Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 73 71
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 26 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 1.47% 1.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 2
South London median daily rate £550 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -1.37% -5.93%
10th Percentile £425 £395 £413
90th Percentile £691 £503 £514
London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £29.82 -

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 1,691 875 871
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 93.68% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,198 573 630
South London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £306 £213 £263
90th Percentile £645 £575 £575
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 42
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +103.57% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
London median hourly rate £20.91 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.74% +13.16% +6.65%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -19 15 £525 +23.53%
Merton - 9 £550 -
Bromley -7 2 £588 +30.56%
Java Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) DevOps
3 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
4 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 15 (57.69%) Maven
5 15 (57.69%) Linux
6 13 (50.00%) Ansible
7 11 (42.31%) Kubernetes
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (38.46%) Docker
9 9 (34.62%) Akka
9 9 (34.62%) CentOS
9 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
9 9 (34.62%) TDD
10 8 (30.77%) Spring
10 8 (30.77%) Scrum
10 8 (30.77%) JBoss
10 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (30.77%) Terraform
11 7 (26.92%) Fintech
11 7 (26.92%) User Stories
11 7 (26.92%) High Availability
11 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
12 6 (23.08%) BDD
12 6 (23.08%) Puppet
13 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
13 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (19.23%) Clustering
13 5 (19.23%) Python

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 8 (30.77%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 2 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) HBase
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 16 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 15 (57.69%) Maven
4 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Liquibase
6 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (15.38%) Back Office
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Akka
2 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.85%) Kafka
5 1 (3.85%) MCollective
5 1 (3.85%) OSGi
5 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Fintech
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) CentOS
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) DevOps
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) High Availability
6 7 (26.92%) User Stories
7 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) Kaizen
8 5 (19.23%) Open Source
9 4 (15.38%) Release Management
9 4 (15.38%) SDLC
10 3 (11.54%) Coaching
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Groovy
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Go
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PSD2
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) Postfix
2 1 (3.85%) Squid
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Ansible
2 11 (42.31%) Kubernetes
3 8 (30.77%) Terraform
4 6 (23.08%) Puppet
5 3 (11.54%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (11.54%) Packer
6 2 (7.69%) Mesos
6 2 (7.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (3.85%) Consul
7 1 (3.85%) Kibana
7 1 (3.85%) logstash
7 1 (3.85%) Rancher
7 1 (3.85%) Rsyslog
7 1 (3.85%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sonatype
3 1 (3.85%) VMware