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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 50 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 115 143 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.95% 4.75% 8.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 4.98% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 58 137
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £354
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +7.63%
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
2696 2872 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.65% 95.42% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1463 1393
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £41.86 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 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 2 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
Glasgow +4 54 £375 - 14
Edinburgh +7 52 £360 -6.79% 5
West Lothian +13 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £388 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £383 -
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Java Developer
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Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (57.89%) Spring
3 74 (38.95%) Hibernate
4 73 (38.42%) SQL
5 66 (34.74%) JBoss
6 53 (27.89%) Linux
7 52 (27.37%) Web Services
7 52 (27.37%) XML
8 49 (25.79%) JUnit
9 48 (25.26%) Oracle
9 48 (25.26%) OO
10 47 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (24.21%) Scrum
12 45 (23.68%) HTML
12 45 (23.68%) Unix
13 44 (23.16%) SOAP
13 44 (23.16%) TDD
14 43 (22.63%) Maven
15 42 (22.11%) Java EE
16 41 (21.58%) JMS
17 40 (21.05%) OOD
18 39 (20.53%) SOA
18 39 (20.53%) JavaScript
18 39 (20.53%) Subversion
18 39 (20.53%) Relational Database
19 38 (20.00%) Perl
20 37 (19.47%) Finance
20 37 (19.47%) SDLC
21 36 (18.95%) Eclipse

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 66 (34.74%) JBoss
2 21 (11.05%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.79%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.21%) Apache
6 6 (3.16%) GeoServer
7 5 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.11%) Confluence
8 4 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.11%) SSH
2 4 (2.11%) SSL
3 2 (1.05%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.53%) Relational Database
2 34 (17.89%) RDBMS
3 33 (17.37%) DB2
4 27 (14.21%) NoSQL
5 20 (10.53%) MongoDB
6 19 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.21%) GIS
9 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.11%) MarkLogic
10 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.11%) QGIS
11 2 (1.05%) Big Data
11 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.05%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (25.79%) JUnit
2 43 (22.63%) Maven
3 39 (20.53%) Subversion
4 36 (18.95%) Eclipse
5 27 (14.21%) Git (software)
6 22 (11.58%) Jenkins
7 17 (8.95%) JIRA
8 12 (6.32%) JProfiler
9 11 (5.79%) JBehave
10 9 (4.74%) Gradle
10 9 (4.74%) Hudson
10 9 (4.74%) Mockito
11 8 (4.21%) Bower
12 7 (3.68%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.16%) GitLab
13 6 (3.16%) NetBeans
14 5 (2.63%) Cobertura
14 5 (2.63%) CruiseControl
14 5 (2.63%) Fiddler
14 5 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 37 (19.47%) Finance
2 23 (12.11%) Banking
3 22 (11.58%) Front Office
4 13 (6.84%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (57.89%) Spring
2 74 (38.95%) Hibernate
3 52 (27.37%) Web Services
3 52 (27.37%) XML
4 45 (23.68%) HTML
5 44 (23.16%) SOAP
6 42 (22.11%) Java EE
7 41 (21.58%) JMS
8 36 (18.95%) Drools
9 34 (17.89%) RESTful
9 34 (17.89%) XSLT
10 33 (17.37%) JSF
11 32 (16.84%) J2EE
12 29 (15.26%) jBPM
13 28 (14.74%) J2SE
13 28 (14.74%) jQuery
14 27 (14.21%) CSS
15 25 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 24 (12.63%) JPA
17 21 (11.05%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.16%) Equities
4 5 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.11%) User Experience
6 3 (1.58%) DataPower
6 3 (1.58%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.05%) Photography
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.89%) Linux
2 45 (23.68%) Unix
3 11 (5.79%) Windows
4 8 (4.21%) Android
4 8 (4.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.26%) OO
3 47 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (24.21%) Scrum
5 44 (23.16%) TDD
6 40 (21.05%) OOD
7 39 (20.53%) SOA
8 37 (19.47%) SDLC
9 30 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 26 (13.68%) Open Source
11 25 (13.16%) Unit Testing
12 21 (11.05%) BDD
13 19 (10.00%) BPMN
13 19 (10.00%) Workflow
14 18 (9.47%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.84%) Coaching
15 13 (6.84%) Kanban
16 12 (6.32%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 12 (6.32%) DevOps
16 12 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 190 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (38.42%) SQL
3 39 (20.53%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.00%) Perl
5 22 (11.58%) Python
6 19 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.74%) CoffeeScript
8 7 (3.68%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.16%) C
10 3 (1.58%) PHP
10 3 (1.58%) Ruby
10 3 (1.58%) Scala
11 2 (1.05%) AspectJ
11 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.53%) C#
12 1 (0.53%) C++
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 8 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.58%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.58%) Ansible
3 2 (1.05%) Graphite
3 2 (1.05%) Kibana
3 2 (1.05%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (25.26%) Oracle
2 34 (17.89%) Sybase
3 8 (4.21%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.21%) VMware
4 6 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.11%) ForgeRock
6 3 (1.58%) IBM
7 2 (1.05%) ESRI
7 2 (1.05%) Perforce
7 2 (1.05%) webMethods
8 1 (0.53%) Cognos
8 1 (0.53%) Informatica
8 1 (0.53%) Kony
8 1 (0.53%) Pega
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
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