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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 36 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 112 152 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.40% 5.75% 6.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 5.99% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 85
Average daily rate £375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £498 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
2389 2536 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.76% 95.88% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1413 1027
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 75 £370 +2.77% 10
Glasgow -15 16 £265 -32.69% 10
West Lothian +4 7 £388 +3.33%
Stirling -4 5 £470 +4.44%
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Java
2 100 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (48.55%) Spring
4 82 (47.40%) TDD
5 70 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (38.15%) JBoss
7 64 (36.99%) XML
8 62 (35.84%) SOA
9 61 (35.26%) Eclipse
9 61 (35.26%) Java EE
10 57 (32.95%) Hibernate
10 57 (32.95%) Scrum
11 50 (28.90%) J2EE
12 48 (27.75%) XSLT
13 47 (27.17%) SQL
14 45 (26.01%) JProfiler
15 44 (25.43%) Oracle
16 42 (24.28%) Performance Monitoring
16 42 (24.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
17 35 (20.23%) JavaScript
18 31 (17.92%) Maven
18 31 (17.92%) Web Services
19 27 (15.61%) JUnit
19 27 (15.61%) SDLC
20 26 (15.03%) Tomcat
20 26 (15.03%) Finance
21 25 (14.45%) jQuery
22 24 (13.87%) JSF
22 24 (13.87%) Relational Database
23 22 (12.72%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 66 (38.15%) JBoss
2 26 (15.03%) Tomcat
3 22 (12.72%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.94%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.05%) Apache
5 7 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.31%) Confluence
8 3 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.16%) Documentum
9 2 (1.16%) Node.js
9 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.58%) GemFire
10 1 (0.58%) Liferay
10 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.87%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.25%) RDBMS
3 11 (6.36%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.78%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.20%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.31%) DB2
7 4 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.73%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (35.26%) Eclipse
2 45 (26.01%) JProfiler
3 31 (17.92%) Maven
4 27 (15.61%) JUnit
5 22 (12.72%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.09%) Subversion
7 13 (7.51%) Mockito
8 12 (6.94%) Git (software)
9 11 (6.36%) JIRA
10 10 (5.78%) Hudson
11 7 (4.05%) Cucumber
11 7 (4.05%) Gradle
12 6 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (3.47%) NetBeans
13 5 (2.89%) Selenium
14 4 (2.31%) ClearCase
14 4 (2.31%) FitNesse
14 4 (2.31%) jMock
15 3 (1.73%) Ant
15 3 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (15.03%) Finance
2 21 (12.14%) Banking
3 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Front Office
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (48.55%) Spring
2 64 (36.99%) XML
3 61 (35.26%) Java EE
4 57 (32.95%) Hibernate
5 50 (28.90%) J2EE
6 48 (27.75%) XSLT
7 31 (17.92%) Web Services
8 25 (14.45%) jQuery
9 24 (13.87%) JSF
10 22 (12.72%) SOAP
11 21 (12.14%) HTML
11 21 (12.14%) REST
11 21 (12.14%) RESTful
12 19 (10.98%) Drools
13 16 (9.25%) JMS
14 15 (8.67%) AngularJS
15 14 (8.09%) CSS
16 13 (7.51%) JSP
17 12 (6.94%) JPA
18 11 (6.36%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.73%) DataPower
5 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Linux
2 11 (6.36%) Unix
3 7 (4.05%) Android
3 7 (4.05%) Windows
4 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (47.40%) TDD
3 70 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (35.84%) SOA
5 57 (32.95%) Scrum
6 42 (24.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 42 (24.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 27 (15.61%) SDLC
8 20 (11.56%) OO
9 17 (9.83%) MVC
10 14 (8.09%) BPMN
11 12 (6.94%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.94%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.36%) Workflow
13 10 (5.78%) DevOps
14 8 (4.62%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.05%) BDD
15 7 (4.05%) Microservices
16 6 (3.47%) AOP
16 6 (3.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 173 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (27.17%) SQL
3 35 (20.23%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.56%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.05%) Python
6 6 (3.47%) Perl
7 4 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.31%) C
8 3 (1.73%) Scala
9 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.58%) C++
10 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) Kibana
1 7 (4.05%) logstash
1 7 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.31%) Control-M
3 2 (1.16%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 44 (25.43%) Oracle
2 9 (5.20%) Sybase
3 6 (3.47%) IBM
4 3 (1.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe
5 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.16%) Twitter
6 1 (0.58%) Cognos
6 1 (0.58%) hybris
6 1 (0.58%) Informatica
6 1 (0.58%) Kony
6 1 (0.58%) Pega
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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