Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 240 199 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.58% 17.66% 14.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.48% 34.37% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 103 104
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £223
90th Percentile £556 £473 £460
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £14.25 £52.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -72.60% +41.50% +22.50%

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 739 579 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 47.99% 51.38% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 320 273
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £233
90th Percentile £506 £450 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.28 £17.32 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -59.37% +10.00% +22.95%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 131 (54.58%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (37.92%) Spring
3 59 (24.58%) JavaScript
4 58 (24.17%) SQL
4 58 (24.17%) Python
5 56 (23.33%) OO
6 55 (22.92%) Linux
7 54 (22.50%) Oracle
8 49 (20.42%) Test Automation
9 47 (19.58%) Scrum
10 45 (18.75%) Unix
11 44 (18.33%) Relational Database
12 41 (17.08%) TDD
13 40 (16.67%) Finance
13 40 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 39 (16.25%) Hibernate
15 36 (15.00%) SOAP
16 34 (14.17%) HTML
17 33 (13.75%) AngularJS
17 33 (13.75%) Git (software)
18 30 (12.50%) Cucumber
18 30 (12.50%) REST
19 29 (12.08%) J2EE
19 29 (12.08%) Web Services
19 29 (12.08%) Selenium
19 29 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
20 28 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (11.67%) XML
20 28 (11.67%) RESTful
21 27 (11.25%) Microservices

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 26 (10.83%) Confluence
2 13 (5.42%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.42%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.17%) Jetty
3 10 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (3.75%) JBoss
5 6 (2.50%) Apache
5 6 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.25%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.42%) CMS
10 1 (0.42%) JOnAS
10 1 (0.42%) SAS
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.25%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (1.25%) Endur
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.42%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (2.92%) GitHub
2 7 (2.92%) IaaS
3 5 (2.08%) PaaS
4 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.25%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.25%) DSL
2 9 (3.75%) HTTP
3 6 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (2.08%) DNS
4 5 (2.08%) SSL
4 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.83%) AMQP
5 2 (0.83%) SMS
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 17 (7.08%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 15 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 12 (5.00%) DB2
6 12 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.58%) Big Data
8 10 (4.17%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.50%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.50%) Redis
9 6 (2.50%) Riak
10 5 (2.08%) Apache Zeppelin
10 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.67%) MySQL
12 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 40 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 33 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 29 (12.08%) Selenium
5 27 (11.25%) Eclipse
6 24 (10.00%) JIRA
7 21 (8.75%) Maven
8 17 (7.08%) JUnit
9 16 (6.67%) Gradle
10 15 (6.25%) Appium
10 15 (6.25%) Zephyr
11 10 (4.17%) Subversion
12 9 (3.75%) Mockito
12 9 (3.75%) SpecFlow
13 7 (2.92%) JProfiler
14 6 (2.50%) Vagrant
15 5 (2.08%) Hudson
15 5 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
16 4 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (16.67%) Finance
2 19 (7.92%) Retail
3 15 (6.25%) Banking
4 5 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 144 (60.00%) Developer
2 100 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 25 (10.42%) Architect
4 19 (7.92%) Automation Tester
4 19 (7.92%) Tester
5 18 (7.50%) Python Developer
6 13 (5.42%) Designer
6 13 (5.42%) Solutions Designer
6 13 (5.42%) Technical Architect
7 12 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.17%) Analyst
8 10 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.92%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (2.92%) Senior Architect
11 7 (2.92%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.50%) Applications Developer
12 6 (2.50%) HTML Developer
12 6 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (37.92%) Spring
2 39 (16.25%) Hibernate
3 36 (15.00%) SOAP
4 34 (14.17%) HTML
5 33 (13.75%) AngularJS
6 30 (12.50%) REST
7 29 (12.08%) J2EE
7 29 (12.08%) Web Services
8 28 (11.67%) RESTful
8 28 (11.67%) XML
9 24 (10.00%) CSS
9 24 (10.00%) Gherkin
10 23 (9.58%) JSON
11 19 (7.92%) Spring Boot
12 18 (7.50%) .NET
13 17 (7.08%) JPA
14 16 (6.67%) React
15 15 (6.25%) HTML5
15 15 (6.25%) jQuery
16 13 (5.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.75%) User Experience
4 14 (5.83%) Derivative
5 12 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.50%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (2.08%) Equities
10 4 (1.67%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.67%) IVR
10 4 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.25%) DataPower
11 3 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.25%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.25%) Wiki
12 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.92%) Linux
2 45 (18.75%) Unix
3 15 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.25%) AIX
4 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.83%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Windows
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (54.58%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.33%) OO
3 49 (20.42%) Test Automation
4 47 (19.58%) Scrum
5 41 (17.08%) TDD
6 29 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (11.25%) Microservices
9 24 (10.00%) BDD
10 23 (9.58%) CRM
11 22 (9.17%) Kanban
11 22 (9.17%) SDLC
12 21 (8.75%) Analytics
12 21 (8.75%) Migration
13 18 (7.50%) DevOps
13 18 (7.50%) SOA
13 18 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 18 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.58%) JavaScript
2 58 (24.17%) Python
2 58 (24.17%) SQL
3 21 (8.75%) C#
3 21 (8.75%) C++
4 13 (5.42%) Java 8
5 11 (4.58%) Perl
5 11 (4.58%) PHP
6 10 (4.17%) Scala
7 9 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.50%) XPath
9 5 (2.08%) Ruby
10 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.25%) C
11 3 (1.25%) VBA
12 2 (0.83%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 21 (8.75%) Degree
2 7 (2.92%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.83%) CCNP
4 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.42%) QA
2 6 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.83%) PMO
4 2 (0.83%) PSD2
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (10.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (7.08%) Ansible
2 11 (4.58%) Puppet
3 7 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.50%) Cobbler
4 6 (2.50%) Kibana
5 4 (1.67%) Terraform
6 3 (1.25%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.83%) Icinga
7 2 (0.83%) OpenView
8 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.42%) Graphite
8 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.42%) Packer
8 1 (0.42%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.42%) SCCM
8 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (22.50%) Oracle
2 13 (5.42%) Perforce
3 10 (4.17%) Splunk
4 9 (3.75%) IBM
4 9 (3.75%) Sybase
5 5 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.08%) VMware
6 4 (1.67%) Capita
7 3 (1.25%) Adobe
7 3 (1.25%) Google
7 3 (1.25%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco
8 2 (0.83%) F5
8 2 (0.83%) HP
8 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.83%) Twitter
9 1 (0.42%) CA
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix
9 1 (0.42%) Informatica