The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 58 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing J2SE 11 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.26% 0.28% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 0.72% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £383 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £448
% change year-on-year
- -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 276 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.83% 38.33% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 177 190
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Glasgow region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) JUnit
2 21 (95.45%) JMS
2 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Sybase
2 21 (95.45%) DB2
2 21 (95.45%) Spring
3 20 (90.91%) Relational Database
3 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 20 (90.91%) RDBMS
4 17 (77.27%) Finance
4 17 (77.27%) Perl
5 15 (68.18%) OO
5 15 (68.18%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (68.18%) SDLC
6 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (63.64%) Database Tuning
6 14 (63.64%) OOD
6 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
7 13 (59.09%) Banking
8 9 (40.91%) Equity Derivative
8 9 (40.91%) Investment Banking
9 8 (36.36%) Front Office
10 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
10 7 (31.82%) Investment Management
11 4 (18.18%) Big Data
11 4 (18.18%) Scala
11 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) DB2
2 20 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 20 (90.91%) RDBMS
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Investment Banking
4 8 (36.36%) Front Office
5 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (95.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) JMS
1 21 (95.45%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (40.91%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 4 (18.18%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) UNIX
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) OO
1 15 (68.18%) SDLC
2 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (63.64%) Database Tuning
2 14 (63.64%) OOD
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
3 7 (31.82%) Investment Management
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Market Making
4 2 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Sybase