Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 192 184
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 24 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
East of England median daily rate £475 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.29% -14.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £232 £333
90th Percentile £631 £411 £408
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East of England median hourly rate - £48.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.00% -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year - +9.55% -28.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,462 4,375 5,006
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.29% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,547 2,596 2,921
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £209
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 343 357
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -13.88% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.50 £11.57
90th Percentile £46.03 £47.50 £47.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the East of England

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in the East of England

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in the East of England

Java Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Engineer in the East of England

Java Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Hertfordshire +2 14 £538 - 1
Essex +17 4 £475 - 1
Suffolk -10 3 £409 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £513 +22.02% 8
Bedfordshire +1 1 - -
Java Engineer
England

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East of England region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) Spring
5 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) REST
6 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Java 8
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) JSP
10 4 (16.67%) OO
10 4 (16.67%) RESTful
10 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Ansible
10 4 (16.67%) DevOps
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) EasyMock
4 1 (4.17%) Gatling
4 1 (4.17%) Hamcrest
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) The Grinder
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Spring
2 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 8 (33.33%) REST
3 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.83%) JSON
6 4 (16.67%) JSP
6 4 (16.67%) RESTful
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
8 2 (8.33%) Dagger
8 2 (8.33%) Retrofit
8 2 (8.33%) RxJava
8 2 (8.33%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) Middleware
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
9 1 (4.17%) Swing
9 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) Microservices
8 3 (12.50%) OOP
9 2 (8.33%) Android Development
9 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.33%) Functional Programming
9 2 (8.33%) SOA
9 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (4.17%) Open Source
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Java 8
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Groovy
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) WorldPay