Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 4 June 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 74 272 245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.56% 18.63% 15.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.49% 37.57% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 156 145
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £296 £331 £338
90th Percentile £563 £575 £554
Scotland median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.67% -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +28.57% +145.61% -67.16%

Java 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 315 724 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.70% 49.59% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 453 473
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £305
90th Percentile £566 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.95% +103.67%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.76
% change year-on-year - +108.83% -61.02%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Daily rate trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Glasgow over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Glasgow

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Java in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Microservices
3 21 (28.38%) React
4 19 (25.68%) Test Automation
5 17 (22.97%) Finance
5 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 17 (22.97%) DevOps
6 16 (21.62%) TDD
7 15 (20.27%) SQL
8 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
8 14 (18.92%) Spring
9 13 (17.57%) REST
9 13 (17.57%) Public Sector
10 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.86%) RESTful
10 11 (14.86%) Web Services
10 11 (14.86%) Scrum
11 10 (13.51%) Linux
11 10 (13.51%) SOAP
11 10 (13.51%) C#
11 10 (13.51%) AWS
11 10 (13.51%) Node.js
12 9 (12.16%) BDD
12 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.16%) Selenium
12 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.16%) XML
12 9 (12.16%) OO
12 9 (12.16%) Python

Java
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 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) Liferay
4 1 (1.35%) Mule
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Azure
3 3 (4.05%) GCP
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (1.35%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.35%) Logic Apps
4 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) SSL
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 3 (4.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) NAS
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) SMTP
4 1 (1.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) DB2
4 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.35%) GIS
7 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.16%) Selenium
3 8 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.81%) Maven
4 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.11%) JIRA
5 5 (6.76%) GitLab
6 4 (5.41%) JUnit
6 4 (5.41%) ProC
6 4 (5.41%) Subversion
7 3 (4.05%) Gradle
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
7 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.70%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.70%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.35%) Gatling
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Public Sector
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Electronics
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Back Office
6 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Designer
4 7 (9.46%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (6.76%) Digital Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Database Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (2.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) React
2 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
2 14 (18.92%) Spring
3 13 (17.57%) REST
4 11 (14.86%) RESTful
4 11 (14.86%) Web Services
5 10 (13.51%) Node.js
5 10 (13.51%) SOAP
6 9 (12.16%) Vue.js
6 9 (12.16%) XML
7 8 (10.81%) JSON
7 8 (10.81%) Spring Boot
8 7 (9.46%) HTML
8 7 (9.46%) J2EE
9 6 (8.11%) CSS
9 6 (8.11%) Java SE
9 6 (8.11%) JAX-RS
10 5 (6.76%) .NET
10 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Equities
4 2 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Microservices
3 19 (25.68%) Test Automation
4 17 (22.97%) DevOps
5 16 (21.62%) TDD
6 11 (14.86%) Scrum
6 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.16%) BDD
7 9 (12.16%) OO
8 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.46%) Runbook
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.11%) Defect Management
10 6 (8.11%) Kanban
10 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.11%) Software Delivery
11 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.76%) Time Management
11 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.27%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) C#
4 9 (12.16%) Python
5 7 (9.46%) Scala
6 6 (8.11%) Java 8
7 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) Clojure
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
8 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.70%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) Java 9
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.35%) Terraform
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) IBM
2 4 (5.41%) Informatica
3 3 (4.05%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) Adobe
4 2 (2.70%) Curam
4 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.70%) Sybase
4 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) IFS
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Remedy
5 1 (1.35%) VMware