Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 85 191 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.35% 16.61% 12.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.88% 37.38% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 97 110
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% - -
10th Percentile £327 £372 £307
90th Percentile £530 £545 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +200.00%

Java 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 356 511 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 39.16% 44.43% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 282 267
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £433 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +5.49% +0.55%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £290
90th Percentile £539 £539 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.00 £49.50 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.01% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37.00 £38.13 £41.25
90th Percentile £51.60 £52.38 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +10.59% -0.58% +6.88%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Java in West Sussex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in West Sussex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in West Sussex

Java
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 in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in West Sussex

Java
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 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 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
Worthing -10 31 £415 -12.63% 9
Horsham +8 13 £313 - 1
Crawley -8 9 £450 -10.00% 15
Gatwick +5 5 £413 -13.16% 2
Littlehampton - 3 £700 -
Burgess Hill 0 2 - - 4
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (48.24%) SQL
3 30 (35.29%) JIRA
4 29 (34.12%) WebLogic
4 29 (34.12%) webMethods
5 26 (30.59%) Confluence
5 26 (30.59%) Bitbucket
6 25 (29.41%) Oracle
6 25 (29.41%) XML
7 24 (28.24%) Spring
8 23 (27.06%) J2EE
9 22 (25.88%) Windows
9 22 (25.88%) Microservices
10 21 (24.71%) JUnit
10 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
10 21 (24.71%) JSON
11 20 (23.53%) PL/SQL
12 19 (22.35%) Linux
12 19 (22.35%) DevOps
13 18 (21.18%) Selenium
13 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
13 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
13 18 (21.18%) SAP
13 18 (21.18%) HTML
14 17 (20.00%) RESTful
14 17 (20.00%) Integration Testing
14 17 (20.00%) Docker
14 17 (20.00%) Cucumber
15 16 (18.82%) Apache
15 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management

Java
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 29 (34.12%) WebLogic
2 26 (30.59%) Confluence
3 16 (18.82%) Apache
3 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
4 10 (11.76%) GeoServer
5 6 (7.06%) JBoss
5 6 (7.06%) nginx
6 5 (5.88%) SAP Portal
7 3 (3.53%) CMS
7 3 (3.53%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Azure
2 11 (12.94%) SaaS
3 7 (8.24%) GitHub
4 6 (7.06%) AWS
4 6 (7.06%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.53%) TestFlight
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.18%) GCP
6 1 (1.18%) IaaS
6 1 (1.18%) iPaaS
6 1 (1.18%) PaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) HTTP
2 7 (8.24%) SSL
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) GIS
1 10 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.71%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (35.29%) JIRA
2 26 (30.59%) Bitbucket
3 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
3 21 (24.71%) JUnit
4 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
4 18 (21.18%) Selenium
5 17 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 16 (18.82%) JMeter
7 13 (15.29%) Maven
7 13 (15.29%) Mockito
8 8 (9.41%) IntelliJ
8 8 (9.41%) Toad
9 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
10 6 (7.06%) Ant
10 6 (7.06%) Gatling
10 6 (7.06%) Grunt
10 6 (7.06%) gulp
10 6 (7.06%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (7.06%) Sublime Text
11 4 (4.71%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (9.41%) Public Sector
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (64.71%) Developer
2 33 (38.82%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Java Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) SAP Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Scala Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) Integration Developer
6 4 (4.71%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.53%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (3.53%) iOS Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) XML
2 24 (28.24%) Spring
3 23 (27.06%) J2EE
4 21 (24.71%) JSON
5 18 (21.18%) HTML
6 17 (20.00%) RESTful
7 15 (17.65%) CSS
8 13 (15.29%) Java EE
9 10 (11.76%) Apache Camel
9 10 (11.76%) Apache Commons
9 10 (11.76%) GeoTools
9 10 (11.76%) Gherkin
9 10 (11.76%) JAXB
9 10 (11.76%) JAX-RS
9 10 (11.76%) JDBC
9 10 (11.76%) JMS
9 10 (11.76%) JPA
9 10 (11.76%) SOAP
10 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Clustering
2 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.18%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 19 (22.35%) Linux
3 11 (12.94%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.71%) AIX
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (4.71%) SUSE
6 3 (3.53%) Android
6 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) Solaris
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) Microservices
3 19 (22.35%) DevOps
4 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
5 17 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.12%) Inversion of Control
7 12 (14.12%) Scrum
8 11 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
8 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
9 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (9.41%) API Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.41%) Open Source
10 8 (9.41%) Process Improvement
10 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.24%) Defect Management
11 7 (8.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) SQL
2 20 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 14 (16.47%) Scala
4 13 (15.29%) C
4 13 (15.29%) Groovy
5 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.12%) Python
6 11 (12.94%) C#
7 10 (11.76%) Perl
8 8 (9.41%) C++
8 8 (9.41%) Ruby
9 6 (7.06%) Haskell
10 3 (3.53%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.53%) Java 8
10 3 (3.53%) Kotlin
10 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.53%) PHP
10 3 (3.53%) VB
11 1 (1.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) ISEB
2 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.18%) CCSP
5 1 (1.18%) CISA
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CISM
5 1 (1.18%) CISSP
5 1 (1.18%) CLAS
5 1 (1.18%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.18%) IISP
5 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
2 1 (1.18%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 31000
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (1.18%) NIST
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Grafana
2 6 (7.06%) Kibana
3 4 (4.71%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Guardium
5 1 (1.18%) Nessus
5 1 (1.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) webMethods
2 25 (29.41%) Oracle
3 18 (21.18%) SAP
4 15 (17.65%) BEA
5 13 (15.29%) Atlassian
6 8 (9.41%) Google
7 7 (8.24%) Adobe
8 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.71%) Pega
10 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.18%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.18%) Centrify
10 1 (1.18%) Cisco
10 1 (1.18%) IBM
10 1 (1.18%) Imperva
10 1 (1.18%) McAfee
10 1 (1.18%) Qualys
10 1 (1.18%) Splunk
10 1 (1.18%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.18%) Tripwire