Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 363 236 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.14% 18.77% 17.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.82% 38.88% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 140 97
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £324 £319 £300
90th Percentile £556 £500 £459
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £42.50 - £44.50
10th Percentile £36.25 - £43.25
90th Percentile £115.55 - £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.75 £48.25
% change year-on-year +95.40% -54.92% +19.49%

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 868 607 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.55% 48.29% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 349 238
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.01% +10.37%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £264
90th Percentile £538 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.58% +302.12% -14.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £42.03
90th Percentile £79.65 £195.00 £58.24
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Glasgow

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Glasgow

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 208 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (36.91%) Spring
3 125 (34.44%) Oracle
4 116 (31.96%) SQL
5 112 (30.85%) Finance
6 92 (25.34%) REST
7 78 (21.49%) SOAP
8 72 (19.83%) AngularJS
8 72 (19.83%) Microservices
9 71 (19.56%) JavaScript
9 71 (19.56%) Python
10 70 (19.28%) Web Services
11 67 (18.46%) Test Automation
12 57 (15.70%) NoSQL
12 57 (15.70%) Linux
13 55 (15.15%) Scrum
13 55 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (15.15%) Relational Database
13 55 (15.15%) SDLC
14 52 (14.33%) Hibernate
15 49 (13.50%) TDD
15 49 (13.50%) OO
16 46 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
17 44 (12.12%) MongoDB
18 43 (11.85%) Jenkins
19 42 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (11.57%) Degree
19 42 (11.57%) Banking
20 41 (11.29%) Scala
20 41 (11.29%) Java 8

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 18 (4.96%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.86%) Confluence
3 13 (3.58%) Apache Spark
3 13 (3.58%) JBoss
3 13 (3.58%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.58%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.31%) Jetty
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.83%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.83%) Mule
6 3 (0.83%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Mingle
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.93%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) Actimize
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.20%) IaaS
3 7 (1.93%) PaaS
4 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.38%) SaaS
6 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.10%) Serverless
7 3 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.55%) Boomi
8 2 (0.55%) GitHub
8 2 (0.55%) Yarn
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Apigee
9 1 (0.28%) Google Pay
9 1 (0.28%) npm
9 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.28%) Samsung Pay
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.75%) AMQP
2 9 (2.48%) Internet
3 6 (1.65%) HTTP
3 6 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.38%) LAN
4 5 (1.38%) Wireless
5 4 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.28%) NFC
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.70%) NoSQL
2 55 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 44 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 34 (9.37%) Oracle Database
5 32 (8.82%) DB2
6 27 (7.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 26 (7.16%) RDBMS
8 25 (6.89%) Hadoop
9 17 (4.68%) MySQL
10 13 (3.58%) Big Data
10 13 (3.58%) SQL Server
11 12 (3.31%) Redis
11 12 (3.31%) Riak
12 10 (2.75%) Couchbase
12 10 (2.75%) Impala
13 7 (1.93%) Pentaho
14 6 (1.65%) MSDE
14 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (11.85%) Jenkins
2 34 (9.37%) Git (software)
3 33 (9.09%) JIRA
4 27 (7.44%) Cucumber
4 27 (7.44%) JUnit
4 27 (7.44%) Oracle Forms
5 26 (7.16%) Maven
6 19 (5.23%) Selenium
7 17 (4.68%) Eclipse
8 13 (3.58%) JMeter
8 13 (3.58%) TeamCity
9 11 (3.03%) Gradle
10 10 (2.75%) Android Studio
10 10 (2.75%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.75%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.48%) Gatling
11 9 (2.48%) JBehave
11 9 (2.48%) Subversion
11 9 (2.48%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.20%) FitNesse
General
1 112 (30.85%) Finance
2 42 (11.57%) Banking
3 18 (4.96%) Games
4 16 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.93%) Front Office
6 5 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 222 (61.16%) Developer
2 150 (41.32%) Java Developer
3 44 (12.12%) Architect
4 31 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (6.06%) Python Developer
6 20 (5.51%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.23%) Software Engineer
7 19 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (4.41%) Technical Architect
9 15 (4.13%) Senior Architect
10 14 (3.86%) Analyst
11 13 (3.58%) Android Developer
11 13 (3.58%) Angular Developer
11 13 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (3.31%) Tester
13 11 (3.03%) Java Engineer
14 10 (2.75%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.48%) Automation Tester
15 9 (2.48%) Lead Java Developer
15 9 (2.48%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (36.91%) Spring
2 92 (25.34%) REST
3 78 (21.49%) SOAP
4 72 (19.83%) AngularJS
5 70 (19.28%) Web Services
6 52 (14.33%) Hibernate
7 40 (11.02%) HTML
8 37 (10.19%) XML
9 36 (9.92%) React
10 32 (8.82%) JSON
11 28 (7.71%) RESTful
12 27 (7.44%) Spring Boot
13 26 (7.16%) CSS
13 26 (7.16%) J2EE
14 24 (6.61%) Kafka
15 22 (6.06%) HTML5
15 22 (6.06%) JMS
16 18 (4.96%) JPA
17 12 (3.31%) Akka
18 11 (3.03%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.89%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.58%) Derivative
5 12 (3.31%) Reference Data
6 11 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.75%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.75%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.48%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (1.93%) User Experience
11 5 (1.38%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.55%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.70%) Linux
2 26 (7.16%) Unix
3 24 (6.61%) Windows
4 15 (4.13%) Android
5 8 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (19.83%) Microservices
3 67 (18.46%) Test Automation
4 55 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (15.15%) Scrum
4 55 (15.15%) SDLC
5 49 (13.50%) OO
5 49 (13.50%) TDD
6 46 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (11.02%) Software Engineering
8 37 (10.19%) Analytics
9 33 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 30 (8.26%) Web Development
11 28 (7.71%) Waterfall
12 27 (7.44%) Multithreading
13 26 (7.16%) DevOps
13 26 (7.16%) Enterprise Architecture
14 25 (6.89%) Kanban
14 25 (6.89%) Technical Leadership
15 24 (6.61%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 116 (31.96%) SQL
2 71 (19.56%) JavaScript
2 71 (19.56%) Python
3 41 (11.29%) Java 8
3 41 (11.29%) Scala
4 39 (10.74%) C#
5 31 (8.54%) Perl
6 30 (8.26%) PL/SQL
7 27 (7.44%) C++
8 17 (4.68%) Ruby
9 15 (4.13%) Groovy
10 12 (3.31%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.20%) PHP
13 7 (1.93%) R
13 7 (1.93%) XPath
14 6 (1.65%) C
15 3 (0.83%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.83%) ES6
15 3 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 42 (11.57%) Degree
2 15 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.38%) ACDT
4 5 (1.38%) ACHDS
4 5 (1.38%) ACTC
4 5 (1.38%) MCDST
4 5 (1.38%) MCP
4 5 (1.38%) MCSA
4 5 (1.38%) MCSE
4 5 (1.38%) MCSM
4 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.28%) CISM
6 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.68%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 24 (6.61%) Docker
2 5 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.13%) Ansible
2 13 (3.58%) Puppet
3 11 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.20%) Cobbler
5 7 (1.93%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.83%) Terraform
7 1 (0.28%) Packer
7 1 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 125 (34.44%) Oracle
2 17 (4.68%) IBM
3 7 (1.93%) Sybase
3 7 (1.93%) TIBCO
4 6 (1.65%) Citrix
5 5 (1.38%) Apple
5 5 (1.38%) Google
5 5 (1.38%) Informatica
5 5 (1.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.10%) OutSystems
7 3 (0.83%) Tableau
7 3 (0.83%) VMware
8 2 (0.55%) Charles River
8 2 (0.55%) Dell
8 2 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.55%) Perforce
8 2 (0.55%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.28%) Samsung
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter