The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 391 310 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.59% 9.68% 16.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.50% 31.44% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 142 260
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £35.75 £40.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.46% +96.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
Java
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
920 986 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.68% 30.79% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 514 608
Median daily rate £340 £355 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Java
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 Java within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +6 164 £363 -3.33% 26
Glasgow +5 119 £375 +2.73% 28
Renfrewshire +11 43 £320 -24.70%
Stirling +2 17 £500 +24.92%
Dundee +3 14 £243 -30.46% 2
Aberdeenshire - 7 £450 - 2
West Lothian +6 6 £420 +12.00% 1
Aberdeen +1 5 £350 -21.12% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £420 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Java.

1 297 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (31.66%) JavaScript
3 206 (30.34%) SQL
4 205 (30.19%) Linux
5 166 (24.45%) Python
6 162 (23.86%) Scrum
7 142 (20.91%) Unix
8 140 (20.62%) Oracle
9 138 (20.32%) Spring
10 137 (20.18%) JBoss
11 136 (20.03%) Web Services
11 136 (20.03%) Perl
12 135 (19.88%) Finance
13 124 (18.26%) OO
14 117 (17.23%) Open Source
15 108 (15.91%) HTML
16 101 (14.87%) TDD
17 100 (14.73%) Maven
18 99 (14.58%) XML
19 97 (14.29%) Hibernate
19 97 (14.29%) SDLC
20 94 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
21 91 (13.40%) JIRA
22 89 (13.11%) Relational Database
23 85 (12.52%) Jenkins
23 85 (12.52%) Banking
24 83 (12.22%) AngularJS
25 82 (12.08%) Java EE
25 82 (12.08%) GIS
26 80 (11.78%) SOA

Java
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:

Application Platforms
1 137 (20.18%) JBoss
2 77 (11.34%) GeoServer
3 40 (5.89%) WebSphere
4 29 (4.27%) Tomcat
5 28 (4.12%) Apache
6 19 (2.80%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (1.47%) ArcGIS
8 10 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
8 10 (1.47%) WebSphere Portal
9 7 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.88%) IIS
10 6 (0.88%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.74%) Confluence
11 5 (0.74%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 5 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.59%) AquaLogic
12 4 (0.59%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 22 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.74%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) DOC1
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 16 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.03%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.74%) Global One
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.59%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.44%) Sonata
6 2 (0.29%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.47%) PaaS
3 7 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.88%) SaaS
5 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.44%) iTunes
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.29%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.12%) HTTP
2 23 (3.39%) SSL
3 14 (2.06%) Firewall
4 10 (1.47%) LDAP
5 9 (1.33%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.18%) DNS
6 8 (1.18%) SSH
7 7 (1.03%) Internet
7 7 (1.03%) Network Security
8 5 (0.74%) SAN
8 5 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.74%) WAN
8 5 (0.74%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.59%) LAN
10 3 (0.44%) VLAN
11 2 (0.29%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.29%) FTP
11 2 (0.29%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 82 (12.08%) GIS
3 68 (10.01%) NoSQL
3 68 (10.01%) SQL Server
4 57 (8.39%) DB2
5 56 (8.25%) RDBMS
6 36 (5.30%) MongoDB
7 34 (5.01%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.36%) Spatial Data
9 14 (2.06%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.77%) ObjectStore
10 12 (1.77%) QGIS
11 10 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.03%) Big Data
12 7 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.88%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.59%) KDB
14 4 (0.59%) UniData
Development Applications
1 100 (14.73%) Maven
2 91 (13.40%) JIRA
3 85 (12.52%) Jenkins
4 67 (9.87%) Subversion
5 64 (9.43%) JUnit
5 64 (9.43%) Selenium
6 59 (8.69%) Cucumber
7 55 (8.10%) JBehave
8 54 (7.95%) Gradle
9 51 (7.51%) Git (software)
10 36 (5.30%) Artifactory
10 36 (5.30%) Eclipse
11 20 (2.95%) Hudson
12 18 (2.65%) TeamCity
13 16 (2.36%) Bower
14 11 (1.62%) SoapUI
15 10 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.47%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.33%) GitLab
16 9 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 135 (19.88%) Finance
2 85 (12.52%) Banking
3 32 (4.71%) Front Office
4 24 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.91%) Legal
6 9 (1.33%) Games
7 8 (1.18%) German Language
8 7 (1.03%) French Language
9 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Law
11 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.29%) Retail
13 1 (0.15%) Marketing
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 395 (58.17%) Developer
2 205 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 64 (9.43%) GIS Developer
4 56 (8.25%) Senior Developer
5 48 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (6.92%) Architect
7 29 (4.27%) Web Developer
8 22 (3.24%) Applications Developer
8 22 (3.24%) Consultant
9 20 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (2.65%) Analyst
10 18 (2.65%) Android Developer
11 16 (2.36%) Software Engineer
12 15 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (2.21%) GIS Web Developer
12 15 (2.21%) Open Source Developer
13 14 (2.06%) C++ Developer
14 13 (1.91%) SQL Developer
14 13 (1.91%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (1.62%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (20.32%) Spring
2 136 (20.03%) Web Services
3 108 (15.91%) HTML
4 99 (14.58%) XML
5 97 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 83 (12.22%) AngularJS
7 82 (12.08%) Java EE
8 77 (11.34%) PostGIS
9 75 (11.05%) OpenLayers
10 72 (10.60%) jQuery
11 71 (10.46%) SOAP
12 69 (10.16%) CSS
13 67 (9.87%) Leaflet
13 67 (9.87%) REST
14 60 (8.84%) JMS
15 51 (7.51%) J2EE
16 50 (7.36%) JSF
17 49 (7.22%) Drools
18 48 (7.07%) XSLT
19 46 (6.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.22%) User Experience
3 29 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
5 20 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.36%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.91%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.91%) Derivative
8 13 (1.91%) Equities
9 12 (1.77%) DataPower
10 10 (1.47%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.03%) Clustering
13 6 (0.88%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 205 (30.19%) Linux
2 142 (20.91%) Unix
3 77 (11.34%) Windows
4 44 (6.48%) Solaris
5 39 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (5.01%) AIX
6 34 (5.01%) Android
7 22 (3.24%) HPUX
8 21 (3.09%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.77%) Windows Server
10 12 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.77%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.62%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.59%) OS/390
13 1 (0.15%) CyanogenMod
13 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (23.86%) Scrum
3 124 (18.26%) OO
4 117 (17.23%) Open Source
5 101 (14.87%) TDD
6 97 (14.29%) SDLC
7 94 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (11.78%) SOA
9 75 (11.05%) OOD
10 73 (10.75%) BDD
11 68 (10.01%) Software Engineering
12 56 (8.25%) Web Development
13 47 (6.92%) ITIL
13 47 (6.92%) Kanban
13 47 (6.92%) Unit Testing
14 46 (6.77%) DevOps
15 41 (6.04%) Mentoring
16 30 (4.42%) Software Testing
17 29 (4.27%) Configuration Management
17 29 (4.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 215 (31.66%) JavaScript
2 206 (30.34%) SQL
3 166 (24.45%) Python
4 136 (20.03%) Perl
5 73 (10.75%) C#
6 70 (10.31%) C++
7 40 (5.89%) Ruby
8 35 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 34 (5.01%) PowerShell
10 30 (4.42%) C
11 29 (4.27%) PHP
12 24 (3.53%) Korn
13 22 (3.24%) Bourne shell
13 22 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 22 (3.24%) VBScript
14 19 (2.80%) CoffeeScript
15 17 (2.50%) VBA
16 13 (1.91%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.77%) VB
18 10 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 53 (7.81%) Degree
3 37 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.88%) ISEB
7 4 (0.59%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.59%) CCNA
7 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.59%) VCAP
7 4 (0.59%) VCP6
7 4 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.44%) CISSP
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) IISP
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.12%) WCAG
2 20 (2.95%) QA
3 17 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.33%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.29%) HL7
5 2 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 28 (4.12%) Docker
2 10 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.03%) GeoWebCache
4 6 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (0.88%) Veritas File System
4 6 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.59%) vSphere
6 2 (0.29%) KVM
6 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) NFS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) SRDF
7 1 (0.15%) vCloud
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (8.39%) Ansible
2 19 (2.80%) Puppet
3 18 (2.65%) Tivoli
4 15 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.06%) HP SiteScope
6 13 (1.91%) Netcool
6 13 (1.91%) SCOM
7 9 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 9 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.03%) OVPA
9 6 (0.88%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.88%) Nagios
9 6 (0.88%) TADDM
10 4 (0.59%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.59%) vRealize
11 3 (0.44%) Control-M
12 2 (0.29%) logstash
12 2 (0.29%) Packer
12 2 (0.29%) rkt
12 2 (0.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 140 (20.62%) Oracle
2 67 (9.87%) ESRI
3 60 (8.84%) Sybase
4 54 (7.95%) Red Hat
5 46 (6.77%) Microsoft
6 41 (6.04%) HP
7 37 (5.45%) IBM
8 28 (4.12%) VMware
9 18 (2.65%) CA
10 17 (2.50%) EMC
11 14 (2.06%) Splunk
12 11 (1.62%) Pega
13 7 (1.03%) Cisco
13 7 (1.03%) webMethods
14 6 (0.88%) ILOG
14 6 (0.88%) Veritas
15 5 (0.74%) Fujitsu
15 5 (0.74%) TIBCO
16 4 (0.59%) Axway
16 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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