The median contractor rate for a Java Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 578 588
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 30 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.073% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.076% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 13
Median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +38.23% +3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
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 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +26 16 £430 -4.44% 9
South East +16 8 £600 - 1
North West +19 2 - - 1
South West -2 2 £435 -
West Midlands +14 1 £445 +31.85%
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Java Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 63 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) Spring
2 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.16%) Linux
4 16 (25.40%) Python
5 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 14 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 14 (22.22%) Finance
6 14 (22.22%) HTML
6 14 (22.22%) DevOps
7 13 (20.63%) XML
8 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 11 (17.46%) HTTP
9 11 (17.46%) Unix
9 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
9 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
9 11 (17.46%) Ansible
9 11 (17.46%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (15.87%) CSS
10 10 (15.87%) Scrum
11 9 (14.29%) Debian
11 9 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 9 (14.29%) SSH
11 9 (14.29%) ICMP
11 9 (14.29%) CentOS
11 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
11 9 (14.29%) SELinux

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 6 (9.52%) Apache
1 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Confluence
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.59%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.59%) Liferay
5 1 (1.59%) Mule
5 1 (1.59%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Datadog
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.46%) HTTP
3 9 (14.29%) ICMP
3 9 (14.29%) SSH
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) SSL
5 2 (3.17%) 3GPP
5 2 (3.17%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (3.17%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) HBase
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.94%) Selenium
4 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (4.76%) Subversion
6 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.17%) JUnit
6 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.59%) Bazaar
7 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.59%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.59%) Gradle
7 1 (1.59%) Mockito
7 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) Spring
2 14 (22.22%) HTML
3 13 (20.63%) XML
4 10 (15.87%) CSS
5 9 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 8 (12.70%) REST
7 6 (9.52%) RESTful
7 6 (9.52%) Web Services
8 5 (7.94%) .NET
8 5 (7.94%) J2EE
9 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.35%) SOAP
10 3 (4.76%) Java EE
10 3 (4.76%) JSON
10 3 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (3.17%) JSP
11 2 (3.17%) Polymer
11 2 (3.17%) Sensu
11 2 (3.17%) Struts
11 2 (3.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
4 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Unix
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.29%) CentOS
4 9 (14.29%) Debian
4 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Windows
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) DevOps
3 10 (15.87%) Scrum
4 9 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.70%) Open Source
6 7 (11.11%) Microservices
7 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.52%) SOA
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) TDD
9 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.76%) UML
10 3 (4.76%) Web Development
11 2 (3.17%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.40%) Python
4 15 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.70%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) Groovy
7 5 (7.94%) Scala
8 4 (6.35%) Perl
8 4 (6.35%) Ruby
9 3 (4.76%) C#
9 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.17%) C
10 2 (3.17%) F#
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) Clojure
11 1 (1.59%) Go
11 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) HDFS
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Ansible
2 9 (14.29%) SELinux
3 4 (6.35%) Puppet
4 3 (4.76%) Terraform
5 2 (3.17%) Chronos
5 2 (3.17%) Graphite
5 2 (3.17%) Kibana
5 2 (3.17%) Marathon
5 2 (3.17%) Mesos
6 1 (1.59%) CA Endevor
6 1 (1.59%) Oozie
6 1 (1.59%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.59%) OpenSSO
6 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Adobe
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.59%) ESRI
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) hybris
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.59%) Splunk