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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 131 174 205
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 28 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 11
Median daily rate £550 £431 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +17.50%
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
3273 5234 5946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.95% 95.51% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2658 3967 4354
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) DevOps
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 14 (35.00%) TDD
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
8 12 (30.00%) Python
8 12 (30.00%) Perl
8 12 (30.00%) Banking
8 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (30.00%) Puppet
9 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (27.50%) Ruby
9 11 (27.50%) Web Services
10 10 (25.00%) Unix
11 9 (22.50%) Go
12 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (20.00%) Redis
12 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
12 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (20.00%) Heroku
12 8 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
12 8 (20.00%) vSphere
12 8 (20.00%) PaaS

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 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) Confluence
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) MediaWiki
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) Heroku
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.00%) PaaS
3 3 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) BGP
2 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
2 1 (2.50%) IPv6
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) OSPF
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (20.00%) Redis
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.00%) FishEye
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Appium
5 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.50%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) Hudson
5 1 (2.50%) Mockito
5 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (17.50%) REST
3 7 (17.50%) Spring
4 5 (12.50%) SOAP
5 4 (10.00%) Grails
6 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.50%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) .NET
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
7 2 (5.00%) JSP
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware
8 1 (2.50%) ELK Stack
8 1 (2.50%) HTML
8 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Derivative
1 2 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) DevOps
3 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.50%) Low Latency
8 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.00%) High Availability
9 2 (5.00%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) OOD
9 2 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) Perl
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Go
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Groovy
7 2 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) WCAG
3 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) HDFS
3 1 (2.50%) iptables
3 1 (2.50%) Postfix
3 1 (2.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Graphite
3 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.50%) Salt
3 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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