The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 412 239 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.94% 9.68% 9.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.85% 29.25% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 124 126
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£406 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% -27.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1118 817 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.54% 33.09% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 397 392
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 164 £439 +9.68% 27
Glasgow +1 158 £400 +6.66% 35
Stirling +7 36 £400 +6.66% 1
West Lothian +2 8 £375 +1.35% 1
Aberdeen +14 7 £300 - 2
Fife -2 3 £185 -23.71% 1
Dundee - 2 - -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £425 - 1
Highlands - - - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 275 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (25.97%) SQL
3 206 (24.32%) Oracle
4 193 (22.79%) JBoss
5 182 (21.49%) XML
6 180 (21.25%) Spring
7 175 (20.66%) Finance
8 164 (19.36%) SOA
9 161 (19.01%) HTML
10 157 (18.54%) UNIX
11 154 (18.18%) Linux
12 152 (17.95%) Relational Database
13 145 (17.12%) Hibernate
14 138 (16.29%) Web Services
15 133 (15.70%) JavaScript
16 132 (15.58%) OO
17 131 (15.47%) Banking
18 125 (14.76%) J2EE
19 114 (13.46%) JSF
20 111 (13.11%) Java EE
21 96 (11.33%) Perl
22 95 (11.22%) CSS
22 95 (11.22%) JSP
23 94 (11.10%) Scrum
24 89 (10.51%) Maven
25 82 (9.68%) TDD
26 78 (9.21%) .NET
27 69 (8.15%) Unit Testing
27 69 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
28 67 (7.91%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 60 (7.08%) WebSphere
2 50 (5.90%) Tomcat
3 33 (3.90%) Apache
4 17 (2.01%) WebLogic
5 16 (1.89%) CMS
6 15 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (1.30%) FileNet
8 10 (1.18%) GlassFish
9 9 (1.06%) IIS
9 9 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (0.71%) Confluence
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.47%) Node.js
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.35%) LiveLink
13 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.35%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.24%) Endur
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.47%) Heroku
1 4 (0.47%) PaaS
1 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) Force.com
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.97%) HTTP
2 16 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.77%) DNS
4 13 (1.53%) SSL
5 9 (1.06%) Firewall
5 9 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (0.94%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.83%) LDAP
8 5 (0.59%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.47%) SAN
9 4 (0.47%) DMZ
9 4 (0.47%) X.509
10 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.24%) LAN
11 2 (0.24%) WAN
11 2 (0.24%) Internet
12 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 62 (7.32%) RDBMS
3 52 (6.14%) Oracle Database
4 45 (5.31%) SQL Server
5 35 (4.13%) DB2
6 27 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (2.83%) MongoDB
8 23 (2.72%) KDB
9 19 (2.24%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.01%) MySQL
11 16 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.53%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.94%) MS Access
17 7 (0.83%) Big Data
18 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 89 (10.51%) Maven
2 49 (5.79%) Eclipse
2 49 (5.79%) Selenium
3 48 (5.67%) JUnit
4 45 (5.31%) Subversion
5 30 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 29 (3.42%) JIRA
7 23 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 20 (2.36%) Ant
9 19 (2.24%) CruiseControl
10 16 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (1.30%) Hudson
12 10 (1.18%) Git (software)
13 9 (1.06%) JProfiler
14 7 (0.83%) QUnit
14 7 (0.83%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.71%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.71%) NetBeans
16 5 (0.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 175 (20.66%) Finance
2 131 (15.47%) Banking
3 55 (6.49%) Front Office
4 30 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 6 (0.71%) Retail
5 6 (0.71%) Publishing
6 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.12%) International Banking
7 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 554 (65.41%) Developer
2 362 (42.74%) Java Developer
3 64 (7.56%) Senior Developer
4 60 (7.08%) Architect
4 60 (7.08%) Designer
5 46 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 43 (5.08%) UI Developer
6 43 (5.08%) UI Programmer
7 36 (4.25%) Analyst
8 29 (3.42%) Java Architect
9 24 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (2.83%) Solutions Designer
10 22 (2.60%) Tester
11 21 (2.48%) Technical Leader
12 19 (2.24%) Technical Architect
12 19 (2.24%) ScrumMaster
13 18 (2.13%) Applications Support
13 18 (2.13%) Database Developer
14 17 (2.01%) C# Developer
14 17 (2.01%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (21.49%) XML
2 180 (21.25%) Spring
3 161 (19.01%) HTML
4 145 (17.12%) Hibernate
5 138 (16.29%) Web Services
6 125 (14.76%) J2EE
7 114 (13.46%) JSF
8 111 (13.11%) Java EE
9 95 (11.22%) CSS
9 95 (11.22%) JSP
10 78 (9.21%) .NET
11 67 (7.91%) SOAP
12 64 (7.56%) XSLT
13 62 (7.32%) Apache CXF
14 61 (7.20%) jQuery
15 59 (6.97%) REST
15 59 (6.97%) JMS
16 58 (6.85%) Drools
17 49 (5.79%) RichFaces
18 41 (4.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.95%) Equities
4 19 (2.24%) Derivative
4 19 (2.24%) Open Source
5 18 (2.13%) User Experience
6 12 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 8 (0.94%) DataPower
8 8 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 8 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.71%) FMCG
10 6 (0.71%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.71%) GIS
11 5 (0.59%) PKI
11 5 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 157 (18.54%) UNIX
2 154 (18.18%) Linux
3 55 (6.49%) Windows
4 28 (3.31%) Mac OS X
5 14 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.18%) Android
7 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (19.36%) SOA
3 132 (15.58%) OO
4 94 (11.10%) Scrum
5 82 (9.68%) TDD
6 69 (8.15%) Unit Testing
6 69 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (6.97%) UML
8 56 (6.61%) Multithreading
9 51 (6.02%) BPMN
10 50 (5.90%) Data Modelling
11 45 (5.31%) MVC
12 43 (5.08%) Use Case
12 43 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
13 36 (4.25%) Mentoring
14 32 (3.78%) Web Design
14 32 (3.78%) Waterfall
15 31 (3.66%) OOD
16 30 (3.54%) Project Management
17 26 (3.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 220 (25.97%) SQL
2 133 (15.70%) JavaScript
3 96 (11.33%) Perl
4 63 (7.44%) PL/SQL
5 60 (7.08%) C#
6 48 (5.67%) Shell Script
7 38 (4.49%) Python
8 34 (4.01%) C++
9 25 (2.95%) Scala
10 17 (2.01%) PHP
11 15 (1.77%) VB
12 14 (1.65%) Ruby
12 14 (1.65%) VBA
13 13 (1.53%) VBScript
14 11 (1.30%) Clojure
15 10 (1.18%) Groovy
16 9 (1.06%) C
17 4 (0.47%) Haskell
17 4 (0.47%) Jython
18 3 (0.35%) AWK
Qualifications
1 28 (3.31%) Degree
2 20 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.01%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.18%) Control-M
2 5 (0.59%) Puppet
2 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.35%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.24%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Netcool
5 1 (0.12%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) StatsD
5 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 206 (24.32%) Oracle
2 193 (22.79%) JBoss
3 62 (7.32%) Sybase
4 50 (5.90%) IBM
5 27 (3.19%) HP
6 17 (2.01%) Microsoft
6 17 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.30%) SAP
7 11 (1.30%) Guidewire
8 9 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 9 (1.06%) Informatica
9 7 (0.83%) GoldenSource
9 7 (0.83%) ForgeRock
10 5 (0.59%) Sun
10 5 (0.59%) Pega
11 4 (0.47%) StreamBase
11 4 (0.47%) Twitter
11 4 (0.47%) Google
11 4 (0.47%) Adobe
11 4 (0.47%) Reuters
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