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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 27 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 143 129 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.51% 4.00% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 4.20% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 65 89
Median daily rate £350 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
2069 3073 2628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.17% 95.17% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1588 1414
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +26 67 £340 -10.52% 10
Glasgow +9 57 £400 +14.28% 13
Aberdeenshire - 6 £388 -
West Lothian +7 3 £378 +0.66% 2
Stirling -2 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (50.79%) Spring
4 96 (37.80%) JBoss
5 93 (36.61%) SQL
6 89 (35.04%) Hibernate
7 87 (34.25%) Web Services
8 83 (32.68%) XML
9 79 (31.10%) JMS
10 73 (28.74%) SOAP
11 67 (26.38%) HTML
11 67 (26.38%) Linux
12 66 (25.98%) Oracle
13 63 (24.80%) Scrum
14 62 (24.41%) Finance
15 60 (23.62%) OO
15 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (23.23%) Maven
17 58 (22.83%) Java EE
18 57 (22.44%) Unix
18 57 (22.44%) JUnit
19 56 (22.05%) SOA
20 55 (21.65%) Relational Database
21 52 (20.47%) TDD
22 51 (20.08%) Subversion
23 50 (19.69%) XSLT
24 48 (18.90%) Open Source
25 46 (18.11%) OOD
25 46 (18.11%) JavaScript
25 46 (18.11%) Drools

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 96 (37.80%) JBoss
2 20 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.12%) GeoServer
4 12 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.33%) Apache
6 9 (3.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.18%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 21 (8.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.15%) HTTP
2 5 (1.97%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.57%) SSH
3 4 (1.57%) SSL
4 2 (0.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.65%) Relational Database
2 45 (17.72%) DB2
3 41 (16.14%) RDBMS
4 31 (12.20%) NoSQL
5 28 (11.02%) Oracle Database
6 20 (7.87%) MongoDB
7 17 (6.69%) GIS
7 17 (6.69%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.15%) MarkLogic
9 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.97%) Spatial Data
11 4 (1.57%) Big Data
12 3 (1.18%) MySQL
12 3 (1.18%) QGIS
13 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 59 (23.23%) Maven
2 57 (22.44%) JUnit
3 51 (20.08%) Subversion
4 36 (14.17%) Eclipse
5 29 (11.42%) Jenkins
6 27 (10.63%) JIRA
7 23 (9.06%) Git (software)
8 16 (6.30%) Gradle
9 11 (4.33%) JBehave
10 10 (3.94%) Selenium
11 9 (3.54%) Artifactory
11 9 (3.54%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.15%) Ant
12 8 (3.15%) Bower
12 8 (3.15%) Hudson
13 7 (2.76%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.76%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.97%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.97%) Fiddler
14 5 (1.97%) GitLab
General
1 62 (24.41%) Finance
2 26 (10.24%) Banking
3 24 (9.45%) Front Office
4 12 (4.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Legal
5 2 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (50.79%) Spring
2 89 (35.04%) Hibernate
3 87 (34.25%) Web Services
4 83 (32.68%) XML
5 79 (31.10%) JMS
6 73 (28.74%) SOAP
7 67 (26.38%) HTML
8 58 (22.83%) Java EE
9 50 (19.69%) XSLT
10 46 (18.11%) Drools
11 43 (16.93%) JSF
12 42 (16.54%) jBPM
13 40 (15.75%) J2EE
14 39 (15.35%) JPA
15 38 (14.96%) RESTful
16 35 (13.78%) J2SE
16 35 (13.78%) RichFaces
17 29 (11.42%) AngularJS
17 29 (11.42%) JSON
18 27 (10.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.54%) Equities
4 8 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (3.15%) User Experience
5 6 (2.36%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) Derivative
9 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) Photography
9 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.39%) DataPower
10 1 (0.39%) Fintech
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.38%) Linux
2 57 (22.44%) Unix
3 13 (5.12%) Windows
4 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.80%) Scrum
3 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (23.62%) OO
4 56 (22.05%) SOA
5 52 (20.47%) TDD
6 48 (18.90%) Open Source
7 46 (18.11%) OOD
8 39 (15.35%) SDLC
9 31 (12.20%) Open Source Development
9 31 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 31 (12.20%) Unit Testing
10 25 (9.84%) Mentoring
11 24 (9.45%) BDD
12 23 (9.06%) Coaching
13 22 (8.66%) Kanban
14 20 (7.87%) User Stories
15 17 (6.69%) Workflow
16 15 (5.91%) BPMN
16 15 (5.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 254 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (36.61%) SQL
3 46 (18.11%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.72%) Perl
5 31 (12.20%) Python
6 19 (7.48%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.54%) CoffeeScript
7 9 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.15%) C
9 5 (1.97%) C#
10 4 (1.57%) C++
10 4 (1.57%) Groovy
11 3 (1.18%) Scala
12 2 (0.79%) AspectJ
12 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.79%) XPath
12 2 (0.79%) XQuery
13 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.69%) Degree
2 9 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.15%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.79%) WCAG
4 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.15%) Ansible
2 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.18%) Kibana
2 3 (1.18%) Puppet
3 2 (0.79%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.79%) Graphite
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (25.98%) Oracle
2 45 (17.72%) Sybase
3 25 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.94%) ESRI
5 7 (2.76%) VMware
6 4 (1.57%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.18%) HP
7 3 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (0.79%) Perforce
8 2 (0.79%) Reuters
8 2 (0.79%) webMethods
9 1 (0.39%) Jaspersoft
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