Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 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 SE 8
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 67 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +35 -35
Contract jobs citing Java 8 6 33 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.72% 2.32% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 4.62% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £400
90th Percentile £475 £486 £505
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Java 8 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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 340 714 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.62% 50.18% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 454 474
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £306 £311 £300
90th Percentile £568 £538 £506
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £35.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -43.30% +103.67%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.76
% change year-on-year - +108.83% -60.56%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Java 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Glasgow

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Java 8 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) React
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Public Sector
4 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) Redux
4 3 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (50.00%) GitLab
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) Clojure
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (50.00%) Electronics
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming

Java 8
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) GitLab
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Public Sector
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) React
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (50.00%) Redux
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Flask
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Clojure
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Java 9
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle