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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 28 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 75 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.30% 4.66% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 4.84% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 41
Average daily rate £370 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
1359 1280 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.17% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 694 539
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (72.12%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (62.50%) JBoss
4 61 (58.65%) Java EE
5 60 (57.69%) TDD
6 57 (54.81%) Eclipse
7 54 (51.92%) SOA
8 52 (50.00%) XML
8 52 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (48.08%) Scrum
10 45 (43.27%) Spring
10 45 (43.27%) XSLT
10 45 (43.27%) JProfiler
11 42 (40.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 42 (40.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 33 (31.73%) J2EE
13 30 (28.85%) Hibernate
14 24 (23.08%) JSF
15 19 (18.27%) Maven
15 19 (18.27%) RESTful
16 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
17 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
17 17 (16.35%) Drools
17 17 (16.35%) jQuery
18 16 (15.38%) SQL
19 15 (14.42%) Oracle
19 15 (14.42%) Web Services
19 15 (14.42%) SDLC
20 14 (13.46%) HTML
20 14 (13.46%) BPMN

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 65 (62.50%) JBoss
2 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 12 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.85%) Apache
4 4 (3.85%) Confluence
5 3 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (54.81%) Eclipse
2 45 (43.27%) JProfiler
3 19 (18.27%) Maven
4 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.62%) JIRA
5 7 (6.73%) JUnit
6 6 (5.77%) NetBeans
6 6 (5.77%) Subversion
7 5 (4.81%) Mockito
8 4 (3.85%) Selenium
9 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.92%) Ant
10 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.92%) FishEye
10 2 (1.92%) Hudson
10 2 (1.92%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.92%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (58.65%) Java EE
2 52 (50.00%) XML
3 45 (43.27%) Spring
3 45 (43.27%) XSLT
4 33 (31.73%) J2EE
5 30 (28.85%) Hibernate
6 24 (23.08%) JSF
7 19 (18.27%) RESTful
8 17 (16.35%) Drools
8 17 (16.35%) jQuery
9 15 (14.42%) Web Services
10 14 (13.46%) HTML
11 12 (11.54%) SOAP
12 11 (10.58%) Apache CXF
12 11 (10.58%) jBPM
13 10 (9.62%) CSS
13 10 (9.62%) RichFaces
14 9 (8.65%) JSP
15 7 (6.73%) Spring MVC
16 6 (5.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
2 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.96%) Clustering
3 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Windows
3 4 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.12%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (57.69%) TDD
3 54 (51.92%) SOA
4 52 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (48.08%) Scrum
6 42 (40.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 42 (40.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (14.42%) SDLC
8 14 (13.46%) BPMN
9 12 (11.54%) Waterfall
10 10 (9.62%) MVC
10 10 (9.62%) OO
10 10 (9.62%) Workflow
11 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.81%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.85%) BDD
12 4 (3.85%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.85%) E-business
12 4 (3.85%) Open Source
12 4 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.88%) Python
6 2 (1.92%) C
6 2 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.96%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) Adobe
3 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.92%) Twitter
4 1 (0.96%) hybris
4 1 (0.96%) Informatica
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