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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 33 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 133 172 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.45% 6.54% 7.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 7.08% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 103 81
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.77% -0.64%
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
2801 2431 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.74% 92.47% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1288 1083
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 62 54
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 -8 57 £425 +14.86% 10
Edinburgh -18 44 £391 +7.93% 18
Stirling -1 14 £420 +9.09%
Highlands - 5 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 £400 -
West Lothian -7 1 £388 +17.42% 1
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Java
2 164 (56.94%) Spring
3 148 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (36.81%) SQL
5 96 (33.33%) Finance
6 94 (32.64%) Hibernate
7 85 (29.51%) Banking
8 76 (26.39%) TDD
9 75 (26.04%) XML
9 75 (26.04%) Relational Database
10 74 (25.69%) J2EE
11 73 (25.35%) JavaScript
12 69 (23.96%) JMS
13 63 (21.88%) JUnit
14 62 (21.53%) OO
15 61 (21.18%) UNIX
16 60 (20.83%) Oracle
17 59 (20.49%) HTML
18 56 (19.44%) Web Services
19 50 (17.36%) Linux
20 49 (17.01%) CSS
21 47 (16.32%) Sybase
21 47 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (14.24%) Unit Testing
22 41 (14.24%) Java EE
23 39 (13.54%) JBoss
24 38 (13.19%) Perl
24 38 (13.19%) Investment Banking
25 35 (12.15%) JSP
26 34 (11.81%) Tomcat

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (13.54%) JBoss
2 34 (11.81%) Tomcat
3 24 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.13%) FileNet
5 6 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.39%) Apache
6 4 (1.39%) Confluence
7 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.69%) Documentum
8 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.35%) Mule
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Office
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.43%) Internet
2 3 (1.04%) HTTP
2 3 (1.04%) Intranet
3 2 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.04%) Relational Database
2 34 (11.81%) RDBMS
3 22 (7.64%) DB2
4 18 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) Datomic
7 2 (0.69%) Sybase IQ
7 2 (0.69%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.35%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (21.88%) JUnit
2 34 (11.81%) Eclipse
3 31 (10.76%) Maven
4 30 (10.42%) Selenium
5 23 (7.99%) Subversion
6 20 (6.94%) Ant
7 18 (6.25%) Mockito
8 16 (5.56%) JIRA
9 15 (5.21%) CruiseControl
10 14 (4.86%) Cucumber
11 13 (4.51%) JProfiler
11 13 (4.51%) FitNesse
12 10 (3.47%) jMock
12 10 (3.47%) Jenkins
13 8 (2.78%) Artifactory
14 7 (2.43%) Hudson
15 6 (2.08%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
16 5 (1.74%) Build Forge
16 5 (1.74%) TestComplete
General
1 96 (33.33%) Finance
2 85 (29.51%) Banking
3 38 (13.19%) Investment Banking
4 27 (9.38%) Front Office
5 3 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (56.94%) Spring
2 94 (32.64%) Hibernate
3 75 (26.04%) XML
4 74 (25.69%) J2EE
5 69 (23.96%) JMS
6 59 (20.49%) HTML
7 56 (19.44%) Web Services
8 49 (17.01%) CSS
9 41 (14.24%) Java EE
10 35 (12.15%) JSP
11 32 (11.11%) JDBC
12 31 (10.76%) Struts
13 29 (10.07%) XSLT
13 29 (10.07%) jQuery
14 28 (9.72%) JPA
15 27 (9.38%) Ajax
16 26 (9.03%) iBATIS
17 25 (8.68%) JSF
18 21 (7.29%) RESTful
19 20 (6.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.21%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (3.82%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.43%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.43%) Derivative
5 7 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.74%) Equities
6 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.04%) Open Source
7 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.69%) GIS
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.18%) UNIX
2 50 (17.36%) Linux
3 17 (5.90%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (26.39%) TDD
3 62 (21.53%) OO
4 47 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (14.24%) Unit Testing
6 30 (10.42%) SOA
7 28 (9.72%) OOD
8 25 (8.68%) Scrum
9 24 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 21 (7.29%) MVC
11 19 (6.60%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.60%) Web Application Development
12 18 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (6.25%) Pair Programming
13 15 (5.21%) Web Development
14 14 (4.86%) Database Tuning
15 12 (4.17%) UML
16 11 (3.82%) OOP
16 11 (3.82%) BDD
17 10 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 288 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (36.81%) SQL
3 73 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.19%) Perl
5 32 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 20 (6.94%) C#
7 19 (6.60%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.04%) C++
9 3 (1.04%) Clojure
10 2 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.35%) C
11 1 (0.35%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) Scala
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.82%) Degree
2 8 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.43%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Control-M
2 1 (0.35%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 60 (20.83%) Oracle
2 47 (16.32%) Sybase
3 13 (4.51%) IBM
4 6 (2.08%) Sun
5 3 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.35%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Pega
7 1 (0.35%) CA
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