The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 415 425 445
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 215 196 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 140 107
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +69.23%
Java Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Engineer across the England region.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer across the England region.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 92 £500 - 37
South East +24 52 £360 -13.77% 17
West Midlands -4 22 £415 +43.10% 1
Yorkshire +13 18 £475 +43.93% 5
North West -9 17 £400 -8.57% 5
South West -11 9 £369 +34.09% 12
North East -49 5 £450 -
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 399 (100.00%) Java
2 209 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (48.87%) Software Engineering
4 128 (32.08%) DevOps
5 126 (31.58%) TDD
6 117 (29.32%) Spring
7 115 (28.82%) Linux
8 93 (23.31%) JavaScript
9 90 (22.56%) Web Services
10 83 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (19.80%) Unix
12 77 (19.30%) SQL
13 75 (18.80%) Finance
14 69 (17.29%) Scrum
14 69 (17.29%) HTML
15 67 (16.79%) Hibernate
16 64 (16.04%) J2EE
17 61 (15.29%) Puppet
18 60 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
18 60 (15.04%) Jenkins
19 59 (14.79%) BDD
19 59 (14.79%) Git (software)
20 57 (14.29%) REST
20 57 (14.29%) Oracle
21 56 (14.04%) XML
22 55 (13.78%) CSS
22 55 (13.78%) Python
22 55 (13.78%) Ruby
23 54 (13.53%) MongoDB
24 51 (12.78%) Scala

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 41 (10.28%) Apache
2 39 (9.77%) Tomcat
3 27 (6.77%) OpenStack
4 26 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 25 (6.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 20 (5.01%) JBoss
6 20 (5.01%) WebSphere
7 16 (4.01%) Apache Spark
7 16 (4.01%) Confluence
8 13 (3.26%) CMS
9 12 (3.01%) nginx
10 11 (2.76%) IIS
10 11 (2.76%) WebLogic Portal
11 10 (2.51%) Jetty
12 7 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.75%) Mule
12 7 (1.75%) Mule ESB
13 4 (1.00%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) MS Office
2 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.27%) PaaS
4 20 (5.01%) Heroku
5 12 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.26%) Google App Engine
7 9 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.75%) SaaS
10 5 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.75%) GitHub
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.25%) IaaS
12 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.26%) HTTP
2 9 (2.26%) SNMP
3 7 (1.75%) Internet
4 6 (1.50%) AMQP
4 6 (1.50%) DNS
4 6 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.00%) Firewall
6 3 (0.75%) DHCP
6 3 (0.75%) FTP
6 3 (0.75%) IPsec
6 3 (0.75%) SSH
7 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) SpaceWire
7 1 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.53%) MongoDB
2 34 (8.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 26 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.02%) Hadoop
5 23 (5.76%) MySQL
5 23 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 21 (5.26%) Redis
7 13 (3.26%) Big Data
8 11 (2.76%) Neo4j
8 11 (2.76%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.26%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.00%) HBase
10 4 (1.00%) Impala
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (15.04%) Jenkins
2 59 (14.79%) Git (software)
3 49 (12.28%) Selenium
4 48 (12.03%) Maven
5 39 (9.77%) JUnit
6 27 (6.77%) Eclipse
7 25 (6.27%) Gradle
7 25 (6.27%) JIRA
8 24 (6.02%) Cucumber
9 20 (5.01%) Ant
9 20 (5.01%) WebDriver
10 18 (4.51%) SoapUI
10 18 (4.51%) Subversion
11 17 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (3.51%) Mockito
13 12 (3.01%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.01%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.75%) Hudson
15 7 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 75 (18.80%) Finance
2 26 (6.52%) Banking
2 26 (6.52%) Retail
3 8 (2.01%) Aerospace
3 8 (2.01%) Games
4 7 (1.75%) Electronics
4 7 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.25%) Military
7 4 (1.00%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Back Office
8 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.75%) Front Office
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Avionics
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (29.32%) Spring
2 90 (22.56%) Web Services
3 69 (17.29%) HTML
4 67 (16.79%) Hibernate
5 64 (16.04%) J2EE
6 57 (14.29%) REST
7 56 (14.04%) XML
8 55 (13.78%) CSS
9 43 (10.78%) SOAP
10 34 (8.52%) Node.js
11 32 (8.02%) Java EE
11 32 (8.02%) JSON
11 32 (8.02%) RESTful
12 31 (7.77%) HTML5
13 30 (7.52%) JMS
14 28 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (6.52%) AngularJS
16 23 (5.76%) Play Framework
17 22 (5.51%) JSP
18 18 (4.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.75%) User Experience
5 6 (1.50%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.00%) Fintech
7 4 (1.00%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.75%) Derivative
8 3 (0.75%) Physics
9 2 (0.50%) Clustering
9 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 115 (28.82%) Linux
2 79 (19.80%) Unix
3 29 (7.27%) Windows
4 14 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.25%) Android
5 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.75%) CentOS
7 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.50%) AIX
8 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Fedora
9 1 (0.25%) HPUX
9 1 (0.25%) NetWare
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (48.87%) Software Engineering
3 128 (32.08%) DevOps
4 126 (31.58%) TDD
5 83 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (17.29%) Scrum
7 59 (14.79%) BDD
8 40 (10.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 40 (10.03%) E-Commerce
8 40 (10.03%) Microservices
9 39 (9.77%) Open Source
10 34 (8.52%) OO
11 32 (8.02%) SOA
12 31 (7.77%) UML
13 28 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 27 (6.77%) Multithreading
15 25 (6.27%) Test Automation
16 24 (6.02%) Regression Testing
17 21 (5.26%) SDLC
18 17 (4.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 399 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (23.31%) JavaScript
3 77 (19.30%) SQL
4 55 (13.78%) Python
4 55 (13.78%) Ruby
5 51 (12.78%) Scala
6 41 (10.28%) C++
7 37 (9.27%) Perl
8 30 (7.52%) C#
9 25 (6.27%) Go
10 20 (5.01%) Bash Shell
11 18 (4.51%) C
12 16 (4.01%) Groovy
13 8 (2.01%) Ada
14 7 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.25%) PHP
16 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.50%) Haskell
17 2 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.76%) Degree
4 9 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.01%) ISEB
5 8 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.27%) QA
2 7 (1.75%) SDET
3 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.75%) WCAG
4 1 (0.25%) ECSS
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (10.78%) Docker
2 17 (4.26%) vSphere
3 6 (1.50%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.00%) HDFS
5 2 (0.50%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.25%) etcd
6 1 (0.25%) GPFS
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.25%) Snort
6 1 (0.25%) vCloud
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (15.29%) Puppet
2 30 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (5.76%) Ansible
4 16 (4.01%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.50%) Mesos
6 5 (1.25%) Salt
7 4 (1.00%) Nagios
8 3 (0.75%) Graphite
8 3 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.75%) Kibana
8 3 (0.75%) logstash
8 3 (0.75%) Oozie
8 3 (0.75%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.50%) Cacti
10 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.25%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.25%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.25%) StatsD
10 1 (0.25%) Sun Identity Manager
10 1 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 57 (14.29%) Oracle
2 22 (5.51%) Atlassian
3 21 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.76%) webMethods
5 13 (3.26%) IBM
6 12 (3.01%) Google
6 12 (3.01%) Splunk
7 11 (2.76%) VMware
8 10 (2.51%) Adobe
8 10 (2.51%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.75%) Sybase
10 6 (1.50%) Luciad
10 6 (1.50%) Rally
11 5 (1.25%) New Relic
12 4 (1.00%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.75%) AppDynamics
13 3 (0.75%) ForgeRock
13 3 (0.75%) SAP
14 2 (0.50%) Murex
14 2 (0.50%) Sun
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