The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 2 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.76% 12.05% 35.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 27.03% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Median daily rate £406 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £376 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £386 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.43% 44.58% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 23
Median daily rate £335 £320 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £439 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Java
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the West Lothian region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Java
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 2 £406 +6.55%
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Java.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Ant
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
8 1 (8.33%) CRM
8 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (8.33%) Degree

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Portal Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Polyglot Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Principal Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Principal Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM