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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 303 446 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.07% 16.38% 15.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.79% 40.66% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 281 170
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.19 £20.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.65% -51.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
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
953 1097 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.66% 40.29% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 646 459
Average daily rate £363 £371 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 17
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow -5 103 £375 +5.48% 28
Edinburgh -11 98 £386 -3.43% 41
Stirling -1 18 £388 +3.33% 1
West Lothian -5 15 £375 -
Fife 0 14 £338 -38.63% 2
Dundee - 11 £349 - 2
Highlands - 11 - - 2
Aberdeen +8 10 £431 +46.18% 2
Renfrewshire +4 9 £425 +14.46%
North Lanarkshire - 7 - -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £375 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (42.15%) SQL
2 228 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (37.36%) Spring
4 192 (31.74%) Finance
5 173 (28.60%) JavaScript
6 148 (24.46%) Hibernate
7 136 (22.48%) Banking
8 133 (21.98%) Oracle
9 129 (21.32%) Web Services
10 127 (20.99%) HTML
11 118 (19.50%) UNIX
12 117 (19.34%) OO
13 116 (19.17%) Relational Database
14 110 (18.18%) XML
15 104 (17.19%) TDD
16 101 (16.69%) Linux
17 99 (16.36%) CSS
18 80 (13.22%) J2EE
19 78 (12.89%) JUnit
20 75 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
20 75 (12.40%) SDLC
21 71 (11.74%) Sybase
22 70 (11.57%) PL/SQL
22 70 (11.57%) JMS
23 69 (11.40%) SOA
24 64 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
25 62 (10.25%) Perl
26 61 (10.08%) SQL Server
26 61 (10.08%) RDBMS
26 61 (10.08%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 58 (9.59%) JBoss
2 52 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.31%) FileNet
4 18 (2.98%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.81%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.48%) Apache
7 10 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.49%) CMS
9 7 (1.16%) Confluence
10 6 (0.99%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.83%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.83%) SAS
11 5 (0.83%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (1.49%) AutoCAD
1 9 (1.49%) Siemens NX
2 6 (0.99%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.83%) CATIA
4 2 (0.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Teamcenter
2 6 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.99%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.17%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Heroku
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.99%) LDAP
2 5 (0.83%) HTTP
2 5 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (0.66%) Internet
4 3 (0.50%) DNS
5 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.33%) DHCP
5 2 (0.33%) SAN
5 2 (0.33%) SSH
5 2 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) VLAN
6 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.17%) CTI
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (19.17%) Relational Database
2 61 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.08%) RDBMS
3 36 (5.95%) DB2
4 31 (5.12%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (3.31%) MySQL
7 16 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.32%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.16%) Sybase IQ
14 7 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
14 7 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 78 (12.89%) JUnit
2 61 (10.08%) Maven
3 51 (8.43%) Selenium
4 46 (7.60%) JIRA
5 45 (7.44%) Jenkins
6 40 (6.61%) Ant
7 38 (6.28%) Eclipse
8 32 (5.29%) Cucumber
9 27 (4.46%) Subversion
9 27 (4.46%) Hudson
10 23 (3.80%) Git (software)
11 20 (3.31%) WebDriver
12 18 (2.98%) FitNesse
13 12 (1.98%) Mockito
13 12 (1.98%) CruiseControl
13 12 (1.98%) Gradle
14 9 (1.49%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.32%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
16 7 (1.16%) NetBeans
General
1 192 (31.74%) Finance
2 136 (22.48%) Banking
3 60 (9.92%) Investment Banking
4 30 (4.96%) Front Office
5 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.16%) Law
7 6 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.83%) Legal
8 5 (0.83%) Retail
9 4 (0.66%) Military
9 4 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 404 (66.78%) Developer
2 277 (45.79%) Java Developer
3 95 (15.70%) Senior Developer
4 83 (13.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 44 (7.27%) Architect
6 34 (5.62%) Designer
7 29 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (4.46%) Analyst
9 26 (4.30%) Solutions Designer
10 24 (3.97%) SQL Developer
11 18 (2.98%) Software Engineer
11 18 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (2.31%) Consultant
13 12 (1.98%) Project Manager
13 12 (1.98%) Business Analyst
14 11 (1.82%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Android Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Technical Leader
15 10 (1.65%) Tester
15 10 (1.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (37.36%) Spring
2 148 (24.46%) Hibernate
3 129 (21.32%) Web Services
4 127 (20.99%) HTML
5 110 (18.18%) XML
6 99 (16.36%) CSS
7 80 (13.22%) J2EE
8 70 (11.57%) JMS
9 59 (9.75%) JSP
10 54 (8.93%) Java EE
10 54 (8.93%) jQuery
11 49 (8.10%) RESTful
11 49 (8.10%) HTML5
12 44 (7.27%) AngularJS
12 44 (7.27%) .NET
13 43 (7.11%) JPA
14 38 (6.28%) SOAP
15 32 (5.29%) Struts
16 30 (4.96%) REST
17 29 (4.79%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
3 19 (3.14%) Derivative
4 17 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.49%) User Experience
7 9 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.32%) Equities
8 8 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.99%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.66%) GIS
13 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.50%) Clustering
13 3 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 118 (19.50%) UNIX
2 101 (16.69%) Linux
3 39 (6.45%) Windows
4 17 (2.81%) Android
5 9 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.17%) OS/400
10 1 (0.17%) OS/2
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) MVS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (19.34%) OO
3 104 (17.19%) TDD
4 75 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (12.40%) SDLC
5 69 (11.40%) SOA
6 54 (8.93%) OOD
7 52 (8.60%) Scrum
8 49 (8.10%) Data Modelling
8 49 (8.10%) Software Engineering
9 46 (7.60%) Unit Testing
10 40 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (5.45%) Workflow
12 32 (5.29%) Test Automation
13 30 (4.96%) MVC
14 29 (4.79%) UML
15 25 (4.13%) Web Development
15 25 (4.13%) BDD
15 25 (4.13%) Mentoring
16 24 (3.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 255 (42.15%) SQL
2 173 (28.60%) JavaScript
3 70 (11.57%) PL/SQL
4 62 (10.25%) Perl
5 55 (9.09%) C#
6 34 (5.62%) Shell Script
7 30 (4.96%) C++
8 23 (3.80%) Python
9 13 (2.15%) C
10 12 (1.98%) PHP
10 12 (1.98%) XPath
11 11 (1.82%) VBA
12 10 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.32%) Tcl
14 7 (1.16%) ABAP
15 5 (0.83%) Groovy
15 5 (0.83%) Scala
15 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.83%) Jython
15 5 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (4.30%) Degree
2 24 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.31%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.16%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) CISSP
7 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.17%) CISM
7 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.17%) CFA
7 1 (0.17%) HND
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) DICOM
2 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.17%) FINREP
2 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Puppet
1 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.17%) StatsD
3 1 (0.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 133 (21.98%) Oracle
2 71 (11.74%) Sybase
3 19 (3.14%) IBM
4 16 (2.64%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.49%) Adobe
5 9 (1.49%) SAP
6 8 (1.32%) webMethods
7 7 (1.16%) Cognos
8 6 (0.99%) Business Objects
8 6 (0.99%) Sun
9 4 (0.66%) Kofax
10 3 (0.50%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.50%) Lotus
10 3 (0.50%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.50%) VMware
10 3 (0.50%) Actuate
11 2 (0.33%) EMC
11 2 (0.33%) Alterian
11 2 (0.33%) Google
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