The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 105 104 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 29 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 1.00% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.05% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 8
Median daily rate £375 £401 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Senior Java Developer
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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
2327 3044 2602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.02% 95.13% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1544 1375
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 61
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 23 £365 -8.75% 3
Glasgow -3 5 £425 +13.33% 2
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Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) SQL
3 25 (51.02%) Spring
4 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (42.86%) HTML
5 21 (42.86%) Linux
6 19 (38.78%) JBoss
7 17 (34.69%) Subversion
8 16 (32.65%) XML
8 16 (32.65%) Unix
8 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
8 16 (32.65%) Perl
8 16 (32.65%) CSS
9 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
9 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
9 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
10 14 (28.57%) JMS
10 14 (28.57%) Web Services
11 13 (26.53%) RESTful
11 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
11 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
12 12 (24.49%) Node.js
12 12 (24.49%) OOD
12 12 (24.49%) Finance
12 12 (24.49%) TDD
13 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
13 11 (22.45%) OO
13 11 (22.45%) Python
13 11 (22.45%) Sybase
13 11 (22.45%) DB2

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (38.78%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) GeoServer
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) SSH
1 4 (8.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
2 11 (22.45%) DB2
2 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
2 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 10 (20.41%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) GIS
6 2 (4.08%) Big Data
6 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.08%) QGIS
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Subversion
2 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.45%) Maven
4 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
4 10 (20.41%) JUnit
5 9 (18.37%) Bower
6 8 (16.33%) Eclipse
6 8 (16.33%) Hudson
7 4 (8.16%) git-flow
7 4 (8.16%) GitLab
7 4 (8.16%) Gradle
8 2 (4.08%) DBeaver
9 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Front Office
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) Spring
2 21 (42.86%) HTML
3 16 (32.65%) CSS
3 16 (32.65%) XML
4 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
5 14 (28.57%) JMS
5 14 (28.57%) Web Services
6 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
6 13 (26.53%) RESTful
7 12 (24.49%) Node.js
8 11 (22.45%) Drools
8 11 (22.45%) Java EE
8 11 (22.45%) JPA
8 11 (22.45%) jQuery
8 11 (22.45%) Sass
9 10 (20.41%) J2SE
9 10 (20.41%) SOAP
10 8 (16.33%) jBPM
10 8 (16.33%) XSD
11 7 (14.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.08%) Photography
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.49%) OOD
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
4 11 (22.45%) OO
4 11 (22.45%) SDLC
5 10 (20.41%) BDD
5 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) Kanban
7 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.29%) SOA
7 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Coaching
8 6 (12.24%) Database Tuning
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.20%) Open Source
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) Perl
4 11 (22.45%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.08%) AspectJ
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
1 2 (4.08%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Sybase
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) ForgeRock
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Pega