Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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 SE 8
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 69 87
Rank change year-on-year -18 +18 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 8 17 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.59% 2.31% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 6.65% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 1
West Sussex median daily rate £500 £480 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% -14.55%
South East median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 512 346 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 47.81% 34.81% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 207 234
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £301 £298 £265
90th Percentile £540 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £44.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.63% +17.83%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +6.49%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in West Sussex

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in West Sussex

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in West Sussex

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Worthing -23 8 £500 +4.17% 1
Crawley +7 5 £500 +6.38%
Gatwick -4 2 £375 -21.05%
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
6 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) JMS
7 6 (35.29%) SOAP
7 6 (35.29%) REST
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
8 5 (29.41%) Coaching
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) JPA
8 5 (29.41%) JSON
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
9 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Unix
9 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Microservices
9 4 (23.53%) Docker
9 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 4 (23.53%) Spring Boot
10 3 (17.65%) EclipseLink
10 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Gradle
10 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Magnolia
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.88%) Route 53
3 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Spanner
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Gradle
3 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Liquibase
4 2 (11.76%) Mockito
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
1 14 (82.35%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Messaging Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SOA Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
4 6 (35.29%) JMS
4 6 (35.29%) REST
4 6 (35.29%) SOAP
5 5 (29.41%) JPA
5 5 (29.41%) JSON
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (23.53%) Spring Boot
7 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
7 3 (17.65%) EclipseLink
7 3 (17.65%) EJB
7 3 (17.65%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (17.65%) Node.js
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (17.65%) RESTful
7 3 (17.65%) XSD
7 3 (17.65%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Microservices
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Packer
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Kony
3 1 (5.88%) WSO2