Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 19 January 2021 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 of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 140 113
Rank change year-on-year +56 -27 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 8 106 132 244
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North of England 2.49% 1.47% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 3.89% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 119 196
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £288 £400 £400
90th Percentile £550 £600 £548
England median daily rate £500 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.33% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £58.00 £46.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year +26.09% -1.60% -

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,581 3,392 4,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 37.08% 37.67% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,104 2,425 3,369
Median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £300
90th Percentile £558 £575 £550
England median daily rate £483 £488 £480
% change year-on-year -1.03% +1.56% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 71 98
Median hourly rate £23.43 £24.37 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% -29.08% -14.09%
10th Percentile £11.75 £13.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £53.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in the North of England

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in the North of England.

Daily rate trend for Java 8 in the North of England

Java 8
Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Java 8 in the North of England

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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
Yorkshire +46 78 £450 -14.29% 5
North West +37 17 £450 -2.70% 14
North East +37 11 £450 +22.45% 3
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 of England region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (76.42%) Jenkins
3 80 (75.47%) Maven
4 78 (73.58%) Git (software)
5 73 (68.87%) Spring Boot
6 72 (67.92%) Node.js
7 70 (66.04%) Test Automation
7 70 (66.04%) React
8 69 (65.09%) Spring
8 69 (65.09%) Scrum
9 68 (64.15%) GitHub
10 63 (59.43%) Kanban
11 62 (58.49%) Confluence
11 62 (58.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 61 (57.55%) Slack
12 61 (57.55%) JIRA
13 47 (44.34%) REST
14 44 (41.51%) JSON
15 43 (40.57%) AWS
16 42 (39.62%) Android
16 42 (39.62%) Kotlin
16 42 (39.62%) Mobile App
16 42 (39.62%) Android Development
16 42 (39.62%) Android Studio
17 41 (38.68%) Docker
18 40 (37.74%) Pair Programming
19 39 (36.79%) Splunk
19 39 (36.79%) AppDynamics
20 38 (35.85%) iOS Development

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 62 (58.49%) Confluence
2 24 (22.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 23 (21.70%) Mule
4 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.94%) Jetty
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 68 (64.15%) GitHub
2 61 (57.55%) Slack
3 43 (40.57%) AWS
4 23 (21.70%) IaaS
4 23 (21.70%) PaaS
5 19 (17.92%) Azure
6 2 (1.89%) GCP
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.94%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) NAS
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (76.42%) Jenkins
2 80 (75.47%) Maven
3 78 (73.58%) Git (software)
4 62 (58.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 61 (57.55%) JIRA
6 42 (39.62%) Android Studio
7 38 (35.85%) CocoaPods
7 38 (35.85%) Xcode
8 34 (32.08%) JUnit
9 27 (25.47%) IntelliJ
9 27 (25.47%) Mockito
10 7 (6.60%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.72%) GitLab
12 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.77%) git-flow
12 4 (3.77%) JMeter
13 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.94%) Gradle
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Banking
3 9 (8.49%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Developer
2 35 (33.02%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (12.26%) iOS Developer
5 5 (4.72%) Technical Leader
6 4 (3.77%) Android Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Applications Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Lead Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (2.83%) React Developer
7 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (1.89%) HTML Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Java Engineer
8 2 (1.89%) Mobile Engineer
8 2 (1.89%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Senior Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (1.89%) Software Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (68.87%) Spring Boot
2 72 (67.92%) Node.js
3 70 (66.04%) React
4 69 (65.09%) Spring
5 47 (44.34%) REST
6 44 (41.51%) JSON
7 25 (23.58%) WireMock
8 7 (6.60%) Guice
9 6 (5.66%) HTML
10 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.72%) CSS
10 5 (4.72%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.72%) jQuery
11 4 (3.77%) .NET
11 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.77%) Dropwizard
11 4 (3.77%) Handlebars
11 4 (3.77%) hapi
11 4 (3.77%) React Native
11 4 (3.77%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (39.62%) Mobile App
2 35 (33.02%) User Experience
3 4 (3.77%) IVR
4 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.62%) Android
2 38 (35.85%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.43%) Linux
3 10 (9.43%) Unix
4 7 (6.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (66.04%) Test Automation
3 69 (65.09%) Scrum
4 63 (59.43%) Kanban
5 42 (39.62%) Android Development
6 40 (37.74%) Pair Programming
7 38 (35.85%) iOS Development
8 35 (33.02%) Lean UX
9 33 (31.13%) Microservices
10 30 (28.30%) TDD
11 28 (26.42%) BDD
12 26 (24.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 25 (23.58%) Data Engineering
14 23 (21.70%) DevOps
15 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (12.26%) Portfolio Management
18 12 (11.32%) API Development
18 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
19 11 (10.38%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (39.62%) Kotlin
3 38 (35.85%) Apple Swift
4 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
5 27 (25.47%) Python
6 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.89%) SQL
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 41 (38.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (30.19%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.89%) Ansible
2 2 (1.89%) Terraform
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) AppDynamics
1 39 (36.79%) Splunk
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle
3 2 (1.89%) BEA
3 2 (1.89%) Cadence
3 2 (1.89%) Informatica
3 2 (1.89%) webMethods
3 2 (1.89%) WSO2
4 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.94%) SAP