The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 12 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.94% 5.65% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.95% 12.90% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Median daily rate £613 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £390 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 124 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.39% 43.82% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 57
Median daily rate £350 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Tonbridge - 1 £625 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Java.

1 31 (64.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (45.83%) TDD
2 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 21 (43.75%) Ruby
3 21 (43.75%) PaaS
3 21 (43.75%) Heroku
3 21 (43.75%) Web Services
3 21 (43.75%) Go
3 21 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (43.75%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (39.58%) Finance
5 18 (37.50%) DevOps
6 17 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (35.42%) Spring
7 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 16 (33.33%) vSphere
8 15 (31.25%) XML
8 15 (31.25%) OpenStack
9 14 (29.17%) Redis
9 14 (29.17%) Eclipse
9 14 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
9 14 (29.17%) JSON
10 11 (22.92%) SQL
11 10 (20.83%) Docker
12 9 (18.75%) Subversion
12 9 (18.75%) Scrum
12 9 (18.75%) JSP

Java
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 31 (64.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (31.25%) OpenStack
3 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Heroku
1 21 (43.75%) PaaS
2 17 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (14.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (14.58%) Bluemix
4 7 (14.58%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) AMQP
2 4 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (29.17%) Redis
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.17%) Eclipse
3 9 (18.75%) Subversion
4 8 (16.67%) Ant
4 8 (16.67%) JIRA
4 8 (16.67%) Maven
5 7 (14.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Java Engineer
5 10 (20.83%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (18.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (14.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (14.58%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (14.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (14.58%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (14.58%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
9 6 (12.50%) Android Developer
10 5 (10.42%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (10.42%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) RabbitMQ
1 21 (43.75%) Web Services
2 17 (35.42%) Spring
3 15 (31.25%) XML
4 14 (29.17%) JSON
5 9 (18.75%) JSP
6 8 (16.67%) J2EE
6 8 (16.67%) JDBC
6 8 (16.67%) JMS
6 8 (16.67%) Servlets
7 7 (14.58%) REST
7 7 (14.58%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (12.50%) Android SDK
8 6 (12.50%) OpenGL
9 4 (8.33%) .NET
10 3 (6.25%) CSS
10 3 (6.25%) HTML
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
11 2 (4.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Cloud Native
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
1 22 (45.83%) TDD
2 21 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (37.50%) DevOps
4 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) UML
6 8 (16.67%) AOP
6 8 (16.67%) Microservices
6 8 (16.67%) OOD
6 8 (16.67%) OOP
6 8 (16.67%) RUP
7 6 (12.50%) Android Development
7 6 (12.50%) High Availability
7 6 (12.50%) Memory Management
7 6 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 6 (12.50%) SOA
7 6 (12.50%) Web Development
8 4 (8.33%) CRM
8 4 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Go
1 21 (43.75%) Ruby
2 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) AspectJ
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) OCPJP
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) vSphere
2 10 (20.83%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) IBM
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Foundry
4 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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