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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 52 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.09% 5.36% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 5.72% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 8
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 90 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (44.44%) TDD
4 36 (40.00%) Spring
5 35 (38.89%) SQL
6 33 (36.67%) XML
7 32 (35.56%) Web Services
7 32 (35.56%) JBoss
8 28 (31.11%) J2EE
9 26 (28.89%) JUnit
10 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (24.44%) Relational Database
12 21 (23.33%) Tomcat
12 21 (23.33%) Hibernate
12 21 (23.33%) Finance
13 20 (22.22%) PL/SQL
13 20 (22.22%) Oracle
14 19 (21.11%) JSP
15 18 (20.00%) CSS
15 18 (20.00%) HTML
16 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
16 17 (18.89%) Unit Testing
17 16 (17.78%) OO
18 15 (16.67%) Linux
18 15 (16.67%) Scrum
18 15 (16.67%) Banking
19 14 (15.56%) RESTful
20 13 (14.44%) MVC
20 13 (14.44%) jQuery

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (35.56%) JBoss
2 21 (23.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) CMS
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
5 2 (2.22%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (28.89%) JUnit
2 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
3 13 (14.44%) Ant
4 12 (13.33%) Selenium
5 9 (10.00%) JIRA
5 9 (10.00%) Subversion
5 9 (10.00%) Mockito
5 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.89%) JProfiler
6 8 (8.89%) Maven
7 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.67%) Hudson
8 6 (6.67%) FitNesse
9 5 (5.56%) jMock
9 5 (5.56%) CruiseControl
10 4 (4.44%) NetBeans
11 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
11 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Military
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) Spring
2 33 (36.67%) XML
3 32 (35.56%) Web Services
4 28 (31.11%) J2EE
5 21 (23.33%) Hibernate
6 19 (21.11%) JSP
7 18 (20.00%) CSS
7 18 (20.00%) HTML
8 14 (15.56%) RESTful
9 13 (14.44%) Struts
9 13 (14.44%) jQuery
10 12 (13.33%) Java EE
10 12 (13.33%) XSLT
11 11 (12.22%) Ajax
12 10 (11.11%) iBATIS
13 9 (10.00%) JDBC
14 8 (8.89%) JMS
14 8 (8.89%) Spring MVC
14 8 (8.89%) JSF
14 8 (8.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Equities
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.44%) TDD
3 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (18.89%) Unit Testing
5 16 (17.78%) OO
6 15 (16.67%) Scrum
7 13 (14.44%) MVC
8 12 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 10 (11.11%) SOA
10 9 (10.00%) OOD
10 9 (10.00%) Pair Programming
10 9 (10.00%) Web Development
10 9 (10.00%) SDLC
11 8 (8.89%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 8 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (7.78%) Refactoring
12 7 (7.78%) BDD
13 5 (5.56%) DevOps
14 4 (4.44%) UML
15 3 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (38.89%) SQL
3 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.00%) Perl
6 7 (7.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) Ada
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) C#
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Sun
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (1.11%) Sybase
5 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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