The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 13.89% 8.51% 6.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.89% 8.51% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 36 47 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 28
Median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £411 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.48% +48.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in West Lothian

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in West Lothian

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Livingston +1 5 - -
Java Developer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Lothian region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) Angular 2
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Angular 2
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) iBATIS
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle