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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 22 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.55% 8.53% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.04% 9.00% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
709 589 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.91% 94.85% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 301 348
Average daily rate £361 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.81% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (55.92%) Spring
3 66 (43.42%) SQL
4 60 (39.47%) UNIX
5 57 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 54 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (35.53%) Banking
7 51 (33.55%) Linux
8 50 (32.89%) Finance
9 49 (32.24%) Hibernate
10 46 (30.26%) OO
11 40 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 39 (25.66%) JMS
13 38 (25.00%) J2EE
14 37 (24.34%) XML
15 34 (22.37%) Perl
15 34 (22.37%) Unit Testing
16 33 (21.71%) HTML
17 32 (21.05%) Multithreading
18 31 (20.39%) CSS
18 31 (20.39%) Oracle
19 29 (19.08%) Shell Script
20 25 (16.45%) JSP
20 25 (16.45%) MVC
21 23 (15.13%) Struts
21 23 (15.13%) PL/SQL
21 23 (15.13%) WebSphere
22 22 (14.47%) Spring MVC
23 21 (13.82%) Spring Web Flow
23 21 (13.82%) GWT

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 23 (15.13%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.87%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.55%) Apache
4 3 (1.97%) JBoss
5 2 (1.32%) GemFire
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Liferay
6 1 (0.66%) Mule
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.66%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.66%) LAN
2 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 19 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 16 (10.53%) DB2
4 12 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.58%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.95%) KDB
7 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.63%) MySQL
9 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.66%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (12.50%) Selenium
1 19 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 11 (7.24%) JUnit
3 7 (4.61%) Maven
3 7 (4.61%) Ant
4 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (2.63%) Subversion
6 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.32%) Hudson
8 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 54 (35.53%) Banking
2 50 (32.89%) Finance
3 21 (13.82%) Front Office
4 10 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.97%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (55.92%) Spring
2 49 (32.24%) Hibernate
3 39 (25.66%) JMS
4 38 (25.00%) J2EE
5 37 (24.34%) XML
6 33 (21.71%) HTML
7 31 (20.39%) CSS
8 25 (16.45%) JSP
9 23 (15.13%) Struts
10 22 (14.47%) Spring MVC
11 21 (13.82%) Spring Web Flow
11 21 (13.82%) GWT
11 21 (13.82%) REST
11 21 (13.82%) Ajax
12 20 (13.16%) JDBC
12 20 (13.16%) iBATIS
13 19 (12.50%) XSLT
14 17 (11.18%) Web Services
15 11 (7.24%) HTML5
15 11 (7.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (3.95%) Equities
5 3 (1.97%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.97%) Derivative
5 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) Physics
6 2 (1.32%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.32%) DataPower
6 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Open Source
7 1 (0.66%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 60 (39.47%) UNIX
2 51 (33.55%) Linux
3 12 (7.89%) Windows
4 10 (6.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.26%) OO
3 34 (22.37%) Unit Testing
4 32 (21.05%) Multithreading
5 25 (16.45%) MVC
6 19 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 18 (11.84%) SOA
8 12 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (7.89%) OOD
8 12 (7.89%) Web Design
9 11 (7.24%) TDD
10 10 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.61%) Line Management
13 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.95%) Database Tuning
13 6 (3.95%) Automated Testing
14 5 (3.29%) Low Latency
15 4 (2.63%) Web Development
15 4 (2.63%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (43.42%) SQL
3 40 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.37%) Perl
5 29 (19.08%) Shell Script
6 23 (15.13%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.89%) Scala
8 4 (2.63%) C#
9 3 (1.97%) Python
10 1 (0.66%) XQuery
10 1 (0.66%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) VB
10 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) PhD
Vendors
1 31 (20.39%) Oracle
2 20 (13.16%) Sybase
3 6 (3.95%) IBM
4 4 (2.63%) Perforce
5 3 (1.97%) SAP
6 2 (1.32%) StreamBase
6 2 (1.32%) Kony
6 2 (1.32%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe
7 1 (0.66%) Twitter
7 1 (0.66%) Guidewire
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