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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 536 543 483
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 36 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.042% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.046% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 25
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£388 £444 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -31.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £406 £321
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +26.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £35.00
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East of England +13 10 £350 -26.31% 4
London +3 9 £550 +12.82% 15
South East -26 9 £400 -3.03% 16
Yorkshire -10 6 £318 -0.78%
South West -5 1 - - 3
North West -15 1 £338 -5.85%
West Midlands - - - -
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Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (100.00%) Java
1 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (51.43%) Oracle
4 28 (40.00%) TDD
4 28 (40.00%) SOA
5 26 (37.14%) XML
6 23 (32.86%) WebLogic
6 23 (32.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 20 (28.57%) Python
8 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
9 17 (24.29%) JSON
9 17 (24.29%) Spring
9 17 (24.29%) Ruby
9 17 (24.29%) MVC
10 16 (22.86%) UML
10 16 (22.86%) JUnit
10 16 (22.86%) SQL
10 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 16 (22.86%) HTML
10 16 (22.86%) Apache Camel
11 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 15 (21.43%) JBoss
11 15 (21.43%) WebSphere
12 14 (20.00%) OOP
12 14 (20.00%) CSS
12 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 13 (18.57%) Talend
13 13 (18.57%) PhoneGap
13 13 (18.57%) Talend Open Studio

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (32.86%) WebLogic
1 23 (32.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 15 (21.43%) JBoss
3 13 (18.57%) MQSeries
4 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.29%) Apache
6 2 (2.86%) Node.js
6 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.86%) ElastiCache
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) NGN
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.71%) Big Data
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Redis
3 2 (2.86%) Riak
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.43%) Triplestore
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) Informix
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.86%) JUnit
3 13 (18.57%) Ant
3 13 (18.57%) JIRA
3 13 (18.57%) Selenium
3 13 (18.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.14%) Maven
7 3 (4.29%) Mockito
7 3 (4.29%) Subversion
7 3 (4.29%) Hudson
8 2 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.86%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.86%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.43%) Introscope
General
1 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
1 11 (15.71%) Publishing
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) XML
2 17 (24.29%) Spring
2 17 (24.29%) JSON
3 16 (22.86%) HTML
3 16 (22.86%) Apache Camel
4 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 14 (20.00%) CSS
5 13 (18.57%) jQuery
5 13 (18.57%) HTML5
5 13 (18.57%) PhoneGap
6 12 (17.14%) Web Services
7 11 (15.71%) Hibernate
7 11 (15.71%) CSS3
8 10 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
8 10 (14.29%) XSLT
9 9 (12.86%) J2EE
10 6 (8.57%) JSF
11 5 (7.14%) RESTful
11 5 (7.14%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) MHEG
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.43%) IPTV
4 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.43%) W3C
4 1 (1.43%) DTV
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.86%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) VMS
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.00%) TDD
3 28 (40.00%) SOA
4 17 (24.29%) MVC
5 16 (22.86%) UML
6 14 (20.00%) OOP
7 13 (18.57%) OO
8 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.29%) BDD
10 9 (12.86%) Scrum
11 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
12 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (5.71%) Web Development
14 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
14 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) Python
3 17 (24.29%) Ruby
4 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 10 (14.29%) XPath
5 10 (14.29%) XQuery
6 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.29%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) Scala
8 2 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) Clojure
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Graphite
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Oracle
2 13 (18.57%) Talend
3 2 (2.86%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Compuware
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) Perforce
4 1 (1.43%) OpenTV
4 1 (1.43%) SAP