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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 22 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 178 113 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.45% 4.63% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 5.04% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 68 45
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £243 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
2599 2243 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 91.93% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1078
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 £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.72 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 93 £375 +7.91% 9
Glasgow -4 47 £400 +24.22% 4
Stirling - 24 £450 -
Aberdeen - 2 £350 - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 326 (100.00%) Java
2 158 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (42.94%) Spring
4 101 (30.98%) XML
5 97 (29.75%) J2EE
6 95 (29.14%) SQL
7 86 (26.38%) Finance
8 81 (24.85%) Hibernate
9 76 (23.31%) SOA
10 75 (23.01%) Relational Database
11 73 (22.39%) Oracle
11 73 (22.39%) TDD
12 70 (21.47%) Banking
13 67 (20.55%) JBoss
14 63 (19.33%) OO
15 56 (17.18%) JavaScript
16 52 (15.95%) Java EE
17 51 (15.64%) UNIX
18 50 (15.34%) XSLT
19 49 (15.03%) Eclipse
19 49 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (14.72%) HTML
21 47 (14.42%) JMS
22 46 (14.11%) Web Services
22 46 (14.11%) CSS
23 45 (13.80%) JSP
23 45 (13.80%) PL/SQL
24 44 (13.50%) JUnit
25 39 (11.96%) Linux
26 38 (11.66%) Struts

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (20.55%) JBoss
2 37 (11.35%) WebSphere
3 26 (7.98%) Tomcat
4 21 (6.44%) Apache
5 8 (2.45%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.45%) FileNet
5 8 (2.45%) CMS
6 7 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.84%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.92%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.92%) Jetty
10 2 (0.61%) Mule
10 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.31%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.31%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.07%) HTTP
2 6 (1.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.01%) Relational Database
2 31 (9.51%) RDBMS
3 17 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.21%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (3.99%) DB2
6 12 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.15%) MySQL
7 7 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.92%) Big Data
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.61%) KDB
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.61%) Datomic
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 49 (15.03%) Eclipse
2 44 (13.50%) JUnit
3 28 (8.59%) Maven
4 26 (7.98%) Selenium
5 21 (6.44%) JProfiler
6 20 (6.13%) CruiseControl
6 20 (6.13%) Subversion
7 15 (4.60%) Ant
8 14 (4.29%) Mockito
9 10 (3.07%) JIRA
9 10 (3.07%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.07%) FitNesse
10 8 (2.45%) jMock
10 8 (2.45%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.53%) Build Forge
11 5 (1.53%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.53%) TestComplete
11 5 (1.53%) JMeter
12 4 (1.23%) NUnit
13 3 (0.92%) JBuilder
General
1 86 (26.38%) Finance
2 70 (21.47%) Banking
3 26 (7.98%) Front Office
4 15 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.61%) Retail
5 2 (0.61%) Back Office
5 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
6 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (42.94%) Spring
2 101 (30.98%) XML
3 97 (29.75%) J2EE
4 81 (24.85%) Hibernate
5 52 (15.95%) Java EE
6 50 (15.34%) XSLT
7 48 (14.72%) HTML
8 47 (14.42%) JMS
9 46 (14.11%) CSS
9 46 (14.11%) Web Services
10 45 (13.80%) JSP
11 38 (11.66%) Struts
12 32 (9.82%) JSF
13 31 (9.51%) JDBC
14 30 (9.20%) iBATIS
14 30 (9.20%) Spring MVC
15 29 (8.90%) Ajax
16 27 (8.28%) SOAP
16 27 (8.28%) jQuery
17 24 (7.36%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.76%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (2.76%) Open Source
4 6 (1.84%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.84%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.23%) Derivative
6 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.92%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.92%) Equities
7 3 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.92%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.61%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.61%) DataPower
8 2 (0.61%) Clustering
8 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.64%) UNIX
2 39 (11.96%) Linux
3 18 (5.52%) Windows
4 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.23%) Android
6 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (23.31%) SOA
3 73 (22.39%) TDD
4 63 (19.33%) OO
5 49 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (10.74%) MVC
7 34 (10.43%) Scrum
8 31 (9.51%) Unit Testing
9 26 (7.98%) Multithreading
10 24 (7.36%) Web Application Development
11 18 (5.52%) BPMN
11 18 (5.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (4.29%) UML
13 13 (3.99%) Pair Programming
13 13 (3.99%) Automated Testing
14 12 (3.68%) OOD
14 12 (3.68%) Web Development
15 11 (3.37%) OOA/OOD
16 10 (3.07%) Document Management
16 10 (3.07%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 326 (100.00%) Java
2 95 (29.14%) SQL
3 56 (17.18%) JavaScript
4 45 (13.80%) PL/SQL
5 38 (11.66%) Perl
6 25 (7.67%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.07%) C#
8 7 (2.15%) C++
8 7 (2.15%) Scala
9 5 (1.53%) PHP
9 5 (1.53%) Ruby
10 4 (1.23%) Python
10 4 (1.23%) Clojure
11 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.61%) Groovy
13 1 (0.31%) XPath
13 1 (0.31%) XQuery
13 1 (0.31%) Lisp
13 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (5.21%) Degree
2 6 (1.84%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Control-M
2 1 (0.31%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 73 (22.39%) Oracle
2 29 (8.90%) Sybase
3 16 (4.91%) IBM
4 9 (2.76%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.53%) Sun
6 5 (1.53%) Pega
7 2 (0.61%) Yahoo!
7 2 (0.61%) Google
7 2 (0.61%) Kony
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe
8 1 (0.31%) SAP
8 1 (0.31%) CA
8 1 (0.31%) Perforce
8 1 (0.31%) Twitter
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