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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 79 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 51 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 0.72% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.77% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 10
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£423 £428 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £495 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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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
2893 2464 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 92.81% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1289 1063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 63 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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
Glasgow +8 21 £440 +44.26% 1
Stirling - 12 £415 -
Edinburgh -5 7 £395 -9.97% 3
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (68.35%) Spring
3 39 (49.37%) Banking
4 38 (48.10%) Finance
5 34 (43.04%) Hibernate
6 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (37.97%) Web Services
7 29 (36.71%) JMS
8 28 (35.44%) SQL
9 24 (30.38%) Investment Banking
10 18 (22.78%) JPA
10 18 (22.78%) Sybase
11 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
11 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
12 16 (20.25%) TDD
13 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.46%) XML
14 13 (16.46%) Linux
14 13 (16.46%) Front Office
15 12 (15.19%) HTML
15 12 (15.19%) Maven
16 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
16 11 (13.92%) RESTful
17 10 (12.66%) JBoss
17 10 (12.66%) SOAP
17 10 (12.66%) OOD
18 9 (11.39%) BDD
18 9 (11.39%) Java EE
18 9 (11.39%) JIRA
18 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 10 (12.66%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) FileNet
4 1 (1.27%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Mule
4 1 (1.27%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
1 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.33%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) Datomic
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Maven
2 9 (11.39%) JIRA
3 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.86%) Artifactory
4 7 (8.86%) JUnit
4 7 (8.86%) Hudson
5 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.59%) Ant
6 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.53%) Subversion
9 1 (1.27%) NUnit
9 1 (1.27%) Mockito
9 1 (1.27%) JProfiler
General
1 39 (49.37%) Banking
2 38 (48.10%) Finance
3 24 (30.38%) Investment Banking
4 13 (16.46%) Front Office
5 4 (5.06%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (68.35%) Spring
2 34 (43.04%) Hibernate
3 30 (37.97%) Web Services
4 29 (36.71%) JMS
5 18 (22.78%) JPA
6 13 (16.46%) XML
7 12 (15.19%) HTML
8 11 (13.92%) RESTful
9 10 (12.66%) SOAP
10 9 (11.39%) Java EE
11 7 (8.86%) REST
11 7 (8.86%) Spring Integration
12 5 (6.33%) J2SE
12 5 (6.33%) CSS
12 5 (6.33%) J2EE
12 5 (6.33%) JSON
12 5 (6.33%) JSF
13 4 (5.06%) Apache CXF
13 4 (5.06%) HTML5
13 4 (5.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Open Source
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) TDD
3 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.66%) OOD
5 9 (11.39%) BDD
5 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.13%) SOA
6 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.59%) OO
9 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.33%) Kanban
10 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.06%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.80%) Workflow
11 3 (3.80%) MVC
11 3 (3.80%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.53%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) C#
5 4 (5.06%) Perl
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Clojure
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Sybase
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle
2 6 (7.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.27%) Sun
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
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