The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 40 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 60 53 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.73% 3.34% 6.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 3.52% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 60
Median daily rate £350 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £335 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
1219 1505 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.14% 94.89% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 770 709
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (60.20%) JBoss
3 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (45.92%) Hibernate
4 45 (45.92%) Spring
5 40 (40.82%) Java EE
6 38 (38.78%) Web Services
7 37 (37.76%) HTML
8 35 (35.71%) Maven
9 34 (34.69%) XML
9 34 (34.69%) SOAP
9 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (33.67%) Drools
10 33 (33.67%) Scrum
11 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
11 31 (31.63%) TDD
11 31 (31.63%) JSF
12 30 (30.61%) SOA
13 29 (29.59%) SQL
13 29 (29.59%) Subversion
13 29 (29.59%) JPA
14 26 (26.53%) Open Source
14 26 (26.53%) jBPM
14 26 (26.53%) Eclipse
15 25 (25.51%) Oracle
16 23 (23.47%) XSLT
16 23 (23.47%) RESTful
17 22 (22.45%) RichFaces
17 22 (22.45%) Mentoring
18 21 (21.43%) CSS

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 59 (60.20%) JBoss
2 7 (7.14%) GeoServer
2 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) SSH
1 4 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) NoSQL
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.20%) GIS
3 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.10%) QGIS
7 3 (3.06%) Spatial Data
8 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.02%) DB2
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) Maven
2 29 (29.59%) Subversion
3 26 (26.53%) Eclipse
4 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
5 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 14 (14.29%) JIRA
6 11 (11.22%) JUnit
7 10 (10.20%) JBehave
8 9 (9.18%) Gradle
9 8 (8.16%) Bower
10 7 (7.14%) GitLab
10 7 (7.14%) Hudson
11 5 (5.10%) Cobertura
11 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
11 5 (5.10%) JProfiler
11 5 (5.10%) Selenium
12 4 (4.08%) git-flow
13 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
13 2 (2.04%) DBeaver
13 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.02%) Advertising
1 1 (1.02%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.92%) Hibernate
1 45 (45.92%) Spring
2 40 (40.82%) Java EE
3 38 (38.78%) Web Services
4 37 (37.76%) HTML
5 34 (34.69%) SOAP
5 34 (34.69%) XML
6 33 (33.67%) Drools
7 31 (31.63%) JSF
8 29 (29.59%) JPA
9 26 (26.53%) jBPM
10 23 (23.47%) RESTful
10 23 (23.47%) XSLT
11 22 (22.45%) RichFaces
12 21 (21.43%) CSS
13 19 (19.39%) AngularJS
13 19 (19.39%) jQuery
14 15 (15.31%) Node.js
15 14 (14.29%) J2EE
15 14 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) User Experience
2 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Photography
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Linux
2 8 (8.16%) Unix
3 6 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (33.67%) Scrum
4 31 (31.63%) TDD
5 30 (30.61%) SOA
6 26 (26.53%) Open Source
7 22 (22.45%) Mentoring
8 17 (17.35%) BDD
8 17 (17.35%) Coaching
9 15 (15.31%) Open Source Development
10 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.22%) BPMN
12 10 (10.20%) Kanban
12 10 (10.20%) Workflow
13 8 (8.16%) Microservices
13 8 (8.16%) OOD
14 7 (7.14%) DevOps
15 6 (6.12%) Front End Development
15 6 (6.12%) OO
15 6 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
3 29 (29.59%) SQL
4 21 (21.43%) Python
5 13 (13.27%) PL/SQL
6 10 (10.20%) Perl
7 9 (9.18%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (5.10%) C
9 3 (3.06%) PHP
9 3 (3.06%) Ruby
10 2 (2.04%) AspectJ
11 1 (1.02%) C#
11 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (4.08%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.04%) ESRI
5 2 (2.04%) webMethods
6 1 (1.02%) Sybase
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