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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 9 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Java 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.56% 11.54% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.91%  

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 19 15 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 52.78% 57.69% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 14
Median daily rate £358 £500 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.50% +69.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Aberdeen

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) HBase
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Kafka
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (42.86%) Siemens NX
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Tcl
3 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
3 3 (42.86%) webMethods
3 3 (42.86%) CAD
3 3 (42.86%) AutoCAD
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSL
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) PLM
3 3 (42.86%) Teamcenter
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development

Java
Top Related 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 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) AutoCAD
1 3 (42.86%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
1 4 (57.14%) HBase
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Kafka
2 3 (42.86%) DHTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Itk
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSL
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) PLM
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Tcl
3 3 (42.86%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) webMethods