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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28  
Contract jobs citing Java 80 135 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.04% 18.85% 5.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.24% 46.08% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 17
Median daily rate £488 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +52.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.44% -4.06%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 227 293 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.82% 40.92% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 169 138
Median daily rate £438 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £46.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 -2 35 £505 +6.31% 4
Crawley +2 17 £313 -37.50% 3
Gatwick -1 7 £550 +10.00%
Burgess Hill -1 1 - -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Java.

1 87 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.53%) Open Source
3 54 (42.19%) Scala
4 49 (38.28%) CSS
5 45 (35.16%) REST
5 45 (35.16%) Git (software)
5 45 (35.16%) Linux
6 42 (32.81%) HTML
7 41 (32.03%) SQL
7 41 (32.03%) Play Framework
8 40 (31.25%) Oracle
9 39 (30.47%) XML
10 38 (29.69%) JSON
10 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (27.34%) JavaScript
12 34 (26.56%) SOAP
12 34 (26.56%) Unix
13 33 (25.78%) Docker
14 32 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 32 (25.00%) WebLogic
14 32 (25.00%) Spring
15 30 (23.44%) IntelliJ
15 30 (23.44%) Jenkins
16 29 (22.66%) Python
17 28 (21.88%) Automated Testing
17 28 (21.88%) Microservices
18 26 (20.31%) Puppet
18 26 (20.31%) Selenium
18 26 (20.31%) Scrum
19 25 (19.53%) Subversion

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 32 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 25 (19.53%) Apache
3 22 (17.19%) Confluence
4 17 (13.28%) nginx
4 17 (13.28%) Tomcat
5 15 (11.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (8.59%) JBoss
7 8 (6.25%) Mule
8 7 (5.47%) Mule ESB
9 6 (4.69%) NetWeaver
9 6 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (3.13%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (4.69%) SAP HR
3 3 (2.34%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) GitHub
2 10 (7.81%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) HTTP
2 10 (7.81%) SSL
2 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 25 (19.53%) NoSQL
3 13 (10.16%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (35.16%) Git (software)
2 30 (23.44%) IntelliJ
2 30 (23.44%) Jenkins
3 26 (20.31%) Selenium
4 25 (19.53%) Subversion
5 23 (17.97%) JIRA
6 22 (17.19%) JUnit
7 13 (10.16%) Maven
8 12 (9.38%) Cucumber
9 11 (8.59%) Eclipse
10 10 (7.81%) Ant
10 10 (7.81%) Gatling
10 10 (7.81%) Grunt
10 10 (7.81%) gulp
10 10 (7.81%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (7.81%) Sublime Text
11 7 (5.47%) ProC
12 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (3.91%) Marketing
2 2 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Electronics
3 1 (0.78%) Games
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (67.97%) Developer
2 47 (36.72%) Scala Developer
3 45 (35.16%) Java Developer
4 19 (14.84%) Programmer
5 16 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
6 14 (10.94%) Java Programmer
7 13 (10.16%) Linux Developer
8 10 (7.81%) Consultant
9 9 (7.03%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.25%) SQL Programmer
11 7 (5.47%) Architect
11 7 (5.47%) C++ Developer
11 7 (5.47%) C++ Programmer
11 7 (5.47%) C++/Java Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Oracle Architect
11 7 (5.47%) Tester
12 6 (4.69%) Analyst
12 6 (4.69%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.28%) CSS
2 45 (35.16%) REST
3 42 (32.81%) HTML
4 41 (32.03%) Play Framework
5 39 (30.47%) XML
6 38 (29.69%) JSON
7 34 (26.56%) SOAP
8 32 (25.00%) Spring
9 24 (18.75%) HTML5
10 23 (17.97%) EJB
11 20 (15.63%) Hibernate
12 19 (14.84%) Web Services
13 16 (12.50%) JMS
14 15 (11.72%) J2EE
15 14 (10.94%) Gherkin
16 13 (10.16%) Ajax
16 13 (10.16%) Akka
16 13 (10.16%) CSS3
17 12 (9.38%) EJB 3.0
17 12 (9.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.34%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Linux
2 34 (26.56%) Unix
3 10 (7.81%) Ubuntu
3 10 (7.81%) Windows
4 7 (5.47%) AIX
5 2 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.53%) Open Source
3 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (21.88%) Automated Testing
4 28 (21.88%) Microservices
5 26 (20.31%) Scrum
6 23 (17.97%) SDLC
7 21 (16.41%) DevOps
8 19 (14.84%) SOA
9 16 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.94%) Multithreading
10 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 12 (9.38%) OWASP
11 12 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (9.38%) Web Design
12 10 (7.81%) Analytics
13 9 (7.03%) Process Improvement
13 9 (7.03%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
15 7 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.19%) Scala
2 41 (32.03%) SQL
3 35 (27.34%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.66%) Python
5 22 (17.19%) C#
5 22 (17.19%) Ruby
6 21 (16.41%) C
7 17 (13.28%) Perl
8 14 (10.94%) C++
9 13 (10.16%) Groovy
10 12 (9.38%) Assembly Language
11 11 (8.59%) PL/SQL
12 10 (7.81%) Haskell
13 9 (7.03%) ABAP
14 7 (5.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.13%) ISEB
2 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) WAI
3 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (25.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (20.31%) Puppet
2 10 (7.81%) Grafana
2 10 (7.81%) Kibana
3 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (31.25%) Oracle
2 21 (16.41%) Google
3 15 (11.72%) webMethods
4 14 (10.94%) SAP
5 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.13%) Adobe
6 4 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.13%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.34%) Talend
8 2 (1.56%) CA
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Rate: £430 - £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £465 - £511.50 per day
Posted: 5 days ago