The median contractor rate for a Java Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 590 612
Rank change year-on-year +14 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 25 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.067% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.070% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 11
Median daily rate £475 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £353 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £546 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £550
% change year-on-year +16.12% -29.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Java Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Consultant in England

Java Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Consultant in England

Java Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Consultant in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Consultant in England

Java Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Consultant in England

Java Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London +4 13 £475 -2.56% 6
South East +14 3 £513 +7.89% 1
Yorkshire +32 2 £363 +20.83%
East of England 0 2 £450 - 1
North West +19 1 £450 +12.50% 2
West Midlands +10 1 £425 +13.33%
South West +4 1 - - 1
Java Consultant
UK

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the England region featuring Java Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) Linux
3 18 (32.14%) Spring
4 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 15 (26.79%) SQL
6 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 12 (21.43%) Unix
7 12 (21.43%) Apache
7 12 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (19.64%) Python
8 11 (19.64%) J2EE
8 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
8 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
9 10 (17.86%) DevOps
10 9 (16.07%) Microservices
10 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
10 9 (16.07%) Open Source
10 9 (16.07%) HTML
10 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
10 9 (16.07%) Migration
10 9 (16.07%) TDD
10 9 (16.07%) Banking
10 9 (16.07%) Degree
11 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (12.50%) Ansible
12 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
12 7 (12.50%) Cucumber

Java Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) JBoss
2 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) 3GPP
2 6 (10.71%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) ICMP
2 6 (10.71%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (10.71%) SSH
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.71%) Selenium
5 5 (8.93%) JUnit
5 5 (8.93%) Maven
6 3 (5.36%) Subversion
7 2 (3.57%) JIRA
7 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.79%) FindBugs
8 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.79%) Gradle
8 1 (1.79%) gulp
8 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.79%) Mockito
8 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Billing
3 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) Spring
2 11 (19.64%) J2EE
3 9 (16.07%) HTML
4 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) JAX-RS
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) .NET
7 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.14%) Dropwizard
7 4 (7.14%) JSP
7 4 (7.14%) Mustache
7 4 (7.14%) REST
7 4 (7.14%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.36%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (3.57%) JMS
9 2 (3.57%) Servlets
9 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Unix
3 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.71%) CentOS
4 6 (10.71%) Debian
4 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) DevOps
3 9 (16.07%) Microservices
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
3 9 (16.07%) Open Source
3 9 (16.07%) TDD
4 7 (12.50%) Scrum
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
5 6 (10.71%) Post-Production
5 6 (10.71%) Product Management
5 6 (10.71%) Prototyping
5 6 (10.71%) Requirements Management
5 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) SOA
8 2 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
4 11 (19.64%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.93%) Scala
7 3 (5.36%) Groovy
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
7 3 (5.36%) Ruby
8 2 (3.57%) C#
9 1 (1.79%) Clojure
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Ansible
2 6 (10.71%) SELinux
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.79%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) hybris
3 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Currenex
3 1 (1.79%) ESRI
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Sun
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase
3 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.79%) WSO2
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