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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Consultant
Rank 617 620 617
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 38 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.059% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.063% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 10
Median daily rate £450 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 £384
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +43.32%
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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 23 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 26 September 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 +17 36 £450 -18.18% 7
London +5 23 £550 +22.22% 5
South East +24 8 £425 +6.25%
City of London +19 5 £469 +44.23%
North West +6 4 £425 -22.72%
Berkshire - 4 £275 -
Scotland +8 2 £350 -9.67%
Manchester -4 2 £425 -10.52%
Cheshire -5 2 £438 -20.45%
Chester - 2 £438 -
Edinburgh +12 1 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £515 +28.75%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £540 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Hook - 1 £515 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £540 -
Bracknell - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 29 (38.67%) Oracle
3 17 (22.67%) SQL
4 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) Banking
5 15 (20.00%) HTML
6 14 (18.67%) TDD
7 13 (17.33%) J2EE
7 13 (17.33%) Web Services
7 13 (17.33%) JSP
8 12 (16.00%) CSS
8 12 (16.00%) Spring
9 11 (14.67%) Java EE
9 11 (14.67%) XML
9 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
10 10 (13.33%) Scrum
10 10 (13.33%) JBoss
10 10 (13.33%) IBM
10 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 10 (13.33%) DevOps
11 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
11 9 (12.00%) Unix
11 9 (12.00%) Linux
11 9 (12.00%) JMS
11 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
12 8 (10.67%) Migration
12 8 (10.67%) Windows
12 8 (10.67%) .NET
13 7 (9.33%) Back Office

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%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.33%) JBoss
3 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) Apache
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.67%) Confluence
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.33%) Documentum
8 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.33%) OpenCms
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (4.00%) SSH
1 3 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) DB2
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Log4j
2 5 (6.67%) JUnit
3 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) JIRA
4 3 (4.00%) Maven
4 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 2 (2.67%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.67%) NuGet
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.33%) JBehave
6 1 (1.33%) Mockito
6 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Back Office
4 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Front Office
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) HTML
2 13 (17.33%) J2EE
2 13 (17.33%) JSP
2 13 (17.33%) Web Services
3 12 (16.00%) CSS
3 12 (16.00%) Spring
4 11 (14.67%) Java EE
4 11 (14.67%) XML
5 9 (12.00%) JMS
6 8 (10.67%) .NET
7 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.00%) SAML
9 5 (6.67%) CSS3
9 5 (6.67%) HTML5
9 5 (6.67%) XSLT
10 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.00%) Apache Camel
10 3 (4.00%) Struts
11 2 (2.67%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.67%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
1 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) TDD
3 10 (13.33%) DevOps
3 10 (13.33%) Scrum
4 8 (10.67%) Migration
5 6 (8.00%) OO
5 6 (8.00%) Open Source
5 6 (8.00%) Web Development
6 5 (6.67%) ITIL
6 5 (6.67%) SOA
7 4 (5.33%) BDD
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
7 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.33%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.00%) Kanban
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (22.67%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.67%) F#
5 2 (2.67%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) COBOL
6 1 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SDET
3 1 (1.33%) ISO20022
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Ansible
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) IBM
3 6 (8.00%) Misys
4 3 (4.00%) F5
4 3 (4.00%) hybris
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.67%) Informatica
5 2 (2.67%) Murex
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) Charles River
6 1 (1.33%) Endeca
6 1 (1.33%) FatWire
6 1 (1.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) Talend
6 1 (1.33%) Vignette
6 1 (1.33%) webMethods