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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 570 547 562
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 42 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.051% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.055% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 24
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£425 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 39 £425 +9.67% 26
London +7 15 £450 +5.88% 10
South East +2 12 £375 +3.44% 3
South West -26 7 £290 - 4
Somerset -7 6 £290 -
Yorkshire +6 4 £323 +7.50% 2
Hampshire -5 4 £500 +42.85% 1
Surrey - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +2 3 £355 -5.33% 2
Street - 3 £290 -
City of London +22 2 £525 +23.52% 4
West Yorkshire +3 2 £320 +6.66% 1
Leeds 0 2 £320 +6.66% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £375 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Southampton -11 1 - -
East of England -28 1 £278 - 4
Wales - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £278 -
Luton - 1 £278 -
Reading - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chester - - - -

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 90 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (98.89%) Software Engineering
3 38 (42.22%) Web Services
4 34 (37.78%) OO
5 33 (36.67%) Spring
6 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (25.56%) TDD
8 22 (24.44%) Scrum
9 20 (22.22%) Finance
9 20 (22.22%) SQL
10 18 (20.00%) Linux
11 17 (18.89%) C++
12 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 16 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (16.67%) Java EE
13 15 (16.67%) J2EE
13 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
14 14 (15.56%) MVC
14 14 (15.56%) Oracle
14 14 (15.56%) UNIX
14 14 (15.56%) JSP
15 13 (14.44%) HTML
15 13 (14.44%) Eclipse
16 12 (13.33%) Web Development
16 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (12.22%) jQuery
17 11 (12.22%) Degree
17 11 (12.22%) BDD
17 11 (12.22%) XML
18 10 (11.11%) Tomcat

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.78%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.22%) GemFire
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.22%) Jetty
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
5 2 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.56%) DB2
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.44%) Big Data
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) KDB
6 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.22%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Eclipse
2 9 (10.00%) JUnit
2 9 (10.00%) Maven
3 8 (8.89%) Subversion
3 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.67%) Mockito
5 5 (5.56%) MyEclipse
5 5 (5.56%) NetBeans
6 4 (4.44%) TestNG
6 4 (4.44%) DbUnit
7 3 (3.33%) Selenium
8 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) Gradle
8 2 (2.22%) JIRA
8 2 (2.22%) Ant
9 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Electronics
2 6 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) Web Services
2 33 (36.67%) Spring
3 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 15 (16.67%) Java EE
3 15 (16.67%) J2EE
4 14 (15.56%) JSP
5 13 (14.44%) HTML
6 11 (12.22%) XML
6 11 (12.22%) jQuery
7 10 (11.11%) REST
8 9 (10.00%) Ajax
9 8 (8.89%) Spring MVC
9 8 (8.89%) SOAP
9 8 (8.89%) Struts
10 7 (7.78%) CSS
11 6 (6.67%) Swing
11 6 (6.67%) Java SE
11 6 (6.67%) JSF
11 6 (6.67%) RESTful
12 5 (5.56%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.56%) DTV
4 4 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.44%) Open Source
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.22%) Equities
7 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.11%) GIS
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.11%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (15.56%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.11%) Debian
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (98.89%) Software Engineering
2 34 (37.78%) OO
3 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (25.56%) TDD
5 22 (24.44%) Scrum
6 14 (15.56%) MVC
7 12 (13.33%) Web Development
7 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.22%) BDD
9 9 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (8.89%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.67%) OOD
12 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.56%) RAD
12 5 (5.56%) Migration
12 5 (5.56%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.56%) Analytics
13 4 (4.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (22.22%) SQL
3 17 (18.89%) C++
4 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 6 (6.67%) C
7 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.44%) XQuery
8 4 (4.44%) PHP
9 3 (3.33%) C#
9 3 (3.33%) Perl
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 3 (3.33%) Groovy
10 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) YUM
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) JBoss
3 5 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Google
5 2 (2.22%) StreamBase
5 2 (2.22%) Atomikos
6 1 (1.11%) Sybase
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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