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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 121 104 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.03% 16.75% 15.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.97% 38.66% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 66
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +8.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £445 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -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
346 269 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.83% 43.32% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 133 186
Average daily rate £388 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.86% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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.

1 109 (38.38%) SQL
2 99 (34.86%) Spring
3 89 (31.34%) UNIX
4 87 (30.63%) Finance
5 85 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (29.93%) Relational Database
6 77 (27.11%) Banking
7 74 (26.06%) Linux
8 73 (25.70%) Oracle
9 71 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 69 (24.30%) JavaScript
11 67 (23.59%) OO
12 61 (21.48%) HTML
13 59 (20.77%) Perl
14 58 (20.42%) XML
15 54 (19.01%) CSS
16 46 (16.20%) JSP
17 43 (15.14%) RDBMS
18 41 (14.44%) PL/SQL
18 41 (14.44%) Performance Tuning
18 41 (14.44%) Multithreading
19 40 (14.08%) J2EE
19 40 (14.08%) JMS
20 37 (13.03%) Web Services
20 37 (13.03%) Unit Testing
21 36 (12.68%) Sybase
22 33 (11.62%) Windows
23 32 (11.27%) C#
23 32 (11.27%) Front Office
24 31 (10.92%) DB2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (9.86%) WebSphere
2 27 (9.51%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.99%) Apache
4 8 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.76%) JBoss
6 4 (1.41%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.06%) CMS
7 3 (1.06%) LiveLink
7 3 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.06%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.70%) Node.js
8 2 (0.70%) GemFire
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.70%) Endur
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.70%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.35%) JDE World
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.93%) HTTP
2 6 (2.11%) Firewall
3 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.41%) DNS
3 4 (1.41%) SAN
4 3 (1.06%) DMZ
4 3 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.06%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.70%) LDAP
5 2 (0.70%) LAN
5 2 (0.70%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (29.93%) Relational Database
2 43 (15.14%) RDBMS
3 31 (10.92%) DB2
4 28 (9.86%) SQL Server
5 27 (9.51%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.63%) MySQL
7 15 (5.28%) KDB
7 15 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (4.58%) NoSQL
8 13 (4.58%) Neo4j
9 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.82%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Selenium
2 19 (6.69%) CruiseControl
3 14 (4.93%) JUnit
4 12 (4.23%) Maven
5 8 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.82%) Ant
6 7 (2.46%) Subversion
7 6 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.76%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.76%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (1.06%) Hudson
11 2 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.35%) JIRA
12 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (30.63%) Finance
2 77 (27.11%) Banking
3 32 (11.27%) Front Office
4 15 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.06%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.70%) Back Office
6 2 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 211 (74.30%) Developer
2 152 (53.52%) Java Developer
3 27 (9.51%) Senior Developer
4 25 (8.80%) Architect
5 23 (8.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (7.75%) Technical Architect
7 17 (5.99%) Analyst
8 13 (4.58%) C# Developer
8 13 (4.58%) Database Developer
9 11 (3.87%) SQL Developer
9 11 (3.87%) WPF Developer
10 10 (3.52%) Senior Architect
10 10 (3.52%) Senior Technical Architect
11 9 (3.17%) Programmer
12 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (2.82%) Designer
13 7 (2.46%) Digital Architect
13 7 (2.46%) Solutions Designer
13 7 (2.46%) Analyst Programmer
14 6 (2.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (34.86%) Spring
2 71 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 61 (21.48%) HTML
4 58 (20.42%) XML
5 54 (19.01%) CSS
6 46 (16.20%) JSP
7 40 (14.08%) J2EE
7 40 (14.08%) JMS
8 37 (13.03%) Web Services
9 27 (9.51%) REST
10 25 (8.80%) .NET
11 23 (8.10%) Struts
12 22 (7.75%) Ajax
12 22 (7.75%) Spring MVC
13 21 (7.39%) Spring Web Flow
13 21 (7.39%) GWT
14 20 (7.04%) iBATIS
14 20 (7.04%) JDBC
15 19 (6.69%) Servlets
15 19 (6.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (4.93%) Equities
4 8 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (2.82%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.76%) DataPower
5 5 (1.76%) Derivative
6 4 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.41%) Open Source
6 4 (1.41%) User Experience
7 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.70%) Physics
8 2 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.70%) Clustering
8 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.70%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 89 (31.34%) UNIX
2 74 (26.06%) Linux
3 33 (11.62%) Windows
4 13 (4.58%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (23.59%) OO
3 41 (14.44%) Multithreading
3 41 (14.44%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (13.03%) Unit Testing
5 29 (10.21%) MVC
6 28 (9.86%) SOA
7 19 (6.69%) TDD
7 19 (6.69%) Web Application Development
8 15 (5.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (5.28%) Web Design
8 15 (5.28%) Configuration Management
8 15 (5.28%) Data Modelling
9 14 (4.93%) OOD
9 14 (4.93%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.58%) Line Management
10 13 (4.58%) Data Analysis
10 13 (4.58%) Wealth Management
11 11 (3.87%) Scrum
11 11 (3.87%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (38.38%) SQL
2 69 (24.30%) JavaScript
3 59 (20.77%) Perl
4 41 (14.44%) PL/SQL
5 32 (11.27%) C#
6 29 (10.21%) Shell Script
7 22 (7.75%) Scala
8 17 (5.99%) C++
9 14 (4.93%) VBA
10 11 (3.87%) Ruby
11 8 (2.82%) Python
11 8 (2.82%) VB
12 4 (1.41%) C
13 3 (1.06%) AWK
14 2 (0.70%) Jython
14 2 (0.70%) ABAP
14 2 (0.70%) VBScript
14 2 (0.70%) Groovy
15 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (5.28%) Degree
2 8 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PhD
5 1 (0.35%) CCNA
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 73 (25.70%) Oracle
2 36 (12.68%) Sybase
3 13 (4.58%) IBM
4 7 (2.46%) Informatica
5 6 (2.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.11%) SAP
6 5 (1.76%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.76%) HP
7 4 (1.41%) Perforce
7 4 (1.41%) Twitter
8 3 (1.06%) RightFax
8 3 (1.06%) Open Text
9 2 (0.70%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.70%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.70%) Adobe
9 2 (0.70%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.70%) Google
9 2 (0.70%) Kony
9 2 (0.70%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
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