Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 21 August 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 8 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.52% 5.98% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 11.36% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 1
Southampton median daily rate £600 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £466 £494 £513
90th Percentile £650 £575 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £513 £531
% change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +27.78% - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 220 273 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 41.67% 52.70% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 195 92
Southampton median daily rate £450 £475 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +32.87% +10.00%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £276
90th Percentile £588 £575 £562
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Southampton median hourly rate £50.00 £43.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.61% +232.69% -
10th Percentile £37.23 £28.88 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.50 £48.13 £13.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.39% -0.55% +1.19%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Southampton

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Southampton

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) Spring Boot
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) JBoss
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) JUnit
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Node.js
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (37.50%) React
5 3 (37.50%) webpack
5 3 (37.50%) Yarn
5 3 (37.50%) Public Sector

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Yarn
3 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) webpack
2 2 (25.00%) git-flow
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring Boot
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (12.50%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Talend