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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 104 83 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.38% 13.76% 14.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.80% 31.32% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 68
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
327 265 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.23% 43.95% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 148 163
Average daily rate £338 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -52.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 December 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 December 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.

1 108 (40.91%) Finance
2 92 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (34.09%) SQL
4 83 (31.44%) Spring
5 66 (25.00%) Banking
5 66 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 65 (24.62%) Oracle
6 65 (24.62%) UNIX
7 62 (23.48%) JavaScript
8 61 (23.11%) OO
8 61 (23.11%) XML
9 56 (21.21%) Linux
10 50 (18.94%) Hibernate
11 47 (17.80%) Web Services
12 46 (17.42%) CSS
12 46 (17.42%) Perl
12 46 (17.42%) RDBMS
13 40 (15.15%) JMS
14 38 (14.39%) HTML
15 37 (14.02%) Sybase
15 37 (14.02%) SOA
16 36 (13.64%) PL/SQL
17 34 (12.88%) JSP
18 33 (12.50%) J2EE
18 33 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
19 32 (12.12%) Multithreading
20 31 (11.74%) Windows
21 30 (11.36%) SQL Server
22 28 (10.61%) DB2
23 25 (9.47%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (9.47%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.95%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.06%) Apache
4 6 (2.27%) JBoss
4 6 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.52%) CMS
5 4 (1.52%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.14%) LiveLink
6 3 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.76%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.76%) Node.js
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.38%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.38%) GemFire
8 1 (0.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Endur
3 2 (0.76%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) JDE World
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) Network Security
1 3 (1.14%) SAN
2 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
3 1 (0.38%) DMZ
3 1 (0.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) IPv4
3 1 (0.38%) IPv6
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 46 (17.42%) RDBMS
3 30 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 28 (10.61%) DB2
5 17 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (6.44%) MySQL
6 16 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 15 (5.68%) NoSQL
8 13 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (4.17%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.65%) KDB
12 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Selenium
2 15 (5.68%) JUnit
3 13 (4.92%) CruiseControl
4 12 (4.55%) Maven
5 8 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.27%) Subversion
6 6 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.89%) Ant
8 4 (1.52%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.14%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.14%) Hudson
9 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.76%) Mockito
10 2 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.38%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.38%) SilkTest
General
1 108 (40.91%) Finance
2 66 (25.00%) Banking
3 25 (9.47%) Front Office
4 15 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 181 (68.56%) Developer
2 119 (45.08%) Java Developer
3 27 (10.23%) Architect
3 27 (10.23%) Senior Developer
4 24 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 23 (8.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (6.44%) Designer
7 16 (6.06%) Analyst
8 14 (5.30%) Solutions Designer
9 13 (4.92%) Database Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Technical Leader
11 11 (4.17%) Senior Architect
11 11 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
12 8 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (3.03%) Digital Architect
13 7 (2.65%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.27%) Android Developer
14 6 (2.27%) Senior Designer
15 5 (1.89%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (31.44%) Spring
2 61 (23.11%) XML
3 50 (18.94%) Hibernate
4 47 (17.80%) Web Services
5 46 (17.42%) CSS
6 40 (15.15%) JMS
7 38 (14.39%) HTML
8 34 (12.88%) JSP
9 33 (12.50%) J2EE
10 19 (7.20%) Servlets
10 19 (7.20%) SOAP
10 19 (7.20%) Struts
11 18 (6.82%) .NET
12 17 (6.44%) HTML5
13 16 (6.06%) JSON
13 16 (6.06%) Ajax
13 16 (6.06%) XSLT
13 16 (6.06%) Spring MVC
14 15 (5.68%) Spring Web Flow
14 15 (5.68%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.41%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.27%) Equities
4 6 (2.27%) User Experience
5 4 (1.52%) Derivative
5 4 (1.52%) Open Source
5 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.14%) DataPower
6 3 (1.14%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.76%) Clustering
7 2 (0.76%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.62%) UNIX
2 56 (21.21%) Linux
3 31 (11.74%) Windows
4 6 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.27%) Android
5 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.11%) OO
3 37 (14.02%) SOA
4 33 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (12.12%) Multithreading
6 23 (8.71%) MVC
7 18 (6.82%) ETL
8 17 (6.44%) Unit Testing
8 17 (6.44%) Mentoring
8 17 (6.44%) Data Modelling
8 17 (6.44%) TDD
9 14 (5.30%) Wealth Management
10 13 (4.92%) Web Application Development
10 13 (4.92%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.55%) Scrum
11 12 (4.55%) OOD
12 11 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
12 11 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (34.09%) SQL
2 62 (23.48%) JavaScript
3 46 (17.42%) Perl
4 36 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 20 (7.58%) Shell Script
5 20 (7.58%) C#
6 18 (6.82%) Scala
7 16 (6.06%) Ruby
8 15 (5.68%) VBA
8 15 (5.68%) C++
9 8 (3.03%) Python
10 4 (1.52%) C
10 4 (1.52%) VB
11 2 (0.76%) ABAP
11 2 (0.76%) Jython
11 2 (0.76%) Groovy
12 1 (0.38%) sed
12 1 (0.38%) AWK
12 1 (0.38%) XPath
12 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (5.68%) Degree
2 10 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.38%) QA
1 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 65 (24.62%) Oracle
2 37 (14.02%) Sybase
3 20 (7.58%) IBM
4 7 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.27%) Informatica
6 5 (1.89%) SAP
6 5 (1.89%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.52%) Kofax
7 4 (1.52%) Twitter
8 3 (1.14%) RightFax
8 3 (1.14%) Open Text
8 3 (1.14%) HP
9 2 (0.76%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.76%) Adobe
9 2 (0.76%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.76%) Google
9 2 (0.76%) Perforce
9 2 (0.76%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.76%) Kony
10 1 (0.38%) Guidewire
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