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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 108 127 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing J2SE 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 1.40% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £388 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
603 644 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.70% 20.13% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 348 427
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +17 14 £388 -
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (100.00%) Java
1 46 (100.00%) Sybase
1 46 (100.00%) DB2
2 45 (97.83%) Unix
2 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 45 (97.83%) Spring
3 44 (95.65%) SQL
4 40 (86.96%) Perl
4 40 (86.96%) OO
5 39 (84.78%) OOD
5 39 (84.78%) JUnit
6 38 (82.61%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (80.43%) Relational Database
7 37 (80.43%) RDBMS
8 36 (78.26%) Finance
9 35 (76.09%) JMS
10 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (71.74%) SDLC
11 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
12 21 (45.65%) Front Office
13 18 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
14 16 (34.78%) Banking
15 14 (30.43%) Database Tuning
15 14 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (21.74%) Investment Banking
17 9 (19.57%) Equities
18 8 (17.39%) C++
19 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
20 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
20 6 (13.04%) 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 46 (100.00%) DB2
2 37 (80.43%) RDBMS
2 37 (80.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (84.78%) JUnit
General
1 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) Front Office
3 16 (34.78%) Banking
4 10 (21.74%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (95.65%) Developer
2 34 (73.91%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) C++ Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Development Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.17%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Sybase Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) Spring
2 35 (76.09%) JMS
3 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 6 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (82.61%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (19.57%) Equities
4 5 (10.87%) Derivative
5 4 (8.70%) Fixed Income
6 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Linux
1 45 (97.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) OO
2 39 (84.78%) OOD
3 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (71.74%) SDLC
4 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
5 14 (30.43%) Database Tuning
5 14 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
7 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
7 6 (13.04%) Wealth Management
8 5 (10.87%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (95.65%) SQL
3 40 (86.96%) Perl
4 8 (17.39%) C++
5 5 (10.87%) Scala
6 4 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Sybase
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle