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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Consultant
Rank 540 533 509
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 17 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.013% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.015% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate
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£405 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £450 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £573 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.49% +18.33%
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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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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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
South West - 4 £400 -
East of England - 3 £450 -
South East - 3 £493 -
London +13 2 £240 -46.66% 6
North West 0 2 - -
North East - 2 £275 -
Yorkshire - - - -
Java Consultant
UK

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) J2EE
3 14 (36.84%) Spring
4 13 (34.21%) Web Services
5 12 (31.58%) Oracle
6 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) SOAP
6 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) REST
8 9 (23.68%) JUnit
9 8 (21.05%) JSON
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) MVC
11 6 (15.79%) Banking
11 6 (15.79%) Maven
11 6 (15.79%) JBoss
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) HTML
11 6 (15.79%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) XML
12 5 (13.16%) CSS
12 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) Finance
12 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
12 5 (13.16%) BDD
13 4 (10.53%) Apache Camel
13 4 (10.53%) Ajax
13 4 (10.53%) jQuery
13 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) Sonic ESB
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.63%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) SSH
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) JUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) TestNG
5 2 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Xcode
6 1 (2.63%) Introscope
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Grunt
6 1 (2.63%) QUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) J2EE
2 14 (36.84%) Spring
3 13 (34.21%) Web Services
4 11 (28.95%) SOAP
5 10 (26.32%) REST
6 8 (21.05%) JSON
7 6 (15.79%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) XML
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
8 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
9 4 (10.53%) Apache Camel
9 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 4 (10.53%) jQuery
10 3 (7.89%) J2SE
10 3 (7.89%) JSP
10 3 (7.89%) Struts
10 3 (7.89%) GWT
10 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
10 3 (7.89%) Java EE
10 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
3 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) TDD
1 7 (18.42%) MVC
2 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) BDD
3 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
3 4 (10.53%) OO
3 4 (10.53%) SOA
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
4 3 (7.89%) Loose Coupling
5 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) EAI
6 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) XPath
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (2.63%) OpenView
1 1 (2.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Informatica
3 3 (7.89%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) Sencha
4 2 (5.26%) GoldenSource
4 2 (5.26%) Pega
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Siebel
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk