The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 100 112 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.41% 12.81% 22.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.25% 34.89% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 100
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £305 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
292 321 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.99% 36.73% 50.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 169 219
Median daily rate £361 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Java.

1 79 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.81%) SQL
2 67 (36.81%) Linux
3 59 (32.42%) Unix
4 54 (29.67%) OO
5 51 (28.02%) JavaScript
6 49 (26.92%) Finance
7 43 (23.63%) Spring
8 36 (19.78%) Web Services
8 36 (19.78%) OOD
9 34 (18.68%) Perl
10 33 (18.13%) SDLC
11 32 (17.58%) Relational Database
12 31 (17.03%) JUnit
13 30 (16.48%) Sybase
13 30 (16.48%) RDBMS
14 28 (15.38%) SOA
14 28 (15.38%) Banking
15 27 (14.84%) CSS
15 27 (14.84%) Oracle
16 26 (14.29%) DB2
16 26 (14.29%) SOAP
16 26 (14.29%) JMS
17 25 (13.74%) HTML
17 25 (13.74%) Software Engineering
17 25 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (12.64%) J2SE
19 22 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (12.09%) Git (software)
20 21 (11.54%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.34%) JBoss
2 8 (4.40%) MQSeries
2 8 (4.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 7 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.30%) Node.js
4 6 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.20%) Apache
6 4 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.65%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.10%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.55%) GeoServer
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) IaaS
1 6 (3.30%) PaaS
2 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) HTTP
2 11 (6.04%) Firewall
3 10 (5.49%) HTTPS
4 8 (4.40%) FTP
4 8 (4.40%) WinSCP
5 6 (3.30%) DNS
6 5 (2.75%) LAN
6 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.75%) VLAN
6 5 (2.75%) WAN
7 3 (1.65%) Network Security
7 3 (1.65%) SAN
7 3 (1.65%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.10%) Internet
8 2 (1.10%) LDAP
8 2 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.10%) SSH
8 2 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.58%) Relational Database
2 30 (16.48%) RDBMS
3 26 (14.29%) DB2
4 13 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.59%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.20%) Big Data
7 4 (2.20%) MarkLogic
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.10%) GIS
9 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (17.03%) JUnit
2 22 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.79%) Subversion
4 14 (7.69%) Maven
5 10 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.40%) ClearCase
6 8 (4.40%) XMLSpy
7 7 (3.85%) Hudson
8 4 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.20%) Mockito
9 3 (1.65%) Ant
9 3 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.65%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.65%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.65%) Gradle
9 3 (1.65%) gulp
9 3 (1.65%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.65%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.65%) Selenium
9 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (26.92%) Finance
2 28 (15.38%) Banking
3 18 (9.89%) Front Office
4 17 (9.34%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (59.34%) Developer
2 65 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.79%) Android Developer
4 13 (7.14%) Architect
5 10 (5.49%) Analyst
5 10 (5.49%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (4.95%) Java Android Developer
7 8 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.85%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.30%) iOS Android Developer
9 6 (3.30%) iOS Developer
10 5 (2.75%) Java Architect
10 5 (2.75%) Security Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.20%) Consultant
11 4 (2.20%) Splunk Engineer
11 4 (2.20%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.20%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.63%) Spring
2 36 (19.78%) Web Services
3 27 (14.84%) CSS
4 26 (14.29%) JMS
4 26 (14.29%) SOAP
5 25 (13.74%) HTML
6 23 (12.64%) J2SE
7 20 (10.99%) Hibernate
8 18 (9.89%) .NET
8 18 (9.89%) J2EE
9 17 (9.34%) AngularJS
10 16 (8.79%) Middleware
10 16 (8.79%) XML
11 15 (8.24%) REST
12 14 (7.69%) jQuery
13 13 (7.14%) HTML5
13 13 (7.14%) JSP
13 13 (7.14%) XSLT
14 12 (6.59%) JSON
15 11 (6.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.69%) DataPower
2 14 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
4 10 (5.49%) Equities
5 8 (4.40%) SWIFT
6 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.30%) Derivative
8 5 (2.75%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.75%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.20%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.65%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.65%) iPad
10 3 (1.65%) User Experience
11 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.81%) Linux
2 59 (32.42%) Unix
3 18 (9.89%) Android
4 17 (9.34%) Windows
5 8 (4.40%) Solaris
6 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.75%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.20%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.55%) HPUX
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.67%) OO
3 36 (19.78%) OOD
4 33 (18.13%) SDLC
5 28 (15.38%) SOA
6 25 (13.74%) Software Engineering
7 22 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (11.54%) Scrum
9 20 (10.99%) DevOps
9 20 (10.99%) Open Source
10 17 (9.34%) Android Development
11 15 (8.24%) TDD
12 13 (7.14%) Multithreading
13 12 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (5.49%) Database Tuning
14 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.49%) Microservices
14 10 (5.49%) UML
14 10 (5.49%) Validation
14 10 (5.49%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.81%) SQL
2 51 (28.02%) JavaScript
3 34 (18.68%) Perl
4 18 (9.89%) C#
5 15 (8.24%) Python
6 9 (4.95%) Ruby
6 9 (4.95%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.85%) C++
8 6 (3.30%) Clojure
8 6 (3.30%) PHP
8 6 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.75%) C
9 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.20%) Scala
10 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.65%) ABAP
11 3 (1.65%) Groovy
11 3 (1.65%) sed
11 3 (1.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.59%) Degree
2 11 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.30%) CISSP
4 5 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.65%) CCNA
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) SLA
2 8 (4.40%) HL7
2 8 (4.40%) SEPA
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (7.69%) Docker
2 4 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.95%) Puppet
3 8 (4.40%) Ansible
3 8 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.75%) Kibana
4 5 (2.75%) logstash
5 4 (2.20%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.10%) Mesos
6 2 (1.10%) Packer
7 1 (0.55%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.55%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.55%) Netcool
7 1 (0.55%) QRadar
7 1 (0.55%) SCOM
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (16.48%) Sybase
2 27 (14.84%) Oracle
3 15 (8.24%) IBM
4 13 (7.14%) HP
5 11 (6.04%) Pega
6 8 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.40%) Remedy
7 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.30%) VMware
8 4 (2.20%) Citrix
8 4 (2.20%) Kony
8 4 (2.20%) SAP
8 4 (2.20%) Splunk
8 4 (2.20%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.10%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.10%) Talend
10 1 (0.55%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.55%) CA
10 1 (0.55%) MapR
10 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
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