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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 49 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.69% 2.83% 7.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 5.88% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 8
Median daily rate £650 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.72% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £284 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £352 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
196 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.78% 48.18% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 64 43
Median daily rate £390 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -17.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 12 - - 2
Tonbridge - 11 £675 -
Maidstone - 2 £400 -
Faversham 0 1 £500 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 39 (43.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 38 (42.22%) TDD
3 36 (40.00%) Finance
4 33 (36.67%) PaaS
5 32 (35.56%) Software Engineering
5 32 (35.56%) Ruby
6 30 (33.33%) Web Services
6 30 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (33.33%) DevOps
7 28 (31.11%) Go
7 28 (31.11%) RabbitMQ
7 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (31.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 27 (30.00%) OpenStack
8 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (28.89%) Heroku
10 25 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (25.56%) vSphere
11 23 (25.56%) Spring
12 21 (23.33%) SQL
12 21 (23.33%) Redis
13 20 (22.22%) Bash Shell
14 19 (21.11%) XML
14 19 (21.11%) JSON
15 18 (20.00%) HTML
16 16 (17.78%) CSS
17 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
17 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
18 13 (14.44%) Docker
18 13 (14.44%) Subversion

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 39 (43.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 27 (30.00%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.67%) JBoss
5 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) BigMachines
1 3 (3.33%) Eloqua
1 3 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.67%) PaaS
2 30 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (28.89%) Heroku
5 7 (7.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (5.56%) Bluemix
7 4 (4.44%) SaaS
8 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.22%) IaaS
9 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) AMQP
2 4 (4.44%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (23.33%) Redis
3 13 (14.44%) MySQL
4 9 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) Big Data
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.44%) Subversion
3 12 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 8 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.78%) JIRA
6 6 (6.67%) Ant
6 6 (6.67%) Maven
7 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.22%) Grunt
10 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.11%) JMeter
10 1 (1.11%) JUnit
10 1 (1.11%) MSTest
10 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.22%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (65.56%) Developer
2 39 (43.33%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 17 (18.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (18.89%) Java Engineer
5 14 (15.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Android Developer
10 6 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (6.67%) HTML Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Java Swing Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.33%) Web Services
2 28 (31.11%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (25.56%) Spring
4 19 (21.11%) JSON
4 19 (21.11%) XML
5 18 (20.00%) HTML
6 16 (17.78%) CSS
7 12 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 12 (13.33%) REST
8 9 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.89%) jQuery
10 7 (7.78%) Java EE
10 7 (7.78%) JMS
10 7 (7.78%) JSP
10 7 (7.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (6.67%) Dojo
11 6 (6.67%) JSF
11 6 (6.67%) OpenGL
11 6 (6.67%) Servlets
11 6 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Cloud Native
1 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.44%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Android
1 7 (7.78%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) TDD
2 32 (35.56%) Software Engineering
3 30 (33.33%) DevOps
4 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (31.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (11.11%) SOA
5 10 (11.11%) UML
6 9 (10.00%) Scrum
7 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.89%) Web Development
8 7 (7.78%) CRM
8 7 (7.78%) Microservices
8 7 (7.78%) Migration
9 6 (6.67%) Android Development
9 6 (6.67%) AOP
9 6 (6.67%) Mobile Development
9 6 (6.67%) MVC
9 6 (6.67%) OOD
9 6 (6.67%) OOP
9 6 (6.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) Ruby
2 28 (31.11%) Go
3 21 (23.33%) SQL
4 20 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.00%) PHP
7 6 (6.67%) AspectJ
8 3 (3.33%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.22%) C#
10 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) vSphere
2 13 (14.44%) Docker
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) vCloud
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
3 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle
2 5 (5.56%) IBM
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) Siebel
4 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.22%) Citrix
5 2 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Ektron
6 1 (1.11%) Foundry
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
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