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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 20 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 63 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.52% 4.18% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.93% 4.36% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 38
Median daily rate £350 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £326 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

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
794 1400 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.75% 95.96% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 729 721
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £100.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (48.57%) Scrum
4 44 (41.90%) Spring
5 39 (37.14%) TDD
6 34 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (32.38%) Web Services
7 31 (29.52%) AngularJS
8 29 (27.62%) JBoss
8 29 (27.62%) HTML
9 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 27 (25.71%) Oracle
10 27 (25.71%) Finance
11 26 (24.76%) Python
11 26 (24.76%) Hibernate
12 24 (22.86%) Maven
12 24 (22.86%) Java EE
12 24 (22.86%) XML
13 23 (21.90%) BDD
14 20 (19.05%) SOA
15 19 (18.10%) SQL
15 19 (18.10%) RESTful
16 18 (17.14%) NoSQL
16 18 (17.14%) JIRA
17 17 (16.19%) Linux
18 16 (15.24%) XSLT
18 16 (15.24%) Eclipse
18 16 (15.24%) Selenium
18 16 (15.24%) Cucumber
18 16 (15.24%) Open Source

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 29 (27.62%) JBoss
2 10 (9.52%) GeoServer
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.81%) Apache
4 4 (3.81%) CMS
5 3 (2.86%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 15 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.48%) GIS
4 9 (8.57%) MySQL
4 9 (8.57%) Spatial Data
5 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.90%) Big Data
10 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.95%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Maven
2 18 (17.14%) JIRA
3 16 (15.24%) Cucumber
3 16 (15.24%) Eclipse
3 16 (15.24%) Selenium
4 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.43%) Subversion
5 11 (10.48%) Gradle
6 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
7 8 (7.62%) JBehave
8 5 (4.76%) JProfiler
9 4 (3.81%) Ant
10 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.90%) JUnit
12 1 (0.95%) GitLab
12 1 (0.95%) JMeter
12 1 (0.95%) jMock
12 1 (0.95%) Mockito
General
1 27 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.90%) Spring
2 34 (32.38%) Web Services
3 31 (29.52%) AngularJS
4 29 (27.62%) HTML
5 26 (24.76%) Hibernate
6 24 (22.86%) Java EE
6 24 (22.86%) XML
7 19 (18.10%) RESTful
8 16 (15.24%) XSLT
9 15 (14.29%) CSS
9 15 (14.29%) HTML5
9 15 (14.29%) REST
10 14 (13.33%) J2EE
10 14 (13.33%) SOAP
11 11 (10.48%) OpenLayers
12 10 (9.52%) JMS
12 10 (9.52%) JPA
12 10 (9.52%) PostGIS
13 9 (8.57%) Leaflet
14 8 (7.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.90%) Fintech
5 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) W3C
5 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Android
2 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (48.57%) Scrum
3 39 (37.14%) TDD
4 34 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (21.90%) BDD
6 20 (19.05%) SOA
7 16 (15.24%) Open Source
8 14 (13.33%) Microservices
8 14 (13.33%) Open Source Development
9 13 (12.38%) Kanban
10 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.52%) Coaching
11 10 (9.52%) DevOps
11 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.57%) SDLC
13 6 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.76%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 5 (4.76%) Front End Development
14 5 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (24.76%) Python
4 19 (18.10%) SQL
5 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.81%) C#
7 3 (2.86%) C
7 3 (2.86%) ES6
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) XAML
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Ansible
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Oracle
2 9 (8.57%) ESRI
3 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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