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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 24 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.64% 14.52% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.06% 21.43% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £43.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +15.00%

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
47 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 85.45% 67.74% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 17
Median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 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 21 £413 +6.45%
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 22 (66.67%) CRM
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
4 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 13 (39.39%) SOA
6 12 (36.36%) PL/SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
7 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
7 10 (30.30%) Unix
7 10 (30.30%) Spring
8 9 (27.27%) Change Control
8 9 (27.27%) J2EE
8 9 (27.27%) Middleware
9 8 (24.24%) Billing
10 7 (21.21%) QA
10 7 (21.21%) Selenium
10 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (21.21%) SDLC
11 6 (18.18%) HP SiteScope
11 6 (18.18%) OpenView
11 6 (18.18%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner

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 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) DbUnit
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Mockito
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (24.24%) Billing
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Database Designer
1 9 (27.27%) Designer
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (15.15%) QA Automation Tester
5 5 (15.15%) QA Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
2 9 (27.27%) J2EE
2 9 (27.27%) Middleware
3 5 (15.15%) Java EE
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) RESTful
5 2 (6.06%) Spring Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) CRM
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) SOA
5 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
5 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (27.27%) Change Control
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
8 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (18.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter