Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 257 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.97% 15.60% 17.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.74% 32.49% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 148 101
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £324 £338 £313
90th Percentile £575 £556 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £47.70
% change year-on-year +145.61% -70.12% +29.78%

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 719 751 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.28% 48.02% 52.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 474 324
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £281
90th Percentile £538 £506 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £35.28 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.30% +103.67% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.89 £16.29
90th Percentile £38.88 £58.15 £51.41
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £16.76 £42.50
% change year-on-year +108.83% -60.56% +13.33%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019, 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.

1 129 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (46.30%) Spring
3 77 (29.96%) Oracle
4 74 (28.79%) Web Services
5 73 (28.40%) SQL
6 56 (21.79%) Finance
7 54 (21.01%) TDD
8 51 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
9 48 (18.68%) REST
9 48 (18.68%) Banking
10 45 (17.51%) JavaScript
10 45 (17.51%) Spring Boot
11 42 (16.34%) Microservices
11 42 (16.34%) Git (software)
12 39 (15.18%) DevOps
13 38 (14.79%) Linux
13 38 (14.79%) Hibernate
14 37 (14.40%) XML
14 37 (14.40%) Jenkins
15 35 (13.62%) Test Automation
15 35 (13.62%) Python
16 33 (12.84%) HTML
16 33 (12.84%) JSON
16 33 (12.84%) Java 8
17 31 (12.06%) Eclipse
17 31 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (11.67%) Scrum
18 30 (11.67%) Relational Database
19 29 (11.28%) Apache Spark
19 29 (11.28%) AngularJS

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 29 (11.28%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.23%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.28%) Confluence
5 10 (3.89%) JBoss
6 9 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.72%) Jetty
9 6 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.56%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.56%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.56%) Mule
11 3 (1.17%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.78%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.78%) Apache
12 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.28%) IaaS
4 9 (3.50%) PaaS
5 6 (2.33%) SaaS
5 6 (2.33%) Slack
6 5 (1.95%) GitHub
7 4 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.17%) Google Pay
8 3 (1.17%) Samsung Pay
9 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.39%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.89%) Internet
2 7 (2.72%) HTTP
3 6 (2.33%) Skype
4 3 (1.17%) AMQP
4 3 (1.17%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.17%) LAN
4 3 (1.17%) NFC
4 3 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.78%) Firewall
5 2 (0.78%) SAN
5 2 (0.78%) VLAN
5 2 (0.78%) WAN
6 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.67%) Relational Database
2 28 (10.89%) Big Data
3 19 (7.39%) Apache Hive
3 19 (7.39%) RDBMS
4 17 (6.61%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.23%) Hadoop
5 16 (6.23%) MariaDB
5 16 (6.23%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.84%) HBase
6 15 (5.84%) MySQL
7 14 (5.45%) Oracle Database
8 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.11%) Impala
10 7 (2.72%) Parquet
11 5 (1.95%) DB2
12 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.56%) Redis
12 4 (1.56%) Riak
12 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.40%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.06%) Eclipse
4 28 (10.89%) JUnit
5 25 (9.73%) Cucumber
6 23 (8.95%) Maven
7 22 (8.56%) JIRA
8 21 (8.17%) Selenium
9 20 (7.78%) Subversion
10 16 (6.23%) Android Studio
11 13 (5.06%) IntelliJ
12 10 (3.89%) FindBugs
12 10 (3.89%) Gradle
13 8 (3.11%) Hudson
14 6 (2.33%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.95%) FitNesse
15 5 (1.95%) JMeter
15 5 (1.95%) Mockito
16 4 (1.56%) SpecFlow
17 3 (1.17%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (21.79%) Finance
2 48 (18.68%) Banking
3 22 (8.56%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.95%) Back Office
4 5 (1.95%) Retail
5 3 (1.17%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (56.03%) Developer
2 98 (38.13%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.95%) Architect
4 20 (7.78%) Android Developer
5 18 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.61%) Technical Architect
7 16 (6.23%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.84%) Lead Developer
9 13 (5.06%) Big Data Developer
10 12 (4.67%) Designer
10 12 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Lead Java Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (3.11%) Data Architect
12 8 (3.11%) Senior Architect
12 8 (3.11%) Senior Technical Architect
12 8 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (1.95%) Automation Tester
14 5 (1.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (46.30%) Spring
2 74 (28.79%) Web Services
3 48 (18.68%) REST
4 45 (17.51%) Spring Boot
5 38 (14.79%) Hibernate
6 37 (14.40%) XML
7 33 (12.84%) HTML
7 33 (12.84%) JSON
8 29 (11.28%) AngularJS
9 28 (10.89%) React
10 27 (10.51%) SOAP
11 21 (8.17%) RESTful
12 20 (7.78%) HTML5
13 18 (7.00%) Android SDK
14 17 (6.61%) J2EE
15 16 (6.23%) Kafka
16 15 (5.84%) CSS
17 14 (5.45%) JMS
18 12 (4.67%) JPA
19 11 (4.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.17%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.28%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.11%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.72%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.72%) User Experience
7 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.33%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.95%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.56%) DataPower
10 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.17%) Digital Wallet
11 2 (0.78%) Fintech
11 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.39%) Animation
12 1 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.79%) Linux
2 25 (9.73%) Unix
3 22 (8.56%) Android
4 11 (4.28%) CentOS
5 8 (3.11%) Solaris
6 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.95%) AIX
7 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.95%) Windows
8 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.01%) TDD
3 42 (16.34%) Microservices
4 39 (15.18%) DevOps
5 35 (13.62%) Test Automation
6 31 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (11.67%) Scrum
8 29 (11.28%) Software Engineering
9 28 (10.89%) SDLC
10 27 (10.51%) Multithreading
10 27 (10.51%) Unit Testing
11 26 (10.12%) Mentoring
12 24 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (8.56%) Analytics
14 21 (8.17%) Android Development
15 20 (7.78%) MVC
15 20 (7.78%) Technical Leadership
16 18 (7.00%) SOA
17 17 (6.61%) Migration
17 17 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.40%) SQL
2 45 (17.51%) JavaScript
3 35 (13.62%) Python
4 33 (12.84%) Java 8
5 23 (8.95%) Shell Script
6 18 (7.00%) C#
6 18 (7.00%) Scala
7 11 (4.28%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.28%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.50%) C
8 9 (3.50%) Go
9 8 (3.11%) C++
10 7 (2.72%) Groovy
11 5 (1.95%) Clojure
11 5 (1.95%) Ruby
12 4 (1.56%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.17%) Perl
14 1 (0.39%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.78%) Degree
2 13 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.78%) CISSP
5 2 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ACDT
6 1 (0.39%) ACHDS
6 1 (0.39%) ACTC
6 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.39%) MCDST
6 1 (0.39%) MCP
6 1 (0.39%) MCSA
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) MCSM
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.67%) QA
2 8 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (9.34%) Docker
2 8 (3.11%) HDFS
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (6.23%) Terraform
2 11 (4.28%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.50%) Ansible
4 8 (3.11%) Puppet
5 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.56%) Rancher
6 3 (1.17%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.78%) Oozie
8 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (29.96%) Oracle
2 18 (7.00%) IBM
3 12 (4.67%) Google
4 8 (3.11%) Sybase
5 7 (2.72%) Cloudera
5 7 (2.72%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.33%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.95%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.56%) Charles River
9 3 (1.17%) Citrix
9 3 (1.17%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.17%) Samsung
10 2 (0.78%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.78%) Apple
10 2 (0.78%) Dell
10 2 (0.78%) EMC
10 2 (0.78%) SAP
10 2 (0.78%) Siebel
10 2 (0.78%) VMware