Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +28
Contract jobs citing Java 181 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.75% 12.74% 13.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.69% 32.24% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 75
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +2.63% +33.33%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £328
90th Percentile £556 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -12.50%

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 405 397 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 35.25% 39.50% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 248 263
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £264
90th Percentile £538 £550 £522
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £44.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.03% +17.83% -6.25%
10th Percentile £41.25 £34.00 £25.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £44.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +12.68%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 98 £480 -4.00% 6
Crawley -2 16 £496 +52.69% 12
Gatwick +1 7 £330 -40.00%
Burgess Hill -3 5 - - 6
East Grinstead - 4 £425 - 2
Horsham -4 3 - - 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 111 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (47.51%) Spring
3 63 (34.81%) Scala
3 63 (34.81%) REST
4 62 (34.25%) Microservices
5 59 (32.60%) Scrum
6 51 (28.18%) DevOps
7 49 (27.07%) Web Services
8 48 (26.52%) Spring Boot
9 45 (24.86%) XML
9 45 (24.86%) Linux
10 44 (24.31%) CSS
10 44 (24.31%) HTML
11 42 (23.20%) SOAP
12 41 (22.65%) WebLogic
12 41 (22.65%) RESTful
12 41 (22.65%) Git (software)
13 40 (22.10%) Test Automation
14 39 (21.55%) Hibernate
15 38 (20.99%) Open Source
15 38 (20.99%) Java 8
16 37 (20.44%) JSON
17 36 (19.89%) EJB
17 36 (19.89%) Oracle
18 35 (19.34%) Selenium
19 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
19 34 (18.78%) SQL
19 34 (18.78%) JMS
20 33 (18.23%) MVC
20 33 (18.23%) HTML5

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 41 (22.65%) WebLogic
2 23 (12.71%) Confluence
3 16 (8.84%) Apache
3 16 (8.84%) JBoss
4 7 (3.87%) nginx
4 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.31%) IBM Domino
5 6 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.55%) CMS
9 1 (0.55%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) InVision
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.08%) GitHub
3 9 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.97%) Serverless
4 8 (4.42%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.87%) Amazon Glacier
6 6 (3.31%) Google Analytics
6 6 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.36%) HTTP
2 18 (9.94%) SSL
2 18 (9.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.57%) MongoDB
2 27 (14.92%) Oracle Database
3 23 (12.71%) NoSQL
4 21 (11.60%) MySQL
5 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.31%) Big Data
7 6 (3.31%) DB2
8 5 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.10%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.10%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.10%) Parquet
11 2 (1.10%) Redis
12 1 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (22.65%) Git (software)
2 35 (19.34%) Selenium
3 26 (14.36%) Jenkins
3 26 (14.36%) JIRA
4 24 (13.26%) JUnit
5 17 (9.39%) Cucumber
5 17 (9.39%) IntelliJ
6 15 (8.29%) SoapUI
7 14 (7.73%) Eclipse
7 14 (7.73%) Subversion
8 10 (5.52%) Maven
9 9 (4.97%) Gatling
10 8 (4.42%) Ant
11 6 (3.31%) Grunt
11 6 (3.31%) gulp
11 6 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (3.31%) Sublime Text
12 5 (2.76%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (4.42%) Finance
2 2 (1.10%) Banking
2 2 (1.10%) Law
3 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 135 (74.59%) Developer
2 73 (40.33%) Java Developer
3 34 (18.78%) Scala Developer
4 25 (13.81%) Senior Developer
5 24 (13.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (10.50%) Android Developer
7 13 (7.18%) Architect
7 13 (7.18%) AWS Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Analyst
9 7 (3.87%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Technical Design Leader
9 7 (3.87%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.87%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.31%) Linux Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Programmer
10 6 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.31%) Tester
11 5 (2.76%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.76%) QA Analyst
11 5 (2.76%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (47.51%) Spring
2 63 (34.81%) REST
3 49 (27.07%) Web Services
4 48 (26.52%) Spring Boot
5 45 (24.86%) XML
6 44 (24.31%) CSS
6 44 (24.31%) HTML
7 42 (23.20%) SOAP
8 41 (22.65%) RESTful
9 39 (21.55%) Hibernate
10 37 (20.44%) JSON
11 36 (19.89%) EJB
12 34 (18.78%) JMS
13 33 (18.23%) HTML5
14 32 (17.68%) Play Framework
15 30 (16.57%) JPA
16 29 (16.02%) XSLT
17 25 (13.81%) J2EE
18 24 (13.26%) Gherkin
19 23 (12.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.94%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.42%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.10%) Fintech
7 2 (1.10%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) DataPower
8 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
8 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.86%) Linux
2 26 (14.36%) Unix
3 20 (11.05%) Android
4 9 (4.97%) Windows
5 7 (3.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.25%) Microservices
3 59 (32.60%) Scrum
4 51 (28.18%) DevOps
5 40 (22.10%) Test Automation
6 38 (20.99%) Open Source
7 33 (18.23%) MVC
8 27 (14.92%) SOA
9 26 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (13.81%) Software Engineering
11 24 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (12.15%) Kanban
13 20 (11.05%) Mentoring
13 20 (11.05%) User Stories
14 19 (10.50%) Android Development
14 19 (10.50%) API Design
14 19 (10.50%) Configuration Management
15 18 (9.94%) Mobile Application Development
15 18 (9.94%) OO
16 17 (9.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (34.81%) Scala
2 38 (20.99%) Java 8
3 34 (18.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (18.78%) SQL
4 27 (14.92%) Groovy
5 23 (12.71%) Ruby
6 17 (9.39%) Python
7 13 (7.18%) C#
8 10 (5.52%) Perl
9 9 (4.97%) Haskell
10 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.10%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.55%) ABAP
13 1 (0.55%) C
13 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.87%) Degree
4 6 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.10%) ISEB
6 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.73%) QA
2 6 (3.31%) GCP
System Software
1 29 (16.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (13.26%) Puppet
2 12 (6.63%) Grafana
2 12 (6.63%) Kibana
3 10 (5.52%) Terraform
4 6 (3.31%) Ansible
5 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) SCCM
6 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (19.89%) Oracle
2 15 (8.29%) webMethods
3 13 (7.18%) Atlassian
4 12 (6.63%) Google
5 5 (2.76%) Adobe
5 5 (2.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.10%) FatWire
6 2 (1.10%) Informatica
6 2 (1.10%) Talend
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) SAP