The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stirling region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 14 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 21.21% 19.78% 26.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.67% 36.73% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 12
Average daily rate £385 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 45.45% 53.85% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 24
Average daily rate £385 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Scotland

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 16 April 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 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) Banking
4 8 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) XSLT
5 7 (29.17%) Sybase
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (25.00%) Front Office
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (25.00%) VB
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) JUnit
7 5 (20.83%) Actuate
7 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.83%) Derivative
7 5 (20.83%) Subversion
7 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
8 4 (16.67%) Java SE
8 4 (16.67%) Java EE
8 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Spring Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Reuters
8 4 (16.67%) Bloomberg
8 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (12.50%) VBScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MS Access
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
1 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) TestComplete
3 2 (8.33%) Build Forge
3 2 (8.33%) FlexUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (4.17%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Front Office
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Report Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Portal Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Build Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) XSLT
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.67%) Spring Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Java SE
4 4 (16.67%) Java EE
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 2 (8.33%) JDBC
6 2 (8.33%) JSP
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Flex
6 2 (8.33%) JMS
7 1 (4.17%) JSF
7 1 (4.17%) JNI
7 1 (4.17%) Murex Flex
7 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (20.83%) Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.33%) Equities
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.50%) E-business
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) RAD
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Sybase
3 5 (20.83%) Actuate
4 4 (16.67%) Reuters
4 4 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.17%) Pega
5 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Murex
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