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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 53 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.39% 1.24% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.32% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -29.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £350 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £352 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
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
821 755 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.24% 93.56% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 346 364
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.44 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.41% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £150.70 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) Banking
2 24 (75.00%) Spring
3 21 (65.63%) Investment Banking
3 21 (65.63%) Finance
3 21 (65.63%) Sybase
4 17 (53.13%) Hibernate
5 15 (46.88%) Front Office
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
8 9 (28.13%) UNIX
8 9 (28.13%) OOD
8 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
9 8 (25.00%) JMS
10 7 (21.88%) DB2
10 7 (21.88%) JUnit
10 7 (21.88%) Maven
10 7 (21.88%) Scrum
10 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
10 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
11 6 (18.75%) BDD
11 6 (18.75%) Hudson
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) J2SE
11 6 (18.75%) Wealth Management
11 6 (18.75%) Investment Management
11 6 (18.75%) Kanban
11 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) DB2
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Maven
1 7 (21.88%) JUnit
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Hudson
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (6.25%) Ant
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Bower
General
1 24 (75.00%) Banking
2 21 (65.63%) Investment Banking
2 21 (65.63%) Finance
3 15 (46.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Spring
2 17 (53.13%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.00%) JMS
4 6 (18.75%) J2SE
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) Sass
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (3.13%) JPA
7 1 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (3.13%) JSF
7 1 (3.13%) JNDI
7 1 (3.13%) EJB
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) OOD
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
1 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
2 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Wealth Management
3 6 (18.75%) Investment Management
3 6 (18.75%) Kanban
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Sybase
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat