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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 131 143 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 20 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 12
Median daily rate £625 £444 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% +22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £494 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.46 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.53%

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
2817 3015 4912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.91% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 2375 3760
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (63.41%) Python
4 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (53.66%) Banking
6 20 (48.78%) Linux
6 20 (48.78%) Puppet
6 20 (48.78%) DevOps
7 18 (43.90%) Atlassian
8 17 (41.46%) Unix
8 17 (41.46%) Perl
9 11 (26.83%) Ansible
9 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (21.95%) Finance
10 9 (21.95%) Scala
10 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
11 8 (19.51%) Spring
11 8 (19.51%) Build Automation
11 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
11 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
12 6 (14.63%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (14.63%) Big Data
12 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (12.20%) Kafka
13 5 (12.20%) BDD
13 5 (12.20%) TDD
13 5 (12.20%) JIRA
13 5 (12.20%) SQL
14 4 (9.76%) Web Services
14 4 (9.76%) 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 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) AMQP
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
2 6 (14.63%) Big Data
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.88%) Flink
5 2 (4.88%) Hazelcast
5 2 (4.88%) HBase
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.44%) GIS
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Mockito
5 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) FishEye
5 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (53.66%) Banking
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Spring
2 5 (12.20%) Kafka
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.32%) Dropwizard
4 3 (7.32%) JMS
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (7.32%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.88%) Akka
5 2 (4.88%) Drools
5 2 (4.88%) Guava
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) JPA
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Equities
2 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.44%) Life Science
2 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (48.78%) DevOps
4 8 (19.51%) Build Automation
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) Data Ingestion
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) API Design
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.88%) MapReduce
9 2 (4.88%) MVC
10 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.44%) Migration
10 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Python
3 17 (41.46%) Perl
4 9 (21.95%) Scala
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.44%) SOQL
8 1 (2.44%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Puppet
2 11 (26.83%) Ansible
2 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.44%) Ambari
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.88%) Hortonworks
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) WorldPay
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