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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 19 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 22.89% 25.00% 18.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.58% 52.78% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £462
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £296 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £397 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
33 36 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 39.76% 47.37% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 38
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 23 (60.53%) Spring
2 19 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 19 (50.00%) Web Services
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) Finance
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle
5 14 (36.84%) Banking
6 12 (31.58%) JPA
7 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 10 (26.32%) Workflow
9 9 (23.68%) HTML5
9 9 (23.68%) Eclipse
10 8 (21.05%) JMS
10 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
11 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
11 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
11 7 (18.42%) FileNet
12 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
12 6 (15.79%) J2EE
12 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (13.16%) Dojo
13 5 (13.16%) QlikView
13 5 (13.16%) Spring Integration
13 5 (13.16%) OO
13 5 (13.16%) Sybase
14 4 (10.53%) C#
14 4 (10.53%) UNIX
14 4 (10.53%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (18.42%) FileNet
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.63%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) FileNet Content Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.16%) QlikView
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.26%) TKPROF
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.63%) Datomic
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.53%) Toad
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Build Forge
4 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.63%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) Java Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Development Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.63%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.63%) Senior DBA
7 1 (2.63%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) Spring
2 19 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 19 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (31.58%) JPA
4 11 (28.95%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) HTML5
6 8 (21.05%) JMS
7 6 (15.79%) J2EE
8 5 (13.16%) Dojo
8 5 (13.16%) Spring Integration
9 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.53%) RESTful
10 3 (7.89%) XML
10 3 (7.89%) CSS
11 2 (5.26%) JSP
11 2 (5.26%) Servlets
11 2 (5.26%) REST
11 2 (5.26%) jQuery
11 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
12 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Workflow
2 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.89%) Document Management
5 3 (7.89%) Release Management
5 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.26%) RAD
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.63%) V-Model
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
6 1 (2.63%) Clojure
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.26%) Control-M
1 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Sybase
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) Actuate
4 3 (7.89%) Cognos
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Pega
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas
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McGregor Boyall
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iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago