Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 77 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.12% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 61 0 0
Essex median daily rate £525 - -
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £48.44 - -
East of England median hourly rate £48.44 - -

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 513 350 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.41% 43.75% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 245 199
Essex median daily rate £500 £505 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +44.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £236
90th Percentile £600 £600 £528
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 47
Essex median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.35 £27.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £63.75 £45.85
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Essex

Java 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Essex over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 November 2018. 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 - 10 £478 - 1
Basildon - 2 £475 -
Harlow - 2 £525 -
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 77 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (87.01%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (68.83%) TDD
4 52 (67.53%) RESTful
5 49 (63.64%) Oracle
6 44 (57.14%) SOAP
6 44 (57.14%) Web Services
7 41 (53.25%) Middleware
7 41 (53.25%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (51.95%) SOA
8 40 (51.95%) Mule
8 40 (51.95%) WSO2
8 40 (51.95%) Apache Camel
8 40 (51.95%) Greenfield Project
9 39 (50.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 39 (50.65%) Oracle Service Bus
10 37 (48.05%) Maven
10 37 (48.05%) Marketing
10 37 (48.05%) Telecoms
10 37 (48.05%) Finance
10 37 (48.05%) Manufacturing
10 37 (48.05%) Programme Management
11 36 (46.75%) Electronics
11 36 (46.75%) SAP
11 36 (46.75%) Spring
11 36 (46.75%) Digital Marketing
12 31 (40.26%) Microservices
13 28 (36.36%) Spring Boot
14 27 (35.06%) JSON
15 23 (29.87%) XML

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 40 (51.95%) Mule
2 39 (50.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 39 (50.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (15.58%) Tomcat
4 9 (11.69%) Confluence
5 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.90%) Apache
6 3 (3.90%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.90%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (3.90%) GIS
3 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Maven
2 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.29%) JIRA
4 8 (10.39%) JUnit
5 6 (7.79%) CA Gen
5 6 (7.79%) Checkstyle
6 5 (6.49%) Selenium
7 4 (5.19%) JMeter
7 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.60%) Ant
9 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.60%) Hudson
9 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.30%) FishEye
10 1 (1.30%) QF-Test
10 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (48.05%) Finance
1 37 (48.05%) Manufacturing
1 37 (48.05%) Marketing
1 37 (48.05%) Telecoms
2 36 (46.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (90.91%) Developer
2 55 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 35 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 28 (36.36%) Integration Developer
5 20 (25.97%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (24.68%) SOA Developer
7 17 (22.08%) Agile Developer
7 17 (22.08%) Senior Agile Developer
8 12 (15.58%) Lead Developer
8 12 (15.58%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Test Team Leader
11 1 (1.30%) Automation Tester
11 1 (1.30%) Java Architect
11 1 (1.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 1 (1.30%) Selenium Tester
11 1 (1.30%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (67.53%) RESTful
2 44 (57.14%) SOAP
2 44 (57.14%) Web Services
3 41 (53.25%) Middleware
4 40 (51.95%) Apache Camel
5 36 (46.75%) Spring
6 28 (36.36%) Spring Boot
7 27 (35.06%) JSON
8 23 (29.87%) XML
8 23 (29.87%) XSLT
9 20 (25.97%) Swagger
9 20 (25.97%) WireMock
10 17 (22.08%) JMS
11 12 (15.58%) JAX-RS
12 9 (11.69%) J2EE
13 6 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (7.79%) REST
14 3 (3.90%) CSS
14 3 (3.90%) Lambda Expressions
14 3 (3.90%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 40 (51.95%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (87.01%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (68.83%) TDD
3 41 (53.25%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (51.95%) SOA
5 37 (48.05%) Programme Management
6 36 (46.75%) Digital Marketing
7 31 (40.26%) Microservices
8 16 (20.78%) Scrum
9 13 (16.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (15.58%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (14.29%) CQRS
11 11 (14.29%) Kanban
12 10 (12.99%) BDD
12 10 (12.99%) OO
13 9 (11.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (10.39%) Pair Programming
15 7 (9.09%) Migration
16 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
16 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) XPath
3 10 (12.99%) Java 9
3 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.79%) Perl
5 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Ansible
2 4 (5.19%) Terraform
3 1 (1.30%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (63.64%) Oracle
2 40 (51.95%) WSO2
3 36 (46.75%) SAP
4 6 (7.79%) BEA
4 6 (7.79%) Informatica
4 6 (7.79%) Pega
4 6 (7.79%) webMethods
5 3 (3.90%) Adobe
5 3 (3.90%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Talend