The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 113 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 19 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.29% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.34% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
Average daily rate £400 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
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 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Scotland region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Scotland region.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 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 -11 11 £385 +6.20% 6
Stirling +4 2 £450 -
Glasgow -5 1 £300 -31.81% 1
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) TDD
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) XML
4 16 (47.06%) Spring
4 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (41.18%) JBoss
6 13 (38.24%) Scrum
6 13 (38.24%) Java EE
7 12 (35.29%) SOA
7 12 (35.29%) XSLT
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle
8 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
9 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
9 10 (29.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 10 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (26.47%) Banking
10 9 (26.47%) OO
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) JProfiler
12 7 (20.59%) MVC
12 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.59%) Linux
13 6 (17.65%) Web Services
13 6 (17.65%) JUnit
13 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
13 6 (17.65%) JPA
14 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
14 5 (14.71%) JSON

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (41.18%) JBoss
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 8 (23.53%) JProfiler
3 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.65%) JUnit
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) Maven
4 5 (14.71%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
5 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.82%) Hudson
5 3 (8.82%) jMock
5 3 (8.82%) Mockito
6 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.88%) Gradle
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Spring
1 16 (47.06%) XML
2 13 (38.24%) Java EE
3 12 (35.29%) XSLT
4 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
5 6 (17.65%) JPA
5 6 (17.65%) Web Services
6 5 (14.71%) Apache Camel
6 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) JMS
6 5 (14.71%) JSF
6 5 (14.71%) JSON
6 5 (14.71%) JSP
6 5 (14.71%) REST
7 4 (11.76%) JAXB
7 4 (11.76%) Spring Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Ext JS
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) TDD
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
5 12 (35.29%) SOA
6 10 (29.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (26.47%) OO
8 7 (20.59%) MVC
9 4 (11.76%) BDD
9 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.82%) AOP
10 3 (8.82%) SDLC
11 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.88%) ETL
11 2 (5.88%) High Availability
11 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
11 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
11 2 (5.88%) OOD
11 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Sybase
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) hybris
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Pega
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Parity Professionals
Rate: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Huxley
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago