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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Consultant
Rank 607 623 591
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 44 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.040% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.043% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 11
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £394 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £550 £390
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +41.02%
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 30 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 28 July 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 +3 39 £425 -15.00% 13
London +12 18 £488 +8.33% 8
West Midlands - 8 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 7 £375 - 1
South East +15 5 £483 -25.76%
Scotland +2 5 £488 +25.80%
Edinburgh +5 4 £625 +61.29%
North West +3 4 £425 -22.72% 1
Cheshire -1 4 £425 -22.72% 1
City of London - 4 £488 - 1
Chester - 2 £438 -
Berkshire - 2 £425 -
East of England +21 1 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire +15 1 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 1 - -
Warrington -3 1 £375 -31.81% 1
Oxford -5 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £540 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £315 -
Bracknell - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Croydon - 1 £513 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £540 -
Bristol - 1 £475 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.49%) Oracle
4 14 (17.07%) Banking
5 13 (15.85%) Spring
5 13 (15.85%) Web Services
5 13 (15.85%) TDD
6 12 (14.63%) Scrum
6 12 (14.63%) SQL
6 12 (14.63%) DevOps
7 11 (13.41%) JSP
7 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
7 11 (13.41%) JMS
8 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
8 10 (12.20%) JBoss
8 10 (12.20%) IBM
8 10 (12.20%) XML
8 10 (12.20%) J2EE
8 10 (12.20%) Java EE
9 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.98%) WebLogic
9 9 (10.98%) C#
9 9 (10.98%) Linux
10 8 (9.76%) Unix
10 8 (9.76%) .NET
10 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
11 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.54%) Test Automation

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 (13.41%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.20%) JBoss
3 9 (10.98%) WebLogic
4 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.54%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.66%) Apache
7 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Confluence
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.22%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.22%) Mule
9 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.22%) OpenCms
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Route 53
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) BIG-IP
1 3 (3.66%) SSH
1 3 (3.66%) SSL
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) DB2
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.44%) Big Data
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.32%) Log4j
2 6 (7.32%) Maven
2 6 (7.32%) Selenium
3 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.88%) JUnit
3 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.66%) JIRA
4 3 (3.66%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.66%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.44%) NuGet
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) Appium
6 1 (1.22%) Gatling
6 1 (1.22%) GitLab
6 1 (1.22%) NUnit
6 1 (1.22%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.22%) YourKit
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Back Office
4 6 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Billing
6 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.44%) German Language
6 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Spring
1 13 (15.85%) Web Services
2 11 (13.41%) JMS
2 11 (13.41%) JSP
3 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
3 10 (12.20%) J2EE
3 10 (12.20%) Java EE
3 10 (12.20%) XML
4 8 (9.76%) .NET
5 6 (7.32%) CSS
5 6 (7.32%) HTML
6 5 (6.10%) SAML
7 4 (4.88%) Servlets
8 3 (3.66%) Taglibs
9 2 (2.44%) Murex MxML
9 2 (2.44%) OAuth
9 2 (2.44%) Struts
10 1 (1.22%) EJB
10 1 (1.22%) SOAP
10 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.85%) TDD
3 12 (14.63%) DevOps
3 12 (14.63%) Scrum
4 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.54%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.32%) Web Development
7 5 (6.10%) BDD
7 5 (6.10%) ITIL
7 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.10%) Migration
7 5 (6.10%) OO
7 5 (6.10%) Open Source
8 4 (4.88%) Information Security
8 4 (4.88%) SOA
8 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.66%) Kanban
9 3 (3.66%) OOD
9 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (14.63%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) C#
4 7 (8.54%) Python
5 5 (6.10%) Ruby
6 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.44%) C
7 2 (2.44%) C++
7 2 (2.44%) F#
7 2 (2.44%) Groovy
7 2 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.22%) COBOL
8 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.22%) Scala
8 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) ISEB
2 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CEH
3 1 (1.22%) CISA
3 1 (1.22%) CISM
3 1 (1.22%) CISSP
3 1 (1.22%) CRISC
3 1 (1.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) SDET
3 1 (1.22%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) IBM
3 6 (7.32%) Misys
4 3 (3.66%) ATG
4 3 (3.66%) F5
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.44%) Informatica
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.44%) Murex
5 2 (2.44%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.22%) Endeca
6 1 (1.22%) FatWire
6 1 (1.22%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) hybris
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Vignette
6 1 (1.22%) webMethods