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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java 14 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 42.42% 15.15% 17.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 55.56% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Median daily rate £415 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 9 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 63.64% 27.27% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 22
Median daily rate £400 £423 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in West Lothian over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +6 14 £415 -2.35% 1
Java
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) CRM
4 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) Spring
6 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) SOA
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) J2EE
7 8 (32.00%) OpenView
7 8 (32.00%) HP
7 8 (32.00%) LoadRunner
7 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
7 8 (32.00%) Selenium
7 8 (32.00%) HP SiteScope
7 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (32.00%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (28.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (24.00%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (32.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (12.00%) Bower
3 3 (12.00%) Grunt
3 3 (12.00%) gulp
3 3 (12.00%) jspm
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Angular Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Performance Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Database Designer
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Spring
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (32.00%) J2EE
4 4 (16.00%) Angular 2
4 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (16.00%) React
4 4 (16.00%) Spring Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) LESS
5 3 (12.00%) Sass
5 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.00%) JDBC
6 2 (8.00%) JMS
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (8.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) CRM
4 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) SOA
7 8 (32.00%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (24.00%) SDLC
9 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (20.00%) BDD
11 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
11 4 (16.00%) Microservices
11 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) ES6
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP SiteScope
1 8 (32.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
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