The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Java Developer
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 72 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.60% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.83% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £480 £531 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.51% +63.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £506 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £582 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £411
% change year-on-year -6.66% +9.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 477 725 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.59% 98.64% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1950 1398
Median daily rate £415 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £526 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 90 91
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.25 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in West Sussex

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in West Sussex

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in West Sussex

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +16 2 £433 -21.31%
Crawley 0 1 £480 -8.57%
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) XSD
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) EclipseLink
3 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) JPA

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 5 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) EclipseLink
2 4 (66.67%) EJB
2 4 (66.67%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
2 4 (66.67%) JPA
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) XSD
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (16.67%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle