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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 30 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 11 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.47% 5.00% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.53% 12.28% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £288 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £338 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
129 114 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 40.69% 40.71% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 65 36
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.38 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.77% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -5 7 £420 +20.00% 15
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (70.00%) Spring
2 17 (56.67%) Hibernate
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
6 10 (33.33%) Subversion
7 9 (30.00%) Servlets
7 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
7 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) JPA
8 8 (26.67%) J2EE
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (26.67%) MVC
9 7 (23.33%) N-Tier
9 7 (23.33%) JUnit
9 7 (23.33%) QA
9 7 (23.33%) Selenium
10 6 (20.00%) jQuery
10 6 (20.00%) Maven
10 6 (20.00%) Java EE
10 6 (20.00%) XPath
10 6 (20.00%) XQuery
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) XSLT
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 5 (16.67%) Project Management
11 5 (16.67%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.33%) Jetty
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) MarkLogic
2 2 (6.67%) BaseX
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Subversion
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Selenium
3 7 (23.33%) JUnit
4 6 (20.00%) Maven
5 4 (13.33%) TestNG
5 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.33%) Ant
8 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.33%) jMock
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Software Release Manager
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Spring
2 17 (56.67%) Hibernate
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) Servlets
5 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
6 8 (26.67%) JPA
6 8 (26.67%) J2EE
7 6 (20.00%) Java EE
7 6 (20.00%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) XSLT
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) Struts
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) SOAP
9 3 (10.00%) RESTful
10 2 (6.67%) REST
11 1 (3.33%) CSS3
11 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
11 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) Java Card
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) EMV
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) Web Development
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) XQuery
3 6 (20.00%) XPath
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) JPQL
4 1 (3.33%) HQL
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica