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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 21 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 56 70 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.83% 4.91% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.16% 5.12% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 40
Median daily rate £364 £373 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
782 1366 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 95.79% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 697 657
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £14.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (70.54%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (53.57%) Scrum
4 53 (47.32%) Web Services
5 49 (43.75%) TDD
6 48 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (42.86%) JBoss
7 43 (38.39%) HTML
8 42 (37.50%) XML
9 39 (34.82%) Java EE
10 38 (33.93%) SOA
11 37 (33.04%) Oracle
12 36 (32.14%) Maven
13 35 (31.25%) Hibernate
14 33 (29.46%) JavaScript
14 33 (29.46%) Spring
15 32 (28.57%) Python
15 32 (28.57%) SOAP
16 30 (26.79%) AngularJS
17 29 (25.89%) XSLT
18 27 (24.11%) Subversion
18 27 (24.11%) Open Source
19 25 (22.32%) Open Source Development
19 25 (22.32%) Eclipse
20 24 (21.43%) SQL
20 24 (21.43%) Oracle Database
21 23 (20.54%) RESTful
21 23 (20.54%) BDD
21 23 (20.54%) J2EE
22 22 (19.64%) JIRA

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 48 (42.86%) JBoss
2 20 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (10.71%) GeoServer
4 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.68%) Apache
5 3 (2.68%) CMS
5 3 (2.68%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 17 (15.18%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.50%) GIS
4 9 (8.04%) MySQL
4 9 (8.04%) Spatial Data
5 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.57%) Big Data
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.89%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 36 (32.14%) Maven
2 27 (24.11%) Subversion
3 25 (22.32%) Eclipse
4 22 (19.64%) JIRA
5 14 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 14 (12.50%) Selenium
6 12 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 11 (9.82%) Gradle
8 8 (7.14%) JBehave
9 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.46%) JProfiler
11 4 (3.57%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.68%) Ant
12 3 (2.68%) JUnit
13 1 (0.89%) GitLab
13 1 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (47.32%) Web Services
2 43 (38.39%) HTML
3 42 (37.50%) XML
4 39 (34.82%) Java EE
5 35 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 33 (29.46%) Spring
7 32 (28.57%) SOAP
8 30 (26.79%) AngularJS
9 29 (25.89%) XSLT
10 23 (20.54%) J2EE
10 23 (20.54%) RESTful
11 21 (18.75%) JSF
12 20 (17.86%) RichFaces
13 19 (16.96%) JMS
13 19 (16.96%) JPA
14 18 (16.07%) CSS
14 18 (16.07%) Drools
14 18 (16.07%) jBPM
15 15 (13.39%) HTML5
16 13 (11.61%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.57%) User Experience
4 3 (2.68%) Fintech
5 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.79%) Android
2 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (70.54%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (53.57%) Scrum
3 49 (43.75%) TDD
4 48 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (33.93%) SOA
6 27 (24.11%) Open Source
7 25 (22.32%) Open Source Development
8 23 (20.54%) BDD
9 17 (15.18%) Kanban
10 14 (12.50%) Coaching
10 14 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 14 (12.50%) Microservices
10 14 (12.50%) SDLC
11 9 (8.04%) DevOps
12 7 (6.25%) Front End Development
13 6 (5.36%) Defect Management
13 6 (5.36%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.36%) User Stories
14 5 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (4.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (29.46%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.57%) Python
4 24 (21.43%) SQL
5 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.36%) C
7 4 (3.57%) C#
8 3 (2.68%) ES6
9 2 (1.79%) Ruby
9 2 (1.79%) XAML
10 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Ansible
2 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.89%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 37 (33.04%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.82%) ESRI
4 3 (2.68%) HP
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.89%) Xamarin
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