Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 159 272 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.88% 18.22% 16.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.19% 37.99% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 155 125
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £373 £318 £319
90th Percentile £615 £556 £488
Scotland median daily rate £475 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - £85.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.92% +34.83%
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% +214.81% -74.04%

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 564 716 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 45.71% 47.96% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 440 344
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £440 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -17.86% +16.05%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year -17.65% +110.29% -54.58%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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.

1 101 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.82%) Spring
3 48 (30.19%) TDD
3 48 (30.19%) React
4 47 (29.56%) JavaScript
5 45 (28.30%) Public Sector
6 43 (27.04%) Microservices
7 42 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (24.53%) Finance
9 36 (22.64%) SQL
9 36 (22.64%) Jenkins
10 35 (22.01%) Java 8
10 35 (22.01%) Linux
10 35 (22.01%) MongoDB
11 32 (20.13%) RESTful
12 31 (19.50%) Kanban
13 30 (18.87%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (18.24%) OO
14 29 (18.24%) Pair Programming
14 29 (18.24%) Spring Boot
15 27 (16.98%) AngularJS
16 26 (16.35%) DevOps
16 26 (16.35%) J2EE
17 25 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (15.09%) XML
18 24 (15.09%) SOAP
18 24 (15.09%) REST
18 24 (15.09%) Test Automation
19 23 (14.47%) AWS
19 23 (14.47%) Continuous Deployment

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 17 (10.69%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.18%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.66%) Apache
4 8 (5.03%) IIS
4 8 (5.03%) Jetty
4 8 (5.03%) Mongrel
4 8 (5.03%) nginx
5 7 (4.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.14%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.89%) CMS
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.63%) JBoss
9 1 (0.63%) Liferay
9 1 (0.63%) Mule
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.47%) AWS
2 9 (5.66%) GCP
3 8 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.03%) Azure
3 8 (5.03%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.26%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) iTunes
5 1 (0.63%) npm
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Serverless
5 1 (0.63%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) HTTP
2 12 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.92%) SSL
4 10 (6.29%) SSH
5 8 (5.03%) DHCP
5 8 (5.03%) DNS
5 8 (5.03%) FTP
5 8 (5.03%) IPsec
6 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.01%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.18%) Big Data
4 11 (6.92%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.66%) DB2
6 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.77%) dBASE
8 5 (3.14%) KDB
8 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.52%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.52%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.52%) MySQL
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.43%) Maven
4 12 (7.55%) GitLab
4 12 (7.55%) Gradle
5 10 (6.29%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.66%) JUnit
7 8 (5.03%) JIRA
7 8 (5.03%) Travis CI
8 6 (3.77%) Ant
9 4 (2.52%) Axure RP
9 4 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.52%) Selenium
9 4 (2.52%) Subversion
10 3 (1.89%) GoCD
10 3 (1.89%) Mockito
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.89%) webpack
11 2 (1.26%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (28.30%) Public Sector
2 39 (24.53%) Finance
3 14 (8.81%) Banking
4 11 (6.92%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.66%) Electronics
5 9 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.66%) Marketing
6 3 (1.89%) Back Office
7 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (58.49%) Developer
2 46 (28.93%) Java Developer
3 14 (8.81%) Digital Developer
4 11 (6.92%) Java Engineer
5 9 (5.66%) Data Engineer
5 9 (5.66%) Designer
5 9 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (5.03%) React Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Angular Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Architect
7 7 (4.40%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (4.40%) Technical Leader
8 6 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.14%) KDB Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Technical Design Leader
10 4 (2.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.82%) Spring
2 48 (30.19%) React
3 32 (20.13%) RESTful
4 30 (18.87%) RabbitMQ
5 29 (18.24%) Spring Boot
6 27 (16.98%) AngularJS
7 26 (16.35%) J2EE
8 24 (15.09%) REST
8 24 (15.09%) SOAP
8 24 (15.09%) XML
9 22 (13.84%) Web Services
10 21 (13.21%) Node.js
11 18 (11.32%) .NET
12 16 (10.06%) CSS
12 16 (10.06%) JSON
12 16 (10.06%) Redux
13 15 (9.43%) Hibernate
13 15 (9.43%) HTML
14 14 (8.81%) JPA
15 12 (7.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.29%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.14%) User Experience
6 3 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.89%) Mashup
7 2 (1.26%) Derivative
7 2 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) ASIC
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) DataPower
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.01%) Linux
2 20 (12.58%) Unix
3 3 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.19%) TDD
3 43 (27.04%) Microservices
4 42 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (19.50%) Kanban
6 29 (18.24%) OO
6 29 (18.24%) Pair Programming
7 26 (16.35%) DevOps
8 25 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (15.09%) Test Automation
10 23 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (14.47%) Continuous Deployment
11 22 (13.84%) OOP
11 22 (13.84%) SDLC
12 21 (13.21%) User Stories
13 19 (11.95%) BDD
13 19 (11.95%) Software Engineering
14 17 (10.69%) Scrum
14 17 (10.69%) Unit Testing
15 13 (8.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.56%) JavaScript
2 36 (22.64%) SQL
3 35 (22.01%) Java 8
4 19 (11.95%) Python
5 15 (9.43%) Clojure
6 10 (6.29%) C#
7 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.03%) Groovy
8 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.40%) Scala
10 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.89%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.26%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) Java 9
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) BPSS Clearance
1 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.52%) Degree
3 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) GDPR
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Docker
2 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.03%) Xen
3 7 (4.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) Ansible
2 8 (5.03%) Puppet
3 6 (3.77%) Consul
4 3 (1.89%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.63%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.63%) Terraform
5 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (5.66%) Google
1 9 (5.66%) SAP
1 9 (5.66%) VMware
2 8 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.40%) Adobe
4 6 (3.77%) IBM
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle
5 3 (1.89%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.89%) Hortonworks
5 3 (1.89%) Pega
6 2 (1.26%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.63%) Avaya
7 1 (0.63%) Lotus
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase