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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 330 323 356
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 90 113 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 97 52
Median daily rate £518 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £364 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +69.23%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +43 26 £550 - 15
Bromley - 3 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 170 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (40.59%) DevOps
4 57 (33.53%) Linux
5 56 (32.94%) TDD
6 55 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 45 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (24.12%) Spring
9 40 (23.53%) Finance
10 39 (22.94%) JavaScript
11 38 (22.35%) Web Services
12 37 (21.76%) Scrum
13 36 (21.18%) Unix
14 34 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 32 (18.82%) Python
16 30 (17.65%) Puppet
17 28 (16.47%) BDD
17 28 (16.47%) Jenkins
17 28 (16.47%) Hibernate
18 27 (15.88%) Maven
18 27 (15.88%) J2EE
18 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (15.29%) HTML
19 26 (15.29%) XML
19 26 (15.29%) Apache
20 25 (14.71%) SOAP
20 25 (14.71%) E-Commerce
20 25 (14.71%) Perl
20 25 (14.71%) SQL
21 24 (14.12%) Node.js

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 (15.29%) Apache
2 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.65%) CMS
4 12 (7.06%) Apache Spark
4 12 (7.06%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.47%) OpenStack
6 9 (5.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (5.29%) Jetty
6 9 (5.29%) nginx
7 6 (3.53%) Confluence
8 5 (2.94%) JBoss
9 4 (2.35%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.35%) IIS
10 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.59%) SAS
12 1 (0.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) HipChat
1 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.29%) PaaS
3 8 (4.71%) Heroku
4 5 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.76%) GitHub
6 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.59%) AdWords
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.59%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) SNMP
2 6 (3.53%) HTTP
3 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.76%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) DHCP
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) FTP
5 2 (1.18%) IPsec
6 1 (0.59%) Internet
6 1 (0.59%) LDAP
6 1 (0.59%) Network Security
6 1 (0.59%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (9.41%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.65%) Redis
6 12 (7.06%) MySQL
7 11 (6.47%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.29%) Apache Hive
9 7 (4.12%) Big Data
9 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
10 6 (3.53%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.35%) HBase
11 4 (2.35%) Impala
12 3 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.76%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (1.76%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.47%) Jenkins
3 27 (15.88%) Maven
4 14 (8.24%) JUnit
5 13 (7.65%) Subversion
6 12 (7.06%) Ant
6 12 (7.06%) Selenium
6 12 (7.06%) SoapUI
7 11 (6.47%) Gradle
8 10 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 10 (5.88%) TeamCity
9 9 (5.29%) JIRA
10 8 (4.71%) Cucumber
11 7 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (4.12%) Mockito
12 5 (2.94%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.76%) Appium
13 3 (1.76%) Grunt
13 3 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.76%) TestNG
General
1 40 (23.53%) Finance
2 19 (11.18%) Banking
3 13 (7.65%) Retail
4 7 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.76%) Back Office
6 3 (1.76%) Front Office
6 3 (1.76%) Marketing
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.12%) Spring
2 38 (22.35%) Web Services
3 28 (16.47%) Hibernate
4 27 (15.88%) J2EE
5 26 (15.29%) HTML
5 26 (15.29%) XML
6 25 (14.71%) SOAP
7 24 (14.12%) Node.js
7 24 (14.12%) REST
8 22 (12.94%) CSS
9 18 (10.59%) JMS
9 18 (10.59%) RESTful
10 14 (8.24%) AngularJS
11 13 (7.65%) Struts
12 12 (7.06%) HTML5
12 12 (7.06%) XSLT
13 11 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (6.47%) Servlets
14 10 (5.88%) CSS3
14 10 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.35%) Fintech
3 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.76%) Derivative
4 3 (1.76%) User Experience
5 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.59%) Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) DataPower
6 1 (0.59%) MPEG
6 1 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.53%) Linux
2 36 (21.18%) Unix
3 12 (7.06%) Windows
4 9 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (40.59%) DevOps
3 56 (32.94%) TDD
4 55 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 45 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (21.76%) Scrum
7 28 (16.47%) BDD
8 25 (14.71%) E-Commerce
9 23 (13.53%) OO
10 17 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (9.41%) Open Source
12 13 (7.65%) SOA
13 12 (7.06%) Multithreading
14 11 (6.47%) Unit Testing
15 10 (5.88%) Low Latency
16 9 (5.29%) UML
16 9 (5.29%) Web Application Development
17 8 (4.71%) Automation Testing
17 8 (4.71%) B2B
17 8 (4.71%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 32 (18.82%) Python
4 25 (14.71%) Perl
4 25 (14.71%) SQL
5 23 (13.53%) Scala
6 22 (12.94%) Ruby
7 12 (7.06%) Go
8 9 (5.29%) Groovy
9 8 (4.71%) C#
10 7 (4.12%) C++
11 6 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.53%) C
11 6 (3.53%) PHP
12 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.18%) Haskell
13 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.18%) R
14 1 (0.59%) sed
14 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) SDET
3 2 (1.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) Docker
2 8 (4.71%) vSphere
3 6 (3.53%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.35%) HDFS
5 3 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.59%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.59%) etcd
6 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.59%) Snort
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (17.65%) Puppet
2 19 (11.18%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.65%) Ansible
4 4 (2.35%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.35%) Nagios
5 3 (1.76%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.76%) Mesos
5 3 (1.76%) Oozie
6 2 (1.18%) Cacti
6 2 (1.18%) Graphite
7 1 (0.59%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.59%) Consul
7 1 (0.59%) Kibana
7 1 (0.59%) logstash
7 1 (0.59%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.59%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.59%) Salt
7 1 (0.59%) StatsD
7 1 (0.59%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (12.94%) Oracle
2 15 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.65%) Atlassian
4 11 (6.47%) IBM
5 6 (3.53%) Sybase
6 5 (2.94%) New Relic
6 5 (2.94%) VMware
7 4 (2.35%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.76%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.18%) CA
9 2 (1.18%) Google
9 2 (1.18%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.59%) Apple
10 1 (0.59%) F5
10 1 (0.59%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.59%) Imperva
10 1 (0.59%) Informatica
10 1 (0.59%) Splunk
10 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
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