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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 397 456 440
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 227 144 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 110 118
Average daily rate £469 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +17.50%
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
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 average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 99 £500 - 55
South East +15 46 £500 +21.95% 25
Yorkshire +20 29 £475 +48.43% 10
North West +6 20 £350 -20.00% 10
South West +8 18 £400 -2.14% 11
West Midlands -4 11 £390 +24.80%
East of England +10 4 £401 - 7
East Midlands -1 1 - - 2
North East -29 1 - -
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 370 (100.00%) Java
2 192 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (45.41%) Software Engineering
4 113 (30.54%) TDD
5 105 (28.38%) DevOps
6 98 (26.49%) Linux
7 84 (22.70%) Spring
8 83 (22.43%) Finance
9 74 (20.00%) Web Services
10 71 (19.19%) JavaScript
11 68 (18.38%) Scrum
11 68 (18.38%) Jenkins
12 66 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (17.57%) Git (software)
14 60 (16.22%) SQL
15 57 (15.41%) Maven
16 54 (14.59%) HTML
17 53 (14.32%) Puppet
18 51 (13.78%) BDD
18 51 (13.78%) Ruby
18 51 (13.78%) Unix
19 50 (13.51%) Python
19 50 (13.51%) Hibernate
20 47 (12.70%) Security Cleared
20 47 (12.70%) REST
20 47 (12.70%) J2EE
20 47 (12.70%) CSS
21 45 (12.16%) Oracle
22 42 (11.35%) XML
23 41 (11.08%) Selenium

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 40 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 34 (9.19%) Apache
3 28 (7.57%) Node.js
4 26 (7.03%) OpenStack
5 24 (6.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (5.68%) Confluence
7 16 (4.32%) WebSphere
8 14 (3.78%) CMS
9 12 (3.24%) Jetty
10 11 (2.97%) Apache Spark
10 11 (2.97%) IIS
10 11 (2.97%) JBoss
10 11 (2.97%) nginx
11 6 (1.62%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.81%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.54%) MS Office
1 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.49%) PaaS
3 21 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (5.14%) Heroku
5 7 (1.89%) SaaS
6 5 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.81%) GitHub
7 3 (0.81%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.54%) IaaS
9 1 (0.27%) AdWords
9 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.14%) HTTP
2 10 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.43%) DNS
3 9 (2.43%) Internet
3 9 (2.43%) SNMP
4 6 (1.62%) DHCP
4 6 (1.62%) Firewall
4 6 (1.62%) FTP
4 6 (1.62%) IPsec
5 5 (1.35%) AMQP
6 3 (0.81%) LDAP
6 3 (0.81%) SSH
6 3 (0.81%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) ADSL
7 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.92%) MongoDB
2 30 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (6.22%) Hadoop
3 23 (6.22%) MySQL
4 20 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.59%) Redis
7 12 (3.24%) Big Data
7 12 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.97%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.43%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.16%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.35%) HBase
11 5 (1.35%) KDB
11 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.08%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.08%) Impala
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.54%) DB2
13 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (18.38%) Jenkins
2 65 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 57 (15.41%) Maven
4 41 (11.08%) Selenium
5 36 (9.73%) JIRA
6 34 (9.19%) JUnit
7 31 (8.38%) Subversion
8 29 (7.84%) Eclipse
9 25 (6.76%) Cucumber
10 22 (5.95%) Gradle
11 21 (5.68%) WebDriver
12 19 (5.14%) Ant
13 17 (4.59%) SoapUI
14 15 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (4.05%) TeamCity
15 13 (3.51%) Mockito
16 8 (2.16%) NetBeans
16 8 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
17 7 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 83 (22.43%) Finance
2 34 (9.19%) Banking
3 25 (6.76%) Retail
4 16 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.70%) Front Office
6 9 (2.43%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.16%) Electronics
7 8 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.89%) Games
8 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.89%) Marketing
8 7 (1.89%) Military
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Avionics
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (22.70%) Spring
2 74 (20.00%) Web Services
3 54 (14.59%) HTML
4 50 (13.51%) Hibernate
5 47 (12.70%) CSS
5 47 (12.70%) J2EE
5 47 (12.70%) REST
6 42 (11.35%) XML
7 38 (10.27%) SOAP
8 29 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
9 27 (7.30%) RESTful
10 26 (7.03%) JSP
11 25 (6.76%) JMS
12 24 (6.49%) HTML5
13 22 (5.95%) Java EE
14 19 (5.14%) CSS3
14 19 (5.14%) Servlets
15 18 (4.86%) .NET
16 17 (4.59%) XSLT
17 16 (4.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.16%) Derivative
5 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (1.62%) Fintech
6 6 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.62%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.35%) User Experience
8 3 (0.81%) Clustering
8 3 (0.81%) Contactless
8 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.81%) Physics
8 3 (0.81%) Wiki
9 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.49%) Linux
2 51 (13.78%) Unix
3 34 (9.19%) Windows
4 7 (1.89%) Android
4 7 (1.89%) CentOS
4 7 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.89%) Solaris
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.81%) AIX
6 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) HPUX
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) NetWare
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (45.41%) Software Engineering
3 113 (30.54%) TDD
4 105 (28.38%) DevOps
5 68 (18.38%) Scrum
6 66 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (13.78%) BDD
8 39 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 37 (10.00%) OO
10 35 (9.46%) UML
11 32 (8.65%) E-Commerce
12 31 (8.38%) SDLC
12 31 (8.38%) SOA
13 29 (7.84%) Test Automation
14 28 (7.57%) Open Source
15 26 (7.03%) Unit Testing
16 25 (6.76%) Configuration Management
17 24 (6.49%) Microservices
18 22 (5.95%) Multithreading
19 19 (5.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 370 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (19.19%) JavaScript
3 60 (16.22%) SQL
4 51 (13.78%) Ruby
5 50 (13.51%) Python
6 38 (10.27%) C++
7 37 (10.00%) Scala
8 25 (6.76%) Perl
9 22 (5.95%) C#
9 22 (5.95%) Go
10 18 (4.86%) Bash Shell
11 17 (4.59%) Groovy
12 11 (2.97%) C
13 9 (2.43%) PHP
14 8 (2.16%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.89%) Ada
15 7 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.54%) Tcl
17 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.59%) Degree
4 11 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.27%) CCNA
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.03%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) SDET
3 4 (1.08%) SLA
3 4 (1.08%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) ECSS
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 31 (8.38%) Docker
2 16 (4.32%) vSphere
3 8 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.35%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.08%) HDFS
7 3 (0.81%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.27%) GPFS
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) iptables
8 1 (0.27%) Postfix
8 1 (0.27%) Samba
8 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 53 (14.32%) Puppet
2 31 (8.38%) Ansible
2 31 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.78%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.43%) Mesos
5 6 (1.62%) Salt
6 5 (1.35%) Graphite
7 3 (0.81%) Nagios
7 3 (0.81%) yum
8 2 (0.54%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.54%) Cacti
8 2 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.54%) Oozie
9 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.27%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.27%) SELinux
9 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (12.16%) Oracle
2 17 (4.59%) Atlassian
3 14 (3.78%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.24%) Splunk
4 12 (3.24%) VMware
5 10 (2.70%) IBM
5 10 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.89%) Luciad
7 5 (1.35%) Adobe
8 4 (1.08%) Google
8 4 (1.08%) Rally
9 3 (0.81%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.81%) HP
9 3 (0.81%) New Relic
9 3 (0.81%) SAP
9 3 (0.81%) Sonatype
9 3 (0.81%) webMethods
10 2 (0.54%) CA
10 2 (0.54%) Perforce
10 2 (0.54%) Telelogic
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