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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 27 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 99 103 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.65% 3.98% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 4.23% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 95
Median daily rate £350 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
1668 2435 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.26% 94.02% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1288 1445
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 56
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +13 59 £350 -3.44% 12
Glasgow +13 37 £350 +7.69% 12
West Lothian -5 6 - -
Stirling +3 1 £475 +1.06%
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (61.03%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (49.23%) Spring
4 77 (39.49%) Scrum
5 62 (31.79%) TDD
6 60 (30.77%) Web Services
7 51 (26.15%) AngularJS
8 50 (25.64%) Finance
9 49 (25.13%) SQL
9 49 (25.13%) HTML
10 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (24.10%) Maven
11 47 (24.10%) Oracle
12 46 (23.59%) REST
13 45 (23.08%) JavaScript
14 44 (22.56%) Hibernate
15 42 (21.54%) XML
16 41 (21.03%) Microservices
17 39 (20.00%) SOAP
18 38 (19.49%) Linux
19 37 (18.97%) SOA
20 36 (18.46%) Python
21 35 (17.95%) JBoss
21 35 (17.95%) JMS
22 34 (17.44%) BDD
23 33 (16.92%) Relational Database
24 32 (16.41%) NoSQL
25 30 (15.38%) Java EE
25 30 (15.38%) JIRA
26 28 (14.36%) J2EE

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 35 (17.95%) JBoss
2 16 (8.21%) GeoServer
3 15 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (5.64%) Apache
6 5 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.05%) CMS
7 4 (2.05%) Confluence
8 3 (1.54%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.51%) FileNet
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (3.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.51%) GitHub
3 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.92%) Relational Database
2 32 (16.41%) NoSQL
3 25 (12.82%) Oracle Database
4 17 (8.72%) GIS
5 16 (8.21%) MySQL
6 14 (7.18%) DB2
6 14 (7.18%) Spatial Data
7 10 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.13%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.03%) Big Data
13 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.51%) HSQLDB
13 1 (0.51%) KDB
13 1 (0.51%) Kdb+
13 1 (0.51%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 47 (24.10%) Maven
2 30 (15.38%) JIRA
3 28 (14.36%) Gradle
4 26 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 23 (11.79%) Selenium
6 22 (11.28%) Cucumber
7 21 (10.77%) Eclipse
7 21 (10.77%) Git (software)
8 19 (9.74%) Subversion
9 15 (7.69%) JBehave
9 15 (7.69%) JUnit
10 13 (6.67%) Ant
11 7 (3.59%) Hudson
12 5 (2.56%) JProfiler
12 5 (2.56%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.54%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (1.54%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.54%) Mockito
14 2 (1.03%) Grunt
14 2 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 50 (25.64%) Finance
2 20 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.54%) Publishing
4 2 (1.03%) Front Office
4 2 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (49.23%) Spring
2 60 (30.77%) Web Services
3 51 (26.15%) AngularJS
4 49 (25.13%) HTML
5 46 (23.59%) REST
6 44 (22.56%) Hibernate
7 42 (21.54%) XML
8 39 (20.00%) SOAP
9 35 (17.95%) JMS
10 30 (15.38%) Java EE
11 28 (14.36%) J2EE
12 27 (13.85%) HTML5
12 27 (13.85%) RESTful
13 26 (13.33%) CSS
14 25 (12.82%) XSLT
15 21 (10.77%) JSON
16 17 (8.72%) OpenLayers
17 16 (8.21%) PostGIS
18 15 (7.69%) Leaflet
19 12 (6.15%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.05%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.05%) Wiki
6 3 (1.54%) DataPower
7 2 (1.03%) Derivative
7 2 (1.03%) Equities
7 2 (1.03%) Fintech
7 2 (1.03%) NHS
7 2 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) W3C
8 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.49%) Linux
2 23 (11.79%) Unix
3 3 (1.54%) Android
3 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.54%) Windows
4 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (61.03%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (39.49%) Scrum
3 62 (31.79%) TDD
4 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (21.03%) Microservices
6 37 (18.97%) SOA
7 34 (17.44%) BDD
8 26 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 25 (12.82%) OO
9 25 (12.82%) Open Source
10 21 (10.77%) Open Source Development
11 19 (9.74%) SDLC
12 16 (8.21%) OOA/OOD
13 14 (7.18%) Kanban
13 14 (7.18%) Mentoring
14 12 (6.15%) Unit Testing
15 11 (5.64%) DevOps
15 11 (5.64%) Test Automation
16 10 (5.13%) Automated Testing
16 10 (5.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 195 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (25.13%) SQL
3 45 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.46%) Python
5 11 (5.64%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.59%) C#
7 6 (3.08%) C
7 6 (3.08%) Perl
7 6 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.08%) XPath
7 6 (3.08%) XQuery
8 4 (2.05%) Groovy
9 3 (1.54%) C++
9 3 (1.54%) ES6
10 2 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.03%) Ruby
10 2 (1.03%) XAML
11 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.67%) Degree
2 9 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) MiFID
3 2 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.03%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Ansible
2 3 (1.54%) Puppet
3 2 (1.03%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.51%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Oracle
2 15 (7.69%) ESRI
3 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.64%) Sybase
4 9 (4.62%) IBM
5 5 (2.56%) Perforce
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.03%) VMware
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe
7 1 (0.51%) Alterian
7 1 (0.51%) Reuters
7 1 (0.51%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
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