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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 8 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.96% 36.21% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 75.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -18.93%
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 £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
Java
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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
32 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.84% 48.28% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 12
Average daily rate £325 £330 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) XML Schema
4 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 4 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) JDBC
5 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) iBATIS
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
4 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) XML Schema
2 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) JDBC
3 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 4 (28.57%) iBATIS
4 2 (14.29%) ODBC
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) Velocity
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) XPath
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) HP
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