The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 141 183 193
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 9 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Average daily rate £494 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £297 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £609 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £46.25 £55.98
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -17.38%
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
3006 4882 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.43% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3744 3993
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 8 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Engineer in their job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (81.58%) Software Engineering
3 40 (52.63%) Scala
4 28 (36.84%) Low Latency
5 27 (35.53%) Linux
6 26 (34.21%) Algorithmic Trading
7 23 (30.26%) Finance
8 22 (28.95%) Banking
8 22 (28.95%) Open Source
9 21 (27.63%) NoSQL
9 21 (27.63%) Functional Programming
9 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (27.63%) Eclipse
9 21 (27.63%) Unix
10 20 (26.32%) JUnit
10 20 (26.32%) Fixed Income
10 20 (26.32%) Grid Computing
10 20 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
10 20 (26.32%) Gradle
11 19 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 19 (25.00%) KDB
11 19 (25.00%) VTune
11 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 19 (25.00%) Solaris
12 12 (15.79%) TDD
13 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
14 7 (9.21%) DevOps
15 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
15 6 (7.89%) REST

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) Apache
1 4 (5.26%) Confluence
1 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.95%) JBoss
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.32%) Jetty
4 1 (1.32%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) BGP
1 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.32%) Firewall
1 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.32%) IPsec
1 1 (1.32%) IPv6
1 1 (1.32%) LAN
1 1 (1.32%) LDAP
1 1 (1.32%) Network Security
1 1 (1.32%) OSPF
1 1 (1.32%) VPN
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) NoSQL
2 19 (25.00%) KDB
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) BigTable
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) HBase
5 1 (1.32%) Mahout
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Eclipse
2 20 (26.32%) Gradle
2 20 (26.32%) JUnit
3 19 (25.00%) VTune
4 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.26%) JIRA
6 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 3 (3.95%) Subversion
7 2 (2.63%) Ant
7 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.63%) FishEye
7 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.32%) Bower
8 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.32%) Grunt
8 1 (1.32%) Hudson
8 1 (1.32%) Mockito
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) WebObjects
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 22 (28.95%) Banking
3 19 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Front Office
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) REST
2 4 (5.26%) Spring
3 3 (3.95%) Grails
4 1 (1.32%) .NET
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) JSP
4 1 (1.32%) LAMP
4 1 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.32%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (26.32%) Fixed Income
2 20 (26.32%) Grid Computing
3 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) Derivative
4 6 (7.89%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Linux
2 21 (27.63%) Unix
3 19 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (2.63%) Windows
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Debian
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (81.58%) Software Engineering
2 28 (36.84%) Low Latency
3 26 (34.21%) Algorithmic Trading
4 22 (28.95%) Open Source
5 21 (27.63%) Functional Programming
6 20 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
7 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.79%) TDD
9 7 (9.21%) DevOps
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.89%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.95%) Scrum
13 2 (2.63%) Analytics
13 2 (2.63%) BDD
13 2 (2.63%) High Availability
13 2 (2.63%) Quality Management
13 2 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (2.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (52.63%) Scala
3 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.58%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (3.95%) Groovy
5 3 (3.95%) Perl
5 3 (3.95%) Ruby
5 3 (3.95%) SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Go
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) CCNA
1 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) iptables
2 1 (1.32%) Postfix
2 1 (1.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Puppet
2 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Fidessa
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 26 days ago