Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 59 65
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.40% 1.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
South London median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 1,080 395 524
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 96.81% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 229 387
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £315 £243 £275
90th Percentile £675 £575 £575
South London median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £28.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.39% +16.33% -11.81%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.10 £15.40
90th Percentile £33.45 £143.70 £89.95
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -25.53% +126.51% -56.62%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Croydon

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Croydon

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (87.50%) Puppet
3 14 (87.50%) DevOps
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) Maven
3 14 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (81.25%) Release Management
4 13 (81.25%) Vagrant
4 13 (81.25%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (75.00%) CentOS
5 12 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (75.00%) JBoss
6 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
6 11 (68.75%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) Docker
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Python
9 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
9 2 (12.50%) SSL
9 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (12.50%) CA
9 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (12.50%) YAML
9 2 (12.50%) QA
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 12 (75.00%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (87.50%) Maven
4 13 (81.25%) Vagrant
5 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.25%) Appium
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium
6 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) YAML
2 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.25%) OSGi
2 1 (6.25%) WebdriverIO
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) CentOS
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 13 (81.25%) Deployment Automation
2 13 (81.25%) Release Management
3 11 (68.75%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (6.25%) API Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Consul
3 1 (6.25%) Packer
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle