Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 240 354 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.33% 20.73% 19.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.92% 41.79% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 191 144
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +1.59%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £321
90th Percentile £618 £556 £488
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +41.67% -31.82%

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 650 847 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 46.93% 49.59% 48.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 488 357
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £600 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £448 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +11.88% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -81.58% +302.12%
10th Percentile £29.75 £10.75 £23.00
90th Percentile £39.38 £79.65 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% +45.83% -40.00%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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.

1 127 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.83%) Spring
3 61 (25.42%) TDD
4 58 (24.17%) Linux
5 56 (23.33%) SQL
5 56 (23.33%) Java 8
6 55 (22.92%) JavaScript
6 55 (22.92%) AWS
7 51 (21.25%) REST
8 50 (20.83%) Microservices
8 50 (20.83%) Git (software)
9 49 (20.42%) Spring Boot
10 48 (20.00%) Public Sector
10 48 (20.00%) Finance
11 42 (17.50%) XML
11 42 (17.50%) JSON
11 42 (17.50%) DevOps
12 41 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (16.25%) Scrum
14 37 (15.42%) Web Services
14 37 (15.42%) Jenkins
15 36 (15.00%) OO
16 34 (14.17%) Python
16 34 (14.17%) MongoDB
17 33 (13.75%) SOAP
17 33 (13.75%) Google
18 32 (13.33%) Kanban
19 31 (12.92%) J2EE
19 31 (12.92%) JUnit
20 30 (12.50%) Banking

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 19 (7.92%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.25%) Alfresco
2 15 (6.25%) Confluence
2 15 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.17%) Apache
4 8 (3.33%) CMS
4 8 (3.33%) IIS
4 8 (3.33%) Jetty
4 8 (3.33%) Mongrel
4 8 (3.33%) nginx
5 5 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 55 (22.92%) AWS
2 18 (7.50%) GCP
3 17 (7.08%) Azure
4 11 (4.58%) Google Docs
4 11 (4.58%) Slack
5 9 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.33%) Google App Engine
7 7 (2.92%) Google Pay
7 7 (2.92%) Samsung Pay
8 5 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.08%) Serverless
9 3 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.25%) PaaS
10 2 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.42%) GitHub
11 1 (0.42%) Google Play
11 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.92%) HTTP
2 12 (5.00%) Skype
2 12 (5.00%) SSH
2 12 (5.00%) SSL
2 12 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.17%) DNS
4 9 (3.75%) DHCP
5 8 (3.33%) FTP
5 8 (3.33%) IPsec
6 7 (2.92%) Bluetooth
6 7 (2.92%) NFC
7 5 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) Firewall
8 1 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.17%) MongoDB
2 24 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.75%) Big Data
4 18 (7.50%) MySQL
5 14 (5.83%) MariaDB
6 13 (5.42%) DB2
6 13 (5.42%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.50%) dBASE
8 6 (2.50%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (2.08%) KDB
9 5 (2.08%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.83%) QlikView
12 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.42%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.92%) JUnit
4 30 (12.50%) Gradle
5 23 (9.58%) JIRA
5 23 (9.58%) Maven
6 13 (5.42%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.33%) Android Studio
7 8 (3.33%) Ant
7 8 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.33%) Travis CI
8 6 (2.50%) GitLab
9 5 (2.08%) Selenium
10 4 (1.67%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.67%) Hudson
10 4 (1.67%) Subversion
11 3 (1.25%) Mockito
11 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 48 (20.00%) Finance
1 48 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 30 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.08%) Electronics
4 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.08%) Marketing
4 5 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.83%) Billing
5 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (64.17%) Developer
2 87 (36.25%) Java Developer
3 23 (9.58%) Senior Developer
4 19 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (6.67%) Android Developer
6 14 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (5.42%) Java Engineer
7 13 (5.42%) Technical Leader
8 12 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 11 (4.58%) Angular Developer
9 11 (4.58%) Digital Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Data Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) Architect
12 8 (3.33%) React Developer
12 8 (3.33%) Technical Design Leader
13 7 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (2.08%) KDB Developer
14 5 (2.08%) Lead Java Developer
14 5 (2.08%) Senior Android Developer
15 4 (1.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (35.83%) Spring
2 51 (21.25%) REST
3 49 (20.42%) Spring Boot
4 42 (17.50%) JSON
4 42 (17.50%) XML
5 37 (15.42%) Web Services
6 33 (13.75%) SOAP
7 31 (12.92%) J2EE
8 29 (12.08%) React
9 26 (10.83%) AngularJS
9 26 (10.83%) RESTful
10 25 (10.42%) HTML
11 24 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
12 23 (9.58%) Hibernate
13 21 (8.75%) CSS
14 19 (7.92%) .NET
15 16 (6.67%) JPA
15 16 (6.67%) Kafka
16 12 (5.00%) Node.js
16 12 (5.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.75%) User Experience
5 8 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.92%) Digital Wallet
7 6 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.08%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.08%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.67%) DataPower
9 4 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.67%) Mashup
10 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.83%) Derivative
10 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.83%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.42%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.17%) Linux
2 29 (12.08%) Unix
3 17 (7.08%) Android
4 10 (4.17%) CentOS
5 6 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.50%) Windows
6 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.67%) Solaris
7 3 (1.25%) AIX
8 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.42%) TDD
3 50 (20.83%) Microservices
4 42 (17.50%) DevOps
5 41 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (16.25%) Scrum
7 36 (15.00%) OO
8 32 (13.33%) Kanban
9 30 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (11.67%) SDLC
11 27 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (11.25%) OOP
11 27 (11.25%) Pair Programming
12 23 (9.58%) Mentoring
12 23 (9.58%) Test Automation
12 23 (9.58%) Unit Testing
13 21 (8.75%) SOA
13 21 (8.75%) Technical Leadership
14 19 (7.92%) BDD
14 19 (7.92%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.33%) Java 8
1 56 (23.33%) SQL
2 55 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 34 (14.17%) Python
4 22 (9.17%) Groovy
4 22 (9.17%) Shell Script
5 15 (6.25%) Clojure
6 13 (5.42%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.33%) C#
8 6 (2.50%) Perl
8 6 (2.50%) Scala
9 5 (2.08%) C++
9 5 (2.08%) Go
9 5 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.25%) Degree
4 12 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 21 (8.75%) Docker
2 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.33%) Xen
4 7 (2.92%) HDFS
5 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.50%) Ansible
2 15 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.25%) Terraform
3 10 (4.17%) Puppet
4 6 (2.50%) Consul
5 4 (1.67%) PingFederate
6 3 (1.25%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (13.75%) Google
2 17 (7.08%) Oracle
3 12 (5.00%) IBM
4 10 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.17%) VMware
5 7 (2.92%) Samsung
6 5 (2.08%) Adobe
6 5 (2.08%) Pega
6 5 (2.08%) SAP
7 4 (1.67%) Sybase
8 3 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.25%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.42%) Apple
10 1 (0.42%) Avaya
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix
10 1 (0.42%) Dell
10 1 (0.42%) EMC
10 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.42%) Symantec