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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Consultant
UK
Rank 542 584 558
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 49 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.067% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.071% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 21
Median daily rate £450 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 22 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +51 42 £450 -2.70% 9
London +27 26 £450 +1.40% 4
South East +27 8 £600 +83.20% 2
Reading - 7 £600 -
Berkshire - 7 £600 - 1
Scotland +29 3 £225 -18.18%
Edinburgh +25 3 £225 -18.18%
North West +18 3 £530 -3.63%
South West - 3 £413 - 1
Manchester - 3 £530 -
Wales - 3 £425 -
City of London -8 2 £430 -4.44% 2
South Wales - 2 £425 -
West Midlands -7 1 £470 +63.47%
Warwickshire - 1 £470 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £275 -
Plymouth - 1 £500 -
Warwick - 1 £470 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (26.83%) HTML
3 21 (25.61%) Finance
4 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (23.17%) Spring
5 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
5 19 (23.17%) XML
6 17 (20.73%) CSS
7 16 (19.51%) Linux
8 14 (17.07%) Python
8 14 (17.07%) DevOps
9 13 (15.85%) SQL
9 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
9 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
10 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
10 12 (14.63%) Oracle
11 11 (13.41%) Web Services
11 11 (13.41%) TDD
11 11 (13.41%) Banking
12 10 (12.20%) J2EE
12 10 (12.20%) SOA
12 10 (12.20%) Unix
12 10 (12.20%) Scrum
12 10 (12.20%) Ansible
13 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
13 9 (10.98%) JSP
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
14 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
14 8 (9.76%) HTTP

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 6 (7.32%) JBoss
2 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.66%) Confluence
3 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.22%) Documentum
5 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.22%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.22%) Liferay
5 1 (1.22%) Mule
5 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.66%) GitHub
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.22%) Datadog
4 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.76%) HTTP
3 6 (7.32%) ICMP
3 6 (7.32%) SSH
4 3 (3.66%) Firewall
4 3 (3.66%) SSL
5 1 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.54%) Big Data
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.66%) HBase
5 3 (3.66%) MySQL
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.44%) DB2
6 2 (2.44%) GIS
6 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.22%) Impala
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.22%) Redis
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.22%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.10%) JIRA
4 4 (4.88%) Selenium
4 4 (4.88%) Subversion
5 3 (3.66%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) Ant
6 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.44%) JUnit
6 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.22%) Bazaar
7 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.22%) GitLab
7 1 (1.22%) GoCD
7 1 (1.22%) gulp
7 1 (1.22%) Log4j
7 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Electronics
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Publishing
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) HTML
2 19 (23.17%) Spring
2 19 (23.17%) XML
3 17 (20.73%) CSS
4 11 (13.41%) Web Services
5 10 (12.20%) J2EE
6 9 (10.98%) JSP
7 8 (9.76%) REST
8 7 (8.54%) .NET
8 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.54%) Java EE
9 6 (7.32%) CSS3
9 6 (7.32%) HTML5
9 6 (7.32%) RESTful
9 6 (7.32%) XSLT
10 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.10%) SAML
11 4 (4.88%) SOAP
11 4 (4.88%) Struts
12 3 (3.66%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.66%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Informatics
3 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) Fintech
4 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.22%) Tandem
4 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) CentOS
3 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.32%) Debian
4 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.44%) Windows
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.07%) DevOps
3 11 (13.41%) TDD
4 10 (12.20%) Scrum
4 10 (12.20%) SOA
5 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.54%) Open Source
7 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (7.32%) Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Prototyping
7 6 (7.32%) Software Architecture
7 6 (7.32%) Wealth Management
8 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.10%) Microservices
8 5 (6.10%) UML
9 4 (4.88%) Software Delivery
9 4 (4.88%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.07%) Python
4 13 (15.85%) SQL
5 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.54%) Groovy
7 5 (6.10%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.88%) Scala
9 3 (3.66%) C
9 3 (3.66%) C#
10 2 (2.44%) F#
10 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.22%) Clojure
11 1 (1.22%) COBOL
11 1 (1.22%) Go
11 1 (1.22%) PHP
11 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) HDFS
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Ansible
2 6 (7.32%) Puppet
2 6 (7.32%) SELinux
3 3 (3.66%) Terraform
4 2 (2.44%) Chronos
4 2 (2.44%) Graphite
4 2 (2.44%) Kibana
4 2 (2.44%) Marathon
4 2 (2.44%) Mesos
4 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.22%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.22%) Oozie
5 1 (1.22%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.22%) OpenSSO
5 1 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Adobe
3 4 (4.88%) IBM
3 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.66%) hybris
5 2 (2.44%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.22%) Charles River
6 1 (1.22%) ESRI
6 1 (1.22%) FatWire
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.22%) Misys
6 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.22%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) Vignette