Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 202 159
Rank change year-on-year +17 -43 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 21 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.14% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.15% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 18
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
10th Percentile £363 £500 £256
90th Percentile £725 £500 £560
England median daily rate £550 £525 £468
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.30% -4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £53.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.89% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.11% +3.01%

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 4,771 4,815 4,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 94.15% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,836 2,764 2,652
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 381 368
East of England median hourly rate £17.35 £18.00 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% -17.71% +4.17%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.13 £11.36
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.67 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +2.78%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Cambridgeshire - 8 £375 - 8
Hertfordshire +5 7 £538 +7.50% 2
Essex -15 4 £525 - 2
Suffolk - 2 £388 -
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (28.57%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) Firmware
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Java 8
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
9 3 (14.29%) Ruby
9 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 3 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) Microservices
9 3 (14.29%) Ansible
9 3 (14.29%) Docker
9 3 (14.29%) BDD
9 3 (14.29%) Groovy
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Broadband
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.76%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) EasyMock
4 1 (4.76%) Hamcrest
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) Akka
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) Kafka
4 2 (9.52%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.76%) EJB
5 1 (4.76%) GWT
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) JSP
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Struts
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
9 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
9 1 (4.76%) ERD
9 1 (4.76%) Functional Programming
9 1 (4.76%) Kanban
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Java 8
4 3 (14.29%) Groovy
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) Go
5 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
2 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) JDA
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) WorldPay