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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 102 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 31 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.71% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
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£407 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £424 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
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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
2971 2542 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.90% 92.20% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1338 1122
Average daily rate £353 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 57 77
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 12 £375 +6.76% 3
Stirling +4 8 £410 +9.40%
Edinburgh -2 8 £413 +11.48% 1
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 76 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (78.95%) Spring
3 46 (60.53%) Hibernate
4 37 (48.68%) Banking
5 35 (46.05%) Finance
6 31 (40.79%) Investment Banking
7 28 (36.84%) SQL
8 27 (35.53%) Web Services
9 25 (32.89%) JMS
10 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (27.63%) Sybase
11 21 (27.63%) JPA
12 20 (26.32%) Relational Database
13 18 (23.68%) Linux
13 18 (23.68%) Front Office
14 17 (22.37%) RDBMS
15 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
16 15 (19.74%) HTML
16 15 (19.74%) TDD
17 13 (17.11%) OO
17 13 (17.11%) RESTful
18 12 (15.79%) Maven
19 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
19 11 (14.47%) OOD
19 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
19 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
20 10 (13.16%) UNIX
20 10 (13.16%) Oracle
20 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
20 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (10.53%) JBoss
2 7 (9.21%) FileNet
3 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.26%) Node.js
5 3 (3.95%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 17 (22.37%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.21%) DB2
4 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.32%) KDB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Maven
2 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.16%) Hudson
4 9 (11.84%) JUnit
5 7 (9.21%) JIRA
5 7 (9.21%) Selenium
6 6 (7.89%) Artifactory
7 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.58%) Subversion
8 4 (5.26%) Ant
8 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.63%) Bower
10 1 (1.32%) JProfiler
10 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.32%) Gradle
10 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
General
1 37 (48.68%) Banking
2 35 (46.05%) Finance
3 31 (40.79%) Investment Banking
4 18 (23.68%) Front Office
5 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (78.95%) Spring
2 46 (60.53%) Hibernate
3 27 (35.53%) Web Services
4 25 (32.89%) JMS
5 21 (27.63%) JPA
6 15 (19.74%) HTML
7 13 (17.11%) RESTful
8 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.84%) CSS
10 8 (10.53%) XML
10 8 (10.53%) Spring Integration
11 7 (9.21%) jQuery
11 7 (9.21%) SOAP
11 7 (9.21%) REST
12 6 (7.89%) J2SE
12 6 (7.89%) J2EE
12 6 (7.89%) Dojo
12 6 (7.89%) Java EE
13 5 (6.58%) HTML5
13 5 (6.58%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) GIS
4 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) TDD
3 13 (17.11%) OO
4 11 (14.47%) OOD
4 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.84%) Multithreading
6 9 (11.84%) BDD
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
7 8 (10.53%) Kanban
8 7 (9.21%) Refactoring
9 6 (7.89%) Wealth Management
9 6 (7.89%) Investment Management
10 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.58%) Workflow
10 5 (6.58%) SDLC
11 3 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (36.84%) SQL
3 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Perl
6 4 (5.26%) Scala
7 2 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Sybase
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Sun
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