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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 149 118 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.13% 17.88% 11.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.89% 42.29% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 52
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £294 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
427 279 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.08% 42.27% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 139 164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 129 (42.30%) SQL
2 105 (34.43%) UNIX
3 104 (34.10%) Spring
4 101 (33.11%) Finance
5 95 (31.15%) Linux
6 87 (28.52%) Banking
7 84 (27.54%) Relational Database
8 72 (23.61%) Oracle
9 70 (22.95%) Hibernate
10 63 (20.66%) HTML
11 62 (20.33%) Perl
11 62 (20.33%) OO
12 61 (20.00%) XML
13 57 (18.69%) J2EE
14 56 (18.36%) JavaScript
15 51 (16.72%) Multithreading
16 48 (15.74%) CSS
17 47 (15.41%) Sybase
18 46 (15.08%) JSP
19 45 (14.75%) JMS
19 45 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (14.10%) Web Services
20 43 (14.10%) C#
20 43 (14.10%) PL/SQL
21 41 (13.44%) Front Office
22 40 (13.11%) Tomcat
22 40 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
23 39 (12.79%) Unit Testing
24 38 (12.46%) RDBMS
25 36 (11.80%) Shell Script

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (13.11%) Tomcat
2 27 (8.85%) WebSphere
3 18 (5.90%) Apache
4 9 (2.95%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.30%) IIS
5 7 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.31%) CMS
6 4 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.31%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.98%) Node.js
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.66%) GemFire
8 2 (0.66%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.66%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.33%) SAS
9 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.33%) Mule
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.66%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.66%) Endur
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.90%) HTTP
2 7 (2.30%) Firewall
3 5 (1.64%) LDAP
3 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.64%) DNS
4 4 (1.31%) SAN
4 4 (1.31%) DMZ
4 4 (1.31%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.98%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.98%) X.509
5 3 (0.98%) SSL
6 2 (0.66%) LAN
6 2 (0.66%) WAN
7 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.54%) Relational Database
2 38 (12.46%) RDBMS
3 32 (10.49%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.52%) DB2
5 23 (7.54%) KDB
6 14 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.59%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (4.26%) Neo4j
8 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.31%) Ingres
11 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.98%) MySQL
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.66%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (5.57%) JUnit
1 17 (5.57%) CruiseControl
1 17 (5.57%) Selenium
2 16 (5.25%) Subversion
3 13 (4.26%) Maven
4 9 (2.95%) Ant
5 7 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.31%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.31%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (0.98%) Hudson
8 3 (0.98%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.33%) JBehave
10 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 101 (33.11%) Finance
2 87 (28.52%) Banking
3 41 (13.44%) Front Office
4 15 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.98%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (77.70%) Developer
2 166 (54.43%) Java Developer
3 21 (6.89%) Senior Developer
4 20 (6.56%) Analyst
5 16 (5.25%) C# Developer
5 16 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (4.26%) WPF Developer
7 12 (3.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (3.61%) SQL Developer
9 10 (3.28%) C++ Developer
9 10 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 9 (2.95%) Programmer
10 9 (2.95%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.95%) Architect
11 8 (2.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (2.62%) J2EE Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Database Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Java Programmer
12 7 (2.30%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (34.10%) Spring
2 70 (22.95%) Hibernate
3 63 (20.66%) HTML
4 61 (20.00%) XML
5 57 (18.69%) J2EE
6 48 (15.74%) CSS
7 46 (15.08%) JSP
8 45 (14.75%) JMS
9 43 (14.10%) Web Services
10 36 (11.80%) .NET
11 25 (8.20%) Spring MVC
12 24 (7.87%) REST
13 21 (6.89%) iBATIS
13 21 (6.89%) Struts
14 19 (6.23%) XSLT
14 19 (6.23%) JDBC
15 18 (5.90%) Ajax
15 18 (5.90%) GWT
16 17 (5.57%) Spring Web Flow
17 15 (4.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (8.52%) Equities
3 10 (3.28%) Derivative
4 6 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (1.97%) Fixed Income
4 6 (1.97%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.31%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.31%) DataPower
5 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.31%) Open Source
5 4 (1.31%) PKI
6 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.98%) Physics
7 2 (0.66%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 105 (34.43%) UNIX
2 95 (31.15%) Linux
3 34 (11.15%) Windows
4 13 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.33%) OO
2 51 (16.72%) Multithreading
3 45 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (12.79%) Unit Testing
6 30 (9.84%) MVC
7 24 (7.87%) SOA
8 19 (6.23%) Data Modelling
8 19 (6.23%) OOD
9 17 (5.57%) ETL
9 17 (5.57%) Web Design
9 17 (5.57%) Web Application Development
10 15 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (3.93%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.93%) Technical Analysis
12 11 (3.61%) Business Analysis
12 11 (3.61%) Wealth Management
13 9 (2.95%) Algorithmic Trading
13 9 (2.95%) Migration
13 9 (2.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 129 (42.30%) SQL
2 62 (20.33%) Perl
3 56 (18.36%) JavaScript
4 43 (14.10%) C#
4 43 (14.10%) PL/SQL
5 36 (11.80%) Shell Script
6 27 (8.85%) C++
7 19 (6.23%) Python
8 14 (4.59%) VBA
9 12 (3.93%) Scala
10 8 (2.62%) VB
10 8 (2.62%) C
11 3 (0.98%) AWK
12 2 (0.66%) Jython
12 2 (0.66%) Groovy
12 2 (0.66%) ABAP
12 2 (0.66%) VBScript
12 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) Clojure
13 1 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (4.59%) Degree
2 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) PhD
4 1 (0.33%) CCNA
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.33%) SLA
1 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.98%) Puppet
2 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.66%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 72 (23.61%) Oracle
2 47 (15.41%) Sybase
3 17 (5.57%) IBM
4 9 (2.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.95%) Informatica
5 8 (2.62%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.97%) HP
6 6 (1.97%) ForgeRock
7 5 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.64%) SAP
7 5 (1.64%) JBoss
8 4 (1.31%) Perforce
8 4 (1.31%) Twitter
9 2 (0.66%) RightFax
9 2 (0.66%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.66%) Open Text
9 2 (0.66%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.66%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe
9 2 (0.66%) Sun
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