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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 304 287 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.45% 9.89% 15.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 30.37% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 146 256
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
999 945 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.34% 32.55% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 503 610
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +6 154 £375 -6.25% 21
Glasgow 0 100 £375 -6.25% 30
Stirling 0 16 £475 +11.76%
Renfrewshire -36 14 £325 -23.52% 3
Fife +1 6 £400 +18.51%
Dundee +4 4 £225 +32.35%
Aberdeen +2 3 - -
West Lothian -5 2 £423 +12.66% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £345 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 266 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (27.68%) Linux
3 165 (27.18%) SQL
4 153 (25.21%) Oracle
5 150 (24.71%) Web Services
6 149 (24.55%) JavaScript
7 142 (23.39%) JBoss
8 131 (21.58%) Spring
9 125 (20.59%) SOA
10 118 (19.44%) Unix
11 116 (19.11%) Scrum
12 115 (18.95%) Python
13 107 (17.63%) Finance
14 105 (17.30%) OO
15 99 (16.31%) Hibernate
16 98 (16.14%) Open Source
17 94 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
18 93 (15.32%) TDD
18 93 (15.32%) Perl
19 89 (14.66%) SDLC
20 84 (13.84%) AngularJS
21 83 (13.67%) Relational Database
21 83 (13.67%) XML
21 83 (13.67%) Java EE
22 81 (13.34%) HTML
23 80 (13.18%) Windows
23 80 (13.18%) Maven
24 75 (12.36%) REST
25 72 (11.86%) J2EE
25 72 (11.86%) JIRA

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
1 142 (23.39%) JBoss
2 54 (8.90%) GeoServer
3 47 (7.74%) WebSphere
4 39 (6.43%) Tomcat
5 33 (5.44%) Apache
6 28 (4.61%) WebLogic
7 25 (4.12%) Node.js
8 17 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (2.64%) ArcGIS
10 15 (2.47%) IIS
11 12 (1.98%) MQSeries
12 11 (1.81%) WebSphere Portal
13 9 (1.48%) Confluence
14 8 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (1.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 6 (0.99%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.99%) SAS
16 5 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) MS Office
2 2 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.82%) Global One
2 5 (0.82%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.66%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.33%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.33%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.31%) PaaS
3 12 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.48%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (0.99%) IaaS
7 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.49%) SaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.16%) Google Play
10 1 (0.16%) iTunes
10 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.60%) HTTP
2 19 (3.13%) SSL
3 15 (2.47%) Firewall
4 14 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.14%) DNS
5 13 (2.14%) HTTPS
6 12 (1.98%) LDAP
7 10 (1.65%) FTP
8 8 (1.32%) WinSCP
9 6 (0.99%) LAN
9 6 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.99%) WAN
10 5 (0.82%) Network Security
10 5 (0.82%) VLAN
11 4 (0.66%) SAN
11 4 (0.66%) SSH
12 3 (0.49%) Internet
12 3 (0.49%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.67%) Relational Database
2 65 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 64 (10.54%) GIS
4 49 (8.07%) SQL Server
5 45 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 31 (5.11%) Oracle Database
7 29 (4.78%) DB2
8 28 (4.61%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.48%) Big Data
11 9 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.32%) QGIS
13 7 (1.15%) ObjectStore
14 6 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.66%) SAS EBI
15 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.66%) UniData
Development Applications
1 80 (13.18%) Maven
2 72 (11.86%) JIRA
3 57 (9.39%) Jenkins
4 54 (8.90%) Eclipse
5 53 (8.73%) JUnit
6 51 (8.40%) Subversion
7 47 (7.74%) Selenium
8 41 (6.75%) Git (software)
9 38 (6.26%) JBehave
10 37 (6.10%) Gradle
11 35 (5.77%) Cucumber
12 26 (4.28%) JProfiler
13 19 (3.13%) Hudson
14 14 (2.31%) Artifactory
14 14 (2.31%) TeamCity
15 13 (2.14%) Ant
15 13 (2.14%) ClearCase
15 13 (2.14%) SoapUI
16 12 (1.98%) Mockito
17 10 (1.65%) Bower
General
1 107 (17.63%) Finance
2 62 (10.21%) Banking
3 21 (3.46%) Front Office
4 20 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.80%) Legal
6 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.49%) Games
9 3 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 325 (53.54%) Developer
2 184 (30.31%) Java Developer
3 75 (12.36%) Architect
4 56 (9.23%) GIS Developer
5 42 (6.92%) Senior Developer
6 39 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
7 38 (6.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (3.62%) Consultant
9 21 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.29%) Android Developer
11 19 (3.13%) Analyst
11 19 (3.13%) Java Architect
12 16 (2.64%) Oracle Developer
12 16 (2.64%) Software Engineer
13 12 (1.98%) Agile Developer
13 12 (1.98%) Agile Java Developer
13 12 (1.98%) Java Engineer
13 12 (1.98%) SQL Developer
13 12 (1.98%) Web Developer
14 11 (1.81%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (24.71%) Web Services
2 131 (21.58%) Spring
3 99 (16.31%) Hibernate
4 84 (13.84%) AngularJS
5 83 (13.67%) Java EE
5 83 (13.67%) XML
6 81 (13.34%) HTML
7 75 (12.36%) REST
8 72 (11.86%) J2EE
9 68 (11.20%) jQuery
10 61 (10.05%) SOAP
11 59 (9.72%) CSS
11 59 (9.72%) JSF
12 56 (9.23%) Drools
13 54 (8.90%) PostGIS
14 53 (8.73%) XSLT
15 52 (8.57%) OpenLayers
16 47 (7.74%) .NET
17 46 (7.58%) JPA
18 42 (6.92%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.28%) User Experience
3 24 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.29%) DataPower
5 19 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.14%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.65%) Equities
9 10 (1.65%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.32%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.15%) Clustering
13 6 (0.99%) Derivative
13 6 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.99%) PKI
14 5 (0.82%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 168 (27.68%) Linux
2 118 (19.44%) Unix
3 80 (13.18%) Windows
4 34 (5.60%) Solaris
5 28 (4.61%) Android
6 25 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (3.62%) AIX
8 19 (3.13%) Windows Server
9 15 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.81%) HPUX
12 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.65%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.48%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.66%) OS/390
15 3 (0.49%) zOS
16 1 (0.16%) CyanogenMod
16 1 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (20.59%) SOA
3 116 (19.11%) Scrum
4 105 (17.30%) OO
5 98 (16.14%) Open Source
6 94 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (15.32%) TDD
8 89 (14.66%) SDLC
9 53 (8.73%) Software Engineering
10 52 (8.57%) DevOps
11 49 (8.07%) OOD
12 47 (7.74%) BPMN
13 42 (6.92%) UML
14 41 (6.75%) BDD
14 41 (6.75%) Use Case
15 40 (6.59%) Kanban
16 37 (6.10%) Data Modelling
17 36 (5.93%) Microservices
17 36 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
18 33 (5.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 165 (27.18%) SQL
2 149 (24.55%) JavaScript
3 115 (18.95%) Python
4 93 (15.32%) Perl
5 46 (7.58%) C++
6 41 (6.75%) PL/SQL
7 40 (6.59%) C#
8 36 (5.93%) PowerShell
9 35 (5.77%) Ruby
10 29 (4.78%) C
11 21 (3.46%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.46%) Korn
12 18 (2.97%) Bourne shell
12 18 (2.97%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.64%) VBScript
14 14 (2.31%) PHP
15 12 (1.98%) CoffeeScript
16 9 (1.48%) VBA
17 7 (1.15%) VB
18 6 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 29 (4.78%) Degree
3 15 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.99%) CISSP
5 6 (0.99%) PhD
6 5 (0.82%) ISEB
6 5 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) CCNA
8 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.49%) IISP
8 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) SANS
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.94%) QA
2 19 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.65%) WCAG
4 9 (1.48%) SLA
5 8 (1.32%) HL7
5 8 (1.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (4.94%) Docker
2 16 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (0.99%) Veritas File System
3 6 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (0.49%) Xen
5 2 (0.33%) HDFS
5 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 34 (5.60%) Ansible
2 24 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.62%) Puppet
4 16 (2.64%) Tivoli
5 15 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.65%) Netcool
6 10 (1.65%) SCOM
7 9 (1.48%) BladeLogic
7 9 (1.48%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (1.15%) logstash
9 6 (0.99%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.99%) Control-M
9 6 (0.99%) Kibana
9 6 (0.99%) Nagios
9 6 (0.99%) TADDM
10 4 (0.66%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.33%) Mesos
11 2 (0.33%) Packer
11 2 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 153 (25.21%) Oracle
2 48 (7.91%) IBM
3 45 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 40 (6.59%) ESRI
5 37 (6.10%) Sybase
6 34 (5.60%) Red Hat
7 26 (4.28%) VMware
8 24 (3.95%) HP
9 14 (2.31%) CA
9 14 (2.31%) Splunk
10 11 (1.81%) Pega
11 8 (1.32%) EMC
11 8 (1.32%) Remedy
12 6 (0.99%) SAP
12 6 (0.99%) Veritas
13 5 (0.82%) Fujitsu
14 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.66%) Axway
14 4 (0.66%) Citrix
14 4 (0.66%) SunGard
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