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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 12 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.05% 13.16% 9.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.20% 13.70% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
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£413 £343 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -17.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £293 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £406 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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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 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
82 73 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 98.80% 96.05% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 57
Average daily rate £425 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £9.62 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.54% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (78.26%) Spring
3 14 (60.87%) Hibernate
3 14 (60.87%) Web Services
4 12 (52.17%) JPA
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) Banking
7 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
7 8 (34.78%) JMS
8 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (26.09%) J2EE
9 6 (26.09%) FileNet
10 5 (21.74%) Workflow
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) Spring Integration
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
12 3 (13.04%) SOA
12 3 (13.04%) IBM
12 3 (13.04%) HTML
12 3 (13.04%) OO
12 3 (13.04%) Dojo
12 3 (13.04%) Document Management
12 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
12 3 (13.04%) HTML5
13 2 (8.70%) AngularJS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (26.09%) FileNet
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Documentum
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) FileNet Content Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.35%) Build Forge
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) Spring
2 14 (60.87%) Hibernate
2 14 (60.87%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) JPA
4 8 (34.78%) JMS
5 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) Spring Integration
7 4 (17.39%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) Dojo
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.70%) REST
9 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
9 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 2 (8.70%) JSP
9 2 (8.70%) Servlets
10 1 (4.35%) SOAP
10 1 (4.35%) Struts
10 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Workflow
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) OO
2 3 (13.04%) Document Management
2 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) RAD
3 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) V-Model
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Pega