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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 15 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 30.61% 33.91% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 62.90% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
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£410 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
20 62 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 40.82% 53.91% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 12
Average daily rate £388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 September 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 18 (50.00%) Spring
2 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
3 15 (41.67%) Finance
4 13 (36.11%) Web Services
5 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 11 (30.56%) JPA
6 11 (30.56%) OO
7 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.78%) Banking
7 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 9 (25.00%) HTML5
8 9 (25.00%) Dojo
8 9 (25.00%) JMS
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
9 7 (19.44%) CSS
9 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
10 6 (16.67%) FileNet
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.89%) Spring Integration
12 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
12 4 (11.11%) Workflow
12 4 (11.11%) QlikView
12 4 (11.11%) Front Office
13 3 (8.33%) IBM
13 3 (8.33%) Toad
13 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (16.67%) FileNet
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Toad
1 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.56%) JSUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Mocha
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (47.22%) Senior Developer
3 17 (47.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Development Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) FileNet Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Spring
2 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
3 13 (36.11%) Web Services
4 11 (30.56%) JPA
5 10 (27.78%) HTML
5 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.00%) HTML5
6 9 (25.00%) JMS
6 9 (25.00%) Dojo
7 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 5 (13.89%) Spring Integration
9 3 (8.33%) RESTful
10 2 (5.56%) Drools
10 2 (5.56%) JSP
10 2 (5.56%) Servlets
10 2 (5.56%) SOAP
10 2 (5.56%) Sass
10 2 (5.56%) LESS
10 2 (5.56%) REST
11 1 (2.78%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) OO
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Workflow
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (5.56%) Separation of Concerns
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) RAD
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) TDD
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Document Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C++
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) Actuate
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos