Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 178 139 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.80% 12.32% 9.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.71% 33.02% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 72 66
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £475 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.88% +24.33%
10th Percentile £397 £340 £339
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%

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 351 421 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 35.10% 37.32% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 235 286
West Sussex median daily rate £448 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.75 £44.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +17.83% -1.32%
10th Percentile £42.50 £34.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £52.05 £50.00 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +12.50%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +1 95 £480 -1.61% 10
Crawley +5 17 £405 -14.74% 6
Gatwick +2 8 £330 -28.65%
Horsham 0 3 - - 1
Burgess Hill -1 1 - - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 132 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.88%) Spring
3 78 (43.82%) Scrum
4 75 (42.13%) Scala
4 75 (42.13%) REST
5 67 (37.64%) Linux
6 65 (36.52%) Test Automation
7 64 (35.96%) Microservices
8 63 (35.39%) CSS
9 62 (34.83%) Git (software)
10 59 (33.15%) HTML
11 56 (31.46%) JSON
12 49 (27.53%) HTML5
13 48 (26.97%) Web Services
14 46 (25.84%) Unix
14 46 (25.84%) HTTP
14 46 (25.84%) DevOps
15 45 (25.28%) Play Framework
15 45 (25.28%) XML
15 45 (25.28%) SOAP
15 45 (25.28%) Open Source
15 45 (25.28%) Selenium
16 41 (23.03%) JavaScript
16 41 (23.03%) Hibernate
17 40 (22.47%) MongoDB
18 39 (21.91%) Subversion
18 39 (21.91%) SQL
19 37 (20.79%) Spring Boot
20 36 (20.22%) WebLogic
21 35 (19.66%) RESTful

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 (20.22%) WebLogic
2 18 (10.11%) Confluence
3 17 (9.55%) Apache
4 16 (8.99%) JBoss
5 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (3.93%) IBM Domino
6 7 (3.93%) nginx
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.81%) Alfresco
8 5 (2.81%) CMS
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.56%) Mule
11 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.49%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.93%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (3.93%) GitHub
4 7 (3.93%) Google Analytics
4 7 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.93%) Serverless
5 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.84%) HTTP
2 18 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) IKE
4 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.47%) MongoDB
2 24 (13.48%) NoSQL
2 24 (13.48%) Oracle Database
2 24 (13.48%) Relational Database
3 20 (11.24%) MySQL
4 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.93%) DB2
7 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) Impala
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 62 (34.83%) Git (software)
2 45 (25.28%) Selenium
3 39 (21.91%) Subversion
4 33 (18.54%) JUnit
5 25 (14.04%) IntelliJ
6 24 (13.48%) Jenkins
7 21 (11.80%) JIRA
8 20 (11.24%) Cucumber
9 19 (10.67%) Eclipse
10 17 (9.55%) Maven
11 15 (8.43%) SoapUI
12 12 (6.74%) Gatling
13 7 (3.93%) Ant
13 7 (3.93%) Grunt
13 7 (3.93%) gulp
13 7 (3.93%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (3.93%) Sublime Text
14 1 (0.56%) Calabash
14 1 (0.56%) Mockito
14 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 6 (3.37%) Finance
2 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (79.78%) Developer
2 68 (38.20%) Java Developer
3 40 (22.47%) Scala Developer
4 19 (10.67%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (6.74%) AWS Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Architect
9 9 (5.06%) HTML Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.49%) Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Java Scala Developer
10 8 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Linux Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Technical Design Leader
10 8 (4.49%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.37%) MuleSoft Developer
13 5 (2.81%) Agile Developer
13 5 (2.81%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (48.88%) Spring
2 75 (42.13%) REST
3 63 (35.39%) CSS
4 59 (33.15%) HTML
5 56 (31.46%) JSON
6 49 (27.53%) HTML5
7 48 (26.97%) Web Services
8 45 (25.28%) Play Framework
8 45 (25.28%) SOAP
8 45 (25.28%) XML
9 41 (23.03%) Hibernate
10 37 (20.79%) Spring Boot
11 35 (19.66%) RESTful
12 31 (17.42%) EJB
13 27 (15.17%) Ajax
13 27 (15.17%) JPA
14 26 (14.61%) CSS3
15 24 (13.48%) J2EE
15 24 (13.48%) JMS
16 23 (12.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.49%) User Experience
3 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.93%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.64%) Linux
2 46 (25.84%) Unix
3 24 (13.48%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.18%) Windows
5 8 (4.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (43.82%) Scrum
3 65 (36.52%) Test Automation
4 64 (35.96%) Microservices
5 46 (25.84%) DevOps
6 45 (25.28%) Open Source
7 33 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (16.85%) Web Development
9 27 (15.17%) Configuration Management
10 26 (14.61%) Mentoring
11 23 (12.92%) MVC
12 22 (12.36%) Continuous Deployment
13 21 (11.80%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (11.80%) SOA
13 21 (11.80%) Web Design
14 18 (10.11%) TDD
15 16 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (8.99%) Kanban
16 15 (8.43%) Front End Development
16 15 (8.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.13%) Scala
2 41 (23.03%) JavaScript
3 39 (21.91%) SQL
4 25 (14.04%) Groovy
5 24 (13.48%) Ruby
6 22 (12.36%) Python
7 11 (6.18%) C#
8 8 (4.49%) Perl
9 7 (3.93%) Haskell
10 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.69%) XPath
12 2 (1.12%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) QA
2 7 (3.93%) GCP
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (19.66%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
3 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (17.42%) Puppet
2 16 (8.99%) Grafana
2 16 (8.99%) Kibana
3 8 (4.49%) Terraform
4 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.56%) Oozie
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (17.42%) Oracle
2 19 (10.67%) Google
3 17 (9.55%) webMethods
4 10 (5.62%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.37%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.25%) HP
7 3 (1.69%) Northgate
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.56%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (0.56%) Juniper
9 1 (0.56%) VMware