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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
England / London
Rank 275 353 350
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 131 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 50 56
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £403
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.82 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -5.40%

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
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +14 20 £625 +38.88% 10
Croydon - 4 £425 - 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 20 February 2017, 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.

1 252 (99.21%) Java
2 135 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (34.65%) Linux
4 87 (34.25%) Python
5 82 (32.28%) DevOps
6 66 (25.98%) Software Engineering
7 63 (24.80%) TDD
8 62 (24.41%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (21.65%) Puppet
10 54 (21.26%) Spring
11 52 (20.47%) Finance
11 52 (20.47%) Jenkins
12 50 (19.69%) Git (software)
13 48 (18.90%) BDD
14 46 (18.11%) Unix
14 46 (18.11%) JavaScript
15 44 (17.32%) Maven
16 43 (16.93%) Hadoop
17 42 (16.54%) Scala
17 42 (16.54%) Web Services
18 40 (15.75%) Ansible
18 40 (15.75%) Big Data
19 39 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
20 36 (14.17%) Banking
21 35 (13.78%) SQL
22 34 (13.39%) Perl
22 34 (13.39%) Scrum
23 33 (12.99%) Open Source
24 32 (12.60%) Docker
25 31 (12.20%) Cucumber

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 (10.24%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.30%) Apache
2 16 (6.30%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.51%) Apache Solr
4 13 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.33%) Apache Pig
6 10 (3.94%) Confluence
7 8 (3.15%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.97%) nginx
9 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.18%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.79%) CMS
11 2 (0.79%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.79%) Mule
12 1 (0.39%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.39%) IIS
12 1 (0.39%) JBoss
12 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.79%) Unica
2 1 (0.39%) Endur
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.94%) Amazon S3
3 10 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.54%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.36%) GitHub
5 6 (2.36%) PaaS
6 5 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.57%) IaaS
8 3 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.18%) SaaS
9 2 (0.79%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.39%) G Suite
10 1 (0.39%) Heroku
10 1 (0.39%) Route 53
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.69%) HTTP
2 9 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.76%) Firewall
3 7 (2.76%) LDAP
3 7 (2.76%) SSL
4 6 (2.36%) Internet
5 3 (1.18%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.79%) AMQP
6 2 (0.79%) BGP
6 2 (0.79%) DMZ
6 2 (0.79%) DNS
6 2 (0.79%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.79%) RTSP
6 2 (0.79%) SSH
7 1 (0.39%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.39%) IPv4
7 1 (0.39%) IPv6
7 1 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.93%) Hadoop
2 40 (15.75%) Big Data
3 26 (10.24%) Apache Hive
4 24 (9.45%) NoSQL
5 23 (9.06%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.51%) HBase
7 14 (5.51%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.54%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.15%) MySQL
11 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.57%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.57%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.57%) Flink
14 3 (1.18%) Apache Accumulo
14 3 (1.18%) Hazelcast
14 3 (1.18%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 52 (20.47%) Jenkins
2 50 (19.69%) Git (software)
3 44 (17.32%) Maven
4 31 (12.20%) Cucumber
5 28 (11.02%) JIRA
6 27 (10.63%) Selenium
7 20 (7.87%) JUnit
8 14 (5.51%) WebDriver
9 12 (4.72%) Gradle
10 11 (4.33%) Mockito
11 9 (3.54%) Ant
11 9 (3.54%) Subversion
12 8 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.36%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.36%) Hudson
13 6 (2.36%) RSpec
14 5 (1.97%) HP UFT
15 4 (1.57%) SoapUI
15 4 (1.57%) SonarQube
15 4 (1.57%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (20.47%) Finance
2 36 (14.17%) Banking
3 13 (5.12%) Retail
4 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.97%) Games
4 5 (1.97%) Marketing
5 3 (1.18%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Automotive
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Front Office
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.26%) Spring
2 42 (16.54%) Web Services
3 26 (10.24%) CSS
3 26 (10.24%) REST
4 25 (9.84%) HTML
4 25 (9.84%) XML
5 24 (9.45%) Kafka
6 21 (8.27%) RESTful
7 20 (7.87%) JSON
7 20 (7.87%) Node.js
8 19 (7.48%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.09%) JMS
10 15 (5.91%) Hibernate
11 14 (5.51%) J2EE
12 13 (5.12%) ActiveMQ
12 13 (5.12%) Spring MVC
13 10 (3.94%) HTML5
13 10 (3.94%) Java EE
13 10 (3.94%) React
13 10 (3.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.15%) Algorithms
2 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.36%) User Experience
3 6 (2.36%) Wiki
4 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.57%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.57%) Fintech
5 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.18%) PKI
7 2 (0.79%) CCTV
7 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.79%) Equities
7 2 (0.79%) Online Games
7 2 (0.79%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.39%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 88 (34.65%) Linux
2 46 (18.11%) Unix
3 11 (4.33%) CentOS
4 8 (3.15%) Windows
5 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.79%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.28%) DevOps
3 66 (25.98%) Software Engineering
4 63 (24.80%) TDD
5 62 (24.41%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (18.90%) BDD
7 34 (13.39%) Scrum
8 33 (12.99%) Open Source
9 23 (9.06%) Test Automation
10 22 (8.66%) Configuration Management
11 19 (7.48%) Continuous Deployment
11 19 (7.48%) Microservices
12 18 (7.09%) MVC
12 18 (7.09%) OO
13 14 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.12%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.12%) Web Development
15 11 (4.33%) MapReduce
15 11 (4.33%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 252 (99.21%) Java
2 87 (34.25%) Python
3 46 (18.11%) JavaScript
4 42 (16.54%) Scala
5 35 (13.78%) SQL
6 34 (13.39%) Perl
7 26 (10.24%) Bash Shell
8 20 (7.87%) Ruby
9 11 (4.33%) C
10 8 (3.15%) Groovy
10 8 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.76%) R
12 6 (2.36%) C#
13 5 (1.97%) C++
13 5 (1.97%) PHP
14 4 (1.57%) Go
14 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.79%) Clojure
15 2 (0.79%) F#
15 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.36%) Degree
3 6 (2.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.63%) QA
2 10 (3.94%) SDET
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (12.60%) Docker
2 7 (2.76%) Apache Flume
2 7 (2.76%) HDFS
3 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.39%) Varnish
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (21.65%) Puppet
2 40 (15.75%) Ansible
3 26 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.72%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (3.94%) Terraform
6 7 (2.76%) Oozie
7 6 (2.36%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.57%) Graphite
8 4 (1.57%) OpenAM
9 3 (1.18%) Kibana
9 3 (1.18%) Mesos
10 2 (0.79%) Chronos
10 2 (0.79%) Marathon
10 2 (0.79%) Rancher
11 1 (0.39%) Ambari
11 1 (0.39%) Grafana
11 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (9.06%) Oracle
2 20 (7.87%) Atlassian
3 11 (4.33%) IBM
4 9 (3.54%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.15%) Hortonworks
6 7 (2.76%) Adobe
7 5 (1.97%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.97%) Google
7 5 (1.97%) Perforce
8 4 (1.57%) HP
9 3 (1.18%) Splunk
10 2 (0.79%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) Solace
10 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.39%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.39%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.39%) Sybase
11 1 (0.39%) WorldPay
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