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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 35 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 128 200 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.28% 7.56% 7.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 8.31% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 121 92
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
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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
2779 2408 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.82% 91.01% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1298 1134
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 58 71
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 -13 47 £350 +9.80% 17
Edinburgh -23 40 £385 -3.75% 15
Highlands - 10 - -
Dundee - 8 £350 - 2
Stirling -6 7 £401 +18.66% 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 £375 -
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Java
2 177 (62.32%) Spring
3 132 (46.48%) SQL
4 128 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (37.32%) Hibernate
6 99 (34.86%) Finance
7 90 (31.69%) Banking
8 82 (28.87%) Relational Database
9 80 (28.17%) TDD
10 79 (27.82%) JavaScript
11 77 (27.11%) JUnit
12 76 (26.76%) Web Services
13 74 (26.06%) OO
14 69 (24.30%) JMS
15 67 (23.59%) J2EE
16 65 (22.89%) XML
17 63 (22.18%) UNIX
18 58 (20.42%) Linux
19 56 (19.72%) SDLC
20 53 (18.66%) Sybase
21 51 (17.96%) Oracle
21 51 (17.96%) HTML
22 49 (17.25%) CSS
22 49 (17.25%) OOD
23 43 (15.14%) RDBMS
23 43 (15.14%) Investment Banking
24 41 (14.44%) Perl
25 40 (14.08%) Java EE
26 39 (13.73%) Tomcat
27 38 (13.38%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (13.73%) Tomcat
2 33 (11.62%) JBoss
3 17 (5.99%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.17%) FileNet
5 6 (2.11%) Apache
5 6 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.41%) Confluence
7 2 (0.70%) CMS
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Documentum
8 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) Node.js
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
2 2 (0.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (28.87%) Relational Database
2 43 (15.14%) RDBMS
3 33 (11.62%) DB2
4 25 (8.80%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.76%) Big Data
7 5 (1.76%) MySQL
8 4 (1.41%) Sybase IQ
8 4 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.06%) KDB
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.35%) QlikView
11 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 77 (27.11%) JUnit
2 37 (13.03%) Maven
3 27 (9.51%) Selenium
4 26 (9.15%) Ant
5 21 (7.39%) JIRA
6 19 (6.69%) Eclipse
7 17 (5.99%) Cucumber
8 16 (5.63%) Jenkins
8 16 (5.63%) Subversion
9 15 (5.28%) FitNesse
9 15 (5.28%) Mockito
10 11 (3.87%) CruiseControl
11 10 (3.52%) Hudson
12 9 (3.17%) Artifactory
13 8 (2.82%) WebDriver
14 7 (2.46%) jMock
15 6 (2.11%) NetBeans
15 6 (2.11%) JProfiler
16 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
17 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (34.86%) Finance
2 90 (31.69%) Banking
3 43 (15.14%) Investment Banking
4 27 (9.51%) Front Office
5 4 (1.41%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Back Office
6 3 (1.06%) Retail
6 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (62.32%) Spring
2 106 (37.32%) Hibernate
3 76 (26.76%) Web Services
4 69 (24.30%) JMS
5 67 (23.59%) J2EE
6 65 (22.89%) XML
7 51 (17.96%) HTML
8 49 (17.25%) CSS
9 40 (14.08%) Java EE
10 37 (13.03%) jQuery
11 32 (11.27%) JPA
11 32 (11.27%) JSP
12 30 (10.56%) Struts
12 30 (10.56%) J2SE
13 26 (9.15%) RESTful
13 26 (9.15%) REST
14 24 (8.45%) JDBC
15 22 (7.75%) Ajax
16 20 (7.04%) iBATIS
16 20 (7.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.39%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.17%) Derivative
5 8 (2.82%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.46%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.76%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.41%) Equities
8 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) GIS
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.70%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.18%) UNIX
2 58 (20.42%) Linux
3 9 (3.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.17%) TDD
3 74 (26.06%) OO
4 56 (19.72%) SDLC
5 49 (17.25%) OOD
6 38 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (11.62%) Unit Testing
8 28 (9.86%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.10%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (7.39%) MVC
11 20 (7.04%) Scrum
12 19 (6.69%) Web Application Development
12 19 (6.69%) Multithreading
13 18 (6.34%) Database Tuning
14 17 (5.99%) OOP
15 15 (5.28%) Pair Programming
16 14 (4.93%) SOA
17 13 (4.58%) BDD
18 12 (4.23%) Workflow
18 12 (4.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 284 (100.00%) Java
2 132 (46.48%) SQL
3 79 (27.82%) JavaScript
4 41 (14.44%) Perl
5 30 (10.56%) PL/SQL
6 18 (6.34%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.28%) C#
8 5 (1.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.41%) Scala
10 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.70%) Ruby
10 2 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) C
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
11 1 (0.35%) Clojure
11 1 (0.35%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 14 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.23%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.46%) Sun Certification
3 7 (2.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 53 (18.66%) Sybase
2 51 (17.96%) Oracle
3 5 (1.76%) IBM
4 4 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.41%) Sun
5 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.70%) Adobe
6 2 (0.70%) Sencha
7 1 (0.35%) CA
7 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.35%) Charles River
7 1 (0.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.35%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Pega
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