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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
England / London
Rank 268 317 333
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 137 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 73 67
Median daily rate £500 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.82 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £47.50 £46.38
% change year-on-year
-16.31% +2.42%

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
18379 19532 20026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.86% 95.16% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13143 13698 14273
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 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 305 351
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 January 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 -10 22 £650 +8.33% 6
Canary Wharf 0 2 £575 -4.16%
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 245 (99.19%) Java
2 144 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (34.01%) Linux
4 83 (33.60%) Python
5 81 (32.79%) DevOps
6 67 (27.13%) TDD
7 66 (26.72%) Software Engineering
8 64 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (21.46%) Jenkins
10 50 (20.24%) Spring
10 50 (20.24%) Puppet
11 49 (19.84%) BDD
12 47 (19.03%) Unix
13 46 (18.62%) Web Services
13 46 (18.62%) Finance
14 44 (17.81%) Git (software)
15 43 (17.41%) Scrum
16 42 (17.00%) JavaScript
17 39 (15.79%) Scala
18 38 (15.38%) Hadoop
18 38 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
18 38 (15.38%) Open Source
19 37 (14.98%) Perl
19 37 (14.98%) Maven
20 36 (14.57%) Ansible
21 34 (13.77%) Big Data
21 34 (13.77%) Banking
21 34 (13.77%) SQL
22 31 (12.55%) Cucumber
23 30 (12.15%) Opscode Chef

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 25 (10.12%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.48%) Apache
3 14 (5.67%) Apache Solr
3 14 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.26%) Apache Pig
5 12 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (4.05%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.24%) Confluence
8 6 (2.43%) nginx
9 4 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.21%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.21%) CMS
10 3 (1.21%) Mule
10 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.81%) IIS
11 2 (0.81%) JBoss
11 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.81%) Unica
2 1 (0.40%) Endur
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.48%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.86%) Amazon S3
4 10 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.24%) PaaS
6 7 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.43%) GitHub
8 5 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.02%) IaaS
9 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (1.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.21%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.21%) SaaS
11 1 (0.40%) G Suite
11 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.40%) Heroku
11 1 (0.40%) Route 53
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.29%) HTTP
2 10 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.83%) Firewall
4 5 (2.02%) SSL
5 4 (1.62%) Internet
6 3 (1.21%) DNS
6 3 (1.21%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.21%) LDAP
7 2 (0.81%) AMQP
7 2 (0.81%) BGP
7 2 (0.81%) DMZ
7 2 (0.81%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.81%) RTSP
8 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.40%) IPsec
8 1 (0.40%) IPv4
8 1 (0.40%) IPv6
8 1 (0.40%) SNMP
8 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 34 (13.77%) Big Data
3 27 (10.93%) Relational Database
4 26 (10.53%) Apache Hive
5 25 (10.12%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (6.48%) MongoDB
7 16 (6.48%) SQL Server
8 13 (5.26%) HBase
9 11 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.64%) MySQL
11 5 (2.02%) Apache Accumulo
11 5 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.62%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.62%) Flink
12 4 (1.62%) Redis
13 3 (1.21%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 53 (21.46%) Jenkins
2 44 (17.81%) Git (software)
3 37 (14.98%) Maven
4 31 (12.55%) Cucumber
5 30 (12.15%) JIRA
6 28 (11.34%) Selenium
7 22 (8.91%) JUnit
8 17 (6.88%) WebDriver
9 14 (5.67%) Mockito
10 13 (5.26%) Gradle
11 10 (4.05%) Ant
11 10 (4.05%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.64%) Subversion
13 8 (3.24%) Hudson
14 7 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (2.83%) RSpec
15 6 (2.43%) SoapUI
16 5 (2.02%) HP UFT
16 5 (2.02%) SonarQube
16 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (18.62%) Finance
2 34 (13.77%) Banking
3 16 (6.48%) Retail
4 5 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.62%) Front Office
5 4 (1.62%) Games
5 4 (1.62%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 2 (0.81%) Automotive
7 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.24%) Spring
2 46 (18.62%) Web Services
3 27 (10.93%) XML
4 24 (9.72%) CSS
4 24 (9.72%) HTML
4 24 (9.72%) RESTful
5 21 (8.50%) REST
6 20 (8.10%) J2EE
6 20 (8.10%) JMS
6 20 (8.10%) JSON
7 17 (6.88%) Kafka
7 17 (6.88%) Node.js
8 15 (6.07%) AngularJS
9 14 (5.67%) Hibernate
9 14 (5.67%) SOAP
10 11 (4.45%) Spring MVC
11 10 (4.05%) Java EE
11 10 (4.05%) React
12 8 (3.24%) .NET
13 7 (2.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.83%) Algorithms
1 7 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.43%) Social Media
2 6 (2.43%) User Experience
3 5 (2.02%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.02%) Fintech
3 5 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (2.02%) Wiki
4 4 (1.62%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.21%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.21%) Statistics
6 2 (0.81%) CCTV
6 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.81%) Informatics
6 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.81%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.01%) Linux
2 47 (19.03%) Unix
3 13 (5.26%) Windows
4 5 (2.02%) CentOS
5 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.62%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (32.79%) DevOps
3 67 (27.13%) TDD
4 66 (26.72%) Software Engineering
5 64 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (19.84%) BDD
7 43 (17.41%) Scrum
8 38 (15.38%) Open Source
9 22 (8.91%) OO
9 22 (8.91%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 18 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (6.48%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (6.48%) MVC
13 15 (6.07%) MapReduce
13 15 (6.07%) Microservices
14 13 (5.26%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.86%) Unit Testing
15 12 (4.86%) Web Development
16 11 (4.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 245 (99.19%) Java
2 83 (33.60%) Python
3 42 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.79%) Scala
5 37 (14.98%) Perl
6 34 (13.77%) SQL
7 21 (8.50%) Bash Shell
8 19 (7.69%) Ruby
9 15 (6.07%) C
10 7 (2.83%) C#
10 7 (2.83%) R
10 7 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.43%) Go
11 6 (2.43%) PHP
12 5 (2.02%) C++
12 5 (2.02%) Groovy
13 4 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.81%) Korn
14 2 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.05%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.43%) Degree
5 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.93%) QA
2 8 (3.24%) SDET
3 2 (0.81%) WCAG
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (10.53%) Docker
2 9 (3.64%) Apache Flume
3 8 (3.24%) HDFS
4 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (20.24%) Puppet
2 36 (14.57%) Ansible
3 30 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (3.64%) Oozie
5 9 (3.64%) Terraform
6 4 (1.62%) Graphite
6 4 (1.62%) Mesos
7 3 (1.21%) Kibana
7 3 (1.21%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.81%) Chronos
8 2 (0.81%) Marathon
8 2 (0.81%) Nagios
9 1 (0.40%) Ambari
9 1 (0.40%) Cacti
9 1 (0.40%) Grafana
9 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (8.50%) Oracle
2 20 (8.10%) Atlassian
3 12 (4.86%) IBM
4 9 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.83%) Adobe
5 7 (2.83%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.43%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.02%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.62%) HP
8 4 (1.62%) Perforce
8 4 (1.62%) Splunk
9 3 (1.21%) Facebook
9 3 (1.21%) Google
9 3 (1.21%) Sybase
10 2 (0.81%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.81%) New Relic
10 2 (0.81%) Remedy
10 2 (0.81%) SAP
10 2 (0.81%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.81%) VMware
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