The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java 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 London 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 Engineer
Rank 409 400 406
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 2 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.058% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.062% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £370 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £505 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £458 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Engineer across the London region.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer across the London region.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the London 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
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Varnish
4 1 (12.50%) Akamai
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
4 1 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) IPTV
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
3 1 (12.50%) VCL
3 1 (12.50%) JAXB
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Akamai