The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 107 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing J2SE 27 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.25% 2.05% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
J2SE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
636 634 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.51% 19.95% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 302 423
Median daily rate £346 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Scotland region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Scotland region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

J2SE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +19 25 £425 +13.33% 1
Edinburgh -3 1 £250 -50.00%
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 Scotland region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
1 42 (100.00%) Sybase
1 42 (100.00%) DB2
1 42 (100.00%) Unix
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (97.62%) Spring
3 40 (95.24%) OO
3 40 (95.24%) SQL
4 39 (92.86%) OOD
5 37 (88.10%) Perl
6 36 (85.71%) JUnit
6 36 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (83.33%) SDLC
8 34 (80.95%) Relational Database
8 34 (80.95%) RDBMS
8 34 (80.95%) Finance
9 33 (78.57%) JMS
10 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (69.05%) Software Engineering
12 20 (47.62%) Front Office
13 16 (38.10%) Banking
14 15 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (33.33%) Database Tuning
15 14 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (26.19%) Investment Banking
17 9 (21.43%) Equities
18 8 (19.05%) C++
19 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
19 7 (16.67%) Investment Management
19 7 (16.67%) Wealth Management

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) DB2
2 34 (80.95%) RDBMS
2 34 (80.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (85.71%) JUnit
General
1 34 (80.95%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Front Office
3 16 (38.10%) Banking
4 11 (26.19%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 32 (76.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Development Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.38%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Sybase Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) Spring
2 33 (78.57%) JMS
3 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
3 5 (11.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (21.43%) Equities
4 5 (11.90%) Derivative
5 4 (9.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
1 42 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) OO
2 39 (92.86%) OOD
3 35 (83.33%) SDLC
4 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (69.05%) Software Engineering
6 14 (33.33%) Database Tuning
6 14 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 7 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 5 (11.90%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (95.24%) SQL
3 37 (88.10%) Perl
4 8 (19.05%) C++
5 5 (11.90%) Scala
6 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Sybase
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
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