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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.70% 5.79% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 14.58% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
20 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.99% 39.67% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 17
Average daily rate £333 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) Teamcenter
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Siemens NX
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) AutoCAD
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) DHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Siemens NX
1 2 (28.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Teamcenter
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) YourKit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) DHTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) XSL
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (14.29%) Itk
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP
2 1 (14.29%) Tcl
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods