The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Engineer
Rank 567 526 527
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 15 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.070% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.075% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 4
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£433 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Engineer
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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
46468 43835 42327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.75% 92.63% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30057 26949 24391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1901 1936 2492
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 11 £450 +30.43% 4
North West -13 3 £375 -
East of England -12 1 - - 2
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 13 (52.00%) Apache
5 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (48.00%) Web Services
6 11 (44.00%) J2EE
6 11 (44.00%) OO
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) CMS
6 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) QA
7 10 (40.00%) JSTL
7 10 (40.00%) Multithreading
7 10 (40.00%) User Stories
7 10 (40.00%) E-business
7 10 (40.00%) SOA
7 10 (40.00%) Retail
7 10 (40.00%) Ajax
7 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) UML
7 10 (40.00%) JMS
7 10 (40.00%) Java RMI
7 10 (40.00%) SNMP
7 10 (40.00%) B2B
7 10 (40.00%) JavaBeans
7 10 (40.00%) XML
7 10 (40.00%) XSD

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (52.00%) Apache
2 11 (44.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) OpenTSDB
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Spring
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) J2EE
3 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (40.00%) JSTL
4 10 (40.00%) Ajax
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) JMS
4 10 (40.00%) Java RMI
4 10 (40.00%) JavaBeans
4 10 (40.00%) XML
4 10 (40.00%) XSD
4 10 (40.00%) XSL
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) JSP
4 10 (40.00%) Servlets
4 10 (40.00%) Struts
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (44.00%) OO
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 10 (40.00%) User Stories
4 10 (40.00%) E-business
4 10 (40.00%) SOA
4 10 (40.00%) UML
4 10 (40.00%) B2B
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HND
2 2 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft