The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 29 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.

Java Developer
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.29% 0.66% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 0.66% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £340 £431 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.15% +32.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £376 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £486 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +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 East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 205 301 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 94.04% 99.01% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 201 155
Median daily rate £350 £342 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +3.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 21
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in East Sussex

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in East Sussex

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in East Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in East Sussex

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in East Sussex

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hove - 2 £398 -
Uckfield - 2 £235 -
Brighton +3 1 £340 -21.15% 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Sussex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Spring
3 10 (66.67%) Maven
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Web Development
5 7 (46.67%) J2EE
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) JUnit
6 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (40.00%) JPA
6 6 (40.00%) TestNG
7 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (26.67%) Jetty
8 4 (26.67%) SQLite
8 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (20.00%) Subversion

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) Jetty
3 2 (13.33%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQLite
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) JUnit
3 6 (40.00%) TestNG
4 3 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (13.33%) Checkstyle
5 2 (13.33%) Cobertura
5 2 (13.33%) FindBugs
5 2 (13.33%) Gradle
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (13.33%) Mockito
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (40.00%) JPA
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Cloud
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Security
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.67%) EJB
8 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) C#
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Consul
1 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle