Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 71 96
Rank change year-on-year -16 +25 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 11 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.87% 1.40% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.47% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 3
Glasgow median daily rate £488 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £265
90th Percentile £600 £430 £395
Scotland median daily rate £500 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +48.15% -3.57% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year - +6.49% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1222 1089 1563
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 95.11% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 556 825
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £191 £208
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 21
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -58.47% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.13 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +20.00%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Glasgow

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Glasgow

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in Glasgow

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) Perl
3 9 (81.82%) Unix
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Process Management
4 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) Content Management
4 8 (72.73%) CEH
4 8 (72.73%) Python
4 8 (72.73%) Data Modelling
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) CISSP
4 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
4 8 (72.73%) JIRA
4 8 (72.73%) QA
4 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
4 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (72.73%) Puppet
4 8 (72.73%) Anomaly Detection
4 8 (72.73%) Grok
4 8 (72.73%) Apache Spark
4 8 (72.73%) SDLC
4 8 (72.73%) Parquet
4 8 (72.73%) SANS
4 8 (72.73%) Splunk

Java Engineer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Big Data
1 8 (72.73%) Parquet
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Grok
1 8 (72.73%) Kafka
1 8 (72.73%) Regular Expression
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Analytics
2 8 (72.73%) Anomaly Detection
2 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 8 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (72.73%) Data Modelling
2 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) Process Management
2 8 (72.73%) SDLC
2 8 (72.73%) SIEM
2 8 (72.73%) Statistical Modelling
2 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
3 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CEH
1 8 (72.73%) CISSP
1 8 (72.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (9.09%) EMIR
2 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Ansible
1 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase