Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 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.

Senior Java Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 78 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.43% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.39% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £379 £413 £238
90th Percentile £436 £438 £385
Scotland median daily rate £378 £388 £395
% change year-on-year -2.58% -1.90% -4.24%
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 1,115 1,016 1,427
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 94.78% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 513 767
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £186 £196
90th Percentile £500 £468 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 14
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.49% -44.16% +75.76%
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%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Perforce
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) Ant
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Hudson
5 1 (20.00%) Gradle
5 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase