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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.41% 1.46% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.95% 10.71% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -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 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
41 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.32% 13.59% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £279 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -60.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 5 (31.25%) ERP
4 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (18.75%) Groovy
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) JBoss
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) JD Edwards
6 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) SAP PM
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Resource Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (18.75%) SAP PM
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) MDX
5 1 (6.25%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Java EE
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
2 5 (31.25%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
1 1 (6.25%) OCPJP
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 3 (18.75%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
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