The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Software Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 66
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.56% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £344
% change year-on-year +7.14% +22.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year +6.41% -16.57%  

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 496 540 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.94% 92.62% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 303 474
Median daily rate £358 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Glasgow

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) UML
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Docker
5 5 (31.25%) Network Management
5 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Maven
6 2 (12.50%) XPath
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Microservices
6 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
6 2 (12.50%) HTTP
6 2 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) XQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Apache

Java Software Engineer 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) MVS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Network Management
4 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) XQuery
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL
5 1 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle