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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 26 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 149 165 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.47% 5.05% 6.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.83% 5.31% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 80 91
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.95 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.41% +25.00%
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
2182 3106 2590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 94.98% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1611 1327
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 49
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.94 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 76 £340 -11.68% 8
Glasgow 0 50 £400 +12.67% 14
Aberdeenshire - 6 £388 -
West Lothian +10 5 £378 -0.98%
Stirling -1 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £347 - 1
Java Developer
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Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (54.11%) Spring
4 94 (40.69%) JBoss
5 89 (38.53%) Hibernate
6 82 (35.50%) SQL
7 75 (32.47%) Web Services
7 75 (32.47%) XML
8 68 (29.44%) JMS
9 64 (27.71%) OO
10 63 (27.27%) SOAP
11 62 (26.84%) HTML
11 62 (26.84%) Oracle
12 61 (26.41%) Linux
13 58 (25.11%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (23.81%) Maven
14 55 (23.81%) Java EE
14 55 (23.81%) JUnit
15 54 (23.38%) Scrum
15 54 (23.38%) Finance
16 52 (22.51%) Unix
16 52 (22.51%) Relational Database
17 50 (21.65%) OOD
17 50 (21.65%) SOA
18 49 (21.21%) Subversion
19 47 (20.35%) Drools
20 46 (19.91%) Open Source
20 46 (19.91%) TDD
21 44 (19.05%) XSLT
22 43 (18.61%) Sybase

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 94 (40.69%) JBoss
2 19 (8.23%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.19%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.33%) Apache
4 10 (4.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (3.46%) GeoServer
6 7 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.30%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 21 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) HTTP
1 5 (2.16%) Wireshark
2 4 (1.73%) SSH
2 4 (1.73%) SSL
3 2 (0.87%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.51%) Relational Database
2 43 (18.61%) DB2
3 42 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 28 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 25 (10.82%) Oracle Database
6 20 (8.66%) MongoDB
7 19 (8.23%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.76%) GIS
9 9 (3.90%) MarkLogic
10 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.73%) Big Data
11 4 (1.73%) QGIS
12 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.87%) Spatial Data
13 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.43%) MySQL
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (23.81%) JUnit
1 55 (23.81%) Maven
2 49 (21.21%) Subversion
3 36 (15.58%) Eclipse
4 26 (11.26%) Jenkins
5 23 (9.96%) Git (software)
6 19 (8.23%) JIRA
7 10 (4.33%) Gradle
7 10 (4.33%) JBehave
8 8 (3.46%) Bower
8 8 (3.46%) Hudson
9 7 (3.03%) Artifactory
9 7 (3.03%) Selenium
9 7 (3.03%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.60%) GitLab
11 5 (2.16%) Ant
11 5 (2.16%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.16%) Fiddler
11 5 (2.16%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.73%) Cobertura
General
1 54 (23.38%) Finance
2 26 (11.26%) Banking
3 22 (9.52%) Front Office
4 13 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (54.11%) Spring
2 89 (38.53%) Hibernate
3 75 (32.47%) Web Services
3 75 (32.47%) XML
4 68 (29.44%) JMS
5 63 (27.27%) SOAP
6 62 (26.84%) HTML
7 55 (23.81%) Java EE
8 47 (20.35%) Drools
9 44 (19.05%) XSLT
10 43 (18.61%) jBPM
11 42 (18.18%) JSF
12 39 (16.88%) JPA
12 39 (16.88%) RESTful
13 38 (16.45%) J2EE
14 34 (14.72%) J2SE
14 34 (14.72%) RichFaces
15 28 (12.12%) AngularJS
16 24 (10.39%) CSS
17 23 (9.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.46%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (3.03%) Equities
5 7 (3.03%) User Experience
6 4 (1.73%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.87%) Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.87%) Photography
9 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.43%) DataPower
9 1 (0.43%) Fintech
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.41%) Linux
2 52 (22.51%) Unix
3 14 (6.06%) Windows
4 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.71%) OO
3 58 (25.11%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (23.38%) Scrum
5 50 (21.65%) OOD
5 50 (21.65%) SOA
6 46 (19.91%) Open Source
6 46 (19.91%) TDD
7 38 (16.45%) SDLC
8 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
9 30 (12.99%) Unit Testing
10 26 (11.26%) Mentoring
11 25 (10.82%) Open Source Development
12 21 (9.09%) Coaching
13 20 (8.66%) BDD
14 18 (7.79%) BPMN
14 18 (7.79%) User Stories
14 18 (7.79%) Workflow
15 16 (6.93%) Kanban
16 13 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 231 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (35.50%) SQL
3 43 (18.61%) Perl
4 42 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.96%) Python
6 18 (7.79%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.90%) CoffeeScript
7 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.46%) C
9 5 (2.16%) C#
9 5 (2.16%) Scala
10 4 (1.73%) C++
10 4 (1.73%) PHP
11 3 (1.30%) Ruby
12 2 (0.87%) AspectJ
12 2 (0.87%) Groovy
12 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.16%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) WCAG
3 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) Ansible
2 4 (1.73%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.30%) Kibana
3 3 (1.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) Graphite
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (26.84%) Oracle
2 43 (18.61%) Sybase
3 24 (10.39%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.03%) VMware
5 6 (2.60%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.73%) ESRI
6 4 (1.73%) ForgeRock
7 3 (1.30%) HP
7 3 (1.30%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) Perforce
8 2 (0.87%) Reuters
8 2 (0.87%) webMethods
9 1 (0.43%) Jaspersoft
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