The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 58 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% 0.17% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -29.03%
Java/J2EE 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
681 559 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.85% 93.79% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 267 337
Average daily rate £358 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £125.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Glasgow region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (60.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Perforce
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) C++

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
General
1 3 (60.00%) General Ledger
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (60.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (60.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Perforce
1 3 (60.00%) SAP