Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 93 112
Rank change year-on-year +30 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 36 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.11% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.99% 1.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 5
West Sussex median daily rate £485 £473 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £338 £463
90th Percentile £525 £613 £631
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 515 397 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 44.47% 37.00% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 266 326
West Sussex median daily rate £435 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +0.55% +10.95%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £263
90th Percentile £539 £530 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.65 £52.50 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 16 £485 +2.65% 1
Crawley - 5 £500 -
Burgess Hill - 3 - - 3
Gatwick - 2 £380 -
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) Spring
3 24 (66.67%) REST
4 21 (58.33%) Microservices
5 18 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 18 (50.00%) Web Services
6 16 (44.44%) XML
6 16 (44.44%) SOAP
6 16 (44.44%) JMS
7 13 (36.11%) SOA
7 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
7 13 (36.11%) MVC
7 13 (36.11%) JPA
8 12 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
8 12 (33.33%) XSD
8 12 (33.33%) XSLT
8 12 (33.33%) Oracle
8 12 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 12 (33.33%) EJB
9 11 (30.56%) EclipseLink
10 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 7 (19.44%) Docker
12 7 (19.44%) DevOps
12 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
12 7 (19.44%) SQL
13 6 (16.67%) Unix
13 6 (16.67%) Linux
13 6 (16.67%) Maven
13 6 (16.67%) Scrum

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 12 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.33%) Confluence
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) OpenShift
3 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) Cloud Spanner
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Couchbase
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.67%) Maven
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) Gradle
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) Liquibase
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
1 29 (80.56%) Java Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Junior
3 4 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Messaging Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) Spring
2 24 (66.67%) REST
3 18 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 18 (50.00%) Web Services
4 16 (44.44%) JMS
4 16 (44.44%) SOAP
4 16 (44.44%) XML
5 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
5 13 (36.11%) JPA
6 12 (33.33%) EJB
6 12 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
6 12 (33.33%) XSD
6 12 (33.33%) XSLT
7 11 (30.56%) EclipseLink
8 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.11%) Dropwizard
8 4 (11.11%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (11.11%) Swagger
9 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Solaris
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Microservices
2 13 (36.11%) MVC
2 13 (36.11%) SOA
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Coaching
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Decision-Making
9 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GCP
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Google
2 4 (11.11%) Kony
3 3 (8.33%) WSO2
4 2 (5.56%) FatWire