Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 47 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 21 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.72% 2.05% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.47% 5.24% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £550 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £402 £330 £343
90th Percentile £638 £538 £423
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £450 £380
% change year-on-year +22.22% +18.42% -
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 281 248 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.35% 39.06% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 162 219
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £307 £270 £273
90th Percentile £556 £524 £551
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £368
% change year-on-year +4.52% +5.44% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £11.54 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.16% -26.71% -
10th Percentile £14.49 £10.29 £12.15
90th Percentile £15.46 £37.00 £35.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% +71.05%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 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
Northampton 0 16 £575 +39.39% 1
Java 8
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Spring
3 19 (90.48%) Maven
3 19 (90.48%) Microservices
4 17 (80.95%) Spring Boot
5 16 (76.19%) OO
5 16 (76.19%) TDD
6 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
7 14 (66.67%) Docker
8 9 (42.86%) DevOps
8 9 (42.86%) Terraform
9 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
10 5 (23.81%) RESTful
10 5 (23.81%) JUnit
11 4 (19.05%) Oracle
11 4 (19.05%) Java EE
12 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
13 2 (9.52%) BDD
13 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
13 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
13 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
13 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
13 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
13 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (9.52%) LoadUI
13 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
13 2 (9.52%) Selenium
13 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration

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 (9.52%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Maven
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) LoadUI
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
1 19 (90.48%) Java Developer
2 11 (52.38%) AWS Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SOA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) Spring
2 17 (80.95%) Spring Boot
3 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 5 (23.81%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.76%) RAML
7 1 (4.76%) WireMock
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Microservices
3 16 (76.19%) OO
3 16 (76.19%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Terraform
2 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle