Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 42 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.88% 0.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.34% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 43 1 0
Southampton median daily rate £513 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £400 £525
% change year-on-year +28.13% -23.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 257 174 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 54.33% 37.42% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 97 93
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +0.36%
10th Percentile £338 £270 £208
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £45.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £39.45 £42.00 £21.78
90th Percentile £43.55 £51.25 £43.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +7.95%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 42 (100.00%) Java
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (100.00%) TDD
2 38 (90.48%) Hibernate
2 38 (90.48%) RESTful
2 38 (90.48%) Microservices
3 36 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 36 (85.71%) Spring Boot
3 36 (85.71%) Spring
3 36 (85.71%) Maven
4 35 (83.33%) JMS
4 35 (83.33%) Docker
4 35 (83.33%) MongoDB
5 33 (78.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 33 (78.57%) NoSQL
5 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
5 33 (78.57%) Games
5 33 (78.57%) BDD
5 33 (78.57%) REST
5 33 (78.57%) Couchbase
5 33 (78.57%) Java 9
5 33 (78.57%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (78.57%) Play Framework
5 33 (78.57%) MQSeries
5 33 (78.57%) MVC
5 33 (78.57%) Web Services
5 33 (78.57%) Scala
5 33 (78.57%) Spring MVC
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) WebLogic

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 33 (78.57%) MQSeries
2 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 33 (78.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 33 (78.57%) Couchbase
2 33 (78.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 36 (85.71%) Maven
2 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Mockito
4 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (78.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
1 42 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
2 4 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
2 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) Hibernate
1 38 (90.48%) RESTful
2 36 (85.71%) Spring
2 36 (85.71%) Spring Boot
3 35 (83.33%) JMS
4 33 (78.57%) Play Framework
4 33 (78.57%) REST
4 33 (78.57%) Spring MVC
4 33 (78.57%) Web Services
5 3 (7.14%) React
6 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.76%) Kafka
6 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (78.57%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (100.00%) TDD
2 38 (90.48%) Microservices
3 33 (78.57%) BDD
3 33 (78.57%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) ETL
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) Kanban
6 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (78.57%) Java 9
2 33 (78.57%) Scala
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (83.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Talend
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle