The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 158 189 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.03% 23.39% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.11% 44.79% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £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 £35.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
404 422 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 51.20% 52.23% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 187 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.84 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
Scotland

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 22 July 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 22 July 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.

1 120 (40.96%) SQL
2 114 (38.91%) Spring
3 101 (34.47%) UNIX
4 94 (32.08%) Linux
5 91 (31.06%) Finance
6 81 (27.65%) Relational Database
7 76 (25.94%) Hibernate
8 70 (23.89%) Banking
9 67 (22.87%) Oracle
10 65 (22.18%) HTML
11 63 (21.50%) J2EE
12 62 (21.16%) Perl
13 61 (20.82%) OO
14 55 (18.77%) XML
14 55 (18.77%) JavaScript
15 49 (16.72%) Unit Testing
16 47 (16.04%) JMS
17 46 (15.70%) Multithreading
18 44 (15.02%) JSP
19 43 (14.68%) Web Services
19 43 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
20 41 (13.99%) RDBMS
21 40 (13.65%) Sybase
22 38 (12.97%) CSS
22 38 (12.97%) C#
22 38 (12.97%) Front Office
23 36 (12.29%) Tomcat
24 33 (11.26%) Performance Tuning
25 32 (10.92%) .NET
25 32 (10.92%) Shell Script

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 36 (12.29%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.85%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.78%) Apache
4 8 (2.73%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.39%) IIS
5 7 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.37%) CMS
6 4 (1.37%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.68%) GemFire
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.34%) Node.js
9 1 (0.34%) Mule
9 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.34%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.14%) HTTP
2 7 (2.39%) Firewall
3 5 (1.71%) DNS
3 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.71%) LDAP
4 4 (1.37%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.37%) SAN
4 4 (1.37%) DMZ
4 4 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.02%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.02%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.02%) SSL
5 3 (1.02%) X.509
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (27.65%) Relational Database
2 41 (13.99%) RDBMS
3 29 (9.90%) DB2
4 26 (8.87%) SQL Server
5 22 (7.51%) KDB
6 16 (5.46%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.78%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.44%) Neo4j
9 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.37%) Ingres
13 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.02%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.02%) MySQL
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 25 (8.53%) JUnit
2 24 (8.19%) Maven
3 22 (7.51%) Selenium
3 22 (7.51%) Subversion
4 14 (4.78%) CruiseControl
5 13 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 12 (4.10%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.10%) Ant
7 5 (1.71%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.37%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.37%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.37%) Hudson
9 3 (1.02%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.02%) JIRA
10 2 (0.68%) PVCS
10 2 (0.68%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.68%) JBehave
10 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.34%) Gradle
General
1 91 (31.06%) Finance
2 70 (23.89%) Banking
3 38 (12.97%) Front Office
4 11 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 229 (78.16%) Developer
2 170 (58.02%) Java Developer
3 22 (7.51%) Analyst
4 17 (5.80%) Senior Developer
5 15 (5.12%) C# Developer
5 15 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (4.10%) WPF Developer
6 12 (4.10%) Programmer
6 12 (4.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (3.41%) Analyst Programmer
7 10 (3.41%) Applications Support
7 10 (3.41%) Java Programmer
8 9 (3.07%) Support Analyst
9 8 (2.73%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (2.73%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 8 (2.73%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (2.39%) Database Developer
10 7 (2.39%) C++ Developer
10 7 (2.39%) Tester
11 6 (2.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (38.91%) Spring
2 76 (25.94%) Hibernate
3 65 (22.18%) HTML
4 63 (21.50%) J2EE
5 55 (18.77%) XML
6 47 (16.04%) JMS
7 44 (15.02%) JSP
8 43 (14.68%) Web Services
9 38 (12.97%) CSS
10 32 (10.92%) .NET
11 24 (8.19%) Struts
12 23 (7.85%) Spring MVC
12 23 (7.85%) REST
13 18 (6.14%) iBATIS
14 17 (5.80%) Ajax
14 17 (5.80%) GWT
14 17 (5.80%) jQuery
15 16 (5.46%) Spring Web Flow
15 16 (5.46%) XSLT
15 16 (5.46%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 26 (8.87%) Equities
2 10 (3.41%) Derivative
3 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.39%) Open Source
5 6 (2.05%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (1.71%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.71%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.37%) Physics
7 4 (1.37%) PKI
7 4 (1.37%) DataPower
7 4 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.34%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 101 (34.47%) UNIX
2 94 (32.08%) Linux
3 27 (9.22%) Windows
4 13 (4.44%) Mac OS X
5 10 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.82%) OO
2 49 (16.72%) Unit Testing
3 46 (15.70%) Multithreading
4 43 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.26%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (9.56%) MVC
7 23 (7.85%) OOD
7 23 (7.85%) SOA
8 17 (5.80%) Web Design
9 16 (5.46%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (4.78%) Web Application Development
10 14 (4.78%) ETL
11 12 (4.10%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.10%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.75%) Scrum
13 10 (3.41%) TDD
13 10 (3.41%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.41%) Technical Analysis
14 9 (3.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 120 (40.96%) SQL
2 62 (21.16%) Perl
3 55 (18.77%) JavaScript
4 38 (12.97%) C#
5 32 (10.92%) Shell Script
6 30 (10.24%) PL/SQL
7 21 (7.17%) Python
7 21 (7.17%) C++
8 10 (3.41%) Scala
9 8 (2.73%) VB
9 8 (2.73%) C
10 5 (1.71%) VBA
11 3 (1.02%) Groovy
11 3 (1.02%) AWK
12 2 (0.68%) ABAP
12 2 (0.68%) VBScript
12 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) sed
13 1 (0.34%) Clojure
13 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (4.10%) Degree
2 4 (1.37%) Sun Certification
2 4 (1.37%) OCPJP
2 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.34%) CCNA
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 67 (22.87%) Oracle
2 40 (13.65%) Sybase
3 16 (5.46%) IBM
4 11 (3.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.07%) JBoss
6 8 (2.73%) Informatica
7 7 (2.39%) HP
8 6 (2.05%) Sun
8 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.71%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.71%) SAP
10 4 (1.37%) Perforce
11 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.68%) Adobe
12 2 (0.68%) Google
12 2 (0.68%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.68%) StreamBase
12 2 (0.68%) Twitter
13 1 (0.34%) RightFax
13 1 (0.34%) VMware
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