The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 24 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.15% 5.95% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.46% 14.12% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 4
Average daily rate
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£394 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
166 177 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 42.56% 42.14% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 85 63
Average daily rate £335 £334 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 3
Average hourly rate £18.68 £19.91 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -48.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Java
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the East Sussex region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the East Sussex region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Java
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +1 19 £394 +1.61% 2
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (22.50%) MySQL
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Spring
7 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
7 7 (17.50%) Maven
7 7 (17.50%) JUnit
8 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (15.00%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (15.00%) Struts
8 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 6 (15.00%) Selenium
8 6 (15.00%) Atlassian
8 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (15.00%) REST
9 5 (12.50%) QA
9 5 (12.50%) JIRA
9 5 (12.50%) TestNG
9 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) IntelliJ
9 5 (12.50%) Apache
10 4 (10.00%) Ant
10 4 (10.00%) SOAP
10 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.00%) XQuery
10 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Jetty
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.50%) JUnit
2 7 (17.50%) Maven
3 6 (15.00%) Selenium
3 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (12.50%) TestNG
4 5 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) DbUnit
5 4 (10.00%) Ant
5 4 (10.00%) Liquibase
5 4 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (7.50%) Firebug
6 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
1 8 (20.00%) Spring
2 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (15.00%) Struts
3 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (15.00%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) SOAP
4 4 (10.00%) Lucene
4 4 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) XSLT
5 3 (7.50%) JNI
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (15.00%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) ETL Development
7 2 (5.00%) Web Development
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) ERD
7 2 (5.00%) Content Management
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) XQuery
2 4 (10.00%) XPath
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (10.00%) Infobright
2 4 (10.00%) Talend
3 1 (2.50%) Sencha
3 1 (2.50%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Siebel
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Google