The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 currently tracked.

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 587 547 569
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Consultant 17 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.035% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.038% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
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£425 £588 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 July 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 30 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 July 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 -7 16 £450 -25.00% 11
London +10 10 £625 +4.16% 8
City of London +6 3 £625 +4.16% 4
South East -24 2 £388 -
Scotland -21 1 £400 +60.00%
North West - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 £393 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £393 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) Spring
2 16 (47.06%) J2EE
3 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) UNIX
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) XML
6 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
6 8 (23.53%) Scrum
7 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) Maven
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.59%) JUnit
8 6 (17.65%) SOA
8 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (17.65%) HTML5
9 5 (14.71%) Android
9 5 (14.71%) BDD
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) C#
9 5 (14.71%) SOAP
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 4 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (11.76%) MySQL
10 4 (11.76%) JBoss

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.94%) Liferay
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JUnit
1 7 (20.59%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.88%) Introscope
3 2 (5.88%) Xcode
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) PhoneGap
3 2 (5.88%) Gradle
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.94%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) JBehave
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) J2EE
1 16 (47.06%) Spring
2 12 (35.29%) Web Services
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 6 (17.65%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) SOAP
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
7 4 (11.76%) REST
7 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.82%) Java SE
8 3 (8.82%) JSON
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
9 2 (5.88%) JSF
9 2 (5.88%) JDBC
9 2 (5.88%) JSP
9 2 (5.88%) .NET
9 2 (5.88%) XSLT
9 2 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) TDD
2 8 (23.53%) Scrum
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) SOA
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 3 (8.82%) Information Management
7 3 (8.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Change Control
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (5.88%) EAI
9 1 (2.94%) RAD
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL
9 1 (2.94%) UML
9 1 (2.94%) Validation
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Perforce
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
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