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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 359 276 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.34% 8.55% 14.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.67% 27.52% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 135 225
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +96.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
905 1003 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.19% 31.06% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 531 612
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +7 147 £350 -6.66% 42
Glasgow +3 118 £400 +11.11% 36
Renfrewshire +2 33 £310 -
Aberdeenshire - 15 £400 -
Stirling +4 12 - -
West Lothian +7 7 £329 -15.22% 2
Dundee +3 7 £300 +20.00%
Aberdeen +2 3 £350 -22.22%
West Dunbartonshire -6 2 £410 -2.38%
Fife -3 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £500 -
Angus - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 346 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (31.46%) JavaScript
3 217 (29.69%) SQL
3 217 (29.69%) Linux
4 204 (27.91%) Python
5 192 (26.27%) Scrum
6 159 (21.75%) Finance
7 152 (20.79%) Web Services
7 152 (20.79%) Unix
7 152 (20.79%) Spring
8 149 (20.38%) JBoss
9 139 (19.02%) Oracle
10 137 (18.74%) Perl
11 129 (17.65%) Open Source
12 126 (17.24%) Maven
13 125 (17.10%) TDD
14 118 (16.14%) OO
15 117 (16.01%) XML
16 113 (15.46%) HTML
16 113 (15.46%) JIRA
17 111 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
18 104 (14.23%) SDLC
19 99 (13.54%) Hibernate
20 98 (13.41%) GeoServer
20 98 (13.41%) OpenLayers
20 98 (13.41%) PostGIS
20 98 (13.41%) Jenkins
21 97 (13.27%) Relational Database
22 95 (13.00%) GIS
23 91 (12.45%) Java EE

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
1 149 (20.38%) JBoss
2 98 (13.41%) GeoServer
3 39 (5.34%) WebSphere
4 36 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 33 (4.51%) Apache
6 17 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (1.50%) WebSphere Portal
9 10 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 9 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.68%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.68%) Confluence
12 5 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.55%) AquaLogic
13 4 (0.55%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.55%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.55%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.82%) MS Office
3 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.14%) DOC1
4 1 (0.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 22 (3.01%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.68%) Global One
2 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.68%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.55%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.55%) Sonata
4 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.82%) PaaS
5 5 (0.68%) SaaS
6 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.55%) iTunes
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.83%) HTTP
2 23 (3.15%) SSL
3 20 (2.74%) Firewall
4 12 (1.64%) DNS
5 11 (1.50%) Internet
6 10 (1.37%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.09%) SSH
8 6 (0.82%) Network Security
9 5 (0.68%) SAN
9 5 (0.68%) WAN
9 5 (0.68%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.55%) LAN
11 3 (0.41%) LDAP
11 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.41%) VLAN
12 2 (0.27%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.14%) DHCP
13 1 (0.14%) DMZ
13 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (13.27%) Relational Database
2 95 (13.00%) GIS
3 68 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 66 (9.03%) DB2
5 65 (8.89%) NoSQL
6 59 (8.07%) RDBMS
7 47 (6.43%) Oracle Database
8 32 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.60%) Spatial Data
10 18 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.92%) ObjectStore
12 12 (1.64%) Big Data
13 10 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.37%) QGIS
14 8 (1.09%) MarkLogic
15 6 (0.82%) MySQL
15 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.68%) Apache Hive
17 4 (0.55%) KDB
17 4 (0.55%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 126 (17.24%) Maven
2 113 (15.46%) JIRA
3 98 (13.41%) Jenkins
4 78 (10.67%) Selenium
5 76 (10.40%) Cucumber
6 72 (9.85%) Gradle
6 72 (9.85%) JUnit
7 71 (9.71%) Subversion
8 64 (8.76%) JBehave
9 54 (7.39%) Git (software)
10 51 (6.98%) Artifactory
11 41 (5.61%) Eclipse
12 18 (2.46%) Hudson
13 16 (2.19%) SoapUI
13 16 (2.19%) TeamCity
14 15 (2.05%) Bower
15 12 (1.64%) Ant
16 11 (1.50%) LoadRunner
16 11 (1.50%) WebDriver
17 10 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 159 (21.75%) Finance
2 84 (11.49%) Banking
3 31 (4.24%) Front Office
4 24 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.50%) Games
5 11 (1.50%) Legal
6 8 (1.09%) French Language
6 8 (1.09%) German Language
7 5 (0.68%) Law
8 4 (0.55%) Billing
8 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Retail
10 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 469 (64.16%) Developer
2 254 (34.75%) Java Developer
3 71 (9.71%) GIS Developer
4 57 (7.80%) Senior Developer
5 47 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (5.47%) Web Developer
7 31 (4.24%) Applications Developer
8 24 (3.28%) Analyst
9 21 (2.87%) Consultant
10 19 (2.60%) GIS Web Developer
10 19 (2.60%) Software Engineer
11 18 (2.46%) Android Developer
12 17 (2.33%) Applications Support
12 17 (2.33%) Architect
12 17 (2.33%) SQL Developer
13 16 (2.19%) Test Analyst
14 15 (2.05%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (2.05%) Python Developer
15 14 (1.92%) Senior Test Analyst
15 14 (1.92%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (20.79%) Spring
1 152 (20.79%) Web Services
2 117 (16.01%) XML
3 113 (15.46%) HTML
4 99 (13.54%) Hibernate
5 98 (13.41%) OpenLayers
5 98 (13.41%) PostGIS
6 91 (12.45%) Java EE
7 90 (12.31%) Leaflet
8 89 (12.18%) AngularJS
9 87 (11.90%) JMS
10 85 (11.63%) SOAP
11 81 (11.08%) REST
12 77 (10.53%) jQuery
13 70 (9.58%) J2EE
14 62 (8.48%) XSLT
15 51 (6.98%) JSF
16 49 (6.70%) Drools
17 48 (6.57%) CSS
18 47 (6.43%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.84%) User Experience
3 42 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.69%) Equity Derivative
6 22 (3.01%) Mathematics
7 16 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.19%) Equities
8 14 (1.92%) Derivative
8 14 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.78%) DataPower
10 12 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.64%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.96%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.68%) Fintech
13 5 (0.68%) iPad
13 5 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 217 (29.69%) Linux
2 152 (20.79%) Unix
3 64 (8.76%) Windows
4 47 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (5.06%) Android
5 37 (5.06%) Solaris
6 35 (4.79%) AIX
7 23 (3.15%) HPUX
8 20 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.78%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.96%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.55%) OS/390
13 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) CyanogenMod
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (26.27%) Scrum
3 129 (17.65%) Open Source
4 125 (17.10%) TDD
5 118 (16.14%) OO
6 111 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (14.23%) SDLC
8 90 (12.31%) BDD
9 82 (11.22%) SOA
10 76 (10.40%) Software Engineering
11 72 (9.85%) OOD
12 63 (8.62%) Web Development
13 62 (8.48%) ITIL
14 51 (6.98%) Kanban
15 50 (6.84%) Unit Testing
16 39 (5.34%) DevOps
16 39 (5.34%) Release Management
17 35 (4.79%) Multithreading
17 35 (4.79%) User Stories
18 34 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 230 (31.46%) JavaScript
2 217 (29.69%) SQL
3 204 (27.91%) Python
4 137 (18.74%) Perl
5 85 (11.63%) C#
6 80 (10.94%) C++
7 38 (5.20%) PL/SQL
8 31 (4.24%) C
9 29 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 27 (3.69%) PHP
11 24 (3.28%) Ruby
12 22 (3.01%) Korn
13 21 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.74%) Bourne shell
14 20 (2.74%) VB
14 20 (2.74%) VBScript
15 19 (2.60%) VBA
16 18 (2.46%) CoffeeScript
17 16 (2.19%) VB.NET
18 15 (2.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 70 (9.58%) Degree
2 58 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.50%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.23%) ISEB
6 5 (0.68%) CISSP
6 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.55%) CCNA
7 4 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.55%) VCAP
7 4 (0.55%) VCP6
7 4 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.41%) SANS
9 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.10%) WCAG
2 27 (3.69%) QA
3 14 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.14%) SDET
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (2.87%) Docker
2 7 (0.96%) GeoWebCache
2 7 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.55%) vSphere
4 2 (0.27%) HDFS
4 2 (0.27%) KVM
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) SRDF
5 1 (0.14%) vCloud
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) Xen
5 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 65 (8.89%) Ansible
2 17 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 16 (2.19%) Puppet
4 14 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
5 13 (1.78%) Netcool
5 13 (1.78%) SCOM
6 11 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.23%) OVPA
8 6 (0.82%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.68%) CA Wily
9 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.55%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.55%) vRealize
11 3 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (0.41%) Control-M
11 3 (0.41%) Kibana
11 3 (0.41%) QRadar
12 2 (0.27%) Graphite
12 2 (0.27%) Mesos
12 2 (0.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 139 (19.02%) Oracle
2 90 (12.31%) ESRI
3 77 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 69 (9.44%) Sybase
5 46 (6.29%) HP
6 42 (5.75%) IBM
7 35 (4.79%) Microsoft
8 24 (3.28%) VMware
9 19 (2.60%) EMC
10 18 (2.46%) CA
11 15 (2.05%) ILOG
11 15 (2.05%) Splunk
12 7 (0.96%) webMethods
13 6 (0.82%) Cisco
14 4 (0.55%) Axway
14 4 (0.55%) FNZ
14 4 (0.55%) ForgeRock
14 4 (0.55%) Fujitsu
14 4 (0.55%) Sun
14 4 (0.55%) SunGard
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