Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 233 196 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.65% 17.18% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.70% 40.16% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 99 79
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £255
90th Percentile £500 £456 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £380
% change year-on-year +9.59% -3.95% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Glasgow median hourly rate - £44.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.09% -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £48.25 £40.38
% change year-on-year -54.92% +19.49% +96.98%

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 602 488 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.20% 42.77% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 241 311
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +9.63% -5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £214
90th Percentile £525 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £107.00 £43.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.57% -20.45% +144.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -47.50% +5.26% +40.74%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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.

1 136 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (42.49%) Spring
3 88 (37.77%) SQL
4 78 (33.48%) JavaScript
5 74 (31.76%) Git (software)
6 59 (25.32%) Hibernate
7 56 (24.03%) Unix
7 56 (24.03%) Linux
8 54 (23.18%) TDD
9 53 (22.75%) Python
10 47 (20.17%) Test Automation
11 46 (19.74%) Scrum
12 45 (19.31%) Relational Database
13 43 (18.45%) Jenkins
13 43 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (18.03%) OO
15 41 (17.60%) Perl
15 41 (17.60%) Finance
16 40 (17.17%) Maven
17 38 (16.31%) NoSQL
18 36 (15.45%) SDLC
19 31 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
20 30 (12.88%) JIRA
20 30 (12.88%) C#
20 30 (12.88%) HTML
21 29 (12.45%) RESTful
22 28 (12.02%) Ansible
22 28 (12.02%) JUnit
22 28 (12.02%) RDBMS
23 26 (11.16%) Subversion

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 15 (6.44%) Confluence
2 14 (6.01%) Apache Spark
2 14 (6.01%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.58%) JBoss
4 9 (3.86%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (3.43%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.00%) Apache
7 6 (2.58%) Jetty
8 4 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.72%) SAS
9 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.43%) Mule
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.58%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.15%) GitHub
3 5 (2.15%) PaaS
4 4 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.86%) Serverless
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.87%) Firewall
2 15 (6.44%) DNS
3 5 (2.15%) AMQP
3 5 (2.15%) HTTP
4 3 (1.29%) LDAP
4 3 (1.29%) SSL
5 2 (0.86%) Internet
5 2 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.86%) SMS
5 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.31%) Relational Database
2 38 (16.31%) NoSQL
3 28 (12.02%) RDBMS
4 21 (9.01%) DB2
4 21 (9.01%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.73%) Big Data
6 12 (5.15%) Parquet
7 9 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.58%) Couchbase
8 6 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.58%) Redis
8 6 (2.58%) Riak
9 4 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.86%) Impala
11 2 (0.86%) MySQL
11 2 (0.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 74 (31.76%) Git (software)
2 43 (18.45%) Jenkins
3 40 (17.17%) Maven
4 30 (12.88%) JIRA
5 28 (12.02%) JUnit
6 26 (11.16%) Subversion
7 25 (10.73%) Mercurial
8 18 (7.73%) Cucumber
9 17 (7.30%) Ant
10 12 (5.15%) Selenium
11 11 (4.72%) SpecFlow
11 11 (4.72%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.86%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.86%) Gradle
13 8 (3.43%) Hudson
13 8 (3.43%) Vagrant
14 7 (3.00%) Appium
14 7 (3.00%) Calabash
14 7 (3.00%) Gatling
14 7 (3.00%) JBehave
General
1 41 (17.60%) Finance
2 16 (6.87%) Banking
3 11 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.00%) Front Office
5 3 (1.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 172 (73.82%) Developer
2 131 (56.22%) Java Developer
3 19 (8.15%) Lead Developer
4 16 (6.87%) Lead Java Developer
5 14 (6.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (5.58%) Splunk Engineer
7 12 (5.15%) Analyst
7 12 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (5.15%) Security Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Java Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.43%) Scala Developer
11 7 (3.00%) Consultant
12 6 (2.58%) Applications Consultant
12 6 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.58%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.58%) Technical Test Analyst
12 6 (2.58%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (42.49%) Spring
2 59 (25.32%) Hibernate
3 30 (12.88%) HTML
4 29 (12.45%) RESTful
5 24 (10.30%) CSS
6 23 (9.87%) AngularJS
7 22 (9.44%) REST
8 21 (9.01%) Kafka
9 20 (8.58%) React
10 18 (7.73%) HTML5
10 18 (7.73%) JMS
11 16 (6.87%) .NET
11 16 (6.87%) SOAP
12 15 (6.44%) JSON
13 14 (6.01%) J2SE
13 14 (6.01%) JPA
14 13 (5.58%) J2EE
14 13 (5.58%) XML
15 12 (5.15%) Regular Expression
15 12 (5.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.73%) Data Structures
2 22 (9.44%) Algorithms
3 12 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.00%) PKI
7 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.72%) Derivative
9 3 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.29%) STB
9 3 (1.29%) Wiki
10 2 (0.86%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.86%) DataPower
10 2 (0.86%) Equities
10 2 (0.86%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.86%) RIA
10 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.03%) Linux
1 56 (24.03%) Unix
2 9 (3.86%) Windows
3 6 (2.58%) Android
4 5 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.15%) Solaris
5 3 (1.29%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.18%) TDD
3 47 (20.17%) Test Automation
4 46 (19.74%) Scrum
5 43 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (18.03%) OO
7 36 (15.45%) SDLC
8 26 (11.16%) BDD
8 26 (11.16%) DevOps
9 22 (9.44%) Microservices
10 21 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (7.30%) Configuration Management
12 17 (7.30%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (6.87%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (6.44%) Kanban
14 15 (6.44%) Multithreading
15 14 (6.01%) Business Transformation
15 14 (6.01%) Front End Development
15 14 (6.01%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.77%) SQL
2 78 (33.48%) JavaScript
3 53 (22.75%) Python
4 41 (17.60%) Perl
5 30 (12.88%) C#
6 21 (9.01%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.15%) Ruby
8 15 (6.44%) Scala
9 12 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.72%) C++
11 9 (3.86%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.43%) PHP
13 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.29%) Prolog
14 3 (1.29%) VBA
15 2 (0.86%) ES6
16 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.43%) XPath
16 1 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (5.15%) CEH
1 12 (5.15%) CISSP
1 12 (5.15%) SANS
2 10 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.86%) Degree
4 7 (3.00%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.44%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) EMIR
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (8.15%) Docker
2 6 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.29%) NFS
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (12.02%) Ansible
2 19 (8.15%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (7.30%) Puppet
4 6 (2.58%) Cobbler
4 6 (2.58%) Netcool
4 6 (2.58%) SCOM
5 4 (1.72%) WMI
6 3 (1.29%) Apache Brooklyn
6 3 (1.29%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (1.29%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.29%) Marathon
6 3 (1.29%) Mesos
6 3 (1.29%) OpenView
7 2 (0.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (9.87%) Sybase
2 17 (7.30%) Perforce
3 16 (6.87%) Oracle
4 13 (5.58%) Splunk
5 11 (4.72%) IBM
6 7 (3.00%) CyberArk
7 5 (2.15%) Informatica
7 5 (2.15%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.29%) HP
10 2 (0.86%) Pega
10 2 (0.86%) Twitter
10 2 (0.86%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.43%) Google
11 1 (0.43%) New Relic