Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 19 November 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 > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 34 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 38.20% 35.38% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 69.39% 52.27% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 8
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £406 £313 £363
90th Percentile £434 £438 £410
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.70 £44.00 £41.94
% change year-on-year -16.60% +4.91% +104.59%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 49 44 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 55.06% 67.69% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 50
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% +2.27% -12.00%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £265
90th Percentile £434 £438 £402
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Java in West Lothian

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in West Lothian

Java
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +1 34 £415 +9.93% 2
Java
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Java.

1 28 (82.35%) CRM
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (73.53%) J2EE
3 25 (73.53%) OpenView
3 25 (73.53%) HP
3 25 (73.53%) LoadRunner
3 25 (73.53%) HP SiteScope
3 25 (73.53%) Performance Engineering
4 24 (70.59%) Non-Functional Testing
4 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
4 24 (70.59%) SOA
5 22 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) Spring
9 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
9 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 6 (17.65%) CSS
9 6 (17.65%) HTML
9 6 (17.65%) BDD
9 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
10 5 (14.71%) Selenium
10 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
10 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
10 5 (14.71%) React
10 5 (14.71%) ES6

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) LoadRunner
2 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
3 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.82%) Bower
4 3 (8.82%) Grunt
4 3 (8.82%) gulp
4 3 (8.82%) jspm
4 3 (8.82%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Performance Tester
1 24 (70.59%) Tester
2 17 (50.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 17 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) J2EE
2 7 (20.59%) Spring
3 6 (17.65%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (14.71%) React
5 3 (8.82%) LESS
5 3 (8.82%) Sass
5 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Aurelia
6 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.88%) JDBC
6 2 (5.88%) JMS
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) CRM
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (73.53%) Performance Engineering
4 24 (70.59%) Non-Functional Testing
4 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
4 24 (70.59%) SOA
5 22 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) BDD
8 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
8 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.71%) Transpiler
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
10 4 (11.76%) SDLC
11 3 (8.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) ES6
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Systems Management
1 25 (73.53%) HP SiteScope
1 25 (73.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) HP