Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 200 160 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.73% 15.30% 11.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.17% 41.13% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 103 91
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £362 £353 £313
90th Percentile £560 £613 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -43.75%

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 538 389 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 47.70% 37.19% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 232 253
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £261
90th Percentile £544 £568 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +10.47% +14.67%
10th Percentile £35.00 £41.35 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.65 £50.93 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +1 122 £450 -6.25% 6
Crawley +5 17 £500 +17.65% 10
Gatwick 0 11 £538 +62.88%
Burgess Hill +1 3 - - 11
East Grinstead +1 1 £330 -22.35% 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 120 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (42.00%) Test Automation
3 71 (35.50%) Spring
4 68 (34.00%) Linux
5 67 (33.50%) Scrum
5 67 (33.50%) Scala
6 64 (32.00%) Oracle
7 63 (31.50%) JIRA
8 59 (29.50%) JSON
9 57 (28.50%) Selenium
9 57 (28.50%) REST
10 55 (27.50%) Google
11 54 (27.00%) SOAP
12 52 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
13 51 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 50 (25.00%) XML
15 49 (24.50%) Jenkins
16 48 (24.00%) DevOps
16 48 (24.00%) JavaScript
16 48 (24.00%) Confluence
17 47 (23.50%) RESTful
18 46 (23.00%) Windows
19 45 (22.50%) SQL
19 45 (22.50%) HTTP
19 45 (22.50%) Open Source
20 44 (22.00%) Configuration Management
21 43 (21.50%) Ruby
21 43 (21.50%) Microservices
22 42 (21.00%) Play Framework

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 48 (24.00%) Confluence
2 42 (21.00%) WebLogic
3 25 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 18 (9.00%) nginx
5 16 (8.00%) Apache
6 12 (6.00%) JBoss
6 12 (6.00%) NetWeaver
7 9 (4.50%) SAP Portal
8 8 (4.00%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.50%) IIS
10 6 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (3.00%) SAP EP
11 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.00%) AquaLogic
13 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.50%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.50%) OpenROAD
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.00%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.50%) Google Analytics
3 16 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (5.50%) GitHub
5 7 (3.50%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (1.50%) PaaS
6 3 (1.50%) Stackdriver
7 2 (1.00%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.00%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.00%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.50%) IaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.50%) HTTP
2 23 (11.50%) SSL
3 19 (9.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.50%) NFC
5 2 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 26 (13.00%) Relational Database
3 25 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 24 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 18 (9.00%) MySQL
6 6 (3.00%) Cloud Spanner
7 5 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.50%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.00%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.00%) Redis
11 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 63 (31.50%) JIRA
2 57 (28.50%) Selenium
3 50 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 49 (24.50%) Jenkins
5 40 (20.00%) JUnit
6 39 (19.50%) Cucumber
7 28 (14.00%) SoapUI
8 25 (12.50%) Subversion
9 23 (11.50%) IntelliJ
10 20 (10.00%) Hudson
11 19 (9.50%) Gatling
12 17 (8.50%) Ant
13 16 (8.00%) JMeter
14 14 (7.00%) Toad
15 12 (6.00%) Grunt
15 12 (6.00%) gulp
16 11 (5.50%) Eclipse
16 11 (5.50%) Karma Test Runner
16 11 (5.50%) Maven
16 11 (5.50%) Sublime Text
General
1 7 (3.50%) Back Office
2 4 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 112 (56.00%) Developer
2 64 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 36 (18.00%) Analyst
3 36 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 34 (17.00%) Scala Developer
5 28 (14.00%) Agile Developer
6 26 (13.00%) Architect
7 14 (7.00%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.00%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.00%) Consultant
11 9 (4.50%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
13 7 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (3.50%) Cloud Developer
13 7 (3.50%) Payments Architect
13 7 (3.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
13 7 (3.50%) Security Architect
14 6 (3.00%) SAP Architect
15 5 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (35.50%) Spring
2 59 (29.50%) JSON
3 57 (28.50%) REST
4 54 (27.00%) SOAP
5 50 (25.00%) XML
6 47 (23.50%) RESTful
7 42 (21.00%) Play Framework
8 40 (20.00%) Web Services
9 31 (15.50%) CSS
10 29 (14.50%) Gherkin
11 28 (14.00%) Spring Boot
12 26 (13.00%) HTML
13 24 (12.00%) Django
13 24 (12.00%) JMS
13 24 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 23 (11.50%) Hibernate
15 22 (11.00%) Guice
15 22 (11.00%) HTML5
16 21 (10.50%) J2EE
17 20 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.00%) Clustering
1 10 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.50%) Driving Licence
2 7 (3.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.50%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.00%) User Experience
5 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.00%) Linux
2 46 (23.00%) Windows
3 39 (19.50%) Unix
4 18 (9.00%) Ubuntu
5 15 (7.50%) Solaris
6 7 (3.50%) AIX
6 7 (3.50%) SUSE
6 7 (3.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.00%) Android
7 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (42.00%) Test Automation
3 67 (33.50%) Scrum
4 52 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (25.50%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (24.00%) DevOps
7 45 (22.50%) Open Source
8 44 (22.00%) Configuration Management
9 43 (21.50%) Microservices
10 41 (20.50%) BDD
11 38 (19.00%) Kanban
12 28 (14.00%) TDD
13 27 (13.50%) API Testing
14 26 (13.00%) MVC
15 23 (11.50%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (11.50%) Web Design
16 20 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
16 20 (10.00%) Functional Programming
16 20 (10.00%) OWASP
16 20 (10.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.50%) Scala
2 48 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.50%) SQL
4 43 (21.50%) Ruby
5 39 (19.50%) C#
6 28 (14.00%) Groovy
7 27 (13.50%) Java 8
8 24 (12.00%) Python
9 18 (9.00%) Haskell
10 17 (8.50%) Perl
11 13 (6.50%) ABAP
12 5 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.50%) C
15 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.00%) VB
16 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 20 (10.00%) ISEB
2 20 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 20 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (5.50%) Degree
4 7 (3.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (3.50%) CCSP
4 7 (3.50%) CISA
4 7 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.50%) CISM
4 7 (3.50%) CISSP
4 7 (3.50%) CLAS
4 7 (3.50%) CREST Certified
4 7 (3.50%) IISP
4 7 (3.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.50%) QA
2 7 (3.50%) GDPR
2 7 (3.50%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (3.50%) ISO 22301
2 7 (3.50%) ISO 31000
2 7 (3.50%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 7 (3.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (12.00%) Docker
2 7 (3.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (12.50%) Puppet
2 17 (8.50%) Grafana
2 17 (8.50%) Kibana
3 10 (5.00%) Ansible
4 7 (3.50%) Data Guard
4 7 (3.50%) Nessus
4 7 (3.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (3.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.00%) Terraform
6 1 (0.50%) Packer
6 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (32.00%) Oracle
2 55 (27.50%) Google
3 28 (14.00%) SAP
4 27 (13.50%) webMethods
5 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.00%) Adobe
7 10 (5.00%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.00%) IBM
8 8 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.50%) ArcSight
9 7 (3.50%) Ariba
9 7 (3.50%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (3.50%) Centrify
9 7 (3.50%) Imperva
9 7 (3.50%) McAfee
9 7 (3.50%) Okta
9 7 (3.50%) Qualys
9 7 (3.50%) Splunk
9 7 (3.50%) Trend Micro
9 7 (3.50%) Tripwire