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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 47 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 49 42 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.70% 2.92% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.07% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 55
Median daily rate £365 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £338 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
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
1265 1370 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 95.27% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 716 734
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.31% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 95 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (58.95%) JBoss
4 51 (53.68%) Spring
5 43 (45.26%) Hibernate
6 39 (41.05%) Java EE
7 34 (35.79%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (34.74%) Scrum
8 33 (34.74%) Maven
8 33 (34.74%) Web Services
9 31 (32.63%) XML
9 31 (32.63%) Drools
10 30 (31.58%) SOAP
10 30 (31.58%) SOA
10 30 (31.58%) Eclipse
10 30 (31.58%) JSF
10 30 (31.58%) TDD
11 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
12 28 (29.47%) HTML
13 27 (28.42%) RESTful
14 25 (26.32%) jQuery
15 24 (25.26%) jBPM
15 24 (25.26%) Oracle
16 23 (24.21%) SQL
16 23 (24.21%) XSLT
16 23 (24.21%) Subversion
17 21 (22.11%) Python
17 21 (22.11%) CSS
17 21 (22.11%) JPA
18 20 (21.05%) RichFaces

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 56 (58.95%) JBoss
2 12 (12.63%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.58%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.32%) GeoServer
5 4 (4.21%) Apache
5 4 (4.21%) Confluence
6 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.05%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SSH
1 3 (3.16%) SSL
2 2 (2.11%) LDAP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.42%) GIS
5 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.21%) QGIS
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.11%) Spatial Data
10 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (34.74%) Maven
2 30 (31.58%) Eclipse
3 23 (24.21%) Subversion
4 20 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 16 (16.84%) JIRA
6 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
6 13 (13.68%) JProfiler
7 11 (11.58%) JUnit
8 9 (9.47%) JBehave
9 7 (7.37%) Bower
9 7 (7.37%) Hudson
10 6 (6.32%) Gradle
11 5 (5.26%) Cobertura
11 5 (5.26%) GitLab
11 5 (5.26%) NetBeans
12 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
12 4 (4.21%) Mockito
12 4 (4.21%) Selenium
13 3 (3.16%) git-flow
14 2 (2.11%) DBeaver
General
1 1 (1.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.68%) Spring
2 43 (45.26%) Hibernate
3 39 (41.05%) Java EE
4 33 (34.74%) Web Services
5 31 (32.63%) Drools
5 31 (32.63%) XML
6 30 (31.58%) JSF
6 30 (31.58%) SOAP
7 28 (29.47%) HTML
8 27 (28.42%) RESTful
9 25 (26.32%) jQuery
10 24 (25.26%) jBPM
11 23 (24.21%) XSLT
12 21 (22.11%) CSS
12 21 (22.11%) JPA
13 20 (21.05%) J2EE
13 20 (21.05%) RichFaces
14 18 (18.95%) AngularJS
15 16 (16.84%) Node.js
16 12 (12.63%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) User Experience
2 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) Photography
3 1 (1.05%) Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Unix
3 6 (6.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (34.74%) Scrum
4 30 (31.58%) SOA
4 30 (31.58%) TDD
5 20 (21.05%) Open Source
6 16 (16.84%) BPMN
7 15 (15.79%) BDD
7 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 15 (15.79%) Workflow
8 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.68%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 13 (13.68%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (10.53%) Coaching
10 10 (10.53%) SDLC
11 9 (9.47%) DevOps
11 9 (9.47%) Kanban
11 9 (9.47%) Microservices
12 8 (8.42%) MVC
12 8 (8.42%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.21%) SQL
4 21 (22.11%) Python
5 11 (11.58%) Perl
6 10 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.42%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (4.21%) C
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby
10 2 (2.11%) AspectJ
11 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.11%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.16%) Ansible
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) VMware
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.16%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.11%) ESRI
6 2 (2.11%) webMethods
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica