The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 125 91 109
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 19 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 1.48% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.55% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 15
Median daily rate £381 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.22% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £355 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
2784 2894 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.11% 95.42% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1539 1333
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 98 77
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £40.00 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 11 £375 -8.53% 2
Glasgow -3 8 £381 -13.35% 2
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (42.11%) Spring
4 16 (42.11%) Linux
5 15 (39.47%) XML
5 15 (39.47%) TDD
6 14 (36.84%) Java EE
6 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (36.84%) JBoss
7 11 (28.95%) XSLT
7 11 (28.95%) Perl
7 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
7 11 (28.95%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) JMS
7 11 (28.95%) SOA
7 11 (28.95%) Eclipse
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 10 (26.32%) JUnit
8 10 (26.32%) Unix
8 10 (26.32%) OO
9 9 (23.68%) Sybase
9 9 (23.68%) Python
9 9 (23.68%) OOD
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) Banking
9 9 (23.68%) Subversion
9 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
9 9 (23.68%) SDLC

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (36.84%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) DB2
2 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) GIS
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Eclipse
2 10 (26.32%) JUnit
3 9 (23.68%) Subversion
4 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
5 6 (15.79%) JProfiler
6 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.53%) Maven
8 3 (7.89%) Bower
8 3 (7.89%) Hudson
9 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
9 2 (5.26%) Gradle
9 2 (5.26%) jMock
9 2 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Spring
2 15 (39.47%) XML
3 14 (36.84%) Java EE
4 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
4 11 (28.95%) JMS
4 11 (28.95%) XSLT
5 10 (26.32%) HTML
6 8 (21.05%) CSS
6 8 (21.05%) JPA
7 7 (18.42%) JSF
8 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.79%) J2SE
8 6 (15.79%) jQuery
9 5 (13.16%) Drools
10 4 (10.53%) Sass
10 4 (10.53%) SOAP
11 3 (7.89%) JDBC
11 3 (7.89%) JSON
11 3 (7.89%) JSP
11 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) SOA
5 10 (26.32%) OO
6 9 (23.68%) OOD
6 9 (23.68%) SDLC
6 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.05%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 4 (10.53%) BDD
10 3 (7.89%) BPMN
10 3 (7.89%) Database Tuning
10 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
10 3 (7.89%) Kanban
10 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
10 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) Perl
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Sybase
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Pega
Scotland
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £380 - £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago