The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Renfrewshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.01% 6.35% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £550 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 37.37% 31.75% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 7
Average daily rate £405 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £345 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
Scotland

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Renfrewshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Java
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension