Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 February 2020 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 110 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 -34 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 8 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.67% 0.46% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 1.38% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +33.33%
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £39.64 -
% change year-on-year +16.04% - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 575 652 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.00% 33.61% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 419 254
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £368 £338 £310
90th Percentile £538 £638 £600
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.51 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £35.00 £38.47 £26.25
90th Percentile £46.63 £49.80 £42.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.50%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Wiltshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Wiltshire

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
Swindon +25 11 £410 -8.89%
Java 8
South West

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (100.00%) REST
1 11 (100.00%) Docker
1 11 (100.00%) Microservices
2 9 (81.82%) Bitbucket
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Atlassian
2 9 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 8 (72.73%) Vue.js
3 8 (72.73%) GraphQL
4 6 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (54.55%) Web Development
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
6 4 (36.36%) AWS
6 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) Serverless
7 3 (27.27%) Kanban

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
1 9 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
2 9 (81.82%) Bitbucket
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
2 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) REST
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (72.73%) GraphQL
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) Vue.js
3 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Atlassian
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle