The median contractor rate for a Java Consultant was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Consultant
England / London
Rank 387 405 405
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 15 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.064% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.067% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Median daily rate £430 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £805
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +41.17% -1.16%  
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 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 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
City of London +6 2 £430 -4.44% 2
Java Consultant
England

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Java Consultant in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) XML
3 11 (32.35%) HTML
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Spring
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 7 (20.59%) Python
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
9 5 (14.71%) REST
9 5 (14.71%) DevOps
9 5 (14.71%) Microservices
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) Groovy
9 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
9 5 (14.71%) Adobe
10 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.76%) Perl
10 4 (11.76%) Oracle
10 4 (11.76%) Apache
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
10 4 (11.76%) Ruby
10 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.94%) JCAPS
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Datadog
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.94%) Bazaar
4 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.94%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.94%) Gradle
4 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) XML
2 11 (32.35%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) Spring
4 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) REST
6 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (8.82%) RESTful
8 2 (5.88%) .NET
8 2 (5.88%) Java EE
8 2 (5.88%) JSON
8 2 (5.88%) JSP
8 2 (5.88%) Polymer
8 2 (5.88%) SAML
8 2 (5.88%) Sensu
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) Swagger
8 2 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.94%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Scrum
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Microservices
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (5.88%) Informatics
6 2 (5.88%) Kanban
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.71%) Groovy
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Perl
6 4 (11.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Go
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Terraform
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Chronos
3 2 (5.88%) Graphite
3 2 (5.88%) Kibana
3 2 (5.88%) Marathon
3 2 (5.88%) Mesos
4 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
4 1 (2.94%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.94%) OpenSSO
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk