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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 25 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 172 91 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.13% 3.63% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.52% 3.93% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 49 41
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
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
2639 2317 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.01% 92.46% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1150 1144
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 87 102
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
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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
Edinburgh +14 83 £375 +7.14% 9
Glasgow +9 55 £400 +3.22% 10
Stirling - 22 £450 - 5
Aberdeen - 3 £350 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 347 (100.00%) Java
2 147 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (38.04%) Spring
4 112 (32.28%) XML
5 93 (26.80%) SQL
6 86 (24.78%) J2EE
7 84 (24.21%) SOA
8 80 (23.05%) JBoss
9 79 (22.77%) Finance
10 75 (21.61%) Hibernate
11 74 (21.33%) Banking
11 74 (21.33%) Relational Database
12 70 (20.17%) Oracle
13 65 (18.73%) TDD
14 63 (18.16%) JavaScript
14 63 (18.16%) OO
15 62 (17.87%) Java EE
16 60 (17.29%) UNIX
17 54 (15.56%) Web Services
18 52 (14.99%) XSLT
19 51 (14.70%) JMS
19 51 (14.70%) HTML
20 46 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (12.68%) JSP
22 43 (12.39%) Linux
23 42 (12.10%) Perl
24 41 (11.82%) Eclipse
25 38 (10.95%) PL/SQL
25 38 (10.95%) CSS
26 37 (10.66%) jQuery

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 80 (23.05%) JBoss
2 35 (10.09%) WebSphere
3 31 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.63%) Apache
5 15 (4.32%) FileNet
6 10 (2.88%) CMS
7 7 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.73%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (1.73%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.73%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.86%) Confluence
9 3 (0.86%) Jetty
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (0.58%) GemFire
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.29%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) FileNet Content Manager
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.33%) Relational Database
2 32 (9.22%) RDBMS
3 20 (5.76%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (4.61%) DB2
6 15 (4.32%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.31%) MySQL
9 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.73%) KDB
11 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.86%) Big Data
12 3 (0.86%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.29%) Datomic
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (11.82%) Eclipse
2 36 (10.37%) JUnit
3 32 (9.22%) Maven
4 23 (6.63%) Selenium
5 20 (5.76%) CruiseControl
6 19 (5.48%) JProfiler
7 18 (5.19%) Subversion
8 13 (3.75%) JIRA
9 11 (3.17%) FitNesse
9 11 (3.17%) Ant
10 10 (2.88%) Mockito
11 8 (2.31%) Git (software)
12 7 (2.02%) jMock
13 6 (1.73%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.44%) JMeter
15 4 (1.15%) TestComplete
15 4 (1.15%) Build Forge
15 4 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
16 3 (0.86%) NetBeans
General
1 79 (22.77%) Finance
2 74 (21.33%) Banking
3 29 (8.36%) Front Office
4 16 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (38.04%) Spring
2 112 (32.28%) XML
3 86 (24.78%) J2EE
4 75 (21.61%) Hibernate
5 62 (17.87%) Java EE
6 54 (15.56%) Web Services
7 52 (14.99%) XSLT
8 51 (14.70%) JMS
8 51 (14.70%) HTML
9 44 (12.68%) JSP
10 38 (10.95%) CSS
11 37 (10.66%) jQuery
12 36 (10.37%) SOAP
13 31 (8.93%) JSF
13 31 (8.93%) Drools
13 31 (8.93%) Apache CXF
13 31 (8.93%) JDBC
13 31 (8.93%) HTML5
14 30 (8.65%) Struts
14 30 (8.65%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.17%) Open Source
3 8 (2.31%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.73%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.15%) Derivative
5 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.15%) Equities
5 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.86%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.58%) DataPower
7 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.58%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.58%) Clustering
7 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.29%) UNIX
2 43 (12.39%) Linux
3 20 (5.76%) Windows
4 4 (1.15%) Android
4 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.21%) SOA
3 65 (18.73%) TDD
4 63 (18.16%) OO
5 46 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (9.80%) Multithreading
7 33 (9.51%) MVC
8 32 (9.22%) Unit Testing
9 31 (8.93%) BPMN
9 31 (8.93%) Scrum
10 24 (6.92%) Web Application Development
11 19 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (4.32%) UML
12 15 (4.32%) Workflow
13 13 (3.75%) Pair Programming
14 12 (3.46%) OOD
14 12 (3.46%) Web Development
15 11 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (3.17%) Automated Testing
16 10 (2.88%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 347 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (26.80%) SQL
3 63 (18.16%) JavaScript
4 42 (12.10%) Perl
5 38 (10.95%) PL/SQL
6 30 (8.65%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.88%) Scala
8 8 (2.31%) C#
9 7 (2.02%) C++
9 7 (2.02%) Ruby
10 6 (1.73%) Python
11 5 (1.44%) PHP
11 5 (1.44%) Groovy
12 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.86%) Clojure
13 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.29%) ClojureScript
14 1 (0.29%) XQuery
14 1 (0.29%) Lisp
14 1 (0.29%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 13 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (20.17%) Oracle
2 27 (7.78%) Sybase
3 25 (7.20%) IBM
4 9 (2.59%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.44%) Pega
7 4 (1.15%) Perforce
8 3 (0.86%) SAP
9 2 (0.58%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.58%) Google
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.58%) Kony
9 2 (0.58%) StreamBase
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter
10 1 (0.29%) CA
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe
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