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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 95 145 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.11% 17.64% 21.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 35.11% 44.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 59
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£375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
285 413 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.33% 50.24% 48.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 170 175
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 108 (48.87%) SQL
2 102 (46.15%) Finance
3 92 (41.63%) Spring
4 74 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (32.58%) UNIX
6 71 (32.13%) Linux
7 70 (31.67%) Banking
8 63 (28.51%) Sybase
9 58 (26.24%) Hibernate
10 55 (24.89%) Relational Database
11 49 (22.17%) OO
12 48 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (19.91%) Oracle
14 43 (19.46%) RDBMS
15 42 (19.00%) Perl
16 39 (17.65%) XML
16 39 (17.65%) Investment Banking
17 37 (16.74%) C#
18 35 (15.84%) Web Services
19 34 (15.38%) JavaScript
20 33 (14.93%) OOD
20 33 (14.93%) Software Engineering
21 32 (14.48%) DB2
21 32 (14.48%) JUnit
21 32 (14.48%) Shell Script
21 32 (14.48%) Performance Tuning
22 31 (14.03%) JMS
23 30 (13.57%) HTML
24 29 (13.12%) SQL Server
24 29 (13.12%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (4.98%) JBoss
1 11 (4.98%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.07%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.07%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.26%) NetWeaver
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.26%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.36%) IIS
5 3 (1.36%) Apache
5 3 (1.36%) Node.js
5 3 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.90%) CMS
6 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Documentum
7 1 (0.45%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.45%) MS Project
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) LDAP
1 2 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.45%) LAN
2 1 (0.45%) WAN
2 1 (0.45%) CTI
2 1 (0.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) VLAN
2 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.89%) Relational Database
2 43 (19.46%) RDBMS
3 32 (14.48%) DB2
4 29 (13.12%) SQL Server
5 14 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.52%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.07%) Sybase IQ
9 8 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.62%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (2.71%) KDB
10 6 (2.71%) MySQL
10 6 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.71%) Big Data
10 6 (2.71%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.26%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.26%) SAP HANA
11 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (14.48%) JUnit
2 21 (9.50%) Maven
3 17 (7.69%) Selenium
3 17 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.52%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.07%) JIRA
6 8 (3.62%) FitNesse
6 8 (3.62%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.17%) Hudson
7 7 (3.17%) Subversion
7 7 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.71%) Ant
9 5 (2.26%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.81%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.36%) FishEye
11 3 (1.36%) QUnit
11 3 (1.36%) Mockito
11 3 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 102 (46.15%) Finance
2 70 (31.67%) Banking
3 39 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 27 (12.22%) Front Office
5 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (68.78%) Developer
2 112 (50.68%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.84%) Senior Developer
4 30 (13.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (9.95%) SQL Developer
6 17 (7.69%) Designer
7 16 (7.24%) Analyst
8 10 (4.52%) Consultant
9 9 (4.07%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (3.17%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.17%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.17%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.71%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.71%) Tester
11 6 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.26%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (41.63%) Spring
2 58 (26.24%) Hibernate
3 39 (17.65%) XML
4 35 (15.84%) Web Services
5 31 (14.03%) JMS
6 30 (13.57%) HTML
7 27 (12.22%) CSS
8 23 (10.41%) J2EE
8 23 (10.41%) J2SE
9 19 (8.60%) .NET
9 19 (8.60%) JSP
9 19 (8.60%) REST
10 13 (5.88%) JSON
11 12 (5.43%) SOAP
11 12 (5.43%) XSL
12 11 (4.98%) EJB
12 11 (4.98%) Middleware
13 10 (4.52%) Ajax
13 10 (4.52%) Servlets
13 10 (4.52%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.41%) Equity Derivative
3 21 (9.50%) Derivative
4 7 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.71%) Equities
6 5 (2.26%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.26%) iPad
6 5 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.81%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.36%) DTCC
9 2 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.90%) SCADA
9 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.58%) UNIX
2 71 (32.13%) Linux
3 28 (12.67%) Windows
4 7 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.36%) Android
7 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.45%) MVS
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.17%) OO
3 33 (14.93%) OOD
3 33 (14.93%) Software Engineering
4 32 (14.48%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (13.12%) SDLC
6 28 (12.67%) TDD
7 23 (10.41%) SOA
8 19 (8.60%) Scrum
8 19 (8.60%) Wealth Management
8 19 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.14%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.24%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.79%) Multithreading
12 12 (5.43%) Database Tuning
13 11 (4.98%) BDD
14 10 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.62%) System Testing
15 8 (3.62%) Investment Management
15 8 (3.62%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 108 (48.87%) SQL
2 42 (19.00%) Perl
3 37 (16.74%) C#
4 34 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 32 (14.48%) Shell Script
6 23 (10.41%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.33%) C++
8 12 (5.43%) VBA
8 12 (5.43%) Python
9 8 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.26%) ABAP
10 5 (2.26%) Scala
11 3 (1.36%) XPath
11 3 (1.36%) Groovy
12 2 (0.90%) Jython
12 2 (0.90%) Korn
12 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.45%) R
13 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.98%) Degree
2 10 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CISM
5 1 (0.45%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.45%) FINREP
2 1 (0.45%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (28.51%) Sybase
2 44 (19.91%) Oracle
3 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (2.71%) SAP
4 5 (2.26%) IBM
5 4 (1.81%) Kofax
6 3 (1.36%) Perforce
7 2 (0.90%) VMware
7 2 (0.90%) Adobe
7 2 (0.90%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.45%) Misys
8 1 (0.45%) Juniper
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco
8 1 (0.45%) Teradata
8 1 (0.45%) Netezza
8 1 (0.45%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.45%) Vertica
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