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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 156 192 175
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 17 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 19
Median daily rate £625 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.38 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +29.21%
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
3358 5251 5446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 95.04% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 4096 3935
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.73 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% -6.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) DevOps
3 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (37.78%) Python
5 16 (35.56%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (35.56%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (35.56%) Puppet
6 15 (33.33%) Banking
6 15 (33.33%) Unix
6 15 (33.33%) Perl
7 13 (28.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (26.67%) TDD
8 12 (26.67%) Atlassian
8 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
10 10 (22.22%) Web Services
11 9 (20.00%) Ruby
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (20.00%) Redis
12 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
12 8 (17.78%) Go
12 8 (17.78%) vSphere
12 8 (17.78%) Heroku
12 8 (17.78%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (17.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (17.78%) PaaS
12 8 (17.78%) J2EE

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 (17.78%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
2 6 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.78%) Heroku
3 8 (17.78%) PaaS
4 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.22%) GitHub
5 1 (2.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (20.00%) Redis
3 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) HBase
5 1 (2.22%) Mixpanel
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.44%) Appium
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) GitLab
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) ZenHub
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) J2EE
2 8 (17.78%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (15.56%) Spring
4 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.89%) XML
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) JMS
6 3 (6.67%) JSP
6 3 (6.67%) Middleware
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.44%) EJB
7 2 (4.44%) ELK Stack
7 2 (4.44%) FpML
7 2 (4.44%) JDBC
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) Servlets
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) DevOps
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Kanban
9 3 (6.67%) MVC
9 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.44%) ETL
10 2 (4.44%) High Availability
10 2 (4.44%) OO
10 2 (4.44%) OOD
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) Python
3 15 (33.33%) Perl
4 9 (20.00%) Ruby
5 8 (17.78%) Go
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SDET
2 1 (2.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) vSphere
2 5 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (35.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Graphite
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) logstash
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Atlassian
2 5 (11.11%) Sybase
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.22%) New Relic
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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