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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 24 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 167 81 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.96% 3.22% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 3.47% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 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 £278 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
2616 2331 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 92.57% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1126 1122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 93 106
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 +41 82 £375 +7.14% 8
Glasgow -1 55 £400 +18.51% 5
Stirling - 15 £488 - 2
Aberdeen - 4 £350 - 2
West Lothian - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 3
Highlands - - - -
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 348 (100.00%) Java
2 139 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (39.37%) Spring
4 109 (31.32%) XML
5 96 (27.59%) JBoss
6 90 (25.86%) SOA
7 88 (25.29%) Hibernate
8 86 (24.71%) SQL
9 81 (23.28%) J2EE
10 73 (20.98%) Relational Database
11 70 (20.11%) Oracle
12 69 (19.83%) Banking
12 69 (19.83%) Java EE
13 67 (19.25%) Finance
14 66 (18.97%) TDD
15 61 (17.53%) UNIX
16 60 (17.24%) OO
17 57 (16.38%) JavaScript
18 54 (15.52%) XSLT
19 52 (14.94%) Web Services
19 52 (14.94%) HTML
20 48 (13.79%) Linux
21 47 (13.51%) JMS
22 46 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (12.93%) Maven
24 43 (12.36%) JSF
24 43 (12.36%) JSP
25 41 (11.78%) Perl
26 39 (11.21%) Drools
27 37 (10.63%) BPMN

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 96 (27.59%) JBoss
2 32 (9.20%) Tomcat
3 30 (8.62%) WebSphere
4 23 (6.61%) Apache
5 13 (3.74%) FileNet
6 10 (2.87%) CMS
7 7 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.72%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (1.44%) Confluence
9 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.86%) Jetty
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (0.57%) GemFire
11 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.29%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (20.98%) Relational Database
2 29 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 21 (6.03%) Oracle Database
4 18 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (4.60%) DB2
6 12 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (3.16%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.59%) MySQL
8 9 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.01%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.01%) KDB
10 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.86%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.86%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.86%) Big Data
11 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.29%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.29%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (12.93%) Maven
2 37 (10.63%) Eclipse
3 35 (10.06%) JUnit
4 21 (6.03%) Selenium
5 18 (5.17%) CruiseControl
6 17 (4.89%) Subversion
7 15 (4.31%) JIRA
7 15 (4.31%) JProfiler
8 10 (2.87%) Ant
8 10 (2.87%) FitNesse
9 7 (2.01%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.01%) Mockito
10 5 (1.44%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.44%) jMock
10 5 (1.44%) JMeter
10 5 (1.44%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (0.86%) JBuilder
12 3 (0.86%) HttpUnit
General
1 69 (19.83%) Banking
2 67 (19.25%) Finance
3 25 (7.18%) Front Office
4 13 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.57%) Retail
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (39.37%) Spring
2 109 (31.32%) XML
3 88 (25.29%) Hibernate
4 81 (23.28%) J2EE
5 69 (19.83%) Java EE
6 54 (15.52%) XSLT
7 52 (14.94%) HTML
7 52 (14.94%) Web Services
8 47 (13.51%) JMS
9 43 (12.36%) JSP
9 43 (12.36%) JSF
10 39 (11.21%) Drools
11 33 (9.48%) CSS
12 32 (9.20%) SOAP
12 32 (9.20%) Apache CXF
12 32 (9.20%) jQuery
13 29 (8.33%) jBPM
14 27 (7.76%) Struts
14 27 (7.76%) JDBC
14 27 (7.76%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.45%) Open Source
2 12 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.30%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.44%) Equities
6 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.86%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (0.86%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.86%) Derivative
7 3 (0.86%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.57%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.57%) Clustering
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.53%) UNIX
2 48 (13.79%) Linux
3 14 (4.02%) Windows
4 5 (1.44%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.15%) Android
5 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (25.86%) SOA
3 66 (18.97%) TDD
4 60 (17.24%) OO
5 46 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (10.63%) BPMN
7 35 (10.06%) Unit Testing
8 32 (9.20%) Multithreading
8 32 (9.20%) Scrum
9 30 (8.62%) MVC
10 22 (6.32%) Web Application Development
10 22 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (5.75%) Workflow
12 17 (4.89%) UML
13 15 (4.31%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.02%) Web Development
15 13 (3.74%) OOD
16 12 (3.45%) Pair Programming
17 10 (2.87%) Web Design
17 10 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 348 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (24.71%) SQL
3 57 (16.38%) JavaScript
4 41 (11.78%) Perl
5 35 (10.06%) PL/SQL
6 30 (8.62%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.45%) Scala
8 7 (2.01%) Ruby
9 6 (1.72%) C#
9 6 (1.72%) Python
10 5 (1.44%) PHP
10 5 (1.44%) C++
10 5 (1.44%) Groovy
11 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.57%) Clojure
13 1 (0.29%) ClojureScript
13 1 (0.29%) XPath
13 1 (0.29%) AspectJ
13 1 (0.29%) XQuery
13 1 (0.29%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 14 (4.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) PhD
3 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 70 (20.11%) Oracle
2 20 (5.75%) Sybase
3 19 (5.46%) IBM
4 9 (2.59%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.44%) Pega
7 4 (1.15%) Perforce
8 3 (0.86%) SAP
8 3 (0.86%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.57%) Kony
9 2 (0.57%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.57%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe
10 1 (0.29%) CA
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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