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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 29 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.39% 5.08% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.21% 8.76% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
96 137 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.03% 58.05% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 102 38
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 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 - 9 £400 - 2
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Tonbridge - 1 £625 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) REST
4 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
4 10 (30.30%) Android SDK
4 10 (30.30%) Android Development
4 10 (30.30%) Android
4 10 (30.30%) Memory Management
4 10 (30.30%) XML
4 10 (30.30%) OpenGL
5 9 (27.27%) Ruby
5 9 (27.27%) Heroku
5 9 (27.27%) PaaS
5 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 9 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (27.27%) Go
6 8 (24.24%) Redis
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development
6 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (24.24%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (24.24%) vSphere
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) Eclipse

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 9 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Heroku
1 9 (27.27%) PaaS
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (24.24%) Redis
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
3 6 (18.18%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) jMock
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Android Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Java Android Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE Applications Developer
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 11 (33.33%) REST
3 10 (30.30%) Android SDK
3 10 (30.30%) OpenGL
3 10 (30.30%) XML
4 8 (24.24%) JSON
4 8 (24.24%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 6 (18.18%) Middleware
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 4 (12.12%) JPA
8 4 (12.12%) JSP
9 3 (9.09%) .NET
9 3 (9.09%) CSS
10 2 (6.06%) J2EE
10 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
11 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) Android Development
3 10 (30.30%) Memory Management
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) OO
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) UML
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 9 (27.27%) Go
1 9 (27.27%) Ruby
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
3 1 (3.03%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) OCPJP
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
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