The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 439 480 470
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 216 183 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 132 125
Median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +20.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 9
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.19 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.61% +23.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.63 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £55.00 £41.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.19 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +28.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Engineer within the UK.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer within the UK.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
England +46 201 £473 +5.00% 106
London -8 98 £500 -4.76% 52
South East +28 38 £466 +16.20% 13
East of England +19 23 £400 +6.66% 12
Oxfordshire +3 17 £500 +21.95% 4
Hertfordshire +16 14 £425 +13.33% 4
South West +12 14 £420 +12.00% 12
Oxford +1 13 £500 - 2
City of London +2 11 £625 -3.84% 10
West Midlands - 9 £461 -
Scotland +9 8 £431 +43.75% 3
Somerset +20 7 £365 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £350 -
North East - 7 £350 -
Watford - 7 £455 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £375 -16.66%
Wales +24 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Berkshire +8 6 £275 -35.29% 2
South Wales +19 5 £488 +21.87% 1
West Yorkshire +12 5 £425 +13.33% 5
West Sussex +5 5 £475 +18.01% 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £425 +13.33% 8
Milton Keynes +17 4 £375 -
Edinburgh +16 4 £450 - 1
Leeds +8 4 £450 +20.00% 3
North West +4 4 £419 -4.28% 8
Yeovil +2 4 - - 1
Kidlington - 4 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +28 3 £375 -9.09% 5

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 431 (99.08%) Java
2 251 (57.70%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (46.44%) Software Engineering
4 145 (33.33%) Linux
5 143 (32.87%) TDD
6 138 (31.72%) DevOps
7 127 (29.20%) Spring
8 97 (22.30%) Web Services
9 93 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 87 (20.00%) Unix
12 83 (19.08%) Scrum
12 83 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
13 82 (18.85%) SQL
14 78 (17.93%) HTML
15 76 (17.47%) Python
15 76 (17.47%) Jenkins
16 75 (17.24%) Open Source
17 70 (16.09%) BDD
18 69 (15.86%) Puppet
19 68 (15.63%) Git (software)
19 68 (15.63%) Finance
20 67 (15.40%) Selenium
21 66 (15.17%) Scala
22 65 (14.94%) J2EE
23 64 (14.71%) XML
23 64 (14.71%) REST
24 63 (14.48%) MongoDB
25 57 (13.10%) Oracle
26 56 (12.87%) JSON

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 54 (12.41%) Tomcat
2 52 (11.95%) Apache
3 40 (9.20%) WebLogic
4 30 (6.90%) JBoss
5 28 (6.44%) WebSphere
6 21 (4.83%) Confluence
6 21 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (4.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (4.14%) Apache Spark
9 15 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (2.99%) nginx
10 13 (2.99%) OpenStack
10 13 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
11 11 (2.53%) Apache Solr
12 10 (2.30%) IIS
13 9 (2.07%) CMS
14 8 (1.84%) Mule
15 7 (1.61%) Apache Pig
15 7 (1.61%) Jetty
16 6 (1.38%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) MS Office
2 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.06%) PaaS
4 21 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (4.14%) Amazon S3
7 13 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (2.76%) Heroku
9 11 (2.53%) GitHub
9 11 (2.53%) Google App Engine
9 11 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.61%) SaaS
12 5 (1.15%) IaaS
13 3 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.68%) HTTP
2 9 (2.07%) Internet
3 8 (1.84%) Firewall
4 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.38%) AMQP
5 6 (1.38%) SSL
6 5 (1.15%) SNMP
7 4 (0.92%) DNS
8 3 (0.69%) LDAP
9 2 (0.46%) DMZ
9 2 (0.46%) RTSP
9 2 (0.46%) SSH
10 1 (0.23%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.23%) DHCP
10 1 (0.23%) FTP
10 1 (0.23%) IPsec
10 1 (0.23%) Network Security
10 1 (0.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.48%) MongoDB
2 42 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 39 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.05%) Hadoop
5 33 (7.59%) MySQL
6 29 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (6.21%) SQL Server
8 26 (5.98%) Big Data
9 22 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.99%) Redis
11 10 (2.30%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.84%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
13 7 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.15%) HBase
15 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 76 (17.47%) Jenkins
2 68 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 67 (15.40%) Selenium
4 51 (11.72%) JUnit
5 48 (11.03%) Cucumber
6 47 (10.80%) Maven
7 34 (7.82%) JIRA
8 31 (7.13%) WebDriver
9 29 (6.67%) Eclipse
10 27 (6.21%) Gradle
11 18 (4.14%) Subversion
12 17 (3.91%) Ant
12 17 (3.91%) Mockito
13 14 (3.22%) SoapUI
14 12 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (2.76%) Hudson
15 11 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (2.07%) IntelliJ
17 8 (1.84%) TeamCity
18 7 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 68 (15.63%) Finance
2 29 (6.67%) Banking
3 27 (6.21%) Retail
4 15 (3.45%) Publishing
5 13 (2.99%) Games
6 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.15%) Front Office
9 4 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.69%) Military
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (29.20%) Spring
2 97 (22.30%) Web Services
3 78 (17.93%) HTML
4 65 (14.94%) J2EE
5 64 (14.71%) REST
5 64 (14.71%) XML
6 56 (12.87%) JSON
7 52 (11.95%) CSS
8 50 (11.49%) Hibernate
9 48 (11.03%) RESTful
10 37 (8.51%) Node.js
11 36 (8.28%) HTML5
11 36 (8.28%) JMS
12 35 (8.05%) SOAP
13 34 (7.82%) AngularJS
14 30 (6.90%) Java EE
15 28 (6.44%) .NET
16 27 (6.21%) Play Framework
17 24 (5.52%) EJB
18 21 (4.83%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (2.53%) User Experience
3 7 (1.61%) Data Integration
3 7 (1.61%) Semantic Web
4 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
4 5 (1.15%) Social Media
4 5 (1.15%) Statistics
5 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.69%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.46%) CCTV
7 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.46%) Fintech
7 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.46%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 145 (33.33%) Linux
2 87 (20.00%) Unix
3 21 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (4.83%) Windows
4 7 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.15%) CentOS
6 4 (0.92%) Android
6 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (57.70%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (46.44%) Software Engineering
3 143 (32.87%) TDD
4 138 (31.72%) DevOps
5 93 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (19.08%) Scrum
7 75 (17.24%) Open Source
8 70 (16.09%) BDD
9 56 (12.87%) Microservices
10 44 (10.11%) E-Commerce
11 42 (9.66%) OO
12 41 (9.43%) Test Automation
13 35 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 31 (7.13%) Unit Testing
15 28 (6.44%) High Availability
15 28 (6.44%) SOA
16 26 (5.98%) Web Development
17 22 (5.06%) Regression Testing
18 19 (4.37%) Configuration Management
18 19 (4.37%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 431 (99.08%) Java
2 92 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 82 (18.85%) SQL
4 76 (17.47%) Python
5 66 (15.17%) Scala
6 53 (12.18%) Perl
7 47 (10.80%) Ruby
8 41 (9.43%) C++
9 35 (8.05%) C#
10 24 (5.52%) C
11 22 (5.06%) Bash Shell
12 20 (4.60%) Go
13 14 (3.22%) Groovy
14 9 (2.07%) PHP
14 9 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.61%) Ada
16 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.92%) R
17 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.91%) DV Cleared
3 16 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.99%) Degree
5 7 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.38%) ISEB
6 6 (1.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.80%) QA
2 10 (2.30%) SDET
3 5 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (11.72%) Docker
2 9 (2.07%) vSphere
3 8 (1.84%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.84%) HDFS
4 5 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.92%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) etcd
7 1 (0.23%) Snort
7 1 (0.23%) Varnish
7 1 (0.23%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 69 (15.86%) Puppet
2 41 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (6.21%) Ansible
4 15 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (1.61%) Oozie
6 6 (1.38%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.92%) Kibana
7 4 (0.92%) Mesos
7 4 (0.92%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.92%) Salt
7 4 (0.92%) Sun Identity Manager
8 3 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.69%) logstash
8 3 (0.69%) Nagios
8 3 (0.69%) Terraform
9 2 (0.46%) Graphite
10 1 (0.23%) Consul
10 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 57 (13.10%) Oracle
2 22 (5.06%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.83%) Atlassian
4 19 (4.37%) webMethods
5 17 (3.91%) IBM
6 14 (3.22%) Google
6 14 (3.22%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.99%) Adobe
7 13 (2.99%) Sybase
8 8 (1.84%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.84%) Splunk
9 7 (1.61%) Sun
10 6 (1.38%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.15%) Rally
11 5 (1.15%) VMware
12 4 (0.92%) New Relic
13 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.46%) HP
14 2 (0.46%) Murex
14 2 (0.46%) SAP
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £540 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 15 days ago
South east
TRG
Rate: 550 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago