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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 11.32% 8.00% 8.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.43% 8.00% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
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£450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
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
105 50 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 99.06% 100.00% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 52
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Spring
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) FileNet
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) XML
6 6 (23.08%) XSLT
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 6 (23.08%) J2EE
6 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 5 (19.23%) Workflow
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
8 4 (15.38%) Front Office
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) JRules
8 4 (15.38%) Document Management
8 4 (15.38%) Sybase
8 4 (15.38%) Dojo

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (26.92%) FileNet
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.85%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Front Office
4 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Spring
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) XML
3 6 (23.08%) XSLT
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) HTML5
4 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) JRules
5 4 (15.38%) Dojo
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) Spring Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Java SE
6 3 (11.54%) Java EE
7 2 (7.69%) JSP
7 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Murex Flex
8 1 (3.85%) JPA
8 1 (3.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.54%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Web Development
1 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
1 5 (19.23%) Workflow
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Document Management
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Programming
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) RAD
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Clojure
6 1 (3.85%) Lisp
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Sybase
4 3 (11.54%) Reuters
4 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Murex