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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 386 423 444
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 225 205 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.43% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 171 135
Median daily rate £488 £520 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £39.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £47.50 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.33
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.05%
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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 +8 132 £500 -16.66% 47
South East +10 34 £508 +16.11% 18
South West +19 19 £450 +7.78% 13
East of England +10 17 £375 -6.54% 10
North West -2 10 £339 -24.72% 8
Yorkshire +27 8 £475 -8.65% 12
North East -23 5 £350 +0.71%
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 410 (98.80%) Java
2 249 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (40.72%) Software Engineering
4 132 (31.81%) Linux
5 122 (29.40%) TDD
6 115 (27.71%) DevOps
7 107 (25.78%) Spring
8 99 (23.86%) Python
9 98 (23.61%) Scrum
10 90 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (21.20%) Jenkins
12 85 (20.48%) SQL
13 81 (19.52%) Web Services
14 78 (18.80%) Git (software)
15 77 (18.55%) BDD
15 77 (18.55%) JavaScript
15 77 (18.55%) Finance
16 72 (17.35%) Open Source
17 71 (17.11%) Cucumber
17 71 (17.11%) Selenium
17 71 (17.11%) Unix
18 68 (16.39%) Scala
19 64 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
20 62 (14.94%) HTML
21 61 (14.70%) XML
21 61 (14.70%) Puppet
22 60 (14.46%) Maven
23 56 (13.49%) Hadoop
23 56 (13.49%) QA
24 54 (13.01%) JUnit

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 47 (11.33%) Tomcat
2 43 (10.36%) Apache
3 35 (8.43%) Apache Spark
4 33 (7.95%) WebSphere
5 29 (6.99%) JBoss
6 26 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (6.02%) WebLogic
8 21 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (4.82%) Apache Solr
10 17 (4.10%) Confluence
11 13 (3.13%) Apache Pig
11 13 (3.13%) nginx
12 11 (2.65%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.93%) WebSphere Process Server
14 6 (1.45%) Jetty
15 5 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (1.20%) CMS
15 5 (1.20%) IIS
15 5 (1.20%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.48%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.30%) Amazon S3
3 21 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (4.82%) GitHub
5 18 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (3.86%) Amazon SQS
6 16 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.41%) PaaS
8 5 (1.20%) Google App Engine
8 5 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.20%) IaaS
9 4 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.96%) SaaS
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.48%) Heroku
11 2 (0.48%) Route 53
12 1 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.82%) HTTP
2 12 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.41%) Internet
4 7 (1.69%) Firewall
4 7 (1.69%) SSL
5 6 (1.45%) LDAP
6 4 (0.96%) SSH
7 3 (0.72%) DNS
7 3 (0.72%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.48%) AMQP
8 2 (0.48%) BGP
8 2 (0.48%) DMZ
8 2 (0.48%) ICMP
8 2 (0.48%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.48%) RTSP
9 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.24%) DHCP
9 1 (0.24%) FTP
9 1 (0.24%) IPsec
9 1 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.49%) Hadoop
2 47 (11.33%) MongoDB
3 46 (11.08%) Big Data
3 46 (11.08%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 28 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (6.27%) MySQL
7 23 (5.54%) SQL Server
8 21 (5.06%) Apache Hive
9 19 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.61%) HBase
11 11 (2.65%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
14 6 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.45%) Redis
15 5 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
15 5 (1.20%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 88 (21.20%) Jenkins
2 78 (18.80%) Git (software)
3 71 (17.11%) Cucumber
3 71 (17.11%) Selenium
4 60 (14.46%) Maven
5 54 (13.01%) JUnit
6 50 (12.05%) JIRA
7 31 (7.47%) WebDriver
8 26 (6.27%) Mockito
9 25 (6.02%) Eclipse
10 24 (5.78%) Gradle
11 19 (4.58%) Ant
11 19 (4.58%) Subversion
12 11 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.41%) SoapUI
14 9 (2.17%) Hudson
15 8 (1.93%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.69%) HP UFT
17 6 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
17 6 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (18.55%) Finance
2 38 (9.16%) Banking
3 25 (6.02%) Retail
4 23 (5.54%) Publishing
5 16 (3.86%) Games
6 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.69%) Marketing
8 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.96%) Advertising
9 4 (0.96%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.96%) Front Office
9 4 (0.96%) Military
10 3 (0.72%) Automotive
10 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.78%) Spring
2 81 (19.52%) Web Services
3 62 (14.94%) HTML
4 61 (14.70%) XML
5 52 (12.53%) REST
6 51 (12.29%) JSON
6 51 (12.29%) RESTful
7 48 (11.57%) J2EE
8 41 (9.88%) CSS
9 33 (7.95%) Hibernate
10 31 (7.47%) AngularJS
11 30 (7.23%) SOAP
12 28 (6.75%) .NET
12 28 (6.75%) HTML5
12 28 (6.75%) JMS
12 28 (6.75%) Node.js
13 26 (6.27%) Java EE
14 22 (5.30%) EJB
15 19 (4.58%) Kafka
16 16 (3.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.41%) User Experience
3 9 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 7 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.45%) Social Media
5 6 (1.45%) Wiki
6 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.20%) Fintech
6 5 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.96%) Semantic Web
8 3 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.72%) Statistics
8 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.48%) CCTV
9 2 (0.48%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 132 (31.81%) Linux
2 71 (17.11%) Unix
3 19 (4.58%) Windows
4 18 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.41%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.93%) CentOS
7 6 (1.45%) Android
8 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.48%) Debian
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (40.72%) Software Engineering
3 122 (29.40%) TDD
4 115 (27.71%) DevOps
5 98 (23.61%) Scrum
6 90 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (18.55%) BDD
8 72 (17.35%) Open Source
9 46 (11.08%) OO
10 41 (9.88%) Test Automation
11 37 (8.92%) Microservices
12 32 (7.71%) E-Commerce
12 32 (7.71%) Web Development
13 31 (7.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (7.23%) Unit Testing
15 25 (6.02%) Pair Programming
16 23 (5.54%) Automated Testing
16 23 (5.54%) High Availability
17 20 (4.82%) MVC
17 20 (4.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 410 (98.80%) Java
2 99 (23.86%) Python
3 85 (20.48%) SQL
4 77 (18.55%) JavaScript
5 68 (16.39%) Scala
6 49 (11.81%) Perl
7 43 (10.36%) Ruby
8 34 (8.19%) Bash Shell
9 30 (7.23%) C++
10 24 (5.78%) C#
11 19 (4.58%) C
12 13 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.89%) Go
14 11 (2.65%) PHP
14 11 (2.65%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.93%) R
16 7 (1.69%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.20%) Groovy
18 4 (0.96%) F#
18 4 (0.96%) Rust
Qualifications
1 45 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.34%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.89%) Degree
5 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.49%) QA
2 13 (3.13%) SDET
3 3 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.48%) WCAG
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (8.43%) Docker
2 9 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.69%) HDFS
4 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.96%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.48%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) Varnish
8 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (14.70%) Puppet
2 39 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (7.95%) Ansible
4 12 (2.89%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (2.17%) Oozie
6 6 (1.45%) Kibana
7 5 (1.20%) Graphite
8 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.96%) Mesos
8 4 (0.96%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.96%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.96%) Salt
8 4 (0.96%) Sun Identity Manager
8 4 (0.96%) Terraform
9 3 (0.72%) Grafana
9 3 (0.72%) logstash
10 2 (0.48%) Chronos
10 2 (0.48%) Marathon
10 2 (0.48%) Nagios
10 2 (0.48%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (9.16%) Oracle
2 19 (4.58%) Atlassian
2 19 (4.58%) Red Hat
3 16 (3.86%) IBM
4 12 (2.89%) Adobe
5 10 (2.41%) Cloudera
6 9 (2.17%) Google
6 9 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.93%) webMethods
8 7 (1.69%) Splunk
8 7 (1.69%) Sun
8 7 (1.69%) Sybase
9 6 (1.45%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.45%) HP
10 5 (1.20%) Perforce
10 5 (1.20%) VMware
11 4 (0.96%) ForgeRock
11 4 (0.96%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.72%) Facebook
12 3 (0.72%) hybris
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