The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Contract jobs citing Java 30 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.95% 13.15% 6.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.11% 23.03% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 14
Median daily rate £406 £500 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +40.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 157 165 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 57.30% 57.09% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 99 117
Median daily rate £350 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +35.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in East Sussex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in East Sussex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in East Sussex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in East Sussex

Java
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 in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in East Sussex

Java
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 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Brighton -3 22 £330 -37.14% 6
Hove -3 9 £475 +36.20%
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Java.

1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
4 13 (27.66%) Web Services
4 13 (27.66%) TDD
5 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (25.53%) Web Development
5 12 (25.53%) SOAP
5 12 (25.53%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 11 (23.40%) Linux
6 11 (23.40%) REST
7 10 (21.28%) Gradle
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
9 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.02%) TestNG
9 8 (17.02%) JIRA
9 8 (17.02%) Maven
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) BDD
10 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.89%) Spring
10 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (12.77%) RESTful
11 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
11 6 (12.77%) Confluence
11 6 (12.77%) Mockito

Java
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 6 (12.77%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (10.64%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) MQTT
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) Big Data
4 5 (10.64%) Lumira
5 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.13%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Gradle
2 8 (17.02%) JIRA
2 8 (17.02%) Maven
2 8 (17.02%) TestNG
3 6 (12.77%) Bitbucket
3 6 (12.77%) Checkstyle
3 6 (12.77%) Cobertura
3 6 (12.77%) FindBugs
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) JUnit
3 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
3 6 (12.77%) Mockito
3 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) Subversion
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Database Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.26%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) SAS Developer
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Web Services
2 12 (25.53%) SOAP
3 11 (23.40%) REST
4 7 (14.89%) Spring
5 6 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (12.77%) RESTful
5 6 (12.77%) Spring Boot
5 6 (12.77%) Spring Cloud
5 6 (12.77%) Spring Integration
5 6 (12.77%) Spring Security
5 6 (12.77%) Zuul
6 4 (8.51%) .NET
6 4 (8.51%) Node.js
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.13%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) LAMP
8 1 (2.13%) Middleware
8 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) MVS
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Debian
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) Web Development
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
6 8 (17.02%) BDD
6 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
9 5 (10.64%) Analytics
9 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Open Source
9 5 (10.64%) Predictive Analytics
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
12 2 (4.26%) Prototyping
12 2 (4.26%) Rapid Prototyping
12 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
13 1 (2.13%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.26%) R
5 2 (4.26%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Varnish
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Consul
1 6 (12.77%) Prometheus
1 6 (12.77%) Terraform
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Grafana
2 1 (2.13%) Icinga
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) Tableau
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Juniper
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
Brighton, East Sussex
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