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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Consultant
Rank 602 619 592
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 39 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.028% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.030% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 26
Median daily rate £450 £573 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.39% +34.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £369 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £648 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 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 26 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 2 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 +22 35 £450 -21.39% 16
London -16 15 £450 -26.22% 9
South East -8 8 £475 -20.83% 4
North West - 6 £425 -
West Midlands - 5 £425 - 1
City of London +38 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Cheshire - 4 £438 -
Birmingham - 4 £438 - 1
Berkshire +6 3 - - 2
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £475 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 £450 -
Warrington - 1 £550 -
Chatham - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £355 -
Nottingham - 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Manchester - 1 £293 -
Lancashire - 1 £355 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £338 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.00%) Oracle
4 17 (22.67%) Mentoring
5 13 (17.33%) ISO 9001
5 13 (17.33%) Internet
5 13 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (14.67%) JBoss
8 10 (13.33%) C#
8 10 (13.33%) SQL
8 10 (13.33%) Web Services
8 10 (13.33%) Finance
9 9 (12.00%) Billing
9 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
9 9 (12.00%) Windows
9 9 (12.00%) Linux
9 9 (12.00%) J2EE
9 9 (12.00%) SOA
9 9 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (10.67%) Selenium
10 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.67%) .NET
10 8 (10.67%) TDD
10 8 (10.67%) Scrum
11 7 (9.33%) Python
11 7 (9.33%) Spring
11 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef

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 11 (14.67%) JBoss
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.33%) Confluence
2 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.00%) Jetty
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.33%) Liferay
5 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Mule
5 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.67%) SSH
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.67%) Big Data
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.67%) Selenium
3 5 (6.67%) Maven
4 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.33%) FishEye
4 4 (5.33%) GitLab
4 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.00%) VisualVM
6 2 (2.67%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.67%) JUnit
6 2 (2.67%) NuGet
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Billing
2 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Games
5 2 (2.67%) German Language
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) Web Services
2 9 (12.00%) J2EE
3 8 (10.67%) .NET
4 7 (9.33%) Spring
5 6 (8.00%) XML
6 5 (6.67%) JSP
6 5 (6.67%) Middleware
7 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.33%) SAML
7 4 (5.33%) Servlets
7 4 (5.33%) SOAP
7 4 (5.33%) Taglibs
8 3 (4.00%) EJB
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (4.00%) XSD
8 3 (4.00%) XSLT
9 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.67%) HTML5
9 2 (2.67%) JMS
9 2 (2.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.00%) Online Games
4 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (12.00%) SOA
3 9 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.67%) Scrum
4 8 (10.67%) TDD
5 6 (8.00%) BDD
5 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.67%) DevOps
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 4 (5.33%) OO
7 4 (5.33%) SDLC
8 3 (4.00%) Information Security
8 3 (4.00%) Memory Management
8 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.00%) Open Source
8 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (13.33%) C#
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) Python
4 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.67%) Ruby
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) F#
6 2 (2.67%) Groovy
6 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.33%) AWK
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CEH
3 1 (1.33%) CISA
3 1 (1.33%) CISM
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) CRISC
3 1 (1.33%) GIAC
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) ISO 9001
1 13 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
1 1 (1.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) ATG
3 3 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.00%) F5
3 3 (4.00%) Perforce
3 3 (4.00%) Rally
4 2 (2.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.33%) Veracode
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