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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 32 21 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 78 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.16% 6.38% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 6.93% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 3
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£375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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
1297 1125 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.74% 92.06% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 577 285
Average daily rate £380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.40 £31.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Java
2 97 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (43.15%) XML
4 62 (42.47%) Spring
5 55 (37.67%) TDD
6 53 (36.30%) J2EE
7 46 (31.51%) Hibernate
8 44 (30.14%) JBoss
9 38 (26.03%) JUnit
10 37 (25.34%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (25.34%) Relational Database
11 35 (23.97%) SQL
11 35 (23.97%) Java EE
12 32 (21.92%) JSF
12 32 (21.92%) Oracle
13 31 (21.23%) XSLT
14 30 (20.55%) JSP
14 30 (20.55%) SOA
15 28 (19.18%) Eclipse
15 28 (19.18%) JavaScript
16 27 (18.49%) Finance
17 26 (17.81%) CSS
18 24 (16.44%) Unit Testing
19 22 (15.07%) JDBC
20 21 (14.38%) Struts
20 21 (14.38%) HTML
20 21 (14.38%) Tomcat
20 21 (14.38%) iBATIS
21 20 (13.70%) Selenium
21 20 (13.70%) Ajax

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 44 (30.14%) JBoss
2 21 (14.38%) Tomcat
3 15 (10.27%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.42%) Apache
6 4 (2.74%) CMS
7 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.05%) Jetty
8 2 (1.37%) Confluence
8 2 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) HTTP
2 7 (4.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.34%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.05%) MySQL
6 2 (1.37%) Big Data
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (26.03%) JUnit
2 28 (19.18%) Eclipse
3 20 (13.70%) Selenium
4 19 (13.01%) JProfiler
5 17 (11.64%) Mockito
6 16 (10.96%) Maven
7 13 (8.90%) FitNesse
8 12 (8.22%) Subversion
9 11 (7.53%) CruiseControl
9 11 (7.53%) Ant
9 11 (7.53%) jMock
9 11 (7.53%) JIRA
10 9 (6.16%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.74%) NUnit
11 4 (2.74%) JMeter
12 3 (2.05%) HttpUnit
12 3 (2.05%) Hudson
12 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.05%) Artifactory
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 20 (13.70%) Banking
3 4 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (43.15%) XML
2 62 (42.47%) Spring
3 53 (36.30%) J2EE
4 46 (31.51%) Hibernate
5 35 (23.97%) Java EE
6 32 (21.92%) JSF
7 31 (21.23%) XSLT
8 30 (20.55%) JSP
9 26 (17.81%) CSS
10 22 (15.07%) JDBC
11 21 (14.38%) HTML
11 21 (14.38%) Struts
11 21 (14.38%) iBATIS
12 20 (13.70%) Ajax
12 20 (13.70%) jQuery
13 18 (12.33%) Web Services
14 16 (10.96%) JMS
15 15 (10.27%) Apache CXF
16 14 (9.59%) RichFaces
16 14 (9.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.11%) Open Source
2 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.05%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (2.05%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.37%) GIS
4 2 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.68%) W3C
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.70%) UNIX
2 14 (9.59%) Linux
3 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.74%) Android
4 4 (2.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.67%) TDD
3 37 (25.34%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (20.55%) SOA
5 24 (16.44%) Unit Testing
6 19 (13.01%) Scrum
7 15 (10.27%) Pair Programming
8 14 (9.59%) Web Application Development
9 13 (8.90%) BPMN
9 13 (8.90%) MVC
9 13 (8.90%) OO
10 12 (8.22%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (6.85%) CRM
12 9 (6.16%) Web Development
13 8 (5.48%) UML
14 6 (4.11%) Web Design
14 6 (4.11%) Automated Testing
15 5 (3.42%) OOD
15 5 (3.42%) Test Automation
15 5 (3.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 146 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (23.97%) SQL
3 28 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.01%) PL/SQL
5 17 (11.64%) Perl
6 11 (7.53%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.42%) PHP
8 4 (2.74%) C#
8 4 (2.74%) Ruby
9 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.37%) C++
10 2 (1.37%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) Degree
2 7 (4.79%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.68%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (21.92%) Oracle
2 6 (4.11%) Sun
3 4 (2.74%) IBM
4 3 (2.05%) Pega
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Sybase
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