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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / Scotland
Rank 5 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 288 306 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.72% 11.88% 10.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.64% 34.97% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 174 192
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £531 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +15.02%

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
786 875 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.64% 33.97% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 487 588
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +5 167 £388 -3.12% 33
Glasgow -2 84 £358 -4.66% 23
West Lothian +1 20 £388 - 1
Fife - 5 £265 -
Moray - 4 £275 -
Aberdeen -10 3 - -
Dundee - 3 - - 4
Angus - 3 - -
Stirling +2 2 £475 +18.75%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 306 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (29.59%) Scrum
3 153 (27.27%) SQL
4 141 (25.13%) Python
5 122 (21.75%) JavaScript
6 120 (21.39%) Finance
7 115 (20.50%) Linux
7 115 (20.50%) Spring
8 112 (19.96%) TDD
9 104 (18.54%) Web Services
10 102 (18.18%) Oracle
11 101 (18.00%) AngularJS
12 91 (16.22%) BDD
13 89 (15.86%) HTML
14 86 (15.33%) Maven
14 86 (15.33%) Selenium
14 86 (15.33%) Jenkins
15 85 (15.15%) Cucumber
16 83 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (14.08%) JIRA
18 74 (13.19%) Relational Database
19 73 (13.01%) Software Engineering
20 67 (11.94%) Git (software)
20 67 (11.94%) OO
20 67 (11.94%) SOA
21 65 (11.59%) XML
21 65 (11.59%) REST
22 62 (11.05%) Unix
23 61 (10.87%) JBoss
24 60 (10.70%) J2EE

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 61 (10.87%) JBoss
2 35 (6.24%) GeoServer
3 24 (4.28%) Apache
3 24 (4.28%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (2.32%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.96%) Confluence
7 10 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.25%) CMS
10 5 (0.89%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.89%) IIS
11 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.71%) CICS
11 4 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.71%) nginx
11 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) MS Office
2 3 (0.53%) AutoCAD
2 3 (0.53%) Siemens NX
3 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.89%) Sonata
4 4 (0.71%) Maximo
5 3 (0.53%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.43%) PaaS
4 7 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.89%) GitHub
6 5 (0.89%) iTunes
7 4 (0.71%) IaaS
7 4 (0.71%) SaaS
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.36%) Route 53
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.18%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.85%) Firewall
2 15 (2.67%) DNS
2 15 (2.67%) HTTP
3 7 (1.25%) Internet
4 5 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (0.71%) SSL
5 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.18%) Broadband
7 1 (0.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) DVB
7 1 (0.18%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.19%) Relational Database
2 52 (9.27%) Oracle Database
3 46 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 31 (5.53%) GIS
5 28 (4.99%) MySQL
6 27 (4.81%) RDBMS
7 24 (4.28%) SQL Server
8 21 (3.74%) DB2
9 20 (3.57%) Big Data
10 17 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 17 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (2.85%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.67%) Spatial Data
13 13 (2.32%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.07%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.89%) HBase
16 4 (0.71%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
17 3 (0.53%) KDB
Development Applications
1 86 (15.33%) Jenkins
1 86 (15.33%) Maven
1 86 (15.33%) Selenium
2 85 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 79 (14.08%) JIRA
4 67 (11.94%) Git (software)
5 51 (9.09%) Gradle
6 38 (6.77%) Subversion
7 33 (5.88%) JBehave
8 28 (4.99%) Eclipse
9 26 (4.63%) JUnit
10 24 (4.28%) WebDriver
11 20 (3.57%) Ant
12 14 (2.50%) SoapUI
13 13 (2.32%) Artifactory
13 13 (2.32%) LoadRunner
14 12 (2.14%) Hudson
15 10 (1.78%) Mockito
16 6 (1.07%) Bugzilla
16 6 (1.07%) GitLab
General
1 120 (21.39%) Finance
2 40 (7.13%) Banking
3 13 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.43%) Billing
5 7 (1.25%) Law
6 6 (1.07%) Games
7 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.71%) Marketing
8 3 (0.53%) Retail
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Front Office
9 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (56.51%) Developer
2 188 (33.51%) Java Developer
3 33 (5.88%) Java Engineer
3 33 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 29 (5.17%) Analyst
5 27 (4.81%) Architect
5 27 (4.81%) Senior Developer
6 26 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (4.63%) Tester
7 22 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (3.92%) Test Engineer
8 20 (3.57%) Angular Developer
8 20 (3.57%) Consultant
8 20 (3.57%) Python Developer
9 17 (3.03%) GIS Developer
9 17 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (2.85%) Web Developer
11 14 (2.50%) Automation Tester
11 14 (2.50%) Junior
11 14 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (20.50%) Spring
2 104 (18.54%) Web Services
3 101 (18.00%) AngularJS
4 89 (15.86%) HTML
5 65 (11.59%) REST
5 65 (11.59%) XML
6 60 (10.70%) J2EE
7 52 (9.27%) CSS
8 51 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 49 (8.73%) HTML5
10 45 (8.02%) SOAP
11 40 (7.13%) Java EE
12 37 (6.60%) RESTful
13 36 (6.42%) JMS
13 36 (6.42%) OpenLayers
14 35 (6.24%) PostGIS
15 34 (6.06%) .NET
15 34 (6.06%) jQuery
15 34 (6.06%) Leaflet
16 33 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.32%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.14%) Fintech
7 12 (2.14%) User Experience
8 10 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.25%) iPad
11 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.89%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.89%) iPhone
11 5 (0.89%) Social Media
12 4 (0.71%) Derivative
12 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.50%) Linux
2 62 (11.05%) Unix
3 33 (5.88%) Android
4 26 (4.63%) Windows
5 19 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.53%) MVS
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) CentOS
8 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) VMS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (29.59%) Scrum
3 112 (19.96%) TDD
4 91 (16.22%) BDD
5 83 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (13.01%) Software Engineering
7 67 (11.94%) OO
7 67 (11.94%) SOA
8 50 (8.91%) Open Source
9 46 (8.20%) DevOps
10 42 (7.49%) SDLC
10 42 (7.49%) Web Development
11 41 (7.31%) Microservices
12 39 (6.95%) Test Automation
13 28 (4.99%) CRM
14 25 (4.46%) Kanban
14 25 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 24 (4.28%) Automated Testing
16 22 (3.92%) Configuration Management
17 20 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (27.27%) SQL
2 141 (25.13%) Python
3 122 (21.75%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.73%) C#
5 42 (7.49%) PL/SQL
6 33 (5.88%) C++
7 30 (5.35%) Perl
8 19 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.03%) C
10 16 (2.85%) PHP
10 16 (2.85%) Ruby
11 11 (1.96%) Scala
12 10 (1.78%) XPath
13 8 (1.43%) Groovy
14 7 (1.25%) XQuery
15 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.07%) VB
16 5 (0.89%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (10.16%) Degree
2 23 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.43%) CISSP
5 6 (1.07%) ISEB
6 5 (0.89%) SANS
7 4 (0.71%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.53%) CEH
9 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) VCAP
9 2 (0.36%) VCP6
9 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.18%) IISP
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.77%) QA
2 10 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.71%) WCAG
4 3 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.53%) MiFID
5 2 (0.36%) EMIR
5 2 (0.36%) SDET
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (3.57%) Docker
2 5 (0.89%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.18%) Xen
4 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (5.35%) Ansible
2 25 (4.46%) Puppet
3 13 (2.32%) OpenView
4 12 (2.14%) HP SiteScope
5 9 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.89%) ArcSight ESM
7 5 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.89%) logstash
7 5 (0.89%) QRadar
7 5 (0.89%) TIBCO Hawk
8 4 (0.71%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.36%) SCCM
9 2 (0.36%) vRealize
10 1 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.18%) Packer
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 102 (18.18%) Oracle
2 34 (6.06%) ESRI
3 31 (5.53%) Red Hat
4 21 (3.74%) IBM
5 15 (2.67%) HP
5 15 (2.67%) Splunk
6 13 (2.32%) Microsoft
6 13 (2.32%) Sybase
7 10 (1.78%) TIBCO
8 9 (1.60%) Adobe
9 8 (1.43%) Perforce
10 7 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.07%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.89%) Alterian
12 5 (0.89%) ArcSight
12 5 (0.89%) FNZ
12 5 (0.89%) MapR
12 5 (0.89%) Symantec
12 5 (0.89%) VMware
13 4 (0.71%) ILOG
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