The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 29 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 8 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.28% 7.35% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.78% 20.00% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
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£275 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
118 75 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.36% 36.76% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 62
Average daily rate £338 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £47.00 £20.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £107.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 6 May 2015. 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 -8 4 - - 2
Faversham 0 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £275 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) PDA
4 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Android Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) DHTML
5 1 (6.67%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
5 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) Dojo
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) PDA
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Delphi
2 2 (13.33%) Ada
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec
Kent
Mason Frank
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