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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 21 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 71 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.23% 10.49% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.77% 11.04% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 24
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£388 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £277 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £385
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 £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
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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
810 616 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.86% 95.06% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 330 386
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 £208 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.10 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (53.57%) Spring
3 73 (43.45%) SQL
4 69 (41.07%) UNIX
5 62 (36.90%) Finance
6 60 (35.71%) Relational Database
7 58 (34.52%) Banking
8 55 (32.74%) Linux
9 54 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (31.55%) J2EE
11 50 (29.76%) Hibernate
12 48 (28.57%) JMS
13 44 (26.19%) OO
14 40 (23.81%) Perl
14 40 (23.81%) XML
15 35 (20.83%) Multithreading
16 34 (20.24%) Unit Testing
16 34 (20.24%) JavaScript
17 32 (19.05%) Oracle
18 31 (18.45%) Sybase
18 31 (18.45%) HTML
18 31 (18.45%) Shell Script
19 28 (16.67%) PL/SQL
20 25 (14.88%) CSS
21 24 (14.29%) JSP
21 24 (14.29%) MVC
22 23 (13.69%) Struts
22 23 (13.69%) WebSphere
23 22 (13.10%) Spring MVC
23 22 (13.10%) REST

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.69%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.19%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.19%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.19%) Mule
5 2 (1.19%) GemFire
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) LAN
2 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.50%) DB2
3 17 (10.12%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.55%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.95%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.57%) KDB
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.60%) MySQL
10 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) CruiseControl
1 19 (11.31%) Selenium
2 12 (7.14%) JUnit
3 8 (4.76%) Subversion
4 6 (3.57%) Ant
5 5 (2.98%) Maven
6 4 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.19%) Hudson
9 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.60%) JBehave
9 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 62 (36.90%) Finance
2 58 (34.52%) Banking
3 22 (13.10%) Front Office
4 11 (6.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (53.57%) Spring
2 53 (31.55%) J2EE
3 50 (29.76%) Hibernate
4 48 (28.57%) JMS
5 40 (23.81%) XML
6 31 (18.45%) HTML
7 25 (14.88%) CSS
8 24 (14.29%) JSP
9 23 (13.69%) Struts
10 22 (13.10%) Web Services
10 22 (13.10%) Spring MVC
10 22 (13.10%) REST
11 21 (12.50%) GWT
11 21 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
11 21 (12.50%) Ajax
12 20 (11.90%) iBATIS
12 20 (11.90%) XSLT
12 20 (11.90%) JDBC
13 13 (7.74%) SOAP
14 9 (5.36%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (5.36%) Equities
4 8 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.79%) Physics
6 3 (1.79%) Derivative
7 2 (1.19%) Clustering
7 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.19%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.19%) DataPower
8 1 (0.60%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.07%) UNIX
2 55 (32.74%) Linux
3 10 (5.95%) Mac OS X
4 9 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.19%) OO
3 35 (20.83%) Multithreading
4 34 (20.24%) Unit Testing
5 24 (14.29%) MVC
6 19 (11.31%) Web Application Development
7 17 (10.12%) OOD
7 17 (10.12%) SOA
8 12 (7.14%) Web Design
8 12 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.36%) TDD
10 9 (5.36%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.17%) Line Management
12 6 (3.57%) Database Tuning
12 6 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (2.98%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (2.98%) Software Engineering
13 5 (2.98%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (43.45%) SQL
3 40 (23.81%) Perl
4 34 (20.24%) JavaScript
5 31 (18.45%) Shell Script
6 28 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.95%) Scala
8 6 (3.57%) Python
9 5 (2.98%) C#
10 1 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (6.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 32 (19.05%) Oracle
2 31 (18.45%) Sybase
3 12 (7.14%) IBM
4 5 (2.98%) JBoss
5 4 (2.38%) Perforce
6 3 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.79%) SAP
7 2 (1.19%) StreamBase
7 2 (1.19%) Kony
7 2 (1.19%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) Twitter
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Sun
8 1 (0.60%) Informatica
8 1 (0.60%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.60%) Guidewire
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