Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 59 74
Rank change year-on-year -34 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 8 11 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.76% 2.62% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 7.91% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £463 £466 £411
90th Percentile £488 £569 £615
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 544 531 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.78% 33.10% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 333 270
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.30% +8.07%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £265
90th Percentile £550 £556 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +11.11% -33.33%
10th Percentile £35.53 £12.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.63 £54.00 £51.74
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +9.41% +12.58% -5.03%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Hertfordshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Hertfordshire

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Watford -19 8 £475 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 - 1
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Spring Boot
2 10 (90.91%) Microservices
3 8 (72.73%) REST
3 8 (72.73%) Java EE
4 7 (63.64%) JAX-RS
4 7 (63.64%) Apache Solr
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (63.64%) Google
4 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
4 7 (63.64%) JPA
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 7 (63.64%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) JDBC
4 7 (63.64%) JSP
4 7 (63.64%) Servlets
4 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
4 7 (63.64%) JMS
4 7 (63.64%) git-flow
4 7 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Ant

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (63.64%) Apache Solr
1 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Jetty
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) git-flow
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Gatling
4 1 (9.09%) Geb
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) GitLab
4 1 (9.09%) gulp
4 1 (9.09%) JBehave
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Spock
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Middleware Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Middleware Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
1 10 (90.91%) Spring Boot
2 8 (72.73%) Java EE
2 8 (72.73%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) JAX-RS
3 7 (63.64%) JDBC
3 7 (63.64%) JMS
3 7 (63.64%) JPA
3 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 7 (63.64%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
5 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (9.09%) Guice
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Kafka
5 1 (9.09%) OAuth
5 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Microservices
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) SDET
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) ES6
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle