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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 1 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 19 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 32.76% 4.08% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.86% 10.00% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 48.28% 40.82% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 4
Average daily rate £355 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Livingston +9 19 £400 +21.21% 2
Java
Scotland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (61.70%) XML
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) Spring
4 25 (53.19%) JUnit
5 24 (51.06%) TDD
5 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (40.43%) HTML
7 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 16 (34.04%) JMS
8 15 (31.91%) XML Schema
8 15 (31.91%) CSS
8 15 (31.91%) JDBC
8 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
8 15 (31.91%) iBATIS
9 12 (25.53%) Ajax
9 12 (25.53%) UNIX
10 11 (23.40%) JSON
11 9 (19.15%) Linux
11 9 (19.15%) SQL
11 9 (19.15%) IBM
12 8 (17.02%) Maven
12 8 (17.02%) MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Smartphone
12 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
12 8 (17.02%) Spring MVC
12 8 (17.02%) HTML5
12 8 (17.02%) Hudson
12 8 (17.02%) REST
12 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
12 8 (17.02%) KnockoutJS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (6.38%) CMS
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) JUnit
2 8 (17.02%) Maven
2 8 (17.02%) Hudson
2 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.89%) Mockito
3 7 (14.89%) EasyMock
3 7 (14.89%) FitNesse
3 7 (14.89%) jMock
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) QUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.13%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.51%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Tester
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Portal Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) User Experience Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Designer
8 1 (2.13%) Non-Functional Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) XML
2 26 (55.32%) Spring
3 19 (40.43%) HTML
4 16 (34.04%) JMS
5 15 (31.91%) XML Schema
5 15 (31.91%) CSS
5 15 (31.91%) JDBC
5 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
5 15 (31.91%) iBATIS
6 12 (25.53%) Ajax
7 11 (23.40%) JSON
8 8 (17.02%) Spring MVC
8 8 (17.02%) HTML5
8 8 (17.02%) REST
8 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
8 8 (17.02%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (17.02%) Durandal
9 7 (14.89%) jQuery
10 5 (10.64%) Middleware
10 5 (10.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Smartphone
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) UNIX
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) TDD
2 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.02%) MVC
4 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.77%) Pair Programming
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 3 (6.38%) Content Management
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.13%) Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.13%) Customer Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.13%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) sed
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) AWK
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) OCPJP
2 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
1 3 (6.38%) Munin
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) IBM
2 3 (6.38%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (2.13%) Chordiant
3 1 (2.13%) Genesys
3 1 (2.13%) Sun
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