The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 39 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Contract jobs citing J2SE 20 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.37% 1.36% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.47% 5.31% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
J2SE
Scotland

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
191 226 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.21% 25.57% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 90 129
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
1 43 (100.00%) Sybase
1 43 (100.00%) DB2
1 43 (100.00%) Unix
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (97.67%) Spring
3 41 (95.35%) SQL
4 39 (90.70%) Perl
4 39 (90.70%) OO
5 38 (88.37%) OOD
6 36 (83.72%) JUnit
6 36 (83.72%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (81.40%) Finance
8 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (79.07%) RDBMS
8 34 (79.07%) Relational Database
9 33 (76.74%) SDLC
10 32 (74.42%) JMS
11 29 (67.44%) Software Engineering
12 21 (48.84%) Front Office
13 18 (41.86%) Equity Derivative
14 16 (37.21%) Banking
15 15 (34.88%) Database Tuning
15 15 (34.88%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (23.26%) Investment Banking
17 9 (20.93%) Equities
18 8 (18.60%) C++
19 7 (16.28%) Multithreading
20 6 (13.95%) Investment Management
20 6 (13.95%) Scala

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) DB2
2 34 (79.07%) RDBMS
2 34 (79.07%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (83.72%) JUnit
General
1 35 (81.40%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Front Office
3 16 (37.21%) Banking
4 10 (23.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 31 (72.09%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C++ Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Scala Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Development Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Development Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) Spring
2 32 (74.42%) JMS
3 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
3 6 (13.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (83.72%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (41.86%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (20.93%) Equities
4 5 (11.63%) Derivative
5 4 (9.30%) Fixed Income
6 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
1 43 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) OO
2 38 (88.37%) OOD
3 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (76.74%) SDLC
5 29 (67.44%) Software Engineering
6 15 (34.88%) Database Tuning
6 15 (34.88%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (16.28%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
8 6 (13.95%) Investment Management
8 6 (13.95%) Wealth Management
9 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (95.35%) SQL
3 39 (90.70%) Perl
4 8 (18.60%) C++
5 6 (13.95%) Scala
6 4 (9.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Sybase
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle