The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Consultant
Rank 396 412 394
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 15 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.019% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.020% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate £550 £240 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £240 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Java Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Java Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Java Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hammersmith - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £438 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £623 -
Java Consultant
England

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) JBoss
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
8 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
8 4 (14.81%) Selenium
8 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (14.81%) FishEye
8 4 (14.81%) Confluence
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (11.11%) VisualVM
9 3 (11.11%) Rally
9 3 (11.11%) GitLab

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (18.52%) JBoss
2 4 (14.81%) Confluence
3 3 (11.11%) Jetty
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) FishEye
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) GitLab
3 3 (11.11%) IntelliJ
3 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) VisualVM
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.70%) SilkTest
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
1 2 (7.41%) jQuery
1 2 (7.41%) JSP
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) Servlets
1 2 (7.41%) Taglibs
2 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.70%) Behat
2 1 (3.70%) D3.js
2 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.70%) J2SE
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) JAX-RS
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) Swing
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 3 (11.11%) Online Games
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Concurrent Programming
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Memory Management
6 3 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) AWK
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.11%) Perforce
2 3 (11.11%) Rally
3 2 (7.41%) ATG
4 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy