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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 19 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.50% 2.86% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.29% 6.25% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
31 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 77.50% 45.71% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 11
Median daily rate £325 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.20%
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 £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 3 December 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 +10 15 £375 -
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) CRM
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) Relational Database
5 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
5 12 (44.44%) SOA
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle
6 11 (40.74%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
6 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (37.04%) Spring
8 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 9 (33.33%) J2EE
8 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 9 (33.33%) Unix
8 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (29.63%) Change Control
9 8 (29.63%) Middleware
10 7 (25.93%) Billing
11 6 (22.22%) TDD
11 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
11 6 (22.22%) Java EE
11 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
11 6 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (22.22%) OO
11 6 (22.22%) OpenView
11 6 (22.22%) HP
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) Relational Database
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
3 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.93%) Billing
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Database Designer
2 8 (29.63%) Designer
3 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Genesys Developer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) J2EE
3 8 (29.63%) Middleware
4 6 (22.22%) Java EE
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.70%) JMS
7 1 (3.70%) VXML
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) CRM
3 12 (44.44%) SOA
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (29.63%) Change Control
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (22.22%) OO
7 6 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
8 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (22.22%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) Graphite
2 1 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Genesys
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter