The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 32 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 37 69 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.64% 10.88% 12.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 11.44% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 59
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £35.70
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.04%
Java Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
766 603 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.99% 95.11% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 293 459
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Glasgow region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Glasgow region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (57.14%) Spring
3 41 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (45.05%) SQL
4 35 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 34 (37.36%) Finance
6 33 (36.26%) Banking
7 31 (34.07%) UNIX
7 31 (34.07%) OO
8 28 (30.77%) JMS
9 27 (29.67%) Linux
10 26 (28.57%) RDBMS
11 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
12 24 (26.37%) Sybase
13 23 (25.27%) Perl
13 23 (25.27%) Multithreading
14 20 (21.98%) Oracle
14 20 (21.98%) Hibernate
15 17 (18.68%) DB2
15 17 (18.68%) CSS
16 16 (17.58%) Web Services
17 15 (16.48%) XML
17 15 (16.48%) JUnit
17 15 (16.48%) J2EE
18 14 (15.38%) HTML
19 13 (14.29%) Front Office
19 13 (14.29%) Investment Banking
20 12 (13.19%) J2SE
20 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (12.09%) Performance Tuning

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.09%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.89%) Apache
3 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.30%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.20%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.10%) Mule
6 1 (1.10%) Liferay
6 1 (1.10%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 26 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 17 (18.68%) DB2
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.40%) MySQL
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) JUnit
2 6 (6.59%) CruiseControl
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 5 (5.49%) Maven
4 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
6 2 (2.20%) Mockito
7 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.10%) Hudson
7 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 33 (36.26%) Banking
3 13 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 13 (14.29%) Front Office
4 5 (5.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (57.14%) Spring
2 28 (30.77%) JMS
3 20 (21.98%) Hibernate
4 17 (18.68%) CSS
5 16 (17.58%) Web Services
6 15 (16.48%) XML
6 15 (16.48%) J2EE
7 14 (15.38%) HTML
8 12 (13.19%) J2SE
9 10 (10.99%) JSP
9 10 (10.99%) HTML5
10 9 (9.89%) jQuery
10 9 (9.89%) SOAP
10 9 (9.89%) Struts
11 8 (8.79%) Java EE
11 8 (8.79%) JSON
11 8 (8.79%) Ajax
11 8 (8.79%) Spring Web Flow
11 8 (8.79%) GWT
11 8 (8.79%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.09%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (4.40%) Derivative
3 4 (4.40%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) Equities
5 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.20%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.20%) DataPower
5 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) UNIX
2 27 (29.67%) Linux
3 11 (12.09%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) OO
3 23 (25.27%) Multithreading
4 11 (12.09%) Database Tuning
4 11 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.89%) OOD
6 9 (9.89%) MVC
7 8 (8.79%) TDD
8 7 (7.69%) SOA
9 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.59%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (6.59%) Web Application Development
10 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.49%) Wealth Management
11 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.30%) Automated Testing
12 3 (3.30%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (45.05%) SQL
3 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.27%) Perl
5 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.89%) C#
6 9 (9.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.20%) C++
7 2 (2.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) XPath
8 1 (1.10%) VBScript
8 1 (1.10%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) VCP4
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Sybase
2 20 (21.98%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) IBM
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Kony
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
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