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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 59 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing J2SE 11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.24% 1.30% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 3.28% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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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
210 274 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.76% 39.65% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 164 174
Average daily rate £388 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -15.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) JUnit
2 17 (94.44%) JMS
2 17 (94.44%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Sybase
2 17 (94.44%) DB2
2 17 (94.44%) Spring
3 16 (88.89%) Perl
3 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 16 (88.89%) RDBMS
3 16 (88.89%) Relational Database
4 13 (72.22%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (72.22%) Database Tuning
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) Finance
5 11 (61.11%) OO
5 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (55.56%) OOD
6 10 (55.56%) Banking
6 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
7 8 (44.44%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (38.89%) Front Office
9 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
10 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
10 4 (22.22%) Equities
10 4 (22.22%) Wealth Management
10 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
11 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (11.11%) Electronic Trading

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (94.44%) DB2
2 16 (88.89%) RDBMS
2 16 (88.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQLite
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Front Office
4 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) JMS
1 17 (94.44%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 4 (22.22%) Equities
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) UNIX
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Database Tuning
1 13 (72.22%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (61.11%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) OOD
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Market Making
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Perl
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Sybase