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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 68 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 82 136 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.79% 4.60% 7.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 4.81% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 123
Median daily rate £370 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.77%
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
2724 2827 2406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.78% 95.54% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 1472 1347
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 96 80
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -2 43 £375 -6.25% 11
Edinburgh -1 39 £370 -6.03% 11
West Lothian +6 1 £425 +9.67%
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (54.80%) Spring
4 63 (35.59%) Hibernate
5 61 (34.46%) JBoss
6 56 (31.64%) SQL
7 53 (29.94%) TDD
8 49 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (25.99%) XML
10 45 (25.42%) Oracle
10 45 (25.42%) SOA
10 45 (25.42%) Eclipse
10 45 (25.42%) Scrum
10 45 (25.42%) Java EE
11 44 (24.86%) J2EE
11 44 (24.86%) JUnit
12 42 (23.73%) Linux
13 38 (21.47%) SDLC
14 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
14 36 (20.34%) OO
14 36 (20.34%) Maven
15 35 (19.77%) XSLT
16 34 (19.21%) HTML
16 34 (19.21%) Drools
17 33 (18.64%) Web Services
17 33 (18.64%) SOAP
17 33 (18.64%) Relational Database
18 32 (18.08%) jQuery
19 31 (17.51%) OOD
19 31 (17.51%) JSF

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 61 (34.46%) JBoss
2 21 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 20 (11.30%) WebSphere
4 15 (8.47%) WebLogic
5 14 (7.91%) Node.js
6 8 (4.52%) Apache
7 5 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.26%) Confluence
8 4 (2.26%) GeoServer
8 4 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.13%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.64%) Relational Database
2 30 (16.95%) RDBMS
3 23 (12.99%) NoSQL
4 21 (11.86%) DB2
5 16 (9.04%) MongoDB
5 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.34%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.39%) GIS
8 4 (2.26%) MarkLogic
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.26%) QGIS
8 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.13%) Big Data
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (25.42%) Eclipse
2 44 (24.86%) JUnit
3 36 (20.34%) Maven
4 30 (16.95%) Subversion
5 24 (13.56%) JProfiler
6 22 (12.43%) Jenkins
7 19 (10.73%) Git (software)
8 15 (8.47%) JIRA
9 10 (5.65%) Mockito
10 9 (5.08%) Hudson
11 8 (4.52%) JBehave
11 8 (4.52%) NetBeans
12 5 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.82%) Bower
12 5 (2.82%) Cobertura
12 5 (2.82%) Gradle
13 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.69%) FishEye
13 3 (1.69%) GitLab
13 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (14.12%) Finance
2 17 (9.60%) Banking
3 16 (9.04%) Front Office
4 11 (6.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (54.80%) Spring
2 63 (35.59%) Hibernate
3 46 (25.99%) XML
4 45 (25.42%) Java EE
5 44 (24.86%) J2EE
6 35 (19.77%) XSLT
7 34 (19.21%) Drools
7 34 (19.21%) HTML
8 33 (18.64%) SOAP
8 33 (18.64%) Web Services
9 32 (18.08%) jQuery
10 31 (17.51%) JSF
11 30 (16.95%) RESTful
12 27 (15.25%) AngularJS
12 27 (15.25%) JMS
13 26 (14.69%) CSS
14 25 (14.12%) jBPM
15 20 (11.30%) J2SE
16 18 (10.17%) RichFaces
17 17 (9.60%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.39%) Equities
4 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (1.69%) DataPower
5 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.13%) Photography
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.73%) Linux
2 28 (15.82%) Unix
3 9 (5.08%) Android
4 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.94%) TDD
3 49 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (25.42%) Scrum
4 45 (25.42%) SOA
5 38 (21.47%) SDLC
6 36 (20.34%) OO
7 31 (17.51%) OOD
8 30 (16.95%) Software Engineering
9 24 (13.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 24 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 23 (12.99%) BPMN
11 19 (10.73%) Unit Testing
11 19 (10.73%) Workflow
12 18 (10.17%) Open Source
13 17 (9.60%) BDD
14 14 (7.91%) DevOps
15 13 (7.34%) MVC
16 12 (6.78%) Microservices
17 11 (6.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (31.64%) SQL
3 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.25%) Perl
5 22 (12.43%) Python
6 21 (11.86%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.39%) C
7 6 (3.39%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.69%) PHP
9 3 (1.69%) Ruby
9 3 (1.69%) Scala
10 2 (1.13%) AspectJ
10 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.26%) Kibana
3 3 (1.69%) logstash
3 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.13%) Control-M
5 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.56%) Graphite
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (25.42%) Oracle
2 23 (12.99%) Sybase
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.39%) VMware
5 4 (2.26%) IBM
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) Informatica
7 1 (0.56%) Kony
7 1 (0.56%) Pega
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.56%) webMethods
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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