Period
to 18 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £533 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 18 December 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 70 52
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.32% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.80% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Croydon median daily rate £533 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.14% +12.12% -
10th Percentile £424 £411 £406
90th Percentile £702 £514 £419
South London median daily rate £545 £463 £400
% change year-on-year +17.84% +15.63% +14.29%
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 939 499 353
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 92.24% 99.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 300 236
Croydon median daily rate £500 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% -1.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £310 £257 £300
90th Percentile £675 £534 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +16.07% +12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.75 £43.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.39% +222.22% -12.90%
10th Percentile £12.88 £27.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.44 £95.00 £32.15
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £29.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +34.45% +45.12% +28.13%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in Croydon

Java Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thornton Heath - 2 £525 -
Java Engineer
South London

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Croydon region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) CentOS
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Terraform
4 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
4 6 (46.15%) Docker
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Groovy
5 5 (38.46%) Maven
5 5 (38.46%) JBoss
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Camel
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (23.08%) Kerberos
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (23.08%) Puppet
7 3 (23.08%) Big Data
7 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell

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 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (7.69%) OpenVPN
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) HBase
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
5 1 (7.69%) Ant
5 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Liquibase
5 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Camel
2 3 (23.08%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (15.38%) Kafka
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Drools
4 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.69%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Go
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) HDFS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (7.69%) Postfix
3 1 (7.69%) Squid
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
1 6 (46.15%) Terraform
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
3 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) Mesos
5 1 (7.69%) Kibana
5 1 (7.69%) logstash
5 1 (7.69%) Rancher
5 1 (7.69%) Rsyslog
5 1 (7.69%) Sysdig
5 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Hortonworks
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype
2 1 (7.69%) VMware