Period
to 19 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 19 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 177 140 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.88% 12.37% 9.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.30% 33.49% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 68
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +3.26% +22.67%
10th Percentile £395 £343 £325
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +9.09%
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 345 418 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 34.85% 36.93% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 233 288
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £296 £264 £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 23 16 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.00 £44.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +17.83% -1.32%
10th Percentile £42.50 £34.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £52.20 £50.00 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +14.07%

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 19 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 19 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 0 96 £480 -1.61% 9
Crawley +4 17 £405 -14.74% 6
Gatwick +3 8 £330 -28.65% 1
Horsham -1 3 - - 2
Burgess Hill -1 1 - - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (47.46%) Spring
3 77 (43.50%) Scrum
4 72 (40.68%) Scala
4 72 (40.68%) REST
5 67 (37.85%) Linux
6 63 (35.59%) Microservices
7 62 (35.03%) Test Automation
8 61 (34.46%) Git (software)
9 60 (33.90%) CSS
10 56 (31.64%) HTML
11 52 (29.38%) JSON
12 48 (27.12%) Web Services
13 47 (26.55%) HTML5
14 46 (25.99%) HTTP
14 46 (25.99%) DevOps
15 45 (25.42%) XML
15 45 (25.42%) SOAP
15 45 (25.42%) Unix
16 44 (24.86%) Selenium
17 43 (24.29%) Play Framework
18 42 (23.73%) Open Source
19 41 (23.16%) JavaScript
20 40 (22.60%) Hibernate
20 40 (22.60%) MongoDB
21 39 (22.03%) Subversion
22 38 (21.47%) SQL
23 37 (20.90%) Spring Boot
24 36 (20.34%) WebLogic
25 35 (19.77%) Docker

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 (20.34%) WebLogic
2 17 (9.60%) Apache
2 17 (9.60%) Confluence
3 16 (9.04%) JBoss
4 10 (5.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.95%) IBM Domino
5 7 (3.95%) nginx
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.82%) Alfresco
6 5 (2.82%) CMS
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.52%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.95%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (3.95%) GitHub
4 7 (3.95%) Google Analytics
4 7 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.95%) 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 (25.99%) HTTP
2 20 (11.30%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.73%) 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 (22.60%) MongoDB
2 24 (13.56%) NoSQL
2 24 (13.56%) Oracle Database
2 24 (13.56%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.73%) MySQL
4 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.95%) DB2
7 4 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.26%) 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 61 (34.46%) Git (software)
2 44 (24.86%) Selenium
3 39 (22.03%) Subversion
4 31 (17.51%) JUnit
5 25 (14.12%) IntelliJ
6 22 (12.43%) Jenkins
7 20 (11.30%) Cucumber
7 20 (11.30%) JIRA
8 19 (10.73%) Eclipse
9 16 (9.04%) Maven
10 15 (8.47%) SoapUI
11 12 (6.78%) Gatling
12 7 (3.95%) Ant
12 7 (3.95%) Grunt
12 7 (3.95%) gulp
12 7 (3.95%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (3.95%) Sublime Text
13 1 (0.56%) Appium
13 1 (0.56%) Mockito
13 1 (0.56%) RStudio
General
1 6 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (77.97%) Developer
2 67 (37.85%) Java Developer
3 39 (22.03%) Scala Developer
4 19 (10.73%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (7.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (7.34%) Architect
8 12 (6.78%) AWS Developer
9 9 (5.08%) HTML Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Java Scala Developer
10 8 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Linux Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Technical Design Leader
10 8 (4.52%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.52%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) MuleSoft Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (2.82%) Integration Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (47.46%) Spring
2 72 (40.68%) REST
3 60 (33.90%) CSS
4 56 (31.64%) HTML
5 52 (29.38%) JSON
6 48 (27.12%) Web Services
7 47 (26.55%) HTML5
8 45 (25.42%) SOAP
8 45 (25.42%) XML
9 43 (24.29%) Play Framework
10 40 (22.60%) Hibernate
11 37 (20.90%) Spring Boot
12 33 (18.64%) RESTful
13 30 (16.95%) EJB
14 26 (14.69%) JPA
15 24 (13.56%) Ajax
15 24 (13.56%) CSS3
15 24 (13.56%) J2EE
15 24 (13.56%) JMS
16 23 (12.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.95%) Public Cloud
2 7 (3.95%) User Experience
3 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.85%) Linux
2 45 (25.42%) Unix
3 24 (13.56%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.21%) Windows
5 8 (4.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.50%) Scrum
3 63 (35.59%) Microservices
4 62 (35.03%) Test Automation
5 46 (25.99%) DevOps
6 42 (23.73%) Open Source
7 30 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (16.38%) Web Development
9 28 (15.82%) Configuration Management
10 26 (14.69%) Mentoring
11 23 (12.99%) MVC
12 22 (12.43%) Continuous Deployment
13 21 (11.86%) SOA
14 20 (11.30%) TDD
15 19 (10.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (10.73%) Web Design
16 18 (10.17%) Kanban
17 16 (9.04%) Software Engineering
17 16 (9.04%) User Stories
18 15 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.68%) Scala
2 41 (23.16%) JavaScript
3 38 (21.47%) SQL
4 25 (14.12%) Groovy
5 22 (12.43%) Ruby
6 19 (10.73%) Python
7 9 (5.08%) C#
8 8 (4.52%) Perl
9 7 (3.95%) Haskell
10 4 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.69%) XPath
12 2 (1.13%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.95%) 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 (7.34%) QA
2 7 (3.95%) GCP
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (19.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
3 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (17.51%) Puppet
2 16 (9.04%) Grafana
2 16 (9.04%) Kibana
3 8 (4.52%) Terraform
4 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.56%) Oozie
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (19.21%) Oracle
2 17 (9.60%) Google
2 17 (9.60%) webMethods
3 10 (5.65%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.39%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.26%) HP
6 3 (1.69%) Northgate
7 2 (1.13%) Adobe
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.56%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (0.56%) Juniper
8 1 (0.56%) VMware