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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 278 309 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.31% 10.26% 15.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.69% 32.32% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 169 251
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.75 - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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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
1004 956 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.63% 31.73% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 519 593
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +1 150 £390 -2.50% 27
Glasgow -3 90 £389 -2.81% 35
Renfrewshire -29 12 £333 - 1
Stirling -5 10 £500 +19.04% 1
Fife +3 6 £400 -
Aberdeen +3 3 - -
Inverclyde - 3 £345 -
West Lothian -2 2 £406 +6.55% 4
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 263 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (28.07%) JBoss
3 166 (27.57%) Oracle
4 163 (27.08%) SQL
5 160 (26.58%) SOA
6 152 (25.25%) Linux
7 144 (23.92%) Web Services
8 128 (21.26%) JavaScript
8 128 (21.26%) Spring
9 119 (19.77%) Scrum
10 114 (18.94%) Unix
11 110 (18.27%) Hibernate
12 104 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (17.11%) Finance
13 103 (17.11%) OO
14 101 (16.78%) Java EE
15 99 (16.45%) TDD
16 96 (15.95%) XML
17 93 (15.45%) Python
18 89 (14.78%) Relational Database
19 81 (13.46%) AngularJS
20 80 (13.29%) Open Source
21 78 (12.96%) Windows
22 77 (12.79%) SDLC
23 75 (12.46%) Perl
23 75 (12.46%) HTML
23 75 (12.46%) J2EE
24 73 (12.13%) Eclipse
25 71 (11.79%) JSF
26 69 (11.46%) JIRA

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
1 169 (28.07%) JBoss
2 44 (7.31%) WebSphere
3 38 (6.31%) GeoServer
3 38 (6.31%) Tomcat
4 31 (5.15%) Apache
5 27 (4.49%) WebLogic
6 21 (3.49%) Node.js
7 17 (2.82%) ArcGIS
8 15 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (2.33%) IIS
10 11 (1.83%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 8 (1.33%) Confluence
12 8 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
13 7 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.00%) OpenStack
14 6 (1.00%) SAS
15 5 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
15 5 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.00%) MS Project
3 2 (0.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.65%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.66%) Global One
2 4 (0.66%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.50%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.33%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.33%) PaaS
3 12 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.50%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.00%) IaaS
7 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) SaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.32%) HTTP
2 16 (2.66%) SSL
3 14 (2.33%) Firewall
3 14 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.16%) DNS
5 11 (1.83%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.83%) LDAP
6 10 (1.66%) FTP
7 8 (1.33%) WinSCP
8 6 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.83%) LAN
9 5 (0.83%) Network Security
9 5 (0.83%) SSH
9 5 (0.83%) WAN
10 4 (0.66%) SAN
10 4 (0.66%) VLAN
11 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.33%) Internet
11 2 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (14.78%) Relational Database
2 55 (9.14%) NoSQL
3 49 (8.14%) GIS
4 45 (7.48%) SQL Server
5 42 (6.98%) RDBMS
6 29 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 26 (4.32%) DB2
8 24 (3.99%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.50%) Big Data
11 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.66%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.66%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (12.13%) Eclipse
2 69 (11.46%) JIRA
3 63 (10.47%) Maven
4 48 (7.97%) JUnit
5 46 (7.64%) JProfiler
6 44 (7.31%) Jenkins
7 43 (7.14%) Selenium
8 40 (6.64%) Subversion
9 32 (5.32%) Git (software)
10 28 (4.65%) Gradle
10 28 (4.65%) JBehave
11 26 (4.32%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.82%) SoapUI
13 15 (2.49%) Hudson
14 14 (2.33%) TeamCity
15 13 (2.16%) ClearCase
15 13 (2.16%) Mockito
16 12 (1.99%) Ant
17 11 (1.83%) Firebug
18 10 (1.66%) NetBeans
General
1 103 (17.11%) Finance
2 61 (10.13%) Banking
3 18 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.82%) Front Office
5 16 (2.66%) Legal
6 7 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.83%) Retail
7 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Law
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 318 (52.82%) Developer
2 193 (32.06%) Java Developer
3 87 (14.45%) Architect
4 46 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
5 44 (7.31%) Senior Developer
6 43 (7.14%) GIS Developer
7 38 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 23 (3.82%) Analyst
9 21 (3.49%) Java Architect
10 19 (3.16%) Consultant
11 18 (2.99%) Agile Developer
11 18 (2.99%) Agile Java Developer
12 16 (2.66%) Android Developer
12 16 (2.66%) Java Engineer
12 16 (2.66%) Oracle Developer
13 15 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.49%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.33%) Software Engineer
14 14 (2.33%) XML Developer
15 13 (2.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (23.92%) Web Services
2 128 (21.26%) Spring
3 110 (18.27%) Hibernate
4 101 (16.78%) Java EE
5 96 (15.95%) XML
6 81 (13.46%) AngularJS
7 75 (12.46%) HTML
7 75 (12.46%) J2EE
8 71 (11.79%) JSF
9 68 (11.30%) XSLT
10 65 (10.80%) REST
11 61 (10.13%) jQuery
12 60 (9.97%) Drools
12 60 (9.97%) SOAP
13 58 (9.63%) JPA
14 54 (8.97%) CSS
15 51 (8.47%) Apache CXF
16 50 (8.31%) .NET
17 42 (6.98%) RichFaces
18 38 (6.31%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.99%) DataPower
4 16 (2.66%) User Experience
5 13 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.33%) Equities
8 8 (1.33%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.16%) Clustering
10 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.00%) PKI
11 5 (0.83%) Derivative
11 5 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.83%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 152 (25.25%) Linux
2 114 (18.94%) Unix
3 78 (12.96%) Windows
4 29 (4.82%) Solaris
5 21 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (3.32%) Android
7 18 (2.99%) AIX
8 17 (2.82%) Windows Server
9 15 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.66%) HPUX
10 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.66%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.50%) OS/390
14 3 (0.50%) zOS
15 2 (0.33%) MVS
16 1 (0.17%) CyanogenMod
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (26.58%) SOA
3 119 (19.77%) Scrum
4 104 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (17.11%) OO
6 99 (16.45%) TDD
7 80 (13.29%) Open Source
8 77 (12.79%) SDLC
9 64 (10.63%) BPMN
10 59 (9.80%) Use Case
11 56 (9.30%) UML
12 49 (8.14%) Performance Monitoring
13 47 (7.81%) DevOps
14 45 (7.48%) Data Modelling
14 45 (7.48%) Software Engineering
15 44 (7.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 39 (6.48%) OOD
17 35 (5.81%) BDD
17 35 (5.81%) Logical Data Model
18 34 (5.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 163 (27.08%) SQL
2 128 (21.26%) JavaScript
3 93 (15.45%) Python
4 75 (12.46%) Perl
5 38 (6.31%) C++
6 36 (5.98%) C#
6 36 (5.98%) PowerShell
7 34 (5.65%) PL/SQL
8 29 (4.82%) Ruby
9 27 (4.49%) C
10 22 (3.65%) Bash Shell
11 20 (3.32%) Korn
12 18 (2.99%) Bourne shell
13 17 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.49%) PHP
14 15 (2.49%) VBScript
15 9 (1.50%) VB
15 9 (1.50%) VBA
16 6 (1.00%) Clojure
16 6 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.99%) Degree
3 12 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.00%) CISSP
5 6 (1.00%) PhD
6 5 (0.83%) ISEB
6 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) CCNA
8 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.50%) IISP
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.33%) SANS
10 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.32%) QA
2 17 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.50%) SLA
4 8 (1.33%) HL7
4 8 (1.33%) SEPA
5 2 (0.33%) WCAG
6 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 29 (4.82%) Docker
2 15 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.00%) Veritas File System
3 6 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (0.50%) Xen
5 2 (0.33%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 26 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (3.99%) Ansible
3 21 (3.49%) Puppet
4 16 (2.66%) Tivoli
5 15 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.66%) Netcool
6 10 (1.66%) SCOM
7 9 (1.50%) logstash
8 8 (1.33%) BladeLogic
8 8 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (1.16%) Kibana
10 6 (1.00%) CA Wily
10 6 (1.00%) Nagios
10 6 (1.00%) TADDM
11 5 (0.83%) Control-M
12 4 (0.66%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
13 2 (0.33%) Mesos
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (0.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 166 (27.57%) Oracle
2 48 (7.97%) IBM
3 45 (7.48%) Microsoft
4 35 (5.81%) Red Hat
5 33 (5.48%) Sybase
6 27 (4.49%) ESRI
7 21 (3.49%) HP
8 20 (3.32%) VMware
9 15 (2.49%) Splunk
10 13 (2.16%) CA
11 11 (1.83%) Pega
12 8 (1.33%) Remedy
13 6 (1.00%) Veritas
14 5 (0.83%) SAP
15 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
15 4 (0.66%) Citrix
15 4 (0.66%) EMC
15 4 (0.66%) Fujitsu
15 4 (0.66%) Google
15 4 (0.66%) TIBCO
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