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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 409 451 449
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 248 198 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 146 139
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.21% -

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +59 238 £451 +2.55% 80
London +2 100 £500 - 40
South East +35 58 £400 -2.43% 13
City of London +45 27 £550 +7.31% 8
Yorkshire +23 24 £475 +48.43% 3
Leeds +23 22 £475 +48.43% 2
West Yorkshire +21 22 £475 +48.43% 2
West Midlands +9 19 £415 +32.80% 1
North West +5 17 £350 -20.00% 5
South West 0 16 £363 +31.81% 8
Cheshire -3 14 £350 -20.00% 2
Kent - 13 £750 -
Oxfordshire +13 12 £400 -5.88% 1
Oxford +10 12 £400 -17.73% 1
Chester 0 11 £350 -20.00%
Shropshire - 11 £415 -
Telford - 10 £415 -
Middlesex - 9 £350 -
Somerset +8 6 - - 3
East Sussex - 6 £350 - 1
Surrey - 6 £380 - 4
Scotland -23 5 - - 1
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Edinburgh -3 4 - - 1
West Sussex -21 4 £475 -
Tonbridge - 4 £725 -
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £188 - 1
Glasgow -1 3 - -
Yeovil -2 3 - - 1
Reading -6 3 - - 2

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 401 (100.00%) Java
2 217 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (46.38%) Software Engineering
4 128 (31.92%) TDD
5 125 (31.17%) DevOps
6 110 (27.43%) Linux
7 105 (26.18%) Spring
8 90 (22.44%) Web Services
9 87 (21.70%) JavaScript
10 82 (20.45%) Finance
11 80 (19.95%) SQL
12 74 (18.45%) Scrum
13 71 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (16.96%) HTML
15 65 (16.21%) Unix
16 64 (15.96%) Oracle
16 64 (15.96%) Jenkins
17 63 (15.71%) Hibernate
18 62 (15.46%) BDD
18 62 (15.46%) Puppet
19 60 (14.96%) Git (software)
20 59 (14.71%) J2EE
21 57 (14.21%) CSS
22 56 (13.97%) Ruby
23 55 (13.72%) Maven
23 55 (13.72%) REST
24 53 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
25 51 (12.72%) XML
26 49 (12.22%) Selenium
27 48 (11.97%) Python

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 42 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 41 (10.22%) Apache
3 34 (8.48%) Node.js
4 25 (6.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 25 (6.23%) OpenStack
5 20 (4.99%) Confluence
6 19 (4.74%) WebSphere
7 18 (4.49%) JBoss
7 18 (4.49%) WebLogic
8 13 (3.24%) Apache Spark
8 13 (3.24%) CMS
9 12 (2.99%) IIS
9 12 (2.99%) nginx
10 11 (2.74%) Jetty
11 7 (1.75%) Mule
11 7 (1.75%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.00%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) MS Office
1 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.25%) HipChat
2 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.23%) PaaS
4 20 (4.99%) Heroku
5 8 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.75%) SaaS
7 6 (1.50%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.75%) GitHub
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.50%) IaaS
11 1 (0.25%) AdWords
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.24%) HTTP
2 9 (2.24%) Internet
3 8 (2.00%) DNS
3 8 (2.00%) SNMP
3 8 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.50%) AMQP
5 4 (1.00%) DHCP
5 4 (1.00%) Firewall
5 4 (1.00%) FTP
5 4 (1.00%) IPsec
6 3 (0.75%) SSH
7 2 (0.50%) SSL
8 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.25%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.97%) MongoDB
2 30 (7.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 26 (6.48%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.74%) MySQL
5 21 (5.24%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.74%) Redis
7 18 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.74%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.74%) Big Data
10 10 (2.49%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.49%) SQL Server
11 9 (2.24%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.25%) HBase
13 4 (1.00%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.00%) Impala
14 3 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
14 3 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 64 (15.96%) Jenkins
2 60 (14.96%) Git (software)
3 55 (13.72%) Maven
4 49 (12.22%) Selenium
5 39 (9.73%) JUnit
6 33 (8.23%) JIRA
7 29 (7.23%) Cucumber
7 29 (7.23%) Eclipse
8 24 (5.99%) Subversion
8 24 (5.99%) WebDriver
9 23 (5.74%) Gradle
10 19 (4.74%) Ant
11 18 (4.49%) SoapUI
12 17 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (3.49%) Mockito
14 12 (2.99%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.24%) Rational DOORS
15 9 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio
17 6 (1.50%) Hudson
General
1 82 (20.45%) Finance
2 27 (6.73%) Banking
3 24 (5.99%) Retail
4 9 (2.24%) Aerospace
4 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.00%) Games
6 7 (1.75%) Electronics
6 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.75%) Military
7 6 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.25%) Marketing
9 3 (0.75%) Front Office
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Avionics
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (26.18%) Spring
2 90 (22.44%) Web Services
3 68 (16.96%) HTML
4 63 (15.71%) Hibernate
5 59 (14.71%) J2EE
6 57 (14.21%) CSS
7 55 (13.72%) REST
8 51 (12.72%) XML
9 41 (10.22%) SOAP
10 33 (8.23%) HTML5
11 32 (7.98%) Java EE
12 30 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (7.23%) RESTful
14 28 (6.98%) JMS
15 25 (6.23%) AngularJS
15 25 (6.23%) JSON
16 23 (5.74%) CSS3
17 22 (5.49%) JSP
18 16 (3.99%) .NET
18 16 (3.99%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.25%) Fintech
6 5 (1.25%) User Experience
6 5 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.75%) Contactless
7 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.75%) Physics
8 2 (0.50%) Clustering
8 2 (0.50%) Derivative
8 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 110 (27.43%) Linux
2 65 (16.21%) Unix
3 28 (6.98%) Windows
4 11 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.75%) Android
6 6 (1.50%) CentOS
7 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.50%) AIX
10 2 (0.50%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) Fedora
11 1 (0.25%) HPUX
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) NetWare
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (46.38%) Software Engineering
3 128 (31.92%) TDD
4 125 (31.17%) DevOps
5 74 (18.45%) Scrum
6 71 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (15.46%) BDD
8 41 (10.22%) OO
9 39 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 36 (8.98%) E-Commerce
11 35 (8.73%) UML
12 32 (7.98%) Microservices
12 32 (7.98%) SOA
13 30 (7.48%) Test Automation
14 28 (6.98%) Open Source
14 28 (6.98%) Unit Testing
15 25 (6.23%) Multithreading
15 25 (6.23%) SDLC
16 24 (5.99%) Regression Testing
17 18 (4.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 401 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (21.70%) JavaScript
3 80 (19.95%) SQL
4 56 (13.97%) Ruby
5 48 (11.97%) Python
6 44 (10.97%) C++
6 44 (10.97%) Scala
7 31 (7.73%) C#
8 28 (6.98%) Perl
9 23 (5.74%) Go
10 21 (5.24%) C
11 20 (4.99%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.99%) Groovy
13 10 (2.49%) Ada
13 10 (2.49%) PHP
14 8 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.50%) Haskell
16 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.74%) Degree
4 11 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.00%) ISEB
7 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.23%) QA
2 8 (2.00%) SDET
3 4 (1.00%) WCAG
4 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) ECSS
System Software
1 41 (10.22%) Docker
2 16 (3.99%) vSphere
3 6 (1.50%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.25%) HDFS
5 3 (0.75%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.25%) etcd
7 1 (0.25%) GPFS
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 62 (15.46%) Puppet
2 31 (7.73%) Ansible
2 31 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (3.99%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.24%) Mesos
5 6 (1.50%) Salt
6 5 (1.25%) Graphite
7 4 (1.00%) Nagios
8 3 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.75%) Oozie
9 2 (0.50%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.50%) Cacti
10 1 (0.25%) Kibana
10 1 (0.25%) logstash
10 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.25%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.25%) SELinux
10 1 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 64 (15.96%) Oracle
2 20 (4.99%) Atlassian
3 17 (4.24%) Red Hat
4 13 (3.24%) IBM
4 13 (3.24%) Splunk
5 12 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 10 (2.49%) VMware
6 10 (2.49%) webMethods
7 8 (2.00%) Adobe
8 7 (1.75%) Google
8 7 (1.75%) Luciad
9 6 (1.50%) Rally
10 5 (1.25%) New Relic
10 5 (1.25%) Sybase
11 4 (1.00%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.75%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.75%) SAP
12 3 (0.75%) Sonatype
13 2 (0.50%) Hortonworks
13 2 (0.50%) Telelogic
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