Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 19 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 115 83 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.98% 7.75% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.39% 8.18% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 35
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £368 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +8.09% -15.00%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £213
90th Percentile £442 £438 £413
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £52.17 -

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 1,107 1,015 1,427
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 94.77% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 514 766
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £189 £196
90th Percentile £500 £471 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.49% -35.22% +51.52%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.08 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (67.83%) Spring
3 75 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (38.26%) SQL
5 43 (37.39%) Hibernate
6 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
7 35 (30.43%) OO
8 31 (26.96%) TDD
8 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
8 31 (26.96%) NoSQL
9 30 (26.09%) Git (software)
9 30 (26.09%) Maven
9 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (23.48%) Unix
11 26 (22.61%) Scrum
11 26 (22.61%) Relational Database
12 21 (18.26%) Data Structures
12 21 (18.26%) Subversion
13 20 (17.39%) Linux
13 20 (17.39%) Perl
13 20 (17.39%) Algorithms
13 20 (17.39%) Mercurial
14 19 (16.52%) RDBMS
15 18 (15.65%) Finance
15 18 (15.65%) Microservices
16 17 (14.78%) MongoDB
16 17 (14.78%) Jenkins
16 17 (14.78%) Sybase
17 16 (13.91%) JUnit
17 16 (13.91%) RESTful

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 10 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
1 10 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.83%) JBoss
3 8 (6.96%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.09%) Jetty
5 6 (5.22%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.61%) Apache
7 2 (1.74%) Confluence
7 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.87%) GemFire
8 1 (0.87%) JOnAS
8 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.87%) Mule
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) OpenShift
2 5 (4.35%) PaaS
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) AMQP
2 2 (1.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.96%) NoSQL
2 26 (22.61%) Relational Database
3 19 (16.52%) RDBMS
4 17 (14.78%) MongoDB
5 15 (13.04%) DB2
6 8 (6.96%) Hadoop
7 7 (6.09%) Couchbase
7 7 (6.09%) Redis
7 7 (6.09%) Riak
8 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.74%) MySQL
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 30 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 30 (26.09%) Maven
2 21 (18.26%) Subversion
3 20 (17.39%) Mercurial
4 17 (14.78%) Jenkins
5 16 (13.91%) JUnit
6 7 (6.09%) Ant
6 7 (6.09%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.09%) Selenium
6 7 (6.09%) Vagrant
7 6 (5.22%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.48%) Hudson
9 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.74%) JIRA
11 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.87%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.87%) Gradle
11 1 (0.87%) jMock
11 1 (0.87%) Mockito
11 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Front Office
3 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (67.83%) Spring
2 43 (37.39%) Hibernate
3 16 (13.91%) RESTful
4 15 (13.04%) JMS
5 14 (12.17%) J2SE
5 14 (12.17%) JPA
6 13 (11.30%) SOAP
7 12 (10.43%) HTML
7 12 (10.43%) REST
8 8 (6.96%) JSON
9 7 (6.09%) HTML5
10 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.22%) CSS
10 6 (5.22%) Kafka
10 6 (5.22%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (5.22%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (5.22%) Web Services
10 6 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (4.35%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Data Structures
2 20 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.61%) Equities
6 3 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Wiki
8 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.87%) Derivative
8 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.87%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.48%) Unix
2 20 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (2.61%) DC/OS
4 1 (0.87%) CentOS
4 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.43%) OO
3 31 (26.96%) TDD
3 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
4 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (22.61%) Scrum
6 18 (15.65%) Microservices
7 12 (10.43%) SDLC
7 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.57%) BDD
9 10 (8.70%) Business Transformation
9 10 (8.70%) Kanban
9 10 (8.70%) Multithreading
10 9 (7.83%) Concurrent Programming
10 9 (7.83%) OOD
10 9 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.09%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.09%) RUP
11 7 (6.09%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (5.22%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) SQL
3 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.39%) Perl
5 12 (10.43%) Python
6 10 (8.70%) Ruby
7 7 (6.09%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.09%) Scala
8 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.61%) VBA
9 2 (1.74%) C#
9 2 (1.74%) C++
10 1 (0.87%) XPath
10 1 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.09%) BC Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) Ansible
2 9 (7.83%) Puppet
3 8 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.09%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.61%) Apache Brooklyn
5 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.61%) Marathon
5 3 (2.61%) Mesos
5 3 (2.61%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.87%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Sybase
2 8 (6.96%) IBM
3 7 (6.09%) Perforce
4 6 (5.22%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle
6 3 (2.61%) Informatica
7 2 (1.74%) Pega
8 1 (0.87%) Google
8 1 (0.87%) Twitter