The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Consultant
Rank 567 552 521
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 22 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £408 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £483 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Java Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Java Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Java Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 6 £450 -5.26% 2
East of England -15 3 £450 -7.69%
South East -20 2 £450 +24.13% 1
North West - 2 - -
Yorkshire -9 1 £350 -
Java Consultant
UK

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Consultant in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) J2EE
3 14 (40.00%) Web Services
3 14 (40.00%) Spring
4 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (28.57%) Oracle
6 9 (25.71%) SOAP
7 8 (22.86%) JUnit
7 8 (22.86%) JSON
7 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) MVC
9 6 (17.14%) TDD
9 6 (17.14%) Banking
9 6 (17.14%) HTML
9 6 (17.14%) XML
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) SOA
9 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
10 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.43%) Ajax
11 4 (11.43%) Java EE
11 4 (11.43%) jQuery
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
11 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.43%) Struts
11 4 (11.43%) CSS

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) JBoss
1 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) SSH
2 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
4 2 (5.71%) Xcode
4 2 (5.71%) Introscope
5 1 (2.86%) Grunt
5 1 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.86%) QUnit
5 1 (2.86%) TestNG
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) J2EE
2 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) Spring
3 9 (25.71%) SOAP
4 8 (22.86%) JSON
5 7 (20.00%) REST
6 6 (17.14%) HTML
6 6 (17.14%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) Ajax
7 4 (11.43%) Java EE
7 4 (11.43%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.43%) Struts
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) JSP
7 4 (11.43%) Apache Camel
8 3 (8.57%) J2SE
8 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (8.57%) Ext JS
8 3 (8.57%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) MVC
1 6 (17.14%) TDD
1 6 (17.14%) SOA
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) BDD
4 3 (8.57%) EAI
4 3 (8.57%) UML
4 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) High Availability
6 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) XPath
5 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
2 3 (8.57%) Sencha
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) GoldenSource
3 2 (5.71%) Perforce
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (5.71%) Pega
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) Siebel