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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 388 304 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.31% 10.12% 16.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.86% 32.00% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 133 281
Median daily rate £353 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +96.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.12%
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
1082 950 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.12% 31.61% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 487 645
Median daily rate £350 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 17
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 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 1 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 +10 172 £370 -4.51% 23
Glasgow +3 123 £355 -5.33% 42
Renfrewshire -9 41 £320 -24.70%
Stirling 0 16 £475 +22.58%
Dundee +4 12 £225 -35.48% 1
West Lothian +2 5 £423 +12.66% 2
Aberdeen -5 3 £350 -18.84% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £419 -
Inverclyde +7 1 £345 -
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 291 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 191 (28.90%) SQL
4 185 (27.99%) Linux
5 160 (24.21%) Web Services
6 147 (22.24%) Python
6 147 (22.24%) Scrum
7 145 (21.94%) Oracle
8 143 (21.63%) Unix
9 137 (20.73%) JBoss
9 137 (20.73%) Spring
10 120 (18.15%) OO
11 119 (18.00%) Perl
11 119 (18.00%) Finance
12 114 (17.25%) Open Source
13 109 (16.49%) SOA
14 101 (15.28%) TDD
15 100 (15.13%) Maven
15 100 (15.13%) Hibernate
16 98 (14.83%) HTML
17 96 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
17 96 (14.52%) SDLC
18 91 (13.77%) XML
19 89 (13.46%) JIRA
20 85 (12.86%) Java EE
21 84 (12.71%) Relational Database
22 82 (12.41%) AngularJS
22 82 (12.41%) jQuery
23 80 (12.10%) REST
24 79 (11.95%) GIS

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 (20.73%) JBoss
2 72 (10.89%) GeoServer
3 43 (6.51%) WebSphere
4 37 (5.60%) Tomcat
5 32 (4.84%) Apache
6 22 (3.33%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (2.12%) ArcGIS
9 12 (1.82%) IIS
9 12 (1.82%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.51%) Confluence
10 10 (1.51%) WebLogic Portal
10 10 (1.51%) WebSphere Portal
11 9 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.21%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 6 (0.91%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.61%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) DOC1
3 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.91%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.76%) Global One
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.61%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.30%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.30%) Primavera
7 1 (0.15%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.82%) PaaS
3 9 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.91%) SaaS
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.61%) IaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.45%) iTunes
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Google Play
9 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.84%) HTTP
2 22 (3.33%) SSL
3 17 (2.57%) Firewall
4 14 (2.12%) HTTPS
5 12 (1.82%) LDAP
6 10 (1.51%) DNS
6 10 (1.51%) FTP
6 10 (1.51%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.21%) SSH
7 8 (1.21%) WinSCP
8 7 (1.06%) LAN
8 7 (1.06%) WAN
9 6 (0.91%) Internet
9 6 (0.91%) Network Security
10 5 (0.76%) SAN
10 5 (0.76%) VLAN
10 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.30%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.30%) IPsec
11 2 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.71%) Relational Database
2 79 (11.95%) GIS
3 70 (10.59%) NoSQL
4 67 (10.14%) SQL Server
5 48 (7.26%) DB2
6 47 (7.11%) RDBMS
7 33 (4.99%) MongoDB
8 32 (4.84%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.42%) Spatial Data
10 13 (1.97%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.66%) QGIS
13 9 (1.36%) ObjectStore
13 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.91%) Big Data
15 6 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.61%) MarkLogic
16 4 (0.61%) UniData
Development Applications
1 100 (15.13%) Maven
2 89 (13.46%) JIRA
3 73 (11.04%) Jenkins
4 66 (9.98%) Subversion
5 61 (9.23%) Selenium
6 60 (9.08%) JUnit
7 54 (8.17%) Gradle
7 54 (8.17%) JBehave
8 53 (8.02%) Git (software)
9 52 (7.87%) Cucumber
10 41 (6.20%) Eclipse
11 29 (4.39%) Artifactory
12 20 (3.03%) Hudson
13 18 (2.72%) TeamCity
14 15 (2.27%) Bower
15 14 (2.12%) SoapUI
16 13 (1.97%) JProfiler
17 12 (1.82%) Ant
18 11 (1.66%) ClearCase
19 10 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 119 (18.00%) Finance
2 77 (11.65%) Banking
3 29 (4.39%) Front Office
4 23 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.57%) Legal
6 9 (1.36%) Games
7 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.76%) German Language
8 5 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.61%) French Language
10 3 (0.45%) Law
10 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Retail
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 371 (56.13%) Developer
2 191 (28.90%) Java Developer
3 67 (10.14%) GIS Developer
4 60 (9.08%) Architect
5 51 (7.72%) Senior Developer
6 45 (6.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (3.78%) Web Developer
9 22 (3.33%) Android Developer
9 22 (3.33%) Consultant
10 21 (3.18%) Analyst
10 21 (3.18%) Applications Developer
11 20 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (2.57%) Software Engineer
13 16 (2.42%) Java Architect
14 15 (2.27%) GIS Web Developer
14 15 (2.27%) Open Source Developer
15 14 (2.12%) SQL Developer
16 13 (1.97%) C++ Developer
17 11 (1.66%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (24.21%) Web Services
2 137 (20.73%) Spring
3 100 (15.13%) Hibernate
4 98 (14.83%) HTML
5 91 (13.77%) XML
6 85 (12.86%) Java EE
7 82 (12.41%) AngularJS
7 82 (12.41%) jQuery
8 80 (12.10%) REST
9 76 (11.50%) SOAP
10 72 (10.89%) PostGIS
11 71 (10.74%) OpenLayers
12 65 (9.83%) CSS
13 62 (9.38%) J2EE
13 62 (9.38%) Leaflet
14 55 (8.32%) JSF
15 54 (8.17%) JMS
16 52 (7.87%) Drools
17 51 (7.72%) XSLT
18 46 (6.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.66%) User Experience
3 28 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.18%) DataPower
5 16 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.97%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.66%) Equities
10 10 (1.51%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.21%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.06%) Clustering
12 7 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.91%) Derivative
13 6 (0.91%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.91%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 185 (27.99%) Linux
2 143 (21.63%) Unix
3 74 (11.20%) Windows
4 40 (6.05%) Solaris
5 36 (5.45%) Android
6 31 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (4.24%) AIX
8 19 (2.87%) Apple iOS
9 16 (2.42%) HPUX
10 13 (1.97%) Windows Server
10 13 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.66%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.61%) OS/390
13 2 (0.30%) zOS
14 1 (0.15%) CyanogenMod
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (22.24%) Scrum
3 120 (18.15%) OO
4 114 (17.25%) Open Source
5 109 (16.49%) SOA
6 101 (15.28%) TDD
7 96 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (14.52%) SDLC
8 64 (9.68%) OOD
8 64 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 58 (8.77%) BDD
10 51 (7.72%) Kanban
11 50 (7.56%) DevOps
12 47 (7.11%) Web Development
13 43 (6.51%) Unit Testing
14 42 (6.35%) ITIL
15 36 (5.45%) Mentoring
16 35 (5.30%) BPMN
17 33 (4.99%) Use Case
18 31 (4.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 202 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 191 (28.90%) SQL
3 147 (22.24%) Python
4 119 (18.00%) Perl
5 68 (10.29%) C#
6 62 (9.38%) C++
7 40 (6.05%) Ruby
8 36 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 32 (4.84%) PowerShell
10 30 (4.54%) C
11 22 (3.33%) Korn
11 22 (3.33%) PHP
12 19 (2.87%) Bourne shell
12 19 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.87%) VBScript
13 17 (2.57%) CoffeeScript
14 14 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.12%) VBA
15 13 (1.97%) VB
16 8 (1.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.75%) Degree
3 30 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.91%) CISSP
7 5 (0.76%) ISEB
8 4 (0.61%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.61%) CCNA
8 4 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.61%) VCAP
8 4 (0.61%) VCP6
8 4 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) IISP
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.08%) QA
2 24 (3.63%) WCAG
3 18 (2.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.36%) SLA
5 8 (1.21%) HL7
5 8 (1.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (4.84%) Docker
2 13 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.06%) GeoWebCache
4 6 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (0.91%) Veritas File System
4 6 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.61%) vSphere
6 3 (0.45%) Xen
7 2 (0.30%) KVM
7 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.15%) SRDF
8 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (7.56%) Ansible
2 21 (3.18%) Puppet
3 18 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.57%) Tivoli
5 15 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (1.82%) HP SiteScope
7 11 (1.66%) Netcool
7 11 (1.66%) SCOM
8 9 (1.36%) BladeLogic
9 6 (0.91%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.91%) Nagios
9 6 (0.91%) TADDM
10 4 (0.61%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.61%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.61%) OVPA
10 4 (0.61%) vRealize
11 3 (0.45%) Control-M
12 2 (0.30%) Kibana
12 2 (0.30%) logstash
12 2 (0.30%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 145 (21.94%) Oracle
2 61 (9.23%) ESRI
3 54 (8.17%) Sybase
4 47 (7.11%) IBM
5 45 (6.81%) Microsoft
6 41 (6.20%) Red Hat
7 39 (5.90%) HP
8 31 (4.69%) VMware
9 16 (2.42%) CA
10 14 (2.12%) EMC
10 14 (2.12%) Splunk
11 11 (1.66%) Pega
12 8 (1.21%) Remedy
13 7 (1.06%) Cisco
14 6 (0.91%) ForgeRock
14 6 (0.91%) Veritas
14 6 (0.91%) webMethods
15 5 (0.76%) Fujitsu
15 5 (0.76%) ILOG
15 5 (0.76%) SAP
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