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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 103 84 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.59% 14.26% 21.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.91% 32.31% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 49 102
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £297 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
313 260 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.29% 44.14% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 133 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.87 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -56.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.74 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 92 (41.26%) Finance
2 90 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (32.74%) Spring
4 70 (31.39%) SQL
5 65 (29.15%) JavaScript
6 61 (27.35%) Relational Database
7 59 (26.46%) Oracle
7 59 (26.46%) Banking
8 50 (22.42%) UNIX
9 47 (21.08%) XML
10 46 (20.63%) OO
10 46 (20.63%) Hibernate
11 45 (20.18%) Web Services
11 45 (20.18%) RDBMS
12 44 (19.73%) Linux
13 38 (17.04%) SOA
14 35 (15.70%) CSS
15 34 (15.25%) Sybase
15 34 (15.25%) Perl
15 34 (15.25%) PL/SQL
16 33 (14.80%) SQL Server
16 33 (14.80%) JMS
17 30 (13.45%) HTML
18 26 (11.66%) JSP
19 25 (11.21%) Windows
20 24 (10.76%) Multithreading
21 22 (9.87%) Performance Tuning
22 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (8.97%) Mentoring
23 20 (8.97%) DB2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (6.73%) WebSphere
2 13 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.38%) Apache
4 8 (3.59%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.69%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.24%) JBoss
6 5 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.90%) Node.js
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.90%) CMS
8 2 (0.90%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.45%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Project
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.90%) Endur
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.45%) JDE World
5 1 (0.45%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) Network Security
2 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) IPv4
3 1 (0.45%) IPv6
3 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.35%) Relational Database
2 45 (20.18%) RDBMS
3 33 (14.80%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.97%) DB2
5 19 (8.52%) MySQL
6 18 (8.07%) Oracle Database
7 15 (6.73%) MongoDB
7 15 (6.73%) NoSQL
7 15 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.45%) JasperReports
15 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (6.28%) JUnit
2 13 (5.83%) Selenium
3 8 (3.59%) CruiseControl
3 8 (3.59%) Maven
4 6 (2.69%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.35%) Ant
7 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.90%) Mockito
9 1 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.45%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.45%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 92 (41.26%) Finance
2 59 (26.46%) Banking
3 15 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.28%) Front Office
5 6 (2.69%) Retail
6 5 (2.24%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (64.13%) Developer
2 94 (42.15%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.70%) Senior Developer
4 26 (11.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (9.87%) Designer
5 22 (9.87%) Architect
6 20 (8.97%) Technical Architect
7 18 (8.07%) Solutions Designer
8 17 (7.62%) Technical Leader
9 15 (6.73%) Analyst
10 11 (4.93%) Senior Technical Architect
10 11 (4.93%) Senior Architect
11 9 (4.04%) Senior Designer
12 8 (3.59%) Digital Architect
12 8 (3.59%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.14%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.69%) Android Developer
14 6 (2.69%) Database Developer
15 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Developer
15 5 (2.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (32.74%) Spring
2 47 (21.08%) XML
3 46 (20.63%) Hibernate
4 45 (20.18%) Web Services
5 35 (15.70%) CSS
6 33 (14.80%) JMS
7 30 (13.45%) HTML
8 26 (11.66%) JSP
9 20 (8.97%) J2EE
10 19 (8.52%) .NET
11 18 (8.07%) SOAP
12 15 (6.73%) Servlets
12 15 (6.73%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (6.73%) JSON
13 14 (6.28%) jQuery
14 13 (5.83%) Struts
14 13 (5.83%) HTML5
15 12 (5.38%) REST
15 12 (5.38%) Java EE
15 12 (5.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.04%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (2.69%) User Experience
4 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.35%) Equities
5 3 (1.35%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.35%) Clustering
6 2 (0.90%) DataPower
6 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.90%) Derivative
6 2 (0.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) PDA
7 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.42%) UNIX
2 44 (19.73%) Linux
3 25 (11.21%) Windows
4 7 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Android
6 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.63%) OO
3 38 (17.04%) SOA
4 24 (10.76%) Multithreading
5 22 (9.87%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (8.97%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.17%) TDD
7 16 (7.17%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.73%) ETL
9 14 (6.28%) MVC
10 13 (5.83%) Scrum
11 12 (5.38%) OOD
12 11 (4.93%) Wealth Management
13 10 (4.48%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.48%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.48%) Migration
13 10 (4.48%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (3.59%) Software Architecture
15 8 (3.59%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.39%) SQL
2 65 (29.15%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.25%) Perl
3 34 (15.25%) PL/SQL
4 16 (7.17%) Ruby
4 16 (7.17%) C#
5 15 (6.73%) Scala
6 13 (5.83%) VBA
7 12 (5.38%) C++
8 11 (4.93%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.69%) Python
10 4 (1.79%) Groovy
10 4 (1.79%) Jython
11 3 (1.35%) C
12 1 (0.45%) XPath
12 1 (0.45%) COBOL
12 1 (0.45%) RPG
12 1 (0.45%) VBScript
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.48%) Degree
2 9 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (26.46%) Oracle
2 34 (15.25%) Sybase
3 19 (8.52%) IBM
4 6 (2.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.24%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.79%) Kofax
6 4 (1.79%) Cognos
7 3 (1.35%) Informatica
8 2 (0.90%) Twitter
8 2 (0.90%) RightFax
8 2 (0.90%) Kony
8 2 (0.90%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.90%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.90%) Google
8 2 (0.90%) Open Text
9 1 (0.45%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.45%) VMware
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.45%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) Symantec
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