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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 71 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 54 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 0.78% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.83% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 6
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£440 £420 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £303 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £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
2753 2281 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.06% 93.22% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1139 1009
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 56 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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 +15 23 £440 +44.26% 3
Edinburgh -11 8 £395 -7.60% 2
Stirling - 8 £420 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (62.20%) Spring
3 39 (47.56%) Banking
4 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (41.46%) Finance
5 30 (36.59%) SQL
6 28 (34.15%) Hibernate
7 27 (32.93%) Web Services
8 23 (28.05%) JMS
9 22 (26.83%) Investment Banking
10 17 (20.73%) Sybase
11 16 (19.51%) TDD
12 15 (18.29%) JPA
13 14 (17.07%) Maven
13 14 (17.07%) RDBMS
13 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
13 14 (17.07%) XML
13 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
14 12 (14.63%) Linux
14 12 (14.63%) HTML
14 12 (14.63%) Front Office
14 12 (14.63%) Multithreading
15 11 (13.41%) RESTful
15 11 (13.41%) SOA
15 11 (13.41%) JBoss
16 10 (12.20%) SOAP
16 10 (12.20%) OOD
17 9 (10.98%) Scrum
17 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (10.98%) Java EE

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (13.41%) JBoss
2 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.66%) Jetty
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.66%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.44%) FileNet
4 1 (1.22%) Mule
4 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) RDBMS
1 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) Datomic
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Maven
2 9 (10.98%) JIRA
3 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.76%) Selenium
4 7 (8.54%) JUnit
4 7 (8.54%) Hudson
4 7 (8.54%) Artifactory
5 6 (7.32%) Ant
5 6 (7.32%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.44%) Subversion
9 1 (1.22%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.22%) Mockito
9 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 39 (47.56%) Banking
2 34 (41.46%) Finance
3 22 (26.83%) Investment Banking
4 12 (14.63%) Front Office
5 5 (6.10%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.20%) Spring
2 28 (34.15%) Hibernate
3 27 (32.93%) Web Services
4 23 (28.05%) JMS
5 15 (18.29%) JPA
6 14 (17.07%) XML
7 12 (14.63%) HTML
8 11 (13.41%) RESTful
9 10 (12.20%) SOAP
10 9 (10.98%) Java EE
11 8 (9.76%) Apache CXF
12 6 (7.32%) REST
12 6 (7.32%) J2EE
12 6 (7.32%) JSF
13 5 (6.10%) JSON
13 5 (6.10%) CSS
13 5 (6.10%) JSP
13 5 (6.10%) Spring Integration
14 4 (4.88%) Servlets
14 4 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.22%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) TDD
3 12 (14.63%) Multithreading
4 11 (13.41%) SOA
5 10 (12.20%) OOD
6 9 (10.98%) Scrum
6 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.98%) BDD
7 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.32%) OO
9 5 (6.10%) Kanban
9 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.88%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.66%) Refactoring
11 3 (3.66%) MVC
11 3 (3.66%) Workflow
12 2 (2.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (36.59%) SQL
3 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.10%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Clojure
8 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Sybase
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.22%) Sun
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