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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 118 125 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.87% 14.06% 17.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.38% 36.66% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 65
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
260 341 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.77% 38.36% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 158 180
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +214.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 107 (48.86%) Linux
2 100 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (40.64%) Unix
4 86 (39.27%) Finance
5 85 (38.81%) Spring
6 82 (37.44%) SQL
7 72 (32.88%) OO
8 67 (30.59%) Perl
9 63 (28.77%) Sybase
10 60 (27.40%) DB2
11 56 (25.57%) JUnit
12 52 (23.74%) OOD
12 52 (23.74%) Relational Database
13 48 (21.92%) JMS
14 47 (21.46%) Banking
15 46 (21.00%) Software Engineering
15 46 (21.00%) RDBMS
16 43 (19.63%) J2SE
16 43 (19.63%) Oracle
17 41 (18.72%) SDLC
18 40 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (17.35%) JavaScript
20 33 (15.07%) Hibernate
21 32 (14.61%) Multithreading
21 32 (14.61%) HTML
22 29 (13.24%) Front Office
23 27 (12.33%) JBoss
23 27 (12.33%) Equity Derivative
24 26 (11.87%) Web Services
25 25 (11.42%) 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 27 (12.33%) JBoss
2 20 (9.13%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.48%) Apache
4 10 (4.57%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (3.20%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (3.20%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.91%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) DOC1
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.02%) HTTP
2 9 (4.11%) Firewall
3 8 (3.65%) Internet
4 6 (2.74%) DNS
4 6 (2.74%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.74%) SSL
5 5 (2.28%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.83%) SAN
7 3 (1.37%) Network Security
7 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.37%) VLAN
7 3 (1.37%) WAN
8 2 (0.91%) LAN
8 2 (0.91%) SSH
9 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.40%) DB2
2 52 (23.74%) Relational Database
3 46 (21.00%) RDBMS
4 23 (10.50%) NoSQL
5 18 (8.22%) MongoDB
5 18 (8.22%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.65%) MarkLogic
7 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.83%) KDB
8 4 (1.83%) Kdb+
8 4 (1.83%) MySQL
9 2 (0.91%) Big Data
9 2 (0.91%) GIS
9 2 (0.91%) QGIS
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (25.57%) JUnit
2 24 (10.96%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.59%) Maven
4 20 (9.13%) Jenkins
5 17 (7.76%) Subversion
6 13 (5.94%) Selenium
7 10 (4.57%) JIRA
8 8 (3.65%) Ant
8 8 (3.65%) LoadRunner
9 7 (3.20%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.74%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.28%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.28%) Fiddler
11 5 (2.28%) Gradle
12 4 (1.83%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.83%) Hudson
12 4 (1.83%) LoadUI
12 4 (1.83%) NeoLoad
12 4 (1.83%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.37%) Bower
General
1 86 (39.27%) Finance
2 47 (21.46%) Banking
3 29 (13.24%) Front Office
4 21 (9.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.28%) Legal
6 3 (1.37%) Law
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (68.49%) Developer
2 96 (43.84%) Java Developer
3 14 (6.39%) C++ Developer
3 14 (6.39%) Senior Developer
4 12 (5.48%) Android Developer
5 11 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (3.65%) Scala Developer
7 7 (3.20%) Consultant
8 6 (2.74%) Java Engineer
8 6 (2.74%) MongoDB Developer
8 6 (2.74%) Scrum Master
8 6 (2.74%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.28%) Architect
9 5 (2.28%) Java Scrum Master
9 5 (2.28%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.28%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.28%) Tester
10 4 (1.83%) Applications Developer
10 4 (1.83%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (1.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (38.81%) Spring
2 48 (21.92%) JMS
3 43 (19.63%) J2SE
4 33 (15.07%) Hibernate
5 32 (14.61%) HTML
6 26 (11.87%) Web Services
7 25 (11.42%) J2EE
8 22 (10.05%) XML
9 20 (9.13%) CSS
10 17 (7.76%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.76%) REST
10 17 (7.76%) SOAP
11 16 (7.31%) JSON
12 15 (6.85%) HTML5
13 14 (6.39%) JSP
14 13 (5.94%) RESTful
14 13 (5.94%) XSLT
15 10 (4.57%) jQuery
16 9 (4.11%) Drools
16 9 (4.11%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.33%) Equity Derivative
3 18 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.39%) Derivative
4 14 (6.39%) Equities
5 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.65%) DataPower
7 5 (2.28%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.28%) User Experience
8 4 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.91%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.91%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.91%) Wiki
10 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.46%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 107 (48.86%) Linux
2 89 (40.64%) Unix
3 17 (7.76%) Windows
4 13 (5.94%) Android
4 13 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.57%) Solaris
6 7 (3.20%) AIX
7 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.46%) HPUX
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (32.88%) OO
3 52 (23.74%) OOD
4 46 (21.00%) Software Engineering
5 41 (18.72%) SDLC
6 32 (14.61%) Multithreading
7 23 (10.50%) Unit Testing
8 22 (10.05%) SOA
9 19 (8.68%) Open Source
10 18 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.76%) BDD
11 17 (7.76%) Scrum
12 16 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (6.85%) Database Tuning
13 15 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.94%) Workflow
15 12 (5.48%) Android Development
15 12 (5.48%) TDD
15 12 (5.48%) Wealth Management
16 10 (4.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.44%) SQL
2 67 (30.59%) Perl
3 38 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.50%) Shell Script
5 21 (9.59%) Python
6 17 (7.76%) C#
7 16 (7.31%) C++
8 12 (5.48%) Scala
9 9 (4.11%) PHP
10 8 (3.65%) Groovy
10 8 (3.65%) Ruby
10 8 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.83%) C
11 4 (1.83%) VB
11 4 (1.83%) VBA
11 4 (1.83%) XPath
11 4 (1.83%) XQuery
12 3 (1.37%) Korn
12 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) Degree
2 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.28%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.83%) CCNA
5 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.37%) CISSP
7 2 (0.91%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.91%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.28%) Ansible
2 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.83%) Puppet
3 3 (1.37%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.91%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.91%) Mesos
4 2 (0.91%) Netcool
4 2 (0.91%) Packer
4 2 (0.91%) SCOM
5 1 (0.46%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.46%) Kibana
5 1 (0.46%) QRadar
5 1 (0.46%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (28.77%) Sybase
2 43 (19.63%) Oracle
3 14 (6.39%) IBM
4 10 (4.57%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.11%) HP
5 9 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.83%) Splunk
7 3 (1.37%) Reuters
7 3 (1.37%) VMware
8 2 (0.91%) CA
8 2 (0.91%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (0.91%) Perforce
8 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.46%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.46%) Lotus
9 1 (0.46%) MapR
9 1 (0.46%) Murex
9 1 (0.46%) Symantec
9 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.46%) Twitter
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