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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 319 316 359
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 98 104 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 60
Median daily rate £543 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £345 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.21% -
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +47 26 £550 +7.31% 11
Bromley - 3 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Clapham - 1 £450 -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (39.39%) DevOps
4 57 (34.55%) TDD
5 54 (32.73%) Linux
6 51 (30.91%) Software Engineering
7 43 (26.06%) Finance
8 42 (25.45%) JavaScript
8 42 (25.45%) Web Services
8 42 (25.45%) Spring
9 39 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (22.42%) Git (software)
11 35 (21.21%) Scrum
12 30 (18.18%) Hibernate
12 30 (18.18%) Unix
12 30 (18.18%) Maven
12 30 (18.18%) Puppet
13 29 (17.58%) Python
13 29 (17.58%) SOAP
14 28 (16.97%) REST
15 27 (16.36%) BDD
15 27 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (16.36%) XML
15 27 (16.36%) HTML
15 27 (16.36%) SQL
15 27 (16.36%) E-Commerce
16 26 (15.76%) J2EE
16 26 (15.76%) Node.js
16 26 (15.76%) Jenkins
17 24 (14.55%) Oracle

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 26 (15.76%) Node.js
2 22 (13.33%) Apache
2 22 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.48%) CMS
4 12 (7.27%) OpenStack
4 12 (7.27%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.67%) Apache Spark
6 9 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (5.45%) Confluence
6 9 (5.45%) Jetty
7 8 (4.85%) nginx
8 4 (2.42%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.42%) IIS
8 4 (2.42%) JBoss
9 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.61%) SAS
11 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) HipChat
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.45%) PaaS
3 8 (4.85%) Heroku
4 5 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.82%) GitHub
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.21%) SaaS
7 1 (0.61%) AdWords
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) SNMP
2 5 (3.03%) HTTP
2 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.82%) DNS
4 2 (1.21%) DHCP
4 2 (1.21%) Firewall
4 2 (1.21%) FTP
4 2 (1.21%) Internet
4 2 (1.21%) IPsec
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (9.70%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.48%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.27%) Redis
5 11 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.67%) MySQL
5 11 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.06%) Apache Hive
7 9 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.85%) Big Data
9 6 (3.64%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.42%) HBase
10 4 (2.42%) Impala
11 3 (1.82%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (1.21%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.61%) BigTable
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (22.42%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.18%) Maven
3 26 (15.76%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.09%) JIRA
4 15 (9.09%) JUnit
4 15 (9.09%) Subversion
5 13 (7.88%) SoapUI
6 12 (7.27%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.27%) Selenium
6 12 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 11 (6.67%) Ant
8 10 (6.06%) Gradle
9 8 (4.85%) Mockito
10 7 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (4.24%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.82%) Flexmojos
13 3 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 43 (26.06%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Banking
3 14 (8.48%) Retail
4 6 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.82%) Front Office
7 2 (1.21%) Advertising
7 2 (1.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.45%) Spring
1 42 (25.45%) Web Services
2 30 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 29 (17.58%) SOAP
4 28 (16.97%) REST
5 27 (16.36%) HTML
5 27 (16.36%) XML
6 26 (15.76%) J2EE
7 24 (14.55%) CSS
8 21 (12.73%) RESTful
9 17 (10.30%) JMS
10 14 (8.48%) AngularJS
10 14 (8.48%) Struts
11 13 (7.88%) XSLT
12 12 (7.27%) HTML5
13 11 (6.67%) CSS3
13 11 (6.67%) Servlets
14 10 (6.06%) Ajax
14 10 (6.06%) JSP
14 10 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.03%) Fintech
2 5 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.42%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.82%) User Experience
5 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.21%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Contactless
6 1 (0.61%) DataPower
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) MPEG
6 1 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.73%) Linux
2 30 (18.18%) Unix
3 12 (7.27%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.39%) DevOps
3 57 (34.55%) TDD
4 51 (30.91%) Software Engineering
5 39 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (21.21%) Scrum
7 27 (16.36%) BDD
7 27 (16.36%) E-Commerce
8 22 (13.33%) OO
9 18 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (9.09%) Open Source
10 15 (9.09%) SOA
11 13 (7.88%) Multithreading
12 10 (6.06%) Low Latency
12 10 (6.06%) Release Management
12 10 (6.06%) Web Application Development
13 9 (5.45%) B2B
13 9 (5.45%) E-business
13 9 (5.45%) UML
14 8 (4.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.58%) Python
4 27 (16.36%) SQL
5 22 (13.33%) Scala
6 20 (12.12%) Ruby
7 18 (10.91%) Perl
8 12 (7.27%) Go
9 10 (6.06%) Groovy
10 8 (4.85%) C#
11 7 (4.24%) PHP
12 6 (3.64%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.03%) C
14 4 (2.42%) C++
15 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.21%) Clojure
16 2 (1.21%) Haskell
17 1 (0.61%) R
17 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) SDET
2 2 (1.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (6.67%) Docker
2 8 (4.85%) vSphere
3 6 (3.64%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.42%) HDFS
5 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.21%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.61%) etcd
7 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (18.18%) Puppet
2 18 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.70%) Ansible
4 6 (3.64%) Mesos
5 5 (3.03%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.42%) Nagios
7 3 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.82%) Oozie
8 2 (1.21%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.21%) Cacti
9 1 (0.61%) Graphite
9 1 (0.61%) Kibana
9 1 (0.61%) logstash
9 1 (0.61%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.61%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.61%) Salt
9 1 (0.61%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Oracle
2 11 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 11 (6.67%) IBM
3 10 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.03%) New Relic
4 5 (3.03%) Sybase
4 5 (3.03%) VMware
5 4 (2.42%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.82%) Adobe
6 3 (1.82%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.82%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.21%) CA
7 2 (1.21%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.61%) ESRI
8 1 (0.61%) F5
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.61%) Imperva
8 1 (0.61%) SAP