The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Java 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.28% 6.12% 23.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 13.04% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £520 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -18.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 11 23 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 14.10% 46.94% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 24
Median daily rate £160 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Aberdeen

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Aberdeen

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Java.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Itk
2 2 (66.67%) PLM
2 2 (66.67%) Teamcenter
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Tcl
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
2 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Siemens NX
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Itk
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) PLM
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Tcl
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle