Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Java 9 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 9 over the 6 months to 19 July 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 9
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 808 833 837
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Java 9 39 64 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.062% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.14% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 1
UK median daily rate £538 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +70.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £528 £513 £300
% change year-on-year +2.93% +70.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java 9 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,667 45,294 39,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.57% 43.78% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,467 31,703 27,148
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +4.17% +4.47%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 792 807
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% - +9.33%
10th Percentile £20.31 £16.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.63 £42.00
% change year-on-year +7.08% -3.27% +12.00%

Java 9
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Java 9 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 9.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 9 over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 9 in the UK

Java 9
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 9 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 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
England +35 38 £538 +4.88% 2
London +56 31 £575 +12.20% 2
UK excluding London -31 8 £528 +2.93%
South East +14 5 £538 +4.88%
East of England +11 2 £525 -
Wales - 1 £363 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java 9 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 with a requirement for Java 9.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) Spring
3 25 (64.10%) TDD
4 24 (61.54%) Docker
5 23 (58.97%) Spring Boot
5 23 (58.97%) Java 8
6 22 (56.41%) Maven
7 21 (53.85%) Gradle
7 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
8 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
8 19 (48.72%) Node.js
9 17 (43.59%) SQL
9 17 (43.59%) React
10 16 (41.03%) JMS
11 15 (38.46%) REST
11 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 13 (33.33%) Kubernetes
12 13 (33.33%) Kotlin
13 12 (30.77%) GitHub
13 12 (30.77%) DevOps
13 12 (30.77%) Microservices
13 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (30.77%) BDD
14 11 (28.21%) J2EE
14 11 (28.21%) HTML
14 11 (28.21%) SonarQube
14 11 (28.21%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery

Java 9
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
1 4 (10.26%) ColdFusion
1 4 (10.26%) Confluence
1 4 (10.26%) Jetty
2 3 (7.69%) Magnolia
3 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.13%) Mule
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.77%) GitHub
3 7 (17.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (10.26%) Datadog
4 4 (10.26%) Heroku
5 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.13%) Serverless
6 1 (2.56%) Apigee
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) FTP
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.26%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Maven
2 21 (53.85%) Gradle
2 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
4 11 (28.21%) SonarQube
4 11 (28.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
6 5 (12.82%) Babel
7 4 (10.26%) GoCD
7 4 (10.26%) IntelliJ
7 4 (10.26%) JIRA
8 3 (7.69%) Selenium
9 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.56%) JUnit
9 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Technical Leader
4 6 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) AWS Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Scala Developer
7 3 (7.69%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) Spring
2 23 (58.97%) Spring Boot
3 19 (48.72%) Node.js
4 17 (43.59%) React
5 16 (41.03%) JMS
6 15 (38.46%) REST
7 11 (28.21%) HTML
7 11 (28.21%) J2EE
8 8 (20.51%) JSON
9 6 (15.38%) Kafka
10 5 (12.82%) CSS
10 5 (12.82%) CSS3
10 5 (12.82%) HTML5
10 5 (12.82%) Lambda Expressions
10 5 (12.82%) Redux
10 5 (12.82%) RESTful
11 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (10.26%) Java SE
11 4 (10.26%) LAMP
11 4 (10.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.26%) iPad
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) User Experience
5 2 (5.13%) Derivative
5 2 (5.13%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) TDD
3 12 (30.77%) BDD
3 12 (30.77%) DevOps
3 12 (30.77%) Microservices
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (23.08%) Coaching
5 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 9 (23.08%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) SOLID
8 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (12.82%) Refactoring
8 5 (12.82%) SOA
8 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) Java 8
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (33.33%) Kotlin
5 8 (20.51%) Scala
6 5 (12.82%) ES6
6 5 (12.82%) Python
7 4 (10.26%) Perl
7 4 (10.26%) PHP
7 4 (10.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (17.95%) Terraform
3 4 (10.26%) Graphite
3 4 (10.26%) Kibana
3 4 (10.26%) logstash
3 4 (10.26%) Nagios
3 4 (10.26%) StatsD
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Istio
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Google
3 4 (10.26%) New Relic
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Talend
4 2 (5.13%) WSO2