Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 1 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 0.72% 7.22% 12.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 17.07% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Aberdeen median daily rate £520 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -24.32% +42.31%
10th Percentile £510 £325 £416
90th Percentile £530 £395 £514
Scotland median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.70 £44.00 £41.94
% change year-on-year -16.60% +4.91% +104.59%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 30 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 21.74% 42.27% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 9
Aberdeen median daily rate £381 £290 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.47% -42.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £193 £157 £399
90th Percentile £438 £375 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £28.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 November 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle