The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Lothian region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.21% 12.50% 9.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.31% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 66.67% 37.50% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 7
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
Scotland

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
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +4 11 £375 - 4
Linlithgow - - - -
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (48.28%) UNIX
2 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) XML
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) JUnit
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Spring
5 9 (31.03%) IBM
6 8 (27.59%) HP
6 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) VBScript
6 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 8 (27.59%) Ajax
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
8 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
9 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
9 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
9 4 (13.79%) Maven
9 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 4 (13.79%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (10.34%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) JUnit
2 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) Hudson
3 4 (13.79%) QUnit
3 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) EasyMock
4 3 (10.34%) Mockito
4 3 (10.34%) jMock
5 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Tester
5 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Portal Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) User Experience Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) XML
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) Spring
3 8 (27.59%) CSS
3 8 (27.59%) Ajax
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
6 4 (13.79%) jQuery
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) iBATIS
6 4 (13.79%) JMS
6 4 (13.79%) JDBC
6 4 (13.79%) JSP
6 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
6 4 (13.79%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) CSS3
6 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
6 4 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Content Management
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) VBScript
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) IBM
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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