The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Consultant
Rank 406 414 414
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.036% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.038% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £323 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.03% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £321 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £325 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £250 £406
% change year-on-year
+57.00% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Java Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Java Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Java Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
City of London - - - - 2
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Java Consultant
England

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (12.50%) Splunk
6 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
6 2 (12.50%) GoldenSource
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Java EE
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) Xcode
6 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) ActionScript

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Xcode
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Introscope
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 2 (12.50%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) Struts
6 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) BDD
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) EAI
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Splunk
1 2 (12.50%) GoldenSource
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Pega