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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 93 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 35 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
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£375 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £393 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
2628 2295 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 93.25% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1112 1179
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 90 119
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 September 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 September 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 - 14 £350 - 1
Edinburgh +3 12 £388 +3.33% 3
Stirling -2 7 £375 -
Fife - - - -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Spring
3 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 19 (41.30%) Hibernate
5 17 (36.96%) SOA
6 14 (30.43%) Finance
6 14 (30.43%) XML
6 14 (30.43%) JBoss
7 10 (21.74%) Front Office
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
8 9 (19.57%) Java EE
8 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
8 9 (19.57%) OO
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) J2EE
9 8 (17.39%) Web Services
9 8 (17.39%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) JSF
10 7 (15.22%) Banking
10 7 (15.22%) JPA
10 7 (15.22%) Apache CXF
10 7 (15.22%) XSLT
10 7 (15.22%) UNIX
10 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (13.04%) Sybase
11 6 (13.04%) SOAP
11 6 (13.04%) UML
11 6 (13.04%) Apache
11 6 (13.04%) Shell Script

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.35%) GemFire
3 2 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.17%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.35%) KDB
5 1 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.52%) Ant
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) JUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) JProfiler
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Front Office
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) Spring
2 19 (41.30%) Hibernate
3 14 (30.43%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) Java EE
5 8 (17.39%) JSF
5 8 (17.39%) Web Services
5 8 (17.39%) J2EE
6 7 (15.22%) XSLT
6 7 (15.22%) JPA
6 7 (15.22%) Apache CXF
7 6 (13.04%) SOAP
8 5 (10.87%) HTML
8 5 (10.87%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (8.70%) JSP
9 4 (8.70%) JMS
9 4 (8.70%) jQuery
9 4 (8.70%) REST
10 3 (6.52%) OSGi
10 3 (6.52%) CSS
10 3 (6.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Equities
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) DataPower
3 2 (4.35%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) SOA
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) OO
4 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.04%) UML
7 4 (8.70%) Use Case
7 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) OOD
8 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.35%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.70%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) JBoss
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Sybase
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Yahoo!
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) StreamBase
5 2 (4.35%) Guidewire
5 2 (4.35%) Kony
5 2 (4.35%) IBM