Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 10 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 191 133 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.20% 12.30% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.02% 33.17% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 110 135
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £368 £307 £350
90th Percentile £546 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +200.00% -62.50%

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 516 401 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 43.77% 37.10% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 268 329
West Sussex median daily rate £435 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +0.49% +9.68%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £263
90th Percentile £539 £530 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £53.13 £52.50 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 +6 110 £475 -5.00% 8
Crawley 0 15 £500 +53.85% 4
Gatwick - 6 £475 - 1
Burgess Hill -2 5 - - 9
East Grinstead +9 3 £450 +5.88%
Horsham -4 3 - - 8
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 112 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.36%) Test Automation
3 65 (34.03%) Scala
4 63 (32.98%) Scrum
4 63 (32.98%) Spring
5 58 (30.37%) Selenium
5 58 (30.37%) REST
6 53 (27.75%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (27.75%) Linux
7 50 (26.18%) Web Services
7 50 (26.18%) XML
8 49 (25.65%) JSON
9 47 (24.61%) RESTful
10 46 (24.08%) JIRA
10 46 (24.08%) Jenkins
11 45 (23.56%) Microservices
11 45 (23.56%) SOAP
11 45 (23.56%) JavaScript
12 44 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (22.51%) DevOps
14 41 (21.47%) Open Source
15 40 (20.94%) Confluence
15 40 (20.94%) Gherkin
15 40 (20.94%) Groovy
15 40 (20.94%) Git (software)
15 40 (20.94%) SQL
15 40 (20.94%) Oracle
16 38 (19.90%) Unix
16 38 (19.90%) Ruby
16 38 (19.90%) Java 8

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 40 (20.94%) Confluence
2 36 (18.85%) WebLogic
3 23 (12.04%) Tomcat
4 17 (8.90%) nginx
5 14 (7.33%) Apache
6 13 (6.81%) JBoss
7 9 (4.71%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.66%) NetWeaver
9 6 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.09%) SAP EP
11 3 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.57%) SAP Portal
12 2 (1.05%) AquaLogic
12 2 (1.05%) IIS
13 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.52%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) InVision
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.09%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.09%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.85%) Google Analytics
3 14 (7.33%) GitHub
4 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.14%) PaaS
6 5 (2.62%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.09%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.05%) Serverless
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.32%) HTTP
2 21 (10.99%) SSL
3 19 (9.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.05%) Internet
4 2 (1.05%) NFC
5 1 (0.52%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.09%) MongoDB
2 24 (12.57%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.90%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.33%) MySQL
5 4 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.09%) Big Data
5 4 (2.09%) Cloud Spanner
5 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.57%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.05%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (30.37%) Selenium
2 46 (24.08%) Jenkins
2 46 (24.08%) JIRA
3 40 (20.94%) Git (software)
4 34 (17.80%) Cucumber
5 30 (15.71%) SoapUI
6 24 (12.57%) JUnit
7 20 (10.47%) Gatling
8 18 (9.42%) IntelliJ
8 18 (9.42%) Subversion
9 17 (8.90%) Ant
10 10 (5.24%) Eclipse
11 9 (4.71%) Grunt
11 9 (4.71%) gulp
11 9 (4.71%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (4.71%) Maven
11 9 (4.71%) Sublime Text
12 8 (4.19%) Hudson
12 8 (4.19%) Toad
13 6 (3.14%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (3.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (63.35%) Developer
2 61 (31.94%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.18%) Scala Developer
4 27 (14.14%) Analyst
4 27 (14.14%) Test Analyst
5 21 (10.99%) Architect
6 14 (7.33%) Android Developer
7 13 (6.81%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.76%) Agile Developer
8 11 (5.76%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.71%) QA Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (3.66%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Consultant
12 5 (2.62%) Developer in Test
12 5 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (2.62%) Java Scala Developer
12 5 (2.62%) SAP Developer
12 5 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.98%) Spring
2 58 (30.37%) REST
3 50 (26.18%) Web Services
3 50 (26.18%) XML
4 49 (25.65%) JSON
5 47 (24.61%) RESTful
6 45 (23.56%) SOAP
7 40 (20.94%) Gherkin
8 37 (19.37%) CSS
9 34 (17.80%) HTML
10 31 (16.23%) Play Framework
11 27 (14.14%) Spring Boot
12 26 (13.61%) Hibernate
13 25 (13.09%) HTML5
13 25 (13.09%) JMS
14 23 (12.04%) EJB
15 21 (10.99%) Node.js
16 20 (10.47%) J2EE
17 19 (9.95%) Servlets
18 18 (9.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.38%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.28%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.14%) Clustering
4 5 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.62%) User Experience
5 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.05%) Robotics
8 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) DataPower
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.75%) Linux
2 38 (19.90%) Unix
3 32 (16.75%) Windows
4 15 (7.85%) Ubuntu
5 14 (7.33%) Android
6 8 (4.19%) Solaris
7 3 (1.57%) AIX
7 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.57%) SUSE
8 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.36%) Test Automation
3 63 (32.98%) Scrum
4 53 (27.75%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (23.56%) Microservices
6 44 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (22.51%) DevOps
8 41 (21.47%) Open Source
9 37 (19.37%) Kanban
10 35 (18.32%) Configuration Management
11 32 (16.75%) Software Engineering
12 29 (15.18%) API Testing
12 29 (15.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (13.61%) MVC
14 25 (13.09%) User Stories
15 22 (11.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (10.99%) Unit Testing
17 20 (10.47%) Defect Management
17 20 (10.47%) Security Testing
18 19 (9.95%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.03%) Scala
2 45 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.94%) Groovy
3 40 (20.94%) SQL
4 38 (19.90%) Java 8
4 38 (19.90%) Ruby
5 33 (17.28%) C#
6 27 (14.14%) Python
7 19 (9.95%) Haskell
7 19 (9.95%) Perl
8 9 (4.71%) ABAP
9 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.57%) VB
11 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.05%) C
11 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.05%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.05%) VBA
12 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 13 (6.81%) ISEB
2 13 (6.81%) ISTQB
2 13 (6.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.62%) Degree
3 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (1.05%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.05%) CCSP
4 2 (1.05%) CISA
4 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.05%) CISM
4 2 (1.05%) CISSP
4 2 (1.05%) CLAS
4 2 (1.05%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.05%) IISP
4 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.71%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) GCP
2 2 (1.05%) GDPR
2 2 (1.05%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (1.05%) ISO 22301
2 2 (1.05%) ISO 31000
2 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (11.52%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (10.99%) Puppet
2 15 (7.85%) Ansible
2 15 (7.85%) Grafana
2 15 (7.85%) Kibana
3 3 (1.57%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.57%) Terraform
4 2 (1.05%) Nessus
4 2 (1.05%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (20.94%) Oracle
2 33 (17.28%) Google
3 19 (9.95%) Atlassian
4 17 (8.90%) webMethods
5 15 (7.85%) Adobe
5 15 (7.85%) SAP
6 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.09%) Ariba
8 4 (2.09%) Kony
9 3 (1.57%) IBM
9 3 (1.57%) WSO2
10 2 (1.05%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.05%) Cisco
10 2 (1.05%) FatWire
10 2 (1.05%) Imperva
10 2 (1.05%) McAfee
10 2 (1.05%) Qualys
10 2 (1.05%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.05%) Tripwire