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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 103 110 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.91% 17.35% 21.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.11% 38.73% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 64 110
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
302 284 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.84% 44.79% 52.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 155 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 93 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (39.35%) Finance
3 75 (34.72%) Spring
4 66 (30.56%) SQL
5 61 (28.24%) Relational Database
6 58 (26.85%) Banking
7 53 (24.54%) JavaScript
8 51 (23.61%) Linux
9 49 (22.69%) Oracle
10 48 (22.22%) UNIX
11 46 (21.30%) OO
12 45 (20.83%) RDBMS
13 44 (20.37%) Web Services
14 40 (18.52%) Hibernate
15 39 (18.06%) XML
16 37 (17.13%) SOA
17 35 (16.20%) JMS
17 35 (16.20%) Perl
18 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
18 31 (14.35%) Sybase
19 26 (12.04%) CSS
20 25 (11.57%) DB2
20 25 (11.57%) PL/SQL
21 24 (11.11%) Windows
21 24 (11.11%) Multithreading
22 23 (10.65%) HTML
23 21 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
23 21 (9.72%) Mentoring
24 20 (9.26%) JSP
24 20 (9.26%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.63%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.63%) Apache
4 8 (3.70%) JBoss
5 7 (3.24%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.31%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.93%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.46%) Mule
9 1 (0.46%) Liferay
9 1 (0.46%) Magnolia
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Project
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.46%) JDE World
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.39%) LDAP
1 3 (1.39%) Network Security
1 3 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) IPv4
3 1 (0.46%) IPv6
3 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (28.24%) Relational Database
2 45 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
4 25 (11.57%) DB2
5 20 (9.26%) MySQL
6 17 (7.87%) Oracle Database
7 15 (6.94%) MongoDB
7 15 (6.94%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.46%) JasperReports
14 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (8.33%) JUnit
2 15 (6.94%) Selenium
3 12 (5.56%) Maven
4 8 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.78%) CruiseControl
5 6 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.31%) Ant
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.31%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.31%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.31%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.93%) Mockito
8 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.93%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.46%) Hudson
9 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.46%) Subversion
9 1 (0.46%) SilkTest
General
1 85 (39.35%) Finance
2 58 (26.85%) Banking
3 17 (7.87%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.02%) Front Office
5 7 (3.24%) Retail
6 5 (2.31%) Back Office
7 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 128 (59.26%) Developer
2 91 (42.13%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.74%) Senior Developer
4 27 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (10.65%) Designer
6 21 (9.72%) Technical Architect
6 21 (9.72%) Architect
7 20 (9.26%) Technical Leader
8 17 (7.87%) Solutions Designer
9 16 (7.41%) Analyst
10 11 (5.09%) Senior Technical Architect
10 11 (5.09%) Senior Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Senior Designer
12 8 (3.70%) Digital Architect
13 7 (3.24%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.78%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.78%) Database Developer
14 6 (2.78%) Android Developer
15 5 (2.31%) Senior Digital Architect
16 4 (1.85%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (34.72%) Spring
2 44 (20.37%) Web Services
3 40 (18.52%) Hibernate
4 39 (18.06%) XML
5 35 (16.20%) JMS
6 26 (12.04%) CSS
7 23 (10.65%) HTML
8 20 (9.26%) JSP
8 20 (9.26%) SOAP
9 19 (8.80%) .NET
10 15 (6.94%) J2EE
10 15 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (6.94%) jQuery
11 14 (6.48%) Java EE
12 13 (6.02%) JSON
13 12 (5.56%) J2SE
13 12 (5.56%) HTML5
14 11 (5.09%) REST
14 11 (5.09%) Django
15 10 (4.63%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.09%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.78%) User Experience
4 4 (1.85%) Derivative
4 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.85%) Clustering
5 3 (1.39%) Equities
6 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.93%) DataPower
6 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.46%) iSeries
7 1 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.61%) Linux
2 48 (22.22%) UNIX
3 24 (11.11%) Windows
4 8 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.24%) Android
6 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.30%) OO
3 37 (17.13%) SOA
4 24 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 21 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (9.72%) Mentoring
6 18 (8.33%) TDD
7 17 (7.87%) Scrum
8 15 (6.94%) Software Engineering
8 15 (6.94%) ETL
9 14 (6.48%) OOD
10 13 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.09%) Database Tuning
11 11 (5.09%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.63%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.17%) MVC
13 9 (4.17%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.56%) SQL
2 53 (24.54%) JavaScript
3 35 (16.20%) Perl
4 25 (11.57%) PL/SQL
5 16 (7.41%) C#
5 16 (7.41%) Ruby
6 13 (6.02%) Scala
7 9 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.78%) Python
8 6 (2.78%) C++
9 5 (2.31%) VBA
9 5 (2.31%) Jython
9 5 (2.31%) Groovy
10 3 (1.39%) XPath
10 3 (1.39%) C
11 1 (0.46%) COBOL
11 1 (0.46%) XQuery
11 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.46%) RPG
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.09%) Degree
2 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) VCP4
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.46%) CISSP
5 1 (0.46%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (22.69%) Oracle
2 31 (14.35%) Sybase
3 18 (8.33%) IBM
4 5 (2.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.31%) Cognos
5 4 (1.85%) Kofax
6 3 (1.39%) ForgeRock
6 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) Yahoo!
7 2 (0.93%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) Informatica
7 2 (0.93%) Kony
8 1 (0.46%) Open Text
8 1 (0.46%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.46%) RightFax
8 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.46%) Symantec
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco
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