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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 424 464 451
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 200 168 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 125 123
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.69% +21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 9
Median hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.80 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £41.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.19 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +28.60%
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -3 98 £500 -4.76% 56
South East +27 36 £458 +14.21% 13
East of England +27 23 £400 +6.66% 16
South West +14 14 £420 +12.00% 10
West Midlands - 10 £443 -
North East - 7 £350 -
Yorkshire +4 5 £438 +16.66% 8
North West +7 4 £400 -8.57% 10
East Midlands -8 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 407 (99.03%) Java
2 230 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (45.99%) Software Engineering
4 137 (33.33%) DevOps
5 136 (33.09%) TDD
6 135 (32.85%) Linux
7 120 (29.20%) Spring
8 96 (23.36%) Web Services
9 88 (21.41%) JavaScript
9 88 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (20.44%) Unix
11 79 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
12 77 (18.73%) SQL
13 76 (18.49%) Python
14 74 (18.00%) HTML
15 71 (17.27%) Jenkins
16 70 (17.03%) Scrum
17 69 (16.79%) Open Source
18 68 (16.55%) Puppet
19 65 (15.82%) Git (software)
19 65 (15.82%) Finance
19 65 (15.82%) J2EE
20 63 (15.33%) XML
20 63 (15.33%) Selenium
21 61 (14.84%) Scala
21 61 (14.84%) MongoDB
22 60 (14.60%) BDD
23 59 (14.36%) REST
24 55 (13.38%) Oracle
25 54 (13.14%) JSON

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 50 (12.17%) Tomcat
2 45 (10.95%) Apache
3 39 (9.49%) WebLogic
4 28 (6.81%) WebSphere
5 27 (6.57%) JBoss
6 21 (5.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (5.11%) Confluence
7 20 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (4.38%) Apache Spark
9 14 (3.41%) OpenStack
9 14 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (3.16%) WebLogic Portal
11 12 (2.92%) nginx
12 10 (2.43%) Apache Solr
12 10 (2.43%) CMS
12 10 (2.43%) IIS
13 8 (1.95%) Mule
14 7 (1.70%) Apache Pig
15 6 (1.46%) Jetty
15 6 (1.46%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) MS Office
2 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.84%) PaaS
4 21 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (4.14%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.41%) Heroku
8 12 (2.92%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (2.68%) GitHub
9 11 (2.68%) Google App Engine
9 11 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.70%) SaaS
12 5 (1.22%) IaaS
13 3 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.73%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.24%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.16%) HTTP
2 9 (2.19%) Internet
3 7 (1.70%) Firewall
4 6 (1.46%) AMQP
4 6 (1.46%) SNMP
4 6 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.22%) SSL
6 4 (0.97%) DNS
7 3 (0.73%) LDAP
8 2 (0.49%) DMZ
8 2 (0.49%) RTSP
8 2 (0.49%) SSH
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%) Network Security
9 1 (0.24%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.84%) MongoDB
2 38 (9.25%) Relational Database
3 35 (8.52%) NoSQL
4 33 (8.03%) Hadoop
5 28 (6.81%) MySQL
5 28 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (6.08%) Big Data
7 24 (5.84%) SQL Server
8 21 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (3.65%) Redis
10 10 (2.43%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.95%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.70%) Apache Accumulo
12 7 (1.70%) IBM InfoSphere
12 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.22%) HBase
13 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.97%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 71 (17.27%) Jenkins
2 65 (15.82%) Git (software)
3 63 (15.33%) Selenium
4 47 (11.44%) JUnit
5 44 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 43 (10.46%) Maven
7 34 (8.27%) JIRA
8 27 (6.57%) Eclipse
8 27 (6.57%) WebDriver
9 26 (6.33%) Gradle
10 17 (4.14%) Ant
10 17 (4.14%) Mockito
11 15 (3.65%) SoapUI
12 14 (3.41%) Subversion
13 12 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.68%) Hudson
14 11 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (2.19%) IntelliJ
16 8 (1.95%) TeamCity
17 7 (1.70%) JMeter
General
1 65 (15.82%) Finance
2 29 (7.06%) Retail
3 28 (6.81%) Banking
4 14 (3.41%) Publishing
5 13 (3.16%) Games
6 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.22%) Front Office
9 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 2 (0.49%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (29.20%) Spring
2 96 (23.36%) Web Services
3 74 (18.00%) HTML
4 65 (15.82%) J2EE
5 63 (15.33%) XML
6 59 (14.36%) REST
7 54 (13.14%) JSON
8 50 (12.17%) CSS
8 50 (12.17%) Hibernate
9 45 (10.95%) RESTful
10 35 (8.52%) SOAP
11 34 (8.27%) Node.js
12 33 (8.03%) AngularJS
12 33 (8.03%) JMS
13 32 (7.79%) HTML5
14 28 (6.81%) Java EE
15 25 (6.08%) Play Framework
16 24 (5.84%) .NET
17 23 (5.60%) EJB
18 19 (4.62%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.19%) User Experience
5 7 (1.70%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.70%) Semantic Web
6 5 (1.22%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.22%) Social Media
6 5 (1.22%) Statistics
7 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.73%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.49%) CCTV
9 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 135 (32.85%) Linux
2 84 (20.44%) Unix
3 20 (4.87%) Windows
4 18 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.70%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.22%) CentOS
7 4 (0.97%) Android
7 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Fedora
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (45.99%) Software Engineering
3 137 (33.33%) DevOps
4 136 (33.09%) TDD
5 88 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (17.03%) Scrum
7 69 (16.79%) Open Source
8 60 (14.60%) BDD
9 52 (12.65%) Microservices
10 42 (10.22%) E-Commerce
11 36 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (8.76%) Test Automation
12 35 (8.52%) OO
13 30 (7.30%) Unit Testing
14 25 (6.08%) High Availability
14 25 (6.08%) SOA
15 22 (5.35%) Regression Testing
15 22 (5.35%) Web Development
16 18 (4.38%) MVC
17 17 (4.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 407 (99.03%) Java
2 88 (21.41%) JavaScript
3 77 (18.73%) SQL
4 76 (18.49%) Python
5 61 (14.84%) Scala
6 50 (12.17%) Perl
7 49 (11.92%) Ruby
8 33 (8.03%) C++
9 28 (6.81%) C#
10 22 (5.35%) Bash Shell
10 22 (5.35%) Go
11 21 (5.11%) C
12 13 (3.16%) Groovy
13 9 (2.19%) PHP
14 6 (1.46%) Ada
14 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.97%) R
16 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.14%) DV Cleared
3 15 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.92%) Degree
5 6 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.46%) ISEB
5 6 (1.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.98%) QA
2 8 (1.95%) SDET
3 4 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (11.92%) Docker
2 11 (2.68%) vSphere
3 8 (1.95%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.95%) HDFS
4 5 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.97%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) etcd
7 1 (0.24%) Snort
7 1 (0.24%) Varnish
7 1 (0.24%) vCloud
7 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 68 (16.55%) Puppet
2 40 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (5.84%) Ansible
4 15 (3.65%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (1.70%) Oozie
6 6 (1.46%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.97%) Kibana
7 4 (0.97%) Mesos
7 4 (0.97%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.97%) Salt
7 4 (0.97%) Sun Identity Manager
8 3 (0.73%) logstash
8 3 (0.73%) Nagios
9 2 (0.49%) Graphite
9 2 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.49%) Terraform
10 1 (0.24%) Cacti
10 1 (0.24%) Consul
10 1 (0.24%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 55 (13.38%) Oracle
2 21 (5.11%) Atlassian
3 19 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 19 (4.62%) webMethods
4 16 (3.89%) IBM
5 14 (3.41%) Google
6 13 (3.16%) Adobe
7 12 (2.92%) Sybase
8 9 (2.19%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.19%) Splunk
9 8 (1.95%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.70%) Sun
11 6 (1.46%) ForgeRock
12 5 (1.22%) Rally
12 5 (1.22%) VMware
13 4 (0.97%) New Relic
14 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.49%) Facebook
15 2 (0.49%) Murex
15 2 (0.49%) SAP
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