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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 115 104 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.50% 16.91% 21.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.70% 35.62% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 100
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£425 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £299 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
305 292 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.80% 47.48% 57.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 168 259
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
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 £17.50 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £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 March 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 March 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 91 (42.72%) Finance
2 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (38.03%) Spring
4 70 (32.86%) SQL
5 62 (29.11%) Banking
6 55 (25.82%) Relational Database
7 51 (23.94%) Linux
8 49 (23.00%) JavaScript
9 47 (22.07%) Hibernate
10 46 (21.60%) OO
11 44 (20.66%) Web Services
12 41 (19.25%) UNIX
13 40 (18.78%) Oracle
14 39 (18.31%) RDBMS
14 39 (18.31%) XML
15 37 (17.37%) SOA
16 35 (16.43%) SQL Server
17 34 (15.96%) Sybase
18 33 (15.49%) JMS
19 28 (13.15%) Windows
20 27 (12.68%) Multithreading
21 26 (12.21%) HTML
22 25 (11.74%) Perl
22 25 (11.74%) CSS
23 24 (11.27%) .NET
24 23 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
25 22 (10.33%) PL/SQL
25 22 (10.33%) OOD
26 21 (9.86%) Investment Banking
26 21 (9.86%) Performance Tuning

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.76%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.76%) JBoss
4 6 (2.82%) Apache
4 6 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.82%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (2.35%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.88%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) Documentum
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.47%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) LDAP
1 3 (1.41%) Network Security
1 3 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) IPv4
3 1 (0.47%) IPv6
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.47%) VLAN
3 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.82%) Relational Database
2 39 (18.31%) RDBMS
3 35 (16.43%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.51%) DB2
5 14 (6.57%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.10%) MySQL
7 12 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.82%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.88%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (8.92%) JUnit
1 19 (8.92%) Selenium
2 15 (7.04%) Maven
3 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.23%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.35%) JIRA
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.35%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.35%) Hudson
5 5 (2.35%) Ant
6 4 (1.88%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.41%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.94%) Mockito
8 2 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.94%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (42.72%) Finance
2 62 (29.11%) Banking
3 21 (9.86%) Investment Banking
4 19 (8.92%) Front Office
5 7 (3.29%) Retail
6 5 (2.35%) Back Office
7 3 (1.41%) Legal
7 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 135 (63.38%) Developer
2 100 (46.95%) Java Developer
3 40 (18.78%) Senior Developer
4 31 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (11.74%) Designer
6 19 (8.92%) Technical Leader
7 18 (8.45%) Analyst
7 18 (8.45%) Solutions Designer
8 10 (4.69%) Senior Designer
9 7 (3.29%) Android Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Consultant
10 6 (2.82%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (2.35%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.35%) Lead Designer
12 4 (1.88%) Architect
12 4 (1.88%) Technical Architect
12 4 (1.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (38.03%) Spring
2 47 (22.07%) Hibernate
3 44 (20.66%) Web Services
4 39 (18.31%) XML
5 33 (15.49%) JMS
6 26 (12.21%) HTML
7 25 (11.74%) CSS
8 24 (11.27%) .NET
9 18 (8.45%) JSP
9 18 (8.45%) JSON
10 17 (7.98%) SOAP
11 14 (6.57%) J2SE
12 12 (5.63%) HTML5
13 11 (5.16%) jQuery
13 11 (5.16%) Java EE
14 10 (4.69%) J2EE
15 9 (4.23%) RESTful
16 8 (3.76%) REST
16 8 (3.76%) XSLT
16 8 (3.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.16%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (3.76%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.88%) User Experience
5 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.88%) Derivative
5 4 (1.88%) Equities
6 2 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (0.94%) Clustering
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) Open Source
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.47%) iSeries
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.94%) Linux
2 41 (19.25%) UNIX
3 28 (13.15%) Windows
4 8 (3.76%) Android
5 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.60%) OO
3 37 (17.37%) SOA
4 27 (12.68%) Multithreading
5 22 (10.33%) OOD
6 21 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (9.39%) Scrum
7 20 (9.39%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.98%) TDD
9 15 (7.04%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.57%) ETL
10 14 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.63%) Database Tuning
12 10 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.23%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.23%) BDD
13 9 (4.23%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.86%) SQL
2 49 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (11.74%) Perl
4 22 (10.33%) PL/SQL
5 20 (9.39%) C#
6 6 (2.82%) C++
6 6 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.82%) Ruby
7 5 (2.35%) Groovy
7 5 (2.35%) Jython
7 5 (2.35%) VBA
7 5 (2.35%) Python
8 4 (1.88%) ABAP
9 3 (1.41%) C
9 3 (1.41%) Scala
9 3 (1.41%) XPath
10 1 (0.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.47%) RPG
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.10%) Degree
2 10 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) CISSP
5 1 (0.47%) CISM
5 1 (0.47%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) GAAP
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) FINREP
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (18.78%) Oracle
2 34 (15.96%) Sybase
3 15 (7.04%) IBM
4 6 (2.82%) SAP
5 5 (2.35%) Cognos
6 4 (1.88%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.88%) Kofax
7 3 (1.41%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.94%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.47%) Symantec
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix
9 1 (0.47%) Juniper
9 1 (0.47%) BEA
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