The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 34 43 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 80 100 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.84% 3.87% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 4.14% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 97
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £463 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-16.28% +4.47%

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
1581 2415 2460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.64% 93.46% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1300 1313
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.40 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 53 £364 -1.68% 14
Glasgow +18 26 £363 +36.79% 7
West Lothian -9 3 - -
Stirling +1 1 £475 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 130 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (40.67%) Spring
4 80 (38.28%) Scrum
5 79 (37.80%) Web Services
6 68 (32.54%) TDD
7 62 (29.67%) HTML
7 62 (29.67%) JBoss
8 60 (28.71%) XML
9 57 (27.27%) Oracle
9 57 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (26.32%) Maven
11 54 (25.84%) SQL
12 53 (25.36%) SOA
12 53 (25.36%) Hibernate
13 50 (23.92%) JavaScript
14 49 (23.44%) SOAP
14 49 (23.44%) AngularJS
15 45 (21.53%) Java EE
16 43 (20.57%) REST
16 43 (20.57%) J2EE
16 43 (20.57%) Finance
17 42 (20.10%) JMS
17 42 (20.10%) Python
18 39 (18.66%) Open Source
19 37 (17.70%) Linux
19 37 (17.70%) XSLT
20 35 (16.75%) BDD
20 35 (16.75%) NoSQL
20 35 (16.75%) JIRA

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (29.67%) JBoss
2 21 (10.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (8.61%) GeoServer
4 16 (7.66%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.22%) Apache
6 5 (2.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.39%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.96%) CMS
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.48%) FileNet
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 15 (7.18%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.75%) NoSQL
1 35 (16.75%) Relational Database
2 28 (13.40%) Oracle Database
3 20 (9.57%) GIS
4 16 (7.66%) DB2
5 14 (6.70%) MySQL
5 14 (6.70%) Spatial Data
6 13 (6.22%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.78%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.39%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.91%) Big Data
12 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.48%) HSQLDB
13 1 (0.48%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 55 (26.32%) Maven
2 35 (16.75%) JIRA
3 31 (14.83%) Subversion
4 29 (13.88%) Eclipse
5 26 (12.44%) Gradle
5 26 (12.44%) Jenkins
6 22 (10.53%) Selenium
7 21 (10.05%) JUnit
8 20 (9.57%) Cucumber
9 16 (7.66%) Git (software)
10 15 (7.18%) JBehave
11 9 (4.31%) Ant
12 7 (3.35%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.87%) Artifactory
14 5 (2.39%) JProfiler
15 4 (1.91%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (1.91%) Hudson
16 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 2 (0.96%) Jasmine
16 2 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 43 (20.57%) Finance
2 14 (6.70%) Banking
3 5 (2.39%) Front Office
4 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.44%) Publishing
5 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (40.67%) Spring
2 79 (37.80%) Web Services
3 62 (29.67%) HTML
4 60 (28.71%) XML
5 53 (25.36%) Hibernate
6 49 (23.44%) AngularJS
6 49 (23.44%) SOAP
7 45 (21.53%) Java EE
8 43 (20.57%) J2EE
8 43 (20.57%) REST
9 42 (20.10%) JMS
10 37 (17.70%) XSLT
11 33 (15.79%) RESTful
12 28 (13.40%) CSS
13 25 (11.96%) HTML5
14 23 (11.00%) Drools
14 23 (11.00%) jBPM
15 22 (10.53%) JSF
16 21 (10.05%) RichFaces
17 20 (9.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
1 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (2.39%) User Experience
4 4 (1.91%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.44%) DataPower
5 3 (1.44%) Derivative
5 3 (1.44%) Equities
5 3 (1.44%) Fintech
6 2 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.96%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.70%) Linux
2 23 (11.00%) Unix
3 6 (2.87%) Windows
4 2 (0.96%) Android
4 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (38.28%) Scrum
3 68 (32.54%) TDD
4 57 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (25.36%) SOA
6 39 (18.66%) Open Source
7 35 (16.75%) BDD
8 33 (15.79%) Microservices
9 31 (14.83%) Open Source Development
10 30 (14.35%) OO
11 22 (10.53%) SDLC
12 19 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.13%) Kanban
13 17 (8.13%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.13%) Unit Testing
14 16 (7.66%) User Stories
15 14 (6.70%) Coaching
15 14 (6.70%) OOA/OOD
15 14 (6.70%) OOD
16 12 (5.74%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (25.84%) SQL
3 50 (23.92%) JavaScript
4 42 (20.10%) Python
5 16 (7.66%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.26%) Perl
7 8 (3.83%) C
7 8 (3.83%) C#
8 6 (2.87%) XPath
8 6 (2.87%) XQuery
9 5 (2.39%) C++
10 4 (1.91%) Groovy
11 3 (1.44%) ES6
11 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.96%) Scala
12 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.96%) XAML
13 1 (0.48%) Ruby
13 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (4.78%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.61%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (4.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) Ansible
2 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.48%) Kibana
4 1 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 57 (27.27%) Oracle
2 20 (9.57%) Red Hat
3 17 (8.13%) ESRI
4 11 (5.26%) Sybase
5 6 (2.87%) IBM
6 3 (1.44%) HP
7 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.96%) Perforce
7 2 (0.96%) Reuters
7 2 (0.96%) VMware
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) Alterian
8 1 (0.48%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.48%) Xamarin
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