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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 334 333 356
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 99 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 73 61
Average daily rate £500 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £590 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +17.50%
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +53 28 £550 +29.41% 13
Bromley - 3 £450 -
Westminster - 3 £375 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £650 -
Clapham - 1 £450 -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 96 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (35.63%) Software Engineering
4 59 (33.91%) DevOps
5 58 (33.33%) TDD
6 51 (29.31%) Linux
7 50 (28.74%) Finance
8 45 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (23.56%) JavaScript
9 41 (23.56%) Web Services
10 40 (22.99%) Spring
11 39 (22.41%) Git (software)
12 35 (20.11%) Scrum
13 34 (19.54%) Puppet
13 34 (19.54%) REST
14 33 (18.97%) Jenkins
15 32 (18.39%) Maven
16 31 (17.82%) SQL
16 31 (17.82%) SOAP
17 30 (17.24%) HTML
18 28 (16.09%) E-Commerce
19 27 (15.52%) BDD
19 27 (15.52%) Tomcat
19 27 (15.52%) XML
19 27 (15.52%) Hibernate
20 26 (14.94%) CSS
20 26 (14.94%) Python
20 26 (14.94%) Unix
20 26 (14.94%) Scala
21 25 (14.37%) Oracle

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (15.52%) Tomcat
2 22 (12.64%) Apache
2 22 (12.64%) Node.js
3 14 (8.05%) CMS
4 13 (7.47%) OpenStack
4 13 (7.47%) WebSphere
5 12 (6.90%) Confluence
6 11 (6.32%) Jetty
7 10 (5.75%) Apache Spark
7 10 (5.75%) nginx
8 9 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (3.45%) IIS
10 5 (2.87%) JBoss
11 3 (1.72%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.57%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.57%) SAS
13 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.17%) PaaS
3 8 (4.60%) Heroku
3 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.72%) GitHub
5 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.15%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) SNMP
2 7 (4.02%) HTTP
2 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.87%) DNS
3 5 (2.87%) IPsec
4 4 (2.30%) DHCP
4 4 (2.30%) FTP
4 4 (2.30%) Internet
5 3 (1.72%) Firewall
6 2 (1.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.57%) BGP
7 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.57%) IPv6
7 1 (0.57%) LAN
7 1 (0.57%) LDAP
7 1 (0.57%) Network Security
7 1 (0.57%) OSPF
7 1 (0.57%) VPN
7 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.49%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 16 (9.20%) MySQL
4 15 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 14 (8.05%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.75%) Redis
8 9 (5.17%) Apache Hive
8 9 (5.17%) Big Data
8 9 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (4.60%) Neo4j
10 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.87%) KDB
12 4 (2.30%) HBase
12 4 (2.30%) Impala
13 2 (1.15%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (1.15%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.97%) Jenkins
3 32 (18.39%) Maven
4 20 (11.49%) Subversion
5 18 (10.34%) JIRA
6 17 (9.77%) JUnit
7 15 (8.62%) TeamCity
8 14 (8.05%) Eclipse
8 14 (8.05%) Selenium
9 13 (7.47%) Ant
10 11 (6.32%) Gradle
10 11 (6.32%) SoapUI
11 9 (5.17%) Cucumber
12 8 (4.60%) Mockito
13 6 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (3.45%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.87%) VTune
15 4 (2.30%) FishEye
15 4 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (2.30%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (28.74%) Finance
2 25 (14.37%) Banking
3 16 (9.20%) Investment Banking
4 14 (8.05%) Retail
5 10 (5.75%) Front Office
6 5 (2.87%) Marketing
7 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.15%) Advertising
8 2 (1.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.56%) Web Services
2 40 (22.99%) Spring
3 34 (19.54%) REST
4 31 (17.82%) SOAP
5 30 (17.24%) HTML
6 27 (15.52%) Hibernate
6 27 (15.52%) XML
7 26 (14.94%) CSS
8 23 (13.22%) J2EE
8 23 (13.22%) RESTful
9 16 (9.20%) JMS
10 14 (8.05%) .NET
11 13 (7.47%) AngularJS
11 13 (7.47%) Servlets
11 13 (7.47%) Struts
12 12 (6.90%) HTML5
12 12 (6.90%) XSLT
13 11 (6.32%) JSP
14 10 (5.75%) Grails
14 10 (5.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.60%) Derivative
2 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (3.45%) Fintech
4 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.87%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.15%) Clustering
6 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.15%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) DataPower
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.31%) Linux
2 26 (14.94%) Unix
3 16 (9.20%) Windows
4 6 (3.45%) Solaris
5 4 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.15%) CentOS
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Android
8 1 (0.57%) Debian
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.63%) Software Engineering
3 59 (33.91%) DevOps
4 58 (33.33%) TDD
5 45 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (20.11%) Scrum
7 28 (16.09%) E-Commerce
8 27 (15.52%) BDD
9 23 (13.22%) OO
9 23 (13.22%) Open Source
10 19 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (10.34%) Low Latency
12 17 (9.77%) SOA
13 13 (7.47%) Configuration Management
13 13 (7.47%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.90%) Multithreading
14 12 (6.90%) Pair Programming
15 10 (5.75%) Release Management
15 10 (5.75%) SDLC
15 10 (5.75%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.82%) SQL
4 26 (14.94%) Python
4 26 (14.94%) Scala
5 20 (11.49%) Ruby
6 16 (9.20%) Perl
7 13 (7.47%) Go
7 13 (7.47%) Groovy
8 10 (5.75%) C#
9 8 (4.60%) PHP
10 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.30%) C
11 4 (2.30%) C++
11 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.15%) Clojure
12 2 (1.15%) Haskell
13 1 (0.57%) R
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.87%) DV Cleared
2 5 (2.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) CCNA
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
3 2 (1.15%) WCAG
4 1 (0.57%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (5.75%) Docker
2 8 (4.60%) vSphere
3 6 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.87%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.72%) HDFS
6 2 (1.15%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) iptables
7 1 (0.57%) Postfix
7 1 (0.57%) Samba
7 1 (0.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (19.54%) Puppet
2 19 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (10.34%) Ansible
4 6 (3.45%) Mesos
5 5 (2.87%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.72%) Nagios
6 3 (1.72%) yum
7 2 (1.15%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.15%) Cacti
7 2 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.57%) Graphite
8 1 (0.57%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.57%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.57%) Salt
8 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (14.37%) Oracle
2 11 (6.32%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.60%) IBM
3 8 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.02%) VMware
5 5 (2.87%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.72%) Adobe
6 3 (1.72%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.72%) Google
6 3 (1.72%) New Relic
6 3 (1.72%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.15%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.15%) CA
7 2 (1.15%) ESRI
7 2 (1.15%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.57%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.57%) MapR
8 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Sybase
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