The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 29 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 149 130 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.56% 5.81% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 6.24% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 58
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£400 £339 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £41.75 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%
Java Developer
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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
2525 2084 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.22% 93.12% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1015 1000
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £15.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -10 65 £375 +7.91% 14
Glasgow -8 39 £400 +24.03% 15
Stirling - 18 £450 - 2
Moray - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 316 (100.00%) Java
2 172 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (43.99%) Spring
4 99 (31.33%) XML
5 90 (28.48%) SQL
6 85 (26.90%) J2EE
6 85 (26.90%) TDD
7 82 (25.95%) Hibernate
8 80 (25.32%) Finance
9 78 (24.68%) Relational Database
10 72 (22.78%) Oracle
10 72 (22.78%) Banking
11 65 (20.57%) SOA
12 61 (19.30%) OO
12 61 (19.30%) JavaScript
13 59 (18.67%) JBoss
14 56 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (17.41%) Java EE
15 55 (17.41%) HTML
16 53 (16.77%) JUnit
17 52 (16.46%) JMS
18 49 (15.51%) UNIX
19 47 (14.87%) XSLT
19 47 (14.87%) Eclipse
19 47 (14.87%) Web Services
20 46 (14.56%) CSS
21 43 (13.61%) PL/SQL
22 40 (12.66%) Linux
23 39 (12.34%) JSP
24 37 (11.71%) Perl

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 59 (18.67%) JBoss
2 37 (11.71%) WebSphere
3 31 (9.81%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.43%) Apache
5 10 (3.16%) FileNet
6 9 (2.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (2.53%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.90%) CMS
9 5 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.58%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.95%) Jetty
11 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.63%) Mule
11 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.63%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (0.63%) Documentum
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.63%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) IaaS
1 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.16%) HTTP
2 7 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (24.68%) Relational Database
2 35 (11.08%) RDBMS
3 18 (5.70%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.06%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.43%) DB2
6 13 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.22%) MySQL
8 7 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.95%) Big Data
12 2 (0.63%) Datomic
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.32%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 53 (16.77%) JUnit
2 47 (14.87%) Eclipse
3 28 (8.86%) Maven
4 27 (8.54%) Selenium
5 21 (6.65%) JProfiler
6 18 (5.70%) Ant
6 18 (5.70%) CruiseControl
6 18 (5.70%) Subversion
7 16 (5.06%) Mockito
8 13 (4.11%) FitNesse
9 10 (3.16%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.16%) JIRA
10 9 (2.85%) jMock
10 9 (2.85%) Git (software)
11 7 (2.22%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.58%) JMeter
12 5 (1.58%) TestComplete
12 5 (1.58%) Build Forge
13 4 (1.27%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.27%) Hudson
General
1 80 (25.32%) Finance
2 72 (22.78%) Banking
3 19 (6.01%) Front Office
4 17 (5.38%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.58%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (43.99%) Spring
2 99 (31.33%) XML
3 85 (26.90%) J2EE
4 82 (25.95%) Hibernate
5 55 (17.41%) Java EE
5 55 (17.41%) HTML
6 52 (16.46%) JMS
7 47 (14.87%) XSLT
7 47 (14.87%) Web Services
8 46 (14.56%) CSS
9 39 (12.34%) JSP
10 36 (11.39%) JDBC
11 33 (10.44%) Struts
12 31 (9.81%) iBATIS
12 31 (9.81%) JSF
13 27 (8.54%) Ajax
14 26 (8.23%) Spring MVC
14 26 (8.23%) jQuery
14 26 (8.23%) SOAP
15 21 (6.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.16%) Equity Derivative
4 9 (2.85%) Open Source
5 8 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.58%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.95%) Clustering
8 3 (0.95%) Equities
8 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.95%) Derivative
8 3 (0.95%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.95%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.63%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.63%) DataPower
9 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.51%) UNIX
2 40 (12.66%) Linux
3 16 (5.06%) Windows
4 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.27%) Android
6 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (26.90%) TDD
3 65 (20.57%) SOA
4 61 (19.30%) OO
5 56 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (11.08%) Scrum
6 35 (11.08%) Unit Testing
7 31 (9.81%) MVC
8 24 (7.59%) Multithreading
9 20 (6.33%) Web Application Development
10 19 (6.01%) Pair Programming
11 18 (5.70%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (4.75%) OOD
13 14 (4.43%) Web Development
13 14 (4.43%) BPMN
13 14 (4.43%) UML
14 12 (3.80%) Workflow
15 11 (3.48%) OOA/OOD
15 11 (3.48%) CRM
15 11 (3.48%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 316 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (28.48%) SQL
3 61 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 43 (13.61%) PL/SQL
5 37 (11.71%) Perl
6 21 (6.65%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.48%) C#
8 6 (1.90%) Scala
9 5 (1.58%) PHP
9 5 (1.58%) Ruby
10 4 (1.27%) Clojure
10 4 (1.27%) C++
10 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.27%) Python
11 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.63%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
13 1 (0.32%) Lisp
13 1 (0.32%) XQuery
13 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (4.75%) Degree
2 7 (2.22%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Control-M
2 1 (0.32%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 72 (22.78%) Oracle
2 33 (10.44%) Sybase
3 18 (5.70%) IBM
4 9 (2.85%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.90%) Sun
6 5 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.27%) Pega
8 2 (0.63%) Kony
8 2 (0.63%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.63%) Google
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.32%) CA
9 1 (0.32%) VMware
9 1 (0.32%) Twitter
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