The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 37 42 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.25% 4.17% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 4.33% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 4
Median daily rate £488 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +14.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 499 577 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.08% 96.33% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 347 309
Median daily rate £410 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +15 14 £500 +5.26% 2
Crawley +8 6 £300 - 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) CSS
4 19 (50.00%) REST
5 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 18 (47.37%) XML
5 18 (47.37%) Scrum
5 18 (47.37%) Spring
6 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (42.11%) SQL
8 15 (39.47%) HTML
8 15 (39.47%) Oracle
8 15 (39.47%) Subversion
8 15 (39.47%) JSON
9 14 (36.84%) Scala
9 14 (36.84%) Open Source
9 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
10 13 (34.21%) Play Framework
10 13 (34.21%) Confluence
10 13 (34.21%) JIRA
11 12 (31.58%) SDLC
11 12 (31.58%) EJB
11 12 (31.58%) SOAP
11 12 (31.58%) Linux
11 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
12 11 (28.95%) Unix
12 11 (28.95%) Web Services
12 11 (28.95%) HTML5
13 10 (26.32%) Maven

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (34.21%) Confluence
1 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (39.47%) Subversion
3 13 (34.21%) JIRA
4 10 (26.32%) Maven
5 9 (23.68%) Selenium
6 8 (21.05%) IntelliJ
6 8 (21.05%) JUnit
7 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.63%) Ant
9 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Workshop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) CSS
2 19 (50.00%) REST
3 18 (47.37%) Spring
3 18 (47.37%) XML
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
4 15 (39.47%) JSON
5 13 (34.21%) Play Framework
6 12 (31.58%) EJB
6 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 12 (31.58%) SOAP
7 11 (28.95%) HTML5
7 11 (28.95%) Web Services
8 9 (23.68%) EclipseLink
8 9 (23.68%) EJB 3.0
8 9 (23.68%) JMS
8 9 (23.68%) JPA
8 9 (23.68%) XSD
8 9 (23.68%) XSLT
9 8 (21.05%) CSS3
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (36.84%) Open Source
5 12 (31.58%) SDLC
6 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Microservices
7 8 (21.05%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
8 6 (15.79%) Web Development
9 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.16%) MVC
9 5 (13.16%) OWASP
9 5 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (13.16%) Web Design
10 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
10 4 (10.53%) Service Design
11 3 (7.89%) DevOps
11 3 (7.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) Scala
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
5 6 (15.79%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) Assembly Language
6 4 (10.53%) C
6 4 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) webMethods
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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