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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 19 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 26.39% 29.67% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.88% 65.85% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £358 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
34 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 47.22% 45.05% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 14
Average daily rate £401 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £436 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 25 (53.19%) Spring
2 24 (51.06%) Hibernate
3 19 (40.43%) Web Services
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) Banking
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 15 (31.91%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) JPA
6 13 (27.66%) HTML5
6 13 (27.66%) Oracle
7 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
7 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
8 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
8 11 (23.40%) Dojo
8 11 (23.40%) OO
8 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
9 10 (21.28%) FileNet
9 10 (21.28%) Workflow
10 9 (19.15%) JMS
11 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
11 8 (17.02%) CSS
12 7 (14.89%) RESTful
13 6 (12.77%) QlikView
13 6 (12.77%) IBM
13 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
14 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
14 5 (10.64%) Spring Integration
14 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (21.28%) FileNet
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
2 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.77%) QlikView
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.26%) TKPROF
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.51%) Toad
3 3 (6.38%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.26%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Mocha
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
1 16 (34.04%) Banking
2 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) Java Developer
3 21 (44.68%) Senior Developer
3 21 (44.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Development Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) FileNet Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) Spring
2 24 (51.06%) Hibernate
3 19 (40.43%) Web Services
4 15 (31.91%) HTML
4 15 (31.91%) JPA
5 13 (27.66%) HTML5
6 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
7 11 (23.40%) Dojo
8 9 (19.15%) JMS
9 8 (17.02%) CSS
10 7 (14.89%) RESTful
11 5 (10.64%) Spring Integration
12 4 (8.51%) JSP
12 4 (8.51%) Servlets
13 3 (6.38%) Drools
14 2 (4.26%) WSDL
14 2 (4.26%) SOAP
14 2 (4.26%) XML
14 2 (4.26%) Sass
14 2 (4.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) OO
2 10 (21.28%) Workflow
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (4.26%) Separation of Concerns
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Document Management
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) RAD
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.13%) Scrum
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) VB6
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.13%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Sybase
3 3 (6.38%) Cognos
3 3 (6.38%) Actuate
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) BMC
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas
5 1 (2.13%) Sun