The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Engineer
Rank 393 398 368
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£405 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Java Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19993 21057 19155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.65% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13823 14428 13062
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 401 395
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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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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
City of London - - - - 1
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) J2EE
4 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (50.00%) CMS
5 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) JMS
5 7 (43.75%) OO
5 7 (43.75%) Apache
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) JSP
6 6 (37.50%) Servlets
6 6 (37.50%) XML
6 6 (37.50%) XSD
6 6 (37.50%) XSL
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) Struts
6 6 (37.50%) SNMP
6 6 (37.50%) B2B
6 6 (37.50%) JavaBeans
6 6 (37.50%) Java RMI
6 6 (37.50%) Retail
6 6 (37.50%) JSTL
6 6 (37.50%) QA

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) CMS
2 7 (43.75%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) OpenTSDB
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
2 8 (50.00%) J2EE
3 7 (43.75%) JMS
3 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 6 (37.50%) JSTL
4 6 (37.50%) Java RMI
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) Struts
4 6 (37.50%) Ajax
4 6 (37.50%) JavaBeans
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) JSP
4 6 (37.50%) Servlets
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) XSD
4 6 (37.50%) XSL
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 6 (37.50%) B2B
4 6 (37.50%) E-business
4 6 (37.50%) UML
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) CA
1 1 (6.25%) New Relic
1 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
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