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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 291 388 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.99% 15.34% 15.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.79% 38.61% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 253 177
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
945 1005 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.44% 39.74% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 599 517
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 20
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.45 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 -4 114 £400 +14.28% 19
Edinburgh -9 100 £400 - 47
Stirling +1 19 £425 +13.33% 2
Fife +2 13 £338 -38.63% 1
West Lothian -4 13 £375 -6.25% 1
Renfrewshire +4 9 £425 +14.46%
Highlands - 9 - -
North Lanarkshire - 7 - -
Aberdeen +3 6 £375 -6.25% 2
Dundee - 2 £170 - 10
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 225 (39.34%) SQL
2 223 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (36.54%) Spring
4 184 (32.17%) Finance
5 151 (26.40%) JavaScript
6 137 (23.95%) Hibernate
7 135 (23.60%) Oracle
8 132 (23.08%) Banking
9 115 (20.10%) Relational Database
10 110 (19.23%) HTML
10 110 (19.23%) Web Services
11 109 (19.06%) XML
12 102 (17.83%) UNIX
13 99 (17.31%) OO
14 97 (16.96%) TDD
15 96 (16.78%) CSS
16 89 (15.56%) Linux
17 86 (15.03%) J2EE
18 74 (12.94%) PL/SQL
18 74 (12.94%) JUnit
19 72 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
20 68 (11.89%) JSP
20 68 (11.89%) JMS
21 67 (11.71%) Sybase
22 66 (11.54%) SOA
23 65 (11.36%) Perl
24 63 (11.01%) JBoss
25 57 (9.97%) RDBMS
26 55 (9.62%) Selenium
26 55 (9.62%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (11.01%) JBoss
2 48 (8.39%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.10%) FileNet
6 10 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (1.75%) CMS
7 9 (1.57%) Apache
8 6 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.05%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.87%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.87%) SAS
9 5 (0.87%) Confluence
10 4 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.52%) Documentum
11 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Siemens NX
3 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Loan IQ
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.17%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Heroku
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) Internet
2 6 (1.05%) HTTP
2 6 (1.05%) LDAP
3 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.70%) Intranet
3 4 (0.70%) Network Security
4 3 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.17%) VLAN
6 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.17%) CTI
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (20.10%) Relational Database
2 57 (9.97%) RDBMS
3 53 (9.27%) SQL Server
4 31 (5.42%) DB2
5 21 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.80%) MySQL
6 16 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.05%) SAP HANA
11 6 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 74 (12.94%) JUnit
2 55 (9.62%) Selenium
2 55 (9.62%) Maven
3 41 (7.17%) Jenkins
4 39 (6.82%) JIRA
5 36 (6.29%) Ant
6 35 (6.12%) Eclipse
7 33 (5.77%) Subversion
8 29 (5.07%) Cucumber
9 20 (3.50%) Git (software)
9 20 (3.50%) Hudson
9 20 (3.50%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.80%) CruiseControl
11 15 (2.62%) Mockito
11 15 (2.62%) FitNesse
12 10 (1.75%) Artifactory
12 10 (1.75%) Gradle
13 9 (1.57%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.40%) jMock
15 7 (1.22%) Robolectric
General
1 184 (32.17%) Finance
2 132 (23.08%) Banking
3 50 (8.74%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.24%) Front Office
5 9 (1.57%) Retail
6 7 (1.22%) Law
6 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 377 (65.91%) Developer
2 264 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 93 (16.26%) Senior Developer
4 80 (13.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (6.64%) Architect
6 33 (5.77%) Analyst
7 32 (5.59%) Designer
8 26 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
9 23 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (3.32%) Android Developer
11 18 (3.15%) SQL Developer
12 17 (2.97%) Software Engineer
13 16 (2.80%) Business Analyst
14 15 (2.62%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.27%) Technical Leader
16 11 (1.92%) Tester
16 11 (1.92%) Software Developer
17 10 (1.75%) Consultant
17 10 (1.75%) Test Analyst
18 8 (1.40%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (36.54%) Spring
2 137 (23.95%) Hibernate
3 110 (19.23%) HTML
3 110 (19.23%) Web Services
4 109 (19.06%) XML
5 96 (16.78%) CSS
6 86 (15.03%) J2EE
7 68 (11.89%) JSP
7 68 (11.89%) JMS
8 51 (8.92%) .NET
9 43 (7.52%) Java EE
9 43 (7.52%) jQuery
10 42 (7.34%) RESTful
11 40 (6.99%) JPA
12 36 (6.29%) HTML5
13 35 (6.12%) JSF
14 34 (5.94%) SOAP
15 32 (5.59%) Ajax
15 32 (5.59%) Struts
16 30 (5.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.32%) Equity Derivative
4 16 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.62%) Derivative
6 14 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.75%) Open Source
7 10 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.57%) Equities
9 7 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.22%) User Experience
10 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.70%) GIS
12 3 (0.52%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.52%) DTCC
12 3 (0.52%) Clustering
12 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.83%) UNIX
2 89 (15.56%) Linux
3 38 (6.64%) Windows
4 28 (4.90%) Android
5 11 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) OS/2
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) OS/400
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (17.31%) OO
3 97 (16.96%) TDD
4 72 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (11.54%) SOA
6 53 (9.27%) Unit Testing
7 51 (8.92%) Scrum
8 44 (7.69%) OOD
8 44 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 42 (7.34%) Data Modelling
10 38 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (5.59%) UML
12 30 (5.24%) MVC
12 30 (5.24%) Test Automation
13 29 (5.07%) Web Development
14 28 (4.90%) BDD
15 27 (4.72%) Mentoring
16 25 (4.37%) Android Development
17 24 (4.20%) Web Application Development
18 23 (4.02%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (39.34%) SQL
2 151 (26.40%) JavaScript
3 74 (12.94%) PL/SQL
4 65 (11.36%) Perl
5 54 (9.44%) C#
6 28 (4.90%) Shell Script
7 22 (3.85%) C++
8 20 (3.50%) Python
9 12 (2.10%) VBA
10 10 (1.75%) PHP
10 10 (1.75%) Ruby
11 9 (1.57%) C
12 7 (1.22%) ABAP
12 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.87%) XPath
13 5 (0.87%) Scala
13 5 (0.87%) Groovy
13 5 (0.87%) Jython
14 4 (0.70%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (4.72%) Degree
2 25 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.40%) Sun Certification
5 7 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.17%) CFA
7 1 (0.17%) CISM
7 1 (0.17%) PMP
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) CISSP
7 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.17%) HND
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) DICOM
2 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.17%) GAAP
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.17%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) 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 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.35%) Puppet
1 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.35%) Control-M
1 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
1 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.17%) Nagios
2 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.17%) Graphite
2 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 135 (23.60%) Oracle
2 67 (11.71%) Sybase
3 19 (3.32%) IBM
4 15 (2.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.57%) Adobe
5 9 (1.57%) SAP
6 8 (1.40%) Sun
6 8 (1.40%) Kofax
7 7 (1.22%) Cognos
8 6 (1.05%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.52%) Google
9 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.52%) Actuate
9 3 (0.52%) Lotus
9 3 (0.52%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.35%) Sencha
10 2 (0.35%) HP
10 2 (0.35%) EMC
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.35%) VMware
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