The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Consultant
Rank - 113 107
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.041% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.044% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £250 £338
% change year-on-year
+56.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2580 2298 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.31% 93.72% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Java Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Java Consultant
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) JavaBeans
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JavaBeans
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss