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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 15 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 36 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.36% 2.56% 6.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.78% 6.09% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £258 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -23.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £137 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £428 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
158 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.84% 42.12% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 68 41
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidstone - 7 £350 -
Tonbridge - 3 £575 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - - 1
West Malling - 2 £288 -
Chatham - 1 - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
4 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) MySQL
5 13 (27.66%) CSS
6 12 (25.53%) TDD
7 10 (21.28%) Web Services
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.15%) jQuery
9 8 (17.02%) Subversion
9 8 (17.02%) Oracle
10 7 (14.89%) JBoss
10 7 (14.89%) JSON
10 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (14.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.89%) PrimeFaces
11 6 (12.77%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (12.77%) REST
11 6 (12.77%) Spring Integration
11 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.77%) Migration
11 6 (12.77%) Dojo
11 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.77%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (14.89%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (10.64%) OpenStack
4 4 (8.51%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.13%) FileNet
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) BigMachines
1 3 (6.38%) Eloqua
2 2 (4.26%) Maximo
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) PaaS
3 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.38%) Heroku
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.51%) Redis
5 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.13%) Big Data
7 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) mvBase
7 1 (2.13%) OpenQM
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) UniData
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Subversion
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) NetBeans
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.26%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.13%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (12.77%) HTML Developer
5 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Swing Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
1 15 (31.91%) HTML
2 13 (27.66%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) Web Services
4 9 (19.15%) jQuery
5 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.89%) JSON
5 7 (14.89%) PrimeFaces
6 6 (12.77%) Dojo
6 6 (12.77%) Java EE
6 6 (12.77%) JSF
6 6 (12.77%) REST
6 6 (12.77%) Spring
6 6 (12.77%) Spring Integration
6 6 (12.77%) XML
7 5 (10.64%) J2EE
7 5 (10.64%) Swing
8 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (6.38%) Mason
9 3 (6.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Clustering
1 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.13%) NHS
1 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) TDD
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) MVC
3 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.64%) DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) SOA
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow Management
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.26%) SDLC
8 1 (2.13%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) PHP
4 5 (10.64%) Ruby
5 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.38%) Apex Code
6 3 (6.38%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) Go
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) vSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Siebel
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Ektron
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
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