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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 160 117 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.76% 17.89% 14.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.21% 42.39% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 50 69
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £405
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 £35.00 £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
430 276 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.41% 42.20% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 134 184
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 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 132 (40.49%) SQL
2 113 (34.66%) UNIX
3 110 (33.74%) Finance
4 108 (33.13%) Spring
5 95 (29.14%) Linux
6 93 (28.53%) Relational Database
7 90 (27.61%) Banking
8 87 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (23.93%) Oracle
10 74 (22.70%) Hibernate
11 72 (22.09%) OO
12 69 (21.17%) Perl
13 67 (20.55%) XML
14 65 (19.94%) HTML
14 65 (19.94%) JavaScript
15 57 (17.48%) J2EE
16 50 (15.34%) Sybase
16 50 (15.34%) CSS
16 50 (15.34%) JMS
17 49 (15.03%) Multithreading
18 48 (14.72%) JSP
19 47 (14.42%) Web Services
19 47 (14.42%) PL/SQL
20 46 (14.11%) RDBMS
21 42 (12.88%) Performance Tuning
22 39 (11.96%) Unit Testing
22 39 (11.96%) C#
22 39 (11.96%) Front Office
23 38 (11.66%) Tomcat
24 37 (11.35%) Shell Script

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (11.66%) Tomcat
2 32 (9.82%) WebSphere
3 21 (6.44%) Apache
4 11 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.15%) IIS
7 4 (1.23%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.23%) CMS
8 3 (0.92%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.92%) Node.js
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.61%) Mule
9 2 (0.61%) GemFire
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.61%) Endur
2 2 (0.61%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.52%) HTTP
2 7 (2.15%) Firewall
3 5 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.53%) DNS
3 5 (1.53%) LDAP
4 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.23%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.23%) SAN
4 4 (1.23%) DMZ
5 3 (0.92%) SSL
5 3 (0.92%) X.509
5 3 (0.92%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.92%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.61%) LAN
6 2 (0.61%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) VLAN
7 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (28.53%) Relational Database
2 46 (14.11%) RDBMS
3 35 (10.74%) DB2
4 34 (10.43%) SQL Server
5 25 (7.67%) MongoDB
6 20 (6.13%) KDB
7 15 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (4.29%) Oracle Database
8 14 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.99%) Neo4j
10 12 (3.68%) NoSQL
10 12 (3.68%) MySQL
11 11 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.23%) Ingres
14 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (6.44%) Selenium
2 19 (5.83%) CruiseControl
3 16 (4.91%) Subversion
3 16 (4.91%) JUnit
4 13 (3.99%) Maven
5 10 (3.07%) Ant
6 8 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.53%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.53%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (1.23%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.92%) Hudson
9 3 (0.92%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.31%) JBehave
11 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.31%) JIRA
11 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 110 (33.74%) Finance
2 90 (27.61%) Banking
3 39 (11.96%) Front Office
4 17 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (73.93%) Developer
2 168 (51.53%) Java Developer
3 24 (7.36%) Senior Developer
4 22 (6.75%) Analyst
5 20 (6.13%) Architect
6 19 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (5.21%) Technical Architect
8 15 (4.60%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.68%) WPF Developer
9 12 (3.68%) Database Developer
10 11 (3.37%) SQL Developer
10 11 (3.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 10 (3.07%) Applications Support
12 9 (2.76%) Programmer
12 9 (2.76%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.76%) Designer
13 8 (2.45%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Developer
13 8 (2.45%) C++ Developer
13 8 (2.45%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (33.13%) Spring
2 74 (22.70%) Hibernate
3 67 (20.55%) XML
4 65 (19.94%) HTML
5 57 (17.48%) J2EE
6 50 (15.34%) CSS
6 50 (15.34%) JMS
7 48 (14.72%) JSP
8 47 (14.42%) Web Services
9 35 (10.74%) .NET
10 29 (8.90%) REST
11 23 (7.06%) Struts
12 22 (6.75%) Ajax
12 22 (6.75%) Spring MVC
13 21 (6.44%) Spring Web Flow
13 21 (6.44%) GWT
13 21 (6.44%) XSLT
14 20 (6.13%) JDBC
14 20 (6.13%) iBATIS
15 18 (5.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (6.75%) Equities
4 9 (2.76%) Derivative
5 8 (2.45%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (1.84%) DataPower
6 6 (1.84%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.23%) Open Source
7 4 (1.23%) User Experience
7 4 (1.23%) PKI
8 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.92%) Physics
9 2 (0.61%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 113 (34.66%) UNIX
2 95 (29.14%) Linux
3 36 (11.04%) Windows
4 13 (3.99%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.09%) OO
3 49 (15.03%) Multithreading
4 42 (12.88%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (11.96%) Unit Testing
6 30 (9.20%) SOA
7 29 (8.90%) MVC
8 20 (6.13%) Data Modelling
8 20 (6.13%) OOD
9 19 (5.83%) Web Application Development
10 18 (5.52%) ETL
11 16 (4.91%) TDD
12 15 (4.60%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.60%) Web Design
12 15 (4.60%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (3.99%) Wealth Management
14 12 (3.68%) Line Management
14 12 (3.68%) Technical Analysis
15 11 (3.37%) Scrum
15 11 (3.37%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (40.49%) SQL
2 69 (21.17%) Perl
3 65 (19.94%) JavaScript
4 47 (14.42%) PL/SQL
5 39 (11.96%) C#
6 37 (11.35%) Shell Script
7 23 (7.06%) C++
8 19 (5.83%) Scala
9 16 (4.91%) Python
10 14 (4.29%) VBA
11 10 (3.07%) Ruby
12 8 (2.45%) C
12 8 (2.45%) VB
13 3 (0.92%) AWK
14 2 (0.61%) Groovy
14 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.61%) Jython
14 2 (0.61%) ABAP
14 2 (0.61%) VBScript
15 1 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (4.29%) Degree
2 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.31%) CCNA
5 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.31%) SLA
1 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.92%) Puppet
3 2 (0.61%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.31%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 78 (23.93%) Oracle
2 50 (15.34%) Sybase
3 20 (6.13%) IBM
4 10 (3.07%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.76%) Informatica
6 8 (2.45%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.15%) JBoss
8 6 (1.84%) ForgeRock
8 6 (1.84%) HP
9 5 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.53%) SAP
10 4 (1.23%) Twitter
10 4 (1.23%) Perforce
11 3 (0.92%) Open Text
11 3 (0.92%) RightFax
12 2 (0.61%) StreamBase
12 2 (0.61%) Kony
12 2 (0.61%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.61%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.61%) Google
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Rate: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £430 - £480 per day
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Rate: Salary dependent on experience
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £440 - £480 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + doe
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