Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 93 91
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 0.86% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.90% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% -2.94%
10th Percentile £463 £350 £394
90th Percentile £488 £600 £431
Scotland median daily rate £451 £488 £413
% change year-on-year -7.59% +18.18% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,701 1,337 1,231
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 95.43% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 695 669
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £245 £215
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.48% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 20
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +44.27% -49.48%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.03 £72.00 £43.28
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -24.73% +19.23% -6.02%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) JMS
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Tableau
6 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (25.00%) OpenID
6 2 (25.00%) OAuth
6 2 (25.00%) AMQP
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) ITSM

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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Jetty
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Yarn
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
2 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (25.00%) OpenID
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (12.50%) DAO
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Data Science
5 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Domain Models
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java 8
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO