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 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 89 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 39 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
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£394 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 -
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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
2586 2370 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.46% 93.01% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1134 1150
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 93 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 October 2014.

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 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 +14 16 £388 +3.33% 1
Glasgow - 14 £350 -
Stirling - 6 - -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) Spring
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.93%) SOA
5 18 (32.14%) Hibernate
6 16 (28.57%) Finance
6 16 (28.57%) XML
7 15 (26.79%) JBoss
8 12 (21.43%) Oracle
9 11 (19.64%) Banking
10 10 (17.86%) Scrum
10 10 (17.86%) TDD
10 10 (17.86%) Java EE
10 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
10 10 (17.86%) Front Office
10 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
10 10 (17.86%) Apache CXF
11 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
11 9 (16.07%) OO
11 9 (16.07%) J2EE
11 9 (16.07%) Sybase
11 9 (16.07%) Maven
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) JPA
13 7 (12.50%) XSLT
13 7 (12.50%) UNIX
13 7 (12.50%) SOAP
13 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (12.50%) Investment Banking

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 15 (26.79%) JBoss
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.36%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.57%) Jetty
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.57%) GemFire
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.79%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) KDB
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Maven
2 4 (7.14%) Ant
2 4 (7.14%) JUnit
2 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) JProfiler
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Front Office
4 7 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) Spring
2 18 (32.14%) Hibernate
3 16 (28.57%) XML
4 10 (17.86%) Java EE
4 10 (17.86%) Apache CXF
5 9 (16.07%) J2EE
6 8 (14.29%) Web Services
6 8 (14.29%) JPA
7 7 (12.50%) JSF
7 7 (12.50%) XSLT
7 7 (12.50%) SOAP
8 6 (10.71%) JSP
8 6 (10.71%) HTML
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
9 5 (8.93%) Apache OpenJPA
9 5 (8.93%) Servlets
9 5 (8.93%) OSGi
9 5 (8.93%) REST
10 4 (7.14%) CSS
10 4 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Equities
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Derivative
2 2 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
2 2 (3.57%) DataPower
2 2 (3.57%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) SOA
3 10 (17.86%) TDD
3 10 (17.86%) Scrum
3 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.93%) UML
6 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.14%) BDD
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (7.14%) OOD
8 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.36%) Use Case
9 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.57%) BPEL
9 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.57%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) XPath
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) XQuery
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Sybase
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Yahoo!
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) StreamBase
4 2 (3.57%) Guidewire
4 2 (3.57%) Kony
4 2 (3.57%) IBM