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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 544 531 543
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 39 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.053% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.058% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 23
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£400 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
London +16 14 £450 +7.14% 15
South East +8 12 £375 +7.14% 4
South West -27 8 £290 - 5
Yorkshire +5 4 £323 +7.50% 4
East of England -31 1 £278 - 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Java Software Engineer
UK

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (98.82%) Software Engineering
3 34 (40.00%) Web Services
3 34 (40.00%) OO
4 33 (38.82%) Spring
5 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (27.06%) TDD
7 22 (25.88%) Scrum
8 21 (24.71%) Finance
9 18 (21.18%) SQL
10 17 (20.00%) C++
11 16 (18.82%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 15 (17.65%) Java EE
13 14 (16.47%) MVC
13 14 (16.47%) J2EE
13 14 (16.47%) JSP
13 14 (16.47%) Eclipse
14 13 (15.29%) Linux
14 13 (15.29%) Oracle
15 12 (14.12%) HTML
15 12 (14.12%) UNIX
15 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (14.12%) BDD
16 11 (12.94%) Degree
17 10 (11.76%) Web Development
17 10 (11.76%) Tomcat
17 10 (11.76%) REST
18 9 (10.59%) jQuery

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.35%) Jetty
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.18%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) SNMP
3 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.18%) SSL
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.88%) DB2
3 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.71%) Big Data
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.35%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Eclipse
2 9 (10.59%) JUnit
3 8 (9.41%) Subversion
3 8 (9.41%) Maven
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.06%) Mockito
6 5 (5.88%) MyEclipse
6 5 (5.88%) NetBeans
7 4 (4.71%) TestNG
7 4 (4.71%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.35%) Ant
8 2 (2.35%) Gradle
8 2 (2.35%) Selenium
8 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.18%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.18%) Hudson
9 1 (1.18%) JBehave
9 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Marketing
2 6 (7.06%) Electronics
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Publishing
4 3 (3.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.00%) Web Services
2 33 (38.82%) Spring
3 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 15 (17.65%) Java EE
4 14 (16.47%) J2EE
4 14 (16.47%) JSP
5 12 (14.12%) HTML
6 10 (11.76%) REST
7 9 (10.59%) jQuery
7 9 (10.59%) Struts
7 9 (10.59%) XML
7 9 (10.59%) Ajax
8 8 (9.41%) Spring MVC
9 7 (8.24%) CSS
10 6 (7.06%) SOAP
10 6 (7.06%) Swing
10 6 (7.06%) Java SE
11 5 (5.88%) ICEfaces
11 5 (5.88%) GWT
11 5 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) DTV
4 4 (4.71%) Open Source
4 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.18%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.18%) GIS
7 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Debian
3 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (98.82%) Software Engineering
2 34 (40.00%) OO
3 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.06%) TDD
5 22 (25.88%) Scrum
6 14 (16.47%) MVC
7 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.12%) BDD
8 10 (11.76%) Web Development
9 9 (10.59%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (7.06%) OOD
10 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.88%) Analytics
11 5 (5.88%) Migration
11 5 (5.88%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.88%) RAD
11 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (21.18%) SQL
3 17 (20.00%) C++
4 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) C
6 4 (4.71%) XQuery
6 4 (4.71%) Python
7 3 (3.53%) Groovy
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.53%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) XPath
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) JBoss
3 5 (5.88%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) Atomikos
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase
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