Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Senior Java Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 79 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 8 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.62% 1.00% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.07% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 14
Glasgow median daily rate - £388 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.93% +25.71%
Scotland median daily rate £406 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +8.33% -9.09% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1226 1219 1702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 95.26% 94.06% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 694 895
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 51
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.24% -49.48% +77.03%
10th Percentile £12.60 £9.63 £12.10
90th Percentile £195.00 £36.25 £72.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 26 July 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (62.50%) Perforce
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) Ant
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Hudson
4 5 (62.50%) Gradle
4 5 (62.50%) Protocol Buffers
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) MiFID
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) EMIR
5 4 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (50.00%) Sybase
5 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (37.50%) RDBMS

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 1 (12.50%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) KDB
4 2 (25.00%) Kdb+
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Gradle
1 5 (62.50%) Hudson
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Private Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Protocol Buffers
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (25.00%) OOD
7 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 1 (12.50%) BDD
8 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
8 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
8 1 (12.50%) OOP
8 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (50.00%) EMIR
1 4 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Perforce
2 4 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter