The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Contract jobs citing J2SE 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 0.18% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 0.65% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +53.84% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

J2SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 167 154 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 32.55% 27.07% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 87 119
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing J2SE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in Glasgow

J2SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2SE in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2SE in Glasgow

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Mockito
5 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) VBA

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
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