The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 22
Contract jobs citing Java 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 2.29% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.37% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £36.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 45 149 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 57.69% 42.57% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 91 19
Median daily rate £400 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Renfrewshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Renfrewshire