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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 94 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 31 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
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£440 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2636 2326 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.08% 92.45% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1156 1135
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 £243 £223 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 85 101
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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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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 - 14 £413 - 1
Edinburgh -1 9 £450 +24.13% 1
Stirling - 5 - - 1
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) Spring
3 27 (44.26%) SQL
4 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (36.07%) SOA
6 20 (32.79%) Finance
7 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
8 17 (27.87%) XML
9 14 (22.95%) JBoss
9 14 (22.95%) Banking
10 11 (18.03%) Multithreading
10 11 (18.03%) Front Office
10 11 (18.03%) Apache CXF
11 10 (16.39%) SOAP
11 10 (16.39%) Web Services
11 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle
11 10 (16.39%) Sybase
11 10 (16.39%) TDD
12 9 (14.75%) Maven
12 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
12 9 (14.75%) Java EE
12 9 (14.75%) JPA
12 9 (14.75%) J2EE
12 9 (14.75%) Scrum
12 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
13 8 (13.11%) XSLT
13 8 (13.11%) UNIX
13 8 (13.11%) OO
14 7 (11.48%) JMS

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (22.95%) JBoss
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.92%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.92%) Jetty
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.28%) GemFire
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.64%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.28%) KDB
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.64%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.64%) Datomic
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Maven
2 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.56%) Ant
3 4 (6.56%) JUnit
4 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 14 (22.95%) Banking
3 11 (18.03%) Front Office
4 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) Spring
2 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
3 17 (27.87%) XML
4 11 (18.03%) Apache CXF
5 10 (16.39%) Web Services
5 10 (16.39%) SOAP
6 9 (14.75%) J2EE
6 9 (14.75%) Java EE
6 9 (14.75%) JPA
7 8 (13.11%) XSLT
8 7 (11.48%) JMS
9 6 (9.84%) HTML
9 6 (9.84%) JSF
9 6 (9.84%) jQuery
9 6 (9.84%) REST
10 5 (8.20%) OSGi
10 5 (8.20%) Apache OpenJPA
10 5 (8.20%) JSP
10 5 (8.20%) Servlets
11 4 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Equities
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Derivative
2 3 (4.92%) Open Source
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.28%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.28%) DataPower
3 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) UNIX
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) SOA
3 11 (18.03%) Multithreading
4 10 (16.39%) TDD
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.20%) OOD
8 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.56%) BDD
9 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.56%) UML
10 3 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.92%) MVC
10 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.28%) Memory Management
11 2 (3.28%) BPMN
11 2 (3.28%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.64%) Clojure
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
7 1 (1.64%) Groovy
7 1 (1.64%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
1 10 (16.39%) Sybase
2 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Yahoo!
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) StreamBase
4 2 (3.28%) Guidewire
4 2 (3.28%) Kony