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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 26 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 81 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.59% 3.33% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 3.63% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 5
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£375 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
Java Developer
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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
1386 1103 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.59% 91.84% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 569 446
Average daily rate £389 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £35.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (50.64%) JBoss
4 64 (41.03%) XML
5 59 (37.82%) SOA
6 50 (32.05%) Java EE
7 47 (30.13%) TDD
8 40 (25.64%) Spring
9 39 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 38 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (22.44%) Eclipse
12 32 (20.51%) BPMN
13 31 (19.87%) XSLT
13 31 (19.87%) J2EE
14 30 (19.23%) JSF
15 28 (17.95%) Scrum
15 28 (17.95%) Drools
16 26 (16.67%) Apache CXF
17 25 (16.03%) Relational Database
17 25 (16.03%) Maven
17 25 (16.03%) jBPM
18 24 (15.38%) Web Services
19 21 (13.46%) SOAP
19 21 (13.46%) JSP
20 20 (12.82%) JUnit
20 20 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
21 19 (12.18%) JProfiler
21 19 (12.18%) Oracle
22 18 (11.54%) RichFaces
23 17 (10.90%) Tomcat

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 79 (50.64%) JBoss
2 17 (10.90%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.05%) Apache
4 10 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.21%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.56%) CMS
6 4 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.92%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.92%) Jetty
7 3 (1.92%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.56%) MySQL
3 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.92%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (22.44%) Eclipse
2 25 (16.03%) Maven
3 20 (12.82%) JUnit
4 19 (12.18%) JProfiler
5 11 (7.05%) Subversion
5 11 (7.05%) FitNesse
6 10 (6.41%) JIRA
7 9 (5.77%) Mockito
8 7 (4.49%) jMock
9 5 (3.21%) Selenium
10 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.56%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.56%) JMeter
11 3 (1.92%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.92%) JBuilder
11 3 (1.92%) HttpUnit
12 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.28%) Gradle
12 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (8.33%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (41.03%) XML
2 50 (32.05%) Java EE
3 40 (25.64%) Spring
4 39 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 31 (19.87%) XSLT
5 31 (19.87%) J2EE
6 30 (19.23%) JSF
7 28 (17.95%) Drools
8 26 (16.67%) Apache CXF
9 25 (16.03%) jBPM
10 24 (15.38%) Web Services
11 21 (13.46%) JSP
11 21 (13.46%) SOAP
12 18 (11.54%) RichFaces
13 16 (10.26%) jQuery
14 15 (9.62%) RESTful
14 15 (9.62%) JDBC
15 14 (8.97%) iBATIS
16 13 (8.33%) HTML
16 13 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Open Source
2 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.92%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.92%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.05%) UNIX
2 4 (2.56%) Linux
2 4 (2.56%) Android
2 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.64%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) AIX
3 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (37.82%) SOA
3 47 (30.13%) TDD
4 38 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (20.51%) BPMN
6 28 (17.95%) Scrum
7 20 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 12 (7.69%) OO
9 12 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.77%) Workflow
11 8 (5.13%) UML
11 8 (5.13%) Web Application Development
11 8 (5.13%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.49%) Web Design
13 5 (3.21%) Project Management
13 5 (3.21%) MVC
13 5 (3.21%) CRM
14 3 (1.92%) E-Commerce
14 3 (1.92%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (9.62%) SQL
3 9 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.77%) Perl
4 7 (4.49%) Ruby
5 5 (3.21%) Groovy
5 5 (3.21%) PHP
5 5 (3.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.28%) Scala
8 2 (1.28%) Python
8 2 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) C#
9 1 (0.64%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (12.18%) Oracle
2 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.21%) Pega
4 4 (2.56%) IBM
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