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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Java 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.57% 5.69% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.09% 17.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
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 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
23 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.86% 33.33% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 21
Average daily rate £285 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £316 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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 £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) YourKit
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens NX
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) OCPJP
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) YourKit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) EDI
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (16.67%) OCPJP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards