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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 25 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 47 87 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.45% 11.92% 13.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 12.83% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 50 35
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£350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £403 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
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
815 678 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.44% 92.88% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 326 388
Average daily rate £350 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.53% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £118.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (69.72%) Spring
3 62 (56.88%) SQL
4 55 (50.46%) Finance
5 53 (48.62%) Banking
6 50 (45.87%) Sybase
7 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (40.37%) Linux
9 43 (39.45%) UNIX
10 40 (36.70%) Relational Database
11 37 (33.94%) OO
12 35 (32.11%) Hibernate
13 32 (29.36%) JMS
13 32 (29.36%) JUnit
13 32 (29.36%) DB2
14 30 (27.52%) RDBMS
15 29 (26.61%) Perl
15 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (24.77%) OOD
16 27 (24.77%) Investment Banking
16 27 (24.77%) Software Engineering
17 26 (23.85%) J2SE
17 26 (23.85%) Front Office
18 23 (21.10%) SDLC
19 22 (20.18%) Performance Tuning
20 19 (17.43%) Equity Derivative
21 18 (16.51%) Multithreading
22 17 (15.60%) Database Tuning
22 17 (15.60%) TDD
22 17 (15.60%) J2EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.67%) JBoss
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Node.js
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.70%) Relational Database
2 32 (29.36%) DB2
3 30 (27.52%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.67%) Sybase IQ
5 4 (3.67%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (3.67%) Big Data
6 3 (2.75%) KDB
7 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (29.36%) JUnit
2 8 (7.34%) Selenium
2 8 (7.34%) Maven
3 7 (6.42%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.59%) JIRA
4 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.67%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.67%) Hudson
5 4 (3.67%) FitNesse
5 4 (3.67%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.75%) Mockito
7 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.92%) Ant
8 1 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.92%) QUnit
General
1 55 (50.46%) Finance
2 53 (48.62%) Banking
3 27 (24.77%) Investment Banking
4 26 (23.85%) Front Office
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (69.72%) Spring
2 35 (32.11%) Hibernate
3 32 (29.36%) JMS
4 26 (23.85%) J2SE
5 17 (15.60%) J2EE
6 15 (13.76%) XML
7 14 (12.84%) Web Services
8 13 (11.93%) REST
9 11 (10.09%) .NET
10 7 (6.42%) HTML
10 7 (6.42%) CSS
10 7 (6.42%) Ajax
11 6 (5.50%) JSON
11 6 (5.50%) Spring MVC
11 6 (5.50%) Ext JS
11 6 (5.50%) JDBC
12 5 (4.59%) Struts
12 5 (4.59%) RESTful
12 5 (4.59%) JAX-RS
13 4 (3.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.43%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (7.34%) Fixed Income
4 7 (6.42%) Derivative
5 4 (3.67%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) Equities
7 2 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.92%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.37%) Linux
2 43 (39.45%) UNIX
3 7 (6.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) OO
3 27 (24.77%) OOD
3 27 (24.77%) Software Engineering
4 23 (21.10%) SDLC
5 22 (20.18%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (16.51%) Multithreading
7 17 (15.60%) Database Tuning
7 17 (15.60%) TDD
8 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Scrum
10 8 (7.34%) Wealth Management
10 8 (7.34%) Investment Management
11 6 (5.50%) BDD
11 6 (5.50%) MVC
12 5 (4.59%) OOP
12 5 (4.59%) Kanban
13 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.67%) System Testing
13 4 (3.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (56.88%) SQL
3 29 (26.61%) Perl
4 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.76%) C#
6 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.34%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.67%) Scala
8 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VBScript
9 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 50 (45.87%) Sybase
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) IBM
3 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.92%) VMware
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago