The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 4 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 167 180 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.93% 12.47% 8.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.39% 38.79% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 106 75
Median daily rate £388 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +15.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
360 464 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.96% 32.13% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 268 274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.61% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Java.

1 182 (60.07%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (37.62%) Scrum
3 82 (27.06%) Python
4 81 (26.73%) JavaScript
5 80 (26.40%) TDD
6 74 (24.42%) AngularJS
7 73 (24.09%) Web Services
8 72 (23.76%) Finance
8 72 (23.76%) BDD
9 71 (23.43%) SQL
10 65 (21.45%) Linux
11 61 (20.13%) Spring
11 61 (20.13%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (19.14%) Oracle
13 54 (17.82%) Cucumber
14 52 (17.16%) JIRA
14 52 (17.16%) HTML
15 51 (16.83%) Selenium
16 50 (16.50%) Jenkins
17 49 (16.17%) Degree
18 46 (15.18%) Maven
19 41 (13.53%) JBoss
20 37 (12.21%) XML
20 37 (12.21%) Git (software)
21 36 (11.88%) SOA
22 35 (11.55%) Java EE
22 35 (11.55%) Open Source
23 34 (11.22%) Software Engineering
23 34 (11.22%) Hibernate
24 32 (10.56%) CSS

Java
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 41 (13.53%) JBoss
2 28 (9.24%) GeoServer
3 15 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.31%) Apache
6 5 (1.65%) CMS
7 4 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.32%) IIS
7 4 (1.32%) nginx
8 3 (0.99%) Confluence
8 3 (0.99%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.33%) CICS
10 1 (0.33%) Liferay
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.65%) MS Office
2 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.65%) Sonata
3 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.64%) PaaS
4 6 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (1.98%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.66%) Route 53
7 2 (0.66%) SaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.31%) Internet
2 6 (1.98%) HTTP
3 5 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (0.99%) DNS
4 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
6 1 (0.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.90%) Oracle Database
2 24 (7.92%) GIS
3 22 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.93%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.94%) MySQL
6 16 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.96%) SQL Server
8 11 (3.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.97%) Spatial Data
10 6 (1.98%) Big Data
11 5 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.99%) DB2
13 3 (0.99%) QGIS
14 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.66%) Pentaho
15 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (17.82%) Cucumber
2 52 (17.16%) JIRA
3 51 (16.83%) Selenium
4 50 (16.50%) Jenkins
5 46 (15.18%) Maven
6 37 (12.21%) Git (software)
7 27 (8.91%) Gradle
7 27 (8.91%) Subversion
8 20 (6.60%) Eclipse
8 20 (6.60%) JBehave
9 19 (6.27%) WebDriver
10 13 (4.29%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.97%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.98%) Bugzilla
12 6 (1.98%) JUnit
12 6 (1.98%) Mockito
13 5 (1.65%) Ant
13 5 (1.65%) JProfiler
13 5 (1.65%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.65%) Protractor
General
1 72 (23.76%) Finance
2 15 (4.95%) Banking
3 7 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.65%) Law
5 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (59.41%) Developer
2 106 (34.98%) Java Developer
3 21 (6.93%) Senior Developer
4 20 (6.60%) Analyst
5 17 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (5.28%) Architect
7 15 (4.95%) Java Engineer
7 15 (4.95%) Test Engineer
8 14 (4.62%) Junior
8 14 (4.62%) Python Developer
8 14 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 12 (3.96%) Junior Developer
10 12 (3.96%) Junior Java Developer
10 12 (3.96%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.96%) Tester
10 12 (3.96%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.63%) Consultant
11 11 (3.63%) GIS Developer
12 10 (3.30%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (24.42%) AngularJS
2 73 (24.09%) Web Services
3 61 (20.13%) Spring
4 52 (17.16%) HTML
5 37 (12.21%) XML
6 35 (11.55%) Java EE
7 34 (11.22%) Hibernate
8 32 (10.56%) CSS
8 32 (10.56%) RESTful
9 29 (9.57%) OpenLayers
10 28 (9.24%) J2EE
10 28 (9.24%) PostGIS
11 27 (8.91%) Leaflet
11 27 (8.91%) REST
12 24 (7.92%) .NET
13 23 (7.59%) HTML5
13 23 (7.59%) Node.js
14 20 (6.60%) SOAP
15 18 (5.94%) JPA
15 18 (5.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.96%) Fintech
5 9 (2.97%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.64%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.65%) User Experience
9 3 (0.99%) Social Media
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) iPad
10 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Animation
11 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.33%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) W3C
11 1 (0.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.45%) Linux
2 18 (5.94%) Windows
3 13 (4.29%) Android
4 12 (3.96%) Unix
5 8 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.66%) CentOS
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
8 1 (0.33%) MVS
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (60.07%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (37.62%) Scrum
3 80 (26.40%) TDD
4 72 (23.76%) BDD
5 61 (20.13%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (11.88%) SOA
7 35 (11.55%) Open Source
8 34 (11.22%) Software Engineering
9 31 (10.23%) Web Development
10 30 (9.90%) DevOps
10 30 (9.90%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.59%) OO
12 22 (7.26%) Kanban
12 22 (7.26%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.61%) Coaching
14 15 (4.95%) Front End Development
15 14 (4.62%) Microservices
15 14 (4.62%) Open Source Development
16 13 (4.29%) SDLC
17 12 (3.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.06%) Python
2 81 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 71 (23.43%) SQL
4 24 (7.92%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.60%) C#
6 10 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.64%) Perl
8 7 (2.31%) Ruby
9 6 (1.98%) PHP
10 5 (1.65%) ES6
10 5 (1.65%) Scala
10 5 (1.65%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.32%) C
11 4 (1.32%) C++
12 3 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.99%) Groovy
12 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.99%) XAML
13 2 (0.66%) Clojure
13 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (16.17%) Degree
2 18 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.98%) ISEB
5 4 (1.32%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) CEH
6 3 (0.99%) CISSP
7 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.66%) VCAP
7 2 (0.66%) VCP6
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) IISP
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.27%) QA
2 10 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.66%) SDET
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.64%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.66%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Xen
3 1 (0.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 21 (6.93%) Puppet
2 19 (6.27%) Ansible
3 9 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.65%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (1.65%) OpenView
4 5 (1.65%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.66%) SCCM
5 2 (0.66%) vRealize
6 1 (0.33%) Packer
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 58 (19.14%) Oracle
2 27 (8.91%) ESRI
3 17 (5.61%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.96%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.30%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.31%) HP
7 6 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.65%) FNZ
9 4 (1.32%) Splunk
10 3 (0.99%) Apigee
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco
11 2 (0.66%) IBM
11 2 (0.66%) Informatica
11 2 (0.66%) Lumension
11 2 (0.66%) Misys
11 2 (0.66%) VMware
12 1 (0.33%) OpenText
12 1 (0.33%) Perforce
12 1 (0.33%) Telerik
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