The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £225 £338 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -13.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £338 £390
% change year-on-year
+21.85% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £47.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +2.70%

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
789 1314 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.29% 95.70% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 666 670
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Ada
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

Java Software Engineer 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Ada
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA