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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 441 488 455
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 190 159 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 110 100
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £38.96 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £41.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £40.38 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+20.10% +29.21%
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
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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 +18 92 £500 +2.04% 50
South East +19 33 £450 +8.43% 11
East of England +31 15 £375 - 7
West Midlands -18 14 £430 +48.27% 1
North West +18 11 £400 -8.57% 10
South West 0 11 £375 - 23
Yorkshire 0 6 £438 +16.66% 10
North East - 5 £425 -
East Midlands -7 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 434 (99.54%) Java
2 237 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (46.56%) Software Engineering
4 146 (33.49%) DevOps
5 142 (32.57%) TDD
6 134 (30.73%) Linux
7 123 (28.21%) Spring
8 104 (23.85%) Web Services
9 101 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (22.94%) JavaScript
11 96 (22.02%) Unix
12 82 (18.81%) SQL
13 79 (18.12%) Finance
13 79 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
14 78 (17.89%) Scrum
15 77 (17.66%) Jenkins
16 71 (16.28%) HTML
16 71 (16.28%) Python
16 71 (16.28%) Puppet
17 69 (15.83%) Git (software)
17 69 (15.83%) J2EE
18 66 (15.14%) BDD
19 65 (14.91%) REST
20 64 (14.68%) Selenium
20 64 (14.68%) XML
21 62 (14.22%) Oracle
21 62 (14.22%) MongoDB
22 61 (13.99%) Scala
23 59 (13.53%) Open Source
23 59 (13.53%) Hibernate

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 46 (10.55%) Tomcat
2 45 (10.32%) Apache
3 34 (7.80%) WebLogic
4 27 (6.19%) JBoss
5 24 (5.50%) WebSphere
6 23 (5.28%) OpenStack
7 22 (5.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (4.59%) Confluence
9 19 (4.36%) Apache Spark
10 13 (2.98%) nginx
10 13 (2.98%) WebLogic Portal
11 12 (2.75%) IIS
12 11 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (2.52%) Jetty
13 10 (2.29%) CMS
14 8 (1.83%) Mule
15 7 (1.61%) Mule ESB
15 7 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (1.38%) Apache Pig
17 5 (1.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) MS Office
2 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 79 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.28%) PaaS
4 19 (4.36%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (4.13%) Heroku
6 16 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.52%) Amazon S3
8 10 (2.29%) Google App Engine
8 10 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (2.06%) GitHub
10 8 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (1.83%) SaaS
11 7 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.23%) IaaS
15 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.21%) HTTP
2 9 (2.06%) Internet
3 7 (1.61%) SNMP
4 6 (1.38%) AMQP
4 6 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.15%) DNS
6 4 (0.92%) Firewall
7 3 (0.69%) SSH
8 2 (0.46%) DHCP
8 2 (0.46%) FTP
8 2 (0.46%) IPsec
8 2 (0.46%) LDAP
8 2 (0.46%) SSL
9 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) RTSP
9 1 (0.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.22%) MongoDB
2 34 (7.80%) Hadoop
2 34 (7.80%) MySQL
2 34 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 33 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 31 (7.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.82%) Redis
6 21 (4.82%) SQL Server
7 20 (4.59%) Big Data
8 13 (2.98%) Neo4j
9 11 (2.52%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.38%) Apache Accumulo
10 6 (1.38%) HBase
10 6 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.92%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.92%) Impala
Development Applications
1 77 (17.66%) Jenkins
2 69 (15.83%) Git (software)
3 64 (14.68%) Selenium
4 55 (12.61%) Maven
5 51 (11.70%) JUnit
6 41 (9.40%) Cucumber
7 34 (7.80%) JIRA
8 29 (6.65%) WebDriver
9 28 (6.42%) Eclipse
10 25 (5.73%) Gradle
11 21 (4.82%) Mockito
12 20 (4.59%) Ant
13 19 (4.36%) Subversion
14 16 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (3.67%) SoapUI
15 15 (3.44%) TeamCity
16 11 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (2.06%) Hudson
18 8 (1.83%) IntelliJ
19 7 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 79 (18.12%) Finance
2 34 (7.80%) Banking
3 29 (6.65%) Retail
4 14 (3.21%) Games
5 10 (2.29%) Publishing
6 9 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.15%) Front Office
9 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
9 4 (0.92%) Electronics
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.69%) Marketing
11 2 (0.46%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (28.21%) Spring
2 104 (23.85%) Web Services
3 71 (16.28%) HTML
4 69 (15.83%) J2EE
5 65 (14.91%) REST
6 64 (14.68%) XML
7 59 (13.53%) Hibernate
8 55 (12.61%) CSS
9 47 (10.78%) JSON
10 45 (10.32%) SOAP
11 43 (9.86%) RESTful
12 41 (9.40%) Node.js
13 34 (7.80%) Java EE
14 31 (7.11%) AngularJS
14 31 (7.11%) HTML5
15 30 (6.88%) JMS
16 25 (5.73%) Play Framework
17 22 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
18 21 (4.82%) J2SE
19 20 (4.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.83%) User Experience
5 6 (1.38%) Semantic Web
6 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.15%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.15%) Social Media
7 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.69%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.69%) Derivative
8 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.69%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 134 (30.73%) Linux
2 96 (22.02%) Unix
3 28 (6.42%) Windows
4 17 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.38%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.92%) Android
6 4 (0.92%) CentOS
6 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (46.56%) Software Engineering
3 146 (33.49%) DevOps
4 142 (32.57%) TDD
5 101 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (17.89%) Scrum
7 66 (15.14%) BDD
8 59 (13.53%) Open Source
9 49 (11.24%) Microservices
10 47 (10.78%) E-Commerce
11 45 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 41 (9.40%) Test Automation
13 36 (8.26%) OO
14 30 (6.88%) Unit Testing
15 29 (6.65%) SOA
16 25 (5.73%) Regression Testing
17 22 (5.05%) High Availability
17 22 (5.05%) MVC
17 22 (5.05%) UML
18 21 (4.82%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 434 (99.54%) Java
2 100 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 82 (18.81%) SQL
4 71 (16.28%) Python
5 61 (13.99%) Scala
6 55 (12.61%) Ruby
7 46 (10.55%) Perl
8 39 (8.94%) C++
9 28 (6.42%) C#
10 25 (5.73%) Go
11 22 (5.05%) C
12 21 (4.82%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.98%) Groovy
14 9 (2.06%) Ada
14 9 (2.06%) PHP
15 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.46%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 43 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.90%) Degree
4 16 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.61%) ISEB
5 7 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.72%) QA
2 9 (2.06%) SDET
3 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (11.47%) Docker
2 15 (3.44%) vSphere
3 9 (2.06%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.61%) HDFS
5 5 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.69%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) etcd
8 1 (0.23%) Snort
8 1 (0.23%) vCloud
8 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 71 (16.28%) Puppet
2 39 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (5.96%) Ansible
4 16 (3.67%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.38%) Mesos
5 6 (1.38%) Oozie
6 5 (1.15%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.92%) Nagios
7 4 (0.92%) Salt
8 3 (0.69%) Kibana
8 3 (0.69%) logstash
8 3 (0.69%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.69%) Sun Identity Manager
9 2 (0.46%) Cacti
9 2 (0.46%) Graphite
9 2 (0.46%) Terraform
10 1 (0.23%) Consul
10 1 (0.23%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 62 (14.22%) Oracle
2 23 (5.28%) Atlassian
3 21 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.36%) IBM
4 19 (4.36%) webMethods
5 13 (2.98%) Adobe
5 13 (2.98%) Google
6 12 (2.75%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.75%) Splunk
6 12 (2.75%) Sybase
7 7 (1.61%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.61%) VMware
8 5 (1.15%) ForgeRock
8 5 (1.15%) New Relic
8 5 (1.15%) Rally
8 5 (1.15%) Sun
9 3 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.69%) Perforce
9 3 (0.69%) SAP
10 2 (0.46%) Facebook
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