The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE 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 Java SE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 58 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Java SE 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% 1.19% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 4.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.50 -
Java SE
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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
232 166 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.02% 28.33% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 90 168
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 £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £395 £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%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the Glasgow region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Java SE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java SE 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 Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java