Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 14 76 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.53% 7.08% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.45% 14.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 60 0
Essex median daily rate £528 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% - -
East of England median daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Essex median hourly rate - £48.44 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £48.44 -
% change year-on-year -12.26% - -

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 188 510 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.94% 47.53% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 326 242
Essex median daily rate £463 £500 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -0.50% +43.57%
10th Percentile £361 £349 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 29
Essex median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -17.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.35 £9.63 £26.35
90th Percentile £40.70 £51.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +1.25%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +23 8 £528 +10.47%
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
5 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) Microservices
5 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) Unix
7 6 (42.86%) Ansible
7 6 (42.86%) Terraform
8 5 (35.71%) Docker
8 5 (35.71%) QA
8 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (35.71%) AWS
9 4 (28.57%) Confluence
9 4 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (28.57%) RESTful
9 4 (28.57%) Kanban
9 4 (28.57%) Mule
9 4 (28.57%) Pega
9 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (28.57%) Checkstyle
9 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 4 (28.57%) Marketing
9 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
9 4 (28.57%) JIRA
9 4 (28.57%) WSO2

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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
1 4 (28.57%) Mule
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) CA Gen
1 4 (28.57%) Checkstyle
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
1 4 (28.57%) Public Sector
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Microservices
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Kanban
4 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
1 6 (42.86%) Terraform
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) BEA
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) Pega
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Talend
2 4 (28.57%) webMethods
2 4 (28.57%) WSO2