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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 17 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 73 81 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.43% 11.74% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.03% 12.35% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
Scotland

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
808 656 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.30% 95.07% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 351 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.80 £18.00 £28.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (53.05%) Spring
3 68 (41.46%) SQL
4 63 (38.41%) UNIX
5 57 (34.76%) Finance
6 55 (33.54%) Banking
7 54 (32.93%) Linux
7 54 (32.93%) Relational Database
8 51 (31.10%) J2EE
9 48 (29.27%) Hibernate
10 42 (25.61%) JMS
11 39 (23.78%) OO
12 36 (21.95%) XML
12 36 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (21.34%) Perl
14 33 (20.12%) Unit Testing
14 33 (20.12%) Multithreading
15 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
16 29 (17.68%) HTML
17 28 (17.07%) Oracle
17 28 (17.07%) Sybase
17 28 (17.07%) Shell Script
18 24 (14.63%) PL/SQL
18 24 (14.63%) MVC
18 24 (14.63%) Spring MVC
19 22 (13.41%) CSS
20 21 (12.80%) JSP
21 20 (12.20%) Struts
21 20 (12.20%) Tomcat
21 20 (12.20%) iBATIS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.98%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.49%) Apache
4 2 (1.22%) GemFire
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.61%) Mule
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
2 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (32.93%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.98%) DB2
3 12 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.10%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.66%) KDB
7 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) Selenium
1 17 (10.37%) CruiseControl
2 12 (7.32%) JUnit
3 8 (4.88%) Subversion
4 5 (3.05%) Ant
4 5 (3.05%) Maven
5 4 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.22%) Hudson
8 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.61%) JBehave
General
1 57 (34.76%) Finance
2 55 (33.54%) Banking
3 19 (11.59%) Front Office
4 11 (6.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (53.05%) Spring
2 51 (31.10%) J2EE
3 48 (29.27%) Hibernate
4 42 (25.61%) JMS
5 36 (21.95%) XML
6 29 (17.68%) HTML
7 24 (14.63%) Spring MVC
8 22 (13.41%) CSS
9 21 (12.80%) JSP
10 20 (12.20%) Struts
10 20 (12.20%) iBATIS
11 19 (11.59%) REST
11 19 (11.59%) JDBC
12 18 (10.98%) Web Services
12 18 (10.98%) XSLT
12 18 (10.98%) GWT
13 17 (10.37%) Spring Web Flow
13 17 (10.37%) Ajax
14 10 (6.10%) SOAP
15 9 (5.49%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (5.49%) Equities
3 5 (3.05%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.83%) Physics
5 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.22%) Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Open Source
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.41%) UNIX
2 54 (32.93%) Linux
3 10 (6.10%) Mac OS X
4 9 (5.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.78%) OO
2 36 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.12%) Unit Testing
3 33 (20.12%) Multithreading
4 24 (14.63%) MVC
5 17 (10.37%) Web Application Development
6 15 (9.15%) OOD
7 14 (8.54%) SOA
8 13 (7.93%) Web Design
9 12 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (5.49%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.88%) TDD
11 8 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.27%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.27%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.05%) Memory Management
13 5 (3.05%) Low Latency
13 5 (3.05%) Web Development
13 5 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (2.44%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (41.46%) SQL
3 35 (21.34%) Perl
4 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
5 28 (17.07%) Shell Script
6 24 (14.63%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.71%) Scala
8 6 (3.66%) Python
9 5 (3.05%) C#
10 1 (0.61%) Clojure
10 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 28 (17.07%) Oracle
1 28 (17.07%) Sybase
2 10 (6.10%) IBM
3 4 (2.44%) Perforce
4 3 (1.83%) SAP
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.22%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.61%) Twitter
6 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.61%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.61%) Sun
6 1 (0.61%) Informatica
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
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