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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 20 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 37.04% 18.75% 11.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.78% 32.43% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +10.50%

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
41 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 75.93% 57.81% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 18
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £404 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 19 - - 1
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Java.

1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) CRM
4 17 (48.57%) Oracle
4 17 (48.57%) Scrum
4 17 (48.57%) Oracle Database
5 13 (37.14%) SOA
6 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
7 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
7 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (28.57%) Spring
8 10 (28.57%) J2EE
9 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
9 9 (25.71%) Unix
9 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
9 9 (25.71%) QA
9 9 (25.71%) Selenium
9 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
10 8 (22.86%) Change Control
10 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
10 8 (22.86%) Middleware
11 7 (20.00%) OpenView
11 7 (20.00%) HP
11 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
11 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Billing
11 7 (20.00%) HP SiteScope

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 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle Database
2 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) Maven
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) DbUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Mockito
5 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (20.00%) Billing
2 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Database Designer
2 9 (25.71%) Designer
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Angular Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) J2EE
1 10 (28.57%) Spring
2 8 (22.86%) Middleware
3 4 (11.43%) Angular 2
3 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (11.43%) Spring Integration
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) Java EE
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) iBATIS
5 1 (2.86%) JDBC
5 1 (2.86%) JMS
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) CRM
3 17 (48.57%) Scrum
4 13 (37.14%) SOA
5 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
6 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (22.86%) Change Control
7 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
8 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (20.00%) SDLC
8 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
9 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
10 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) TDD
11 4 (11.43%) Microservices
12 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter