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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 21 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.29% 3.06% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 6.29% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £450 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £358 £701
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 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
120 143 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.67% 48.64% 39.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 88 53
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.42 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 12 - - 2
Maidstone +5 2 £400 +45.45%
Faversham - 1 £500 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (52.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 30 (41.67%) PaaS
3 29 (40.28%) TDD
3 29 (40.28%) Software Engineering
3 29 (40.28%) Ruby
4 27 (37.50%) DevOps
5 26 (36.11%) Go
5 26 (36.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 26 (36.11%) RabbitMQ
5 26 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (34.72%) Finance
7 24 (33.33%) Web Services
7 24 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 24 (33.33%) Heroku
8 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (27.78%) vSphere
10 20 (27.78%) XML
11 19 (26.39%) SQL
11 19 (26.39%) Spring
11 19 (26.39%) Redis
12 18 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
13 15 (20.83%) JSON
14 14 (19.44%) Eclipse
15 13 (18.06%) HTML
15 13 (18.06%) CSS
15 13 (18.06%) Subversion
16 12 (16.67%) Docker

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 38 (52.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.56%) JBoss
5 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.39%) Mule
6 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.67%) PaaS
2 26 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (33.33%) Heroku
4 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (9.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (9.72%) Bluemix
6 2 (2.78%) IaaS
6 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) AMQP
2 4 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (26.39%) Redis
3 11 (15.28%) MySQL
4 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) Eclipse
3 13 (18.06%) Subversion
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
5 8 (11.11%) Ant
5 8 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.11%) Maven
6 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.39%) JUnit
7 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) Developer
2 28 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 19 (26.39%) Software Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) Java Engineer
5 14 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (18.06%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Analyst
8 8 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Android Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (33.33%) Web Services
3 20 (27.78%) XML
4 19 (26.39%) Spring
5 15 (20.83%) JSON
6 13 (18.06%) CSS
6 13 (18.06%) HTML
7 9 (12.50%) JSP
8 8 (11.11%) J2EE
8 8 (11.11%) JDBC
8 8 (11.11%) JMS
8 8 (11.11%) Servlets
9 7 (9.72%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (8.33%) Android SDK
10 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.33%) OpenGL
10 6 (8.33%) REST
11 5 (6.94%) jQuery
12 4 (5.56%) JSF
12 4 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Cloud Native
1 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Software Engineering
1 29 (40.28%) TDD
2 27 (37.50%) DevOps
3 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (15.28%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) UML
6 8 (11.11%) AOP
6 8 (11.11%) Microservices
6 8 (11.11%) OOD
6 8 (11.11%) OOP
6 8 (11.11%) RUP
7 7 (9.72%) SOA
8 6 (8.33%) Android Development
8 6 (8.33%) High Availability
8 6 (8.33%) Memory Management
8 6 (8.33%) Mobile Development
8 6 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 6 (8.33%) Web Development
9 5 (6.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Ruby
2 26 (36.11%) Go
3 19 (26.39%) SQL
4 18 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.11%) AspectJ
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) OCPJP
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) vSphere
2 12 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.39%) vCloud
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) IBM
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) Citrix
4 2 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Ektron
5 1 (1.39%) Foundry
5 1 (1.39%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.39%) Siebel
5 1 (1.39%) Teradata
5 1 (1.39%) VMware