The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 46 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 38 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 4.28% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 4.58% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 12
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£394 £368 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
Java Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1366 1136 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.40% 93.57% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 692 338
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £13.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (59.00%) Spring
4 44 (44.00%) TDD
5 43 (43.00%) J2EE
6 36 (36.00%) SQL
6 36 (36.00%) XML
7 35 (35.00%) Oracle
8 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
9 33 (33.00%) Hibernate
10 29 (29.00%) JUnit
10 29 (29.00%) JSP
10 29 (29.00%) Relational Database
11 26 (26.00%) JBoss
11 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (25.00%) Finance
12 25 (25.00%) CSS
12 25 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 23 (23.00%) Struts
14 22 (22.00%) UNIX
14 22 (22.00%) Tomcat
14 22 (22.00%) Selenium
15 21 (21.00%) Ajax
15 21 (21.00%) Banking
15 21 (21.00%) PL/SQL
15 21 (21.00%) SDLC
16 19 (19.00%) Web Services
16 19 (19.00%) JSF
17 18 (18.00%) Web Application Development
18 16 (16.00%) Maven

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (26.00%) JBoss
2 22 (22.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.00%) Confluence
6 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) Intranet
3 2 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.00%) DB2
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (29.00%) JUnit
2 22 (22.00%) Selenium
3 16 (16.00%) Maven
4 14 (14.00%) Mockito
5 13 (13.00%) Subversion
6 12 (12.00%) JIRA
6 12 (12.00%) Ant
6 12 (12.00%) Eclipse
7 11 (11.00%) CruiseControl
8 10 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 9 (9.00%) FitNesse
10 8 (8.00%) jMock
11 6 (6.00%) JProfiler
11 6 (6.00%) Hudson
11 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
12 5 (5.00%) Artifactory
12 5 (5.00%) WebDriver
13 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
13 4 (4.00%) NetBeans
14 3 (3.00%) NUnit
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (59.00%) Spring
2 43 (43.00%) J2EE
3 36 (36.00%) XML
4 33 (33.00%) Hibernate
5 29 (29.00%) JSP
6 25 (25.00%) CSS
7 23 (23.00%) Struts
8 21 (21.00%) Ajax
9 19 (19.00%) JSF
9 19 (19.00%) Web Services
10 16 (16.00%) XSLT
10 16 (16.00%) JDBC
10 16 (16.00%) HTML
10 16 (16.00%) iBATIS
11 15 (15.00%) Java EE
12 14 (14.00%) jQuery
12 14 (14.00%) JMS
13 12 (12.00%) Spring MVC
14 11 (11.00%) Spring Web Flow
14 11 (11.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.00%) GIS
3 2 (2.00%) PKI
3 2 (2.00%) Derivative
3 2 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.00%) Equities
4 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) UNIX
2 14 (14.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.00%) TDD
3 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 21 (21.00%) SDLC
6 18 (18.00%) Web Application Development
7 16 (16.00%) OO
8 15 (15.00%) MVC
9 11 (11.00%) Pair Programming
10 10 (10.00%) Web Development
10 10 (10.00%) UML
11 8 (8.00%) OOD
11 8 (8.00%) BDD
12 7 (7.00%) SOA
13 6 (6.00%) CRM
13 6 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (6.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 5 (5.00%) Scrum
14 5 (5.00%) Refactoring
14 5 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (36.00%) SQL
3 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.00%) PL/SQL
5 15 (15.00%) Perl
6 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.00%) C#
8 2 (2.00%) PHP
8 2 (2.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Sun Certification
2 6 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) Sun
3 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.00%) Sybase
3 2 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.00%) Google
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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