Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 13 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
England > North East
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 98 143
Rank change year-on-year +23 +45 -28
Contract jobs citing Java 8 30 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.37% 0.65% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 1.96% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 22
North East median daily rate £400 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -5.77% +3.00%
10th Percentile £325 £406 £313
90th Percentile £474 £419 £475
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.29 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -19.40% -5.00% -

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 485 408 1,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.25% 33.14% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 268 745
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £256
90th Percentile £550 £538 £501
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 39
North East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +37.80% +63.28%
10th Percentile £24.60 £23.70 £25.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.35 £38.20
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +6.67% +1.35%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the North East

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in the North East

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in the North East over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in the North East

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 13 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
Tyne and Wear +4 15 £419 +1.52% 6
Durham - 15 £400 - 2
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 North East region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (86.67%) Spring
3 21 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (60.00%) JIRA
4 18 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (60.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
6 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
6 16 (53.33%) JPA
7 14 (46.67%) Oracle
7 14 (46.67%) Apache
7 14 (46.67%) Gradle
8 13 (43.33%) Kafka
8 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
9 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (36.67%) Apache Camel
10 11 (36.67%) Microservices
11 9 (30.00%) Liquibase
12 7 (23.33%) TDD
12 7 (23.33%) Web Services
12 7 (23.33%) Project Management
13 6 (20.00%) JUnit
13 6 (20.00%) Spring Boot
14 5 (16.67%) REST
14 5 (16.67%) SQL
14 5 (16.67%) Maven
15 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (13.33%) JSON
15 4 (13.33%) SOAP

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (60.00%) JIRA
3 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
4 14 (46.67%) Gradle
5 9 (30.00%) Liquibase
6 6 (20.00%) JUnit
7 5 (16.67%) Maven
8 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.67%) GitLab
8 2 (6.67%) Hamcrest
8 2 (6.67%) Selenium
8 2 (6.67%) Subversion
9 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.33%) FindBugs
9 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 26 (86.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Backend Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Transformation
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) Spring
2 18 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
3 16 (53.33%) JPA
4 13 (43.33%) Kafka
5 11 (36.67%) Apache Camel
6 7 (23.33%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) Spring Boot
8 5 (16.67%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) JSON
9 4 (13.33%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) SOAP
9 4 (13.33%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) HTML
11 2 (6.67%) CSS
11 2 (6.67%) Node.js
11 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
11 2 (6.67%) XSD
11 2 (6.67%) XSL
11 2 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Microservices
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) SOLID
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) XPath
3 2 (6.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter