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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / Scotland
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 265 310 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.99% 11.72% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.38% 35.59% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 195 198
Median daily rate £375 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

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
749 871 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.20% 32.94% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 513 599
Median daily rate £365 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 11
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £22.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 143 £375 -3.22% 48
Glasgow +3 82 £363 +11.53% 11
West Lothian +3 25 £388 -
Aberdeen -12 4 £400 - 2
Angus - 4 - -
Fife 0 2 £263 -
Stirling -3 2 £475 +2.70%
Dundee - 2 - -
Renfrewshire +18 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 310 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (29.51%) Scrum
3 164 (28.47%) SQL
4 159 (27.60%) Python
5 139 (24.13%) JavaScript
6 123 (21.35%) Linux
7 118 (20.49%) Oracle
8 114 (19.79%) Web Services
8 114 (19.79%) TDD
9 105 (18.23%) Finance
10 102 (17.71%) JBoss
11 101 (17.53%) Spring
11 101 (17.53%) Maven
12 97 (16.84%) JIRA
13 96 (16.67%) HTML
14 95 (16.49%) AngularJS
15 94 (16.32%) BDD
16 87 (15.10%) XML
17 84 (14.58%) Relational Database
18 83 (14.41%) SOA
19 82 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
20 76 (13.19%) Unix
21 75 (13.02%) Open Source
21 75 (13.02%) Jenkins
22 74 (12.85%) Cucumber
23 72 (12.50%) J2EE
24 70 (12.15%) OO
24 70 (12.15%) Selenium
25 61 (10.59%) Software Engineering
25 61 (10.59%) Hibernate

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
1 102 (17.71%) JBoss
2 51 (8.85%) GeoServer
3 31 (5.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 31 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 29 (5.03%) Apache
5 18 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.22%) Confluence
8 6 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.87%) CMS
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.69%) CICS
10 4 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.69%) nginx
10 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.22%) MS Office
2 5 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.35%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 18 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.39%) Sonata
3 3 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.22%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (1.04%) PaaS
5 5 (0.87%) iTunes
6 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.69%) IaaS
6 4 (0.69%) SaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.35%) Route 53
7 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.51%) HTTP
2 18 (3.13%) Firewall
3 16 (2.78%) DNS
4 12 (2.08%) Internet
5 10 (1.74%) SSL
6 7 (1.22%) HTTPS
7 6 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.52%) Network Security
10 2 (0.35%) VLAN
10 2 (0.35%) WAN
11 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.17%) Broadband
11 1 (0.17%) DHCP
11 1 (0.17%) DVB
11 1 (0.17%) LAN
11 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 56 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 50 (8.68%) NoSQL
4 46 (7.99%) GIS
5 32 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 30 (5.21%) SQL Server
7 27 (4.69%) DB2
8 20 (3.47%) MySQL
9 18 (3.13%) Big Data
10 17 (2.95%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.60%) Spatial Data
12 12 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 12 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.04%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.87%) HBase
14 5 (0.87%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.69%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 101 (17.53%) Maven
2 97 (16.84%) JIRA
3 75 (13.02%) Jenkins
4 74 (12.85%) Cucumber
5 70 (12.15%) Selenium
6 57 (9.90%) Gradle
7 48 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 42 (7.29%) Subversion
9 40 (6.94%) JBehave
10 33 (5.73%) Eclipse
11 31 (5.38%) JUnit
12 25 (4.34%) Artifactory
13 14 (2.43%) LoadRunner
14 13 (2.26%) Ant
15 12 (2.08%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.74%) Hudson
16 10 (1.74%) SoapUI
17 6 (1.04%) Jasmine
17 6 (1.04%) TeamCity
18 5 (0.87%) JProfiler
General
1 105 (18.23%) Finance
2 40 (6.94%) Banking
3 12 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.39%) Billing
5 6 (1.04%) Games
5 6 (1.04%) Law
6 5 (0.87%) Front Office
6 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.52%) Publishing
8 3 (0.52%) Retail
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 350 (60.76%) Developer
2 210 (36.46%) Java Developer
3 34 (5.90%) Analyst
4 30 (5.21%) Senior Developer
5 28 (4.86%) Java Engineer
6 27 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 24 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (4.17%) Tester
8 23 (3.99%) GIS Developer
8 23 (3.99%) Python Developer
9 21 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (3.47%) Web Developer
11 18 (3.13%) Architect
12 17 (2.95%) Angular Developer
13 16 (2.78%) Applications Developer
13 16 (2.78%) Consultant
13 16 (2.78%) Designer
13 16 (2.78%) Developer in Test
14 15 (2.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (19.79%) Web Services
2 101 (17.53%) Spring
3 96 (16.67%) HTML
4 95 (16.49%) AngularJS
5 87 (15.10%) XML
6 72 (12.50%) J2EE
7 61 (10.59%) Hibernate
8 59 (10.24%) REST
9 57 (9.90%) SOAP
10 55 (9.55%) Java EE
11 52 (9.03%) OpenLayers
12 51 (8.85%) PostGIS
13 50 (8.68%) CSS
13 50 (8.68%) JMS
13 50 (8.68%) Leaflet
14 45 (7.81%) XSLT
15 43 (7.47%) HTML5
15 43 (7.47%) RESTful
16 41 (7.12%) jQuery
17 32 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.34%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.13%) User Experience
6 15 (2.60%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.91%) Fintech
8 10 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.56%) DataPower
9 9 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.22%) Derivative
11 7 (1.22%) iPad
12 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.87%) Applied Mathematics
13 5 (0.87%) Equities
13 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.87%) iPhone
13 5 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 123 (21.35%) Linux
2 76 (13.19%) Unix
3 30 (5.21%) Windows
4 27 (4.69%) Android
5 21 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.39%) Solaris
8 6 (1.04%) AIX
9 2 (0.35%) CentOS
9 2 (0.35%) HPUX
9 2 (0.35%) MVS
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) VMS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (29.51%) Scrum
3 114 (19.79%) TDD
4 94 (16.32%) BDD
5 83 (14.41%) SOA
6 82 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (13.02%) Open Source
8 70 (12.15%) OO
9 61 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 44 (7.64%) SDLC
11 41 (7.12%) DevOps
11 41 (7.12%) Web Development
12 39 (6.77%) Microservices
13 34 (5.90%) Kanban
14 31 (5.38%) Open Source Development
15 30 (5.21%) CRM
16 26 (4.51%) User Stories
17 25 (4.34%) Mentoring
17 25 (4.34%) Test Automation
18 22 (3.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (28.47%) SQL
2 159 (27.60%) Python
3 139 (24.13%) JavaScript
4 60 (10.42%) C#
5 48 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 41 (7.12%) C++
7 39 (6.77%) Perl
8 27 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.47%) C
10 16 (2.78%) PHP
11 13 (2.26%) Ruby
11 13 (2.26%) VBA
12 12 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.08%) Scala
12 12 (2.08%) XPath
13 10 (1.74%) Groovy
13 10 (1.74%) VB
13 10 (1.74%) XQuery
14 9 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 53 (9.20%) Degree
2 26 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.39%) ISEB
5 6 (1.04%) CISSP
6 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.87%) SANS
7 4 (0.69%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.17%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.08%) QA
2 8 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.04%) WCAG
4 4 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.35%) SDET
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (2.95%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.35%) zsh
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (5.90%) Ansible
2 19 (3.30%) Puppet
3 10 (1.74%) HP SiteScope
3 10 (1.74%) OpenView
4 8 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.87%) ArcSight ESM
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.87%) QRadar
6 4 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.69%) logstash
7 3 (0.52%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.35%) OVPA
9 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.17%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) Netcool
9 1 (0.17%) SCCM
9 1 (0.17%) SCOM
9 1 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (20.49%) Oracle
2 50 (8.68%) ESRI
3 49 (8.51%) Red Hat
4 24 (4.17%) IBM
5 18 (3.13%) HP
5 18 (3.13%) Sybase
6 12 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 11 (1.91%) Splunk
8 9 (1.56%) ILOG
9 8 (1.39%) FNZ
10 7 (1.22%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.87%) ArcSight
11 5 (0.87%) MapR
11 5 (0.87%) Symantec
12 4 (0.69%) EMC
12 4 (0.69%) Perforce
12 4 (0.69%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.52%) Adobe
13 3 (0.52%) AppDynamics
13 3 (0.52%) VMware
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