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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 352 364 339
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 93 86 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 74 66
Median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £566 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.38 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +29.21%
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
21925 22482 22648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15635 15732 15384
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 345 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +36 17 £625 +13.63% 11
Croydon - 2 £525 -
Feltham - 2 £468 - 1
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Java
2 101 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (39.39%) DevOps
4 69 (34.85%) Software Engineering
5 66 (33.33%) Linux
6 65 (32.83%) TDD
7 53 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (25.25%) Unix
9 46 (23.23%) JavaScript
10 45 (22.73%) Scrum
11 43 (21.72%) Finance
12 42 (21.21%) Web Services
13 41 (20.71%) Python
14 40 (20.20%) Spring
15 35 (17.68%) Git (software)
15 35 (17.68%) BDD
16 34 (17.17%) Jenkins
17 33 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (16.16%) Perl
18 32 (16.16%) J2EE
19 31 (15.66%) Puppet
20 29 (14.65%) Node.js
20 29 (14.65%) Scala
21 28 (14.14%) HTML
22 27 (13.64%) Oracle
22 27 (13.64%) OO
22 27 (13.64%) Banking
23 26 (13.13%) Maven
24 25 (12.63%) Apache
24 25 (12.63%) E-Commerce

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 (12.63%) Apache
2 20 (10.10%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.58%) Apache Spark
4 13 (6.57%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (5.05%) CMS
6 9 (4.55%) Jetty
6 9 (4.55%) nginx
6 9 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.54%) Apache Pig
7 7 (3.54%) Confluence
8 4 (2.02%) IIS
8 4 (2.02%) JBoss
9 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.01%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.51%) Mule
11 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) HipChat
1 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.56%) PaaS
3 8 (4.04%) Heroku
4 7 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.53%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.02%) GitHub
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.52%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.52%) SaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.51%) AdWords
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.51%) Google Play
10 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) HTTP
2 6 (3.03%) SNMP
2 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.52%) DNS
3 3 (1.52%) Internet
4 2 (1.01%) DHCP
4 2 (1.01%) Firewall
4 2 (1.01%) FTP
4 2 (1.01%) IPsec
5 1 (0.51%) LDAP
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) RTSP
5 1 (0.51%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 23 (11.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (11.62%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 16 (8.08%) MongoDB
6 15 (7.58%) MySQL
6 15 (7.58%) Redis
6 15 (7.58%) SQL Server
7 14 (7.07%) Big Data
8 12 (6.06%) Apache Hive
9 8 (4.04%) Neo4j
10 7 (3.54%) HBase
11 6 (3.03%) Apache Accumulo
11 6 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.02%) Impala
12 4 (2.02%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.51%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 35 (17.68%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.17%) Jenkins
3 26 (13.13%) Maven
4 19 (9.60%) JUnit
5 16 (8.08%) Selenium
6 14 (7.07%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.06%) Ant
7 12 (6.06%) Eclipse
7 12 (6.06%) JIRA
8 11 (5.56%) Subversion
8 11 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 10 (5.05%) Gradle
9 10 (5.05%) SoapUI
9 10 (5.05%) TeamCity
10 9 (4.55%) Mockito
11 5 (2.53%) Appium
11 5 (2.53%) TestNG
12 4 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.02%) Hudson
13 3 (1.52%) Grunt
General
1 43 (21.72%) Finance
2 27 (13.64%) Banking
3 13 (6.57%) Retail
4 9 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.03%) Games
6 5 (2.53%) Front Office
6 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.02%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.21%) Web Services
2 40 (20.20%) Spring
3 32 (16.16%) J2EE
4 29 (14.65%) Node.js
5 28 (14.14%) HTML
6 24 (12.12%) CSS
7 23 (11.62%) Hibernate
7 23 (11.62%) XML
8 21 (10.61%) SOAP
9 19 (9.60%) REST
10 18 (9.09%) RESTful
11 15 (7.58%) JMS
12 13 (6.57%) Java EE
13 12 (6.06%) .NET
13 12 (6.06%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.56%) HTML5
14 11 (5.56%) Servlets
14 11 (5.56%) Struts
14 11 (5.56%) XSLT
15 10 (5.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.53%) Social Media
2 5 (2.53%) User Experience
3 4 (2.02%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.02%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.52%) Derivative
4 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.01%) Fintech
5 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.51%) Blog
6 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.33%) Linux
2 50 (25.25%) Unix
3 13 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.06%) Windows
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.39%) DevOps
3 69 (34.85%) Software Engineering
4 65 (32.83%) TDD
5 53 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (22.73%) Scrum
7 35 (17.68%) BDD
8 27 (13.64%) OO
9 25 (12.63%) E-Commerce
10 24 (12.12%) Open Source
11 22 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 15 (7.58%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.07%) Automated Testing
15 12 (6.06%) MapReduce
16 11 (5.56%) High Availability
17 10 (5.05%) Low Latency
17 10 (5.05%) Regression Testing
17 10 (5.05%) UML
18 9 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 198 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (23.23%) JavaScript
3 41 (20.71%) Python
4 32 (16.16%) Perl
5 29 (14.65%) Scala
6 22 (11.11%) SQL
7 20 (10.10%) Ruby
8 12 (6.06%) C
8 12 (6.06%) Go
9 10 (5.05%) C++
10 9 (4.55%) C#
11 5 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.53%) Groovy
11 5 (2.53%) PHP
12 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.01%) Haskell
13 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.51%) AWK
14 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.53%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.08%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SDET
2 3 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (6.06%) Docker
2 9 (4.55%) Apache Flume
3 8 (4.04%) vSphere
4 7 (3.54%) HDFS
5 5 (2.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.51%) etcd
7 1 (0.51%) Snort
Systems Management
1 31 (15.66%) Puppet
2 24 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.07%) Ansible
4 6 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.03%) Oozie
5 4 (2.02%) Nagios
6 2 (1.01%) Cacti
6 2 (1.01%) Graphite
6 2 (1.01%) Mesos
6 2 (1.01%) Terraform
7 1 (0.51%) Consul
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
7 1 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.51%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.51%) Salt
7 1 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 27 (13.64%) Oracle
2 16 (8.08%) Atlassian
2 16 (8.08%) IBM
3 15 (7.58%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.05%) Sybase
5 7 (3.54%) Cloudera
6 6 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.53%) New Relic
8 4 (2.02%) VMware
9 3 (1.52%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.01%) Adobe
10 2 (1.01%) Facebook
10 2 (1.01%) Google
10 2 (1.01%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.01%) Murex
10 2 (1.01%) Splunk
10 2 (1.01%) Sun
10 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.51%) Apple
11 1 (0.51%) Remedy
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