Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 82 73
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.41% 0.97% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.01% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Croydon median daily rate £500 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +12.12%
10th Percentile £469 £454 £411
90th Percentile £623 £539 £514
South London median daily rate £500 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% +12.50%
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 1,148 690 514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.97% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 442 334
Croydon median daily rate £525 £490 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +19.51% -1.80%
10th Percentile £350 £234 £275
90th Percentile £631 £638 £552
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £418
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.77% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £13.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -49.07% -2.81%
10th Percentile £18.49 £12.88 £14.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £100.50 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £41.77 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.73% +123.68% -31.61%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -3 1 £650 +23.81%
Java Engineer
South London

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) Jenkins
3 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
4 14 (82.35%) DevOps
5 13 (76.47%) Vagrant
5 13 (76.47%) Puppet
5 13 (76.47%) Deployment Automation
5 13 (76.47%) Release Management
5 13 (76.47%) Maven
5 13 (76.47%) Linux
6 10 (58.82%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (58.82%) JBoss
6 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
6 10 (58.82%) CentOS
6 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (41.18%) Docker
8 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) Open Source
9 4 (23.53%) Python
10 3 (17.65%) SSL
10 3 (17.65%) Unix
10 3 (17.65%) CA
10 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (17.65%) Data Management
10 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (17.65%) YAML
10 3 (17.65%) Microservices
10 3 (17.65%) Server Management
10 3 (17.65%) Task Automation

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 10 (58.82%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Jenkins
2 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
3 13 (76.47%) Maven
3 13 (76.47%) Vagrant
4 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.76%) Appium
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) YAML
2 2 (11.76%) WebdriverIO
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) CentOS
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (82.35%) DevOps
3 13 (76.47%) Deployment Automation
3 13 (76.47%) Release Management
4 10 (58.82%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Server Management
6 3 (17.65%) Task Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) API Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) CA