The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 538 521 532
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 32 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.049% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 20
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.81 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.63% -35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -28.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Software Engineer
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
South East -4 8 £450 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire +12 6 £320 +6.66% 1
London -3 6 £525 +23.52% 8
South West -23 6 £363 - 3
East of England - 6 £278 - 3
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
Java Software Engineer
UK

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (98.51%) Software Engineering
3 29 (43.28%) OO
4 27 (40.30%) Web Services
5 26 (38.81%) Spring
6 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.36%) Finance
8 17 (25.37%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (22.39%) TDD
9 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.90%) Scrum
10 14 (20.90%) Java EE
11 13 (19.40%) Hibernate
11 13 (19.40%) C++
11 13 (19.40%) JSP
11 13 (19.40%) Eclipse
12 10 (14.93%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (14.93%) JBoss
12 10 (14.93%) SQL
12 10 (14.93%) J2EE
12 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (13.43%) jQuery
13 9 (13.43%) REST
13 9 (13.43%) JUnit
13 9 (13.43%) Linux
13 9 (13.43%) Struts
13 9 (13.43%) MVC
13 9 (13.43%) Degree
13 9 (13.43%) Ajax
14 8 (11.94%) Maven

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.99%) Jetty
6 1 (1.49%) Liferay
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) SNMP
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.48%) Big Data
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.49%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Eclipse
2 9 (13.43%) JUnit
3 8 (11.94%) Maven
4 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.46%) MyEclipse
6 5 (7.46%) Mockito
7 4 (5.97%) Subversion
7 4 (5.97%) TestNG
7 4 (5.97%) DbUnit
8 3 (4.48%) Selenium
9 2 (2.99%) Gradle
10 1 (1.49%) JIRA
10 1 (1.49%) Ant
10 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.49%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.49%) Hudson
10 1 (1.49%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
2 4 (5.97%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) Web Services
2 26 (38.81%) Spring
3 14 (20.90%) Java EE
4 13 (19.40%) Hibernate
4 13 (19.40%) JSP
5 10 (14.93%) J2EE
6 9 (13.43%) Struts
6 9 (13.43%) Ajax
6 9 (13.43%) jQuery
6 9 (13.43%) REST
7 8 (11.94%) SOAP
7 8 (11.94%) HTML
8 6 (8.96%) JSF
9 5 (7.46%) GWT
9 5 (7.46%) CSS
9 5 (7.46%) RESTful
9 5 (7.46%) ICEfaces
10 4 (5.97%) XML
11 3 (4.48%) XSLT
11 3 (4.48%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Open Source
4 3 (4.48%) DTV
5 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.49%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) IPTV
6 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.49%) Debian
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (98.51%) Software Engineering
2 29 (43.28%) OO
3 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.39%) TDD
5 14 (20.90%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.93%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (13.43%) MVC
8 8 (11.94%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.46%) Migration
10 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.46%) BDD
10 5 (7.46%) Analytics
10 5 (7.46%) RAD
11 4 (5.97%) UML
12 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.48%) Kanban
12 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.40%) C++
4 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Groovy
6 3 (4.48%) Python
6 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) XQuery
7 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.99%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) JBoss
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Atomikos
5 1 (1.49%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
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