The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 344 357 363
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 64 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 36
Average daily rate £500 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £319 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £590 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.34 £46.25 £55.98
% change year-on-year
-1.97% -17.38%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 8 £500 +8.04% 8
Canary Wharf - 3 £600 -
Feltham +1 1 £400 +6.66%
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Engineer in their job title.

1 185 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (48.65%) Software Engineering
3 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (35.68%) Linux
5 56 (30.27%) Scala
6 50 (27.03%) Finance
7 42 (22.70%) Low Latency
8 41 (22.16%) TDD
9 38 (20.54%) DevOps
9 38 (20.54%) Open Source
10 36 (19.46%) Eclipse
11 34 (18.38%) JavaScript
11 34 (18.38%) Scrum
12 32 (17.30%) Banking
12 32 (17.30%) Git (software)
13 31 (16.76%) NoSQL
13 31 (16.76%) Algorithmic Trading
13 31 (16.76%) Unix
14 30 (16.22%) Jenkins
15 29 (15.68%) Puppet
15 29 (15.68%) JUnit
15 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (15.14%) Spring
17 27 (14.59%) Web Services
18 26 (14.05%) HTML
18 26 (14.05%) Apache
18 26 (14.05%) Gradle
19 25 (13.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 25 (13.51%) Solaris
19 25 (13.51%) Tomcat

Java Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (14.05%) Apache
2 25 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.57%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.49%) CMS
5 10 (5.41%) JBoss
5 10 (5.41%) Node.js
6 8 (4.32%) Confluence
7 6 (3.24%) IIS
7 6 (3.24%) nginx
7 6 (3.24%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.70%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.16%) Jetty
10 3 (1.62%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.54%) SAS
12 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.62%) GitHub
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.08%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) SNMP
2 7 (3.78%) Internet
3 6 (3.24%) HTTP
4 5 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.16%) DNS
5 4 (2.16%) IPsec
6 3 (1.62%) DHCP
6 3 (1.62%) FTP
7 2 (1.08%) BGP
7 2 (1.08%) SSL
8 1 (0.54%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.54%) Firewall
8 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.54%) IPv6
8 1 (0.54%) LAN
8 1 (0.54%) LDAP
8 1 (0.54%) OSPF
8 1 (0.54%) VPN
8 1 (0.54%) WAN
8 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.76%) NoSQL
2 24 (12.97%) KDB
3 12 (6.49%) Big Data
4 11 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.41%) MySQL
6 9 (4.86%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.70%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.62%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.08%) BigTable
11 2 (1.08%) HBase
11 2 (1.08%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.08%) Redis
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 36 (19.46%) Eclipse
2 32 (17.30%) Git (software)
3 30 (16.22%) Jenkins
4 29 (15.68%) JUnit
5 26 (14.05%) Gradle
6 24 (12.97%) VTune
7 20 (10.81%) Maven
8 15 (8.11%) Subversion
9 14 (7.57%) JIRA
9 14 (7.57%) Selenium
10 10 (5.41%) Ant
10 10 (5.41%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.24%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.70%) JBehave
12 5 (2.70%) Mockito
12 5 (2.70%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.70%) WebDriver
13 4 (2.16%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.62%) FishEye
14 3 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (27.03%) Finance
2 32 (17.30%) Banking
3 25 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.03%) Retail
5 10 (5.41%) Front Office
6 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Marketing
8 2 (1.08%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.14%) Spring
2 27 (14.59%) Web Services
3 26 (14.05%) HTML
4 24 (12.97%) REST
5 23 (12.43%) CSS
6 19 (10.27%) Hibernate
6 19 (10.27%) J2EE
7 15 (8.11%) JMS
7 15 (8.11%) RESTful
7 15 (8.11%) SOAP
7 15 (8.11%) XML
8 12 (6.49%) Servlets
9 11 (5.95%) JSP
10 10 (5.41%) XSLT
11 9 (4.86%) .NET
11 9 (4.86%) Ajax
11 9 (4.86%) HTML5
12 8 (4.32%) AngularJS
12 8 (4.32%) Grails
12 8 (4.32%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.35%) Fixed Income
2 21 (11.35%) Grid Computing
3 13 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.78%) Derivative
4 7 (3.78%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.16%) Fintech
6 2 (1.08%) BYOD
6 2 (1.08%) Clustering
6 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.08%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.08%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.08%) Wiki
7 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.68%) Linux
2 31 (16.76%) Unix
3 25 (13.51%) Solaris
4 15 (8.11%) Windows
5 5 (2.70%) CentOS
6 3 (1.62%) Android
6 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.08%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Debian
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.70%) Low Latency
4 41 (22.16%) TDD
5 38 (20.54%) DevOps
5 38 (20.54%) Open Source
6 34 (18.38%) Scrum
7 31 (16.76%) Algorithmic Trading
8 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (13.51%) E-Commerce
10 22 (11.89%) Functional Programming
11 21 (11.35%) Electronic Trading
12 18 (9.73%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.65%) BDD
14 13 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (7.03%) OO
14 13 (7.03%) User Stories
15 11 (5.95%) Multithreading
15 11 (5.95%) SOA
16 9 (4.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 185 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (30.27%) Scala
3 34 (18.38%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.97%) SQL
5 17 (9.19%) Python
6 12 (6.49%) Ruby
7 10 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.41%) Groovy
8 9 (4.86%) PHP
9 6 (3.24%) C#
9 6 (3.24%) Go
10 4 (2.16%) Perl
10 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.08%) C
12 2 (1.08%) Clojure
12 2 (1.08%) R
13 1 (0.54%) C++
13 1 (0.54%) Haskell
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.62%) Degree
3 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) CCNA
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (13.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 13 (7.03%) Docker
3 7 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.62%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.08%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) iptables
6 1 (0.54%) Postfix
6 1 (0.54%) Samba
6 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (15.68%) Puppet
2 20 (10.81%) Ansible
3 15 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.24%) Salt
5 5 (2.70%) Mesos
6 3 (1.62%) Oozie
6 3 (1.62%) yum
7 2 (1.08%) Ambari
7 2 (1.08%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.54%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.54%) Graphite
8 1 (0.54%) Nagios
8 1 (0.54%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (7.57%) Oracle
2 9 (4.86%) VMware
3 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.24%) Google
5 4 (2.16%) Adobe
5 4 (2.16%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.16%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.62%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.62%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.08%) CA
7 2 (1.08%) ESRI
7 2 (1.08%) IBM
7 2 (1.08%) Sybase
8 1 (0.54%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.54%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) SAP
8 1 (0.54%) Solace
8 1 (0.54%) Veracode
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