Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 83 89
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 30 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.76% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.92% 2.22% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 5
West Sussex median daily rate £483 £459 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% -3.37% -
10th Percentile £225 £329 £463
90th Percentile £570 £563 £631
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 507 360 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 46.73% 36.36% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 228 284
West Sussex median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +5.63% +9.59%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £263
90th Percentile £541 £530 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 15
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -1.04% +1.05%
10th Percentile £35.00 £41.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.93 £51.45 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -5 15 £485 +5.66%
Crawley - 4 £500 -
Gatwick - 3 £380 -
Burgess Hill - 2 - - 3
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Spring
3 17 (56.67%) REST
4 16 (53.33%) Spring Boot
4 16 (53.33%) Web Services
5 15 (50.00%) SOAP
5 15 (50.00%) JMS
6 14 (46.67%) Oracle
7 13 (43.33%) XML
7 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (43.33%) Microservices
8 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database
8 11 (36.67%) JPA
8 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
9 10 (33.33%) SOA
10 9 (30.00%) XSD
10 9 (30.00%) XSLT
10 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
10 9 (30.00%) EJB
10 9 (30.00%) EJB 3.0
10 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (26.67%) EclipseLink
11 8 (26.67%) MVC
12 7 (23.33%) DevOps
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (20.00%) Docker
13 6 (20.00%) Scrum
13 6 (20.00%) MySQL

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 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Confluence
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (3.33%) JBoss
6 1 (3.33%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 4 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Spanner
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) Gradle
4 3 (10.00%) Liquibase
4 3 (10.00%) Maven
4 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
1 24 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Junior
3 4 (13.33%) Junior Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Messaging Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) Spring
2 17 (56.67%) REST
3 16 (53.33%) Spring Boot
3 16 (53.33%) Web Services
4 15 (50.00%) JMS
4 15 (50.00%) SOAP
5 13 (43.33%) XML
6 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
6 11 (36.67%) JPA
7 9 (30.00%) EJB
7 9 (30.00%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (30.00%) XSD
7 9 (30.00%) XSLT
8 8 (26.67%) EclipseLink
9 5 (16.67%) JSON
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (13.33%) Apache Camel
10 4 (13.33%) Dropwizard
10 4 (13.33%) Swagger
11 3 (10.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (43.33%) Microservices
2 10 (33.33%) SOA
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Workflow
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
7 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Validation
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) Kony
2 4 (13.33%) WSO2