The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Consultant
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Java Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 759 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.59% 91.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 516 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 26
Average hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Java Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica