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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 55 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 39 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 2.97% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 3.12% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 49
Average daily rate £360 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
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
1465 1380 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.44% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 783 669
Average daily rate £400 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (77.06%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (66.97%) JBoss
4 68 (62.39%) Java EE
5 62 (56.88%) Eclipse
6 57 (52.29%) TDD
7 56 (51.38%) SOA
8 55 (50.46%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (49.54%) Spring
10 53 (48.62%) XML
11 52 (47.71%) Scrum
12 47 (43.12%) XSLT
13 45 (41.28%) JProfiler
14 41 (37.61%) Performance Monitoring
14 41 (37.61%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 36 (33.03%) Hibernate
16 32 (29.36%) J2EE
17 29 (26.61%) JSF
18 25 (22.94%) Drools
19 24 (22.02%) Maven
20 23 (21.10%) jQuery
21 22 (20.18%) RESTful
21 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
21 22 (20.18%) SOAP
22 20 (18.35%) Oracle
23 19 (17.43%) HTML
24 18 (16.51%) SQL
24 18 (16.51%) jBPM
24 18 (16.51%) BPMN
25 17 (15.60%) WebLogic

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 73 (66.97%) JBoss
2 17 (15.60%) Tomcat
2 17 (15.60%) WebLogic
3 13 (11.93%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.26%) Node.js
5 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 4 (3.67%) Confluence
6 2 (1.83%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.92%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.59%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.59%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.75%) GIS
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.83%) QGIS
6 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (56.88%) Eclipse
2 45 (41.28%) JProfiler
3 24 (22.02%) Maven
4 14 (12.84%) JIRA
5 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.01%) JUnit
5 12 (11.01%) Subversion
6 7 (6.42%) JBehave
6 7 (6.42%) NetBeans
7 5 (4.59%) Cobertura
8 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.67%) Mockito
9 3 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.75%) FishEye
9 3 (2.75%) GitLab
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.83%) Bower
10 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.83%) Gradle
10 2 (1.83%) Hudson
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (62.39%) Java EE
2 54 (49.54%) Spring
3 53 (48.62%) XML
4 47 (43.12%) XSLT
5 36 (33.03%) Hibernate
6 32 (29.36%) J2EE
7 29 (26.61%) JSF
8 25 (22.94%) Drools
9 23 (21.10%) jQuery
10 22 (20.18%) RESTful
10 22 (20.18%) SOAP
11 19 (17.43%) HTML
12 18 (16.51%) jBPM
13 17 (15.60%) CSS
13 17 (15.60%) Web Services
14 16 (14.68%) RichFaces
15 14 (12.84%) Apache CXF
16 13 (11.93%) JPA
17 12 (11.01%) AngularJS
18 8 (7.34%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.92%) Clustering
2 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Linux
2 5 (4.59%) Unix
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (77.06%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.29%) TDD
3 56 (51.38%) SOA
4 55 (50.46%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (47.71%) Scrum
6 41 (37.61%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 41 (37.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 18 (16.51%) BPMN
8 17 (15.60%) SDLC
9 14 (12.84%) Workflow
10 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
11 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.17%) BDD
12 10 (9.17%) MVC
12 10 (9.17%) Open Source
13 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.34%) Microservices
13 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.50%) OO
14 6 (5.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.51%) SQL
4 14 (12.84%) Python
5 8 (7.34%) Perl
6 5 (4.59%) C
6 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.75%) PHP
7 3 (2.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.83%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.92%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.83%) VMware
4 1 (0.92%) hybris
4 1 (0.92%) Informatica
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