The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Consultant
Rank 131 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.043% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -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 - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2542 2316 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.20% 93.96% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1122 1141
Average daily rate £365 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 112
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Consultant
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) JavaBeans
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JavaBeans
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase