The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 64 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.26% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£353 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Senior 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
810 629 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.10% 95.30% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 341 370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.70 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) Front Office
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 9 (56.25%) Multithreading
6 8 (50.00%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Equities
7 6 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (37.50%) UNIX
7 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
8 5 (31.25%) Sybase
8 5 (31.25%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) J2EE
9 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
9 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (18.75%) HTML
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) SOA
11 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
11 2 (12.50%) Python
11 2 (12.50%) OO
11 2 (12.50%) Perl
11 2 (12.50%) Linux
11 2 (12.50%) Web Services
11 2 (12.50%) XML
11 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (12.50%) GemFire
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) KDB
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Front Office
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
2 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) JSF
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) JSP
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) J2SE
7 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Multithreading
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Sybase
2 2 (12.50%) StreamBase
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss