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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% 2.11% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.42% 8.06% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£313 £300 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
38 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.78% 26.16% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 8
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.36 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% -5.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014, 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 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Groovy
5 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) SAP PM
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) JBoss
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP PM
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) OCPJP
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) JBoss
3 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago