The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £585 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 139 181
Rank change year-on-year -8 +42  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 22 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.78% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.82% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 19
Median daily rate £585 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +23.37% -30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in the City of London

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Java 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 across the City of London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) DevOps
3 18 (42.86%) Ansible
3 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
5 14 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
8 9 (21.43%) Spring
8 9 (21.43%) Python
8 9 (21.43%) BDD
9 8 (19.05%) Puppet
9 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.05%) TDD
10 7 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (14.29%) Perl
11 6 (14.29%) Banking
11 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.29%) Scrum
11 6 (14.29%) High Availability
11 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
11 6 (14.29%) Big Data
11 6 (14.29%) Spring Boot
12 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
12 5 (11.90%) Microservices

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
1 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.76%) Hazelcast
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospike
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.52%) Maven
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 4 (9.52%) Games
4 3 (7.14%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Spring
2 6 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) SOAP
5 3 (7.14%) CSS3
5 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) Dropwizard
6 2 (4.76%) Guava
6 2 (4.76%) React
7 1 (2.38%) Kafka
7 1 (2.38%) Leaflet
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.38%) OAuth2
7 1 (2.38%) OpenLayers
7 1 (2.38%) Redux
7 1 (2.38%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Life Science
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) DevOps
2 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
5 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.05%) TDD
7 6 (14.29%) High Availability
7 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Microservices
8 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.52%) API Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Kanban
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) SDET
9 4 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) Python
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.38%) Clojure
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) Haskell
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) SOQL
7 1 (2.38%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) Ansible
2 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (19.05%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Marathon
4 2 (4.76%) Mesos
5 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.38%) OpenAM
5 1 (2.38%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.52%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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