The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 119 116
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 11 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.21% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -14.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2027 2395 2535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.34% 96.57% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1396 1427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 166 249
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.34% -2.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 6 £525 +40.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £423 +4.96% 2
Suffolk +2 2 - -
Bedfordshire -2 1 £225 -40.00%
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) OO
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
4 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
4 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 7 (30.43%) Ansible
6 7 (30.43%) DevOps
7 6 (26.09%) Go
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Maven
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) Ant
8 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) OOD
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) F#
8 5 (21.74%) Puppet
8 5 (21.74%) Clojure
8 5 (21.74%) ATDD
8 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef

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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) HBase
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.70%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) Maven
4 5 (21.74%) Ant
4 5 (21.74%) Gradle
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Spock
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) JSP
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.70%) Java EE
7 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) Kafka
7 2 (8.70%) OSGi
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) XSL
7 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) IPTV
4 1 (4.35%) Digital TV
4 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
4 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) ATDD
4 5 (21.74%) OOD
5 4 (17.39%) Complexity Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Presales
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Go
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Clojure
4 5 (21.74%) F#
4 5 (21.74%) Rust
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Groovy
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Grafana
4 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) BEA
2 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) VMware