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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 17 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 65 75 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.31% 8.80% 11.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 9.46% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
847 793 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.28% 93.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 370 339
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
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 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £158.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 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 28 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (64.96%) Spring
3 61 (52.14%) Finance
3 61 (52.14%) SQL
4 50 (42.74%) Banking
5 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (38.46%) Sybase
6 41 (35.04%) UNIX
6 41 (35.04%) Hibernate
7 37 (31.62%) Linux
7 37 (31.62%) OO
8 33 (28.21%) JUnit
8 33 (28.21%) Relational Database
9 32 (27.35%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (27.35%) JMS
10 30 (25.64%) OOD
11 27 (23.08%) Investment Banking
11 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
12 26 (22.22%) RDBMS
12 26 (22.22%) DB2
13 25 (21.37%) J2EE
14 24 (20.51%) Perl
14 24 (20.51%) SDLC
15 22 (18.80%) J2SE
16 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
17 20 (17.09%) TDD
18 19 (16.24%) Equity Derivative
18 19 (16.24%) Front Office
18 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
19 18 (15.38%) REST

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (8.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.42%) JBoss
2 4 (3.42%) Apache
2 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.85%) GemFire
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.21%) Relational Database
2 26 (22.22%) DB2
2 26 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.13%) Sybase IQ
4 6 (5.13%) Sybase ASE
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.42%) Big Data
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.56%) KDB
7 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.71%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (28.21%) JUnit
2 14 (11.97%) Maven
3 10 (8.55%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.84%) Selenium
5 7 (5.98%) FitNesse
5 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.13%) Hudson
7 5 (4.27%) JIRA
8 4 (3.42%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.42%) Mockito
8 4 (3.42%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.71%) Subversion
10 2 (1.71%) Ant
10 2 (1.71%) QUnit
10 2 (1.71%) Gradle
11 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.85%) Bower
General
1 61 (52.14%) Finance
2 50 (42.74%) Banking
3 27 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 19 (16.24%) Front Office
5 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (64.96%) Spring
2 41 (35.04%) Hibernate
3 32 (27.35%) JMS
4 25 (21.37%) J2EE
5 22 (18.80%) J2SE
6 18 (15.38%) REST
7 16 (13.68%) XML
8 14 (11.97%) Web Services
9 13 (11.11%) HTML
10 11 (9.40%) CSS
11 9 (7.69%) JDBC
11 9 (7.69%) .NET
11 9 (7.69%) Ajax
12 8 (6.84%) JSON
13 7 (5.98%) SOAP
13 7 (5.98%) Struts
13 7 (5.98%) jQuery
14 6 (5.13%) Apache Camel
14 6 (5.13%) iBATIS
14 6 (5.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.35%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.24%) Equity Derivative
3 12 (10.26%) Derivative
4 7 (5.98%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.13%) Market Risk
6 5 (4.27%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.71%) Equities
7 2 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) UNIX
2 37 (31.62%) Linux
3 5 (4.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Solaris
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.62%) OO
3 30 (25.64%) OOD
4 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 24 (20.51%) SDLC
6 20 (17.09%) TDD
7 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (9.40%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
10 9 (7.69%) Scrum
10 9 (7.69%) BDD
11 8 (6.84%) Database Tuning
12 7 (5.98%) System Testing
13 6 (5.13%) Investment Management
13 6 (5.13%) Kanban
13 6 (5.13%) Wealth Management
13 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.13%) MVC
13 6 (5.13%) OOP
14 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (52.14%) SQL
3 24 (20.51%) Perl
4 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.55%) C#
6 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Sybase
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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