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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 56 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.94% 0.84% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 2.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £323
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +39.53%
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
230 168 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.83% 28.24% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 92 164
Average daily rate £350 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £396 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (100.00%) Sybase
1 10 (100.00%) DB2
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) JMS
1 10 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Database Tuning
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) OOD
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (20.00%) Equities
6 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (100.00%) DB2
1 10 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) JMS
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Equity Derivative
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Database Tuning
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Market Making
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sybase
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