Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 357 273 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.24% 20.33% 17.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.38% 38.83% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 148 119
Glasgow median daily rate £419 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £327 £323 £263
90th Percentile £556 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +8.48% -0.94%

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 823 703 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.96% 52.35% 44.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 381 291
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £262
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -93.95% +302.12% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £43.93
90th Percentile £34.50 £195.00 £49.58
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +23.36%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018, 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.

1 217 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (42.58%) Spring
3 127 (35.57%) Oracle
4 114 (31.93%) SQL
5 105 (29.41%) Finance
6 90 (25.21%) Python
7 82 (22.97%) REST
8 81 (22.69%) SOAP
9 76 (21.29%) Hibernate
10 74 (20.73%) Test Automation
11 73 (20.45%) Microservices
12 70 (19.61%) AngularJS
13 69 (19.33%) JavaScript
14 68 (19.05%) OO
15 62 (17.37%) Relational Database
15 62 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (16.81%) Scrum
17 59 (16.53%) NoSQL
18 56 (15.69%) Linux
19 53 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (14.57%) MongoDB
21 51 (14.29%) SDLC
22 50 (14.01%) Web Services
23 49 (13.73%) TDD
23 49 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
23 49 (13.73%) Jenkins
24 47 (13.17%) Scala
24 47 (13.17%) Degree
25 46 (12.89%) Java 8
26 45 (12.61%) Git (software)

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 21 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.48%) JBoss
2 16 (4.48%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.20%) Jetty
4 14 (3.92%) Confluence
4 14 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.84%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.84%) Mule
6 3 (0.84%) Mule ESB
6 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.28%) GemFire
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Mingle
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.80%) AquaLogic BPM
1 10 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Actimize
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.96%) IaaS
3 6 (1.68%) PaaS
4 5 (1.40%) SaaS
5 4 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.12%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.56%) GitHub
6 2 (0.56%) Yarn
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Google Pay
7 1 (0.28%) npm
7 1 (0.28%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.92%) AMQP
2 2 (0.56%) HTTP
2 2 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) NFC
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.37%) Relational Database
2 59 (16.53%) NoSQL
3 52 (14.57%) MongoDB
4 42 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 31 (8.68%) DB2
5 31 (8.68%) Hadoop
6 30 (8.40%) Oracle Database 12c
7 22 (6.16%) RDBMS
8 17 (4.76%) Big Data
9 16 (4.48%) MySQL
10 15 (4.20%) Redis
10 15 (4.20%) Riak
11 14 (3.92%) Couchbase
12 11 (3.08%) Impala
13 9 (2.52%) SQL Server
14 7 (1.96%) Pentaho
15 6 (1.68%) MSDE
15 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 49 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 45 (12.61%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.52%) JUnit
4 33 (9.24%) JIRA
4 33 (9.24%) Maven
5 30 (8.40%) Oracle Forms
6 29 (8.12%) Cucumber
7 21 (5.88%) Selenium
8 18 (5.04%) Gradle
9 15 (4.20%) Eclipse
9 15 (4.20%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.92%) Bitbucket
11 13 (3.64%) JMeter
11 13 (3.64%) Vagrant
12 12 (3.36%) FitNesse
12 12 (3.36%) Subversion
13 10 (2.80%) SpecFlow
14 9 (2.52%) Gatling
14 9 (2.52%) JBehave
15 8 (2.24%) Calabash
General
1 105 (29.41%) Finance
2 33 (9.24%) Banking
3 21 (5.88%) Games
4 17 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.80%) Front Office
6 3 (0.84%) Retail
7 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 231 (64.71%) Developer
2 159 (44.54%) Java Developer
3 42 (11.76%) Architect
4 32 (8.96%) Python Developer
5 29 (8.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.60%) Software Engineer
8 18 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.20%) Senior Architect
10 14 (3.92%) Angular Developer
11 11 (3.08%) Analyst
11 11 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (2.80%) Java Engineer
12 10 (2.80%) Scala Software Engineer
12 10 (2.80%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.80%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.52%) Digital Architect
14 8 (2.24%) Applications Engineer
14 8 (2.24%) Service Architect
14 8 (2.24%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (42.58%) Spring
2 82 (22.97%) REST
3 81 (22.69%) SOAP
4 76 (21.29%) Hibernate
5 70 (19.61%) AngularJS
6 50 (14.01%) Web Services
7 35 (9.80%) HTML
7 35 (9.80%) J2EE
7 35 (9.80%) XML
8 33 (9.24%) Kafka
8 33 (9.24%) RESTful
8 33 (9.24%) Spring Boot
9 32 (8.96%) JMS
10 29 (8.12%) JSON
11 28 (7.84%) JPA
11 28 (7.84%) React
12 24 (6.72%) HTML5
13 18 (5.04%) Apache Camel
13 18 (5.04%) CSS
14 16 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.28%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.32%) Derivative
4 15 (4.20%) Reference Data
4 15 (4.20%) User Experience
5 14 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.80%) Cloud Native
6 10 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.12%) DataPower
10 4 (1.12%) IVR
10 4 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
12 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.69%) Linux
2 30 (8.40%) Unix
3 21 (5.88%) Windows
4 6 (1.68%) Android
5 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (20.73%) Test Automation
3 73 (20.45%) Microservices
4 68 (19.05%) OO
5 62 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (16.81%) Scrum
7 53 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (14.29%) SDLC
9 49 (13.73%) TDD
10 43 (12.04%) Software Engineering
11 42 (11.76%) Analytics
12 33 (9.24%) Multithreading
13 30 (8.40%) Kanban
14 29 (8.12%) DevOps
14 29 (8.12%) Enterprise Architecture
14 29 (8.12%) Software Delivery
14 29 (8.12%) Waterfall
15 27 (7.56%) Web Development
16 21 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
16 21 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 114 (31.93%) SQL
2 90 (25.21%) Python
3 69 (19.33%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.17%) Scala
5 46 (12.89%) Java 8
6 36 (10.08%) C#
7 34 (9.52%) C++
8 31 (8.68%) Perl
8 31 (8.68%) PL/SQL
9 21 (5.88%) Ruby
10 15 (4.20%) Groovy
10 15 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.36%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.08%) XPath
13 9 (2.52%) PHP
14 7 (1.96%) R
15 6 (1.68%) C
16 5 (1.40%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (13.17%) Degree
2 15 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.28%) ACDT
7 1 (0.28%) ACHDS
7 1 (0.28%) ACTC
7 1 (0.28%) CISM
7 1 (0.28%) MCDST
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) MCSM
7 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.76%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.40%) SLA
3 4 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (7.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.28%) HDFS
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (5.32%) Ansible
2 16 (4.48%) Puppet
3 13 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.08%) Cobbler
5 4 (1.12%) Terraform
6 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.84%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.56%) Packer
8 1 (0.28%) Graphite
8 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.28%) Icinga
8 1 (0.28%) Kibana
8 1 (0.28%) SCCM
8 1 (0.28%) SCOM
8 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 127 (35.57%) Oracle
2 22 (6.16%) IBM
3 10 (2.80%) TIBCO
4 8 (2.24%) Informatica
5 7 (1.96%) Perforce
5 7 (1.96%) Sybase
6 5 (1.40%) Google
6 5 (1.40%) VMware
7 4 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.84%) Tableau
9 2 (0.56%) Adobe
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.56%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.28%) Apple
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.28%) Samsung
10 1 (0.28%) Sencha
10 1 (0.28%) Splunk
10 1 (0.28%) Twitter