The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 17 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 80 100 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.84% 12.69% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.50% 13.40% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.06% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
762 746 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.73% 94.67% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 367 381
Average daily rate £350 £333 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.80 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
Scotland

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 July 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 29 July 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 101 (58.05%) Spring
3 73 (41.95%) SQL
4 67 (38.51%) UNIX
5 61 (35.06%) Finance
5 61 (35.06%) Relational Database
6 58 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 58 (33.33%) Linux
7 52 (29.89%) J2EE
8 49 (28.16%) Banking
9 47 (27.01%) JMS
10 40 (22.99%) OO
11 39 (22.41%) Perl
11 39 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (21.84%) Unit Testing
13 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
14 36 (20.69%) XML
14 36 (20.69%) HTML
15 33 (18.97%) Multithreading
16 31 (17.82%) Sybase
17 30 (17.24%) Oracle
18 27 (15.52%) MVC
19 26 (14.94%) Shell Script
20 25 (14.37%) JSP
21 24 (13.79%) Web Services
22 23 (13.22%) RDBMS
22 23 (13.22%) CSS
22 23 (13.22%) Struts
22 23 (13.22%) DB2
22 23 (13.22%) Spring MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.17%) Apache
4 3 (1.72%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.15%) GemFire
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.57%) Mule
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
2 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (35.06%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.22%) DB2
2 23 (13.22%) RDBMS
3 11 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.75%) Neo4j
5 7 (4.02%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.45%) KDB
7 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) MySQL
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (12.07%) JUnit
2 20 (11.49%) Selenium
3 15 (8.62%) CruiseControl
4 13 (7.47%) Maven
5 12 (6.90%) Subversion
6 9 (5.17%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.02%) Ant
7 7 (4.02%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.30%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (2.30%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.15%) Hudson
9 2 (1.15%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.15%) PVCS
10 1 (0.57%) JIRA
10 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.57%) JBehave
10 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.57%) Mockito
10 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 61 (35.06%) Finance
2 49 (28.16%) Banking
3 22 (12.64%) Front Office
4 9 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.72%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (58.05%) Spring
2 58 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 52 (29.89%) J2EE
4 47 (27.01%) JMS
5 36 (20.69%) XML
5 36 (20.69%) HTML
6 25 (14.37%) JSP
7 24 (13.79%) Web Services
8 23 (13.22%) Struts
8 23 (13.22%) CSS
8 23 (13.22%) Spring MVC
9 18 (10.34%) iBATIS
9 18 (10.34%) GWT
9 18 (10.34%) REST
10 17 (9.77%) Spring Web Flow
10 17 (9.77%) Ajax
10 17 (9.77%) JDBC
11 16 (9.20%) XSLT
12 14 (8.05%) J2SE
13 11 (6.32%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (5.75%) Equities
3 8 (4.60%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.87%) Open Source
6 4 (2.30%) Physics
6 4 (2.30%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.72%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.15%) Derivative
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.57%) PKI
9 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 67 (38.51%) UNIX
2 58 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (5.75%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.02%) Windows
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.99%) OO
2 39 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (21.84%) Unit Testing
4 33 (18.97%) Multithreading
5 27 (15.52%) MVC
6 22 (12.64%) OOD
7 15 (8.62%) Web Application Development
8 13 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (7.47%) SOA
8 13 (7.47%) Web Design
9 11 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.60%) TDD
11 8 (4.60%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.02%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.02%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.02%) Database Tuning
13 6 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.45%) BDD
14 5 (2.87%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (41.95%) SQL
3 39 (22.41%) Perl
4 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
5 26 (14.94%) Shell Script
6 21 (12.07%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.17%) Scala
8 6 (3.45%) Python
9 5 (2.87%) C#
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) VB
10 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.57%) Clojure
10 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (5.75%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) Sun Certification
2 4 (2.30%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.57%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 31 (17.82%) Sybase
2 30 (17.24%) Oracle
3 9 (5.17%) IBM
4 7 (4.02%) JBoss
5 5 (2.87%) Sun
6 4 (2.30%) Perforce
7 3 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.72%) SAP
8 2 (1.15%) Google
8 2 (1.15%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.57%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe
9 1 (0.57%) Informatica
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
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