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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 547 536 501
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 32 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.032% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.035% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 30
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£518 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.85% -9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+61.71% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
Java Software Engineer
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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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -16 15 £518 +61.71% 3
London +18 9 £500 +25.00% 6
East of England -9 2 £300 -36.84% 2
Yorkshire -14 2 £388 +93.75%
South West - 2 - - 2
North West - 1 £376 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 68 (100.00%) Java
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (57.35%) TDD
4 25 (36.76%) Oracle
5 24 (35.29%) Spring
6 22 (32.35%) Web Services
7 20 (29.41%) XML
7 20 (29.41%) SQL
8 17 (25.00%) OO
9 16 (23.53%) BDD
10 15 (22.06%) Digital Media
10 15 (22.06%) XSLT
10 15 (22.06%) Publishing
10 15 (22.06%) Scrum
11 14 (20.59%) XQuery
12 13 (19.12%) SOA
12 13 (19.12%) J2EE
13 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
13 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
14 11 (16.18%) MVC
14 11 (16.18%) HTML
14 11 (16.18%) Linux
14 11 (16.18%) XPath
15 10 (14.71%) Spring MVC
15 10 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (14.71%) Oracle Identity Management
15 10 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (14.71%) Oracle BPM
15 10 (14.71%) Oracle ADF

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.82%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.94%) Confluence
6 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.94%) Node.js
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) NGN
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.88%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Redis
3 2 (2.94%) Riak
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.47%) Triplestore
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) Informix
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.29%) JUnit
2 7 (10.29%) Subversion
2 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) Maven
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.88%) NetBeans
4 4 (5.88%) Mockito
5 3 (4.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) Ant
6 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.47%) Grunt
7 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.47%) Introscope
7 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 15 (22.06%) Publishing
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Marketing
4 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.88%) Electronics
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) Spring
2 22 (32.35%) Web Services
3 20 (29.41%) XML
4 15 (22.06%) XSLT
5 13 (19.12%) J2EE
6 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 11 (16.18%) HTML
8 10 (14.71%) Oracle ADF
8 10 (14.71%) Spring MVC
8 10 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (11.76%) CSS
9 8 (11.76%) JSP
10 6 (8.82%) Swing
11 5 (7.35%) REST
12 4 (5.88%) RESTful
12 4 (5.88%) Java SE
12 4 (5.88%) Java EE
12 4 (5.88%) JSON
12 4 (5.88%) JNI
13 3 (4.41%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.88%) DTV
3 4 (5.88%) Open Source
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) W3C
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) VMS
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (57.35%) TDD
4 17 (25.00%) OO
5 16 (23.53%) BDD
6 15 (22.06%) Scrum
7 13 (19.12%) SOA
8 11 (16.18%) MVC
9 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.29%) Web Development
11 5 (7.35%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.35%) OOD
12 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.88%) UML
12 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (5.88%) Time Management
13 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.41%) Web Application Development
13 3 (4.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (29.41%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) XQuery
4 11 (16.18%) XPath
5 7 (10.29%) C++
5 7 (10.29%) Python
5 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.82%) C
7 5 (7.35%) PHP
7 5 (7.35%) Ruby
8 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.88%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.94%) Groovy
10 1 (1.47%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.94%) Graphite
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) SAP
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) Perforce
4 1 (1.47%) Compuware
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
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