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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 19 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 93 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.40% 4.45% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 4.86% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 5
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£375 £349 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +45.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £208 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
1394 1112 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 91.67% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 588 400
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £37.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (42.68%) JBoss
4 64 (40.76%) XML
5 54 (34.39%) TDD
6 53 (33.76%) SOA
7 50 (31.85%) J2EE
8 47 (29.94%) Spring
9 43 (27.39%) Hibernate
10 39 (24.84%) Java EE
11 37 (23.57%) Eclipse
12 36 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (21.66%) Relational Database
13 34 (21.66%) XSLT
14 30 (19.11%) Scrum
15 29 (18.47%) JSF
16 28 (17.83%) SQL
16 28 (17.83%) JUnit
17 26 (16.56%) JSP
18 25 (15.92%) Apache CXF
19 24 (15.29%) Finance
20 22 (14.01%) Oracle
21 21 (13.38%) Web Services
21 21 (13.38%) BPMN
21 21 (13.38%) JProfiler
22 19 (12.10%) JDBC
22 19 (12.10%) Maven
23 18 (11.46%) iBATIS
23 18 (11.46%) jBPM
23 18 (11.46%) Struts

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 67 (42.68%) JBoss
2 14 (8.92%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.92%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.73%) Apache
4 5 (3.18%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (2.55%) CMS
5 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.91%) Jetty
7 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) IaaS
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) HTTP
2 6 (3.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.66%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.91%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (23.57%) Eclipse
2 28 (17.83%) JUnit
3 21 (13.38%) JProfiler
4 19 (12.10%) Maven
5 12 (7.64%) Selenium
5 12 (7.64%) Mockito
6 10 (6.37%) FitNesse
6 10 (6.37%) Subversion
7 8 (5.10%) CruiseControl
7 8 (5.10%) jMock
8 7 (4.46%) Ant
8 7 (4.46%) JIRA
8 7 (4.46%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.55%) NUnit
9 4 (2.55%) JMeter
10 3 (1.91%) JBuilder
10 3 (1.91%) HttpUnit
10 3 (1.91%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.64%) Checkstyle
General
1 24 (15.29%) Finance
2 16 (10.19%) Banking
3 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (40.76%) XML
2 50 (31.85%) J2EE
3 47 (29.94%) Spring
4 43 (27.39%) Hibernate
5 39 (24.84%) Java EE
6 34 (21.66%) XSLT
7 29 (18.47%) JSF
8 26 (16.56%) JSP
9 25 (15.92%) Apache CXF
10 21 (13.38%) Web Services
11 19 (12.10%) JDBC
12 18 (11.46%) iBATIS
12 18 (11.46%) jBPM
12 18 (11.46%) Struts
13 17 (10.83%) Drools
13 17 (10.83%) SOAP
13 17 (10.83%) CSS
13 17 (10.83%) HTML
14 15 (9.55%) Ajax
15 14 (8.92%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.73%) Open Source
3 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.91%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.91%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.64%) W3C
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.37%) UNIX
2 9 (5.73%) Linux
3 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.55%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Windows
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Solaris
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.39%) TDD
3 53 (33.76%) SOA
4 36 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (19.11%) Scrum
6 21 (13.38%) BPMN
7 18 (11.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (9.55%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.92%) OO
10 13 (8.28%) Pair Programming
11 12 (7.64%) Web Application Development
12 10 (6.37%) MVC
13 9 (5.73%) Web Development
14 8 (5.10%) CRM
15 6 (3.82%) Waterfall
15 6 (3.82%) Automated Testing
15 6 (3.82%) Web Design
15 6 (3.82%) UML
16 5 (3.18%) Workflow
17 4 (2.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (17.83%) SQL
3 15 (9.55%) PL/SQL
4 14 (8.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.28%) Perl
6 8 (5.10%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.18%) PHP
8 4 (2.55%) Ruby
8 4 (2.55%) C#
9 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) Groovy
10 2 (1.27%) Scala
10 2 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) Python
11 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.64%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Degree
2 6 (3.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (14.01%) Oracle
2 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.18%) IBM
3 5 (3.18%) Sun
3 5 (3.18%) Pega
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