The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Consultant
Rank 606 607 586
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 38 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.029% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.031% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 23
Median daily rate £450 £560 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £643 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £563 £425
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Consultant in the job title.

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Java Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 35 £450 -19.64% 13
London +13 14 £450 -15.88% 7
West Midlands - 8 £400 -
South East -9 7 £475 -20.83% 2
Birmingham - 7 £400 -
Cheshire -5 3 £425 -22.72%
Berkshire -9 3 - - 1
North West -13 3 £425 -22.72% 2
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - - 1
City of London +46 2 £450 +12.50% 2
Clapham - 2 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £438 -
Hampshire - 2 £475 -
Surrey - 2 - -
East of England +8 1 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +4 1 £300 -16.08%
West Yorkshire -3 1 £300 -16.08%
Northamptonshire - 1 £315 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £315 -
Croydon - 1 £513 -

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Java Consultant 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 featuring Java Consultant in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) Oracle
4 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
5 14 (17.95%) Finance
6 13 (16.67%) Internet
6 13 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (14.10%) J2EE
7 11 (14.10%) Web Services
8 10 (12.82%) TDD
8 10 (12.82%) Spring
8 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
9 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
9 9 (11.54%) Billing
9 9 (11.54%) C#
9 9 (11.54%) JBoss
10 8 (10.26%) SQL
10 8 (10.26%) XML
10 8 (10.26%) Windows
10 8 (10.26%) Linux
10 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
10 8 (10.26%) Scrum
10 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.97%) Selenium
11 7 (8.97%) JSP
11 7 (8.97%) .NET
11 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.97%) SOA

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (11.54%) JBoss
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.56%) Confluence
6 2 (2.56%) Jetty
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.28%) Liferay
7 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.28%) Mule
7 1 (1.28%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) BIG-IP
2 3 (3.85%) SSH
2 3 (3.85%) SSL
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) DB2
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.97%) Selenium
3 6 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.85%) GitLab
5 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.85%) VisualVM
6 2 (2.56%) Appium
6 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.56%) FishEye
6 2 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) Log4j
6 2 (2.56%) NuGet
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Billing
2 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Back Office
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Games
6 2 (2.56%) German Language
7 1 (1.28%) Electronics
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) J2EE
1 11 (14.10%) Web Services
2 10 (12.82%) Spring
3 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
3 8 (10.26%) XML
4 7 (8.97%) .NET
4 7 (8.97%) JSP
5 5 (6.41%) Middleware
5 5 (6.41%) SAML
6 4 (5.13%) HTML
6 4 (5.13%) JMS
6 4 (5.13%) Servlets
6 4 (5.13%) SOAP
6 4 (5.13%) Taglibs
7 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.85%) EJB
7 3 (3.85%) Java EE
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.85%) XSD
7 3 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.56%) Online Games
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
3 10 (12.82%) TDD
4 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (10.26%) Scrum
5 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.97%) SOA
7 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.69%) DevOps
8 5 (6.41%) BDD
9 4 (5.13%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) OO
10 3 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.85%) Information Security
10 3 (3.85%) ITIL
10 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.85%) SDLC
10 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (11.54%) C#
3 8 (10.26%) SQL
4 6 (7.69%) Python
5 5 (6.41%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.56%) C
8 2 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) F#
8 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) ISEB
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CEH
4 1 (1.28%) CISA
4 1 (1.28%) CISM
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.28%) CRISC
4 1 (1.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) IBM
3 4 (5.13%) ATG
4 3 (3.85%) F5
5 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.56%) Informatica
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) Misys
5 2 (2.56%) Perforce
5 2 (2.56%) Rally
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) Endeca
6 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) hybris
6 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Talend
6 1 (1.28%) Veracode
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