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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 28 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 37 44 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.98% 7.35% 10.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.22% 7.75% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 50
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£400 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £475
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 £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
709 568 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.42% 94.82% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 260 428
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 18
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £109.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 93 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (53.76%) Spring
3 41 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (39.78%) SQL
5 34 (36.56%) Finance
5 34 (36.56%) Relational Database
6 33 (35.48%) Banking
7 31 (33.33%) OO
8 28 (30.11%) JMS
8 28 (30.11%) UNIX
9 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
10 23 (24.73%) RDBMS
10 23 (24.73%) Linux
11 22 (23.66%) Hibernate
11 22 (23.66%) Multithreading
12 21 (22.58%) J2EE
12 21 (22.58%) Oracle
12 21 (22.58%) Sybase
13 20 (21.51%) Perl
14 19 (20.43%) CSS
15 18 (19.35%) XML
16 14 (15.05%) HTML
17 13 (13.98%) PL/SQL
17 13 (13.98%) Web Services
17 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
18 12 (12.90%) Front Office
18 12 (12.90%) MVC
18 12 (12.90%) Struts
18 12 (12.90%) JSP
18 12 (12.90%) JUnit

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.68%) Apache
3 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (2.15%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.08%) Mule
6 1 (1.08%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.56%) Relational Database
2 23 (24.73%) RDBMS
3 11 (11.83%) DB2
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.30%) MySQL
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) JUnit
2 8 (8.60%) CruiseControl
2 8 (8.60%) Selenium
3 5 (5.38%) Maven
4 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.23%) Ant
6 2 (2.15%) Mockito
6 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 33 (35.48%) Banking
3 12 (12.90%) Front Office
4 10 (10.75%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.76%) Spring
2 28 (30.11%) JMS
3 22 (23.66%) Hibernate
4 21 (22.58%) J2EE
5 19 (20.43%) CSS
6 18 (19.35%) XML
7 14 (15.05%) HTML
8 13 (13.98%) Web Services
9 12 (12.90%) Struts
9 12 (12.90%) JSP
10 10 (10.75%) Ajax
10 10 (10.75%) Spring Web Flow
10 10 (10.75%) GWT
10 10 (10.75%) HTML5
11 9 (9.68%) jQuery
11 9 (9.68%) Spring MVC
11 9 (9.68%) J2SE
11 9 (9.68%) SOAP
12 8 (8.60%) XSLT
12 8 (8.60%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.23%) Clustering
3 3 (3.23%) Equities
4 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.15%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.15%) DataPower
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.15%) Derivative
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) UNIX
2 23 (24.73%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Windows
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) OO
3 22 (23.66%) Multithreading
4 12 (12.90%) MVC
5 11 (11.83%) SOA
6 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.68%) TDD
7 8 (8.60%) OOD
7 8 (8.60%) Database Tuning
7 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.60%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.30%) Wealth Management
10 3 (3.23%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.23%) UML
10 3 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (39.78%) SQL
3 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.51%) Perl
5 13 (13.98%) PL/SQL
6 11 (11.83%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.53%) C#
8 4 (4.30%) Scala
9 2 (2.15%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) XPath
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) VBScript
10 1 (1.08%) XQuery
10 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Oracle
1 21 (22.58%) Sybase
2 9 (9.68%) IBM
3 2 (2.15%) Kony
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.15%) Google
4 1 (1.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.08%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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