Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 15 October 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 99 151
Rank change year-on-year -11 +52 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 58 75 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.65% 2.04% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 5.02% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 5
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £417 £400 £388
90th Percentile £584 £569 £544
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,426 1,494 1,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 40.64% 40.62% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 948 662
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £507
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 72 62
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
10th Percentile £25.61 £21.53 £21.87
90th Percentile £55.25 £52.30 £48.09
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Hampshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Hampshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Hampshire

Java 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java 8 in Hampshire

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Farnborough - 15 £500 - 4
Portsmouth +13 10 £450 +28.57% 1
Southampton -29 5 £650 +26.83%
Fleet +13 2 £540 +35.00%
Havant +8 2 £438 - 1
Fareham - 2 £513 -
Aldershot -11 1 £230 -59.11%
Romsey - 1 £500 -
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (74.14%) Spring
3 29 (50.00%) TDD
4 28 (48.28%) Microservices
5 25 (43.10%) AWS
6 24 (41.38%) Spring Boot
7 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
8 22 (37.93%) Scrum
9 21 (36.21%) Finance
10 20 (34.48%) Linux
11 19 (32.76%) JSON
11 19 (32.76%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (27.59%) BDD
12 16 (27.59%) Spring Cloud
13 15 (25.86%) J2EE
14 14 (24.14%) RESTful
14 14 (24.14%) Docker
14 14 (24.14%) React
15 12 (20.69%) Unix
16 11 (18.97%) HTML
16 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
16 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
17 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
17 10 (17.24%) TypeScript
17 10 (17.24%) Validation
18 9 (15.52%) SOA
18 9 (15.52%) Kanban
19 8 (13.79%) Node.js
19 8 (13.79%) REST

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.10%) AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Azure
3 2 (3.45%) npm
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) FTP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) SNMP
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
2 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 8 (13.79%) IntelliJ
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.17%) gulp
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
4 3 (5.17%) webpack
5 2 (3.45%) git-flow
5 2 (3.45%) Grunt
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Gatling
6 1 (1.72%) Geb
6 1 (1.72%) GitLab
6 1 (1.72%) Gradle
6 1 (1.72%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Spock
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (89.66%) Developer
2 42 (72.41%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (17.24%) React Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Backend Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.72%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Digital Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Lead Software Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (74.14%) Spring
2 24 (41.38%) Spring Boot
3 19 (32.76%) JSON
4 16 (27.59%) Spring Cloud
5 15 (25.86%) J2EE
6 14 (24.14%) React
6 14 (24.14%) RESTful
7 11 (18.97%) HTML
8 8 (13.79%) Middleware
8 8 (13.79%) Node.js
8 8 (13.79%) REST
8 8 (13.79%) Spring Integration
9 7 (12.07%) Akka
9 7 (12.07%) Java EE
9 7 (12.07%) XHTML
9 7 (12.07%) XML
10 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.62%) CSS
10 5 (8.62%) Kafka
11 4 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) TDD
3 28 (48.28%) Microservices
4 22 (37.93%) Scrum
5 19 (32.76%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (27.59%) BDD
7 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Validation
9 9 (15.52%) Kanban
9 9 (15.52%) SOA
10 8 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) OO
10 8 (13.79%) OOP
10 8 (13.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (13.79%) User Stories
11 7 (12.07%) Release Train
12 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.17%) Migration
13 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) TypeScript
4 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) C++
7 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (3.45%) Zend
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Talend