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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 405 273 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.78% 11.04% 8.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.19% 34.47% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 142 110
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% -26.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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
1089 792 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.74% 32.03% 29.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 389 381
Average daily rate £352 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £39.90 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +18 168 £425 +7.59% 36
Glasgow 0 148 £375 - 35
Stirling +8 38 £375 - 3
Aberdeen +15 9 £300 - 2
West Lothian +3 9 £375 - 2
Dundee - 2 - -
Fife -3 1 - - 2
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 215 (26.38%) SQL
2 198 (24.29%) Oracle
3 188 (23.07%) JBoss
4 178 (21.84%) Spring
5 171 (20.98%) XML
6 165 (20.25%) SOA
6 165 (20.25%) Finance
7 161 (19.75%) HTML
8 152 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
9 149 (18.28%) Hibernate
10 145 (17.79%) Linux
11 142 (17.42%) UNIX
11 142 (17.42%) Relational Database
12 139 (17.06%) Web Services
13 126 (15.46%) JavaScript
14 124 (15.21%) OO
15 122 (14.97%) Banking
16 116 (14.23%) J2EE
17 115 (14.11%) Java EE
18 112 (13.74%) JSF
19 97 (11.90%) CSS
20 90 (11.04%) Maven
21 87 (10.67%) Scrum
22 86 (10.55%) JSP
23 79 (9.69%) Perl
23 79 (9.69%) .NET
24 72 (8.83%) TDD
25 67 (8.22%) Unit Testing
26 66 (8.10%) C#
27 65 (7.98%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 54 (6.63%) Tomcat
2 51 (6.26%) WebSphere
3 29 (3.56%) Apache
4 15 (1.84%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.84%) CMS
5 10 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (1.10%) IIS
6 9 (1.10%) FileNet
6 9 (1.10%) GlassFish
6 9 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (0.74%) Confluence
8 5 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.49%) Node.js
9 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.25%) GemFire
Applications
1 16 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.09%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.86%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.37%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.25%) Endur
5 2 (0.25%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.12%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (0.49%) PaaS
1 4 (0.49%) Heroku
2 2 (0.25%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.87%) HTTP
2 15 (1.84%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.84%) DNS
3 13 (1.60%) SSL
4 9 (1.10%) Firewall
4 9 (1.10%) Wireshark
4 9 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (0.86%) LDAP
6 5 (0.61%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.49%) SAN
7 4 (0.49%) DMZ
7 4 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.49%) X.509
8 3 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.25%) Internet
9 2 (0.25%) LAN
9 2 (0.25%) WAN
10 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (17.42%) Relational Database
2 53 (6.50%) RDBMS
3 47 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 44 (5.40%) SQL Server
5 27 (3.31%) DB2
5 27 (3.31%) KDB
6 24 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.60%) Neo4j
10 12 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.23%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.10%) MySQL
13 8 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.98%) MS Access
14 4 (0.49%) Ingres
15 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 90 (11.04%) Maven
2 52 (6.38%) JUnit
3 45 (5.52%) Eclipse
4 44 (5.40%) Subversion
5 40 (4.91%) Selenium
6 29 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 27 (3.31%) JIRA
8 21 (2.58%) Cucumber
9 19 (2.33%) Ant
10 17 (2.09%) CruiseControl
11 13 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (1.35%) Hudson
13 10 (1.23%) Git (software)
14 7 (0.86%) JProfiler
14 7 (0.86%) QUnit
14 7 (0.86%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
15 6 (0.74%) NetBeans
15 6 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.74%) FitNesse
General
1 165 (20.25%) Finance
2 122 (14.97%) Banking
3 57 (6.99%) Front Office
4 30 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 6 (0.74%) Retail
5 6 (0.74%) Publishing
6 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) International Banking
7 1 (0.12%) German Language
7 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 538 (66.01%) Developer
2 350 (42.94%) Java Developer
3 63 (7.73%) Architect
4 57 (6.99%) Senior Developer
4 57 (6.99%) Designer
5 42 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 37 (4.54%) UI Developer
6 37 (4.54%) UI Programmer
7 36 (4.42%) Analyst
8 34 (4.17%) Java Architect
9 28 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (2.58%) Solutions Designer
11 20 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
11 20 (2.45%) Technical Leader
12 19 (2.33%) ScrumMaster
12 19 (2.33%) Tester
12 19 (2.33%) C# Developer
13 18 (2.21%) Applications Architect
14 15 (1.84%) Applications Support
14 15 (1.84%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (21.84%) Spring
2 171 (20.98%) XML
3 161 (19.75%) HTML
4 149 (18.28%) Hibernate
5 139 (17.06%) Web Services
6 116 (14.23%) J2EE
7 115 (14.11%) Java EE
8 112 (13.74%) JSF
9 97 (11.90%) CSS
10 86 (10.55%) JSP
11 79 (9.69%) .NET
12 64 (7.85%) SOAP
13 60 (7.36%) XSLT
14 59 (7.24%) Apache CXF
15 58 (7.12%) jQuery
15 58 (7.12%) JMS
16 54 (6.63%) REST
17 52 (6.38%) Drools
18 47 (5.77%) RichFaces
19 46 (5.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (3.56%) Equities
3 21 (2.58%) Derivative
4 19 (2.33%) Open Source
5 12 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.35%) Fixed Income
7 8 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.98%) Data Integration
8 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.86%) GIS
9 6 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (0.74%) Smartphone
9 6 (0.74%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.74%) FMCG
9 6 (0.74%) DataPower
10 5 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.61%) PKI
11 4 (0.49%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 145 (17.79%) Linux
2 142 (17.42%) UNIX
3 53 (6.50%) Windows
4 28 (3.44%) Mac OS X
5 14 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.74%) Android
7 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (20.25%) SOA
2 152 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (15.21%) OO
4 87 (10.67%) Scrum
5 72 (8.83%) TDD
6 67 (8.22%) Unit Testing
7 65 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (6.99%) Multithreading
9 55 (6.75%) UML
10 48 (5.89%) Data Modelling
11 47 (5.77%) Use Case
11 47 (5.77%) BPMN
12 45 (5.52%) MVC
13 41 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
14 31 (3.80%) Waterfall
14 31 (3.80%) Web Design
15 30 (3.68%) OOD
16 28 (3.44%) Project Management
16 28 (3.44%) Web Development
17 27 (3.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 215 (26.38%) SQL
2 126 (15.46%) JavaScript
3 79 (9.69%) Perl
4 66 (8.10%) C#
5 55 (6.75%) PL/SQL
6 45 (5.52%) Shell Script
7 34 (4.17%) Python
8 33 (4.05%) C++
9 19 (2.33%) Scala
10 17 (2.09%) VBA
11 15 (1.84%) VB
12 13 (1.60%) VBScript
13 12 (1.47%) C
14 10 (1.23%) Groovy
15 9 (1.10%) Clojure
16 6 (0.74%) PHP
17 5 (0.61%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.49%) Haskell
18 4 (0.49%) Jython
18 4 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (2.94%) Degree
2 14 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.25%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.09%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.23%) Control-M
2 5 (0.61%) Puppet
2 5 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.37%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) Netcool
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) StatsD
Vendors
1 198 (24.29%) Oracle
2 188 (23.07%) JBoss
3 58 (7.12%) Sybase
4 45 (5.52%) IBM
5 24 (2.94%) HP
6 19 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 16 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.35%) SAP
9 9 (1.10%) Informatica
9 9 (1.10%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.10%) Guidewire
10 7 (0.86%) ForgeRock
10 7 (0.86%) GoldenSource
11 5 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.61%) Sun
12 4 (0.49%) Adobe
12 4 (0.49%) Twitter
12 4 (0.49%) StreamBase
12 4 (0.49%) Reuters
12 4 (0.49%) Bloomberg
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