 8 (11.94%) webMethods
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Talend