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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 41 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Contract jobs citing J2SE 28 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.98% 1.38% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.79% 5.66% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £355 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
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
219 212 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.15% 24.37% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 87 153
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £65.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +381.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 33 (100.00%) Java
1 33 (100.00%) Sybase
1 33 (100.00%) DB2
1 33 (100.00%) Unix
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
1 33 (100.00%) OO
2 32 (96.97%) OOD
2 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 32 (96.97%) Spring
3 29 (87.88%) Perl
4 28 (84.85%) Finance
4 28 (84.85%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (84.85%) SDLC
5 27 (81.82%) JUnit
5 27 (81.82%) JMS
6 26 (78.79%) RDBMS
6 26 (78.79%) Relational Database
7 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (66.67%) Software Engineering
9 18 (54.55%) Front Office
10 15 (45.45%) Banking
11 13 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (39.39%) Database Tuning
12 11 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (30.30%) Investment Banking
14 9 (27.27%) Equities
15 7 (21.21%) C++
16 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
16 6 (18.18%) Investment Management
16 6 (18.18%) 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 33 (100.00%) DB2
2 26 (78.79%) RDBMS
2 26 (78.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (81.82%) JUnit
General
1 28 (84.85%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) Front Office
3 15 (45.45%) Banking
4 10 (30.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (12.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 26 (78.79%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.03%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Development Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) Spring
2 27 (81.82%) JMS
3 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
3 5 (15.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (84.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (27.27%) Equities
4 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
5 3 (9.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
1 33 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) OO
2 32 (96.97%) OOD
3 28 (84.85%) SDLC
4 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (66.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (39.39%) Database Tuning
6 13 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (18.18%) Investment Management
7 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 6 (18.18%) Wealth Management
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (96.97%) SQL
3 29 (87.88%) Perl
4 7 (21.21%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Sybase
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle