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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 430 449 471
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 215 199 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 141 100
Median daily rate £434 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 2
Median hourly rate £41.75 £55.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.09% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.54 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £55.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +62.96%

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +1 206 £438 -2.77% 121
London -14 87 £500 +2.04% 53
South East +17 47 £360 -13.25% 19
West Midlands -3 23 £415 +43.10%
City of London +43 20 £438 -20.45% 14
North West -2 15 £400 -8.57% 8
Shropshire - 14 £415 -
Telford - 13 £415 -
Middlesex +8 11 £350 -15.66%
Oxfordshire +12 10 £413 -15.16% 3
Oxford +2 10 £413 -16.24% 2
South West -12 10 £375 +15.38% 16
West Yorkshire +7 9 £475 +26.66% 9
Cheshire +3 9 £350 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +2 9 £475 +26.66% 11
West Sussex +4 8 £475 +18.01% 2
Leeds +4 8 £523 +39.33% 8
East of England +17 7 £325 -18.75% 11
Somerset +2 7 £375 - 5
Surrey +1 6 £380 -6.69% 5
North East - 6 £425 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £425 - 1
Manchester -7 5 £400 - 6
Bath - 5 £375 - 3
East Sussex - 5 £350 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £463 - 1
Scotland 0 4 £225 -16.66% 5
Chester -6 4 £350 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +14 3 £325 +13.04% 1
Bromley -3 3 £450 +12.50%

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 438 (100.00%) Java
2 241 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (47.03%) Software Engineering
4 146 (33.33%) DevOps
5 135 (30.82%) TDD
6 128 (29.22%) Linux
7 122 (27.85%) Spring
8 98 (22.37%) JavaScript
9 93 (21.23%) Web Services
10 92 (21.00%) SQL
11 90 (20.55%) Unix
11 90 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
12 81 (18.49%) Finance
13 75 (17.12%) Scrum
14 74 (16.89%) Jenkins
15 73 (16.67%) HTML
16 71 (16.21%) J2EE
17 70 (15.98%) Puppet
18 68 (15.53%) Hibernate
19 66 (15.07%) Oracle
19 66 (15.07%) BDD
19 66 (15.07%) Git (software)
20 64 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
21 62 (14.16%) REST
21 62 (14.16%) Selenium
21 62 (14.16%) XML
22 61 (13.93%) Ruby
23 60 (13.70%) MongoDB
23 60 (13.70%) CSS
23 60 (13.70%) 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 49 (11.19%) Apache
2 41 (9.36%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.62%) WebLogic
4 26 (5.94%) OpenStack
5 24 (5.48%) JBoss
6 23 (5.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 20 (4.57%) WebSphere
8 19 (4.34%) Confluence
9 16 (3.65%) Apache Spark
10 13 (2.97%) IIS
11 12 (2.74%) nginx
11 12 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
12 11 (2.51%) CMS
13 10 (2.28%) Jetty
14 7 (1.60%) Mule
14 7 (1.60%) Mule ESB
15 6 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
17 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) MS Excel
1 4 (0.91%) MS Office
2 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) HipChat
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.25%) PaaS
4 19 (4.34%) Heroku
5 16 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.28%) Google App Engine
7 10 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.60%) SaaS
10 6 (1.37%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.68%) GitHub
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.34%) HTTP
2 8 (1.83%) Internet
2 8 (1.83%) SNMP
2 8 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.37%) AMQP
3 6 (1.37%) DNS
4 5 (1.14%) Firewall
5 3 (0.68%) DHCP
5 3 (0.68%) FTP
5 3 (0.68%) IPsec
5 3 (0.68%) SSH
5 3 (0.68%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) SpaceWire
6 1 (0.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.70%) MongoDB
2 34 (7.76%) MySQL
2 34 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 25 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.79%) Redis
7 17 (3.88%) SQL Server
8 14 (3.20%) Neo4j
9 13 (2.97%) Big Data
10 9 (2.05%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.37%) HBase
11 6 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.91%) Impala
14 3 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
14 3 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 74 (16.89%) Jenkins
2 66 (15.07%) Git (software)
3 62 (14.16%) Selenium
4 54 (12.33%) Maven
5 46 (10.50%) JUnit
6 31 (7.08%) Cucumber
7 28 (6.39%) Eclipse
7 28 (6.39%) JIRA
7 28 (6.39%) WebDriver
8 27 (6.16%) Gradle
9 22 (5.02%) Ant
10 19 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (4.34%) Subversion
11 16 (3.65%) Mockito
11 16 (3.65%) SoapUI
12 12 (2.74%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (1.83%) Hudson
14 8 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
15 7 (1.60%) JMeter
General
1 81 (18.49%) Finance
2 30 (6.85%) Retail
3 29 (6.62%) Banking
4 12 (2.74%) Games
5 9 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.91%) Back Office
8 4 (0.91%) Electronics
8 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
9 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.68%) Front Office
9 3 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Military
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Avionics
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (27.85%) Spring
2 93 (21.23%) Web Services
3 73 (16.67%) HTML
4 71 (16.21%) J2EE
5 68 (15.53%) Hibernate
6 62 (14.16%) REST
6 62 (14.16%) XML
7 60 (13.70%) CSS
8 47 (10.73%) SOAP
9 37 (8.45%) JSON
9 37 (8.45%) Node.js
10 35 (7.99%) Java EE
11 34 (7.76%) HTML5
11 34 (7.76%) RESTful
12 31 (7.08%) JMS
13 26 (5.94%) AngularJS
13 26 (5.94%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (5.71%) Play Framework
15 22 (5.02%) J2SE
16 21 (4.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 6 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.37%) User Experience
5 5 (1.14%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.14%) Semantic Web
6 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.68%) Derivative
7 3 (0.68%) Fintech
7 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.46%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.46%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 128 (29.22%) Linux
2 90 (20.55%) Unix
3 33 (7.53%) Windows
4 18 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.91%) CentOS
6 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.68%) AIX
7 3 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) HPUX
8 2 (0.46%) Solaris
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) NetWare
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (47.03%) Software Engineering
3 146 (33.33%) DevOps
4 135 (30.82%) TDD
5 90 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (17.12%) Scrum
7 66 (15.07%) BDD
8 48 (10.96%) Microservices
9 47 (10.73%) E-Commerce
9 47 (10.73%) Open Source
10 45 (10.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (9.36%) OO
12 37 (8.45%) Test Automation
13 35 (7.99%) SOA
14 30 (6.85%) Unit Testing
15 28 (6.39%) Regression Testing
15 28 (6.39%) UML
16 27 (6.16%) SDLC
17 23 (5.25%) Multithreading
18 20 (4.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 438 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (22.37%) JavaScript
3 92 (21.00%) SQL
4 61 (13.93%) Ruby
5 60 (13.70%) Python
6 56 (12.79%) Scala
7 45 (10.27%) C++
8 44 (10.05%) Perl
9 34 (7.76%) C#
10 26 (5.94%) Go
11 25 (5.71%) C
12 17 (3.88%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.20%) Groovy
14 11 (2.51%) PHP
15 9 (2.05%) Ada
16 7 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.57%) Degree
4 10 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.83%) ISEB
5 8 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.99%) QA
2 9 (2.05%) SDET
3 5 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.68%) WCAG
5 1 (0.23%) ECSS
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (10.73%) Docker
2 16 (3.65%) vSphere
3 6 (1.37%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.91%) HDFS
6 2 (0.46%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.23%) etcd
7 1 (0.23%) GPFS
7 1 (0.23%) Snort
7 1 (0.23%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (15.98%) Puppet
2 35 (7.99%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (6.62%) Ansible
4 15 (3.42%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.14%) Mesos
5 5 (1.14%) Salt
6 4 (0.91%) Nagios
6 4 (0.91%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.68%) Kibana
7 3 (0.68%) logstash
7 3 (0.68%) Oozie
8 2 (0.46%) Cacti
8 2 (0.46%) Graphite
8 2 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.46%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.46%) Sun Identity Manager
8 2 (0.46%) Terraform
9 1 (0.23%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 66 (15.07%) Oracle
2 23 (5.25%) Atlassian
2 23 (5.25%) Red Hat
3 18 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.11%) webMethods
4 17 (3.88%) IBM
5 13 (2.97%) Google
6 12 (2.74%) Adobe
6 12 (2.74%) Splunk
7 11 (2.51%) Sybase
8 10 (2.28%) VMware
9 6 (1.37%) Rally
10 5 (1.14%) New Relic
11 4 (0.91%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.91%) ForgeRock
11 4 (0.91%) Luciad
11 4 (0.91%) Sun
12 3 (0.68%) CA
12 3 (0.68%) HP
12 3 (0.68%) SAP
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