The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
UK / England
Rank 486 533 524
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 82 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 35 34
Median daily rate £475 £525 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £338 £410
% change year-on-year
+21.48% -17.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Median hourly rate £39.75 £47.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £42.10 £34.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £47.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-16.31% +2.70%

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
39347 43465 43051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 94.90% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 28106 27435
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1337 1598 1727
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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
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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 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 +13 35 £465 -22.50% 11
South East +18 17 £600 +100.00% 9
South West +3 10 £500 +25.00% 17
North West +28 7 £440 +3.52% 5
East of England +5 5 £400 -0.62% 7
Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 7
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
Java Software Engineer
UK

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 148 (98.67%) Java
2 142 (94.67%) Software Engineering
3 108 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (49.33%) TDD
5 71 (47.33%) Spring
6 56 (37.33%) Scrum
7 51 (34.00%) Web Services
8 49 (32.67%) Linux
9 46 (30.67%) BDD
10 45 (30.00%) Maven
11 44 (29.33%) Jenkins
12 40 (26.67%) JavaScript
13 39 (26.00%) JUnit
14 35 (23.33%) SQL
14 35 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
14 35 (23.33%) RESTful
14 35 (23.33%) Cucumber
15 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
15 33 (22.00%) HTML
16 32 (21.33%) OO
16 32 (21.33%) Tomcat
16 32 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (19.33%) DevOps
18 28 (18.67%) Open Source
19 27 (18.00%) REST
20 26 (17.33%) JBoss
21 25 (16.67%) C++
22 24 (16.00%) Python
22 24 (16.00%) Unit Testing
23 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared

Java Software 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 32 (21.33%) Tomcat
2 26 (17.33%) JBoss
3 22 (14.67%) WebSphere
4 21 (14.00%) Apache
5 18 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (10.67%) WebLogic
7 13 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (7.33%) Alfresco
8 11 (7.33%) WebSphere Process Server
9 9 (6.00%) Confluence
10 8 (5.33%) nginx
11 6 (4.00%) Apache Solr
12 5 (3.33%) Apache Pig
12 5 (3.33%) Jetty
13 4 (2.67%) Apache Spark
14 2 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
14 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.67%) CMS
15 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.00%) Amazon SQS
3 16 (10.67%) GitHub
4 15 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 10 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.67%) Heroku
9 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) HTTP
2 8 (5.33%) Internet
3 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.00%) SSL
5 2 (1.33%) BGP
5 2 (1.33%) DNS
5 2 (1.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.67%) IPv4
6 1 (0.67%) IPv6
6 1 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) MongoDB
2 18 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.00%) Big Data
3 12 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.00%) MySQL
6 6 (4.00%) Redis
7 5 (3.33%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.67%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.00%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.33%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.33%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.67%) Impala
11 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 45 (30.00%) Maven
2 44 (29.33%) Jenkins
3 39 (26.00%) JUnit
4 35 (23.33%) Cucumber
5 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
6 21 (14.00%) Mockito
7 19 (12.67%) JIRA
8 13 (8.67%) Gradle
9 12 (8.00%) Selenium
10 11 (7.33%) Subversion
11 10 (6.67%) Ant
11 10 (6.67%) Eclipse
12 7 (4.67%) Hudson
12 7 (4.67%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (4.00%) RSpec
14 5 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (2.67%) Bugzilla
15 4 (2.67%) Spock
16 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
17 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (15.33%) Publishing
2 13 (8.67%) Finance
3 11 (7.33%) Retail
4 6 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.33%) Military
6 4 (2.67%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.33%) Banking
8 2 (1.33%) Electronics
8 2 (1.33%) Games
8 2 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (47.33%) Spring
2 51 (34.00%) Web Services
3 35 (23.33%) RESTful
4 33 (22.00%) HTML
5 27 (18.00%) REST
6 21 (14.00%) J2EE
7 20 (13.33%) JSON
8 19 (12.67%) HTML5
8 19 (12.67%) Java EE
9 18 (12.00%) XML
10 16 (10.67%) EJB
10 16 (10.67%) Node.js
11 14 (9.33%) CSS
12 12 (8.00%) JMS
13 11 (7.33%) Hibernate
14 10 (6.67%) AngularJS
15 8 (5.33%) Spring Boot
16 6 (4.00%) .NET
16 6 (4.00%) Lucene
17 5 (3.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) User Experience
2 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (4.00%) Wiki
3 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.00%) RIA
6 2 (1.33%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.67%) BBC
7 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) IVR
7 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) MPEG
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.67%) Linux
2 16 (10.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.33%) Android
4 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.33%) CentOS
4 2 (1.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (94.67%) Software Engineering
2 108 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (49.33%) TDD
4 56 (37.33%) Scrum
5 46 (30.67%) BDD
6 32 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (21.33%) OO
7 29 (19.33%) DevOps
8 28 (18.67%) Open Source
9 24 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 19 (12.67%) Pair Programming
10 19 (12.67%) Web Development
11 16 (10.67%) SDLC
11 16 (10.67%) UML
12 13 (8.67%) Migration
12 13 (8.67%) Time Management
13 12 (8.00%) Microservices
14 11 (7.33%) BPEL
14 11 (7.33%) BPMN
14 11 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 148 (98.67%) Java
2 40 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.33%) SQL
4 25 (16.67%) C++
5 24 (16.00%) Python
6 18 (12.00%) C#
6 18 (12.00%) Ruby
7 17 (11.33%) Scala
8 10 (6.67%) C
9 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.00%) Go
10 6 (4.00%) Perl
10 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.33%) Clojure
11 5 (3.33%) Rust
12 4 (2.67%) Ada
12 4 (2.67%) F#
12 4 (2.67%) PHP
13 3 (2.00%) Groovy
14 2 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) Degree
4 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) SDET
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) Puppet
2 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.00%) Ansible
4 2 (1.33%) Grafana
4 2 (1.33%) Graphite
4 2 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.33%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.33%) OpenSSO
4 2 (1.33%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Kibana
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle
2 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.33%) ForgeRock
3 2 (1.33%) Google
3 2 (1.33%) hybris
3 2 (1.33%) SAP
3 2 (1.33%) Sun
3 2 (1.33%) VMware
4 1 (0.67%) Apigee
4 1 (0.67%) Avaya
4 1 (0.67%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.67%) Luciad
4 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.67%) Twitter
4 1 (0.67%) webMethods
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