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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 37 20 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 50 74 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.34% 5.83% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 6.21% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £262 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £445 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
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
1413 1192 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.33% 93.93% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 622 301
Average daily rate £375 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.53 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.64% +19.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £43.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 1 April 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 1 April 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Java
2 95 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (47.06%) Spring
4 59 (43.38%) XML
5 53 (38.97%) J2EE
6 49 (36.03%) TDD
7 43 (31.62%) Hibernate
8 38 (27.94%) SQL
9 37 (27.21%) JUnit
9 37 (27.21%) Relational Database
10 36 (26.47%) JBoss
11 35 (25.74%) JSP
12 32 (23.53%) Oracle
12 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (22.79%) JSF
13 31 (22.79%) Java EE
14 29 (21.32%) CSS
14 29 (21.32%) XSLT
15 28 (20.59%) Finance
15 28 (20.59%) Unit Testing
16 25 (18.38%) UNIX
16 25 (18.38%) Tomcat
16 25 (18.38%) SOA
17 24 (17.65%) Struts
17 24 (17.65%) Ajax
18 23 (16.91%) Banking
19 22 (16.18%) Selenium
19 22 (16.18%) JDBC
19 22 (16.18%) PL/SQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 36 (26.47%) JBoss
2 25 (18.38%) Tomcat
3 15 (11.03%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.94%) Confluence
6 3 (2.21%) Jetty
7 2 (1.47%) Apache
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) HTTP
2 7 (5.15%) Internet
3 3 (2.21%) Intranet
4 2 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.21%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.47%) DB2
4 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (27.21%) JUnit
2 22 (16.18%) Selenium
3 21 (15.44%) Eclipse
4 17 (12.50%) Maven
4 17 (12.50%) Mockito
5 16 (11.76%) JProfiler
6 14 (10.29%) Subversion
7 13 (9.56%) Ant
7 13 (9.56%) CruiseControl
8 12 (8.82%) FitNesse
9 11 (8.09%) jMock
9 11 (8.09%) JIRA
9 11 (8.09%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.94%) NetBeans
12 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.21%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.21%) Hudson
12 3 (2.21%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 23 (16.91%) Banking
3 4 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (47.06%) Spring
2 59 (43.38%) XML
3 53 (38.97%) J2EE
4 43 (31.62%) Hibernate
5 35 (25.74%) JSP
6 31 (22.79%) JSF
6 31 (22.79%) Java EE
7 29 (21.32%) CSS
7 29 (21.32%) XSLT
8 24 (17.65%) Struts
8 24 (17.65%) Ajax
9 22 (16.18%) JDBC
9 22 (16.18%) jQuery
10 21 (15.44%) HTML
10 21 (15.44%) iBATIS
11 19 (13.97%) JMS
12 17 (12.50%) Web Services
13 14 (10.29%) Spring MVC
14 13 (9.56%) XML Schema
14 13 (9.56%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.21%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.21%) Open Source
3 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.47%) GIS
4 2 (1.47%) PKI
4 2 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.38%) UNIX
2 13 (9.56%) Linux
3 4 (2.94%) Windows
4 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.03%) TDD
3 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 25 (18.38%) SOA
6 17 (12.50%) OO
6 17 (12.50%) MVC
6 17 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 15 (11.03%) Scrum
8 14 (10.29%) Pair Programming
9 9 (6.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (6.62%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 9 (6.62%) UML
10 8 (5.88%) Web Development
11 7 (5.15%) CRM
12 5 (3.68%) BPMN
12 5 (3.68%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.68%) BDD
12 5 (3.68%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.68%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 136 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (27.94%) SQL
3 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.18%) PL/SQL
5 17 (12.50%) Perl
6 15 (11.03%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.21%) C#
8 2 (1.47%) Python
8 2 (1.47%) C++
8 2 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (4.41%) Sun
3 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.47%) IBM
4 2 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Sybase
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