The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 39
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 0 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 5.99% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 6.07% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Median daily rate - £750 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +172.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 222 313 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 95.69% 98.74% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 1046 622
Median daily rate £375 £434 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.59% +28.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £775 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 28
Median hourly rate £21.21 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.54% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £137.50 £25.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Kent

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Kent

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Kent

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP