Period
to 10 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 10 December 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
London > South London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 83 75
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 21 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 1.29% 0.81% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.86% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
South London median daily rate £540 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.76% +15.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £427 £415 £355
90th Percentile £633 £503 £445
London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South London. 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
South London
Contract vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 1550 926 854
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 93.63% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 610 575
South London median daily rate £485 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.82% +11.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £236
90th Percentile £655 £575 £525
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 38
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.20 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.68% +8.80% +21.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £52.17
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.23 £19.02
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.13% +8.66%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in South London

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in South London

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in South London over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in South London

Java Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. 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
Croydon -11 13 £525 +13.51%
Merton - 7 £550 -
Bromley -8 1 £500 +11.11%
Java Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) DevOps
3 14 (66.67%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
7 10 (47.62%) Maven
7 10 (47.62%) Ansible
8 9 (42.86%) Docker
8 9 (42.86%) Kubernetes
8 9 (42.86%) TDD
9 8 (38.10%) Spring
9 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (33.33%) Terraform
10 7 (33.33%) Akka
10 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 6 (28.57%) Scrum
11 6 (28.57%) CentOS
11 6 (28.57%) BDD
12 5 (23.81%) Open Source
12 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
12 5 (23.81%) Clustering
12 5 (23.81%) JBoss
12 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
12 5 (23.81%) User Stories
12 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
12 5 (23.81%) High Availability

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.76%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (19.05%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) HBase
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (47.62%) Maven
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
6 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
7 1 (4.76%) Ant
7 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.76%) JUnit
7 1 (4.76%) Liquibase
7 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) Akka
3 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
4 4 (19.05%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) Kafka
5 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (9.52%) Drools
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (4.76%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
1 5 (23.81%) Fintech
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) CentOS
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) DevOps
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) High Availability
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) User Stories
8 3 (14.29%) Coaching
8 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Microservices
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Release Management
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Groovy
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Go
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) HDFS
3 2 (9.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (4.76%) Postfix
4 1 (4.76%) Squid
4 1 (4.76%) vCloud
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Ansible
2 9 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 7 (33.33%) Terraform
4 3 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (14.29%) Puppet
5 2 (9.52%) Mesos
6 1 (4.76%) Kibana
6 1 (4.76%) logstash
6 1 (4.76%) Packer
6 1 (4.76%) Rancher
6 1 (4.76%) Rsyslog
6 1 (4.76%) Sysdig
6 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.76%) Sonatype
3 1 (4.76%) VMware