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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 541 564 512
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 53 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.065% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.071% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 33
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £317 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £489 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £35.00

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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
Top 28 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 24 April 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 +18 52 £433 +15.33% 28
London +18 22 £550 +13.98% 12
South East -6 9 £410 -7.60% 7
Yorkshire -19 9 £320 -
West Yorkshire -14 8 £320 -
Leeds -18 8 £320 -
South West +6 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -19 4 £410 +36.66%
Somerset - 4 - - 1
East of England - 4 £350 - 6
East Midlands +7 3 - -
Reading +2 3 £400 +40.35% 1
Berkshire -4 3 £400 +40.35% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 2
Templecombe - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
Gatwick - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Manchester -14 1 £338 -5.85%
North West -20 1 £338 -5.85%
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Salford - 1 £338 -
Sheffield - 1 £330 -
Kidlington - 1 £410 -
Luton - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £330 -
Wells - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 92 (100.00%) Java
1 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (43.48%) Oracle
4 37 (40.22%) TDD
5 33 (35.87%) XML
6 31 (33.70%) WebLogic
6 31 (33.70%) SOA
7 29 (31.52%) JUnit
7 29 (31.52%) JSON
8 28 (30.43%) HTML
9 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
9 27 (29.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (28.26%) MVC
11 25 (27.17%) WebSphere
11 25 (27.17%) Python
12 24 (26.09%) JBoss
12 24 (26.09%) HTML5
13 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 23 (25.00%) UML
13 23 (25.00%) OOP
13 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 23 (25.00%) Spring
14 22 (23.91%) Ruby
14 22 (23.91%) CSS
14 22 (23.91%) Apache Camel
15 21 (22.83%) AngularJS
15 21 (22.83%) SQL
16 20 (21.74%) Web Services
17 19 (20.65%) Ant

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (33.70%) WebLogic
2 27 (29.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (27.17%) WebSphere
4 24 (26.09%) JBoss
5 19 (20.65%) MQSeries
6 11 (11.96%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.35%) Apache
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.61%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) Big Data
1 11 (11.96%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.09%) Triplestore
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) Informix
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) JUnit
2 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
3 19 (20.65%) Ant
3 19 (20.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 19 (20.65%) JIRA
3 19 (20.65%) Selenium
4 8 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.52%) Maven
6 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.35%) Subversion
8 3 (3.26%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (3.26%) Hudson
8 3 (3.26%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (3.26%) ClearCase
8 3 (3.26%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.17%) Mockito
9 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.09%) Grunt
10 1 (1.09%) webpack
General
1 15 (16.30%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.78%) Publishing
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Front Office
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Finance
5 2 (2.17%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Military
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.87%) XML
2 29 (31.52%) JSON
3 28 (30.43%) HTML
4 24 (26.09%) HTML5
5 23 (25.00%) Spring
6 22 (23.91%) CSS
6 22 (23.91%) Apache Camel
7 21 (22.83%) AngularJS
8 20 (21.74%) Web Services
9 19 (20.65%) PhoneGap
9 19 (20.65%) jQuery
10 18 (19.57%) CSS3
11 17 (18.48%) J2EE
12 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
12 10 (10.87%) REST
13 8 (8.70%) XSLT
13 8 (8.70%) Oracle ADF
13 8 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (6.52%) EJB
14 6 (6.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.09%) MHEG
5 1 (1.09%) RIA
5 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) W3C
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.09%) IPTV
5 1 (1.09%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.09%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) VMS
4 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) TDD
4 31 (33.70%) SOA
5 26 (28.26%) MVC
6 23 (25.00%) UML
6 23 (25.00%) OOP
7 19 (20.65%) OO
7 19 (20.65%) Mobile Development
7 19 (20.65%) Unit Testing
8 13 (14.13%) Scrum
9 12 (13.04%) BDD
9 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.96%) Multithreading
11 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.70%) Concurrent Programming
13 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (27.17%) Python
3 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.91%) Ruby
5 21 (22.83%) SQL
6 10 (10.87%) Scala
7 8 (8.70%) XQuery
7 8 (8.70%) XPath
8 5 (5.43%) C++
9 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.17%) C
10 2 (2.17%) Perl
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.09%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.09%) Clojure
11 1 (1.09%) Groovy
11 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Oracle
2 19 (20.65%) Talend
3 3 (3.26%) Google
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.17%) IBM
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (1.09%) Sencha
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.09%) Compuware
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Perforce
5 1 (1.09%) OpenTV
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