The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 25 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.72% 1.10% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.12% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £340 £431 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.15% +41.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 179 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 94.24% 98.90% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 116 125
Median daily rate £350 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.68% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Brighton

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Brighton

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) Maven
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
5 9 (64.29%) Linux
5 9 (64.29%) Hibernate
6 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
6 8 (57.14%) J2EE
6 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
7 7 (50.00%) Jetty
7 7 (50.00%) JPA
7 7 (50.00%) XML
7 7 (50.00%) HTML
7 7 (50.00%) SQL
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle
8 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (42.86%) Web Development
9 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
9 5 (35.71%) TestNG
9 5 (35.71%) SQLite
9 5 (35.71%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (35.71%) MVC
9 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (35.71%) JUnit
9 5 (35.71%) Unix
9 5 (35.71%) MySQL
10 4 (28.57%) CSS
10 4 (28.57%) Web Services
11 3 (21.43%) PHP
11 3 (21.43%) AngularJS

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (50.00%) Jetty
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQLite
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) TestNG
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Spring
2 9 (64.29%) Hibernate
3 8 (57.14%) J2EE
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) JPA
4 7 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) Lucene
9 1 (7.14%) EclipseLink
9 1 (7.14%) EJB
9 1 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (7.14%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) Servlets
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP
9 1 (7.14%) XSD
9 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle