The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 9 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.11% 6.76% 14.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 6.94% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Average daily rate £388 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
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 £43.75 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
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 West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
63 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 97.30% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 40
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.84 £13.14 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.11% -20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Livingston +4 7 £388 +3.33%
Java Developer
Scotland

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) SDLC
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) SOA
6 4 (40.00%) Spring
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) J2EE
8 2 (20.00%) JUnit
8 2 (20.00%) JDBC
8 2 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (20.00%) JMS
8 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (20.00%) iBATIS
8 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
8 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (10.00%) JIRA

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) iBATIS
3 2 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (10.00%) OLE
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM