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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 22 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.14% 2.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
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
224 224 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.12% 93.72% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 156 120
Median daily rate £350 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) Spring
4 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 7 (38.89%) JSON
5 7 (38.89%) JIRA
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) UML
5 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
6 6 (33.33%) OpenGL
6 6 (33.33%) Middleware
6 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (33.33%) OO
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) JUnit
6 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Android
6 6 (33.33%) Memory Management
6 6 (33.33%) REST
6 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 6 (33.33%) Android SDK
6 6 (33.33%) Android Development
6 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) JSP
7 5 (27.78%) Tomcat

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 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Heroku
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Bluemix
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
3 6 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Subversion
5 2 (11.11%) jMock
5 2 (11.11%) Mockito
6 1 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (44.44%) Spring
3 7 (38.89%) JSON
3 7 (38.89%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (33.33%) Middleware
4 6 (33.33%) OpenGL
4 6 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (27.78%) JSP
6 4 (22.22%) JPA
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 1 (5.56%) CSS
9 1 (5.56%) JDBC
9 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) UML
3 6 (33.33%) Android Development
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 6 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) AOP
8 1 (5.56%) OOD
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
8 1 (5.56%) RUP
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) Go
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) AspectJ
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
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