The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Java 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
13 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.55% 35.87% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 19
Average daily rate £350 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £207 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Aberdeen region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Aberdeen region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (25.00%) OCPJP
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) VHDL
5 1 (12.50%) Verilog
5 1 (12.50%) JNI
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JNI
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) VHDL
3 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) OCPJP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft