The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 17 54
Rank change year-on-year -8 +37  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 35 64 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.99% 8.74% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.31% 8.85% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £406 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -11.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 479 723 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.61% 98.77% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 442 348
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £279 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £520 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +103.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in West Sussex

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in West Sussex

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in West Sussex

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in West Sussex

Java Developer
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 Developer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Worthing -5 15 £500 +5.26% 1
Crawley +10 12 £325 -29.91%
East Grinstead - 3 £425 -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (54.84%) Spring
4 33 (53.23%) SQL
5 32 (51.61%) Git (software)
6 31 (50.00%) REST
6 31 (50.00%) XML
7 27 (43.55%) Oracle
7 27 (43.55%) Hibernate
8 26 (41.94%) WebLogic
8 26 (41.94%) CSS
9 25 (40.32%) SOAP
10 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
11 23 (37.10%) Scrum
11 23 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (33.87%) JSON
12 21 (33.87%) HTML
12 21 (33.87%) EJB
13 19 (30.65%) Unix
13 19 (30.65%) Scala
14 18 (29.03%) Play Framework
14 18 (29.03%) Open Source
15 17 (27.42%) Linux
15 17 (27.42%) Subversion
16 16 (25.81%) Eclipse
16 16 (25.81%) Docker
17 15 (24.19%) SDLC
17 15 (24.19%) JUnit
17 15 (24.19%) Web Services
18 14 (22.58%) IntelliJ

Java Developer Skill Set
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 26 (41.94%) WebLogic
2 14 (22.58%) Confluence
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (14.52%) Apache
4 9 (14.52%) JBoss
5 7 (11.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.42%) Subversion
3 16 (25.81%) Eclipse
4 15 (24.19%) JUnit
5 14 (22.58%) IntelliJ
5 14 (22.58%) JIRA
6 12 (19.35%) Maven
7 9 (14.52%) Selenium
8 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) Spring
2 31 (50.00%) REST
2 31 (50.00%) XML
3 27 (43.55%) Hibernate
4 26 (41.94%) CSS
5 25 (40.32%) SOAP
6 21 (33.87%) EJB
6 21 (33.87%) HTML
6 21 (33.87%) JSON
7 18 (29.03%) Play Framework
8 15 (24.19%) Web Services
9 14 (22.58%) EclipseLink
9 14 (22.58%) HTML5
9 14 (22.58%) JMS
9 14 (22.58%) JPA
10 12 (19.35%) EJB 3.0
10 12 (19.35%) XSD
10 12 (19.35%) XSLT
11 10 (16.13%) Oracle ADF
12 9 (14.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Algorithms
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Unix
2 17 (27.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (37.10%) Scrum
3 18 (29.03%) Open Source
4 15 (24.19%) SDLC
5 14 (22.58%) Microservices
5 14 (22.58%) SOA
6 12 (19.35%) DevOps
6 12 (19.35%) Multithreading
7 9 (14.52%) MVC
8 7 (11.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (11.29%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (11.29%) Workflow
9 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.45%) OWASP
10 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) SQL
3 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (30.65%) Scala
5 12 (19.35%) Assembly Language
5 12 (19.35%) C
5 12 (19.35%) C++
5 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.45%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) webMethods
3 4 (6.45%) Google