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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 308 436 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.62% 15.86% 14.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.27% 39.39% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 247 155
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.38 £20.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.97% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £20.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
985 1107 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.76% 40.27% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 593 413
Average daily rate £360 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 16
Average hourly rate £34.80 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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 -8 113 £375 -8.53% 41
Glasgow -4 91 £375 - 31
Stirling -2 20 £400 +6.73%
Dundee 0 13 £350 - 3
Aberdeen +7 10 £444 +54.34%
Highlands - 7 - -
Fife -2 6 £338 -38.63% 2
West Lothian -9 6 £375 - 1
Renfrewshire +2 4 £425 +14.46%
Perth and Kinross - 3 £375 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Java
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 255 (41.20%) SQL
2 223 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (34.41%) Spring
4 205 (33.12%) Finance
5 161 (26.01%) JavaScript
6 151 (24.39%) Hibernate
7 137 (22.13%) Oracle
8 133 (21.49%) Web Services
9 127 (20.52%) Banking
10 123 (19.87%) OO
10 123 (19.87%) HTML
11 117 (18.90%) UNIX
12 113 (18.26%) Linux
13 110 (17.77%) TDD
14 109 (17.61%) Relational Database
15 107 (17.29%) XML
16 95 (15.35%) CSS
17 89 (14.38%) J2EE
18 83 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (12.28%) PL/SQL
19 76 (12.28%) JUnit
20 70 (11.31%) SDLC
21 69 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
21 69 (11.15%) JBoss
22 67 (10.82%) Sybase
22 67 (10.82%) SOA
23 63 (10.18%) Investment Banking
24 62 (10.02%) Maven
25 61 (9.85%) RDBMS
25 61 (9.85%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 69 (11.15%) JBoss
2 53 (8.56%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.72%) Apache
4 19 (3.07%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.91%) FileNet
6 16 (2.58%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.62%) CMS
8 8 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.13%) Node.js
9 7 (1.13%) Confluence
10 6 (0.97%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.81%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.81%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.48%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.48%) IIS
12 3 (0.48%) SAS
13 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (1.45%) AutoCAD
1 9 (1.45%) Siemens NX
2 6 (0.97%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.81%) CATIA
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Teamcenter
2 6 (0.97%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Heroku
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.45%) Internet
2 5 (0.81%) LDAP
2 5 (0.81%) HTTP
3 4 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (0.48%) DNS
5 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.32%) DHCP
5 2 (0.32%) SAN
5 2 (0.32%) SSH
5 2 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.16%) CTI
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) FTP
6 1 (0.16%) LAN
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (17.61%) Relational Database
2 61 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.85%) RDBMS
3 34 (5.49%) DB2
4 30 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 22 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (3.23%) MySQL
7 17 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.29%) Sybase IQ
12 8 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.29%) Sybase ASE
13 7 (1.13%) QlikView
13 7 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 76 (12.28%) JUnit
2 62 (10.02%) Maven
3 48 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 46 (7.43%) Selenium
5 45 (7.27%) Ant
6 44 (7.11%) Eclipse
7 41 (6.62%) JIRA
8 34 (5.49%) Cucumber
9 30 (4.85%) Hudson
10 29 (4.68%) Git (software)
11 28 (4.52%) Subversion
12 20 (3.23%) WebDriver
13 16 (2.58%) FitNesse
14 14 (2.26%) Mockito
15 13 (2.10%) Gradle
16 10 (1.62%) CruiseControl
17 8 (1.29%) JProfiler
18 7 (1.13%) Jasmine
18 7 (1.13%) NetBeans
18 7 (1.13%) Toad
General
1 205 (33.12%) Finance
2 127 (20.52%) Banking
3 63 (10.18%) Investment Banking
4 33 (5.33%) Front Office
5 16 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.29%) Retail
7 7 (1.13%) Law
8 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.97%) Military
9 5 (0.81%) Legal
10 3 (0.48%) Marketing
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 416 (67.21%) Developer
2 290 (46.85%) Java Developer
3 87 (14.05%) Senior Developer
4 77 (12.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (6.79%) Architect
6 32 (5.17%) SQL Developer
7 30 (4.85%) Analyst
7 30 (4.85%) Designer
8 29 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
10 18 (2.91%) Software Engineer
10 18 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (2.75%) Consultant
12 12 (1.94%) Business Analyst
13 11 (1.78%) Tester
13 11 (1.78%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (1.62%) Test Analyst
14 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL Developer
14 10 (1.62%) Automation Tester
15 9 (1.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (34.41%) Spring
2 151 (24.39%) Hibernate
3 133 (21.49%) Web Services
4 123 (19.87%) HTML
5 107 (17.29%) XML
6 95 (15.35%) CSS
7 89 (14.38%) J2EE
8 60 (9.69%) JMS
9 59 (9.53%) JSP
10 53 (8.56%) jQuery
11 51 (8.24%) RESTful
12 49 (7.92%) Java EE
13 47 (7.59%) HTML5
14 46 (7.43%) AngularJS
14 46 (7.43%) JPA
15 43 (6.95%) .NET
16 39 (6.30%) REST
17 38 (6.14%) SOAP
18 32 (5.17%) Struts
19 28 (4.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.88%) Derivative
3 23 (3.72%) Equity Derivative
4 16 (2.58%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.58%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.62%) User Experience
8 8 (1.29%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.29%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.29%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.13%) Equities
10 6 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.81%) iPad
12 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.65%) GIS
13 3 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 117 (18.90%) UNIX
2 113 (18.26%) Linux
3 46 (7.43%) Windows
4 16 (2.58%) Android
5 10 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.16%) OS/400
9 1 (0.16%) OS/2
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (19.87%) OO
3 110 (17.77%) TDD
4 83 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (11.31%) SDLC
6 67 (10.82%) SOA
7 56 (9.05%) Software Engineering
8 54 (8.72%) OOD
9 52 (8.40%) Scrum
10 50 (8.08%) Data Modelling
11 47 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 37 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (5.33%) Workflow
14 32 (5.17%) UML
15 31 (5.01%) MVC
16 30 (4.85%) Test Automation
17 26 (4.20%) Web Development
18 24 (3.88%) BDD
19 21 (3.39%) Mentoring
20 20 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 255 (41.20%) SQL
2 161 (26.01%) JavaScript
3 76 (12.28%) PL/SQL
4 60 (9.69%) Perl
5 59 (9.53%) C#
6 42 (6.79%) Shell Script
7 37 (5.98%) C++
8 31 (5.01%) Python
9 15 (2.42%) C
10 12 (1.94%) VBA
10 12 (1.94%) XPath
11 11 (1.78%) PHP
12 10 (1.62%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.29%) Tcl
14 7 (1.13%) ABAP
15 6 (0.97%) Ada
16 5 (0.81%) Scala
16 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.65%) Ruby
18 3 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (4.52%) Degree
2 24 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.26%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.62%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) MCSE
6 2 (0.32%) ISEB
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) CISM
7 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) CFA
7 1 (0.16%) HND
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.78%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) GAAP
3 1 (0.16%) DICOM
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.16%) SRDF
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.97%) Puppet
1 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.48%) Nagios
3 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) StatsD
4 1 (0.16%) Graphite
4 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 137 (22.13%) Oracle
2 67 (10.82%) Sybase
3 18 (2.91%) IBM
4 16 (2.58%) Red Hat
5 12 (1.94%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.45%) Adobe
6 9 (1.45%) SAP
7 8 (1.29%) Sun
7 8 (1.29%) webMethods
7 8 (1.29%) VMware
8 4 (0.65%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.65%) Remedy
8 4 (0.65%) Kofax
8 4 (0.65%) Cognos
9 3 (0.48%) Actuate
9 3 (0.48%) Perforce
9 3 (0.48%) Google
9 3 (0.48%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.32%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.32%) Alterian
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