The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 147 164 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.80% 21.33% 10.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.77% 44.09% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
411 372 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.76% 48.37% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 170 132
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
Scotland

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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 124 (40.52%) SQL
2 115 (37.58%) Spring
3 103 (33.66%) UNIX
4 99 (32.35%) Finance
5 97 (31.70%) Linux
6 86 (28.10%) Relational Database
7 76 (24.84%) Hibernate
7 76 (24.84%) Banking
8 68 (22.22%) Oracle
9 66 (21.57%) HTML
10 63 (20.59%) Perl
10 63 (20.59%) J2EE
11 62 (20.26%) OO
12 58 (18.95%) XML
12 58 (18.95%) JavaScript
13 51 (16.67%) Multithreading
14 48 (15.69%) JMS
15 46 (15.03%) JSP
16 45 (14.71%) Unit Testing
17 44 (14.38%) Sybase
17 44 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (14.05%) Web Services
18 43 (14.05%) RDBMS
19 42 (13.73%) CSS
20 41 (13.40%) Front Office
21 40 (13.07%) C#
21 40 (13.07%) Tomcat
22 37 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
23 33 (10.78%) PL/SQL
23 33 (10.78%) Shell Script

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 40 (13.07%) Tomcat
2 24 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.56%) Apache
4 8 (2.61%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.29%) IIS
5 7 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.31%) CMS
6 4 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.98%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.65%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.65%) GemFire
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
9 1 (0.33%) Mule
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.65%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.88%) HTTP
2 7 (2.29%) Firewall
3 5 (1.63%) LDAP
3 5 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.63%) DNS
4 4 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.31%) SAN
4 4 (1.31%) DMZ
4 4 (1.31%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.98%) SSL
5 3 (0.98%) X.509
5 3 (0.98%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.65%) LAN
6 2 (0.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (28.10%) Relational Database
2 43 (14.05%) RDBMS
3 30 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 29 (9.48%) DB2
5 23 (7.52%) KDB
6 15 (4.90%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.58%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.25%) Neo4j
9 11 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.31%) Ingres
14 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.65%) Star Schema
15 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.65%) PowerCenter
15 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (7.84%) JUnit
2 21 (6.86%) Subversion
3 20 (6.54%) Maven
4 18 (5.88%) Selenium
5 15 (4.90%) CruiseControl
6 12 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.92%) Ant
7 8 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.31%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.31%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.98%) Hudson
10 3 (0.98%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.65%) JDeveloper
11 2 (0.65%) PVCS
11 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.33%) Mockito
12 1 (0.33%) JBehave
12 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 99 (32.35%) Finance
2 76 (24.84%) Banking
3 41 (13.40%) Front Office
4 13 (4.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.98%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (78.10%) Developer
2 175 (57.19%) Java Developer
3 23 (7.52%) Analyst
4 19 (6.21%) Senior Developer
5 16 (5.23%) C# Developer
5 16 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (4.25%) WPF Developer
7 12 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (3.92%) Programmer
8 10 (3.27%) Java Programmer
8 10 (3.27%) Analyst Programmer
8 10 (3.27%) Applications Support
9 9 (2.94%) Support Analyst
9 9 (2.94%) Architect
10 8 (2.61%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 8 (2.61%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (2.61%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (2.61%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.29%) Tester
11 7 (2.29%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (37.58%) Spring
2 76 (24.84%) Hibernate
3 66 (21.57%) HTML
4 63 (20.59%) J2EE
5 58 (18.95%) XML
6 48 (15.69%) JMS
7 46 (15.03%) JSP
8 43 (14.05%) Web Services
9 42 (13.73%) CSS
10 32 (10.46%) .NET
11 25 (8.17%) Struts
12 24 (7.84%) Spring MVC
13 23 (7.52%) REST
14 19 (6.21%) Ajax
14 19 (6.21%) iBATIS
15 18 (5.88%) GWT
16 17 (5.56%) Spring Web Flow
16 17 (5.56%) XSLT
16 17 (5.56%) Servlets
16 17 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (8.50%) Equities
3 10 (3.27%) Derivative
4 8 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.96%) Open Source
5 6 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.31%) Physics
6 4 (1.31%) PKI
6 4 (1.31%) DataPower
6 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.33%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 103 (33.66%) UNIX
2 97 (31.70%) Linux
3 30 (9.80%) Windows
4 13 (4.25%) Mac OS X
5 10 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.26%) OO
2 51 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 45 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 44 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (10.46%) MVC
7 23 (7.52%) OOD
7 23 (7.52%) SOA
8 17 (5.56%) Web Design
9 16 (5.23%) ETL
9 16 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (4.90%) Web Application Development
10 15 (4.90%) Data Modelling
11 12 (3.92%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
12 11 (3.59%) Business Analysis
13 9 (2.94%) Algorithmic Trading
13 9 (2.94%) TDD
14 8 (2.61%) Automated Testing
14 8 (2.61%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (40.52%) SQL
2 63 (20.59%) Perl
3 58 (18.95%) JavaScript
4 40 (13.07%) C#
5 33 (10.78%) PL/SQL
5 33 (10.78%) Shell Script
6 22 (7.19%) C++
7 20 (6.54%) Python
8 11 (3.59%) Scala
9 8 (2.61%) VB
9 8 (2.61%) C
10 7 (2.29%) VBA
11 3 (0.98%) AWK
12 2 (0.65%) VBScript
12 2 (0.65%) ABAP
12 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) sed
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (4.58%) Degree
2 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.31%) OCPJP
2 4 (1.31%) Sun Certification
2 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) PhD
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.65%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 68 (22.22%) Oracle
2 44 (14.38%) Sybase
3 17 (5.56%) IBM
4 10 (3.27%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.94%) Informatica
6 7 (2.29%) JBoss
7 6 (1.96%) Sun
7 6 (1.96%) HP
7 6 (1.96%) ForgeRock
8 5 (1.63%) SAP
8 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.31%) Perforce
10 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.65%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.65%) Google
11 2 (0.65%) Adobe
11 2 (0.65%) Twitter
11 2 (0.65%) StreamBase
12 1 (0.33%) RightFax
12 1 (0.33%) ION Trading
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