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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 34 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 126 165 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.57% 6.77% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 7.29% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 102 67
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £266 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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
2604 2262 1968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.52% 92.74% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1459 1119 1016
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 58 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -16 56 £375 +7.14% 14
Glasgow -19 36 £400 +24.03% 6
Stirling - 9 £420 - 3
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 304 (100.00%) Java
2 167 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (50.33%) Spring
4 97 (31.91%) SQL
5 88 (28.95%) XML
6 87 (28.62%) Hibernate
7 85 (27.96%) J2EE
8 80 (26.32%) TDD
9 79 (25.99%) Relational Database
10 77 (25.33%) Banking
10 77 (25.33%) Finance
11 71 (23.36%) Oracle
12 69 (22.70%) JavaScript
13 59 (19.41%) JUnit
14 58 (19.08%) HTML
15 56 (18.42%) UNIX
15 56 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (18.09%) Java EE
17 54 (17.76%) OO
17 54 (17.76%) JMS
18 53 (17.43%) Web Services
19 49 (16.12%) CSS
19 49 (16.12%) JBoss
20 47 (15.46%) SOA
21 43 (14.14%) Eclipse
21 43 (14.14%) Linux
22 42 (13.82%) JSP
23 40 (13.16%) XSLT
23 40 (13.16%) PL/SQL
23 40 (13.16%) Perl

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 49 (16.12%) JBoss
2 36 (11.84%) Tomcat
3 32 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.61%) Apache
5 13 (4.28%) FileNet
6 8 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.97%) CMS
8 3 (0.99%) Jetty
8 3 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.66%) Confluence
9 2 (0.66%) Mule
9 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (0.66%) Documentum
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.66%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) IaaS
1 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.96%) HTTP
2 7 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (25.99%) Relational Database
2 34 (11.18%) RDBMS
3 20 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.25%) DB2
5 14 (4.61%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.30%) MySQL
8 6 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.99%) Big Data
12 2 (0.66%) Datomic
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.33%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (19.41%) JUnit
2 43 (14.14%) Eclipse
3 31 (10.20%) Maven
4 27 (8.88%) Selenium
5 22 (7.24%) Subversion
6 19 (6.25%) Mockito
6 19 (6.25%) JProfiler
7 17 (5.59%) CruiseControl
8 16 (5.26%) Ant
9 15 (4.93%) FitNesse
10 11 (3.62%) jMock
10 11 (3.62%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.96%) JIRA
12 7 (2.30%) Git (software)
13 5 (1.64%) JMeter
13 5 (1.64%) Build Forge
13 5 (1.64%) TestComplete
13 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
14 4 (1.32%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 77 (25.33%) Banking
1 77 (25.33%) Finance
2 25 (8.22%) Investment Banking
3 18 (5.92%) Front Office
4 5 (1.64%) Back Office
5 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (50.33%) Spring
2 88 (28.95%) XML
3 87 (28.62%) Hibernate
4 85 (27.96%) J2EE
5 58 (19.08%) HTML
6 55 (18.09%) Java EE
7 54 (17.76%) JMS
8 53 (17.43%) Web Services
9 49 (16.12%) CSS
10 42 (13.82%) JSP
11 40 (13.16%) XSLT
12 36 (11.84%) JDBC
13 35 (11.51%) JSF
14 33 (10.86%) Struts
15 32 (10.53%) jQuery
16 31 (10.20%) iBATIS
17 28 (9.21%) Ajax
18 24 (7.89%) Spring MVC
18 24 (7.89%) SOAP
19 23 (7.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.28%) Equity Derivative
3 12 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.97%) Open Source
5 6 (1.97%) Derivative
6 5 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.32%) Clustering
8 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.99%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.66%) DataPower
9 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.66%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.42%) UNIX
2 43 (14.14%) Linux
3 17 (5.59%) Windows
4 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.32%) Android
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.32%) TDD
3 56 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (17.76%) OO
5 47 (15.46%) SOA
6 38 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 29 (9.54%) MVC
8 27 (8.88%) Scrum
9 24 (7.89%) Multithreading
10 20 (6.58%) Pair Programming
10 20 (6.58%) Web Application Development
11 15 (4.93%) UML
11 15 (4.93%) Web Development
12 14 (4.61%) OOD
12 14 (4.61%) Workflow
12 14 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (4.28%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (3.95%) Document Management
14 12 (3.95%) Database Tuning
14 12 (3.95%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 304 (100.00%) Java
2 97 (31.91%) SQL
3 69 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 40 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 40 (13.16%) Perl
5 19 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.95%) C#
7 5 (1.64%) PHP
7 5 (1.64%) Ruby
8 4 (1.32%) C++
8 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.32%) Python
9 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.99%) Clojure
10 2 (0.66%) Scala
11 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.33%) XQuery
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
11 1 (0.33%) XPath
11 1 (0.33%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.28%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.99%) VCP4
4 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 71 (23.36%) Oracle
2 35 (11.51%) Sybase
3 16 (5.26%) IBM
4 6 (1.97%) Sun
5 3 (0.99%) Google
5 3 (0.99%) Pega
5 3 (0.99%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.66%) Kony
6 2 (0.66%) Yahoo!
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.33%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) CA
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