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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.00% 8.33% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 26.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Java
Scotland

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 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 52.00% 31.94% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 15
Average daily rate £530 £285 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.96% -22.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Data Management
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (50.00%) Life Science
3 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) PLM
4 3 (37.50%) Teamcenter
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Document Management
4 3 (37.50%) CAD
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Siemens
4 3 (37.50%) Swing
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) Tableau
4 3 (37.50%) Itk
5 2 (25.00%) BigMachines
5 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Teamcenter
2 2 (25.00%) BigMachines
2 2 (25.00%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Scientist
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Itk
1 3 (37.50%) Swing
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSL
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 4 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) CAD
2 3 (37.50%) Document Management
2 3 (37.50%) PLM
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PhD
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Siemens
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 6 days ago