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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 290 301 323
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 132 133 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.59% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 123 85
Median daily rate £500 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.33
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.05%
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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -57 21 £650 - 10
Canary Wharf +2 2 £575 +4.54%
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 2 £431 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 228 (99.13%) Java
2 138 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (34.35%) Linux
4 73 (31.74%) Python
5 72 (31.30%) DevOps
6 66 (28.70%) Software Engineering
7 57 (24.78%) TDD
7 57 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (22.61%) Unix
9 49 (21.30%) Finance
10 46 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 45 (19.57%) Spring
12 44 (19.13%) Scrum
13 43 (18.70%) JavaScript
13 43 (18.70%) BDD
14 42 (18.26%) Perl
15 41 (17.83%) Scala
15 41 (17.83%) Git (software)
16 39 (16.96%) Hadoop
16 39 (16.96%) Puppet
16 39 (16.96%) Web Services
17 38 (16.52%) Open Source
18 34 (14.78%) Banking
18 34 (14.78%) SQL
19 32 (13.91%) Big Data
20 31 (13.48%) Cucumber
21 30 (13.04%) Relational Database
21 30 (13.04%) Maven
22 29 (12.61%) NoSQL
23 28 (12.17%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (11.74%) Apache Spark
2 21 (9.13%) Apache
3 18 (7.83%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.65%) Apache Solr
4 13 (5.65%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.22%) Apache Pig
6 11 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.48%) Confluence
8 7 (3.04%) nginx
9 6 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.17%) CMS
11 3 (1.30%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.30%) JBoss
11 3 (1.30%) Mule
11 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.87%) IIS
12 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.87%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.22%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.48%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.48%) GitHub
4 8 (3.48%) PaaS
5 5 (2.17%) IaaS
6 4 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.30%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) G Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.43%) Google Play
8 1 (0.43%) Heroku
8 1 (0.43%) Route 53
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.09%) HTTP
2 8 (3.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.04%) Firewall
4 5 (2.17%) Internet
5 4 (1.74%) LDAP
5 4 (1.74%) SSL
6 3 (1.30%) DNS
6 3 (1.30%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.87%) AMQP
7 2 (0.87%) BGP
7 2 (0.87%) DMZ
7 2 (0.87%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.87%) RTSP
8 1 (0.43%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.43%) DHCP
8 1 (0.43%) FTP
8 1 (0.43%) IPsec
8 1 (0.43%) SNMP
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.96%) Hadoop
2 32 (13.91%) Big Data
3 30 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 29 (12.61%) NoSQL
5 21 (9.13%) Apache Hive
5 21 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 19 (8.26%) MongoDB
8 14 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (5.22%) MySQL
10 11 (4.78%) HBase
11 8 (3.48%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.17%) Apache Accumulo
12 5 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.74%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.74%) Flink
13 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.30%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 46 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 41 (17.83%) Git (software)
3 31 (13.48%) Cucumber
4 30 (13.04%) Maven
5 28 (12.17%) JIRA
6 27 (11.74%) Selenium
7 21 (9.13%) JUnit
8 17 (7.39%) WebDriver
9 12 (5.22%) Mockito
10 11 (4.78%) Eclipse
10 11 (4.78%) Gradle
11 9 (3.91%) Ant
11 9 (3.91%) Hudson
12 8 (3.48%) Subversion
13 7 (3.04%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.17%) gulp
14 5 (2.17%) HP UFT
14 5 (2.17%) RSpec
14 5 (2.17%) SonarQube
14 5 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (21.30%) Finance
2 34 (14.78%) Banking
3 16 (6.96%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Games
5 4 (1.74%) Front Office
5 4 (1.74%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.57%) Spring
2 39 (16.96%) Web Services
3 26 (11.30%) HTML
4 25 (10.87%) J2EE
4 25 (10.87%) XML
5 23 (10.00%) JMS
6 22 (9.57%) CSS
6 22 (9.57%) RESTful
7 19 (8.26%) JSON
8 18 (7.83%) REST
9 16 (6.96%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.96%) Hibernate
9 16 (6.96%) Kafka
9 16 (6.96%) Node.js
10 14 (6.09%) SOAP
11 12 (5.22%) .NET
12 11 (4.78%) Java EE
13 10 (4.35%) React
14 9 (3.91%) HTML5
14 9 (3.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (2.61%) Social Media
2 5 (2.17%) Algorithms
2 5 (2.17%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.17%) Fintech
2 5 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.17%) Wiki
3 4 (1.74%) User Experience
4 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.30%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.30%) Statistics
5 2 (0.87%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.87%) CCTV
5 2 (0.87%) Informatics
5 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.87%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.43%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.35%) Linux
2 52 (22.61%) Unix
3 14 (6.09%) Windows
4 9 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.87%) Android
6 2 (0.87%) CentOS
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.30%) DevOps
3 66 (28.70%) Software Engineering
4 57 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (24.78%) TDD
5 44 (19.13%) Scrum
6 43 (18.70%) BDD
7 38 (16.52%) Open Source
8 22 (9.57%) Test Automation
9 21 (9.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (8.70%) OO
11 17 (7.39%) MapReduce
11 17 (7.39%) MVC
12 16 (6.96%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.52%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.09%) Microservices
15 13 (5.65%) High Availability
15 13 (5.65%) Web Development
16 12 (5.22%) Automated Testing
16 12 (5.22%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 228 (99.13%) Java
2 73 (31.74%) Python
3 43 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 42 (18.26%) Perl
5 41 (17.83%) Scala
6 34 (14.78%) SQL
7 19 (8.26%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.26%) Ruby
8 16 (6.96%) C
9 9 (3.91%) C#
9 9 (3.91%) C++
10 8 (3.48%) R
11 6 (2.61%) PHP
11 6 (2.61%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.61%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.74%) Go
13 2 (0.87%) Groovy
13 2 (0.87%) Jython
13 2 (0.87%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.78%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.87%) QA
2 7 (3.04%) SDET
3 2 (0.87%) WCAG
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.26%) Docker
2 9 (3.91%) Apache Flume
3 7 (3.04%) HDFS
4 3 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (16.96%) Puppet
2 28 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (9.13%) Ansible
4 12 (5.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (3.91%) Oozie
6 5 (2.17%) Graphite
7 4 (1.74%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.74%) Mesos
7 4 (1.74%) Terraform
8 3 (1.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.87%) Chronos
9 2 (0.87%) Marathon
9 2 (0.87%) Nagios
10 1 (0.43%) Ambari
10 1 (0.43%) Cacti
10 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.43%) Salt
10 1 (0.43%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (10.87%) Oracle
2 19 (8.26%) Atlassian
3 15 (6.52%) IBM
4 11 (4.78%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.04%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.61%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.17%) Adobe
7 5 (2.17%) Sybase
8 4 (1.74%) Google
8 4 (1.74%) HP
8 4 (1.74%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.74%) Perforce
8 4 (1.74%) Splunk
8 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.30%) Facebook
9 3 (1.30%) Sun
10 2 (0.87%) Murex
10 2 (0.87%) New Relic
10 2 (0.87%) Remedy
10 2 (0.87%) VMware
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