Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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.

Senior Java Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 84 78
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.77% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £379 £413
90th Percentile £538 £436 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £373 £376
% change year-on-year +14.09% -1.00% -4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,488 1,098 1,005
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 96.23% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 625 511
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £188
90th Percentile £538 £500 £473
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 31
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% -27.47%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.90 £33.75 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.32
% change year-on-year -2.56% +12.59% -17.52%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Glasgow

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Spring
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (50.00%) Banking
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (41.67%) J2EE
7 5 (41.67%) OO
7 5 (41.67%) TDD
7 5 (41.67%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) OOP
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Selenium
8 4 (33.33%) BDD
8 4 (33.33%) Gradle
8 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
9 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (25.00%) HTML5
9 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (25.00%) Akka
9 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Jetty
2 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) MSTest
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) Akka
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 2 (16.67%) Kafka
6 2 (16.67%) OAuth
6 2 (16.67%) OAuth2
6 2 (16.67%) OpenID
6 2 (16.67%) React
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Code Coverage
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Charles River
2 3 (25.00%) Sybase