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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 53 66 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing J2SE 12 5 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.39% 0.62% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 1.84% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £54.50
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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
211 272 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.48% 33.71% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 129 118
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) JUnit
2 22 (95.65%) JMS
2 22 (95.65%) UNIX
2 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 22 (95.65%) Sybase
2 22 (95.65%) DB2
2 22 (95.65%) Spring
3 21 (91.30%) RDBMS
3 21 (91.30%) Relational Database
4 19 (82.61%) OO
5 18 (78.26%) Perl
5 18 (78.26%) OOD
5 18 (78.26%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (78.26%) SDLC
6 17 (73.91%) Finance
6 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
7 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (52.17%) Database Tuning
8 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (39.13%) Banking
9 9 (39.13%) Front Office
9 9 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (30.43%) Investment Banking
11 5 (21.74%) Wealth Management
11 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
12 4 (17.39%) Scala
12 4 (17.39%) Big Data
13 2 (8.70%) Legal

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (95.65%) DB2
2 21 (91.30%) RDBMS
2 21 (91.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) SQLite
4 1 (4.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Front Office
3 7 (30.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (95.65%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) JMS
1 22 (95.65%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) UNIX
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) OO
2 18 (78.26%) OOD
2 18 (78.26%) SDLC
3 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
4 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Database Tuning
5 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (21.74%) Wealth Management
6 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) People Management
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Android Development
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 18 (78.26%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Sybase