The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 12 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.50% 13.24% 8.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.84% 13.64% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £385 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £309 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £409 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.77% -0.64%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 97.32% 97.06% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 46
Average daily rate £410 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Stirling region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) Spring
3 16 (50.00%) Finance
3 16 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (46.88%) Web Services
5 14 (43.75%) Banking
6 12 (37.50%) JPA
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
9 9 (28.13%) JMS
10 8 (25.00%) HTML
10 8 (25.00%) J2EE
10 8 (25.00%) FileNet
10 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 7 (21.88%) Apache Flex
11 7 (21.88%) Sybase
11 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
11 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
12 6 (18.75%) HTML5
12 6 (18.75%) UNIX
12 6 (18.75%) Workflow
13 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 5 (15.63%) Spring Integration
13 5 (15.63%) TestComplete
13 5 (15.63%) Document Management
13 5 (15.63%) Build Forge
14 4 (12.50%) RESTful
14 4 (12.50%) IBM

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) FileNet
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) FileNet Content Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) Datomic
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.63%) TestComplete
2 5 (15.63%) Build Forge
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) Spring
2 16 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 15 (46.88%) Web Services
4 12 (37.50%) JPA
5 9 (28.13%) JMS
6 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) J2EE
7 7 (21.88%) Apache Flex
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) Spring Integration
10 4 (12.50%) RESTful
11 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.25%) REST
11 2 (6.25%) jQuery
11 2 (6.25%) Struts
11 2 (6.25%) Java EE
11 2 (6.25%) Dojo
11 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
11 2 (6.25%) JSP
11 2 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) Document Management
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) V-Model
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) UML
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.13%) E-business
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Clojure
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Sybase
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Pega