The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 25 19 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 174 171 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.57% 7.30% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 7.85% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 84 41
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 2178 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.79% 92.96% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1075 1322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Scotland region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 79 £350 +1.44% 17
Edinburgh +8 66 £363 +14.17% 8
Stirling +4 8 £400 -3.08% 5
West Lothian +1 5 £330 -14.83%
Dundee -2 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 2
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Java
2 172 (56.39%) Spring
3 121 (39.67%) Hibernate
4 103 (33.77%) XML
5 76 (24.92%) HTML
5 76 (24.92%) J2EE
5 76 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (21.31%) Java EE
6 65 (21.31%) Oracle
6 65 (21.31%) JavaScript
6 65 (21.31%) Relational Database
7 63 (20.66%) JBoss
7 63 (20.66%) JMS
8 61 (20.00%) SQL
8 61 (20.00%) JUnit
8 61 (20.00%) Finance
9 59 (19.34%) TDD
9 59 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (17.05%) Linux
11 46 (15.08%) SOA
11 46 (15.08%) JSP
12 45 (14.75%) CSS
13 44 (14.43%) UNIX
13 44 (14.43%) Scrum
14 43 (14.10%) JSF
15 42 (13.77%) Web Services
16 40 (13.11%) Maven
17 38 (12.46%) RDBMS
18 35 (11.48%) Eclipse
18 35 (11.48%) JDBC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (11.15%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.26%) Apache Solr
2 13 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.30%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.64%) Apache
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.98%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) GemFire
7 2 (0.66%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) LDAP
2 3 (0.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.31%) Relational Database
2 38 (12.46%) RDBMS
3 25 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.23%) DB2
5 11 (3.61%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.30%) MySQL
7 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.66%) OLAP
9 2 (0.66%) OLTP
10 1 (0.33%) KDB
10 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (20.00%) JUnit
2 40 (13.11%) Maven
3 35 (11.48%) Eclipse
4 32 (10.49%) Subversion
5 20 (6.56%) FitNesse
6 12 (3.93%) Ant
6 12 (3.93%) Selenium
6 12 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.95%) Mockito
8 8 (2.62%) jMock
9 7 (2.30%) EasyMock
9 7 (2.30%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.64%) JIRA
11 4 (1.31%) Rational Application Developer
11 4 (1.31%) JDeveloper
12 3 (0.98%) PVCS
12 3 (0.98%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.66%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
14 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
General
1 61 (20.00%) Finance
2 30 (9.84%) Banking
3 21 (6.89%) Front Office
4 10 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (56.39%) Spring
2 121 (39.67%) Hibernate
3 103 (33.77%) XML
4 76 (24.92%) HTML
4 76 (24.92%) J2EE
5 65 (21.31%) Java EE
6 63 (20.66%) JMS
7 46 (15.08%) JSP
8 45 (14.75%) CSS
9 43 (14.10%) JSF
10 42 (13.77%) Web Services
11 35 (11.48%) JDBC
11 35 (11.48%) iBATIS
12 29 (9.51%) XML Schema
12 29 (9.51%) Struts
13 27 (8.85%) EJB
13 27 (8.85%) Drools
14 26 (8.52%) XSLT
15 24 (7.87%) Servlets
16 21 (6.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.57%) Open Source
2 11 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.62%) Equities
4 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.97%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.97%) Derivative
5 6 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (1.97%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (0.98%) Ontologies
7 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Physics
7 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.33%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.33%) FMCG
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.05%) Linux
2 44 (14.43%) UNIX
3 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.98%) Windows
5 2 (0.66%) Android
5 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.34%) TDD
2 59 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (15.08%) SOA
4 44 (14.43%) Scrum
5 30 (9.84%) OO
5 30 (9.84%) MVC
6 24 (7.87%) Unit Testing
7 19 (6.23%) Workflow
7 19 (6.23%) OOD
8 14 (4.59%) Software Engineering
8 14 (4.59%) Multithreading
8 14 (4.59%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (4.26%) BPMN
10 12 (3.93%) Pair Programming
11 10 (3.28%) UML
11 10 (3.28%) Identity Management
11 10 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (2.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 305 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 61 (20.00%) SQL
4 30 (9.84%) Perl
5 17 (5.57%) PL/SQL
6 15 (4.92%) C#
7 10 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.31%) Python
9 3 (0.98%) VBA
9 3 (0.98%) Scala
10 2 (0.66%) Groovy
10 2 (0.66%) C++
10 2 (0.66%) PHP
11 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) XQuery
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.59%) Sun Certification
1 14 (4.59%) OCPJP
2 7 (2.30%) Degree
3 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.98%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 65 (21.31%) Oracle
2 63 (20.66%) JBoss
3 32 (10.49%) Sybase
4 17 (5.57%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.92%) Sun
6 8 (2.62%) IBM
7 5 (1.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.98%) Reuters
8 3 (0.98%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.66%) Google
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe
10 1 (0.33%) Informatica
10 1 (0.33%) Murex
10 1 (0.33%) Alterian
10 1 (0.33%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.33%) StreamBase
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