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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 541 538 539
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 37 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.064% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.069% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 27
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£431 £431 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +38.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 - £37.50
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +12 16 £450 - 12
South East +15 11 £375 - 5
South West - 7 £290 - 3
Yorkshire -2 2 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -6 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 4
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Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (98.78%) Software Engineering
3 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (41.46%) OO
5 33 (40.24%) Web Services
6 31 (37.80%) Spring
7 22 (26.83%) TDD
8 20 (24.39%) Finance
9 18 (21.95%) Scrum
9 18 (21.95%) C++
10 17 (20.73%) SQL
11 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
11 16 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (18.29%) MVC
12 15 (18.29%) Java EE
12 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
13 14 (17.07%) J2EE
14 13 (15.85%) Oracle
14 13 (15.85%) JSP
14 13 (15.85%) UNIX
14 13 (15.85%) Linux
14 13 (15.85%) Eclipse
15 12 (14.63%) HTML
16 11 (13.41%) BDD
17 10 (12.20%) jQuery
17 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (12.20%) XML
17 10 (12.20%) Web Development
18 9 (10.98%) Maven
18 9 (10.98%) Degree

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.54%) Apache
3 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.44%) Confluence
5 2 (2.44%) Jetty
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.66%) SaaS
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) SNMP
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.10%) DB2
3 4 (4.88%) Big Data
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.44%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Redis
6 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Eclipse
2 9 (10.98%) Maven
3 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.54%) Subversion
4 7 (8.54%) JUnit
5 6 (7.32%) Mockito
6 5 (6.10%) MyEclipse
6 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.10%) NetBeans
7 4 (4.88%) DbUnit
7 4 (4.88%) TestNG
8 2 (2.44%) Ant
8 2 (2.44%) Gradle
8 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.44%) JIRA
8 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.22%) Hudson
9 1 (1.22%) JBehave
9 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Marketing
2 6 (7.32%) Electronics
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.88%) Publishing
5 3 (3.66%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) Web Services
2 31 (37.80%) Spring
3 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
4 15 (18.29%) Java EE
5 14 (17.07%) J2EE
6 13 (15.85%) JSP
7 12 (14.63%) HTML
8 10 (12.20%) jQuery
8 10 (12.20%) XML
9 9 (10.98%) Ajax
9 9 (10.98%) Struts
9 9 (10.98%) REST
10 8 (9.76%) CSS
10 8 (9.76%) Spring MVC
11 7 (8.54%) XSLT
12 6 (7.32%) Swing
12 6 (7.32%) Java SE
13 5 (6.10%) ICEfaces
13 5 (6.10%) JSF
14 4 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.10%) DTV
4 4 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.66%) Open Source
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) GIS
7 1 (1.22%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) UNIX
1 13 (15.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (98.78%) Software Engineering
2 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (41.46%) OO
4 22 (26.83%) TDD
5 18 (21.95%) Scrum
6 15 (18.29%) MVC
7 11 (13.41%) BDD
8 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.20%) Web Development
9 7 (8.54%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (7.32%) OOD
10 6 (7.32%) Multithreading
11 5 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (6.10%) Analytics
11 5 (6.10%) Migration
11 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.10%) RAD
11 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) C++
3 17 (20.73%) SQL
4 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.32%) C
6 4 (4.88%) XQuery
6 4 (4.88%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) PHP
7 3 (3.66%) Groovy
7 3 (3.66%) C#
8 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.22%) Scala
9 1 (1.22%) XPath
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Varnish
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) JBoss
3 5 (6.10%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.44%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) Atomikos
6 1 (1.22%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
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