The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 35 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 1.73% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.79% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £550 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £390 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.73%
Java Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
241 279 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.77% 96.54% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 168 176
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Kent region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Kent region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Kent region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (71.43%) Spring
4 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) JSP
5 9 (42.86%) UML
5 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
6 8 (38.10%) Maven
6 8 (38.10%) JSON
6 8 (38.10%) JIRA
6 8 (38.10%) AspectJ
6 8 (38.10%) AOP
6 8 (38.10%) Ruby
6 8 (38.10%) Subversion
6 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 8 (38.10%) PaaS
6 8 (38.10%) Heroku
6 8 (38.10%) RUP
6 8 (38.10%) OOP
6 8 (38.10%) XML
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) Servlets
6 8 (38.10%) Ant
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) J2EE
6 8 (38.10%) OOD

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 18 (85.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Heroku
1 8 (38.10%) PaaS
2 7 (33.33%) Bluemix
2 7 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (19.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (19.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Ant
1 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Spring
2 9 (42.86%) JSP
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) JDBC
3 8 (38.10%) JSON
3 8 (38.10%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (38.10%) Servlets
3 8 (38.10%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) JMS
5 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (9.52%) Swing
7 1 (4.76%) JPA
7 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
1 10 (47.62%) TDD
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) AOP
3 8 (38.10%) OOD
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 8 (38.10%) RUP
4 7 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) High Availability
5 4 (19.05%) Microservices
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) AspectJ
2 8 (38.10%) Go
2 8 (38.10%) Ruby
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) OCPJP
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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