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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 129 136 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.45% 19.62% 22.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.69% 40.00% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 78 105
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £433 £450
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 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
325 340 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.39% 49.06% 57.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 203 273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £15.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +113.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £32.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 109 (46.98%) Finance
2 81 (34.91%) Spring
3 80 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (34.48%) SQL
4 66 (28.45%) Banking
5 61 (26.29%) Linux
6 55 (23.71%) Relational Database
7 53 (22.84%) Hibernate
8 51 (21.98%) UNIX
9 48 (20.69%) Web Services
10 47 (20.26%) JavaScript
11 46 (19.83%) XML
11 46 (19.83%) Sybase
12 42 (18.10%) RDBMS
13 39 (16.81%) SQL Server
13 39 (16.81%) OO
14 38 (16.38%) SOA
15 37 (15.95%) Oracle
16 34 (14.66%) JMS
17 31 (13.36%) Perl
17 31 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
18 30 (12.93%) C#
19 29 (12.50%) Windows
20 28 (12.07%) Investment Banking
21 27 (11.64%) HTML
22 25 (10.78%) .NET
22 25 (10.78%) CSS
23 24 (10.34%) Multithreading
23 24 (10.34%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.31%) JBoss
1 10 (4.31%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.02%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.16%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.16%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.72%) Apache
6 4 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.86%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) Documentum
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Loan IQ
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.43%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.29%) LDAP
1 3 (1.29%) Network Security
1 3 (1.29%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) IPv4
3 1 (0.43%) IPv6
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.43%) VLAN
3 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) WAN
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.71%) Relational Database
2 42 (18.10%) RDBMS
3 39 (16.81%) SQL Server
4 23 (9.91%) DB2
5 16 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (6.03%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (3.88%) MySQL
8 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.16%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (2.16%) Sybase IQ
10 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.16%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.48%) JUnit
2 16 (6.90%) Selenium
3 14 (6.03%) Maven
3 14 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.88%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.59%) JIRA
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.16%) Hudson
7 4 (1.72%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.72%) Ant
8 3 (1.29%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.86%) Mockito
9 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.86%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.86%) Subversion
9 2 (0.86%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.43%) SilkTest
General
1 109 (46.98%) Finance
2 66 (28.45%) Banking
3 28 (12.07%) Investment Banking
4 21 (9.05%) Front Office
5 7 (3.02%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Back Office
7 3 (1.29%) Legal
7 3 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 149 (64.22%) Developer
2 100 (43.10%) Java Developer
3 42 (18.10%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (10.78%) Designer
6 22 (9.48%) Analyst
7 19 (8.19%) Technical Leader
8 18 (7.76%) Solutions Designer
9 12 (5.17%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.31%) Senior Designer
11 9 (3.88%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.45%) Consultant
13 7 (3.02%) Android Developer
14 6 (2.59%) Automation Analyst
14 6 (2.59%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.59%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.59%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.59%) Automation Test Analyst
15 5 (2.16%) Lead Designer
16 4 (1.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.91%) Spring
2 53 (22.84%) Hibernate
3 48 (20.69%) Web Services
4 46 (19.83%) XML
5 34 (14.66%) JMS
6 27 (11.64%) HTML
7 25 (10.78%) .NET
7 25 (10.78%) CSS
8 20 (8.62%) JSP
9 19 (8.19%) SOAP
10 17 (7.33%) J2SE
11 16 (6.90%) JSON
12 11 (4.74%) J2EE
12 11 (4.74%) Java EE
13 10 (4.31%) REST
13 10 (4.31%) EJB
13 10 (4.31%) Servlets
14 9 (3.88%) RESTful
14 9 (3.88%) Apache Camel
15 8 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.47%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (3.88%) Derivative
4 8 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.72%) Equities
8 3 (1.29%) DTCC
8 3 (1.29%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) User Experience
9 2 (0.86%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.86%) Clustering
9 2 (0.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.86%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.29%) Linux
2 51 (21.98%) UNIX
3 29 (12.50%) Windows
4 8 (3.45%) Android
4 8 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.81%) OO
3 38 (16.38%) SOA
4 30 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (10.34%) Multithreading
5 24 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 22 (9.48%) OOD
7 20 (8.62%) Scrum
8 19 (8.19%) Data Modelling
9 15 (6.47%) TDD
10 14 (6.03%) Wealth Management
10 14 (6.03%) ETL
10 14 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.17%) Database Tuning
12 11 (4.74%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.88%) Unit Testing
13 9 (3.88%) BDD
13 9 (3.88%) Change Management
13 9 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (34.48%) SQL
2 47 (20.26%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.36%) Perl
4 30 (12.93%) C#
5 22 (9.48%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.88%) C++
6 9 (3.88%) VBA
7 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.59%) Python
9 5 (2.16%) ABAP
9 5 (2.16%) Jython
9 5 (2.16%) Ruby
9 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.16%) Groovy
10 3 (1.29%) XPath
10 3 (1.29%) C
11 2 (0.86%) Scala
12 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.60%) Degree
2 10 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) CISM
5 1 (0.43%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) GAAP
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) FINREP
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (19.83%) Sybase
2 37 (15.95%) Oracle
3 19 (8.19%) IBM
4 8 (3.45%) Kofax
5 6 (2.59%) SAP
6 5 (2.16%) Cognos
6 5 (2.16%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.29%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.86%) Informatica
9 2 (0.86%) Adobe
10 1 (0.43%) Misys
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) Juniper
10 1 (0.43%) BEA
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco
10 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.43%) Symantec
10 1 (0.43%) VMware
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