The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 20 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.43% 0.72% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.87% 2.13% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£525 £494 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £479 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £509 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
106 94 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.41% 33.94% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 38
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.79 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% +104.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
South East

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Java
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £350 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £700 - 3
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 - 4
Tonbridge - 1 £700 -
West Malling - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sandwich - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 28 (73.68%) Spring
2 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 26 (68.42%) XML
3 24 (63.16%) TDD
4 22 (57.89%) SOA
5 20 (52.63%) Games
5 20 (52.63%) Internet
5 20 (52.63%) Google
5 20 (52.63%) JSON
5 20 (52.63%) OAuth
5 20 (52.63%) Game Development
5 20 (52.63%) REST
5 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
5 20 (52.63%) Mobile Application Development
5 20 (52.63%) Facebook
5 20 (52.63%) Twitter
6 19 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 19 (50.00%) Use Case
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 10 (26.32%) Perl
9 9 (23.68%) HTML
10 8 (21.05%) Ruby
11 7 (18.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (18.42%) Web Services
12 6 (15.79%) .NET
12 6 (15.79%) Apache
12 6 (15.79%) PaaS
12 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (13.16%) Open Source

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) PaaS
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) WebLOAD
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (52.63%) Games
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Mobile Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (2.63%) webMethods Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) Spring
2 26 (68.42%) XML
3 20 (52.63%) JSON
3 20 (52.63%) OAuth
3 20 (52.63%) REST
4 9 (23.68%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 6 (15.79%) .NET
6 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (10.53%) J2SE
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.89%) JPA
8 3 (7.89%) JSP
8 3 (7.89%) J2ME
8 3 (7.89%) Middleware
8 3 (7.89%) Java ME
9 2 (5.26%) EntireX
9 2 (5.26%) JMS
9 2 (5.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Solaris
3 2 (5.26%) AIX
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) OS/400
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) TDD
2 22 (57.89%) SOA
3 20 (52.63%) Game Development
3 20 (52.63%) Mobile Application Development
4 19 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 19 (50.00%) Use Case
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) UML
7 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 8 (21.05%) Ruby
5 5 (13.16%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) OCPJP
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) HL7
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) vCloud
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) nmon
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Google
1 20 (52.63%) Facebook
1 20 (52.63%) Twitter
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Software AG
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) webMethods
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
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