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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 44 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 67 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 5.22% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 5.56% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 10
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£391 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £253 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £449 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
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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
1433 1206 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.00% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 662 305
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.80 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (50.82%) Spring
4 52 (42.62%) XML
5 50 (40.98%) J2EE
6 48 (39.34%) TDD
7 41 (33.61%) Hibernate
8 37 (30.33%) SQL
9 36 (29.51%) JUnit
10 35 (28.69%) Relational Database
11 32 (26.23%) JavaScript
12 31 (25.41%) Oracle
12 31 (25.41%) JSP
12 31 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (24.59%) JBoss
14 29 (23.77%) CSS
15 28 (22.95%) Unit Testing
16 27 (22.13%) Java EE
16 27 (22.13%) Finance
16 27 (22.13%) XSLT
17 26 (21.31%) JSF
18 25 (20.49%) UNIX
19 24 (19.67%) Struts
19 24 (19.67%) Ajax
20 22 (18.03%) Selenium
20 22 (18.03%) JDBC
20 22 (18.03%) PL/SQL
20 22 (18.03%) Tomcat
20 22 (18.03%) SOA
21 21 (17.21%) iBATIS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (24.59%) JBoss
2 22 (18.03%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.48%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.28%) Confluence
6 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.64%) Jetty
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) Internet
2 4 (3.28%) HTTP
3 3 (2.46%) Intranet
4 2 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) DB2
4 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (29.51%) JUnit
2 22 (18.03%) Selenium
3 20 (16.39%) Eclipse
4 17 (13.93%) Mockito
5 15 (12.30%) JProfiler
6 14 (11.48%) Maven
7 13 (10.66%) CruiseControl
7 13 (10.66%) Subversion
8 12 (9.84%) FitNesse
8 12 (9.84%) Ant
9 11 (9.02%) jMock
9 11 (9.02%) Cucumber
10 10 (8.20%) JIRA
11 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
12 4 (3.28%) NetBeans
13 3 (2.46%) NUnit
13 3 (2.46%) Mercurial
13 3 (2.46%) WebDriver
13 3 (2.46%) Hudson
13 3 (2.46%) Artifactory
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (50.82%) Spring
2 52 (42.62%) XML
3 50 (40.98%) J2EE
4 41 (33.61%) Hibernate
5 31 (25.41%) JSP
6 29 (23.77%) CSS
7 27 (22.13%) XSLT
7 27 (22.13%) Java EE
8 26 (21.31%) JSF
9 24 (19.67%) Ajax
9 24 (19.67%) Struts
10 22 (18.03%) JDBC
11 21 (17.21%) iBATIS
12 20 (16.39%) HTML
13 18 (14.75%) JMS
13 18 (14.75%) jQuery
14 16 (13.11%) Web Services
15 14 (11.48%) Spring MVC
16 13 (10.66%) Spring Web Flow
16 13 (10.66%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.64%) GIS
4 2 (1.64%) PKI
4 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.64%) Open Source
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.82%) Derivative
5 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.49%) UNIX
2 12 (9.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.34%) TDD
3 31 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (22.95%) Unit Testing
5 22 (18.03%) SOA
6 17 (13.93%) MVC
7 16 (13.11%) OO
7 16 (13.11%) Web Application Development
8 14 (11.48%) Pair Programming
9 12 (9.84%) Scrum
10 9 (7.38%) UML
10 9 (7.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (7.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 7 (5.74%) Web Development
12 6 (4.92%) CRM
13 5 (4.10%) OOD
13 5 (4.10%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.10%) BDD
14 4 (3.28%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.28%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (30.33%) SQL
3 32 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.03%) PL/SQL
5 16 (13.11%) Perl
6 15 (12.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.46%) C#
8 1 (0.82%) C++
8 1 (0.82%) Python
8 1 (0.82%) PHP
8 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Sun Certification
1 7 (5.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) Oracle
2 6 (4.92%) Sun
3 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (0.82%) Google
4 1 (0.82%) Sybase
4 1 (0.82%) IBM
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