The median contractor rate for a Java Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 420 422
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 14 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.051% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.053% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £488 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -8.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £500
% change year-on-year +16.12% -22.50%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19665 20680 22203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.26% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 15001 15472
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 230 384
Median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Consultant in London

Java Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Consultant in London

Java Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Consultant in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Consultant in London

Java Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Consultant in London

Java Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +5 3 £488 - 1
Java Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Java Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (27.59%) Spring
4 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 8 (27.59%) Microservices
5 7 (24.14%) Banking
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
7 5 (17.24%) JAX-RS
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) Apache
7 5 (17.24%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.79%) REST
8 4 (13.79%) Maven
8 4 (13.79%) Mustache

Java Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) SSL
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.79%) Maven
5 3 (10.34%) JUnit
5 3 (10.34%) Subversion
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
7 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.45%) Checkstyle
7 1 (3.45%) FindBugs
7 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.45%) Gradle
7 1 (3.45%) gulp
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.45%) Mockito
7 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Spring
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) JAX-RS
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.79%) Dropwizard
4 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
4 4 (13.79%) Mustache
4 4 (13.79%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) Java EE
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) React
7 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (3.45%) HATEOAS
7 1 (3.45%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Microservices
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) logstash
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Currenex
2 1 (3.45%) hybris
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO