The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Consultant
Rank 564 547 503
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 15 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.034% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.037% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
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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 £288 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £355 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.08% -13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Java Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
England -11 14 £405 -10.00% 7
South West -5 3 £400 - 1
London -8 3 £545 +21.11% 3
South East -18 3 £493 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £275 -
East of England - 2 £450 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £275 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £450 - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Woking - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
North West - - - -

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (42.86%) J2EE
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
3 14 (40.00%) Spring
4 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) SOAP
5 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) REST
6 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) JUnit
7 9 (25.71%) JSON
8 8 (22.86%) Maven
9 7 (20.00%) TDD
9 7 (20.00%) JBoss
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
10 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
11 5 (14.29%) CSS
11 5 (14.29%) SOA
12 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
12 4 (11.43%) HTTP
12 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
12 4 (11.43%) JSP
12 4 (11.43%) Informatica
12 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) Jetty
4 1 (2.86%) Mule
4 1 (2.86%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.71%) SSH
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JUnit
2 8 (22.86%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) TestNG
4 3 (8.57%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) GitLab
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.86%) Grunt
6 1 (2.86%) VisualVM
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) FishEye
6 1 (2.86%) QUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Introscope
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) J2EE
1 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) Spring
3 11 (31.43%) SOAP
3 11 (31.43%) REST
4 9 (25.71%) JSON
5 7 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
7 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (11.43%) JSP
8 4 (11.43%) jQuery
8 4 (11.43%) Apache Camel
9 3 (8.57%) Ext JS
9 3 (8.57%) GWT
9 3 (8.57%) JPA
9 3 (8.57%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) Java EE
9 3 (8.57%) J2SE
10 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) TDD
2 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) EAI
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) XPath
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) CA Wily
1 1 (2.86%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Informatica
3 3 (8.57%) Sencha
3 3 (8.57%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Perforce
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Siebel