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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
UK / England
Rank 343 474 464
Rank change year-on-year
+131 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 239 137 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 88 98
Median daily rate £475 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £348 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £589 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.46 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.11% -6.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £40.00 £34.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £57.00 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.46 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.53%

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +83 125 £500 +2.56% 53
South East +41 42 £463 +2.77% 23
South West +13 30 £375 -11.76% 11
North West +30 15 £240 -42.16% 3
Yorkshire +17 12 £410 -11.35% 5
East of England +7 11 £413 +10.00% 9
East Midlands - 4 - - 3
North East -12 2 £525 +1.94%
West Midlands +3 1 £475 +37.68% 6
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 452 (99.34%) Java
2 261 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (35.60%) Software Engineering
4 148 (32.53%) Linux
5 132 (29.01%) DevOps
6 123 (27.03%) Spring
7 122 (26.81%) TDD
8 115 (25.27%) Python
9 103 (22.64%) Git (software)
10 102 (22.42%) Jenkins
11 101 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
12 98 (21.54%) SQL
13 93 (20.44%) Scrum
14 89 (19.56%) BDD
15 88 (19.34%) JavaScript
16 86 (18.90%) Finance
17 84 (18.46%) Web Services
18 80 (17.58%) Maven
19 72 (15.82%) Cucumber
20 68 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
21 67 (14.73%) Selenium
22 64 (14.07%) Unix
23 63 (13.85%) Puppet
23 63 (13.85%) Ansible
24 62 (13.63%) Hadoop
24 62 (13.63%) JIRA
25 61 (13.41%) HTML
26 58 (12.75%) XML
27 57 (12.53%) Scala
27 57 (12.53%) Open Source

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 (9.01%) Tomcat
2 35 (7.69%) Apache
2 35 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 30 (6.59%) JBoss
4 29 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (6.37%) WebSphere
5 24 (5.27%) Confluence
6 20 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (3.96%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.74%) Apache Solr
9 14 (3.08%) Apache Pig
10 13 (2.86%) Alfresco
11 11 (2.42%) WebSphere Process Server
12 10 (2.20%) nginx
13 6 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.66%) Jetty
15 2 (0.44%) CMS
15 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.44%) Mule
15 2 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.44%) Unica
2 1 (0.22%) Endur
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 68 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.62%) GitHub
3 16 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.30%) Amazon S3
5 14 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.76%) PaaS
9 6 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.88%) IaaS
12 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.66%) Heroku
13 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.44%) SaaS
14 1 (0.22%) G Suite
14 1 (0.22%) Route 53
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.59%) HTTP
2 19 (4.18%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.08%) Internet
4 12 (2.64%) SSH
5 9 (1.98%) LDAP
6 8 (1.76%) ICMP
6 8 (1.76%) SSL
7 7 (1.54%) Firewall
8 3 (0.66%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.44%) AMQP
9 2 (0.44%) BGP
9 2 (0.44%) DMZ
9 2 (0.44%) DNS
9 2 (0.44%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.22%) IPv4
10 1 (0.22%) IPv6
10 1 (0.22%) RTSP
10 1 (0.22%) SMS
10 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.63%) Hadoop
2 54 (11.87%) Big Data
3 39 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 32 (7.03%) MongoDB
5 29 (6.37%) Apache Hive
6 26 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.84%) MySQL
8 21 (4.62%) HBase
9 16 (3.52%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.98%) Redis
12 8 (1.76%) SQL Server
13 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.10%) Apache Accumulo
15 4 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.88%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.88%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.88%) Flink
16 3 (0.66%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 103 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 102 (22.42%) Jenkins
3 80 (17.58%) Maven
4 72 (15.82%) Cucumber
5 67 (14.73%) Selenium
6 62 (13.63%) JIRA
7 45 (9.89%) JUnit
8 30 (6.59%) WebDriver
9 26 (5.71%) Gradle
10 23 (5.05%) Mockito
10 23 (5.05%) Subversion
11 20 (4.40%) Ant
12 19 (4.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (3.96%) Eclipse
14 15 (3.30%) Hudson
15 8 (1.76%) JMeter
16 7 (1.54%) HP UFT
16 7 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
16 7 (1.54%) SoapUI
16 7 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (18.90%) Finance
2 48 (10.55%) Banking
3 25 (5.49%) Retail
4 22 (4.84%) Publishing
5 11 (2.42%) Games
6 10 (2.20%) Marketing
6 10 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.32%) Military
9 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.66%) Advertising
11 3 (0.66%) Automotive
11 3 (0.66%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (27.03%) Spring
2 84 (18.46%) Web Services
3 61 (13.41%) HTML
4 58 (12.75%) XML
5 56 (12.31%) RESTful
6 50 (10.99%) REST
7 46 (10.11%) CSS
8 36 (7.91%) J2EE
9 34 (7.47%) Hibernate
9 34 (7.47%) JSON
10 30 (6.59%) AngularJS
10 30 (6.59%) Java EE
10 30 (6.59%) Kafka
11 24 (5.27%) Node.js
11 24 (5.27%) Spring Boot
12 22 (4.84%) HTML5
12 22 (4.84%) SOAP
13 21 (4.62%) JMS
14 19 (4.18%) .NET
15 16 (3.52%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (3.08%) User Experience
3 13 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 11 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.76%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.76%) Wiki
7 7 (1.54%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.88%) Fintech
10 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.88%) RIA
11 3 (0.66%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.66%) Equities
11 3 (0.66%) PKI
12 2 (0.44%) IPTV
12 2 (0.44%) Online Games
12 2 (0.44%) Social Media
13 1 (0.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 148 (32.53%) Linux
2 64 (14.07%) Unix
3 20 (4.40%) CentOS
3 20 (4.40%) Windows
4 14 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 11 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.76%) Amazon Linux
7 8 (1.76%) Debian
8 7 (1.54%) Android
9 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (35.60%) Software Engineering
3 132 (29.01%) DevOps
4 122 (26.81%) TDD
5 101 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (20.44%) Scrum
7 89 (19.56%) BDD
8 57 (12.53%) Open Source
9 53 (11.65%) OO
10 45 (9.89%) Microservices
11 34 (7.47%) Test Automation
11 34 (7.47%) Unit Testing
12 33 (7.25%) Web Development
13 29 (6.37%) MVC
14 27 (5.93%) Configuration Management
14 27 (5.93%) Continuous Delivery
15 26 (5.71%) UML
16 25 (5.49%) Pair Programming
17 24 (5.27%) E-Commerce
18 21 (4.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 452 (99.34%) Java
2 115 (25.27%) Python
3 98 (21.54%) SQL
4 88 (19.34%) JavaScript
5 57 (12.53%) Scala
6 41 (9.01%) Bash Shell
7 38 (8.35%) Ruby
8 35 (7.69%) Perl
9 29 (6.37%) C++
10 27 (5.93%) C#
11 17 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.52%) C
13 15 (3.30%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.86%) Go
15 12 (2.64%) Groovy
16 10 (2.20%) PHP
17 8 (1.76%) Clojure
17 8 (1.76%) Rust
18 7 (1.54%) F#
18 7 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.42%) Degree
3 11 (2.42%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.44%) ISEB
4 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.87%) QA
2 18 (3.96%) SDET
3 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (9.67%) Docker
2 8 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.32%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.32%) HDFS
4 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.44%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 63 (13.85%) Ansible
1 63 (13.85%) Puppet
2 32 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.64%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (2.42%) Kibana
5 10 (2.20%) Terraform
6 8 (1.76%) logstash
6 8 (1.76%) SELinux
7 7 (1.54%) Icinga
8 6 (1.32%) Oozie
9 5 (1.10%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.10%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.88%) Graphite
11 3 (0.66%) Grafana
12 2 (0.44%) Chronos
12 2 (0.44%) Marathon
12 2 (0.44%) Mesos
12 2 (0.44%) Rancher
13 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 48 (10.55%) Oracle
2 27 (5.93%) Atlassian
3 20 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.20%) Adobe
4 10 (2.20%) IBM
5 9 (1.98%) Hortonworks
6 8 (1.76%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.54%) Google
7 7 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.54%) VMware
8 6 (1.32%) HP
8 6 (1.32%) Splunk
9 5 (1.10%) Perforce
10 4 (0.88%) hybris
10 4 (0.88%) SAP
11 2 (0.44%) Facebook
11 2 (0.44%) Sun
11 2 (0.44%) Sybase
11 2 (0.44%) Talend
11 2 (0.44%) TIBCO
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