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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 49 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.68% 3.32% 8.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.25% 6.84% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 1 7
Median daily rate £606 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.45% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £275 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
242 117 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 52.72% 48.55% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 52 41
Median daily rate £356 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 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 3 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
Tonbridge - 12 £650 - 2
Tunbridge Wells -4 9 £270 - 3
Sittingbourne - 1 £375 - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 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 37 (44.58%) TDD
2 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 34 (40.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 32 (38.55%) PaaS
4 31 (37.35%) Software Engineering
4 31 (37.35%) Ruby
5 30 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (34.94%) DevOps
7 28 (33.73%) Web Services
8 27 (32.53%) Go
8 27 (32.53%) RabbitMQ
8 27 (32.53%) OpenStack
8 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (32.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (30.12%) Heroku
9 25 (30.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (27.71%) vSphere
10 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (26.51%) SQL
12 21 (25.30%) Redis
13 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
13 20 (24.10%) HTML
14 18 (21.69%) CSS
15 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.07%) Hibernate
16 15 (18.07%) Spring
17 12 (14.46%) Subversion
17 12 (14.46%) MySQL
17 12 (14.46%) Docker
18 11 (13.25%) JSON

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 34 (40.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 27 (32.53%) OpenStack
3 9 (10.84%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.20%) FileNet
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) BigMachines
1 3 (3.61%) Eloqua
2 2 (2.41%) Magento
2 2 (2.41%) Maximo
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.55%) PaaS
2 30 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (30.12%) Heroku
5 6 (7.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (4.82%) SaaS
7 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.41%) IaaS
8 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.20%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) AMQP
2 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (25.30%) Redis
3 12 (14.46%) MySQL
4 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.20%) Big Data
8 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.20%) mvBase
8 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.20%) OpenQM
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Subversion
2 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.41%) Ant
6 2 (2.41%) Grunt
6 2 (2.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
7 1 (1.20%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.20%) JMeter
7 1 (1.20%) MSTest
7 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.41%) Games
3 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (61.45%) Developer
2 34 (40.96%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Software Engineer
4 17 (20.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (19.28%) Java Engineer
6 13 (15.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (9.64%) HTML Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Ruby Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.73%) Web Services
2 27 (32.53%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (24.10%) HTML
4 18 (21.69%) CSS
5 15 (18.07%) Hibernate
5 15 (18.07%) Spring
6 11 (13.25%) JSON
6 11 (13.25%) XML
7 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.84%) PrimeFaces
8 8 (9.64%) JSF
8 8 (9.64%) REST
9 7 (8.43%) Java EE
9 7 (8.43%) jQuery
10 6 (7.23%) Dojo
10 6 (7.23%) JMS
10 6 (7.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (7.23%) Spring Integration
11 5 (6.02%) Swing
12 4 (4.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.61%) User Experience
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) TDD
2 31 (37.35%) Software Engineering
3 29 (34.94%) DevOps
4 27 (32.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.05%) SOA
7 9 (10.84%) Migration
8 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.23%) Microservices
9 6 (7.23%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.02%) CRM
10 5 (6.02%) High Availability
10 5 (6.02%) MVC
10 5 (6.02%) UML
10 5 (6.02%) Web Development
11 4 (4.82%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.82%) Scrum
12 3 (3.61%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) Ruby
2 27 (32.53%) Go
3 22 (26.51%) SQL
4 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
5 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.64%) PHP
7 3 (3.61%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.41%) AspectJ
8 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) C#
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) ISEB
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) vSphere
2 12 (14.46%) Docker
3 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.20%) vCloud
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.20%) XenApp
3 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) IBM
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Siebel
3 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.41%) Cognos
4 2 (2.41%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) Ektron
5 1 (1.20%) Foundry
5 1 (1.20%) Lotus
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago