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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Consultant
Rank 609 575 571
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 15 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.034% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.037% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
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£550 £400 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £388 £250
% change year-on-year
+41.93% +55.00%
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
53473 51353 48123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.48% 92.45% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33986 31093 28245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2035 2149
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 August 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 9 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 August 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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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
England -10 14 £550 +30.56% 3
London +5 6 £500 -20.00% 2
Cheshire -2 6 £550 - 1
North West -12 6 £550 +46.66% 1
Warrington - 5 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 -
East of England - 2 £475 -
Scotland -1 1 £388 -3.12%
Edinburgh -5 1 £388 -3.12%

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) Spring
6 8 (34.78%) SOA
6 8 (34.78%) J2EE
7 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) JBoss
8 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
8 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
8 5 (21.74%) Maven
8 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) SOAP
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) JUnit
10 3 (13.04%) Middleware
10 3 (13.04%) TDD
10 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
10 3 (13.04%) REST
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) SDLC
10 3 (13.04%) Loose Coupling
11 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
11 2 (8.70%) jQuery

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 6 (26.09%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Jetty
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) VisualVM
4 1 (4.35%) GitLab
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) FishEye
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Spring
2 8 (34.78%) J2EE
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
7 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
7 1 (4.35%) XSLT
7 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) B2C
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) ABAP
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
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