The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 21 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 28.00% 36.00% 20.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.63% 90.00% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
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£450 £448 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £426 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
32 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 42.67% 40.00% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 13
Average daily rate £424 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £348 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £400
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 £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 24 (50.00%) Spring
2 20 (41.67%) Oracle
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
4 14 (29.17%) Finance
4 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 13 (27.08%) Eclipse
5 13 (27.08%) FileNet
5 13 (27.08%) Banking
6 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Document Management
7 11 (22.92%) Web Services
8 10 (20.83%) J2EE
8 10 (20.83%) OO
8 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
8 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
9 9 (18.75%) Clojure
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (18.75%) Front Office
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (18.75%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) XSLT
10 8 (16.67%) Derivative
10 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 7 (14.58%) Java SE
11 7 (14.58%) UNIX
11 7 (14.58%) JSP
11 7 (14.58%) Sybase
11 7 (14.58%) HTML
11 7 (14.58%) Apache Flex
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 13 (27.08%) FileNet
2 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.17%) Documentum
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) FileNet Content Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (4.17%) Datomic
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.42%) TestComplete
2 5 (10.42%) Build Forge
3 4 (8.33%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 9 (18.75%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 33 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 16 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) FileNet Developer
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Documentum Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Development Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) Spring
2 11 (22.92%) Web Services
3 10 (20.83%) J2EE
3 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 9 (18.75%) XML
4 9 (18.75%) XSLT
5 7 (14.58%) Java SE
5 7 (14.58%) JSP
5 7 (14.58%) HTML
5 7 (14.58%) Apache Flex
6 5 (10.42%) Java EE
6 5 (10.42%) Spring MVC
6 5 (10.42%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) Spring Integration
8 2 (4.17%) SPNEGO
8 2 (4.17%) jQuery
8 2 (4.17%) Struts
8 2 (4.17%) JMS
9 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Derivative
2 6 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) UNIX
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Document Management
3 10 (20.83%) OO
4 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.58%) Functional Programming
5 6 (12.50%) UML
5 6 (12.50%) Workflow
6 5 (10.42%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
8 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.17%) V-Model
9 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) RAD
9 2 (4.17%) E-business
10 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Clojure
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) Scala
5 4 (8.33%) Haskell
6 3 (6.25%) Lisp
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Sybase
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Alterian
5 1 (2.08%) Pega