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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 69 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 87 146 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.91% 4.81% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 5.04% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 80 129
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.28%
Java Developer
UK

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
2785 2899 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1553 1316
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 75
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 44 £375 -9.09% 15
Edinburgh -13 39 £360 -8.86% 7
West Lothian +8 2 £394 +1.61% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £345 -
Stirling 0 1 - -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (49.21%) Spring
4 76 (40.21%) JBoss
5 74 (39.15%) TDD
6 71 (37.57%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (35.98%) Java EE
8 67 (35.45%) Eclipse
9 64 (33.86%) SOA
9 64 (33.86%) XML
10 62 (32.80%) Scrum
11 61 (32.28%) Hibernate
12 52 (27.51%) XSLT
13 51 (26.98%) SQL
14 49 (25.93%) J2EE
15 45 (23.81%) JProfiler
16 44 (23.28%) Oracle
17 41 (21.69%) Performance Monitoring
17 41 (21.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 39 (20.63%) JUnit
19 37 (19.58%) SDLC
20 36 (19.05%) Linux
21 35 (18.52%) JavaScript
22 33 (17.46%) Relational Database
23 32 (16.93%) Maven
24 31 (16.40%) JSF
24 31 (16.40%) SOAP
25 29 (15.34%) OO
25 29 (15.34%) jQuery
26 28 (14.81%) Drools

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 76 (40.21%) JBoss
2 22 (11.64%) Tomcat
2 22 (11.64%) WebSphere
3 17 (8.99%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.29%) Node.js
5 7 (3.70%) Apache
5 7 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.12%) Confluence
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.06%) Documentum
8 2 (1.06%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.53%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) SSH
1 2 (1.06%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.46%) Relational Database
2 28 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 17 (8.99%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.47%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.94%) DB2
6 12 (6.35%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.59%) GIS
8 3 (1.59%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Big Data
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.06%) QGIS
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (35.45%) Eclipse
2 45 (23.81%) JProfiler
3 39 (20.63%) JUnit
4 32 (16.93%) Maven
5 25 (13.23%) Subversion
6 23 (12.17%) Jenkins
7 16 (8.47%) Git (software)
8 14 (7.41%) JIRA
9 11 (5.82%) Mockito
10 10 (5.29%) Hudson
11 8 (4.23%) JBehave
11 8 (4.23%) NetBeans
12 7 (3.70%) Gradle
13 6 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (2.65%) Cobertura
15 3 (1.59%) Bitbucket
15 3 (1.59%) Bower
15 3 (1.59%) FishEye
15 3 (1.59%) GitLab
15 3 (1.59%) jMock
General
1 25 (13.23%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Banking
3 12 (6.35%) Front Office
4 9 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (49.21%) Spring
2 68 (35.98%) Java EE
3 64 (33.86%) XML
4 61 (32.28%) Hibernate
5 52 (27.51%) XSLT
6 49 (25.93%) J2EE
7 31 (16.40%) JSF
7 31 (16.40%) SOAP
8 29 (15.34%) jQuery
9 28 (14.81%) Drools
10 27 (14.29%) HTML
10 27 (14.29%) Web Services
11 26 (13.76%) AngularJS
12 24 (12.70%) RESTful
13 21 (11.11%) CSS
13 21 (11.11%) jBPM
14 20 (10.58%) JMS
15 18 (9.52%) JPA
16 16 (8.47%) REST
16 16 (8.47%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.12%) Equities
4 4 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (1.59%) DataPower
5 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.05%) Linux
2 24 (12.70%) Unix
3 8 (4.23%) Android
4 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (39.15%) TDD
3 71 (37.57%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (33.86%) SOA
5 62 (32.80%) Scrum
6 41 (21.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 41 (21.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 37 (19.58%) SDLC
8 29 (15.34%) OO
9 24 (12.70%) OOD
9 24 (12.70%) Software Engineering
10 21 (11.11%) BPMN
11 18 (9.52%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.99%) DevOps
12 17 (8.99%) Workflow
13 16 (8.47%) MVC
14 13 (6.88%) BDD
14 13 (6.88%) Open Source
14 13 (6.88%) Waterfall
15 12 (6.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 189 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (26.98%) SQL
3 35 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.05%) Perl
4 19 (10.05%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.52%) Python
6 7 (3.70%) C
7 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (1.59%) PHP
7 3 (1.59%) Ruby
7 3 (1.59%) Scala
7 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (5.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) Kibana
1 7 (3.70%) logstash
1 7 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.65%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.59%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (23.28%) Oracle
2 19 (10.05%) Sybase
3 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.17%) IBM
5 3 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) Cognos
6 1 (0.53%) hybris
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) Kony
6 1 (0.53%) Pega
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
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