Period
to 30 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 19 108 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.35% 7.37% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 7.74% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 59 50
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +11.89%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £350
90th Percentile £539 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 757 1,395 1,502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 95.16% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 863 887
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +4.73%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +15.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.16 £35.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year +15.38% +17.26% -7.61%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Glasgow

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Glasgow.

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 30 May 2020, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Spring
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Microservices
5 7 (36.84%) MongoDB
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
7 5 (26.32%) React
7 5 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
8 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 4 (21.05%) Java SE
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) OO
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) RESTful
8 4 (21.05%) REST
8 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (21.05%) Java 8
8 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
9 3 (15.79%) User Stories

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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Liferay
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) Hazelcast
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) GitLab
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Mockito
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
3 5 (26.32%) React
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) Java SE
4 4 (21.05%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (15.79%) Redux
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Angular 2
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) GWT
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) Node.js
6 2 (10.53%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Equities
1 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Microservices
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Java 8
4 3 (15.79%) Clojure
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Scala
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Curam
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase