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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 22 48 27
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 64 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.21% 2.81% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 2.94% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 41
Median daily rate £340 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
996 1630 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.70% 95.43% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 866 649
Median daily rate £400 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (64.35%) JBoss
3 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (51.30%) Web Services
5 56 (48.70%) XML
6 53 (46.09%) Hibernate
6 53 (46.09%) Java EE
7 52 (45.22%) SOAP
8 49 (42.61%) SOA
9 48 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (40.87%) Scrum
11 46 (40.00%) HTML
12 45 (39.13%) Maven
13 43 (37.39%) JSF
14 41 (35.65%) Subversion
15 40 (34.78%) TDD
16 38 (33.04%) Drools
17 37 (32.17%) Oracle
17 37 (32.17%) XSLT
18 35 (30.43%) Spring
18 35 (30.43%) SQL
18 35 (30.43%) JPA
18 35 (30.43%) RichFaces
19 34 (29.57%) jBPM
20 33 (28.70%) Open Source
21 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
21 32 (27.83%) Eclipse
22 28 (24.35%) JMS
23 27 (23.48%) Open Source Development
24 26 (22.61%) Oracle Database

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 74 (64.35%) JBoss
2 9 (7.83%) GeoServer
3 8 (6.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) HTTP
2 4 (3.48%) SSH
2 4 (3.48%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.61%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.30%) GIS
3 12 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.48%) Big Data
7 3 (2.61%) QGIS
7 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.87%) DB2
9 1 (0.87%) MySQL
9 1 (0.87%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (39.13%) Maven
2 41 (35.65%) Subversion
3 32 (27.83%) Eclipse
4 17 (14.78%) Jenkins
5 16 (13.91%) JIRA
6 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
7 9 (7.83%) SoapUI
8 7 (6.09%) Bower
8 7 (6.09%) Gradle
8 7 (6.09%) JUnit
9 6 (5.22%) Artifactory
9 6 (5.22%) Hudson
10 5 (4.35%) GitLab
11 4 (3.48%) git-flow
11 4 (3.48%) JBehave
12 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.61%) Selenium
13 2 (1.74%) DBeaver
14 1 (0.87%) Cobertura
14 1 (0.87%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (2.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (51.30%) Web Services
2 56 (48.70%) XML
3 53 (46.09%) Hibernate
3 53 (46.09%) Java EE
4 52 (45.22%) SOAP
5 46 (40.00%) HTML
6 43 (37.39%) JSF
7 38 (33.04%) Drools
8 37 (32.17%) XSLT
9 35 (30.43%) JPA
9 35 (30.43%) RichFaces
9 35 (30.43%) Spring
10 34 (29.57%) jBPM
11 28 (24.35%) JMS
12 23 (20.00%) RESTful
13 21 (18.26%) J2EE
13 21 (18.26%) XSD
14 16 (13.91%) jQuery
15 14 (12.17%) CSS
16 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) User Experience
2 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.74%) Photography
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.87%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Unix
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.61%) SOA
3 48 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (40.87%) Scrum
5 40 (34.78%) TDD
6 33 (28.70%) Open Source
7 27 (23.48%) Open Source Development
8 24 (20.87%) Mentoring
9 23 (20.00%) Coaching
10 19 (16.52%) Kanban
11 12 (10.43%) BDD
12 9 (7.83%) Front End Development
12 9 (7.83%) SDLC
12 9 (7.83%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.96%) Defect Management
13 8 (6.96%) User Stories
14 7 (6.09%) BPMN
14 7 (6.09%) Workflow
15 6 (5.22%) Web Design
16 5 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (30.43%) SQL
3 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.74%) Python
5 17 (14.78%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.96%) C
6 8 (6.96%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (5.22%) Perl
8 2 (1.74%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.87%) C#
9 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Ansible
2 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.87%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 37 (32.17%) Oracle
2 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.22%) ESRI
3 6 (5.22%) VMware
4 4 (3.48%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.61%) HP
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.74%) webMethods
7 1 (0.87%) Sybase