The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 30 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 148 166 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.51% 6.06% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 6.56% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 78 72
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£380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3041 2529 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.71% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1282 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 47 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 65 £350 -12.50% 15
Edinburgh -15 52 £388 -3.12% 11
Stirling +6 10 £410 +13.17%
Dundee - 4 £350 - 3
Highlands - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £388 -
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 279 (100.00%) Java
2 156 (55.91%) Spring
3 129 (46.24%) SQL
4 114 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (39.07%) Finance
6 99 (35.48%) Hibernate
7 79 (28.32%) TDD
8 78 (27.96%) Banking
8 78 (27.96%) Web Services
8 78 (27.96%) OO
9 73 (26.16%) Relational Database
10 72 (25.81%) JUnit
11 70 (25.09%) JavaScript
12 68 (24.37%) J2EE
13 58 (20.79%) JMS
14 55 (19.71%) Linux
14 55 (19.71%) XML
15 53 (19.00%) UNIX
16 52 (18.64%) OOD
17 50 (17.92%) Oracle
18 47 (16.85%) HTML
18 47 (16.85%) SDLC
19 46 (16.49%) Sybase
20 45 (16.13%) CSS
21 41 (14.70%) RDBMS
21 41 (14.70%) JBoss
21 41 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (13.26%) Investment Banking
22 37 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (12.90%) PL/SQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (14.70%) JBoss
2 33 (11.83%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.30%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.58%) Apache
5 6 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.79%) FileNet
6 5 (1.79%) Node.js
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.36%) GemFire
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.36%) Mule
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.51%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) LDAP
3 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (26.16%) Relational Database
2 41 (14.70%) RDBMS
3 26 (9.32%) DB2
4 23 (8.24%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.58%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.51%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.15%) MySQL
7 6 (2.15%) Sybase IQ
7 6 (2.15%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.79%) Big Data
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.08%) KDB
11 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.36%) QlikView
12 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 72 (25.81%) JUnit
2 32 (11.47%) Maven
3 30 (10.75%) Ant
4 22 (7.89%) Selenium
5 20 (7.17%) Eclipse
5 20 (7.17%) Jenkins
6 19 (6.81%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.73%) JIRA
8 13 (4.66%) FitNesse
8 13 (4.66%) Mockito
9 12 (4.30%) Hudson
10 11 (3.94%) Subversion
11 10 (3.58%) Git (software)
12 9 (3.23%) CruiseControl
13 8 (2.87%) JProfiler
14 7 (2.51%) Artifactory
15 6 (2.15%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.79%) jMock
17 4 (1.43%) NetBeans
17 4 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 109 (39.07%) Finance
2 78 (27.96%) Banking
3 37 (13.26%) Investment Banking
4 23 (8.24%) Front Office
5 9 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.79%) Retail
7 3 (1.08%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (55.91%) Spring
2 99 (35.48%) Hibernate
3 78 (27.96%) Web Services
4 68 (24.37%) J2EE
5 58 (20.79%) JMS
6 55 (19.71%) XML
7 47 (16.85%) HTML
8 45 (16.13%) CSS
9 35 (12.54%) jQuery
10 31 (11.11%) JPA
10 31 (11.11%) REST
11 30 (10.75%) Java EE
12 28 (10.04%) Struts
13 27 (9.68%) JSP
14 26 (9.32%) J2SE
15 21 (7.53%) RESTful
16 20 (7.17%) Ajax
17 19 (6.81%) SOAP
18 18 (6.45%) XSLT
18 18 (6.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.81%) Equity Derivative
3 13 (4.66%) Derivative
4 7 (2.51%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.51%) Market Risk
5 5 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.08%) Equities
6 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.72%) User Experience
7 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (0.72%) PKI
7 2 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.71%) Linux
2 53 (19.00%) UNIX
3 6 (2.15%) Windows
4 2 (0.72%) Android
4 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.32%) TDD
3 78 (27.96%) OO
4 52 (18.64%) OOD
5 47 (16.85%) SDLC
6 37 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (10.75%) Software Engineering
8 28 (10.04%) Unit Testing
9 27 (9.68%) Scrum
10 23 (8.24%) MVC
11 19 (6.81%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (6.45%) OOP
13 16 (5.73%) Web Development
13 16 (5.73%) Web Application Development
13 16 (5.73%) BDD
14 15 (5.38%) SOA
15 11 (3.94%) Refactoring
16 10 (3.58%) Multithreading
17 9 (3.23%) Kanban
17 9 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 279 (100.00%) Java
2 129 (46.24%) SQL
3 70 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 36 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 35 (12.54%) Perl
6 21 (7.53%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.94%) C#
8 7 (2.51%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.79%) Scala
10 3 (1.08%) C++
11 2 (0.72%) PHP
11 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.72%) Ruby
11 2 (0.72%) Python
12 1 (0.36%) Ada
12 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.30%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.23%) Sun Certification
3 9 (3.23%) Degree
4 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 50 (17.92%) Oracle
2 46 (16.49%) Sybase
3 6 (2.15%) Sun
4 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.43%) VMware
5 3 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe
6 2 (0.72%) IBM
6 2 (0.72%) Sencha
7 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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