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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 87 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 34 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 0.78% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.84% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 3
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£433 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.49% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £304 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
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
2600 2269 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.48% 92.69% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1118 1028
Average daily rate £375 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 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 3 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 +5 13 £440 +44.26%
Edinburgh -5 9 £380 -5.88% 7
Stirling - 4 £415 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 68 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (58.82%) Spring
3 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (44.12%) Banking
5 28 (41.18%) SQL
6 26 (38.24%) Finance
7 21 (30.88%) Web Services
8 20 (29.41%) Hibernate
9 16 (23.53%) JMS
10 14 (20.59%) Sybase
11 13 (19.12%) XML
11 13 (19.12%) SOA
11 13 (19.12%) Investment Banking
12 12 (17.65%) Maven
12 12 (17.65%) RDBMS
12 12 (17.65%) SOAP
12 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
13 11 (16.18%) JBoss
13 11 (16.18%) J2EE
13 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
13 11 (16.18%) TDD
14 10 (14.71%) Java EE
14 10 (14.71%) Multithreading
14 10 (14.71%) JPA
14 10 (14.71%) HTML
15 9 (13.24%) Linux
15 9 (13.24%) UNIX
15 9 (13.24%) Apache CXF
15 9 (13.24%) RESTful
16 8 (11.76%) JSP

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (16.18%) JBoss
2 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Jetty
4 3 (4.41%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.94%) Mule
5 2 (2.94%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.94%) FileNet
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.88%) DB2
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.94%) Datomic
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Maven
2 8 (11.76%) JUnit
3 7 (10.29%) Ant
4 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.88%) JIRA
5 4 (5.88%) Selenium
5 4 (5.88%) Hudson
5 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.94%) Subversion
8 1 (1.47%) NUnit
8 1 (1.47%) Mockito
8 1 (1.47%) JProfiler
General
1 30 (44.12%) Banking
2 26 (38.24%) Finance
3 13 (19.12%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Front Office
5 5 (7.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) Spring
2 21 (30.88%) Web Services
3 20 (29.41%) Hibernate
4 16 (23.53%) JMS
5 13 (19.12%) XML
6 12 (17.65%) SOAP
7 11 (16.18%) J2EE
8 10 (14.71%) HTML
8 10 (14.71%) Java EE
8 10 (14.71%) JPA
9 9 (13.24%) Apache CXF
9 9 (13.24%) RESTful
10 8 (11.76%) JSP
10 8 (11.76%) Servlets
11 7 (10.29%) CSS
11 7 (10.29%) JSF
12 6 (8.82%) jQuery
13 5 (7.35%) REST
14 4 (5.88%) Ajax
14 4 (5.88%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.41%) Derivative
2 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.94%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.94%) DataPower
3 2 (2.94%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.47%) Equities
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) GIS
4 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) UNIX
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) SOA
3 11 (16.18%) TDD
4 10 (14.71%) Multithreading
5 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.82%) BDD
6 6 (8.82%) OOD
7 5 (7.35%) Scrum
7 5 (7.35%) MVC
7 5 (7.35%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) Database Tuning
9 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.41%) UML
9 3 (4.41%) Workflow
10 2 (2.94%) Web Design
10 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) Clojure
9 1 (1.47%) XPath
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Sybase
2 7 (10.29%) IBM
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.94%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.94%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) Kony
4 1 (1.47%) Sun
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