Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £374 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 29 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 143 83 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.13% 6.41% 6.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.68% 6.81% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 46
Glasgow median daily rate £374 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.92% -0.65% +10.71%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £308
90th Percentile £475 £450 £451
Scotland median daily rate £370 £364 £388
% change year-on-year +1.72% -6.13% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £65.00
Scotland median hourly rate £44.84 - £65.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1224 1218 1703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 95.25% 94.05% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 686 902
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £235 £213 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 51
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £13.73 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -49.98% +77.03%
10th Percentile £12.60 £9.40 £12.10
90th Percentile £195.00 £36.25 £72.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% +10.53% +5.56%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 143 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (55.24%) Spring
3 77 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (46.85%) SQL
5 50 (34.97%) Unix
6 48 (33.57%) Relational Database
7 44 (30.77%) OO
8 41 (28.67%) TDD
9 38 (26.57%) Finance
10 37 (25.87%) Hibernate
11 34 (23.78%) Sybase
12 31 (21.68%) Scrum
13 28 (19.58%) OOA/OOD
14 27 (18.88%) DB2
14 27 (18.88%) Maven
15 25 (17.48%) Perl
15 25 (17.48%) Jenkins
16 24 (16.78%) XML
16 24 (16.78%) SOAP
16 24 (16.78%) Banking
17 23 (16.08%) JMS
18 22 (15.38%) Microservices
19 20 (13.99%) JavaScript
20 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
20 19 (13.29%) NoSQL
21 17 (11.89%) Low Latency
21 17 (11.89%) Linux
21 17 (11.89%) RDBMS
22 16 (11.19%) Web Services
23 15 (10.49%) Shell Script

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.90%) Confluence
3 4 (2.80%) Apache
4 3 (2.10%) JBoss
5 1 (0.70%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.40%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (6.99%) Amazon S3
2 10 (6.99%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (4.20%) GitHub
4 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (33.57%) Relational Database
2 27 (18.88%) DB2
3 19 (13.29%) NoSQL
4 17 (11.89%) RDBMS
5 12 (8.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.20%) KDB
6 6 (4.20%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Maven
2 25 (17.48%) Jenkins
3 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.79%) Ant
4 14 (9.79%) Hudson
5 12 (8.39%) Gradle
5 12 (8.39%) JUnit
6 4 (2.80%) Subversion
7 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.10%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.10%) Mockito
8 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.70%) FishEye
9 1 (0.70%) GitLab
9 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.70%) JMeter
9 1 (0.70%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (26.57%) Finance
2 24 (16.78%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Front Office
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (55.24%) Spring
2 37 (25.87%) Hibernate
3 24 (16.78%) SOAP
3 24 (16.78%) XML
4 23 (16.08%) JMS
5 16 (11.19%) Web Services
6 14 (9.79%) J2EE
7 13 (9.09%) JSON
7 13 (9.09%) Spring Boot
8 12 (8.39%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.69%) Protocol Buffers
9 11 (7.69%) REST
10 10 (6.99%) J2SE
11 7 (4.90%) HTML
11 7 (4.90%) React
12 6 (4.20%) CSS
13 5 (3.50%) HTML5
13 5 (3.50%) JSP
13 5 (3.50%) Kafka
14 4 (2.80%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Wiki
2 6 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.40%) iSeries
5 2 (1.40%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.40%) W3C
6 1 (0.70%) AS400
6 1 (0.70%) Derivative
6 1 (0.70%) Fintech
6 1 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) STB
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.97%) Unix
2 17 (11.89%) Linux
3 2 (1.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) Android
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.77%) OO
3 41 (28.67%) TDD
4 31 (21.68%) Scrum
5 28 (19.58%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (15.38%) Microservices
7 17 (11.89%) Low Latency
8 15 (10.49%) Kanban
9 14 (9.79%) SDLC
9 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (9.09%) BDD
11 12 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (6.29%) OOD
13 9 (6.29%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (6.29%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.59%) Refactoring
14 8 (5.59%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (46.85%) SQL
3 25 (17.48%) Perl
4 20 (13.99%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.49%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.69%) Ruby
7 8 (5.59%) Scala
8 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) C#
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (6.29%) EMIR
1 9 (6.29%) MiFID
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.70%) Docker
1 1 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.70%) Netcool
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) SCOM
1 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (23.78%) Sybase
2 14 (9.79%) Perforce
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle
4 8 (5.59%) IBM
5 3 (2.10%) Twitter
6 2 (1.40%) OpenText
7 1 (0.70%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat