Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 86 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 +56 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 8 25 96 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.38% 2.75% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 6.37% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 90 17
Median daily rate £465 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +14.06% -23.81%
10th Percentile £381 £381 £310
90th Percentile £538 £579 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £58.00 £57.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +27.78% -
South East median hourly rate £58.00 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.87% +27.78% -

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 564 1,507 1,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.21% 43.23% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 951 758
Median daily rate £465 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +6.89% +8.09%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £300
90th Percentile £581 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 73 63
Median hourly rate £39.77 £48.40 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.83% +16.63% -3.49%
10th Percentile £20.64 £28.15 £19.08
90th Percentile £58.40 £60.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £41.14 £46.59 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.70% +9.61% -

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Hampshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Java 8 in Hampshire

Java 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Hampshire

Java 8
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Hampshire.

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 2 June 2020. 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
Southampton +10 5 £500 +14.29% 1
Farnborough +19 3 - -
Basingstoke +23 2 £400 -38.46%
Portsmouth +1 1 - -
Havant -6 1 - -
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 12 (48.00%) Microservices
5 9 (36.00%) Spring Boot
5 9 (36.00%) RESTful
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) JSON
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) J2EE
7 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.00%) Functional Programming
8 5 (20.00%) Kafka
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Validation
9 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (16.00%) Middleware
9 4 (16.00%) OOD
9 4 (16.00%) HTML
9 4 (16.00%) CSS
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) User Stories
9 4 (16.00%) Docker

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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Azure
2 1 (4.00%) AWS
2 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) git-flow
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) FishEye
5 1 (4.00%) Gatling
5 1 (4.00%) Geb
5 1 (4.00%) GitLab
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) Spock
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 21 (84.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Spring
2 9 (36.00%) RESTful
2 9 (36.00%) Spring Boot
3 7 (28.00%) JSON
4 6 (24.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) Kafka
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) Middleware
6 4 (16.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) OAuth
7 3 (12.00%) Spring Integration
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) Java EE 5
8 2 (8.00%) OpenID
8 2 (8.00%) PostGIS
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Microservices
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 5 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) OOD
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) ES6
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Ariba
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat