The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 114 158 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.09% 22.73% 25.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 44.51% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 100 101
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
Java
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
323 355 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.08% 51.08% 60.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 217 278
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.75 - £12.18
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 - £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 - £35.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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.

1 100 (46.73%) Finance
2 89 (41.59%) SQL
3 81 (37.85%) Spring
4 75 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (33.64%) Banking
6 62 (28.97%) Linux
7 60 (28.04%) Relational Database
8 56 (26.17%) Sybase
9 53 (24.77%) UNIX
10 51 (23.83%) Hibernate
11 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
12 45 (21.03%) RDBMS
13 44 (20.56%) XML
14 43 (20.09%) OO
15 41 (19.16%) Web Services
16 40 (18.69%) Perl
17 37 (17.29%) Oracle
17 37 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (16.82%) C#
19 34 (15.89%) Investment Banking
19 34 (15.89%) Performance Tuning
20 32 (14.95%) SQL Server
21 31 (14.49%) JMS
21 31 (14.49%) SOA
22 30 (14.02%) Software Engineering
23 28 (13.08%) DB2
24 27 (12.62%) CSS
24 27 (12.62%) OOD
24 27 (12.62%) Front Office
25 26 (12.15%) PL/SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (4.67%) JBoss
2 7 (3.27%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.34%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.34%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.87%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.93%) IIS
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.47%) Documentum
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Loan IQ
2 4 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (1.40%) Network Security
1 3 (1.40%) LDAP
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.47%) VLAN
3 1 (0.47%) CTI
3 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) IPv4
3 1 (0.47%) IPv6
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.04%) Relational Database
2 45 (21.03%) RDBMS
3 32 (14.95%) SQL Server
4 28 (13.08%) DB2
5 15 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.74%) MySQL
8 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.34%) SAP HANA
9 5 (2.34%) Sybase IQ
9 5 (2.34%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.87%) Big Data
11 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.40%) KDB
Development Applications
1 25 (11.68%) JUnit
2 17 (7.94%) Selenium
3 14 (6.54%) Maven
4 13 (6.07%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.74%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.80%) JIRA
7 5 (2.34%) Hudson
7 5 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.34%) CruiseControl
7 5 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (2.34%) Ant
8 4 (1.87%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.87%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.40%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.93%) Subversion
11 1 (0.47%) QUnit
11 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
General
1 100 (46.73%) Finance
2 72 (33.64%) Banking
3 34 (15.89%) Investment Banking
4 27 (12.62%) Front Office
5 7 (3.27%) Retail
6 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
7 3 (1.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 137 (64.02%) Developer
2 90 (42.06%) Java Developer
3 45 (21.03%) Senior Developer
4 34 (15.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (9.35%) Designer
6 18 (8.41%) Analyst
7 15 (7.01%) Solutions Designer
8 14 (6.54%) SQL Developer
9 13 (6.07%) Technical Leader
10 9 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Designer
11 7 (3.27%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.80%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.80%) Consultant
12 6 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) Systems Integration Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) Android Developer
13 5 (2.34%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (37.85%) Spring
2 51 (23.83%) Hibernate
3 44 (20.56%) XML
4 41 (19.16%) Web Services
5 31 (14.49%) JMS
6 27 (12.62%) CSS
7 25 (11.68%) HTML
7 25 (11.68%) .NET
8 23 (10.75%) JSP
9 22 (10.28%) J2SE
10 17 (7.94%) SOAP
11 13 (6.07%) JSON
12 12 (5.61%) EJB
12 12 (5.61%) Servlets
13 10 (4.67%) DHTML
13 10 (4.67%) J2EE
13 10 (4.67%) XSL
13 10 (4.67%) RESTful
14 9 (4.21%) Ajax
14 9 (4.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.94%) Equity Derivative
3 13 (6.07%) Derivative
4 9 (4.21%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.74%) Equities
6 6 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) DTCC
9 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.93%) Clustering
11 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.97%) Linux
2 53 (24.77%) UNIX
3 22 (10.28%) Windows
4 8 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.27%) Android
6 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.09%) OO
3 34 (15.89%) Performance Tuning
4 31 (14.49%) SOA
5 30 (14.02%) Software Engineering
6 27 (12.62%) OOD
7 21 (9.81%) Data Modelling
7 21 (9.81%) Scrum
8 19 (8.88%) Wealth Management
9 18 (8.41%) Multithreading
10 15 (7.01%) TDD
10 15 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.54%) Database Tuning
12 13 (6.07%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (4.67%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.21%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.21%) BDD
15 9 (4.21%) Investment Management
16 8 (3.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (41.59%) SQL
2 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
3 40 (18.69%) Perl
4 36 (16.82%) C#
5 26 (12.15%) PL/SQL
6 13 (6.07%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.61%) C++
8 10 (4.67%) VBA
8 10 (4.67%) Python
9 5 (2.34%) Groovy
9 5 (2.34%) Jython
9 5 (2.34%) ABAP
9 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.87%) Ruby
10 4 (1.87%) Scala
11 3 (1.40%) XPath
11 3 (1.40%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (6.07%) Degree
1 13 (6.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) CISM
4 1 (0.47%) CFA
4 1 (0.47%) CISSP
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) FINREP
1 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.47%) SLA
1 1 (0.47%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (26.17%) Sybase
2 37 (17.29%) Oracle
3 10 (4.67%) IBM
4 8 (3.74%) Kofax
5 6 (2.80%) SAP
6 5 (2.34%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.87%) Cognos
8 3 (1.40%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe
10 1 (0.47%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) Juniper
10 1 (0.47%) BEA
10 1 (0.47%) Informatica
10 1 (0.47%) Misys
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco
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Rate: Competitive
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Rate: £Excellent
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