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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing Java 98 99 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.98% 15.07% 14.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 38.37% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 78
Median daily rate £373 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.74% -4.06%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 294 258 333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 50.95% 39.27% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 135 179
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Java.

1 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (37.99%) SQL
3 58 (32.40%) Unix
4 50 (27.93%) Spring
5 48 (26.82%) Relational Database
6 47 (26.26%) Linux
7 45 (25.14%) Finance
8 42 (23.46%) OO
9 30 (16.76%) Jenkins
10 29 (16.20%) Git (software)
11 28 (15.64%) Software Engineering
11 28 (15.64%) Python
11 28 (15.64%) Perl
12 27 (15.08%) Oracle
12 27 (15.08%) OOA/OOD
12 27 (15.08%) Scrum
13 26 (14.53%) Shell Script
13 26 (14.53%) JavaScript
13 26 (14.53%) Maven
14 25 (13.97%) XML
14 25 (13.97%) SOAP
15 24 (13.41%) Banking
15 24 (13.41%) Microservices
16 23 (12.85%) HTML
17 22 (12.29%) DB2
17 22 (12.29%) DevOps
18 21 (11.73%) NoSQL
18 21 (11.73%) Sybase
19 20 (11.17%) J2EE
20 19 (10.61%) Web Services

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 14 (7.82%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.59%) Confluence
2 10 (5.59%) JBoss
3 9 (5.03%) Apache
4 7 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.23%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.12%) CICS
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (2.23%) Maximo
3 2 (1.12%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.79%) GitHub
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.26%) Firewall
2 9 (5.03%) DNS
2 9 (5.03%) HTTP
3 6 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.79%) LAN
4 5 (2.79%) VLAN
4 5 (2.79%) WAN
5 3 (1.68%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.68%) SSL
6 2 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) Broadband
7 1 (0.56%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.82%) Relational Database
2 22 (12.29%) DB2
3 21 (11.73%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.82%) RDBMS
5 12 (6.70%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.91%) KDB
7 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.79%) Big Data
8 5 (2.79%) Kdb+
8 5 (2.79%) MySQL
9 4 (2.23%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.23%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.56%) HSQLDB
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (16.76%) Jenkins
2 29 (16.20%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.53%) Maven
4 15 (8.38%) Hudson
5 12 (6.70%) JUnit
6 11 (6.15%) Ant
6 11 (6.15%) Gradle
7 7 (3.91%) JIRA
7 7 (3.91%) Selenium
8 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.35%) GitLab
8 6 (3.35%) Subversion
9 3 (1.68%) Concordion
9 3 (1.68%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.68%) JBehave
9 3 (1.68%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.12%) Grunt
10 2 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 24 (13.41%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (56.98%) Developer
2 83 (46.37%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.61%) Software Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) Java Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (6.15%) Analyst
6 9 (5.03%) Consultant
7 8 (4.47%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.91%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Security Analyst
11 4 (2.23%) Android Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Architect
11 4 (2.23%) Data Scientist
11 4 (2.23%) Designer
11 4 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Senior Java Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.93%) Spring
2 25 (13.97%) SOAP
2 25 (13.97%) XML
3 23 (12.85%) HTML
4 20 (11.17%) J2EE
5 19 (10.61%) JMS
5 19 (10.61%) Web Services
6 18 (10.06%) AngularJS
6 18 (10.06%) Hibernate
7 16 (8.94%) REST
8 14 (7.82%) CSS
9 13 (7.26%) HTML5
10 12 (6.70%) JSON
11 9 (5.03%) Protocol Buffers
12 8 (4.47%) J2SE
13 6 (3.35%) jQuery
14 5 (2.79%) Node.js
14 5 (2.79%) Spring Boot
15 4 (2.23%) Angular 2
15 4 (2.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.47%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (4.47%) Wiki
3 7 (3.91%) Derivative
4 5 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.68%) DataPower
5 3 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.68%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.12%) Equities
6 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.12%) iSeries
6 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) W3C
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.40%) Unix
2 47 (26.26%) Linux
3 9 (5.03%) Windows
4 8 (4.47%) Solaris
5 7 (3.91%) Android
5 7 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.68%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) MVS
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.46%) OO
3 28 (15.64%) Software Engineering
4 27 (15.08%) OOA/OOD
4 27 (15.08%) Scrum
5 24 (13.41%) Microservices
6 22 (12.29%) DevOps
7 19 (10.61%) SDLC
7 19 (10.61%) TDD
8 15 (8.38%) Low Latency
8 15 (8.38%) Unit Testing
9 14 (7.82%) SOA
9 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (5.03%) MVC
12 9 (5.03%) Refactoring
12 9 (5.03%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (5.03%) UML
12 9 (5.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.99%) SQL
2 28 (15.64%) Perl
2 28 (15.64%) Python
3 26 (14.53%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.53%) Shell Script
4 12 (6.70%) C#
5 10 (5.59%) Ruby
6 8 (4.47%) PHP
6 8 (4.47%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.91%) C++
8 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.23%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.68%) C
9 3 (1.68%) XPath
9 3 (1.68%) XQuery
10 2 (1.12%) COBOL
10 2 (1.12%) Groovy
10 2 (1.12%) Jython
10 2 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.03%) CISSP
2 4 (2.23%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) SANS
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) Dodd-Frank
1 7 (3.91%) MiFID
2 6 (3.35%) EMIR
3 3 (1.68%) COBIT
3 3 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) Docker
2 5 (2.79%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) Ansible
2 4 (2.23%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (2.23%) QRadar
3 3 (1.68%) logstash
3 3 (1.68%) Puppet
4 2 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.12%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.12%) OpenView
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.56%) Mesos
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Oracle
2 21 (11.73%) Sybase
3 19 (10.61%) IBM
4 11 (6.15%) Perforce
5 7 (3.91%) Splunk
6 6 (3.35%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.23%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.23%) MapR
7 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.23%) Symantec
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe
8 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) OpenText
8 2 (1.12%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.56%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.56%) Pega
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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