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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 21 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 55 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.43% 9.49% 11.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 10.17% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 24
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£350 £351 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% -12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £443 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
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
815 767 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.32% 93.31% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 348 360
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 21
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (65.18%) Spring
3 61 (54.46%) SQL
4 56 (50.00%) Finance
5 49 (43.75%) Banking
6 45 (40.18%) Sybase
7 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (36.61%) UNIX
9 40 (35.71%) Linux
10 38 (33.93%) Hibernate
11 37 (33.04%) OO
12 34 (30.36%) Relational Database
13 29 (25.89%) JMS
13 29 (25.89%) OOD
13 29 (25.89%) JUnit
13 29 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (25.00%) Investment Banking
15 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
15 27 (24.11%) DB2
16 25 (22.32%) RDBMS
17 24 (21.43%) Perl
18 23 (20.54%) Front Office
19 22 (19.64%) J2SE
20 21 (18.75%) SDLC
21 20 (17.86%) J2EE
22 19 (16.96%) TDD
22 19 (16.96%) Equity Derivative
23 18 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
24 16 (14.29%) REST
24 16 (14.29%) JavaScript

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.57%) JBoss
4 3 (2.68%) Node.js
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.36%) Relational Database
2 27 (24.11%) DB2
3 25 (22.32%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.46%) Sybase IQ
5 5 (4.46%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (3.57%) Big Data
7 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.68%) KDB
8 2 (1.79%) MySQL
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.89%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) JUnit
2 11 (9.82%) Maven
3 8 (7.14%) Selenium
3 8 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.36%) Hudson
6 5 (4.46%) FitNesse
6 5 (4.46%) JIRA
7 4 (3.57%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.57%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.68%) Mockito
9 2 (1.79%) QUnit
9 2 (1.79%) Ant
9 2 (1.79%) Subversion
9 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.89%) Bower
10 1 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 56 (50.00%) Finance
2 49 (43.75%) Banking
3 28 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 23 (20.54%) Front Office
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (65.18%) Spring
2 38 (33.93%) Hibernate
3 29 (25.89%) JMS
4 22 (19.64%) J2SE
5 20 (17.86%) J2EE
6 16 (14.29%) REST
7 14 (12.50%) XML
8 12 (10.71%) Web Services
9 11 (9.82%) .NET
10 10 (8.93%) HTML
10 10 (8.93%) CSS
11 7 (6.25%) JDBC
11 7 (6.25%) Ajax
12 6 (5.36%) JSON
12 6 (5.36%) iBATIS
12 6 (5.36%) Spring MVC
12 6 (5.36%) Struts
13 5 (4.46%) SOAP
13 5 (4.46%) Drools
13 5 (4.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.96%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (9.82%) Derivative
4 7 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.46%) Market Risk
6 4 (3.57%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.79%) Equities
7 2 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.61%) UNIX
2 40 (35.71%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) OO
3 29 (25.89%) OOD
4 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
5 21 (18.75%) SDLC
6 19 (16.96%) TDD
7 18 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.82%) Database Tuning
10 9 (8.04%) Scrum
11 7 (6.25%) Investment Management
11 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.25%) Wealth Management
11 7 (6.25%) BDD
12 6 (5.36%) Kanban
12 6 (5.36%) MVC
13 5 (4.46%) OOP
13 5 (4.46%) System Testing
14 4 (3.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (54.46%) SQL
3 24 (21.43%) Perl
4 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.71%) C#
6 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.93%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.57%) Scala
10 1 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.89%) Python
10 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) Sybase
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat