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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.20% - 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% - 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
128 161 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.86% 24.28% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 86 147
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Sybase
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
3 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) JMS
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (37.50%) Scala
6 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (37.50%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) OOD
6 3 (37.50%) VBA
7 2 (25.00%) Front Office
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
8 1 (12.50%) Law
8 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management

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 8 (100.00%) DB2
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle