The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Consultant
Rank 585 566 544
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 38 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.053% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.056% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 20
Average daily rate £550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average 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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 13 February 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 28 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 13 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
England +12 34 £550 +22.22% 10
London +7 13 £550 +129.16% 6
Cheshire +5 10 £550 -
North West 0 10 £550 - 2
Warrington - 9 £550 -
South East +5 4 £328 -40.45%
North East -19 4 £300 +9.09%
Tyne and Wear -24 4 £300 +9.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 3 £300 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £328 -
Knutsford -3 1 - -
South West -6 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 £288 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £288 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 £250 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £438 - 3
Docklands, London - 1 £623 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Edinburgh - 1 £275 - 1
Scotland - 1 £275 - 1

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.43%) Internet
4 20 (28.99%) Oracle
4 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
5 18 (26.09%) ISO 9001
5 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (18.84%) Selenium
7 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
8 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
8 10 (14.49%) SOA
8 10 (14.49%) Linux
9 9 (13.04%) JBoss
9 9 (13.04%) SQL
9 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (13.04%) TDD
9 9 (13.04%) Billing
9 9 (13.04%) Spring
9 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.59%) BDD
10 8 (11.59%) J2EE
10 8 (11.59%) Web Services
11 7 (10.14%) Finance
11 7 (10.14%) Migration
11 7 (10.14%) Scrum
11 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.70%) Automation Testing
12 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
12 6 (8.70%) QA

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (13.04%) JBoss
2 4 (5.80%) Confluence
2 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) Jetty
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Liferay
5 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Big Data
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Selenium
2 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.80%) FishEye
5 4 (5.80%) GitLab
6 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.35%) Maven
6 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) VisualVM
7 2 (2.90%) Appium
7 2 (2.90%) JIRA
7 2 (2.90%) JUnit
8 1 (1.45%) Firebug
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.45%) WATIR
General
1 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Billing
3 7 (10.14%) Finance
4 4 (5.80%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Games
6 2 (2.90%) German Language
6 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Automotive
7 1 (1.45%) Electronics
7 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.45%) Front Office
7 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Spring
2 8 (11.59%) J2EE
2 8 (11.59%) Web Services
3 6 (8.70%) SOAP
4 5 (7.25%) HTML
4 5 (7.25%) Middleware
5 4 (5.80%) XML
5 4 (5.80%) XSLT
6 3 (4.35%) .NET
6 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 3 (4.35%) EJB
6 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.35%) HTML5
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (4.35%) REST
6 3 (4.35%) XSD
7 2 (2.90%) D3.js
7 2 (2.90%) jQuery
7 2 (2.90%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.35%) Online Games
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
3 10 (14.49%) SOA
4 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (13.04%) TDD
5 8 (11.59%) BDD
6 7 (10.14%) Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.80%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (5.80%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.80%) OO
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.80%) SDLC
10 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (13.04%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) Ruby
4 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) Groovy
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.90%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) AWK
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) F#
6 1 (1.45%) sed
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) ISO 9001
1 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.35%) Perforce
2 3 (4.35%) Rally
3 2 (2.90%) ATG
3 2 (2.90%) HP
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.45%) F5
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.45%) Informatica
4 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.45%) Omniture
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
London
Networkers PLC
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Networkers PLC
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £385 per day
Posted: 5 days ago