The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 536 523 493
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 54 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.093% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 24
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£490 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £287 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £31.75
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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
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the England region.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the England region.

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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 +21 24 £550 +12.24% 16
South West +17 9 £275 -24.13% 4
Yorkshire -27 9 £320 - 1
South East -6 7 £410 -8.88% 7
East Midlands 0 3 - -
North West -16 2 - -
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Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (98.94%) Software Engineering
3 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (39.36%) TDD
5 33 (35.11%) Oracle
6 31 (32.98%) Spring
7 29 (30.85%) XML
8 27 (28.72%) Web Services
9 26 (27.66%) JSON
10 25 (26.60%) SQL
10 25 (26.60%) HTML
11 24 (25.53%) WebSphere
12 23 (24.47%) JUnit
12 23 (24.47%) UML
12 23 (24.47%) MVC
13 22 (23.40%) OO
13 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
14 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
14 21 (22.34%) Apache Camel
14 21 (22.34%) SOA
14 21 (22.34%) WebLogic
15 20 (21.28%) J2EE
15 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
15 20 (21.28%) HTML5
16 19 (20.21%) JBoss
17 18 (19.15%) OOP
17 18 (19.15%) Python
17 18 (19.15%) Unit Testing
18 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
18 17 (18.09%) Oracle SOA Suite

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (25.53%) WebSphere
2 21 (22.34%) WebLogic
3 19 (20.21%) JBoss
4 17 (18.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (14.89%) MQSeries
5 14 (14.89%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.26%) Apache
8 2 (2.13%) Jetty
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.51%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (7.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) Hadoop
1 12 (12.77%) Big Data
2 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Informix
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) JUnit
2 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.96%) Selenium
3 15 (15.96%) JIRA
4 14 (14.89%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (13.83%) Ant
6 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.45%) Maven
7 7 (7.45%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.26%) Subversion
10 3 (3.19%) ClearCase
10 3 (3.19%) ClearQuest
10 3 (3.19%) Mockito
11 2 (2.13%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (2.13%) Hudson
11 2 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (2.13%) Introscope
12 1 (1.06%) QUnit
General
1 10 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Front Office
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Publishing
3 5 (5.32%) Games
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Military
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) Spring
2 29 (30.85%) XML
3 27 (28.72%) Web Services
4 26 (27.66%) JSON
5 25 (26.60%) HTML
6 21 (22.34%) Apache Camel
7 20 (21.28%) J2EE
7 20 (21.28%) HTML5
8 17 (18.09%) CSS
9 14 (14.89%) AngularJS
9 14 (14.89%) PhoneGap
10 13 (13.83%) jQuery
11 12 (12.77%) REST
11 12 (12.77%) CSS3
12 10 (10.64%) RESTful
12 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
13 7 (7.45%) SOAP
13 7 (7.45%) Spring MVC
14 6 (6.38%) EJB
14 6 (6.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.26%) Mobile Games
2 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.19%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.06%) IPTV
5 1 (1.06%) Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) AIX
3 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (98.94%) Software Engineering
2 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (39.36%) TDD
4 23 (24.47%) UML
4 23 (24.47%) MVC
5 22 (23.40%) OO
6 21 (22.34%) SOA
7 18 (19.15%) OOP
7 18 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.89%) Mobile Development
9 12 (12.77%) Multithreading
9 12 (12.77%) BDD
9 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.77%) Scrum
10 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.57%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (8.51%) OOD
13 7 (7.45%) Concurrent Programming
13 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (26.60%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.15%) Python
5 16 (17.02%) Ruby
6 12 (12.77%) Scala
7 9 (9.57%) C++
8 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.26%) XPath
10 3 (3.19%) C
10 3 (3.19%) XQuery
11 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.13%) PHP
12 1 (1.06%) Perl
12 1 (1.06%) C#
12 1 (1.06%) Clojure
12 1 (1.06%) Groovy
12 1 (1.06%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (35.11%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Talend
3 5 (5.32%) Luciad
3 5 (5.32%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.13%) Splunk
4 2 (2.13%) HP
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) Adobe
4 2 (2.13%) Compuware
4 2 (2.13%) Google
4 2 (2.13%) Perforce
5 1 (1.06%) OpenTV
5 1 (1.06%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.06%) New Relic
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