The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 342 339 338
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 98 95 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 82 86
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £378 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.69% +21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.19 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +28.60%
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
21746 21911 23265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 94.98% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15443 15462 16112
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 348 444
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 12 £625 -3.84% 13
Feltham - 2 £468 -
Croydon -12 1 £525 +27.27% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 187 (99.47%) Java
2 101 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (40.43%) DevOps
4 68 (36.17%) Linux
5 60 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 58 (30.85%) TDD
7 51 (27.13%) Python
8 43 (22.87%) Unix
8 43 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (21.28%) Scrum
10 38 (20.21%) Perl
11 37 (19.68%) JavaScript
12 35 (18.62%) Web Services
12 35 (18.62%) Puppet
13 34 (18.09%) Spring
14 33 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (17.02%) Git (software)
15 32 (17.02%) Jenkins
16 31 (16.49%) J2EE
17 30 (15.96%) Finance
17 30 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
18 28 (14.89%) Open Source
18 28 (14.89%) BDD
19 27 (14.36%) Relational Database
20 26 (13.83%) Scala
21 24 (12.77%) HTML
21 24 (12.77%) Apache
21 24 (12.77%) Banking
22 23 (12.23%) Ruby
22 23 (12.23%) Node.js

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (12.77%) Apache
2 18 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.45%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.91%) Apache Spark
5 10 (5.32%) CMS
6 9 (4.79%) Confluence
6 9 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (3.72%) Apache Pig
9 6 (3.19%) OpenStack
9 6 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.66%) nginx
11 4 (2.13%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.60%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.06%) IIS
13 2 (1.06%) JBoss
13 2 (1.06%) Jetty
13 2 (1.06%) Mule
14 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) HipChat
1 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.45%) PaaS
3 9 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.72%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.19%) GitHub
7 5 (2.66%) Heroku
7 5 (2.66%) IaaS
8 4 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.13%) SaaS
9 3 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.60%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.79%) HTTP
2 5 (2.66%) Firewall
2 5 (2.66%) SNMP
2 5 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.06%) DMZ
3 2 (1.06%) DNS
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) RTSP
3 2 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) IPsec
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.36%) Relational Database
2 22 (11.70%) Hadoop
3 21 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
5 17 (9.04%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (7.98%) Big Data
7 13 (6.91%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.85%) Redis
9 10 (5.32%) Apache Hive
10 9 (4.79%) MySQL
11 7 (3.72%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (3.72%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.13%) HBase
12 4 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.60%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.60%) Parquet
14 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.53%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 32 (17.02%) Git (software)
1 32 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.04%) Maven
3 16 (8.51%) JIRA
4 14 (7.45%) Cucumber
4 14 (7.45%) Selenium
5 13 (6.91%) Eclipse
5 13 (6.91%) JUnit
6 11 (5.85%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.32%) Gradle
8 8 (4.26%) Ant
8 8 (4.26%) Mockito
8 8 (4.26%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.72%) Subversion
10 6 (3.19%) Hudson
11 4 (2.13%) Appium
11 4 (2.13%) Grunt
11 4 (2.13%) gulp
11 4 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (15.96%) Finance
2 24 (12.77%) Banking
3 15 (7.98%) Retail
4 6 (3.19%) Games
4 6 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Front Office
5 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Back Office
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.62%) Web Services
2 34 (18.09%) Spring
3 31 (16.49%) J2EE
4 24 (12.77%) HTML
5 23 (12.23%) Node.js
6 20 (10.64%) CSS
6 20 (10.64%) XML
7 18 (9.57%) Hibernate
7 18 (9.57%) JMS
8 14 (7.45%) RESTful
9 12 (6.38%) .NET
10 11 (5.85%) Servlets
10 11 (5.85%) SOAP
10 11 (5.85%) XSLT
11 10 (5.32%) Java EE
11 10 (5.32%) REST
12 9 (4.79%) AngularJS
13 8 (4.26%) EJB
13 8 (4.26%) JSON
13 8 (4.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.66%) Social Media
2 5 (2.66%) User Experience
3 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.60%) Statistics
5 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.06%) CCTV
5 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.06%) Fintech
5 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.53%) Blog
6 1 (0.53%) Derivative
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (36.17%) Linux
2 43 (22.87%) Unix
3 14 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.32%) Windows
5 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.06%) Android
6 2 (1.06%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (40.43%) DevOps
3 60 (31.91%) Software Engineering
4 58 (30.85%) TDD
5 43 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (21.28%) Scrum
7 28 (14.89%) BDD
7 28 (14.89%) Open Source
8 21 (11.17%) OO
9 20 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 17 (9.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (7.45%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.91%) High Availability
12 13 (6.91%) MapReduce
12 13 (6.91%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.85%) UML
14 10 (5.32%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.32%) Microservices
15 9 (4.79%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.79%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 187 (99.47%) Java
2 51 (27.13%) Python
3 38 (20.21%) Perl
4 37 (19.68%) JavaScript
5 26 (13.83%) Scala
6 23 (12.23%) Ruby
7 19 (10.11%) SQL
8 15 (7.98%) C
9 9 (4.79%) C#
9 9 (4.79%) C++
9 9 (4.79%) Go
10 6 (3.19%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.66%) Groovy
11 5 (2.66%) PHP
12 4 (2.13%) R
13 2 (1.06%) Jython
13 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.53%) AWK
14 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.91%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.51%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) SDET
3 2 (1.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (7.45%) Docker
2 8 (4.26%) Apache Flume
2 8 (4.26%) HDFS
3 5 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.66%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) etcd
4 1 (0.53%) Snort
4 1 (0.53%) Varnish
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (18.62%) Puppet
2 30 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.51%) Ansible
4 7 (3.72%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (3.72%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.72%) Oozie
5 3 (1.60%) Mesos
5 3 (1.60%) Nagios
6 2 (1.06%) Graphite
6 2 (1.06%) Kibana
6 2 (1.06%) Terraform
7 1 (0.53%) Cacti
7 1 (0.53%) Consul
7 1 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.53%) logstash
7 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.53%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.53%) Salt
7 1 (0.53%) StatsD
Vendors
1 22 (11.70%) Oracle
2 15 (7.98%) Atlassian
2 15 (7.98%) IBM
3 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.32%) Sybase
5 7 (3.72%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.13%) New Relic
7 3 (1.60%) Google
7 3 (1.60%) Sun
7 3 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.60%) VMware
8 2 (1.06%) Adobe
8 2 (1.06%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.06%) Facebook
8 2 (1.06%) Murex
8 2 (1.06%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.06%) Splunk
9 1 (0.53%) F5
9 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
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