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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
UK
Rank 342 478 481
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 277 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 98 102
Median daily rate £463 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £554 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.46 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.11% -6.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £40.00 £34.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £57.00 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.46 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.53%

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +131 239 £475 +5.55% 112
London +83 125 £500 +2.56% 52
South East +41 42 £463 +2.77% 23
South West +13 30 £375 -11.76% 11
Wales +31 21 £456 +1.38% 2
City of London +23 20 £625 +40.84% 12
Berkshire +25 17 £575 +90.08% 8
North West +30 15 £240 -42.16% 3
Reading +29 15 £600 +44.57% 5
Swansea -6 13 £475 +5.55%
West Wales -6 13 £475 +5.55%
Scotland +22 12 £325 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire +17 12 £410 -11.35% 5
East of England +7 11 £413 +10.00% 9
Wiltshire +14 10 £320 -11.11%
Swindon +11 10 £320 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +10 9 £410 -7.86% 4
Leeds 0 9 £410 -8.88% 4
Somerset -1 9 £375 - 5
Oxfordshire - 9 £575 - 9
Oxford - 8 £600 - 5
South Wales +23 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Manchester +14 7 £240 -43.52% 2
Hampshire +3 7 £400 - 1
Bristol - 7 £320 - 2
Edinburgh +19 6 £369 -7.81% 1
Yeovil -2 6 - - 1
Hertfordshire +1 5 £525 +40.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £290 +0.86% 1
Glasgow - 5 £325 - 1

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 529 (99.44%) Java
2 317 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (38.35%) Software Engineering
4 162 (30.45%) Linux
5 151 (28.38%) DevOps
6 141 (26.50%) Spring
7 131 (24.62%) TDD
8 127 (23.87%) Python
9 122 (22.93%) Jenkins
10 115 (21.62%) SQL
11 111 (20.86%) Scrum
11 111 (20.86%) Git (software)
12 110 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
13 100 (18.80%) BDD
14 94 (17.67%) Maven
14 94 (17.67%) Finance
15 93 (17.48%) Web Services
16 92 (17.29%) JavaScript
17 77 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
17 77 (14.47%) Cucumber
18 73 (13.72%) Selenium
19 71 (13.35%) Security Cleared
20 68 (12.78%) JIRA
20 68 (12.78%) HTML
21 67 (12.59%) Unix
21 67 (12.59%) Ansible
22 65 (12.22%) Puppet
22 65 (12.22%) Open Source
23 64 (12.03%) Hadoop
23 64 (12.03%) OO

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 45 (8.46%) Apache
2 44 (8.27%) Tomcat
3 36 (6.77%) Apache Spark
4 32 (6.02%) JBoss
5 29 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 25 (4.70%) Confluence
7 20 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (3.38%) WebLogic
9 17 (3.20%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.63%) Apache Pig
11 13 (2.44%) Alfresco
12 11 (2.07%) WebSphere Process Server
13 10 (1.88%) nginx
14 6 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.56%) Jetty
16 2 (0.38%) CMS
16 2 (0.38%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.38%) Mule
16 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.38%) Unica
3 1 (0.19%) Endur
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 77 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.14%) GitHub
3 17 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.82%) Amazon S3
5 14 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.88%) PaaS
9 6 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.75%) IaaS
12 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.56%) Heroku
12 3 (0.56%) SaaS
13 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.19%) G Suite
14 1 (0.19%) Route 53
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.58%) HTTP
2 19 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 17 (3.20%) Internet
4 12 (2.26%) SSH
5 9 (1.69%) LDAP
6 8 (1.50%) ICMP
6 8 (1.50%) SSL
7 7 (1.32%) Firewall
8 4 (0.75%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.38%) AMQP
9 2 (0.38%) BGP
9 2 (0.38%) DMZ
9 2 (0.38%) DNS
9 2 (0.38%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.19%) Broadband
10 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.19%) RTSP
10 1 (0.19%) SMS
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.03%) Hadoop
2 55 (10.34%) Big Data
3 44 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 36 (6.77%) MongoDB
5 32 (6.02%) Relational Database
6 29 (5.45%) Apache Hive
7 28 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (4.70%) MySQL
9 21 (3.95%) HBase
10 17 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (3.01%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.69%) Redis
12 9 (1.69%) SQL Server
13 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.94%) Apache Accumulo
15 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.75%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.75%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.75%) Flink
16 3 (0.56%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 122 (22.93%) Jenkins
2 111 (20.86%) Git (software)
3 94 (17.67%) Maven
4 77 (14.47%) Cucumber
5 73 (13.72%) Selenium
6 68 (12.78%) JIRA
7 47 (8.83%) JUnit
8 35 (6.58%) WebDriver
9 26 (4.89%) Gradle
10 24 (4.51%) Subversion
11 23 (4.32%) Mockito
12 22 (4.14%) Eclipse
13 21 (3.95%) Ant
14 20 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (2.82%) Hudson
16 12 (2.26%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.50%) JMeter
17 8 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
18 7 (1.32%) HP UFT
18 7 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (17.67%) Finance
2 50 (9.40%) Banking
3 25 (4.70%) Retail
4 22 (4.14%) Publishing
5 12 (2.26%) Marketing
5 12 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.07%) Games
7 10 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.32%) Military
9 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.75%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) International Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (26.50%) Spring
2 93 (17.48%) Web Services
3 68 (12.78%) HTML
4 63 (11.84%) RESTful
5 61 (11.47%) XML
6 60 (11.28%) REST
7 47 (8.83%) CSS
8 43 (8.08%) J2EE
9 39 (7.33%) JSON
10 36 (6.77%) Hibernate
11 33 (6.20%) Kafka
12 32 (6.02%) Java EE
13 31 (5.83%) AngularJS
14 28 (5.26%) HTML5
15 27 (5.08%) Spring Boot
16 25 (4.70%) SOAP
17 24 (4.51%) Node.js
18 23 (4.32%) JMS
19 19 (3.57%) .NET
19 19 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (3.01%) User Experience
3 13 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 13 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.50%) Wiki
7 7 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.75%) Fintech
9 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.75%) RIA
10 3 (0.56%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.56%) Equities
10 3 (0.56%) PKI
11 2 (0.38%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.38%) IPTV
11 2 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 162 (30.45%) Linux
2 67 (12.59%) Unix
3 21 (3.95%) Windows
4 20 (3.76%) CentOS
5 14 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.26%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.69%) Android
9 8 (1.50%) Amazon Linux
9 8 (1.50%) Debian
10 7 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.19%) AIX
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.19%) MVS
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (38.35%) Software Engineering
3 151 (28.38%) DevOps
4 131 (24.62%) TDD
5 111 (20.86%) Scrum
6 110 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (18.80%) BDD
8 65 (12.22%) Open Source
9 64 (12.03%) OO
10 50 (9.40%) Microservices
11 39 (7.33%) Test Automation
12 37 (6.95%) UML
12 37 (6.95%) Web Development
13 35 (6.58%) Unit Testing
14 31 (5.83%) Configuration Management
15 30 (5.64%) MVC
16 29 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
17 28 (5.26%) E-Commerce
18 25 (4.70%) Pair Programming
18 25 (4.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 529 (99.44%) Java
2 127 (23.87%) Python
3 115 (21.62%) SQL
4 92 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 60 (11.28%) Scala
6 41 (7.71%) Bash Shell
7 39 (7.33%) Ruby
8 37 (6.95%) C#
9 35 (6.58%) C++
9 35 (6.58%) Perl
10 18 (3.38%) C
10 18 (3.38%) PL/SQL
11 17 (3.20%) Go
12 15 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.44%) Groovy
14 10 (1.88%) PHP
15 8 (1.50%) Clojure
15 8 (1.50%) Rust
16 7 (1.32%) F#
16 7 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (13.35%) Security Cleared
2 54 (10.15%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.95%) Degree
4 13 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.38%) ISEB
5 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.90%) QA
2 19 (3.57%) SDET
3 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (9.40%) Docker
2 8 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.32%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.13%) HDFS
5 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.38%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
7 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (12.59%) Ansible
2 65 (12.22%) Puppet
3 32 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (2.07%) Kibana
6 10 (1.88%) Terraform
7 8 (1.50%) logstash
7 8 (1.50%) SELinux
8 7 (1.32%) Icinga
9 6 (1.13%) Oozie
10 5 (0.94%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.94%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.75%) Graphite
12 3 (0.56%) Grafana
13 2 (0.38%) Ambari
13 2 (0.38%) Chronos
13 2 (0.38%) Marathon
13 2 (0.38%) Mesos
13 2 (0.38%) Rancher
14 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 60 (11.28%) Oracle
2 34 (6.39%) Atlassian
3 20 (3.76%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.07%) IBM
5 10 (1.88%) Adobe
6 9 (1.69%) Hortonworks
7 8 (1.50%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.32%) Google
8 7 (1.32%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.32%) VMware
9 6 (1.13%) HP
9 6 (1.13%) SAP
9 6 (1.13%) Splunk
10 5 (0.94%) ATG
10 5 (0.94%) Perforce
11 4 (0.75%) hybris
12 2 (0.38%) Facebook
12 2 (0.38%) Sun
12 2 (0.38%) Sybase
12 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
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