The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 59 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.31% 1.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
269 380 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.16% 41.99% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 89
Average daily rate £325 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.89 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% -38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2SE
Scotland

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 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (92.86%) JMS
2 13 (92.86%) Perl
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
2 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) Sybase
3 12 (85.71%) DB2
3 12 (85.71%) Front Office
3 12 (85.71%) Finance
4 11 (78.57%) OOD
4 11 (78.57%) OO
5 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (14.29%) Scala
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 2 (14.29%) VBA
10 1 (7.14%) Equities

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (85.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) JUnit
General
1 12 (85.71%) Front Office
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) UNIX
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OOD
1 11 (78.57%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Perl
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Sybase
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