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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 26 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 23.85% 24.29% 17.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.09% 50.00% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
44 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 40.37% 48.57% 53.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 31
Average daily rate £423 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 (59.57%) Spring
2 22 (46.81%) Web Services
3 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 20 (42.55%) Oracle
3 20 (42.55%) Banking
3 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
4 19 (40.43%) Finance
5 16 (34.04%) HTML
6 15 (31.91%) Eclipse
7 12 (25.53%) Workflow
7 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) JPA
7 12 (25.53%) HTML5
8 11 (23.40%) Sybase
9 10 (21.28%) FileNet
9 10 (21.28%) JMS
9 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
10 9 (19.15%) UNIX
10 9 (19.15%) Investment Banking
11 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
12 7 (14.89%) J2EE
12 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
12 7 (14.89%) Apache Flex
13 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.77%) OO
14 5 (10.64%) IBM
14 5 (10.64%) TestComplete
14 5 (10.64%) Spring Integration
14 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.64%) Build Forge

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Documentum
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) FileNet Content Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) QlikView
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.26%) TKPROF
4 2 (4.26%) Datomic
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.26%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.64%) TestComplete
2 5 (10.64%) Build Forge
3 4 (8.51%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Ant
5 2 (4.26%) Toad
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.13%) JSUnit
General
1 20 (42.55%) Banking
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 9 (19.15%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 31 (65.96%) Java Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Designer
4 4 (8.51%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Development Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.26%) FileNet Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior DBA
7 1 (2.13%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) Spring
2 22 (46.81%) Web Services
3 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
4 16 (34.04%) HTML
5 12 (25.53%) JPA
5 12 (25.53%) HTML5
6 10 (21.28%) JMS
7 7 (14.89%) J2EE
7 7 (14.89%) Apache Flex
8 5 (10.64%) Spring Integration
9 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.51%) RESTful
9 4 (8.51%) XML
9 4 (8.51%) JSP
9 4 (8.51%) Dojo
10 3 (6.38%) CSS
11 2 (4.26%) Servlets
11 2 (4.26%) XSLT
11 2 (4.26%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) UNIX
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Workflow
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.77%) OO
3 5 (10.64%) Document Management
3 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.51%) SOA
5 3 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (6.38%) Release Management
5 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) V-Model
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.26%) UML
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Web Development
6 2 (4.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) Clojure
7 1 (2.13%) VB6
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) Python
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 3 (6.38%) Control-M
2 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Sybase
3 5 (10.64%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Cognos
4 3 (6.38%) Actuate
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) Veritas
6 1 (2.13%) Pega
6 1 (2.13%) Sun