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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.11% 7.69% 5.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 33.33% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
15 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 40.54% 23.08% 39.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 20
Median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +17.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 10 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSL
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Swing
2 5 (50.00%) PhD
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 5 (50.00%) Data Management
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Itk
3 4 (40.00%) Life Science
3 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) PLM
4 3 (30.00%) Document Management
4 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Siemens
4 3 (30.00%) CAD
4 3 (30.00%) Tableau
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) BigMachines
5 2 (20.00%) Primavera

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 2 (20.00%) BigMachines
2 2 (20.00%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Scientist
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) Itk
1 5 (50.00%) Swing
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) CAD
2 3 (30.00%) Document Management
2 3 (30.00%) PLM
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Siemens
1 3 (30.00%) Tableau
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com