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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 89 63 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.18% 7.99% 16.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.39% 23.86% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 66
Median daily rate £378 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £265 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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
238 264 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.27% 33.50% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 148 192
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £192 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
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 6 December 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 6 December 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 89 (43.41%) Linux
1 89 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (37.07%) Finance
3 69 (33.66%) Spring
4 67 (32.68%) SQL
5 66 (32.20%) Unix
6 44 (21.46%) Perl
7 43 (20.98%) Relational Database
8 41 (20.00%) OO
8 41 (20.00%) Python
9 40 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 40 (19.51%) REST
10 39 (19.02%) Oracle
10 39 (19.02%) Sybase
11 38 (18.54%) DB2
12 36 (17.56%) JMS
12 36 (17.56%) Banking
13 35 (17.07%) JUnit
13 35 (17.07%) Web Services
13 35 (17.07%) HTML
13 35 (17.07%) JavaScript
14 32 (15.61%) Maven
15 31 (15.12%) J2EE
15 31 (15.12%) RDBMS
16 28 (13.66%) JBoss
16 28 (13.66%) Scrum
17 27 (13.17%) Hibernate
18 26 (12.68%) NoSQL
18 26 (12.68%) AngularJS
18 26 (12.68%) Jenkins

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 28 (13.66%) JBoss
2 18 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.34%) Apache
5 11 (5.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.93%) GeoServer
6 6 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (1.95%) Confluence
8 4 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.46%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.46%) CICS
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.83%) HTTP
2 11 (5.37%) Firewall
3 9 (4.39%) DNS
4 6 (2.93%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.93%) Internet
4 6 (2.93%) SSL
5 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.98%) VLAN
6 2 (0.98%) WAN
6 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.49%) LAN
7 1 (0.49%) SAN
7 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.98%) Relational Database
2 38 (18.54%) DB2
3 31 (15.12%) RDBMS
4 26 (12.68%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.80%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.39%) Big Data
8 8 (3.90%) MySQL
9 7 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.93%) GIS
10 6 (2.93%) MarkLogic
11 5 (2.44%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.44%) Spatial Data
12 4 (1.95%) KDB
12 4 (1.95%) Kdb+
13 2 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.49%) HSQLDB
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (17.07%) JUnit
2 32 (15.61%) Maven
3 26 (12.68%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.20%) JIRA
5 23 (11.22%) Git (software)
6 21 (10.24%) Selenium
7 20 (9.76%) Gradle
8 18 (8.78%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.88%) JBehave
10 7 (3.41%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.41%) Subversion
11 6 (2.93%) Ant
11 6 (2.93%) Artifactory
12 5 (2.44%) JSUnit
12 5 (2.44%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.95%) Apache Ivy
13 4 (1.95%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.95%) LoadUI
13 4 (1.95%) NeoLoad
14 3 (1.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 76 (37.07%) Finance
2 36 (17.56%) Banking
3 13 (6.34%) Front Office
4 9 (4.39%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.44%) Law
6 3 (1.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (64.39%) Developer
2 85 (41.46%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.78%) Software Engineer
4 15 (7.32%) Java Engineer
5 14 (6.83%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (4.88%) Android Developer
7 10 (4.88%) Scala Developer
8 8 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Consultant
10 6 (2.93%) Angular Developer
10 6 (2.93%) C++ Developer
10 6 (2.93%) Open Source Developer
10 6 (2.93%) Python Developer
10 6 (2.93%) Splunk Engineer
10 6 (2.93%) Tester
11 5 (2.44%) GIS Developer
12 4 (1.95%) Scrum Master
12 4 (1.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.66%) Spring
2 40 (19.51%) REST
3 36 (17.56%) JMS
4 35 (17.07%) HTML
4 35 (17.07%) Web Services
5 31 (15.12%) J2EE
6 27 (13.17%) Hibernate
7 26 (12.68%) AngularJS
7 26 (12.68%) HTML5
8 22 (10.73%) J2SE
8 22 (10.73%) JSON
9 21 (10.24%) XML
10 20 (9.76%) SOAP
11 19 (9.27%) CSS
12 14 (6.83%) JSP
13 11 (5.37%) RESTful
14 10 (4.88%) CSS3
14 10 (4.88%) Node.js
14 10 (4.88%) XSLT
15 8 (3.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
4 11 (5.37%) User Experience
5 9 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.39%) DataPower
5 9 (4.39%) Derivative
6 8 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.44%) Equities
7 5 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.95%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.98%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.98%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.98%) Social Media
10 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (43.41%) Linux
2 66 (32.20%) Unix
3 13 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (5.85%) Windows
5 10 (4.88%) Android
6 6 (2.93%) Solaris
7 4 (1.95%) AIX
8 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.98%) MVS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.00%) OO
3 40 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 28 (13.66%) Scrum
5 24 (11.71%) OOD
5 24 (11.71%) SOA
6 21 (10.24%) BDD
6 21 (10.24%) Multithreading
6 21 (10.24%) Open Source
6 21 (10.24%) SDLC
6 21 (10.24%) Unit Testing
7 20 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.76%) TDD
8 18 (8.78%) Microservices
9 14 (6.83%) Analytics
9 14 (6.83%) DevOps
9 14 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (5.85%) Workflow
11 11 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (4.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.68%) SQL
2 44 (21.46%) Perl
3 41 (20.00%) Python
4 35 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.27%) Shell Script
6 13 (6.34%) C++
7 10 (4.88%) C#
7 10 (4.88%) Scala
8 7 (3.41%) Groovy
8 7 (3.41%) XPath
8 7 (3.41%) XQuery
9 6 (2.93%) C
9 6 (2.93%) Ruby
9 6 (2.93%) VBA
10 5 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.95%) PHP
12 3 (1.46%) VB
13 2 (0.98%) COBOL
13 2 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.39%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) CISSP
3 5 (2.44%) SANS
4 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) QA
2 5 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.95%) WCAG
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) Docker
2 3 (1.46%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Ansible
2 5 (2.44%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (2.44%) QRadar
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.46%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.46%) logstash
5 2 (0.98%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.98%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.98%) OpenView
5 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.98%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.49%) Kibana
6 1 (0.49%) Netcool
6 1 (0.49%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (19.02%) Oracle
1 39 (19.02%) Sybase
2 21 (10.24%) IBM
3 12 (5.85%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.90%) Splunk
5 6 (2.93%) ESRI
6 5 (2.44%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.44%) MapR
6 5 (2.44%) Symantec
7 4 (1.95%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.95%) HP
7 4 (1.95%) Reuters
8 3 (1.46%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.98%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.98%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (0.98%) Perforce
9 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.49%) Facebook
10 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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