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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 586 539 547
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 37 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.067% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.073% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 29
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£436 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.50

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
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 -30 35 £443 +10.75% 21
London +6 16 £450 +2.85% 9
South East +1 9 £375 +7.91% 5
South West - 7 £290 -
Somerset - 6 £290 -
Oxfordshire -6 4 £375 - 2
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Street - 3 £290 -
Oxford - 3 £375 -
City of London +18 2 £481 +13.05% 1
Yorkshire -4 2 £325 +8.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
North West -9 1 - - 1
Hampshire -13 1 £500 +56.25%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chester - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Halstead - - - -

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (97.53%) Software Engineering
3 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (41.98%) Web Services
5 33 (40.74%) OO
6 28 (34.57%) Spring
7 23 (28.40%) TDD
8 20 (24.69%) Finance
8 20 (24.69%) SQL
9 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 17 (20.99%) C++
11 16 (19.75%) Linux
11 16 (19.75%) Scrum
12 15 (18.52%) UNIX
12 15 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (17.28%) HTML
13 14 (17.28%) J2EE
13 14 (17.28%) MVC
14 13 (16.05%) Hibernate
14 13 (16.05%) Java EE
14 13 (16.05%) Oracle
14 13 (16.05%) JSP
15 12 (14.81%) Eclipse
15 12 (14.81%) Web Development
15 12 (14.81%) jQuery
16 11 (13.58%) BDD
16 11 (13.58%) XML
17 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
18 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (9.88%) Degree

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.64%) Apache
3 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.47%) Confluence
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.47%) GemFire
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.23%) Jetty
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.70%) SaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.17%) DB2
4 4 (4.94%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.47%) KDB
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.47%) MarkLogic
6 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Redis
7 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.64%) Subversion
2 7 (8.64%) Maven
3 6 (7.41%) JUnit
3 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.17%) MyEclipse
4 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.94%) NetBeans
5 4 (4.94%) Mockito
6 2 (2.47%) Ant
6 2 (2.47%) TestNG
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.47%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) Selenium
6 2 (2.47%) Gradle
7 1 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.23%) JBehave
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Electronics
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.94%) Publishing
5 3 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.47%) Front Office
6 2 (2.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.98%) Web Services
2 28 (34.57%) Spring
3 14 (17.28%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) J2EE
4 13 (16.05%) Hibernate
4 13 (16.05%) Java EE
4 13 (16.05%) JSP
5 12 (14.81%) jQuery
6 11 (13.58%) XML
7 8 (9.88%) Spring MVC
7 8 (9.88%) REST
7 8 (9.88%) Struts
7 8 (9.88%) CSS
7 8 (9.88%) Ajax
8 6 (7.41%) Swing
8 6 (7.41%) XSLT
8 6 (7.41%) JSF
8 6 (7.41%) Java SE
9 5 (6.17%) ICEfaces
9 5 (6.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.17%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.17%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.17%) DTV
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.94%) Open Source
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Equities
5 2 (2.47%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.23%) GIS
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (97.53%) Software Engineering
2 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.74%) OO
4 23 (28.40%) TDD
5 16 (19.75%) Scrum
6 14 (17.28%) MVC
7 12 (14.81%) Web Development
8 11 (13.58%) BDD
9 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.41%) Multithreading
12 5 (6.17%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.17%) Analytics
12 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
12 5 (6.17%) Migration
12 5 (6.17%) RAD
12 5 (6.17%) OOD
12 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.94%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (24.69%) SQL
3 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) C++
5 7 (8.64%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) C
6 5 (6.17%) C#
6 5 (6.17%) PHP
7 4 (4.94%) XQuery
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
8 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.47%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Groovy
10 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) JBoss
3 5 (6.17%) SAP
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) Google
5 2 (2.47%) StreamBase
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
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