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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Kent
Rank 28 15 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing Java 12 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.40% 10.99% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.37% 21.58% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +12.58%

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
97 190 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.53% 50.94% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 160 73
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +5 2 - - 2
Maidstone 0 2 £263 -25.00% 2
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (36.11%) XML
3 13 (36.11%) TDD
4 12 (33.33%) REST
5 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
5 11 (30.56%) Android SDK
5 11 (30.56%) Android Development
5 11 (30.56%) Android
5 11 (30.56%) Memory Management
5 11 (30.56%) Spring
5 11 (30.56%) OpenGL
6 10 (27.78%) JUnit
6 10 (27.78%) JIRA
6 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) Heroku
7 9 (25.00%) PaaS
7 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (25.00%) Mobile Development
7 9 (25.00%) Go
7 9 (25.00%) JSON
7 9 (25.00%) Web Development
7 9 (25.00%) Ruby
7 9 (25.00%) UML
7 9 (25.00%) OO
7 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (25.00%) Middleware

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 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (19.44%) OpenStack
2 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Heroku
1 9 (25.00%) PaaS
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (22.22%) Redis
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) HBase
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 10 (27.78%) JIRA
1 10 (27.78%) JUnit
2 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) jMock
3 4 (11.11%) Maven
3 4 (11.11%) Mockito
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 23 (63.89%) Java Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Android Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Java Android Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (8.33%) J2EE Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Web Services
2 13 (36.11%) XML
3 12 (33.33%) REST
4 11 (30.56%) Android SDK
4 11 (30.56%) OpenGL
4 11 (30.56%) Spring
5 9 (25.00%) JSON
5 9 (25.00%) Middleware
6 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 8 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (16.67%) JPA
7 6 (16.67%) JSP
8 5 (13.89%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) J2EE
9 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.56%) CSS
11 1 (2.78%) Ajax
11 1 (2.78%) HTML5
11 1 (2.78%) jQuery
11 1 (2.78%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) Android Development
3 11 (30.56%) Memory Management
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 9 (25.00%) OO
5 9 (25.00%) UML
5 9 (25.00%) Web Development
6 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
10 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (25.00%) Go
1 9 (25.00%) Ruby
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) OCPJP
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
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