The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 19 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Java SE 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.60% 8.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.00% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 47.17% 18.75% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 18
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the Stirling region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) Front Office
2 8 (88.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Derivative
3 7 (77.78%) Clojure
3 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (77.78%) Functional Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Haskell
4 4 (44.44%) Scala
5 3 (33.33%) Lisp
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Java EE
6 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Sybase
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Reuters
7 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
7 1 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (11.11%) JMS

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (88.89%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Murex Flex
3 1 (11.11%) JNI
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (77.78%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) Functional Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Clojure
3 4 (44.44%) Haskell
3 4 (44.44%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) Lisp
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Murex
1 1 (11.11%) Reuters
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg