Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 358 257 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.91% 19.60% 17.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.60% 36.15% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 134 111
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £338 £349 £270
90th Percentile £556 £488 £469
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.38% +20.53% -10.85%

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 904 711 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.28% 54.23% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 388 294
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £300 £303 £263
90th Percentile £538 £491 £445
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.03 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -90.51% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -32.28% -9.38% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 220 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (42.46%) Spring
3 121 (33.80%) Oracle
4 102 (28.49%) SQL
5 94 (26.26%) Finance
6 91 (25.42%) Python
7 85 (23.74%) JavaScript
8 82 (22.91%) SOAP
9 77 (21.51%) Hibernate
9 77 (21.51%) REST
10 76 (21.23%) OO
11 73 (20.39%) Scrum
12 72 (20.11%) Microservices
13 64 (17.88%) Relational Database
14 63 (17.60%) TDD
15 62 (17.32%) Test Automation
16 60 (16.76%) AngularJS
16 60 (16.76%) Linux
17 58 (16.20%) NoSQL
18 56 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (15.36%) MongoDB
20 52 (14.53%) Web Services
20 52 (14.53%) HTML
21 51 (14.25%) Jenkins
22 50 (13.97%) Git (software)
23 47 (13.13%) Degree
24 46 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
25 45 (12.57%) Java 8
26 44 (12.29%) Unix
26 44 (12.29%) Analytical Skills

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 28 (7.82%) Tomcat
2 22 (6.15%) Jetty
3 21 (5.87%) JBoss
4 20 (5.59%) Apache Spark
5 19 (5.31%) WebLogic
6 17 (4.75%) Confluence
7 14 (3.91%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.68%) Apache
8 6 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.12%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.84%) Mule
10 3 (0.84%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.28%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.28%) GemFire
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) Mingle
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.96%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.51%) IaaS
3 7 (1.96%) PaaS
4 4 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.12%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.84%) GitHub
5 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.84%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.35%) AMQP
2 4 (1.12%) DSL
3 3 (0.84%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) SMS
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.88%) Relational Database
2 58 (16.20%) NoSQL
3 55 (15.36%) MongoDB
4 42 (11.73%) Oracle Database
5 39 (10.89%) Hadoop
6 29 (8.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 23 (6.42%) DB2
8 21 (5.87%) RDBMS
9 20 (5.59%) Big Data
10 19 (5.31%) Redis
10 19 (5.31%) Riak
11 18 (5.03%) Couchbase
12 13 (3.63%) MySQL
13 11 (3.07%) Impala
13 11 (3.07%) SQL Server
14 7 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.96%) Pentaho
15 5 (1.40%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 51 (14.25%) Jenkins
2 50 (13.97%) Git (software)
3 37 (10.34%) Maven
4 29 (8.10%) Oracle Forms
5 27 (7.54%) Cucumber
6 26 (7.26%) JIRA
6 26 (7.26%) Selenium
7 25 (6.98%) JUnit
8 23 (6.42%) Gradle
9 22 (6.15%) Eclipse
10 16 (4.47%) Vagrant
11 13 (3.63%) Bitbucket
11 13 (3.63%) FitNesse
11 13 (3.63%) Subversion
12 11 (3.07%) Hudson
13 8 (2.23%) Mockito
14 7 (1.96%) JProfiler
15 6 (1.68%) IntelliJ
16 5 (1.40%) Ant
16 5 (1.40%) MagicDraw
General
1 94 (26.26%) Finance
2 31 (8.66%) Banking
3 19 (5.31%) Games
4 12 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.79%) Retail
6 7 (1.96%) Front Office
7 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (64.80%) Developer
2 152 (42.46%) Java Developer
3 52 (14.53%) Architect
4 32 (8.94%) Python Developer
5 26 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 25 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.03%) Technical Architect
8 17 (4.75%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.47%) Senior Architect
10 15 (4.19%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.07%) Analyst
11 11 (3.07%) Angular Developer
11 11 (3.07%) Digital Architect
12 10 (2.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.51%) Automation Tester
13 9 (2.51%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Scala Software Engineer
13 9 (2.51%) Tester
14 8 (2.23%) Core Java Developer
14 8 (2.23%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (42.46%) Spring
2 82 (22.91%) SOAP
3 77 (21.51%) Hibernate
3 77 (21.51%) REST
4 60 (16.76%) AngularJS
5 52 (14.53%) HTML
5 52 (14.53%) Web Services
6 39 (10.89%) RESTful
7 37 (10.34%) J2EE
7 37 (10.34%) JSON
8 36 (10.06%) XML
9 35 (9.78%) JPA
10 32 (8.94%) CSS
10 32 (8.94%) Kafka
11 31 (8.66%) HTML5
11 31 (8.66%) Spring Boot
12 29 (8.10%) React
13 26 (7.26%) JMS
14 16 (4.47%) Apache Camel
14 16 (4.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.06%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (7.82%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.87%) Derivative
5 19 (5.31%) User Experience
6 10 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.79%) Reference Data
7 9 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.68%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.68%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (1.68%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.12%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.12%) DataPower
10 4 (1.12%) IVR
10 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (16.76%) Linux
2 44 (12.29%) Unix
3 12 (3.35%) Windows
4 7 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.12%) Android
6 3 (0.84%) AIX
6 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (21.23%) OO
3 73 (20.39%) Scrum
4 72 (20.11%) Microservices
5 63 (17.60%) TDD
6 62 (17.32%) Test Automation
7 56 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (10.89%) SDLC
10 38 (10.61%) Analytics
10 38 (10.61%) Software Engineering
11 34 (9.50%) Kanban
12 32 (8.94%) Waterfall
13 30 (8.38%) Software Delivery
14 29 (8.10%) Enterprise Architecture
14 29 (8.10%) Multithreading
15 26 (7.26%) DevOps
16 25 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (6.15%) Migration
17 22 (6.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.49%) SQL
2 91 (25.42%) Python
3 85 (23.74%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.57%) Java 8
5 39 (10.89%) Scala
6 30 (8.38%) C++
6 30 (8.38%) PL/SQL
7 24 (6.70%) Perl
8 18 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.47%) C#
10 14 (3.91%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.63%) Ruby
12 11 (3.07%) PHP
13 10 (2.79%) XPath
14 8 (2.23%) Groovy
15 6 (1.68%) R
16 5 (1.40%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.84%) C
18 1 (0.28%) ES6
18 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (13.13%) Degree
2 15 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CISM
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.42%) QA
2 7 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.12%) SLA
5 2 (0.56%) PMO
5 2 (0.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 33 (9.22%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) 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 27 (7.54%) Ansible
2 22 (6.15%) Puppet
3 18 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.19%) Cobbler
5 6 (1.68%) Kibana
6 5 (1.40%) Terraform
7 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.56%) Icinga
8 2 (0.56%) Packer
9 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.28%) Graphite
9 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.28%) logstash
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.28%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.28%) SCCM
9 1 (0.28%) SCOM
9 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 121 (33.80%) Oracle
2 20 (5.59%) IBM
3 15 (4.19%) Perforce
4 13 (3.63%) TIBCO
5 9 (2.51%) Splunk
6 8 (2.23%) Informatica
6 8 (2.23%) Sybase
6 8 (2.23%) VMware
7 4 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.84%) Google
8 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.84%) Twitter
9 2 (0.56%) Adobe
9 2 (0.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) F5
9 2 (0.56%) Sonatype
9 2 (0.56%) Tableau
10 1 (0.28%) SunGard