The first table below looks at the demand for Java 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 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 Programming Languages 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
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 135 209 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.65% 23.09% 9.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.06% 39.66% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 108 53
Average daily rate £375 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 527 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.05% 58.23% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 275 163
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Scotland

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java 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.

1 94 (43.72%) Spring
2 88 (40.93%) Finance
3 84 (39.07%) SQL
4 74 (34.42%) Oracle
5 73 (33.95%) J2EE
6 69 (32.09%) Relational Database
7 63 (29.30%) XML
7 63 (29.30%) UNIX
8 58 (26.98%) Hibernate
9 55 (25.58%) Linux
9 55 (25.58%) RDBMS
10 53 (24.65%) HTML
11 46 (21.40%) OO
12 44 (20.47%) JavaScript
13 38 (17.67%) JSP
13 38 (17.67%) Oracle Database
14 37 (17.21%) Maven
15 36 (16.74%) JSF
15 36 (16.74%) Perl
16 35 (16.28%) Banking
17 33 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (15.35%) Sybase
17 33 (15.35%) JMS
18 31 (14.42%) Subversion
19 29 (13.49%) Unit Testing
20 28 (13.02%) Eclipse
20 28 (13.02%) Web Services
21 27 (12.56%) JUnit
22 26 (12.09%) Servlets
22 26 (12.09%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (10.23%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.51%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.58%) Apache
4 6 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.86%) IIS
5 4 (1.86%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.40%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.93%) CMS
7 2 (0.93%) GemFire
8 1 (0.47%) Mule
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) HTTP
2 4 (1.86%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.40%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.40%) LDAP
3 3 (1.40%) SSL
3 3 (1.40%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (32.09%) Relational Database
2 55 (25.58%) RDBMS
3 38 (17.67%) Oracle Database
4 22 (10.23%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.37%) DB2
6 9 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.72%) MySQL
7 8 (3.72%) KDB
8 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.79%) Star Schema
9 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.86%) Ingres
10 4 (1.86%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.93%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.93%) OLTP
11 2 (0.93%) OLAP
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (17.21%) Maven
2 31 (14.42%) Subversion
3 28 (13.02%) Eclipse
4 27 (12.56%) JUnit
5 20 (9.30%) Ant
6 16 (7.44%) Selenium
7 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.79%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.33%) JBehave
10 4 (1.86%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.86%) JDeveloper
10 4 (1.86%) JIRA
10 4 (1.86%) WATIR
10 4 (1.86%) Hudson
10 4 (1.86%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (1.86%) RSpec
10 4 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.86%) Gradle
11 3 (1.40%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.40%) Fiddler
General
1 88 (40.93%) Finance
2 35 (16.28%) Banking
3 22 (10.23%) Front Office
4 7 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 153 (71.16%) Developer
2 120 (55.81%) Java Developer
3 23 (10.70%) Analyst
4 15 (6.98%) Programmer
5 13 (6.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (6.05%) Java Programmer
6 12 (5.58%) Architect
6 12 (5.58%) Senior Developer
6 12 (5.58%) Analyst Programmer
7 10 (4.65%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 9 (4.19%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 9 (4.19%) Java Architect
9 8 (3.72%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.26%) Senior Programmer
10 7 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.26%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (3.26%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.26%) Consultant
11 6 (2.79%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (43.72%) Spring
2 73 (33.95%) J2EE
3 63 (29.30%) XML
4 58 (26.98%) Hibernate
5 53 (24.65%) HTML
6 38 (17.67%) JSP
7 36 (16.74%) JSF
8 33 (15.35%) JMS
9 28 (13.02%) Web Services
10 26 (12.09%) Servlets
11 22 (10.23%) Struts
12 21 (9.77%) JSTL
13 20 (9.30%) .NET
14 19 (8.84%) Tapestry
15 17 (7.91%) EJB
16 16 (7.44%) JSON
16 16 (7.44%) CSS
17 14 (6.51%) J2SE
18 12 (5.58%) jQuery
19 11 (5.12%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.05%) Equities
3 10 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.26%) Open Source
6 6 (2.79%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.79%) Derivative
6 6 (2.79%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.86%) PKI
9 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.93%) Physics
10 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.30%) UNIX
2 55 (25.58%) Linux
3 21 (9.77%) Windows
4 13 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.40%) OO
2 33 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.49%) Unit Testing
4 26 (12.09%) SOA
5 25 (11.63%) MVC
6 19 (8.84%) OOD
6 19 (8.84%) Technical Analysis
6 19 (8.84%) Multithreading
7 17 (7.91%) Scrum
8 15 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (6.51%) ETL
9 14 (6.51%) UML
10 12 (5.58%) TDD
10 12 (5.58%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (5.12%) Data Modelling
11 11 (5.12%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.19%) Low Latency
12 9 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.72%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (39.07%) SQL
2 44 (20.47%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.74%) Perl
4 23 (10.70%) C#
5 21 (9.77%) PL/SQL
6 17 (7.91%) Python
7 16 (7.44%) C++
8 15 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.79%) Groovy
10 5 (2.33%) Scala
11 4 (1.86%) C
12 3 (1.40%) XQuery
13 2 (0.93%) VBA
13 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.47%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.47%) Ruby
14 1 (0.47%) LotusScript
14 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.05%) Sun Certification
1 13 (6.05%) OCPJP
2 7 (3.26%) Degree
3 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 8 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.26%) Puppet
2 7 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 74 (34.42%) Oracle
2 33 (15.35%) Sybase
3 16 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.98%) Sun
5 14 (6.51%) IBM
6 11 (5.12%) JBoss
7 7 (3.26%) HP
8 6 (2.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.86%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.86%) VMware
9 4 (1.86%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.40%) Informatica
10 3 (1.40%) Kofax
11 2 (0.93%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.93%) Google
12 1 (0.47%) Alterian
12 1 (0.47%) Cognos
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