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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 24 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 76 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.43% 10.97% 13.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 11.80% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 56
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£425 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
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
842 644 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.93% 92.93% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 341 483
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £16.55 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 98 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (57.14%) Spring
3 46 (46.94%) Finance
4 43 (43.88%) SQL
5 38 (38.78%) Banking
6 36 (36.73%) Sybase
6 36 (36.73%) Linux
7 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (29.59%) OO
8 29 (29.59%) UNIX
9 28 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 27 (27.55%) JMS
11 26 (26.53%) Hibernate
12 23 (23.47%) Investment Banking
12 23 (23.47%) RDBMS
13 22 (22.45%) Perl
13 22 (22.45%) Multithreading
14 21 (21.43%) Front Office
15 20 (20.41%) DB2
16 19 (19.39%) JUnit
16 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
18 17 (17.35%) C#
18 17 (17.35%) OOD
18 17 (17.35%) J2SE
18 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (15.31%) Performance Tuning
20 14 (14.29%) XML
21 13 (13.27%) Web Services
21 13 (13.27%) Equity Derivative

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (5.10%) JBoss
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 23 (23.47%) RDBMS
3 20 (20.41%) DB2
4 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (2.04%) Sybase IQ
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) JUnit
2 6 (6.12%) Selenium
2 6 (6.12%) Maven
3 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.10%) JIRA
4 4 (4.08%) Artifactory
4 4 (4.08%) Hudson
5 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.04%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.04%) Mockito
7 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.02%) Subversion
7 1 (1.02%) Ant
General
1 46 (46.94%) Finance
2 38 (38.78%) Banking
3 23 (23.47%) Investment Banking
4 21 (21.43%) Front Office
5 3 (3.06%) Back Office
5 3 (3.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.14%) Spring
2 27 (27.55%) JMS
3 26 (26.53%) Hibernate
4 17 (17.35%) J2SE
5 14 (14.29%) XML
6 13 (13.27%) Web Services
7 12 (12.24%) .NET
7 12 (12.24%) HTML
8 8 (8.16%) JSON
8 8 (8.16%) J2EE
8 8 (8.16%) SOAP
8 8 (8.16%) CSS
8 8 (8.16%) Apache Camel
9 7 (7.14%) Middleware
10 6 (6.12%) REST
11 5 (5.10%) RESTful
11 5 (5.10%) HTML5
12 4 (4.08%) Ajax
12 4 (4.08%) Java EE
12 4 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.27%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (8.16%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.08%) Equities
4 4 (4.08%) Derivative
5 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Linux
2 29 (29.59%) UNIX
3 12 (12.24%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.59%) OO
3 22 (22.45%) Multithreading
4 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.35%) OOD
6 15 (15.31%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (13.27%) Database Tuning
8 9 (9.18%) Scrum
8 9 (9.18%) TDD
9 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.12%) OOP
10 6 (6.12%) Wealth Management
10 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.10%) BDD
11 5 (5.10%) Investment Management
11 5 (5.10%) Kanban
11 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.08%) SOA
13 3 (3.06%) Electronic Trading
13 3 (3.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (43.88%) SQL
3 22 (22.45%) Perl
4 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.35%) C#
6 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.06%) C++
9 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.02%) Scala
10 1 (1.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.02%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 36 (36.73%) Sybase
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) IBM
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
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