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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
UK
Rank 304 458 462
Rank change year-on-year
+154 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 305 162 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 122 110
Median daily rate £450 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
Median hourly rate £39.75 £47.50 £46.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +2.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.85 £42.10 £34.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £57.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £47.50 £46.38
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +2.42%

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +139 257 £475 -1.29% 104
London +67 142 £500 -4.76% 30
South East +22 36 £550 +22.22% 22
South West +25 28 £380 -5.00% 25
Wales +27 25 £425 +31.27% 1
City of London -2 23 £600 - 5
North West +39 20 £270 -36.47% 4
Scotland +29 18 £338 -9.39% 4
East of England +10 15 £400 -0.62% 7
West Wales 0 15 £413 -8.33%
Swansea -3 15 £413 -8.33%
Glasgow - 15 £338 - 1
Reading +23 11 £600 - 3
Berkshire +21 11 £600 - 4
Oxfordshire +12 11 £600 +14.28% 9
Oxford - 11 £600 - 3
Yorkshire +17 10 £400 -15.78% 7
Somerset +4 10 £375 - 10
South Wales +20 8 £425 +31.78% 1
Swindon +14 8 £375 +4.16%
Wiltshire +9 8 £375 +4.16%
Yeovil +1 8 - - 1
Manchester +21 7 £240 -45.14% 3
West Yorkshire +19 7 £455 +1.11% 6
Leeds +8 6 £500 -4.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £290 -3.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £300 -25.46% 5
Bristol - 5 £380 - 8
Hertfordshire - 5 £555 -
Hampshire +11 4 £400 - 1

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 521 (99.05%) Java
2 320 (60.84%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (39.54%) Software Engineering
4 166 (31.56%) Linux
5 146 (27.76%) TDD
6 145 (27.57%) DevOps
7 138 (26.24%) Spring
8 125 (23.76%) Python
9 120 (22.81%) Jenkins
10 117 (22.24%) Scrum
11 114 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
12 113 (21.48%) SQL
13 102 (19.39%) Git (software)
14 101 (19.20%) BDD
15 97 (18.44%) Web Services
16 91 (17.30%) Maven
17 90 (17.11%) JavaScript
18 87 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
19 82 (15.59%) Finance
20 80 (15.21%) Cucumber
21 73 (13.88%) Open Source
22 71 (13.50%) HTML
23 70 (13.31%) Selenium
24 69 (13.12%) JIRA
24 69 (13.12%) Hadoop
25 68 (12.93%) RESTful
25 68 (12.93%) Security Cleared
26 67 (12.74%) Scala
26 67 (12.74%) Unix
27 66 (12.55%) XML

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 52 (9.89%) Tomcat
2 50 (9.51%) Apache
3 36 (6.84%) Apache Spark
4 35 (6.65%) JBoss
5 34 (6.46%) WebSphere
6 33 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (4.56%) Confluence
8 22 (4.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 21 (3.99%) WebLogic
10 19 (3.61%) Apache Solr
11 17 (3.23%) Apache Pig
12 14 (2.66%) Alfresco
13 12 (2.28%) nginx
14 11 (2.09%) WebSphere Process Server
15 6 (1.14%) Jetty
16 5 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
17 3 (0.57%) CMS
17 3 (0.57%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.57%) IIS
17 3 (0.57%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.38%) Unica
3 1 (0.19%) Endur
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 87 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.99%) GitHub
3 20 (3.80%) Amazon S3
3 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
5 16 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.28%) PaaS
8 7 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.95%) IaaS
9 5 (0.95%) SaaS
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.38%) Heroku
12 1 (0.19%) G Suite
12 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) Route 53
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.84%) HTTP
2 17 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.47%) Internet
4 10 (1.90%) SSH
5 7 (1.33%) Firewall
5 7 (1.33%) LDAP
5 7 (1.33%) SSL
6 6 (1.14%) ICMP
7 4 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.57%) DNS
9 2 (0.38%) AMQP
9 2 (0.38%) BGP
9 2 (0.38%) DMZ
9 2 (0.38%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.38%) RTSP
10 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.19%) DVB
10 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.19%) IPsec
10 1 (0.19%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.12%) Hadoop
2 58 (11.03%) Big Data
3 47 (8.94%) NoSQL
4 40 (7.60%) MongoDB
5 36 (6.84%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.70%) Apache Hive
7 27 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (4.94%) MySQL
9 18 (3.42%) HBase
10 17 (3.23%) SQL Server
11 16 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.85%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.71%) Redis
14 8 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
15 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
17 4 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.76%) Data Lake
17 4 (0.76%) Flink
17 4 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 120 (22.81%) Jenkins
2 102 (19.39%) Git (software)
3 91 (17.30%) Maven
4 80 (15.21%) Cucumber
5 70 (13.31%) Selenium
6 69 (13.12%) JIRA
7 53 (10.08%) JUnit
8 33 (6.27%) WebDriver
9 28 (5.32%) Gradle
9 28 (5.32%) Mockito
10 24 (4.56%) Eclipse
11 22 (4.18%) Subversion
12 21 (3.99%) Ant
13 20 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (3.04%) Hudson
15 11 (2.09%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.90%) TeamCity
17 8 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
18 7 (1.33%) HP UFT
18 7 (1.33%) RSpec
General
1 82 (15.59%) Finance
2 43 (8.17%) Banking
3 27 (5.13%) Publishing
4 23 (4.37%) Retail
5 12 (2.28%) Games
6 10 (1.90%) Marketing
7 9 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.14%) Military
10 4 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.76%) Front Office
11 3 (0.57%) Advertising
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) Electronics
11 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (26.24%) Spring
2 97 (18.44%) Web Services
3 71 (13.50%) HTML
4 68 (12.93%) RESTful
5 66 (12.55%) XML
6 58 (11.03%) REST
7 52 (9.89%) J2EE
8 46 (8.75%) JSON
9 45 (8.56%) CSS
10 32 (6.08%) Hibernate
10 32 (6.08%) Java EE
11 30 (5.70%) AngularJS
11 30 (5.70%) HTML5
12 29 (5.51%) JMS
13 28 (5.32%) Kafka
14 25 (4.75%) Node.js
15 24 (4.56%) .NET
16 23 (4.37%) SOAP
17 21 (3.99%) EJB
18 20 (3.80%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.66%) User Experience
2 13 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.28%) Algorithms
4 8 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 8 (1.52%) Wiki
5 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.14%) Social Media
7 5 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.95%) Fintech
7 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.76%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.76%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.57%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.57%) RIA
9 3 (0.57%) Statistics
10 2 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 166 (31.56%) Linux
2 67 (12.74%) Unix
3 24 (4.56%) Windows
4 17 (3.23%) CentOS
5 15 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.28%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.09%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.52%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (1.14%) Android
9 6 (1.14%) Debian
10 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
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
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (60.84%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (39.54%) Software Engineering
3 146 (27.76%) TDD
4 145 (27.57%) DevOps
5 117 (22.24%) Scrum
6 114 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
7 101 (19.20%) BDD
8 73 (13.88%) Open Source
9 63 (11.98%) OO
10 45 (8.56%) Microservices
11 41 (7.79%) Web Development
12 39 (7.41%) Test Automation
13 34 (6.46%) UML
14 33 (6.27%) Unit Testing
15 32 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (5.70%) Configuration Management
16 30 (5.70%) E-Commerce
17 27 (5.13%) High Availability
17 27 (5.13%) Test Scripting
18 25 (4.75%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 521 (99.05%) Java
2 125 (23.76%) Python
3 113 (21.48%) SQL
4 90 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 67 (12.74%) Scala
6 42 (7.98%) Bash Shell
6 42 (7.98%) Perl
7 40 (7.60%) Ruby
8 36 (6.84%) C++
9 34 (6.46%) C#
10 23 (4.37%) C
11 17 (3.23%) Go
11 17 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.47%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.28%) Groovy
14 9 (1.71%) PHP
15 8 (1.52%) Clojure
15 8 (1.52%) Rust
16 7 (1.33%) F#
16 7 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.61%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.04%) Degree
5 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.38%) ISEB
6 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (12.17%) QA
2 18 (3.42%) SDET
3 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) WCAG
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (8.94%) Docker
2 10 (1.90%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.52%) HDFS
4 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.57%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
7 1 (0.19%) vCloud
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (12.36%) Puppet
2 63 (11.98%) Ansible
3 36 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.85%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (2.09%) Kibana
6 9 (1.71%) Oozie
7 8 (1.52%) logstash
7 8 (1.52%) Terraform
8 7 (1.33%) Icinga
9 6 (1.14%) SELinux
10 5 (0.95%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.76%) Graphite
11 4 (0.76%) Mesos
11 4 (0.76%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.57%) Grafana
13 2 (0.38%) Ambari
13 2 (0.38%) Chronos
13 2 (0.38%) Marathon
13 2 (0.38%) OpenSSO
13 2 (0.38%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (11.22%) Oracle
2 34 (6.46%) Atlassian
3 23 (4.37%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.28%) IBM
5 10 (1.90%) Adobe
5 10 (1.90%) Cloudera
6 8 (1.52%) VMware
7 7 (1.33%) Hortonworks
7 7 (1.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.14%) HP
9 5 (0.95%) ATG
9 5 (0.95%) Perforce
9 5 (0.95%) SAP
9 5 (0.95%) Splunk
10 4 (0.76%) Facebook
10 4 (0.76%) Google
10 4 (0.76%) Sybase
11 3 (0.57%) hybris
11 3 (0.57%) Sun
12 2 (0.38%) Talend
London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago