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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 100 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 29 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £424 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.23% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £40.00
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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
2794 2490 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.07% 91.14% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1364 1140
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 63 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.35 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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
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 June 2015. 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 +3 13 £375 +6.76%
Stirling +7 8 £388 - 1
Edinburgh -3 6 £385 +21.25% 1
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (72.84%) Spring
3 44 (54.32%) Banking
4 40 (49.38%) Hibernate
4 40 (49.38%) Finance
5 31 (38.27%) Investment Banking
6 30 (37.04%) Web Services
6 30 (37.04%) JMS
7 29 (35.80%) SQL
8 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (29.63%) Sybase
10 19 (23.46%) Linux
10 19 (23.46%) JPA
10 19 (23.46%) Relational Database
11 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
11 17 (20.99%) RDBMS
12 16 (19.75%) Front Office
12 16 (19.75%) TDD
13 14 (17.28%) HTML
14 13 (16.05%) OOD
14 13 (16.05%) Maven
15 12 (14.81%) RESTful
16 11 (13.58%) JIRA
16 11 (13.58%) XML
17 10 (12.35%) JUnit
17 10 (12.35%) Selenium
17 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
17 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
17 10 (12.35%) BDD
18 9 (11.11%) Hudson

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 7 (8.64%) JBoss
2 6 (7.41%) FileNet
3 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) Relational Database
2 17 (20.99%) RDBMS
3 9 (11.11%) DB2
4 5 (6.17%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) KDB
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Maven
2 11 (13.58%) JIRA
3 10 (12.35%) Selenium
3 10 (12.35%) JUnit
3 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.11%) Hudson
4 9 (11.11%) Artifactory
5 8 (9.88%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.41%) Ant
7 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.23%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.23%) Gradle
General
1 44 (54.32%) Banking
2 40 (49.38%) Finance
3 31 (38.27%) Investment Banking
4 16 (19.75%) Front Office
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (72.84%) Spring
2 40 (49.38%) Hibernate
3 30 (37.04%) JMS
3 30 (37.04%) Web Services
4 19 (23.46%) JPA
5 14 (17.28%) HTML
6 12 (14.81%) RESTful
7 11 (13.58%) XML
8 9 (11.11%) Java EE
9 8 (9.88%) J2SE
10 7 (8.64%) SOAP
10 7 (8.64%) CSS
10 7 (8.64%) Spring Integration
11 6 (7.41%) REST
11 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.17%) Dojo
13 4 (4.94%) JSON
13 4 (4.94%) HTML5
13 4 (4.94%) Drools
13 4 (4.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.23%) Derivative
3 1 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) TDD
3 13 (16.05%) OOD
4 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.35%) BDD
5 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.11%) OO
6 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.64%) Scrum
7 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.41%) Kanban
8 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.41%) Wealth Management
9 5 (6.17%) Refactoring
9 5 (6.17%) Workflow
10 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.94%) Database Tuning
10 4 (4.94%) SDLC
11 3 (3.70%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (35.80%) SQL
3 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.17%) Perl
5 4 (4.94%) Scala
6 3 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Sybase
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Sun
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
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