Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 58 88
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 +8
Contract jobs citing J2SE 15 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.16% 2.43% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 7.69% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £312 £338
90th Percentile £480 £450 £413
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £65.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00

J2SE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 471 351 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.43% 31.59% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 187 188
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £263
90th Percentile £500 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Perl
1 15 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) DB2
3 12 (80.00%) Sybase
3 12 (80.00%) Spring
3 12 (80.00%) JUnit
3 12 (80.00%) Unix
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (46.67%) SDLC
5 7 (46.67%) Scala
6 5 (33.33%) JMS
6 5 (33.33%) OOD
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (20.00%) VBA
8 3 (20.00%) Front Office

J2SE
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (93.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Perl
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Scala
4 3 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Sybase