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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 36 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 33.96% 1.96% 21.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 6.25% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 17
Average daily rate
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£400 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £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 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
60 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 56.60% 31.37% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 38
Average daily rate £400 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 (55.93%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) Finance
3 22 (37.29%) .NET
4 15 (25.42%) Banking
5 14 (23.73%) Spring
6 13 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (22.03%) Oracle
6 13 (22.03%) XML
7 12 (20.34%) XSLT
8 11 (18.64%) UML
8 11 (18.64%) Front Office
9 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.25%) Derivative
9 9 (15.25%) Java SE
9 9 (15.25%) Data Management
10 8 (13.56%) Data Integration
10 8 (13.56%) Control-M
10 8 (13.56%) OO
11 7 (11.86%) Web Services
11 7 (11.86%) MS Access
11 7 (11.86%) Sybase
11 7 (11.86%) J2EE
11 7 (11.86%) HTML
11 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
11 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
11 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (11.86%) IBM
11 7 (11.86%) FileNet
11 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
11 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (11.86%) FileNet
2 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.69%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MS Access
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JUnit
1 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.69%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.69%) FlexUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Banking
3 11 (18.64%) Front Office
4 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) Java Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Senior Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Designer
5 10 (16.95%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Database Developer
8 4 (6.78%) FileNet Developer
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) CMS Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Portal Developer
10 1 (1.69%) WPF Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Build Manager
10 1 (1.69%) SQL Database Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Applications Manager
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL Developer
10 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.69%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) Spring
3 13 (22.03%) XML
4 12 (20.34%) XSLT
5 9 (15.25%) Java SE
6 7 (11.86%) Web Services
6 7 (11.86%) J2EE
6 7 (11.86%) HTML
6 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
7 6 (10.17%) JSP
7 6 (10.17%) HTML5
8 4 (6.78%) jQuery
8 4 (6.78%) JRules
8 4 (6.78%) Dojo
9 3 (5.08%) REST
9 3 (5.08%) Spring Integration
9 3 (5.08%) Java EE
10 2 (3.39%) WPF
10 2 (3.39%) JPA
10 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.25%) Derivative
3 8 (13.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.39%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) UML
2 9 (15.25%) Data Management
3 8 (13.56%) OO
4 7 (11.86%) Functional Programming
5 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.47%) Web Development
5 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.47%) Workflow
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.78%) Document Management
6 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.08%) TDD
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) RAD
8 2 (3.39%) MVC
8 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Clojure
3 5 (8.47%) VB
4 4 (6.78%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) Haskell
4 4 (6.78%) Scala
5 3 (5.08%) Lisp
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Sybase
2 7 (11.86%) IBM
3 5 (8.47%) GoldenSource
4 4 (6.78%) Reuters
4 4 (6.78%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.08%) Alterian
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Murex
6 1 (1.69%) Business Objects