The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.68% 2.94% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 14.29% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £350 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +44.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
12 7 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.71% 20.59% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 25
Median daily rate £290 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £450 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Java.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSL
2 4 (66.67%) Teamcenter
2 4 (66.67%) Itk
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Swing
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) PLM
4 2 (33.33%) CAD
4 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
4 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens NX
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) XPath

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Itk
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSL
3 3 (50.00%) Swing
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) DHTML
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CAD
1 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) PLM
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau
1 1 (16.67%) webMethods