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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 22 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 76 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.39% 3.40% 6.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 3.58% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 49
Median daily rate £340 £385 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.95 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.41% +25.00%
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
1149 1563 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.64% 94.84% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 834 630
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.69 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (62.61%) JBoss
3 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (48.70%) Web Services
5 55 (47.83%) Hibernate
6 51 (44.35%) Java EE
6 51 (44.35%) XML
7 50 (43.48%) SOAP
8 47 (40.87%) HTML
8 47 (40.87%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (39.13%) Maven
9 45 (39.13%) SOA
10 43 (37.39%) Spring
10 43 (37.39%) Scrum
11 42 (36.52%) JSF
12 39 (33.91%) TDD
12 39 (33.91%) Subversion
13 38 (33.04%) Drools
14 36 (31.30%) JPA
15 35 (30.43%) Oracle
16 34 (29.57%) jBPM
16 34 (29.57%) RichFaces
16 34 (29.57%) Open Source
17 33 (28.70%) XSLT
18 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
18 32 (27.83%) Eclipse
19 31 (26.96%) SQL
20 26 (22.61%) RESTful
21 25 (21.74%) Mentoring
21 25 (21.74%) Open Source Development

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 72 (62.61%) JBoss
2 8 (6.96%) GeoServer
2 8 (6.96%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 4 (3.48%) SSH
2 4 (3.48%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.87%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.30%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.57%) GIS
4 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.48%) QGIS
8 2 (1.74%) Big Data
8 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.74%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.87%) DB2
9 1 (0.87%) MySQL
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (39.13%) Maven
2 39 (33.91%) Subversion
3 32 (27.83%) Eclipse
4 18 (15.65%) Jenkins
5 15 (13.04%) JIRA
6 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.70%) JUnit
8 8 (6.96%) Gradle
8 8 (6.96%) JBehave
9 7 (6.09%) Bower
10 6 (5.22%) GitLab
10 6 (5.22%) Hudson
11 5 (4.35%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.48%) Artifactory
12 4 (3.48%) Cobertura
12 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.48%) git-flow
12 4 (3.48%) Selenium
13 3 (2.61%) JProfiler
14 2 (1.74%) DBeaver
General
1 3 (2.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (48.70%) Web Services
2 55 (47.83%) Hibernate
3 51 (44.35%) Java EE
3 51 (44.35%) XML
4 50 (43.48%) SOAP
5 47 (40.87%) HTML
6 43 (37.39%) Spring
7 42 (36.52%) JSF
8 38 (33.04%) Drools
9 36 (31.30%) JPA
10 34 (29.57%) jBPM
10 34 (29.57%) RichFaces
11 33 (28.70%) XSLT
12 26 (22.61%) RESTful
13 24 (20.87%) J2EE
14 23 (20.00%) JMS
15 20 (17.39%) XSD
16 18 (15.65%) CSS
16 18 (15.65%) jQuery
17 16 (13.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) User Experience
2 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.74%) Photography
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.87%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Unix
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (40.87%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (39.13%) SOA
4 43 (37.39%) Scrum
5 39 (33.91%) TDD
6 34 (29.57%) Open Source
7 25 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 25 (21.74%) Open Source Development
8 21 (18.26%) Coaching
9 14 (12.17%) BDD
10 13 (11.30%) Kanban
11 12 (10.43%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.70%) SDLC
13 9 (7.83%) BPMN
13 9 (7.83%) Workflow
14 7 (6.09%) Front End Development
15 6 (5.22%) DevOps
15 6 (5.22%) OO
15 6 (5.22%) OOD
16 5 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.96%) SQL
4 21 (18.26%) Python
5 16 (13.91%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.96%) C
6 8 (6.96%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (5.22%) Perl
8 3 (2.61%) PHP
8 3 (2.61%) Ruby
9 2 (1.74%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.87%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Ansible
2 4 (3.48%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Oracle
2 15 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) VMware
4 4 (3.48%) ESRI
4 4 (3.48%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.61%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) webMethods
7 1 (0.87%) Sybase
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