Period
to 20 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.38% 5.75% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 6.01% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 20
East Sussex median daily rate £433 £575 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.78% +84.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £381 £308 £246
90th Percentile £538 £613 £441
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -13.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Sussex
Contract vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 602 516 424
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.73% 95.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 358 247
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £281 £159 £213
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 21
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -15.63% -13.51%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.20 £11.33
90th Percentile £54.71 £45.00 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -9.09%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

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 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 February 2019. 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
Brighton -10 26 £440 -23.48% 9
Hove -5 1 £425 -26.09% 3
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Spring
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) Microservices
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Fintech
6 8 (29.63%) REST
7 7 (25.93%) HTML
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 7 (25.93%) Web Development
7 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.93%) RESTful
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) MVC
10 4 (14.81%) HTTP
10 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.81%) Web Design
10 4 (14.81%) JUnit
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) Guice
10 4 (14.81%) OWASP
10 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
10 4 (14.81%) Django

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 4 (14.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.70%) Liquibase
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) REST
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) Django
5 4 (14.81%) Guice
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
5 4 (14.81%) React
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
6 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 2 (7.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Fintech
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Microservices
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) OWASP
6 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Web Design
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
3 4 (14.81%) Scala
4 3 (11.11%) Java 8
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Appcelerator
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat