The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 118 110 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.07% 12.22% 19.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.91% 30.14% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 76
Median daily rate £400 £360 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
257 365 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.71% 40.56% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 175 204
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Java.

1 115 (47.33%) Linux
2 110 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (40.74%) Finance
4 96 (39.51%) Unix
5 95 (39.09%) Spring
6 93 (38.27%) SQL
7 73 (30.04%) Perl
8 72 (29.63%) OO
9 66 (27.16%) Sybase
10 63 (25.93%) DB2
11 60 (24.69%) JUnit
12 59 (24.28%) Relational Database
13 52 (21.40%) JMS
14 50 (20.58%) OOD
14 50 (20.58%) Banking
15 48 (19.75%) RDBMS
16 47 (19.34%) Oracle
17 46 (18.93%) SDLC
18 45 (18.52%) J2SE
19 44 (18.11%) Software Engineering
20 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (16.05%) JavaScript
22 37 (15.23%) HTML
23 36 (14.81%) Hibernate
24 34 (13.99%) Web Services
24 34 (13.99%) Multithreading
25 33 (13.58%) Python
26 32 (13.17%) REST
27 31 (12.76%) Front Office
28 30 (12.35%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (10.70%) JBoss
2 20 (8.23%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.94%) Apache
4 11 (4.53%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (2.88%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (2.88%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (2.47%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.82%) Confluence
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) DOC1
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.35%) Firewall
2 11 (4.53%) HTTP
3 10 (4.12%) DNS
4 8 (3.29%) Internet
5 6 (2.47%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.47%) SSL
6 5 (2.06%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.65%) SAN
8 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.23%) VLAN
8 3 (1.23%) WAN
9 2 (0.82%) LAN
9 2 (0.82%) Network Security
9 2 (0.82%) SSH
10 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (25.93%) DB2
2 59 (24.28%) Relational Database
3 48 (19.75%) RDBMS
4 27 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 19 (7.82%) SQL Server
6 18 (7.41%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.29%) MarkLogic
8 6 (2.47%) GIS
9 5 (2.06%) Big Data
9 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.06%) MySQL
9 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.65%) KDB
10 4 (1.65%) Kdb+
10 4 (1.65%) Spatial Data
11 3 (1.23%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.82%) QGIS
13 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.41%) IBM BigInsights
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (24.69%) JUnit
2 28 (11.52%) Git (software)
3 26 (10.70%) Maven
4 24 (9.88%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.23%) JIRA
6 19 (7.82%) Selenium
7 17 (7.00%) Subversion
8 13 (5.35%) Gradle
9 12 (4.94%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.12%) Ant
11 9 (3.70%) LoadRunner
12 7 (2.88%) JBehave
12 7 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.06%) Artifactory
13 5 (2.06%) CruiseControl
13 5 (2.06%) Fiddler
14 4 (1.65%) Apache Ivy
14 4 (1.65%) HP UFT
14 4 (1.65%) Hudson
14 4 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 99 (40.74%) Finance
2 50 (20.58%) Banking
3 31 (12.76%) Front Office
4 22 (9.05%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.06%) Legal
6 4 (1.65%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 170 (69.96%) Developer
2 112 (46.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (5.76%) C++ Developer
4 13 (5.35%) Senior Developer
5 12 (4.94%) Android Developer
6 10 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (3.70%) Scala Developer
8 8 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (3.29%) Splunk Engineer
9 7 (2.88%) Consultant
10 6 (2.47%) GIS Developer
10 6 (2.47%) MongoDB Developer
10 6 (2.47%) SQL Developer
10 6 (2.47%) Tester
11 5 (2.06%) Java Scrum Master
11 5 (2.06%) Scrum Master
11 5 (2.06%) Security Engineer
11 5 (2.06%) Test Engineer
12 4 (1.65%) Analyst
12 4 (1.65%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (39.09%) Spring
2 52 (21.40%) JMS
3 45 (18.52%) J2SE
4 37 (15.23%) HTML
5 36 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 34 (13.99%) Web Services
7 32 (13.17%) REST
8 30 (12.35%) J2EE
9 25 (10.29%) JSON
10 24 (9.88%) AngularJS
10 24 (9.88%) XML
11 22 (9.05%) SOAP
12 20 (8.23%) HTML5
13 18 (7.41%) CSS
13 18 (7.41%) JSP
14 13 (5.35%) jQuery
14 13 (5.35%) RESTful
14 13 (5.35%) XSLT
15 10 (4.12%) Servlets
16 9 (3.70%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 20 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.58%) Equities
5 14 (5.76%) Derivative
6 10 (4.12%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.29%) DataPower
7 8 (3.29%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.88%) User Experience
9 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.65%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.82%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.82%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) Social Media
10 2 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (47.33%) Linux
2 96 (39.51%) Unix
3 17 (7.00%) Windows
4 13 (5.35%) Android
4 13 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.12%) Solaris
6 7 (2.88%) AIX
7 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.41%) HPUX
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.63%) OO
3 50 (20.58%) OOD
4 46 (18.93%) SDLC
5 44 (18.11%) Software Engineering
6 34 (13.99%) Multithreading
7 26 (10.70%) Unit Testing
8 25 (10.29%) Open Source
9 24 (9.88%) Scrum
10 22 (9.05%) BDD
11 20 (8.23%) SOA
12 19 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (7.00%) TDD
14 16 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (6.17%) Analytics
15 15 (6.17%) Database Tuning
16 13 (5.35%) Workflow
17 12 (4.94%) Android Development
17 12 (4.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (38.27%) SQL
2 73 (30.04%) Perl
3 39 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.58%) Python
5 23 (9.47%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.00%) C++
7 16 (6.58%) C#
8 11 (4.53%) Scala
9 8 (3.29%) Groovy
9 8 (3.29%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.47%) VB
11 5 (2.06%) PHP
11 5 (2.06%) Ruby
11 5 (2.06%) VBA
12 4 (1.65%) XPath
12 4 (1.65%) XQuery
13 3 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.23%) Korn
13 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.41%) Degree
2 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.06%) CISSP
4 5 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.65%) CCNA
5 4 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.23%) SANS
7 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.82%) WCAG
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.06%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) Ansible
2 3 (1.23%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (1.23%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.23%) Puppet
2 3 (1.23%) QRadar
3 2 (0.82%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.82%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.82%) Mesos
3 2 (0.82%) Netcool
3 2 (0.82%) Packer
3 2 (0.82%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.41%) Kibana
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView
4 1 (0.41%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (27.16%) Sybase
2 47 (19.34%) Oracle
3 17 (7.00%) IBM
4 10 (4.12%) HP
4 10 (4.12%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.29%) Splunk
6 4 (1.65%) ESRI
7 3 (1.23%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.23%) MapR
7 3 (1.23%) Reuters
7 3 (1.23%) Symantec
7 3 (1.23%) VMware
8 2 (0.82%) CA
8 2 (0.82%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (0.82%) Perforce
8 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.41%) BMC
9 1 (0.41%) ILOG
9 1 (0.41%) Lotus
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