The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £359 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.81% 6.07% 6.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.40% 6.49% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 33
Median daily rate £359 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £327 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  

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 548 616 856
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.32% 93.47% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 334 477
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 27
Median hourly rate £17.39 £30.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.03% +29.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 23 April 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 83 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (54.22%) Spring
4 42 (50.60%) SQL
5 35 (42.17%) Unix
5 35 (42.17%) Relational Database
6 33 (39.76%) OO
7 28 (33.73%) Finance
8 26 (31.33%) OOA/OOD
9 21 (25.30%) SOAP
9 21 (25.30%) Scrum
9 21 (25.30%) Banking
9 21 (25.30%) Microservices
10 20 (24.10%) Sybase
11 19 (22.89%) DB2
12 18 (21.69%) XML
12 18 (21.69%) JMS
13 17 (20.48%) Hibernate
14 16 (19.28%) TDD
14 16 (19.28%) Maven
15 15 (18.07%) Perl
15 15 (18.07%) Low Latency
15 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
15 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
16 14 (16.87%) Linux
17 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.46%) Oracle
18 12 (14.46%) HTML
19 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
19 11 (13.25%) Web Services

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 9 (10.84%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (9.64%) Confluence
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.41%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.61%) GitHub
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.89%) DB2
3 9 (10.84%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.61%) KDB
7 3 (3.61%) Kdb+
8 2 (2.41%) MySQL
9 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.20%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Maven
2 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
4 11 (13.25%) Hudson
5 9 (10.84%) Ant
5 9 (10.84%) Gradle
6 7 (8.43%) JUnit
7 3 (3.61%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.41%) Grunt
8 2 (2.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.41%) Mockito
8 2 (2.41%) Subversion
9 1 (1.20%) Concordion
9 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.20%) JBehave
9 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.20%) Selenium
9 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (54.22%) Spring
2 21 (25.30%) SOAP
3 18 (21.69%) JMS
3 18 (21.69%) XML
4 17 (20.48%) Hibernate
5 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
6 12 (14.46%) HTML
7 11 (13.25%) REST
7 11 (13.25%) Web Services
8 10 (12.05%) JSON
9 9 (10.84%) Protocol Buffers
10 8 (9.64%) CSS
11 7 (8.43%) J2SE
12 5 (6.02%) J2EE
13 4 (4.82%) Angular 2
13 4 (4.82%) Ext JS
13 4 (4.82%) HTML5
13 4 (4.82%) jQuery
13 4 (4.82%) Spring Boot
13 4 (4.82%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Wiki
2 3 (3.61%) Derivative
2 3 (3.61%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (2.41%) iSeries
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.41%) W3C
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) Fintech
4 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.17%) Unix
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.76%) OO
3 26 (31.33%) OOA/OOD
4 21 (25.30%) Microservices
4 21 (25.30%) Scrum
5 16 (19.28%) TDD
6 15 (18.07%) Low Latency
7 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.84%) Refactoring
9 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.84%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (9.64%) SOA
11 7 (8.43%) SDLC
12 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.23%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (7.23%) OOD
13 5 (6.02%) MVC
13 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (50.60%) SQL
3 15 (18.07%) Perl
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (2.41%) Python
7 2 (2.41%) XPath
7 2 (2.41%) XQuery
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) C#
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) MiFID
2 6 (7.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (7.23%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Sybase
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) IBM
3 9 (10.84%) Perforce
4 2 (2.41%) OpenText
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
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