Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 242 219 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.50% 16.76% 12.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.52% 39.53% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 119 110
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% -1.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £285
90th Percentile £488 £475 £489
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +20.53% -10.85% -59.72%

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 701 554 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 53.59% 42.39% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 307 310
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £256
90th Percentile £475 £445 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 - £31.75
10th Percentile £84.43 - £14.80
90th Percentile £195.00 - £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -10.26% +27.87% +22.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 107 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (42.15%) SQL
3 82 (33.88%) Spring
4 80 (33.06%) Unix
5 69 (28.51%) Relational Database
6 56 (23.14%) Finance
7 54 (22.31%) Linux
8 53 (21.90%) Git (software)
9 48 (19.83%) OO
9 48 (19.83%) TDD
10 45 (18.60%) JavaScript
10 45 (18.60%) Jenkins
11 41 (16.94%) Perl
12 39 (16.12%) Sybase
13 38 (15.70%) Scrum
14 37 (15.29%) Hibernate
15 36 (14.88%) Python
16 34 (14.05%) J2EE
17 33 (13.64%) NoSQL
18 31 (12.81%) Maven
19 30 (12.40%) DB2
20 29 (11.98%) Web Services
20 29 (11.98%) RDBMS
20 29 (11.98%) Shell Script
20 29 (11.98%) SDLC
21 28 (11.57%) OOA/OOD
21 28 (11.57%) Banking
22 27 (11.16%) XML
22 27 (11.16%) SOAP
23 26 (10.74%) CSS

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 (7.02%) Confluence
2 14 (5.79%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.96%) JBoss
3 12 (4.96%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.31%) Apache
5 8 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (2.48%) SAS
6 6 (2.48%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.83%) CMS
8 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.41%) Mule
9 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.83%) Maximo
2 2 (0.83%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.13%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (2.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.20%) Firewall
2 8 (3.31%) DNS
2 8 (3.31%) HTTP
3 6 (2.48%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.48%) SSL
4 5 (2.07%) LAN
4 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.07%) VLAN
4 5 (2.07%) WAN
5 3 (1.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (28.51%) Relational Database
2 33 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 30 (12.40%) DB2
4 29 (11.98%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.96%) Big Data
7 8 (3.31%) KDB
8 6 (2.48%) Kdb+
9 5 (2.07%) Parquet
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.24%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.83%) MySQL
13 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.41%) Ingres
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 45 (18.60%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.81%) Maven
4 20 (8.26%) JUnit
5 17 (7.02%) JIRA
6 15 (6.20%) Ant
7 13 (5.37%) Gradle
7 13 (5.37%) Hudson
8 12 (4.96%) Subversion
9 10 (4.13%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.31%) Appium
10 8 (3.31%) GitLab
10 8 (3.31%) JMeter
10 8 (3.31%) Selenium
10 8 (3.31%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.89%) Calabash
11 7 (2.89%) Gatling
11 7 (2.89%) JBehave
11 7 (2.89%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (23.14%) Finance
2 28 (11.57%) Banking
3 6 (2.48%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.07%) Legal
5 4 (1.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 177 (73.14%) Developer
2 140 (57.85%) Java Developer
3 14 (5.79%) Analyst
4 13 (5.37%) AWS Developer
5 10 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (3.72%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (2.89%) Cassandra Developer
8 7 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (2.89%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (2.89%) Technical Test Analyst
8 7 (2.89%) Test Analyst
9 6 (2.48%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (2.48%) Consultant
9 6 (2.48%) Scala Developer
9 6 (2.48%) Splunk Engineer
10 5 (2.07%) Security Analyst
10 5 (2.07%) Security Engineer
10 5 (2.07%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (2.07%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (33.88%) Spring
2 37 (15.29%) Hibernate
3 34 (14.05%) J2EE
4 29 (11.98%) Web Services
5 27 (11.16%) SOAP
5 27 (11.16%) XML
6 26 (10.74%) CSS
7 25 (10.33%) HTML
8 24 (9.92%) JMS
9 21 (8.68%) REST
10 20 (8.26%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.85%) HTML5
12 18 (7.44%) JSON
13 17 (7.02%) React
14 14 (5.79%) Ajax
14 14 (5.79%) CSS3
15 13 (5.37%) Kafka
15 13 (5.37%) RESTful
15 13 (5.37%) Spring Boot
16 12 (4.96%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.13%) Algorithms
2 10 (4.13%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.89%) DataPower
3 7 (2.89%) PKI
3 7 (2.89%) Wiki
4 5 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.24%) Derivative
5 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.24%) STB
5 3 (1.24%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.83%) Equities
6 2 (0.83%) iSeries
6 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.83%) W3C
7 1 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.06%) Unix
2 54 (22.31%) Linux
3 15 (6.20%) Solaris
4 14 (5.79%) Windows
5 11 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.89%) Android
7 6 (2.48%) AIX
8 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.83%) OO
2 48 (19.83%) TDD
3 38 (15.70%) Scrum
4 29 (11.98%) SDLC
5 28 (11.57%) OOA/OOD
6 24 (9.92%) Microservices
7 21 (8.68%) Test Automation
8 20 (8.26%) BDD
8 20 (8.26%) Web Development
9 19 (7.85%) DevOps
9 19 (7.85%) Kanban
10 17 (7.02%) Low Latency
11 15 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (5.79%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (5.37%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.37%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (42.15%) SQL
2 45 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 41 (16.94%) Perl
4 36 (14.88%) Python
5 29 (11.98%) Shell Script
6 24 (9.92%) C#
6 24 (9.92%) Ruby
7 16 (6.61%) Scala
8 15 (6.20%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.96%) C++
10 10 (4.13%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.13%) PHP
11 6 (2.48%) Prolog
12 4 (1.65%) Groovy
12 4 (1.65%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.83%) Jython
13 2 (0.83%) VBA
14 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (4.55%) CISSP
2 7 (2.89%) Degree
3 6 (2.48%) SANS
4 5 (2.07%) CEH
5 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.55%) QA
2 9 (3.72%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (3.72%) EMIR
2 9 (3.72%) MiFID
3 3 (1.24%) COBIT
3 3 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (2.48%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.24%) NFS
3 2 (0.83%) Docker
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (5.79%) Ansible
2 7 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.89%) Puppet
3 6 (2.48%) Netcool
3 6 (2.48%) SCOM
4 4 (1.65%) WMI
5 3 (1.24%) logstash
6 2 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.83%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.41%) Control-M
7 1 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.41%) Mesos
7 1 (0.41%) OpenView
7 1 (0.41%) QRadar
7 1 (0.41%) Terraform
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (16.12%) Sybase
2 26 (10.74%) Oracle
3 20 (8.26%) IBM
4 16 (6.61%) Perforce
5 7 (2.89%) CyberArk
5 7 (2.89%) Splunk
6 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) Twitter
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe
8 2 (0.83%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.83%) OpenText
9 1 (0.41%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.41%) CA
9 1 (0.41%) Google
9 1 (0.41%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) Informatica
9 1 (0.41%) MapR
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.41%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec
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