The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 50 32
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 128 114 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.83% 3.88% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 4.18% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 58
Median daily rate £375 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -5.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2098 2725 2821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.62% 92.72% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 1521 1444
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Scotland

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +14 78 £388 +3.33% 18
Edinburgh +17 46 £363 - 8
West Lothian -3 1 £490 +15.29% 1
Moray - 1 £350 -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 249 (99.60%) Java
2 149 (59.60%) Spring
3 121 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (32.80%) SQL
5 80 (32.00%) Finance
6 64 (25.60%) Hibernate
7 62 (24.80%) TDD
8 58 (23.20%) Scrum
9 55 (22.00%) Relational Database
10 52 (20.80%) JavaScript
10 52 (20.80%) Unix
11 46 (18.40%) OO
12 44 (17.60%) Linux
13 40 (16.00%) HTML
14 38 (15.20%) Maven
15 37 (14.80%) AngularJS
16 35 (14.00%) Jenkins
16 35 (14.00%) Microservices
17 34 (13.60%) Web Services
18 33 (13.20%) OOA/OOD
19 32 (12.80%) XML
19 32 (12.80%) Oracle
19 32 (12.80%) SOAP
20 31 (12.40%) CSS
20 31 (12.40%) Software Engineering
20 31 (12.40%) Banking
21 29 (11.60%) J2EE
21 29 (11.60%) Sybase
21 29 (11.60%) Git (software)
21 29 (11.60%) Spring Boot

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 22 (8.80%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.80%) JBoss
3 10 (4.00%) Confluence
4 9 (3.60%) Apache
4 9 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.80%) CMS
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.80%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.80%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.40%) FileNet
8 1 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.80%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (4.40%) GitHub
3 10 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (3.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.00%) Relational Database
2 27 (10.80%) NoSQL
3 24 (9.60%) DB2
4 17 (6.80%) RDBMS
5 15 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.80%) MySQL
6 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.60%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.40%) KDB
9 6 (2.40%) Kdb+
9 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.00%) GIS
10 5 (2.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.20%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.40%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 38 (15.20%) Maven
2 35 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (11.60%) Git (software)
4 20 (8.00%) Ant
5 15 (6.00%) Hudson
6 14 (5.60%) Gradle
6 14 (5.60%) JUnit
7 13 (5.20%) Subversion
8 11 (4.40%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.00%) Mockito
10 9 (3.60%) Selenium
11 8 (3.20%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.60%) JIRA
13 3 (1.20%) GitLab
13 3 (1.20%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.80%) JMeter
14 2 (0.80%) jMock
14 2 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
15 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
15 1 (0.40%) NetBeans
General
1 80 (32.00%) Finance
2 31 (12.40%) Banking
3 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Front Office
4 1 (0.40%) Legal
4 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (59.60%) Spring
2 64 (25.60%) Hibernate
3 40 (16.00%) HTML
4 37 (14.80%) AngularJS
5 34 (13.60%) Web Services
6 32 (12.80%) SOAP
6 32 (12.80%) XML
7 31 (12.40%) CSS
8 29 (11.60%) J2EE
8 29 (11.60%) Spring Boot
9 26 (10.40%) JMS
10 19 (7.60%) RESTful
11 18 (7.20%) REST
12 17 (6.80%) jQuery
13 16 (6.40%) JSON
14 13 (5.20%) React
15 12 (4.80%) HTML5
16 11 (4.40%) Protocol Buffers
17 9 (3.60%) Java EE
18 8 (3.20%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.40%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.20%) Wiki
5 3 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.20%) W3C
6 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.80%) Fintech
6 2 (0.80%) iSeries
6 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.80%) User Experience
7 1 (0.40%) Derivative
7 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.80%) Unix
2 44 (17.60%) Linux
3 4 (1.60%) Android
3 4 (1.60%) Windows
4 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.80%) Debian
4 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.80%) TDD
3 58 (23.20%) Scrum
4 46 (18.40%) OO
5 35 (14.00%) Microservices
6 33 (13.20%) OOA/OOD
7 31 (12.40%) Software Engineering
8 28 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (8.80%) Test Automation
10 20 (8.00%) Low Latency
11 17 (6.80%) BDD
11 17 (6.80%) DevOps
11 17 (6.80%) Kanban
11 17 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 16 (6.40%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (6.00%) Web Development
14 14 (5.60%) SDLC
14 14 (5.60%) SOA
15 12 (4.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 249 (99.60%) Java
2 82 (32.80%) SQL
3 52 (20.80%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.20%) Perl
5 15 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.80%) Ruby
7 8 (3.20%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.20%) Scala
8 7 (2.80%) Python
9 6 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.20%) ES6
11 1 (0.40%) Go
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) VB6
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (8.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.80%) HND
3 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (3.60%) EMIR
1 9 (3.60%) MiFID
2 5 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.80%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (12.80%) Oracle
2 29 (11.60%) Sybase
3 12 (4.80%) IBM
4 11 (4.40%) Perforce
5 4 (1.60%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.20%) Vermilion
6 3 (1.20%) VMware
7 2 (0.80%) OpenText
7 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.80%) Twitter
8 1 (0.40%) ESRI
8 1 (0.40%) Google
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