Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 66 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +34
Contract jobs citing Java 8 23 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.61% 2.19% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.89% 5.76% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 35
Hertfordshire median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +35.48%
10th Percentile £501 £384 £345
90th Percentile £572 £569 £663
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 - - -

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 470 590 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.98% 38.06% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 317 310
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £556 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +4.19% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -45.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18.85 £10.63 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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
Welwyn Garden City -8 6 £563 +7.14% 1
Hitchin - 5 £510 -
Watford +4 3 £600 +41.18% 2
Java 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
3 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (82.61%) Microservices
5 16 (69.57%) AngularJS
6 14 (60.87%) Spring
6 14 (60.87%) Spring Boot
7 13 (56.52%) Scrum
8 12 (52.17%) Finance
8 12 (52.17%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
10 10 (43.48%) REST
11 8 (34.78%) JIRA
11 8 (34.78%) Kanban
12 7 (30.43%) MVC
12 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
12 7 (30.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (26.09%) Angular 2
13 6 (26.09%) Dropwizard
13 6 (26.09%) CSS
13 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (26.09%) BDD
14 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
14 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
14 5 (21.74%) SOAP
14 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
15 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (17.39%) Docker
15 4 (17.39%) DevOps
15 4 (17.39%) Web Services

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 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) gulp
5 2 (8.70%) Grunt
5 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.70%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Gatling
6 1 (4.35%) Geb
6 1 (4.35%) GitLab
6 1 (4.35%) Gradle
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) Spock
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
1 21 (91.30%) Java Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Senior Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Angular Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Backend Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) AngularJS
2 14 (60.87%) Spring
2 14 (60.87%) Spring Boot
3 10 (43.48%) REST
4 6 (26.09%) Angular 2
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) Dropwizard
5 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 2 (8.70%) Hystrix
8 2 (8.70%) Kafka
8 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
8 2 (8.70%) React
8 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 2 (8.70%) Scalatra
9 1 (4.35%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (82.61%) Microservices
4 13 (56.52%) Scrum
5 8 (34.78%) Kanban
6 7 (30.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (30.43%) MVC
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
10 2 (8.70%) SOA
10 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
10 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) ES6
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) New Relic