Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 48 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 28 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.51% 1.75% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 5.65% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.90% -
10th Percentile £333 £306 £381
90th Percentile £519 £475 £394
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% -
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 341 230 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 42.73% 31.00% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 151 161
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £275
90th Percentile £523 £550 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +108.72% +186.84%
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £25.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £76.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% +20.51% +56.00%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +4 23 £463 +37.04%
Java 8
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 28 (100.00%) Spring
2 27 (96.43%) Java
3 25 (89.29%) Spring Boot
4 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (85.71%) Microservices
5 21 (75.00%) Maven
5 21 (75.00%) Hibernate
6 20 (71.43%) TDD
6 20 (71.43%) OO
7 18 (64.29%) RESTful
8 9 (32.14%) JUnit
9 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) Gradle
10 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
10 6 (21.43%) Docker
10 6 (21.43%) RAML
10 6 (21.43%) WireMock
10 6 (21.43%) Java 9
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
12 3 (10.71%) J2EE
12 3 (10.71%) SOAP
12 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
13 2 (7.14%) JProfiler
13 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 2 (7.14%) jQuery
13 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 2 (7.14%) JSON
13 2 (7.14%) Ajax

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 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Maven
2 9 (32.14%) JUnit
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (28.57%) Gradle
4 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
6 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) JProfiler
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) Mockito
7 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Java Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Backend Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Designer
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) Spring
2 25 (89.29%) Spring Boot
3 21 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 18 (64.29%) RESTful
5 6 (21.43%) RAML
5 6 (21.43%) WireMock
6 3 (10.71%) J2EE
6 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) JPA
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
8 1 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.57%) Java EE
8 1 (3.57%) PowerMock
8 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (85.71%) Microservices
2 20 (71.43%) OO
2 20 (71.43%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.14%) RAD
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (3.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) Java 9
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Perforce
2 1 (3.57%) Capita
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle