The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 539 522 527
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 104 88 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 69
Median daily rate £473 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+22.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £51.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 +16 100 £473 -2.57% 51
South East -1 37 £475 +13.77% 11
London -3 21 £700 +27.27% 18
West Midlands -2 17 £415 +32.80% 1
South West -4 13 £344 +25.00% 6
Kent - 12 £725 -
Oxfordshire +12 11 £413 -6.25% 2
Oxford +8 11 £413 -16.24% 2
Shropshire - 11 £415 -
Telford - 10 £415 -
West Yorkshire +6 8 £570 +78.12% 2
Yorkshire -3 8 £570 +78.12% 3
Leeds -4 8 £570 +78.12% 2
Middlesex - 7 £325 -
Somerset +7 5 - - 2
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Edinburgh -11 4 - - 4
Scotland -18 4 - - 5
Tonbridge - 4 £725 -
Glasgow +2 3 - -
Yeovil -1 3 - - 1
Hampshire -1 3 - - 4
Coventry - 3 £388 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £363 -
North East - 3 £363 -
Templecombe +4 2 - -
North West -15 2 £413 - 3
West Sussex -29 2 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £400 -
Farnborough - 2 - -

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 163 (100.00%) Java
2 158 (96.93%) Software Engineering
3 101 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (36.20%) TDD
5 55 (33.74%) Spring
6 50 (30.67%) SQL
7 40 (24.54%) JavaScript
7 40 (24.54%) Linux
8 39 (23.93%) Web Services
8 39 (23.93%) C++
9 37 (22.70%) HTML
10 35 (21.47%) Scrum
10 35 (21.47%) Scala
10 35 (21.47%) DevOps
11 32 (19.63%) REST
12 31 (19.02%) Oracle
12 31 (19.02%) Unix
13 30 (18.40%) J2EE
13 30 (18.40%) Hibernate
14 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
14 29 (17.79%) MongoDB
15 27 (16.56%) BDD
15 27 (16.56%) CSS
16 26 (15.95%) UML
16 26 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (15.95%) Microservices
17 24 (14.72%) Docker
17 24 (14.72%) XML
18 23 (14.11%) OO
18 23 (14.11%) Continuous Integration

Java Software 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 20 (12.27%) Node.js
2 17 (10.43%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.20%) WebLogic
4 13 (7.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (5.52%) JBoss
6 8 (4.91%) Apache
6 8 (4.91%) Apache Spark
6 8 (4.91%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (4.29%) Confluence
8 5 (3.07%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.84%) Jetty
10 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.23%) nginx
11 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.61%) GemFire
11 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.36%) PaaS
4 9 (5.52%) Heroku
5 7 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.68%) Google App Engine
6 6 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (3.07%) SaaS
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.61%) AdWords
9 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) HTTP
2 5 (3.07%) AMQP
3 4 (2.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.61%) SNMP
4 1 (0.61%) SpaceWire
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.79%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.43%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (7.36%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.13%) MySQL
6 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.29%) Redis
7 6 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.45%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.84%) Big Data
10 2 (1.23%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.61%) DB2
11 1 (0.61%) HBase
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.61%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (12.88%) JUnit
2 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.82%) Eclipse
5 15 (9.20%) Selenium
6 13 (7.98%) Mockito
7 12 (7.36%) Subversion
8 11 (6.75%) Maven
9 9 (5.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (5.52%) JIRA
9 9 (5.52%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (4.29%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.68%) Gradle
11 6 (3.68%) NetBeans
11 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.45%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.84%) Android Studio
13 3 (1.84%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (1.84%) TestNG
14 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (13.50%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.29%) Military
4 6 (3.68%) Electronics
4 6 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.07%) Games
6 4 (2.45%) Marketing
7 3 (1.84%) Banking
7 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.23%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Publishing
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Avionics
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.74%) Spring
2 39 (23.93%) Web Services
3 37 (22.70%) HTML
4 32 (19.63%) REST
5 30 (18.40%) Hibernate
5 30 (18.40%) J2EE
6 27 (16.56%) CSS
7 24 (14.72%) XML
8 21 (12.88%) HTML5
8 21 (12.88%) JSON
9 17 (10.43%) AngularJS
9 17 (10.43%) SOAP
10 16 (9.82%) Play Framework
11 15 (9.20%) RESTful
12 14 (8.59%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (7.98%) J2SE
14 12 (7.36%) CSS3
15 10 (6.13%) Java EE
16 8 (4.91%) jQuery
16 8 (4.91%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.07%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.07%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.84%) Physics
5 3 (1.84%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 2 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.23%) Wiki
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.61%) HACMP
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.54%) Linux
2 31 (19.02%) Unix
3 9 (5.52%) Windows
4 5 (3.07%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.45%) Android
6 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.61%) Fedora
8 1 (0.61%) HPUX
8 1 (0.61%) NetWare
8 1 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (96.93%) Software Engineering
2 101 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (36.20%) TDD
4 35 (21.47%) DevOps
4 35 (21.47%) Scrum
5 27 (16.56%) BDD
6 26 (15.95%) Microservices
6 26 (15.95%) UML
7 23 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (14.11%) OO
8 17 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.82%) Multithreading
10 15 (9.20%) Open Source
11 10 (6.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (6.13%) SOA
12 9 (5.52%) MVC
12 9 (5.52%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.52%) SDLC
13 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (30.67%) SQL
3 40 (24.54%) JavaScript
4 39 (23.93%) C++
5 35 (21.47%) Scala
6 23 (14.11%) Ruby
7 19 (11.66%) C#
8 14 (8.59%) C
9 12 (7.36%) Go
9 12 (7.36%) Python
10 10 (6.13%) Ada
11 9 (5.52%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.52%) Perl
12 6 (3.68%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.07%) Groovy
14 4 (2.45%) PHP
15 2 (1.23%) Haskell
15 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.61%) Korn
16 1 (0.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) Degree
4 6 (3.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) ECSS
System Software
1 24 (14.72%) Docker
2 6 (3.68%) vSphere
3 3 (1.84%) Cygwin
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.61%) etcd
5 1 (0.61%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) Puppet
2 10 (6.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.23%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) Mesos
Vendors
1 31 (19.02%) Oracle
2 11 (6.75%) webMethods
3 8 (4.91%) Google
4 7 (4.29%) Luciad
5 6 (3.68%) Adobe
6 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.23%) Telelogic
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) Perforce
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) Sunopsis
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
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