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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / Stirling
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 2 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.14% 25.53% 28.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 46.15% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
11 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 39.29% 55.32% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 15
Median daily rate £330 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £277 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £480 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 22 January 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 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) ObjectStore
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) OSGi
6 1 (11.11%) REST

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 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (11.11%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) ObjectStore
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) FileNet Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) OSGi
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Alterian
3 1 (11.11%) IBM