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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 52 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.65% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
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£440 £305 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% -19.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
Senior Java 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
762 590 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.46% 95.01% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 285 449
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Banking
3 15 (60.00%) Spring
4 14 (56.00%) Sybase
5 12 (48.00%) Finance
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (40.00%) JMS
8 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
8 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
8 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (32.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) SOAP
10 7 (28.00%) Front Office
10 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
11 6 (24.00%) UNIX
12 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.00%) JUnit
12 5 (20.00%) Back Office
12 5 (20.00%) IBM
13 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (16.00%) DB2
13 4 (16.00%) Perl
13 4 (16.00%) Linux
13 4 (16.00%) Servlets
13 4 (16.00%) J2SE
13 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
14 3 (12.00%) WPF

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.00%) Mule
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (64.00%) Banking
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Front Office
3 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Spring
2 10 (40.00%) JMS
3 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) Servlets
6 4 (16.00%) J2SE
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
7 3 (12.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) Java EE
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.00%) JSP
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) GWT
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
9 1 (4.00%) YUI
9 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (4.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Derivative
1 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) AOP
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) BPEL
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) XPath
7 1 (4.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Sybase
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Kony
4 1 (4.00%) Yahoo!
4 1 (4.00%) Google