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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Consultant
Rank 578 573 559
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 22 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.015% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.017% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £408 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £483 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

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 19 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 28 November 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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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 -38 22 £450 -5.26% 8
London +11 7 £500 +5.26% 5
East of England -5 3 £450 -7.69% 1
Hertfordshire -8 2 £450 -7.69% 1
South East -27 2 £450 +24.13% 1
North West - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -4 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -8 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 3
Scotland - - - - 1

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) J2EE
3 16 (43.24%) Web Services
4 13 (35.14%) Spring
5 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) SOAP
8 8 (21.62%) JUnit
8 8 (21.62%) JSON
8 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) REST
9 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) SOA
10 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
10 6 (16.22%) XML
10 6 (16.22%) MVC
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) Banking
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) UNIX
11 5 (13.51%) Linux
11 5 (13.51%) HTML
11 5 (13.51%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
11 5 (13.51%) Apache Camel
12 4 (10.81%) JBoss
12 4 (10.81%) HTTP
12 4 (10.81%) JSP
12 4 (10.81%) Struts
12 4 (10.81%) Maven

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) Sonic ESB
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) JUnit
2 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Xcode
4 2 (5.41%) Introscope
5 1 (2.70%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) QUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.70%) FindBugs
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) J2EE
2 16 (43.24%) Web Services
3 13 (35.14%) Spring
4 9 (24.32%) SOAP
5 8 (21.62%) JSON
6 7 (18.92%) REST
7 6 (16.22%) XML
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) Apache Camel
9 4 (10.81%) JSP
9 4 (10.81%) Struts
9 4 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) Ajax
9 4 (10.81%) Java EE
10 3 (8.11%) GWT
10 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
10 3 (8.11%) CSS
10 3 (8.11%) J2SE
10 3 (8.11%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) SOA
2 6 (16.22%) MVC
2 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) TDD
4 3 (8.11%) UML
4 3 (8.11%) OO
4 3 (8.11%) EAI
5 2 (5.41%) BDD
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
6 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.70%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.70%) Content Management
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.41%) XPath
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Sencha
2 3 (8.11%) Splunk
3 2 (5.41%) Pega
3 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) GoldenSource
3 2 (5.41%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) HP