The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dundee region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 13.33% 36.84% 17.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 53.85% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 56.67% 68.42% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Average daily rate £263 £231 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.72 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.33% -46.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Scotland

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Dundee region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Dundee region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Java
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Struts
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) BPEL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) Dojo
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Struts
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
1 3 (60.00%) Dojo
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BPEL
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft