The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / Stirling
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 2 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.33% 13.73% 19.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 26.92% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +16.75%

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
6 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 25.00% 50.98% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Median daily rate £330 £383 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £277 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for Java.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) OSGi
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Alterian
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) FileNet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) FileNet Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) OSGi
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Alterian
2 1 (20.00%) IBM