Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 81 77
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 +22
Contract jobs citing Java 8 38 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.34% 1.46% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.85% 3.80% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £538 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - +35.48%
10th Percentile £505 £381 £314
90th Percentile £569 £588 £564
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 555 605 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.11% 38.51% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 320 289
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £251 £280 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 28
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.15 £49.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.35% -65.52% +49.62%
10th Percentile £15.90 £13.65 £27.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £54.35
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 13 £563 +7.14% 2
Watford -2 5 £538 +13.16% 5
Hitchin - 5 £510 -
St Albans - 2 £538 - 2
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (97.37%) TDD
3 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (76.32%) Microservices
5 22 (57.89%) AngularJS
6 21 (55.26%) Scrum
7 17 (44.74%) Spring
7 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
8 16 (42.11%) Kanban
8 16 (42.11%) Spring Boot
8 16 (42.11%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (39.47%) REST
10 12 (31.58%) BDD
10 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
10 12 (31.58%) JIRA
10 12 (31.58%) Finance
10 12 (31.58%) CSS
10 12 (31.58%) Dropwizard
10 12 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
11 10 (26.32%) DevOps
11 10 (26.32%) SOAP
11 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
12 9 (23.68%) MVC
12 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (23.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (18.42%) CSS3
13 7 (18.42%) Oracle
13 7 (18.42%) JavaScript

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 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 12 (31.58%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) gulp
4 4 (10.53%) Grunt
4 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Gatling
6 1 (2.63%) Geb
6 1 (2.63%) GitLab
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) Spock
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
1 36 (94.74%) Java Developer
2 19 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 19 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Angular Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Backend Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) AngularJS
2 17 (44.74%) Spring
3 16 (42.11%) Spring Boot
4 15 (39.47%) REST
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) Dropwizard
6 10 (26.32%) SOAP
7 7 (18.42%) CSS3
8 6 (15.79%) Angular 2
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) HTML
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
9 5 (13.16%) Spring MVC
10 4 (10.53%) Hystrix
10 4 (10.53%) React
10 4 (10.53%) Scalatra
11 3 (7.89%) Play Framework
12 2 (5.26%) Kafka
12 2 (5.26%) RESTful
13 1 (2.63%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (76.32%) Microservices
4 21 (55.26%) Scrum
5 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (42.11%) Kanban
7 12 (31.58%) BDD
7 12 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 10 (26.32%) DevOps
8 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
9 9 (23.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (23.68%) MVC
10 5 (13.16%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
10 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
11 4 (10.53%) SOA
11 4 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Groovy
4 1 (2.63%) ES6
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
4 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) New Relic