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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 125 149 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.74% 17.09% 17.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.25% 34.41% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 46
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £294 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
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
365 433 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.11% 49.66% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 190 135
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £264 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 113 (48.92%) Finance
2 112 (48.48%) SQL
3 92 (39.83%) Spring
4 81 (35.06%) UNIX
5 72 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (29.44%) Banking
6 68 (29.44%) Sybase
7 65 (28.14%) Linux
8 59 (25.54%) Hibernate
9 52 (22.51%) Relational Database
10 51 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (21.21%) OO
12 45 (19.48%) Perl
13 44 (19.05%) Oracle
14 41 (17.75%) Shell Script
14 41 (17.75%) RDBMS
15 40 (17.32%) XML
16 38 (16.45%) Investment Banking
17 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
18 36 (15.58%) C#
18 36 (15.58%) JUnit
18 36 (15.58%) Web Services
19 34 (14.72%) HTML
20 33 (14.29%) JMS
20 33 (14.29%) OOD
21 31 (13.42%) SQL Server
21 31 (13.42%) DB2
21 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
21 31 (13.42%) Performance Tuning
22 29 (12.55%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.33%) JBoss
4 6 (2.60%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.16%) Apache
5 5 (2.16%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.16%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.30%) Node.js
7 2 (0.87%) CMS
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.87%) CICS
7 2 (0.87%) IIS
7 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.43%) Documentum
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.43%) MS Project
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) LAN
1 1 (0.43%) WAN
1 1 (0.43%) CTI
1 1 (0.43%) Firewall
1 1 (0.43%) VLAN
1 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.51%) Relational Database
2 41 (17.75%) RDBMS
3 31 (13.42%) SQL Server
3 31 (13.42%) DB2
4 14 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.33%) Sybase IQ
7 9 (3.90%) Sybase ASE
8 8 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.60%) KDB
9 6 (2.60%) Big Data
10 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.16%) SAP HANA
10 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (15.58%) JUnit
2 23 (9.96%) Maven
3 16 (6.93%) Selenium
4 15 (6.49%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.63%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.76%) JIRA
7 10 (4.33%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.90%) Subversion
9 8 (3.46%) FitNesse
9 8 (3.46%) Hudson
10 7 (3.03%) HP UFT
11 6 (2.60%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.16%) CruiseControl
12 5 (2.16%) FishEye
13 4 (1.73%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.73%) Ant
13 4 (1.73%) Mockito
14 3 (1.30%) QUnit
15 2 (0.87%) Gradle
15 2 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 113 (48.92%) Finance
2 68 (29.44%) Banking
3 38 (16.45%) Investment Banking
4 23 (9.96%) Front Office
5 5 (2.16%) Legal
6 4 (1.73%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 162 (70.13%) Developer
2 117 (50.65%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 28 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (10.39%) SQL Developer
6 20 (8.66%) Analyst
7 14 (6.06%) Designer
8 9 (3.90%) Lead Java Developer
8 9 (3.90%) Technical Leader
8 9 (3.90%) Test Analyst
8 9 (3.90%) Consultant
8 9 (3.90%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.46%) Technical Developer
10 7 (3.03%) Programmer
10 7 (3.03%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.60%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.60%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.60%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (39.83%) Spring
2 59 (25.54%) Hibernate
3 40 (17.32%) XML
4 36 (15.58%) Web Services
5 34 (14.72%) HTML
6 33 (14.29%) JMS
7 29 (12.55%) J2EE
7 29 (12.55%) CSS
8 23 (9.96%) J2SE
9 20 (8.66%) REST
10 17 (7.36%) .NET
10 17 (7.36%) JSP
11 15 (6.49%) Ajax
12 13 (5.63%) SOAP
13 12 (5.19%) XSL
13 12 (5.19%) JSON
13 12 (5.19%) iBATIS
14 11 (4.76%) Drools
14 11 (4.76%) EJB
14 11 (4.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.69%) Equity Derivative
3 26 (11.26%) Derivative
4 7 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.60%) Equities
5 6 (2.60%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.16%) Reference Data
6 5 (2.16%) iPad
7 4 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.73%) User Experience
7 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.30%) DTCC
9 2 (0.87%) DataPower
9 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 81 (35.06%) UNIX
2 65 (28.14%) Linux
3 25 (10.82%) Windows
4 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.87%) MVS
6 2 (0.87%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.21%) OO
3 33 (14.29%) OOD
4 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
4 31 (13.42%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (12.55%) SDLC
6 28 (12.12%) TDD
7 20 (8.66%) Data Modelling
8 19 (8.23%) Unit Testing
8 19 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.36%) Wealth Management
10 16 (6.93%) SOA
11 15 (6.49%) Scrum
12 11 (4.76%) BDD
13 10 (4.33%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.33%) System Testing
14 9 (3.90%) Database Tuning
15 8 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.46%) MVC
15 8 (3.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 112 (48.48%) SQL
2 45 (19.48%) Perl
3 41 (17.75%) Shell Script
4 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
5 36 (15.58%) C#
6 21 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 19 (8.23%) C++
8 15 (6.49%) Python
9 12 (5.19%) VBA
10 10 (4.33%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.03%) Scala
12 5 (2.16%) ABAP
13 3 (1.30%) C
14 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.87%) Korn
15 1 (0.43%) XPath
15 1 (0.43%) Groovy
15 1 (0.43%) R
15 1 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.90%) Degree
3 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) FINREP
2 1 (0.43%) GxP
2 1 (0.43%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (0.43%) Netcool
1 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (29.44%) Sybase
2 44 (19.05%) Oracle
3 7 (3.03%) SAP
4 6 (2.60%) IBM
5 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.73%) Kofax
7 3 (1.30%) Perforce
8 2 (0.87%) VMware
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe
9 1 (0.43%) Misys
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.43%) Teradata
9 1 (0.43%) Netezza
9 1 (0.43%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.43%) Vertica
9 1 (0.43%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.43%) MapR
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