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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 37 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 34.26% 13.64% 18.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.07% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 17
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
56 15 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 51.85% 34.09% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 43
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £385 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £450
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 24 (42.86%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) .NET
4 15 (26.79%) Banking
4 15 (26.79%) Spring
5 13 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle
6 12 (21.43%) XML
7 11 (19.64%) XSLT
7 11 (19.64%) Front Office
8 10 (17.86%) UML
8 10 (17.86%) Data Management
9 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
9 9 (16.07%) Derivative
10 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
10 8 (14.29%) Java SE
10 8 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 8 (14.29%) Sybase
10 8 (14.29%) Control-M
10 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.50%) HTML
11 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.50%) MS Access
12 6 (10.71%) J2EE
12 6 (10.71%) JUnit
12 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
12 6 (10.71%) IBM
12 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
1 5 (8.93%) FileNet
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.79%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MS Access
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JUnit
1 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Ant
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (3.57%) FlexUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Build Forge
4 2 (3.57%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 11 (19.64%) Front Office
4 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Designer
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Database Developer
8 3 (5.36%) FileNet Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Build Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Portal Developer
9 2 (3.57%) CMS Developer
10 1 (1.79%) WPF Developer
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Database Developer
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Developer
10 1 (1.79%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.79%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 15 (26.79%) Spring
3 12 (21.43%) XML
4 11 (19.64%) XSLT
5 8 (14.29%) Java SE
5 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 7 (12.50%) HTML
7 6 (10.71%) J2EE
7 6 (10.71%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) JSP
9 4 (7.14%) Java EE
9 4 (7.14%) Dojo
9 4 (7.14%) JRules
9 4 (7.14%) Spring Integration
9 4 (7.14%) jQuery
10 3 (5.36%) REST
11 2 (3.57%) JMS
11 2 (3.57%) JDBC
11 2 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.07%) Derivative
3 8 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.36%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Equities
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) UML
1 10 (17.86%) Data Management
2 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
3 5 (8.93%) Web Development
3 5 (8.93%) OO
4 4 (7.14%) Functional Programming
4 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Workflow
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.57%) TDD
6 2 (3.57%) Document Management
6 2 (3.57%) Release Management
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) VB
3 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) Scala
4 4 (7.14%) Clojure
4 4 (7.14%) Haskell
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Python
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Sybase
3 6 (10.71%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) GoldenSource
5 4 (7.14%) Reuters
5 4 (7.14%) Bloomberg
6 3 (5.36%) Alterian
7 1 (1.79%) Murex
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) Business Objects