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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 112 109 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 14 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.75% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.79% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 15
Median daily rate £360 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 - -
Senior Java Developer
UK

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
2101 3037 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.26% 95.14% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1573 1415
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 66
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +14 12 £355 -6.88% 3
Glasgow +6 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) Spring
4 24 (51.06%) SQL
5 20 (42.55%) Web Services
5 20 (42.55%) JBoss
6 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
6 19 (40.43%) Subversion
7 16 (34.04%) TDD
7 16 (34.04%) Maven
7 16 (34.04%) Linux
7 16 (34.04%) HTML
8 15 (31.91%) XML
8 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (27.66%) RESTful
9 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
9 13 (27.66%) Unix
9 13 (27.66%) JMS
10 12 (25.53%) SOA
10 12 (25.53%) SOAP
10 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.53%) Perl
10 12 (25.53%) JPA
10 12 (25.53%) Drools
10 12 (25.53%) Java EE
11 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
11 11 (23.40%) CSS
11 11 (23.40%) Scrum
12 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.15%) jBPM

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 20 (42.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) GeoServer
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SSH
1 4 (8.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
2 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
2 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) DB2
4 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.38%) GIS
7 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.26%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Subversion
2 16 (34.04%) Maven
3 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
4 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
4 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
5 8 (17.02%) Bower
5 8 (17.02%) JUnit
6 7 (14.89%) Hudson
7 4 (8.51%) git-flow
7 4 (8.51%) GitLab
7 4 (8.51%) Gradle
8 2 (4.26%) DBeaver
9 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Front Office
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) Spring
2 20 (42.55%) Web Services
3 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
4 16 (34.04%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) XML
6 13 (27.66%) JMS
6 13 (27.66%) RESTful
7 12 (25.53%) Drools
7 12 (25.53%) Java EE
7 12 (25.53%) JPA
7 12 (25.53%) SOAP
8 11 (23.40%) CSS
9 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
9 9 (19.15%) jBPM
9 9 (19.15%) jQuery
9 9 (19.15%) Node.js
9 9 (19.15%) Sass
9 9 (19.15%) XSD
10 8 (17.02%) J2SE
10 8 (17.02%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.53%) SOA
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) SDLC
8 8 (17.02%) Kanban
8 8 (17.02%) OO
8 8 (17.02%) OOD
9 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Coaching
10 6 (12.77%) Database Tuning
10 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
10 6 (12.77%) Open Source
10 6 (12.77%) Open Source Development
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (10.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) Perl
4 9 (19.15%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
1 2 (4.26%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Sybase
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) ForgeRock
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) HP
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