Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 54 100
Rank change year-on-year +36 +46 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 97 36 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.86% 4.46% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.43% 9.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 1
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.32% -
10th Percentile £428 £502 £415
90th Percentile £613 £600 £465
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
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 414 387 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.61% 47.96% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 248 286
Essex median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £356 £347 £275
90th Percentile £568 £600 £586
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 26
Essex median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -2.60% +18.88%
10th Percentile £35.00 £27.64 £31.13
90th Percentile £58.91 £69.38 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +24 41 £525 +25.00%
Basildon -1 1 £550 +15.79%
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 97 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (72.16%) TDD
3 69 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (70.10%) Oracle
5 51 (52.58%) SOAP
6 49 (50.52%) Finance
7 48 (49.48%) Web Services
7 48 (49.48%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (48.45%) SOA
8 47 (48.45%) SAP
8 47 (48.45%) Middleware
8 47 (48.45%) Manufacturing
8 47 (48.45%) Electronics
8 47 (48.45%) Telecoms
8 47 (48.45%) Programme Management
8 47 (48.45%) Marketing
8 47 (48.45%) Digital Marketing
8 47 (48.45%) Mule
8 47 (48.45%) RESTful
8 47 (48.45%) WSO2
8 47 (48.45%) Apache Camel
9 46 (47.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 46 (47.42%) Oracle Service Bus
10 42 (43.30%) Spring
11 39 (40.21%) Microservices
12 37 (38.14%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (32.99%) Greenfield Project
14 30 (30.93%) Docker
15 28 (28.87%) Talend
16 27 (27.84%) Ansible

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 47 (48.45%) Mule
2 46 (47.42%) Oracle Service Bus
2 46 (47.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (8.25%) Confluence
4 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 37 (38.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) MySQL
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle OWB
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Maven
2 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.34%) Artifactory
3 11 (11.34%) GitLab
4 8 (8.25%) Checkstyle
4 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.25%) JIRA
5 6 (6.19%) Robot Framework
6 5 (5.15%) CA Gen
7 4 (4.12%) JUnit
7 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (50.52%) Finance
2 47 (48.45%) Electronics
2 47 (48.45%) Manufacturing
2 47 (48.45%) Marketing
2 47 (48.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (69.07%) Developer
2 66 (68.04%) Java Developer
3 41 (42.27%) Senior Developer
3 41 (42.27%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Lead Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Lead Java Developer
6 13 (13.40%) Integration Developer
7 9 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (8.25%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.25%) SOA Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Tester
9 7 (7.22%) Java Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior QA Tester
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Tester
11 5 (5.15%) Java Programmer
11 5 (5.15%) Java Team Leader
11 5 (5.15%) Programmer
11 5 (5.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.58%) SOAP
2 48 (49.48%) Web Services
3 47 (48.45%) Apache Camel
3 47 (48.45%) Middleware
3 47 (48.45%) RESTful
4 42 (43.30%) Spring
5 22 (22.68%) J2EE
6 20 (20.62%) Spring Boot
7 11 (11.34%) JSON
7 11 (11.34%) XML
8 10 (10.31%) Swagger
8 10 (10.31%) WireMock
8 10 (10.31%) XSLT
9 9 (9.28%) Lambda Expressions
9 9 (9.28%) REST
10 4 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (2.06%) JMS
12 1 (1.03%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (18.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Unix
2 4 (4.12%) CentOS
2 4 (4.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.16%) TDD
2 69 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (49.48%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (48.45%) Digital Marketing
4 47 (48.45%) Programme Management
4 47 (48.45%) SOA
5 39 (40.21%) Microservices
6 23 (23.71%) BDD
7 19 (19.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 19 (19.59%) Scrum
8 18 (18.56%) Kanban
9 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.40%) Project Planning
11 12 (12.37%) Pair Programming
12 11 (11.34%) DevOps
12 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
13 10 (10.31%) Integration Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Performance Testing
14 7 (7.22%) Technical Leadership
15 5 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (14.43%) SQL
3 10 (10.31%) XPath
4 5 (5.15%) Perl
4 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) ISEB
1 9 (9.28%) ISTQB
1 9 (9.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.03%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) QA
System Software
1 30 (30.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (27.84%) Ansible
1 27 (27.84%) Terraform
2 11 (11.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 68 (70.10%) Oracle
2 47 (48.45%) SAP
2 47 (48.45%) WSO2
3 28 (28.87%) Talend
4 5 (5.15%) BEA
4 5 (5.15%) Informatica
4 5 (5.15%) Pega
4 5 (5.15%) webMethods
5 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Sun