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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 18 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.80% 15.63% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 41.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

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
34 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 49.28% 37.50% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Median daily rate £291 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.27% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £382 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £506 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017, 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%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) HBase
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Kafka
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (33.33%) Siemens NX
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Tcl
3 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (33.33%) webMethods
3 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 2 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) PLM
3 2 (33.33%) Teamcenter
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 2 (33.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) HBase
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) DHTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Itk
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSL
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) CAD
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) PLM
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Tcl
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) webMethods