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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 125 131 163
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 22 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.69% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 21
Median daily rate £600 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £47.50 £46.38
% change year-on-year
-16.31% +2.42%

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
2794 2904 4780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 95.84% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2221 2267 3678
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 82
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (64.10%) Python
4 24 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (51.28%) Banking
6 19 (48.72%) Linux
6 19 (48.72%) Puppet
6 19 (48.72%) DevOps
7 17 (43.59%) Atlassian
8 16 (41.03%) Unix
8 16 (41.03%) Perl
9 14 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (25.64%) Scala
10 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
10 10 (25.64%) Apache Spark
11 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 8 (20.51%) Spring
12 7 (17.95%) Big Data
12 7 (17.95%) Ansible
13 6 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (12.82%) Kafka
14 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
14 5 (12.82%) JIRA
14 5 (12.82%) TDD
14 5 (12.82%) SQL
14 5 (12.82%) Web Services
15 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
15 4 (10.26%) Jenkins

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 10 (25.64%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) AMQP
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
2 7 (17.95%) Big Data
3 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.13%) Flink
5 2 (5.13%) Hazelcast
5 2 (5.13%) HBase
5 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.56%) GIS
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Mockito
5 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) FishEye
5 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.56%) Hudson
5 1 (2.56%) JBehave
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (51.28%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Spring
2 5 (12.82%) Kafka
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) Dropwizard
4 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) JMS
4 3 (7.69%) REST
4 3 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (5.13%) Akka
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) Drools
5 2 (5.13%) Guava
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) JPA
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
5 2 (5.13%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Equities
2 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.56%) Life Science
2 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (48.72%) DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Data Ingestion
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) API Design
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) High Availability
8 2 (5.13%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.13%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) Python
3 16 (41.03%) Perl
4 10 (25.64%) Scala
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Puppet
2 14 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.95%) Ansible
4 3 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.56%) Ambari
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.13%) Hortonworks
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) WorldPay
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