The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 109 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£353 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2546 2309 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.28% 93.90% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1120 1127
Average daily rate £373 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Java Developer
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Glasgow +4 9 £351 -19.71% 2
Stirling -1 5 £375 -
Edinburgh -14 4 £370 -4.51% 2
Aberdeen - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Spring
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) Hibernate
5 11 (28.95%) Scrum
5 11 (28.95%) JBoss
6 9 (23.68%) Web Services
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) JSF
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) Front Office
8 6 (15.79%) Equities
8 6 (15.79%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) XML
8 6 (15.79%) UNIX
8 6 (15.79%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
9 5 (13.16%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (13.16%) JPA
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) UML
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) C#
9 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
10 4 (10.53%) JUnit
10 4 (10.53%) XSLT
10 4 (10.53%) SOAP
10 4 (10.53%) J2EE
10 4 (10.53%) OO

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (5.26%) GemFire
2 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) KDB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Front Office
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Spring
2 15 (39.47%) Hibernate
3 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) JSF
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) XML
6 5 (13.16%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (13.16%) JPA
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) XSLT
7 4 (10.53%) SOAP
7 4 (10.53%) J2EE
7 4 (10.53%) Java EE
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
7 4 (10.53%) CSS3
8 3 (7.89%) Apache CXF
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) Java SE
8 3 (7.89%) JMS
9 2 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Equities
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Scrum
2 6 (15.79%) SOA
2 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) UML
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Use Case
6 2 (5.26%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) JBoss
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
3 2 (5.26%) StreamBase
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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