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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 369 430 453
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 269 221 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 184 145
Median daily rate £471 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £41.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £40.24 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £47.50 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +18.13%

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +40 226 £475 -9.52% 119
London -2 136 £500 -16.66% 48
South East +24 31 £508 +27.00% 18
Scotland +24 23 £338 -8.78% 6
City of London -57 22 £650 - 11
South West +28 19 £450 +7.78% 13
Wales +12 18 £425 +31.78% 1
East of England +11 17 £375 -6.54% 14
Oxfordshire +14 15 £508 +6.94% 6
Oxford +7 15 £508 +6.94% 3
Glasgow +14 13 £338 -15.62% 1
Somerset +31 11 - - 2
North West +9 10 £339 -24.72% 12
Swansea - 10 £375 -
West Wales - 10 £375 -
Edinburgh +23 9 £338 -4.59% 5
Yeovil +1 9 - - 1
West Yorkshire +26 8 £475 -20.83% 8
Buckinghamshire +20 8 £290 -3.33% 4
Yorkshire +19 8 £475 -20.83% 11
Leeds +19 7 £500 -16.66% 5
Hertfordshire +6 7 £460 +18.70% 1
Milton Keynes +19 6 £290 -3.33% 3
South Wales +10 6 £500 +55.03% 1
North East -27 5 £350 +0.71%
Tyne and Wear -28 5 £350 +94.44%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 5 £350 +94.44%
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £275 -31.67% 9
Manchester -4 4 £339 -26.75% 11
Preston - 4 - -

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 461 (98.93%) Java
2 284 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (41.63%) Software Engineering
4 144 (30.90%) Linux
5 131 (28.11%) DevOps
6 130 (27.90%) TDD
7 122 (26.18%) Spring
8 110 (23.61%) Scrum
9 103 (22.10%) Python
10 102 (21.89%) SQL
11 101 (21.67%) Jenkins
12 95 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (18.67%) Web Services
14 86 (18.45%) BDD
15 83 (17.81%) Open Source
15 83 (17.81%) Git (software)
16 82 (17.60%) JavaScript
16 82 (17.60%) Finance
17 75 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
18 74 (15.88%) Unix
19 73 (15.67%) Cucumber
20 72 (15.45%) Scala
20 72 (15.45%) Selenium
21 71 (15.24%) Maven
22 68 (14.59%) HTML
23 65 (13.95%) XML
24 64 (13.73%) Puppet
25 59 (12.66%) QA
25 59 (12.66%) REST
26 58 (12.45%) Hadoop

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 55 (11.80%) Apache
2 50 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 36 (7.73%) Apache Spark
4 32 (6.87%) JBoss
4 32 (6.87%) WebSphere
5 26 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (5.36%) WebLogic
7 21 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (4.29%) Apache Solr
9 18 (3.86%) Confluence
10 13 (2.79%) Apache Pig
10 13 (2.79%) nginx
11 11 (2.36%) Alfresco
12 7 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
13 6 (1.29%) Jetty
13 6 (1.29%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (1.07%) CMS
14 5 (1.07%) IIS
14 5 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 75 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.72%) Amazon S3
3 21 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (4.29%) GitHub
4 20 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
5 16 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.58%) PaaS
7 5 (1.07%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.07%) IaaS
7 5 (1.07%) SaaS
8 4 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.43%) Heroku
10 2 (0.43%) Route 53
11 1 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.58%) HTTP
2 14 (3.00%) Internet
3 12 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.72%) Firewall
4 8 (1.72%) SSL
5 6 (1.29%) LDAP
6 4 (0.86%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.64%) DNS
7 3 (0.64%) SSH
8 2 (0.43%) AMQP
8 2 (0.43%) BGP
8 2 (0.43%) DMZ
8 2 (0.43%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.43%) RTSP
9 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.21%) DHCP
9 1 (0.21%) FTP
9 1 (0.21%) ICMP
9 1 (0.21%) IPsec
9 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.45%) Hadoop
2 50 (10.73%) MongoDB
3 49 (10.52%) NoSQL
4 48 (10.30%) Big Data
5 43 (9.23%) Relational Database
6 29 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (6.01%) MySQL
8 25 (5.36%) SQL Server
9 21 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (4.51%) Apache Hive
10 15 (3.22%) HBase
11 12 (2.58%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.72%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.50%) Apache Accumulo
15 6 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (1.29%) Redis
16 5 (1.07%) IBM InfoSphere
17 4 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 4 (0.86%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 101 (21.67%) Jenkins
2 83 (17.81%) Git (software)
3 73 (15.67%) Cucumber
4 72 (15.45%) Selenium
5 71 (15.24%) Maven
6 55 (11.80%) JIRA
6 55 (11.80%) JUnit
7 32 (6.87%) WebDriver
8 29 (6.22%) Eclipse
9 26 (5.58%) Mockito
10 25 (5.36%) Gradle
11 21 (4.51%) Subversion
12 19 (4.08%) Ant
13 12 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.36%) SoapUI
15 9 (1.93%) Hudson
15 9 (1.93%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.50%) HP UFT
16 7 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
17 6 (1.29%) Vagrant
General
1 82 (17.60%) Finance
2 39 (8.37%) Banking
3 25 (5.36%) Retail
4 23 (4.94%) Publishing
5 16 (3.43%) Games
6 9 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.72%) Marketing
8 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.07%) Military
10 4 (0.86%) Advertising
10 4 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.86%) Front Office
11 3 (0.64%) Automotive
11 3 (0.64%) Electronics
11 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (26.18%) Spring
2 87 (18.67%) Web Services
3 68 (14.59%) HTML
4 65 (13.95%) XML
5 59 (12.66%) REST
6 58 (12.45%) RESTful
7 56 (12.02%) JSON
8 52 (11.16%) J2EE
9 43 (9.23%) CSS
10 36 (7.73%) Hibernate
11 32 (6.87%) HTML5
11 32 (6.87%) JMS
12 31 (6.65%) AngularJS
12 31 (6.65%) SOAP
13 28 (6.01%) .NET
13 28 (6.01%) Java EE
14 27 (5.79%) Node.js
15 22 (4.72%) EJB
15 22 (4.72%) Kafka
16 16 (3.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.58%) User Experience
3 9 (1.93%) Algorithms
4 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (1.29%) Semantic Web
5 6 (1.29%) Social Media
5 6 (1.29%) Wiki
6 5 (1.07%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.07%) Fintech
6 5 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.86%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.64%) Statistics
9 2 (0.43%) CCTV
9 2 (0.43%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 144 (30.90%) Linux
2 74 (15.88%) Unix
3 21 (4.51%) Windows
4 19 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.93%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.50%) CentOS
7 6 (1.29%) Android
8 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) MVS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (41.63%) Software Engineering
3 131 (28.11%) DevOps
4 130 (27.90%) TDD
5 110 (23.61%) Scrum
6 95 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (18.45%) BDD
8 83 (17.81%) Open Source
9 55 (11.80%) OO
10 43 (9.23%) Microservices
11 42 (9.01%) Test Automation
12 36 (7.73%) Web Development
13 34 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 34 (7.30%) E-Commerce
14 30 (6.44%) Unit Testing
15 29 (6.22%) High Availability
16 28 (6.01%) UML
17 27 (5.79%) Pair Programming
18 23 (4.94%) Automated Testing
18 23 (4.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 461 (98.93%) Java
2 103 (22.10%) Python
3 102 (21.89%) SQL
4 82 (17.60%) JavaScript
5 72 (15.45%) Scala
6 51 (10.94%) Perl
7 44 (9.44%) Ruby
8 36 (7.73%) C++
9 33 (7.08%) Bash Shell
10 32 (6.87%) C#
11 20 (4.29%) C
12 15 (3.22%) PL/SQL
13 14 (3.00%) Go
14 11 (2.36%) PHP
14 11 (2.36%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.72%) Groovy
15 8 (1.72%) R
16 7 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.07%) Ada
17 5 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.08%) Degree
4 18 (3.86%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.66%) QA
2 14 (3.00%) SDET
3 4 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (8.80%) Docker
2 10 (2.15%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.50%) HDFS
4 5 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.86%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.43%) vCloud
7 2 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) Varnish
8 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (13.73%) Puppet
2 41 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (8.37%) Ansible
4 13 (2.79%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (1.93%) Oozie
6 6 (1.29%) Kibana
7 5 (1.07%) Graphite
7 5 (1.07%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.07%) Mesos
7 5 (1.07%) OpenAM
7 5 (1.07%) Terraform
8 4 (0.86%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.86%) Salt
8 4 (0.86%) Sun Identity Manager
9 3 (0.64%) Grafana
9 3 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.64%) logstash
10 2 (0.43%) Ambari
10 2 (0.43%) Chronos
10 2 (0.43%) Marathon
Vendors
1 48 (10.30%) Oracle
2 24 (5.15%) Atlassian
3 21 (4.51%) Red Hat
4 17 (3.65%) IBM
5 12 (2.58%) Adobe
6 10 (2.15%) Cloudera
6 10 (2.15%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.93%) Google
8 8 (1.72%) Sybase
8 8 (1.72%) webMethods
9 7 (1.50%) HP
9 7 (1.50%) Splunk
9 7 (1.50%) Sun
10 6 (1.29%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.29%) VMware
11 5 (1.07%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.07%) Perforce
12 4 (0.86%) SAP
12 4 (0.86%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.64%) Facebook
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