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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 109 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 19 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.93% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.00% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 0
Average daily rate £428 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2533 2196 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 93.09% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1083 1323
Average daily rate £372 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 105
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 10 £439 +46.25% 4
Glasgow +4 7 £305 -18.66% 2
Stirling - - - - 3
Aberdeen - - - - 2
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Spring
4 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
5 9 (37.50%) JBoss
6 8 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) JUnit
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) JSF
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) SOAP
10 4 (16.67%) UML
10 4 (16.67%) Banking
10 4 (16.67%) J2EE
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Java EE
10 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
10 4 (16.67%) JPA
10 4 (16.67%) HTML5
10 4 (16.67%) CSS3
11 3 (12.50%) RESTful
11 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 3 (12.50%) Degree
11 3 (12.50%) Maven

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Spring
2 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
3 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) JSF
5 4 (16.67%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) J2EE
5 4 (16.67%) Java EE
5 4 (16.67%) JPA
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) RESTful
6 3 (12.50%) JMS
7 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) JSP
7 2 (8.33%) EJB
7 2 (8.33%) JavaBeans
7 2 (8.33%) Struts
7 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Equities
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) JBoss
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft