Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 13 December 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
London > South London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 100 84
Rank change year-on-year -27 -16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 16 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.84% 1.34% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.40% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 7
South London median daily rate £500 £545 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.26% +17.84% +15.63%
10th Percentile £456 £428 £415
90th Percentile £623 £634 £503
London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £176.50 - £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 1,829 1,569 927
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 95.38% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,432 1,092 611
South London median daily rate £500 £486 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +15.77% +12.00%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £225
90th Percentile £625 £654 £575
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 43
South London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £21.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +88.68% +6.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.45 £48.38 £50.00
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.44 £19.23
% change year-on-year -2.13% +6.27% +1.13%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Croydon -16 13 £500 -6.10% 1
Bromley -1 3 £475 -5.00% 3
Java Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South London region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Docker
5 7 (43.75%) Maven
6 6 (37.50%) Vagrant
6 6 (37.50%) Puppet
6 6 (37.50%) Release Management
6 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Microservices
7 5 (31.25%) CentOS
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (31.25%) JBoss
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
9 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
9 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
9 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
9 3 (18.75%) QA

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 (31.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 6 (37.50%) Vagrant
5 3 (18.75%) Appium
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WebdriverIO
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (37.50%) Release Management
4 5 (31.25%) Microservices
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) API Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) ETL
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) Java 8
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) CA