Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 September 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 45 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 30 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.55% 2.34% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 7.44% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £438 £410 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +4.13% -
10th Percentile £363 £310 £346
90th Percentile £523 £529 £421
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £410 £394
% change year-on-year +15.85% +4.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 360 215 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 42.65% 31.48% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 148 181
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £300
90th Percentile £515 £541 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.58% +186.84%
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £48.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -11.98% +17.79% +114.47%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Northamptonshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Northamptonshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Northamptonshire

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Northampton -7 26 £463 +12.80% 1
Java 8
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 29 (96.67%) Java
1 29 (96.67%) Spring
2 26 (86.67%) Spring Boot
3 25 (83.33%) Microservices
4 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (66.67%) Maven
6 19 (63.33%) TDD
6 19 (63.33%) Hibernate
6 19 (63.33%) OO
7 16 (53.33%) RESTful
8 13 (43.33%) JUnit
9 11 (36.67%) Gradle
9 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
10 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 9 (30.00%) Docker
11 9 (30.00%) RAML
11 9 (30.00%) WireMock
12 8 (26.67%) Java 9
13 6 (20.00%) Banking
14 4 (13.33%) Finance
14 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
14 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
15 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (10.00%) Java EE
15 3 (10.00%) Oracle
15 3 (10.00%) Ajax
16 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
16 2 (6.67%) Subversion
16 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
16 2 (6.67%) Perforce

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Maven
2 13 (43.33%) JUnit
3 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (36.67%) Gradle
4 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 2 (6.67%) JProfiler
6 2 (6.67%) LoadUI
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (6.67%) SOA Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Backend Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Designer
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) Spring
2 26 (86.67%) Spring Boot
3 19 (63.33%) Hibernate
4 16 (53.33%) RESTful
5 9 (30.00%) RAML
5 9 (30.00%) WireMock
6 3 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) Java EE
7 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.67%) JPA
8 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.33%) J2EE
8 1 (3.33%) jQuery
8 1 (3.33%) JSON
8 1 (3.33%) REST
8 1 (3.33%) SOAP
8 1 (3.33%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Microservices
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (63.33%) OO
3 19 (63.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.67%) Kanban
6 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.67%) RAD
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Java 9
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Perforce