The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 May 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 128 90
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 17 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.90% 0.79% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.85% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 19
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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 1808 2696 2858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.21% 92.90% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1519 1493
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 96
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year - +8.29%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Scotland

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Edinburgh +13 11 £413 +10.00% 4
Glasgow +5 6 - - 3
Senior Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Spring
4 14 (50.00%) Scrum
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
6 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
7 11 (39.29%) TDD
7 11 (39.29%) HTML
7 11 (39.29%) jQuery
7 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
8 10 (35.71%) Maven
9 9 (32.14%) CSS
9 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (28.57%) Gradle
10 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 8 (28.57%) Ant
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 8 (28.57%) OO
11 7 (25.00%) SOAP
11 7 (25.00%) XML
11 7 (25.00%) Sass
11 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 7 (25.00%) Hudson
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (21.43%) HTML5
12 6 (21.43%) BDD

Senior 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) CMS
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.57%) Mule
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (21.43%) DB2
4 5 (17.86%) MySQL
5 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 3 (10.71%) Data Mart
7 2 (7.14%) KDB
7 2 (7.14%) Kdb+
8 1 (3.57%) GIS
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (35.71%) Maven
4 8 (28.57%) Ant
4 8 (28.57%) Gradle
5 7 (25.00%) Hudson
6 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 4 (14.29%) Selenium
6 4 (14.29%) Subversion
7 3 (10.71%) Mockito
8 2 (7.14%) JUnit
9 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Spring
2 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
3 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) jQuery
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) Sass
6 7 (25.00%) SOAP
6 7 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 6 (21.43%) J2EE
7 6 (21.43%) Java EE
8 5 (17.86%) JSON
8 5 (17.86%) React
8 5 (17.86%) RESTful
9 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 4 (14.29%) CSS3
9 4 (14.29%) Ember.js
9 4 (14.29%) Node.js
9 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (21.43%) BDD
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) Kanban
8 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 4 (14.29%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
9 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
10 3 (10.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) ES6
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (14.29%) EMIR
1 4 (14.29%) MiFID
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Perforce
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) Vermilion
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter