Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 69 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.08% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 54 0 0
Essex median daily rate £525 - -
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £430
% change year-on-year - +22.09% +10.97%
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 457 402 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 46.92% 47.57% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 267 188
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +42.86% -11.33%
10th Percentile £356 £310 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 51
Essex median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24.50 £26.80 £26.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +8.75% +0.63% +6.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 8 £448 -
Basildon - 2 £475 -
Harlow - 2 £525 -
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (72.46%) TDD
4 48 (69.57%) Oracle
5 46 (66.67%) RESTful
6 45 (65.22%) SOAP
6 45 (65.22%) Web Services
7 41 (59.42%) Middleware
8 40 (57.97%) SOA
8 40 (57.97%) Mule
8 40 (57.97%) Apache Camel
8 40 (57.97%) WSO2
8 40 (57.97%) Greenfield Project
9 39 (56.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 39 (56.52%) Oracle Service Bus
9 39 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (53.62%) Maven
11 36 (52.17%) Marketing
11 36 (52.17%) Programme Management
11 36 (52.17%) Telecoms
11 36 (52.17%) Finance
11 36 (52.17%) Manufacturing
12 35 (50.72%) Electronics
12 35 (50.72%) SAP
12 35 (50.72%) Digital Marketing
13 30 (43.48%) JSON
14 28 (40.58%) Spring
15 27 (39.13%) XML
16 26 (37.68%) XSLT
17 23 (33.33%) XPath

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 (57.97%) Mule
2 39 (56.52%) Oracle Service Bus
2 39 (56.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (11.59%) Confluence
4 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.35%) Apache
6 3 (4.35%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.35%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (4.35%) GIS
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (53.62%) Maven
2 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.49%) JIRA
4 8 (11.59%) JUnit
5 6 (8.70%) Selenium
6 5 (7.25%) CA Gen
6 5 (7.25%) Checkstyle
6 5 (7.25%) JMeter
6 5 (7.25%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.35%) Hudson
7 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.90%) Ant
8 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.90%) QF-Test
9 1 (1.45%) FishEye
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
1 36 (52.17%) Manufacturing
1 36 (52.17%) Marketing
1 36 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 35 (50.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Developer
2 44 (63.77%) Java Developer
3 34 (49.28%) Senior Developer
4 28 (40.58%) Integration Developer
5 18 (26.09%) SOA Developer
6 17 (24.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (23.19%) Agile Developer
7 16 (23.19%) Senior Agile Developer
8 10 (14.49%) Lead Developer
8 10 (14.49%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.90%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.90%) Test Team Leader
11 1 (1.45%) Automation Tester
11 1 (1.45%) Java Architect
11 1 (1.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 1 (1.45%) Selenium Tester
11 1 (1.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (66.67%) RESTful
2 45 (65.22%) SOAP
2 45 (65.22%) Web Services
3 41 (59.42%) Middleware
4 40 (57.97%) Apache Camel
5 30 (43.48%) JSON
6 28 (40.58%) Spring
7 27 (39.13%) XML
8 26 (37.68%) XSLT
9 23 (33.33%) Swagger
9 23 (33.33%) WireMock
10 19 (27.54%) Spring Boot
11 11 (15.94%) JMS
12 6 (8.70%) J2EE
12 6 (8.70%) JAX-RS
12 6 (8.70%) REST
13 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (5.80%) CSS
15 3 (4.35%) HTML
15 3 (4.35%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.97%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (72.46%) TDD
3 40 (57.97%) SOA
4 39 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (52.17%) Programme Management
6 35 (50.72%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (31.88%) Microservices
8 13 (18.84%) Scrum
9 10 (14.49%) OO
10 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.59%) BDD
11 8 (11.59%) Kanban
11 8 (11.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 7 (10.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (10.14%) Migration
12 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.70%) CQRS
13 6 (8.70%) DevOps
13 6 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (33.33%) XPath
3 10 (14.49%) Java 9
4 9 (13.04%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Perl
6 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Ansible
2 4 (5.80%) Terraform
3 2 (2.90%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Oracle
2 40 (57.97%) WSO2
3 35 (50.72%) SAP
4 5 (7.25%) BEA
4 5 (7.25%) Informatica
4 5 (7.25%) Pega
4 5 (7.25%) webMethods
5 3 (4.35%) Adobe
5 3 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.45%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Talend