Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 77 213 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.81% 20.21% 16.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.81% 42.77% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 98 100
West Sussex median daily rate £523 £463 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.97% -3.65% +1.05%
10th Percentile £413 £348 £391
90th Percentile £609 £562 £613
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% -
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% - +73.08%

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 370 498 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 47.13% 47.25% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 261 195
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £333 £308 £280
90th Percentile £587 £539 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 24
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £50.25 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +4.69% +8.63%
10th Percentile £42.50 £35.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.00 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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
Worthing -6 48 £545 +21.11% 7
Crawley 0 9 £520 +4.00% 4
Gatwick +7 3 £450 -16.28% 1
Littlehampton - 2 £700 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) Scala
3 41 (53.25%) DevOps
4 38 (49.35%) SQL
5 36 (46.75%) Configuration Management
5 36 (46.75%) Oracle
5 36 (46.75%) WebLogic
6 35 (45.45%) J2EE
6 35 (45.45%) webMethods
7 34 (44.16%) JIRA
8 33 (42.86%) Confluence
9 28 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (35.06%) PL/SQL
11 26 (33.77%) BEA
11 26 (33.77%) Process Improvement
11 26 (33.77%) Test Strategy
11 26 (33.77%) Bitbucket
12 25 (32.47%) Problem Management
12 25 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (32.47%) Data Modelling
13 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
14 19 (24.68%) Python
14 19 (24.68%) Linux
15 18 (23.38%) Selenium
16 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
17 15 (19.48%) C#
18 14 (18.18%) Scrum
18 14 (18.18%) Groovy
18 14 (18.18%) Gherkin
19 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering

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 36 (46.75%) WebLogic
2 33 (42.86%) Confluence
3 11 (14.29%) NetWeaver
4 9 (11.69%) Apache
4 9 (11.69%) JBoss
4 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.39%) nginx
6 6 (7.79%) SAP EP
7 5 (6.49%) SAP Portal
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.30%) CMS
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) AWS
1 8 (10.39%) GitHub
1 8 (10.39%) Google Analytics
2 6 (7.79%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon Cognito
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.90%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.90%) Serverless
3 3 (3.90%) TestFlight
4 2 (2.60%) Azure
4 2 (2.60%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) HTTP
2 9 (11.69%) SSL
2 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.49%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) JIRA
2 26 (33.77%) Bitbucket
3 18 (23.38%) Selenium
4 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
5 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
6 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 10 (12.99%) JUnit
8 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
8 9 (11.69%) Gatling
8 9 (11.69%) IntelliJ
9 8 (10.39%) Ant
9 8 (10.39%) Grunt
9 8 (10.39%) gulp
9 8 (10.39%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (10.39%) Sublime Text
10 6 (7.79%) REST Assured
11 3 (3.90%) CocoaPods
11 3 (3.90%) fastlane
11 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.90%) Xcode
General
1 10 (12.99%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) Scala Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Programmer
4 8 (10.39%) SAP Architect
5 6 (7.79%) SAP Technical Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.90%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) J2EE
2 14 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 12 (15.58%) CSS
3 12 (15.58%) HTML
3 12 (15.58%) Node.js
4 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 11 (14.29%) JSON
4 11 (14.29%) REST
4 11 (14.29%) SAP PI
4 11 (14.29%) Spring
4 11 (14.29%) XML
5 10 (12.99%) HTML5
5 10 (12.99%) Play Framework
6 9 (11.69%) EJB
6 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
6 9 (11.69%) J2SE
6 9 (11.69%) SOAP
7 8 (10.39%) jQuery
7 8 (10.39%) Servlets
8 7 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) AS400
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Life Science
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 11 (14.29%) Unix
4 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.49%) AIX
5 5 (6.49%) SUSE
6 4 (5.19%) Android
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) HPUX
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.30%) Solaris
8 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.25%) DevOps
3 36 (46.75%) Configuration Management
4 28 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (33.77%) Process Improvement
5 26 (33.77%) Test Strategy
6 25 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (32.47%) Data Modelling
6 25 (32.47%) Problem Management
7 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 14 (18.18%) Scrum
9 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (14.29%) CRM
10 11 (14.29%) Microservices
10 11 (14.29%) Open Source
11 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.99%) Kanban
11 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
11 10 (12.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) Scala
2 38 (49.35%) SQL
3 27 (35.06%) PL/SQL
4 19 (24.68%) Python
5 15 (19.48%) C#
6 14 (18.18%) Groovy
7 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
8 11 (14.29%) Ruby
9 10 (12.99%) Perl
10 8 (10.39%) Haskell
11 6 (7.79%) ABAP
11 6 (7.79%) C
11 6 (7.79%) C++
12 4 (5.19%) Kotlin
13 3 (3.90%) Apple Swift
13 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.30%) COBOL
14 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Puppet
2 8 (10.39%) Grafana
2 8 (10.39%) Kibana
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Data Guard
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.60%) Ansible
5 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Oracle
2 35 (45.45%) webMethods
3 26 (33.77%) BEA
4 13 (16.88%) SAP
5 11 (14.29%) Google
6 8 (10.39%) Adobe
7 6 (7.79%) Ariba
8 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.30%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) WSO2