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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 102 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 23 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.92% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.97% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 13
Median daily rate £360 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £345 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 - -
Senior Java Developer
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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
2145 3085 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.91% 95.01% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1603 1321
Median daily rate £350 £371 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
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 30 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 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 +13 19 £360 -7.09% 3
Glasgow +6 4 £425 +13.33% 4
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Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (56.52%) Spring
3 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (52.17%) SQL
5 19 (41.30%) Web Services
5 19 (41.30%) JBoss
6 18 (39.13%) Subversion
7 17 (36.96%) Linux
7 17 (36.96%) Hibernate
8 15 (32.61%) HTML
8 15 (32.61%) Maven
9 14 (30.43%) XML
9 14 (30.43%) Unix
9 14 (30.43%) TDD
10 13 (28.26%) JMS
10 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
10 13 (28.26%) RESTful
11 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 12 (26.09%) Perl
12 11 (23.91%) SOA
12 11 (23.91%) SOAP
12 11 (23.91%) CSS
12 11 (23.91%) NoSQL
12 11 (23.91%) JPA
12 11 (23.91%) Drools
12 11 (23.91%) Java EE
12 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
13 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
13 10 (21.74%) Finance

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 19 (41.30%) JBoss
2 2 (4.35%) GeoServer
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) SSH
1 4 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) NoSQL
2 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (19.57%) DB2
4 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.52%) GIS
7 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.35%) QGIS
8 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Subversion
2 15 (32.61%) Maven
3 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
4 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (19.57%) JUnit
5 8 (17.39%) Bower
5 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
6 7 (15.22%) Hudson
7 4 (8.70%) git-flow
7 4 (8.70%) GitLab
7 4 (8.70%) Gradle
8 2 (4.35%) DBeaver
9 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Front Office
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) Spring
2 19 (41.30%) Web Services
3 17 (36.96%) Hibernate
4 15 (32.61%) HTML
5 14 (30.43%) XML
6 13 (28.26%) JMS
6 13 (28.26%) RESTful
7 11 (23.91%) CSS
7 11 (23.91%) Drools
7 11 (23.91%) Java EE
7 11 (23.91%) JPA
7 11 (23.91%) SOAP
8 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.57%) J2SE
8 9 (19.57%) jQuery
8 9 (19.57%) Node.js
8 9 (19.57%) Sass
9 8 (17.39%) jBPM
9 8 (17.39%) XSD
10 7 (15.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) TDD
3 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.91%) SOA
4 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) SDLC
6 9 (19.57%) OO
6 9 (19.57%) OOD
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 7 (15.22%) Kanban
8 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Database Tuning
9 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (10.87%) Coaching
10 5 (10.87%) Open Source
10 5 (10.87%) Open Source Development
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) Perl
4 9 (19.57%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (15.22%) Python
6 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) AspectJ
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
1 2 (4.35%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Sybase
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) ForgeRock
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) HP