The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 20 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 34.48% 26.67% 27.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 86.96% 58.82% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +6.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
Java
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 39.66% 45.33% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Java.

1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Finance
3 17 (68.00%) Oracle
4 16 (64.00%) Banking
5 14 (56.00%) Perl
6 13 (52.00%) EMC
7 12 (48.00%) ObjectStore
8 10 (40.00%) Unix
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
10 6 (24.00%) Ruby
10 6 (24.00%) Selenium
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (24.00%) DevOps
11 5 (20.00%) SDLC
11 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Global One
11 5 (20.00%) XML
11 5 (20.00%) XSLT
11 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 4 (16.00%) C
12 4 (16.00%) Spring
12 4 (16.00%) UniData
12 4 (16.00%) SunGard
13 3 (12.00%) Migration
13 3 (12.00%) VMware
13 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (12.00%) Control-M

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) FCoE
1 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) Multicast
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) ObjectStore
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.00%) UniData
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) HBase
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 16 (64.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Front Office
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Development Officer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
1 5 (20.00%) XSLT
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) Java SE
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) SDLC
2 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Perl
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
4 4 (16.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) HDFS
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) SRDF
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Control-M
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) EMC
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) SunGard
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) DataSynapse
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Intel
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO