Period
to 27 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 57 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 -29 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 44 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.44% 4.12% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 4.31% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 62
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £401 £313 £413
90th Percentile £494 £520 £613
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Sussex median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £48.40 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.02% +7.56% +1.12%

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 643 1,022 1,061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 95.60% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 642 609
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £439 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.29% +6.84%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 40 68
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £28.96 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.29% -34.19% +166.67%
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.63 £14.40
90th Percentile £57.63 £51.00 £62.08
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +13.89% +3.54%

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 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 27 February 2020. 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
Gatwick +18 1 £450 +20.00%
Worthing +4 1 £425 -5.56% 5
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) JSON

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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Clojure
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle