Period
to 18 January 2020

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 January 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 71 68
Contract jobs citing Java 8 0 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 1.65% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.10% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 32
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £515 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.90% -
East of England median daily rate £350 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 442 471 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.96% 32.44% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 289 318
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £300
90th Percentile £574 £556 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £413
% change year-on-year -2.30% +5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +157.14% -63.16%
10th Percentile £29.35 £18.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.45 £52.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year - +11.80% -4.96%

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