The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 9 9 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 80 115 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.61% 12.78% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.48% 13.25% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 18
Average daily rate £350 £340 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £341
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 £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
641 868 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.03% 96.44% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 470 373
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Java Developer
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (68.91%) Spring
3 50 (42.02%) J2EE
4 49 (41.18%) Finance
4 49 (41.18%) Hibernate
5 44 (36.97%) Relational Database
6 43 (36.13%) SQL
7 37 (31.09%) UNIX
8 35 (29.41%) RDBMS
9 34 (28.57%) XML
10 32 (26.89%) Oracle
11 30 (25.21%) JavaScript
11 30 (25.21%) JMS
11 30 (25.21%) JSF
12 29 (24.37%) JSP
13 27 (22.69%) Sybase
13 27 (22.69%) OO
13 27 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (21.85%) HTML
14 26 (21.85%) Linux
15 25 (21.01%) Perl
16 23 (19.33%) MVC
17 22 (18.49%) Maven
17 22 (18.49%) Servlets
18 21 (17.65%) JUnit
19 20 (16.81%) Struts
20 19 (15.97%) Web Services
20 19 (15.97%) OOD
21 18 (15.13%) DB2
22 17 (14.29%) Eclipse

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (10.92%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.04%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.20%) Apache
4 4 (3.36%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.68%) GemFire
5 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.84%) Mule
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) HTTP
1 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.97%) Relational Database
2 35 (29.41%) RDBMS
3 18 (15.13%) DB2
4 17 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.68%) MySQL
6 2 (1.68%) OLAP
6 2 (1.68%) OLTP
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.84%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Maven
2 21 (17.65%) JUnit
3 17 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 15 (12.61%) Subversion
5 11 (9.24%) Ant
5 11 (9.24%) Selenium
6 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.04%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.36%) JDeveloper
9 3 (2.52%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.52%) PVCS
10 2 (1.68%) JIRA
11 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.84%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.84%) jMock
11 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.84%) JBehave
11 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.84%) Mockito
11 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 49 (41.18%) Finance
2 17 (14.29%) Banking
3 14 (11.76%) Front Office
4 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (68.91%) Spring
2 50 (42.02%) J2EE
3 49 (41.18%) Hibernate
4 34 (28.57%) XML
5 30 (25.21%) JMS
5 30 (25.21%) JSF
6 29 (24.37%) JSP
7 26 (21.85%) HTML
8 22 (18.49%) Servlets
9 20 (16.81%) Struts
10 19 (15.97%) Web Services
11 16 (13.45%) EJB
12 15 (12.61%) JSTL
13 14 (11.76%) Tapestry
13 14 (11.76%) J2SE
14 10 (8.40%) CSS
15 9 (7.56%) Spring MVC
15 9 (7.56%) JSON
16 8 (6.72%) jQuery
17 7 (5.88%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Fixed Income
1 6 (5.04%) Equities
1 6 (5.04%) Equity Derivative
1 6 (5.04%) Open Source
2 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
2 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.68%) Physics
3 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.84%) PKI
4 1 (0.84%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.09%) UNIX
2 26 (21.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.69%) OO
1 27 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.33%) MVC
3 19 (15.97%) OOD
4 16 (13.45%) Unit Testing
5 14 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
6 12 (10.08%) Multithreading
7 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.40%) Scrum
8 8 (6.72%) TDD
8 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.72%) BDD
9 7 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.88%) SOA
10 5 (4.20%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.36%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (3.36%) Document Management
11 4 (3.36%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (36.13%) SQL
3 30 (25.21%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.01%) Perl
5 12 (10.08%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.04%) C#
8 3 (2.52%) Scala
9 2 (1.68%) Groovy
9 2 (1.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.84%) Python
10 1 (0.84%) XQuery
10 1 (0.84%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Sun Certification
1 12 (10.08%) OCPJP
2 2 (1.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Oracle
2 27 (22.69%) Sybase
3 13 (10.92%) Sun
4 11 (9.24%) JBoss
5 6 (5.04%) IBM
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.68%) Google
8 1 (0.84%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.84%) Alterian
8 1 (0.84%) Informatica
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