The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 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 / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 322 328
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 133 96 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 77 98
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £633 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +23.37% -30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Engineer in London

Java Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London -8 22 £585 +6.27% 11
Croydon +1 2 - -
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 246 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (34.96%) DevOps
4 75 (30.49%) Linux
5 66 (26.83%) TDD
5 66 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (25.61%) Git (software)
7 60 (24.39%) Python
8 59 (23.98%) Spring
9 58 (23.58%) Test Automation
10 57 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
10 57 (23.17%) Ansible
11 56 (22.76%) Maven
12 54 (21.95%) Jenkins
13 51 (20.73%) Docker
13 51 (20.73%) Hadoop
14 50 (20.33%) Big Data
15 46 (18.70%) JavaScript
16 43 (17.48%) Software Engineering
16 43 (17.48%) BDD
17 40 (16.26%) REST
18 39 (15.85%) Microservices
19 38 (15.45%) Puppet
20 33 (13.41%) Finance
20 33 (13.41%) Unix
20 33 (13.41%) Scrum
21 32 (13.01%) Cucumber
21 32 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
22 31 (12.60%) Apache Spark
22 31 (12.60%) Kafka

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (12.60%) Apache Spark
2 24 (9.76%) Apache
3 17 (6.91%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.10%) Confluence
4 15 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.03%) Facebook Platform
6 4 (1.63%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.63%) JBoss
6 4 (1.63%) Jetty
6 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.81%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.81%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.81%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.03%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.22%) GitHub
4 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.16%) HTTP
2 16 (6.50%) LDAP
3 9 (3.66%) Internet
4 5 (2.03%) Firewall
4 5 (2.03%) SSL
5 4 (1.63%) DNS
5 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.63%) tcpdump
5 4 (1.63%) VPN
5 4 (1.63%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.81%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.81%) SSH
7 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.41%) IPv4
7 1 (0.41%) IPv6
7 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.73%) Hadoop
2 50 (20.33%) Big Data
3 22 (8.94%) MongoDB
4 21 (8.54%) MySQL
5 18 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.28%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.07%) HBase
7 10 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.25%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.03%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.63%) Redis
10 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.63%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.22%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.22%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.81%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 63 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 56 (22.76%) Maven
3 54 (21.95%) Jenkins
4 32 (13.01%) Cucumber
5 23 (9.35%) Selenium
6 22 (8.94%) JIRA
7 18 (7.32%) JUnit
8 13 (5.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (4.88%) Subversion
10 11 (4.47%) Ant
11 10 (4.07%) Gradle
11 10 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (3.25%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.44%) JMeter
13 6 (2.44%) Mockito
14 5 (2.03%) Hudson
14 5 (2.03%) IntelliJ
14 5 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.63%) Eclipse
16 3 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 33 (13.41%) Finance
2 28 (11.38%) Banking
3 11 (4.47%) Marketing
4 10 (4.07%) Games
5 9 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.25%) Back Office
7 6 (2.44%) Advertising
8 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.22%) Retail
10 2 (0.81%) French Language
10 2 (0.81%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.98%) Spring
2 40 (16.26%) REST
3 31 (12.60%) Kafka
4 27 (10.98%) Web Services
5 23 (9.35%) Hibernate
6 22 (8.94%) AngularJS
6 22 (8.94%) HTML
6 22 (8.94%) Node.js
7 21 (8.54%) CSS
8 20 (8.13%) Spring Boot
9 16 (6.50%) JSON
9 16 (6.50%) XML
10 15 (6.10%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (5.69%) HTML5
12 13 (5.28%) Elastic Stack
13 12 (4.88%) CSS3
13 12 (4.88%) React
14 11 (4.47%) JPA
14 11 (4.47%) RESTful
15 10 (4.07%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.28%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.66%) User Experience
5 5 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.63%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.22%) Fintech
7 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.22%) PKI
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.81%) Equities
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Online Games
8 2 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.49%) Linux
2 33 (13.41%) Unix
3 18 (7.32%) CentOS
4 6 (2.44%) Windows
5 4 (1.63%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Solaris
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.96%) DevOps
3 66 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (26.83%) TDD
4 58 (23.58%) Test Automation
5 43 (17.48%) BDD
5 43 (17.48%) Software Engineering
6 39 (15.85%) Microservices
7 33 (13.41%) Scrum
8 31 (12.60%) E-Commerce
9 27 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (9.35%) Configuration Management
10 23 (9.35%) Kanban
11 19 (7.72%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (6.50%) High Availability
13 14 (5.69%) MVC
14 12 (4.88%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.88%) Static Code Analysis
15 11 (4.47%) Open Source
15 11 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 246 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (24.39%) Python
3 46 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.38%) Bash Shell
5 25 (10.16%) Scala
6 21 (8.54%) SQL
7 14 (5.69%) Groovy
8 13 (5.28%) Perl
8 13 (5.28%) Ruby
9 5 (2.03%) C#
9 5 (2.03%) R
9 5 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.63%) C++
11 3 (1.22%) Go
11 3 (1.22%) PHP
12 2 (0.81%) C
12 2 (0.81%) Clojure
12 2 (0.81%) Haskell
12 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (6.50%) Degree
2 8 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.54%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (20.73%) Docker
2 13 (5.28%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.25%) HDFS
4 2 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (23.17%) Ansible
2 38 (15.45%) Puppet
3 26 (10.57%) Kubernetes
4 25 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.50%) OpenAM
6 8 (3.25%) Terraform
7 7 (2.85%) Nagios
8 6 (2.44%) Graphite
8 6 (2.44%) Mesos
8 6 (2.44%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.63%) Icinga
9 4 (1.63%) OpenIDM
9 4 (1.63%) Salt
10 3 (1.22%) Grafana
10 3 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (1.22%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.81%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.81%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (6.91%) Oracle
2 12 (4.88%) Atlassian
2 12 (4.88%) Splunk
3 11 (4.47%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.85%) Facebook
5 6 (2.44%) Dynatrace
6 5 (2.03%) Google
7 4 (1.63%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.63%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.63%) ForgeRock
7 4 (1.63%) New Relic
7 4 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.22%) Perforce
9 2 (0.81%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.81%) HP
9 2 (0.81%) IBM
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.81%) Sybase
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