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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 26.67% 4.90% 25.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.06% 12.50% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Median daily rate £378 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £413 £385
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 £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 56.67% 39.22% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 19
Median daily rate £329 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 +11 8 £378 -2.58%
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) CRM
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) User Stories
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (40.00%) Java EE
6 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (40.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) Kanban
7 3 (30.00%) RESTful
8 2 (20.00%) BDD
8 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (20.00%) Change Control
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) Graphite
8 2 (20.00%) SDLC
8 2 (20.00%) Kibana
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) XSD
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Genesys Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (10.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) CRM
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Graphite
1 2 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Genesys