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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 35 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 122 162 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.93% 5.06% 7.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 5.32% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 116
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
2327 3044 2602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.02% 95.13% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1544 1375
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 61
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 60 £355 -8.38% 9
Glasgow -6 45 £400 +14.28% 10
West Lothian +14 4 £401 +7.00%
Stirling 0 3 - -
Aberdeenshire - 3 £388 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £383 -
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Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 117 (55.98%) Spring
3 115 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (38.76%) SQL
5 79 (37.80%) Hibernate
6 76 (36.36%) JBoss
7 61 (29.19%) Linux
8 58 (27.75%) OO
8 58 (27.75%) XML
9 54 (25.84%) Web Services
9 54 (25.84%) JMS
10 53 (25.36%) HTML
10 53 (25.36%) Oracle
11 52 (24.88%) JUnit
11 52 (24.88%) Unix
12 49 (23.44%) OOD
13 47 (22.49%) Relational Database
14 46 (22.01%) Scrum
15 44 (21.05%) Finance
15 44 (21.05%) SOAP
15 44 (21.05%) Perl
16 43 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (20.10%) Maven
17 42 (20.10%) Java EE
17 42 (20.10%) RDBMS
18 41 (19.62%) Sybase
18 41 (19.62%) DB2
19 40 (19.14%) JavaScript
19 40 (19.14%) Subversion
19 40 (19.14%) TDD

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 76 (36.36%) JBoss
2 17 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.70%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.83%) Apache
4 8 (3.83%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.35%) GeoServer
5 7 (3.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.44%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 12 (5.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) Wireshark
2 4 (1.91%) SSH
2 4 (1.91%) SSL
3 2 (0.96%) HTTP
3 2 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.49%) Relational Database
2 42 (20.10%) RDBMS
3 41 (19.62%) DB2
4 30 (14.35%) NoSQL
5 22 (10.53%) MongoDB
6 20 (9.57%) Oracle Database
7 19 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 10 (4.78%) GIS
9 6 (2.87%) MarkLogic
9 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.39%) QGIS
11 3 (1.44%) Spatial Data
12 2 (0.96%) Big Data
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (24.88%) JUnit
2 42 (20.10%) Maven
3 40 (19.14%) Subversion
4 31 (14.83%) Eclipse
5 24 (11.48%) Git (software)
5 24 (11.48%) Jenkins
6 16 (7.66%) JIRA
7 12 (5.74%) JBehave
8 9 (4.31%) Bower
8 9 (4.31%) Gradle
8 9 (4.31%) Hudson
9 7 (3.35%) GitLab
9 7 (3.35%) Selenium
9 7 (3.35%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.39%) Cobertura
10 5 (2.39%) CruiseControl
10 5 (2.39%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.39%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.39%) JProfiler
11 4 (1.91%) Ant
General
1 44 (21.05%) Finance
2 27 (12.92%) Banking
3 25 (11.96%) Front Office
4 14 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (55.98%) Spring
2 79 (37.80%) Hibernate
3 58 (27.75%) XML
4 54 (25.84%) JMS
4 54 (25.84%) Web Services
5 53 (25.36%) HTML
6 44 (21.05%) SOAP
7 42 (20.10%) Java EE
8 39 (18.66%) Drools
9 36 (17.22%) XSLT
10 35 (16.75%) JSF
11 33 (15.79%) J2SE
11 33 (15.79%) RESTful
12 32 (15.31%) jBPM
13 31 (14.83%) JPA
14 28 (13.40%) AngularJS
15 27 (12.92%) CSS
16 26 (12.44%) J2EE
17 23 (11.00%) RichFaces
18 21 (10.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.35%) Equities
5 5 (2.39%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.39%) User Experience
6 3 (1.44%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.96%) Derivative
7 2 (0.96%) Photography
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.19%) Linux
2 52 (24.88%) Unix
3 12 (5.74%) Windows
4 9 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.75%) OO
3 49 (23.44%) OOD
4 46 (22.01%) Scrum
5 43 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (19.14%) TDD
7 36 (17.22%) SDLC
7 36 (17.22%) SOA
8 35 (16.75%) Open Source
9 33 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 27 (12.92%) Unit Testing
11 24 (11.48%) BDD
12 23 (11.00%) Mentoring
13 18 (8.61%) Coaching
14 17 (8.13%) BPMN
15 16 (7.66%) Open Source Development
15 16 (7.66%) Workflow
16 13 (6.22%) Kanban
17 12 (5.74%) DevOps
18 11 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (38.76%) SQL
3 44 (21.05%) Perl
4 40 (19.14%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.53%) Python
6 18 (8.61%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.78%) CoffeeScript
8 8 (3.83%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.87%) Scala
10 5 (2.39%) C
11 4 (1.91%) C#
12 3 (1.44%) C++
12 3 (1.44%) PHP
12 3 (1.44%) Ruby
13 2 (0.96%) AspectJ
13 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.48%) Groovy
14 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (6.70%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.91%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) WCAG
4 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) BladeLogic
2 4 (1.91%) Ansible
3 3 (1.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.96%) Graphite
4 2 (0.96%) Kibana
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (25.36%) Oracle
2 41 (19.62%) Sybase
3 14 (6.70%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.83%) VMware
5 7 (3.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.91%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.96%) ESRI
7 2 (0.96%) Perforce
7 2 (0.96%) webMethods
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.48%) Pega
8 1 (0.48%) Reuters
8 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
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