The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 539 545 510
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 39 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.025% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.027% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 22
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£484 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 - -

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 34 £484 +20.93% 27
South East - 16 £518 - 7
Oxfordshire - 9 £518 - 1
Oxford - 9 £518 -
East of England +12 8 £350 -26.31% 3
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 1
London +3 5 £575 +43.75% 14
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
Surrey - 4 £325 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £370 - 1
South West - 2 - -
City of London - 1 - - 3
North West - 1 £376 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 £365 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 2
Coventry - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hertford - - - -

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (98.75%) Software Engineering
3 58 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (48.75%) TDD
5 38 (47.50%) Oracle
6 33 (41.25%) XML
7 28 (35.00%) SOA
8 25 (31.25%) HTML
8 25 (31.25%) MVC
9 24 (30.00%) WebLogic
10 23 (28.75%) Spring
11 22 (27.50%) Web Services
11 22 (27.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
12 19 (23.75%) Python
12 19 (23.75%) JUnit
12 19 (23.75%) CSS
12 19 (23.75%) SQL
12 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
13 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
13 18 (22.50%) JSON
14 17 (21.25%) OO
14 17 (21.25%) Ruby
15 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 16 (20.00%) UML
15 16 (20.00%) WebSphere
15 16 (20.00%) jQuery
15 16 (20.00%) BDD
16 15 (18.75%) JBoss
16 15 (18.75%) J2EE

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 22 (27.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 15 (18.75%) JBoss
5 12 (15.00%) MQSeries
6 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
7 5 (6.25%) Apache
8 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.50%) Node.js
8 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.25%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.25%) Confluence
9 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) ElastiCache
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) NGN
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.75%) Big Data
1 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.75%) Redis
1 3 (3.75%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Riak
2 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.50%) MarkLogic
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Triplestore
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Informix
3 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) JUnit
2 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.75%) Ant
4 14 (17.50%) Selenium
4 14 (17.50%) JIRA
5 12 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (10.00%) Subversion
6 8 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.25%) Maven
9 4 (5.00%) NetBeans
9 4 (5.00%) Mockito
10 3 (3.75%) Hudson
11 1 (1.25%) MyEclipse
11 1 (1.25%) EasyMock
11 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.25%) Grunt
11 1 (1.25%) QUnit
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Publishing
3 5 (6.25%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Electronics
4 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.50%) Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) XML
2 25 (31.25%) HTML
3 23 (28.75%) Spring
4 22 (27.50%) Web Services
5 19 (23.75%) CSS
6 18 (22.50%) JSON
7 16 (20.00%) jQuery
8 15 (18.75%) J2EE
9 14 (17.50%) XSLT
9 14 (17.50%) HTML5
9 14 (17.50%) Apache Camel
10 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
11 12 (15.00%) Hibernate
11 12 (15.00%) CSS3
11 12 (15.00%) PhoneGap
12 11 (13.75%) Spring MVC
13 10 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
13 10 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (7.50%) JSP
14 6 (7.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.00%) DTV
2 4 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Open Source
4 2 (2.50%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.25%) W3C
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (98.75%) Software Engineering
2 58 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.75%) TDD
4 28 (35.00%) SOA
5 25 (31.25%) MVC
6 17 (21.25%) OO
7 16 (20.00%) UML
7 16 (20.00%) BDD
8 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
9 13 (16.25%) OOP
9 13 (16.25%) Scrum
10 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.50%) Web Development
13 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
14 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.00%) OOD
14 4 (5.00%) Programme Management
14 4 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
15 3 (3.75%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (23.75%) Python
2 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) Ruby
4 12 (15.00%) XQuery
5 10 (12.50%) XPath
6 7 (8.75%) C++
7 6 (7.50%) C
7 6 (7.50%) PHP
7 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.25%) C#
9 3 (3.75%) Groovy
10 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 2 (2.50%) Scala
11 1 (1.25%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) Graphite
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.25%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Talend
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Perforce
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Compuware
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