The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 24 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 182 160 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.64% 6.54% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.19% 6.98% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 28
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£375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 August 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 1 August 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 +25 79 £420 +8.38% 8
Glasgow -9 78 £353 -11.87% 15
Stirling +2 11 £363 -9.37%
Fife - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 375 (100.00%) Java
2 169 (45.07%) Spring
3 107 (28.53%) Hibernate
4 94 (25.07%) SQL
4 94 (25.07%) HTML
4 94 (25.07%) XML
5 88 (23.47%) JBoss
6 85 (22.67%) Relational Database
7 84 (22.40%) UNIX
8 83 (22.13%) J2EE
9 75 (20.00%) Finance
9 75 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (19.73%) Linux
11 72 (19.20%) Banking
12 71 (18.93%) JavaScript
13 64 (17.07%) SOA
14 63 (16.80%) JMS
14 63 (16.80%) Web Services
15 60 (16.00%) Java EE
16 58 (15.47%) Oracle
17 53 (14.13%) CSS
18 51 (13.60%) Maven
19 50 (13.33%) Unit Testing
20 46 (12.27%) OO
21 45 (12.00%) JUnit
22 43 (11.47%) Perl
23 42 (11.20%) Drools
24 41 (10.93%) TDD
25 40 (10.67%) XSLT
26 39 (10.40%) Multithreading

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 33 (8.80%) Tomcat
2 22 (5.87%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.00%) Apache
4 10 (2.67%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.13%) FileNet
6 6 (1.60%) Confluence
6 6 (1.60%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.07%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.07%) CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.53%) GemFire
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.27%) Mule
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) LDAP
2 1 (0.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.67%) Relational Database
2 25 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 23 (6.13%) DB2
4 18 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.93%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.67%) Neo4j
7 10 (2.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.13%) KDB
9 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.33%) MySQL
10 5 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.80%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (13.60%) Maven
2 45 (12.00%) JUnit
3 29 (7.73%) Subversion
4 27 (7.20%) Eclipse
5 21 (5.60%) Selenium
6 15 (4.00%) CruiseControl
7 10 (2.67%) JIRA
8 9 (2.40%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.13%) Ant
10 6 (1.60%) FitNesse
10 6 (1.60%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.33%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (1.33%) Mockito
12 4 (1.07%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.80%) JBuilder
13 3 (0.80%) jMock
13 3 (0.80%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.80%) EasyMock
14 2 (0.53%) Hudson
14 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 75 (20.00%) Finance
2 72 (19.20%) Banking
3 33 (8.80%) Front Office
4 18 (4.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (45.07%) Spring
2 107 (28.53%) Hibernate
3 94 (25.07%) HTML
3 94 (25.07%) XML
4 83 (22.13%) J2EE
5 63 (16.80%) JMS
5 63 (16.80%) Web Services
6 60 (16.00%) Java EE
7 53 (14.13%) CSS
8 42 (11.20%) Drools
9 40 (10.67%) XSLT
10 37 (9.87%) JSP
11 35 (9.33%) JSF
11 35 (9.33%) REST
12 34 (9.07%) HTML5
13 29 (7.73%) Struts
13 29 (7.73%) Spring MVC
14 27 (7.20%) SOAP
14 27 (7.20%) jQuery
15 26 (6.93%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (3.47%) Open Source
3 12 (3.20%) Equities
4 8 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.87%) Derivative
6 6 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.60%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.07%) Physics
8 3 (0.80%) Ontologies
8 3 (0.80%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.53%) FMCG
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.27%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.27%) PKI
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 84 (22.40%) UNIX
2 74 (19.73%) Linux
3 15 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.13%) Windows
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (17.07%) SOA
3 50 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 46 (12.27%) OO
5 41 (10.93%) TDD
6 39 (10.40%) Multithreading
7 36 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (9.33%) MVC
8 35 (9.33%) Scrum
9 28 (7.47%) BPMN
10 21 (5.60%) OOD
10 21 (5.60%) Workflow
11 18 (4.80%) Web Application Development
12 15 (4.00%) UML
12 15 (4.00%) Web Design
12 15 (4.00%) Web Development
13 13 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (3.20%) Waterfall
15 11 (2.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 375 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (25.07%) SQL
3 71 (18.93%) JavaScript
4 43 (11.47%) Perl
5 31 (8.27%) Shell Script
6 24 (6.40%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.67%) C#
8 9 (2.40%) Python
8 9 (2.40%) Scala
9 4 (1.07%) Clojure
10 3 (0.80%) C++
10 3 (0.80%) Groovy
10 3 (0.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) VB
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.27%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.27%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (3.20%) Degree
2 5 (1.33%) Sun Certification
2 5 (1.33%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) PhD
4 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 88 (23.47%) JBoss
2 58 (15.47%) Oracle
3 36 (9.60%) Sybase
4 18 (4.80%) IBM
5 8 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.60%) Sun
7 4 (1.07%) StreamBase
7 4 (1.07%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.07%) Perforce
8 3 (0.80%) Reuters
8 3 (0.80%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.80%) SAP
9 2 (0.53%) Google
9 2 (0.53%) Pega
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.27%) CA
10 1 (0.27%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) Murex
10 1 (0.27%) ForgeRock
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