The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 29 March 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 / Stirling
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Java 2 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 10.53% 9.62% 21.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 21.74% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £475 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5 23 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 26.32% 44.23% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Median daily rate £325 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £248 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Stirling

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for Java.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) FileNet
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) OSGi
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Alterian
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (33.33%) FileNet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) FileNet Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) OSGi
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Alterian
2 1 (33.33%) IBM