Period
to 17 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 40 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 34 61 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.72% 5.17% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 5.34% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 49
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £300 £334 £290
90th Percentile £475 £512 £518
South East median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South East median hourly rate £59.33 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +31.84% +7.14% -5.62%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 872 1,142 1,033
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 96.86% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 676 618
West Sussex median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £238 £300 £274
90th Percentile £600 £547 £530
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 43
West Sussex median hourly rate £22.50 £48.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.61% +94.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.03 £12.80
90th Percentile £50.70 £53.75 £52.20
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year +23.68% +6.92% -9.45%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 6 months to 17 August 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
Horsham - 11 £313 -
Worthing -3 10 £415 -12.63% 3
Crawley -2 4 £450 -10.00% 6
Burgess Hill +2 1 - - 3
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Bitbucket
4 20 (58.82%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) JIRA
5 16 (47.06%) Confluence
6 14 (41.18%) Spring
6 14 (41.18%) PL/SQL
6 14 (41.18%) Microservices
7 13 (38.24%) JUnit
8 12 (35.29%) J2EE
9 11 (32.35%) Oracle
9 11 (32.35%) Maven
9 11 (32.35%) Java EE
9 11 (32.35%) JSON
9 11 (32.35%) Integration Testing
9 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
9 11 (32.35%) Mockito
10 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
10 10 (29.41%) DevOps
10 10 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (29.41%) RESTful
10 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
10 10 (29.41%) JMeter
10 10 (29.41%) BEA
10 10 (29.41%) webMethods
11 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
11 9 (26.47%) SaaS
12 8 (23.53%) JPA
12 8 (23.53%) Atlassian

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 16 (47.06%) Confluence
2 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 8 (23.53%) Apache
3 8 (23.53%) GeoServer
3 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) GIS
1 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Bitbucket
2 16 (47.06%) JIRA
3 13 (38.24%) JUnit
4 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
4 11 (32.35%) Maven
4 11 (32.35%) Mockito
5 10 (29.41%) JMeter
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium
8 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Spring
2 12 (35.29%) J2EE
3 11 (32.35%) Java EE
3 11 (32.35%) JSON
4 10 (29.41%) RESTful
5 8 (23.53%) Apache Camel
5 8 (23.53%) Apache Commons
5 8 (23.53%) GeoTools
5 8 (23.53%) JAXB
5 8 (23.53%) JAX-RS
5 8 (23.53%) JDBC
5 8 (23.53%) JMS
5 8 (23.53%) JPA
5 8 (23.53%) XML
6 6 (17.65%) HTML
7 5 (14.71%) CSS
8 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
9 2 (5.88%) HTML5
10 1 (2.94%) CSS3
10 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Microservices
3 11 (32.35%) Integration Testing
4 10 (29.41%) DevOps
4 10 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 7 (20.59%) Process Improvement
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) BDD
8 2 (5.88%) Sprint Retrospective
8 2 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C
5 3 (8.82%) Java 8
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) BEA
2 10 (29.41%) webMethods
3 8 (23.53%) Atlassian