Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 54 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.25% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.01% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 54 1 0
Southampton median daily rate £513 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +10.81% -2.63% -
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 284 176 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 53.89% 37.21% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 100 88
Southampton median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £338 £253 £218
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £45.39 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% +17.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39.90 £42.05 £12.31
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.87 £43.13
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £44.12 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.39% +3.80% +13.33%

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 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (100.00%) TDD
2 50 (92.59%) Spring
2 50 (92.59%) Maven
2 50 (92.59%) Hibernate
2 50 (92.59%) RESTful
2 50 (92.59%) Microservices
2 50 (92.59%) Spring Boot
3 47 (87.04%) Docker
3 47 (87.04%) MongoDB
3 47 (87.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 47 (87.04%) NoSQL
4 45 (83.33%) Jenkins
5 42 (77.78%) Play Framework
5 42 (77.78%) BDD
5 42 (77.78%) Couchbase
5 42 (77.78%) Scala
5 42 (77.78%) Java 9
5 42 (77.78%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (77.78%) REST
5 42 (77.78%) Spring MVC
5 42 (77.78%) Git (software)
5 42 (77.78%) Games
5 42 (77.78%) MVC
5 42 (77.78%) Web Services
5 42 (77.78%) MQSeries
5 42 (77.78%) JMS
6 5 (9.26%) Redis
6 5 (9.26%) Riak

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 42 (77.78%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (87.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 47 (87.04%) MongoDB
1 47 (87.04%) NoSQL
2 42 (77.78%) Couchbase
3 5 (9.26%) Redis
3 5 (9.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 50 (92.59%) Maven
2 45 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 42 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (77.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (100.00%) Developer
1 54 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 5 (9.26%) AWS Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Architect
5 1 (1.85%) AWS Architect
5 1 (1.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (1.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (92.59%) Hibernate
1 50 (92.59%) RESTful
1 50 (92.59%) Spring
1 50 (92.59%) Spring Boot
2 42 (77.78%) JMS
2 42 (77.78%) Play Framework
2 42 (77.78%) REST
2 42 (77.78%) Spring MVC
2 42 (77.78%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (77.78%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (100.00%) TDD
2 50 (92.59%) Microservices
3 42 (77.78%) BDD
3 42 (77.78%) MVC
4 5 (9.26%) DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) ETL
6 3 (5.56%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (77.78%) Java 9
2 42 (77.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (87.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
1 5 (9.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Talend
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle