The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 132 178 197
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 29 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 15
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.21% -
Java Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3170 5165 5657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.17% 95.07% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2587 3935 4235
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Engineer across the City of London region.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer across the City of London region.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Java Engineer 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 City of London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) DevOps
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) Finance
5 13 (35.14%) TDD
5 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (32.43%) Python
7 11 (29.73%) Web Services
7 11 (29.73%) Linux
7 11 (29.73%) Perl
7 11 (29.73%) Puppet
7 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (27.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
8 10 (27.03%) Ruby
8 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.03%) Unix
9 9 (24.32%) Redis
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (21.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (21.62%) Go
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (21.62%) vSphere
10 8 (21.62%) PaaS
10 8 (21.62%) Heroku
10 8 (21.62%) OpenStack
10 8 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (21.62%) Banking
11 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 7 (18.92%) Spring

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (21.62%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (21.62%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (21.62%) Heroku
3 8 (21.62%) PaaS
4 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (24.32%) Redis
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.41%) Appium
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Ranorex
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
2 8 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (18.92%) Spring
4 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
4 5 (13.51%) SOAP
5 4 (10.81%) J2EE
5 4 (10.81%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) .NET
7 2 (5.41%) ELK Stack
7 2 (5.41%) Grails
7 2 (5.41%) JMS
7 2 (5.41%) Middleware
8 1 (2.70%) JSP
8 1 (2.70%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) Sensu
8 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) DevOps
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.41%) Kanban
9 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.41%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) Open Source
9 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.41%) System Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) Perl
4 10 (27.03%) Ruby
5 8 (21.62%) Go
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 2 (5.41%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) Groovy
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) WCAG
3 1 (2.70%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) vSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Graphite
2 1 (2.70%) Kibana
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) logstash
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.41%) Sybase
3 1 (2.70%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) New Relic
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Splunk