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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 25 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 161 121 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.79% 4.90% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 5.25% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 60 37
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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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
2587 2305 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.06% 93.28% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1106 1163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Glasgow -9 69 £388 +3.33% 9
Edinburgh +33 64 £425 +13.33% 10
Stirling -3 12 £450 +20.00%
Aberdeen - 2 £344 - 2
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 364 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (39.84%) Spring
3 127 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (27.75%) XML
5 93 (25.55%) SQL
6 92 (25.27%) Hibernate
7 90 (24.73%) Relational Database
8 89 (24.45%) J2EE
9 88 (24.18%) JBoss
10 87 (23.90%) UNIX
11 80 (21.98%) Finance
12 77 (21.15%) Banking
13 76 (20.88%) SOA
14 74 (20.33%) Oracle
15 69 (18.96%) HTML
16 68 (18.68%) Linux
17 62 (17.03%) JavaScript
18 60 (16.48%) Web Services
19 59 (16.21%) OO
20 57 (15.66%) JMS
20 57 (15.66%) Java EE
21 54 (14.84%) TDD
22 52 (14.29%) XSLT
23 48 (13.19%) Unit Testing
24 47 (12.91%) Drools
25 45 (12.36%) Perl
26 41 (11.26%) Maven
27 40 (10.99%) JSP
28 39 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
28 39 (10.71%) Multithreading

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (9.07%) WebSphere
2 29 (7.97%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.49%) Apache
4 10 (2.75%) FileNet
5 7 (1.92%) GlassFish
5 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.65%) CMS
6 6 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.65%) Confluence
7 3 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.55%) Mule
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.55%) GemFire
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) LDAP
2 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.73%) Relational Database
2 24 (6.59%) RDBMS
3 22 (6.04%) Oracle Database
4 21 (5.77%) DB2
5 19 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.75%) Neo4j
8 8 (2.20%) KDB
9 5 (1.37%) MySQL
10 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.82%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (11.26%) Maven
2 32 (8.79%) Eclipse
3 30 (8.24%) JUnit
4 26 (7.14%) Subversion
5 22 (6.04%) Selenium
6 19 (5.22%) CruiseControl
7 15 (4.12%) JIRA
8 8 (2.20%) Ant
9 7 (1.92%) JProfiler
10 6 (1.65%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.37%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.37%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.82%) JBuilder
14 2 (0.55%) JMeter
14 2 (0.55%) Hudson
14 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.55%) Gradle
General
1 80 (21.98%) Finance
2 77 (21.15%) Banking
3 31 (8.52%) Front Office
4 18 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (39.84%) Spring
2 101 (27.75%) XML
3 92 (25.27%) Hibernate
4 89 (24.45%) J2EE
5 69 (18.96%) HTML
6 60 (16.48%) Web Services
7 57 (15.66%) JMS
7 57 (15.66%) Java EE
8 52 (14.29%) XSLT
9 47 (12.91%) Drools
10 40 (10.99%) JSP
11 38 (10.44%) REST
12 36 (9.89%) CSS
13 34 (9.34%) JSF
14 31 (8.52%) SOAP
15 29 (7.97%) Apache CXF
16 28 (7.69%) Struts
17 27 (7.42%) jBPM
18 25 (6.87%) Spring MVC
18 25 (6.87%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.02%) Equities
4 9 (2.47%) Open Source
5 8 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.65%) Derivative
7 5 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.82%) Physics
9 3 (0.82%) Ontologies
9 3 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.55%) Clustering
10 2 (0.55%) FMCG
10 2 (0.55%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 87 (23.90%) UNIX
2 68 (18.68%) Linux
3 15 (4.12%) Mac OS X
4 9 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.88%) SOA
3 59 (16.21%) OO
4 54 (14.84%) TDD
5 48 (13.19%) Unit Testing
6 39 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 36 (9.89%) BPMN
8 28 (7.69%) Scrum
9 27 (7.42%) MVC
10 22 (6.04%) Web Application Development
11 21 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 21 (5.77%) Workflow
12 19 (5.22%) UML
12 19 (5.22%) OOD
13 17 (4.67%) Web Development
14 16 (4.40%) Web Design
15 15 (4.12%) Waterfall
16 12 (3.30%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (3.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 364 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (25.55%) SQL
3 62 (17.03%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.36%) Perl
5 36 (9.89%) PL/SQL
6 35 (9.62%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.30%) Scala
8 10 (2.75%) C#
9 9 (2.47%) Python
10 5 (1.37%) Clojure
10 5 (1.37%) Groovy
11 4 (1.10%) Ruby
12 3 (0.82%) C++
13 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.27%) ClojureScript
14 1 (0.27%) AspectJ
14 1 (0.27%) Lisp
14 1 (0.27%) PHP
14 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (3.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 88 (24.18%) JBoss
2 74 (20.33%) Oracle
3 35 (9.62%) Sybase
4 25 (6.87%) IBM
5 8 (2.20%) Guidewire
6 7 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.37%) Pega
8 4 (1.10%) Perforce
8 4 (1.10%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.82%) Reuters
9 3 (0.82%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.82%) SAP
10 2 (0.55%) Adobe
10 2 (0.55%) Sun
10 2 (0.55%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.55%) Google
10 2 (0.55%) Kony
11 1 (0.27%) Twitter
11 1 (0.27%) ForgeRock
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