The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 113 174 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.44% 13.56% 7.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.49% 42.13% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 107 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Java
Scotland

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
411 413 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.06% 32.19% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 227 102
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 145 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.09%) SQL
3 79 (28.73%) Spring
4 71 (25.82%) Oracle
5 66 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 64 (23.27%) XML
7 60 (21.82%) J2EE
7 60 (21.82%) TDD
8 59 (21.45%) JBoss
9 57 (20.73%) HTML
10 56 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (20.00%) Finance
12 54 (19.64%) UNIX
13 53 (19.27%) CSS
14 51 (18.55%) Hibernate
15 46 (16.73%) JSF
16 42 (15.27%) JSP
17 39 (14.18%) Web Services
17 39 (14.18%) JUnit
17 39 (14.18%) PL/SQL
17 39 (14.18%) Banking
18 38 (13.82%) Linux
19 37 (13.45%) Unit Testing
20 36 (13.09%) SOA
20 36 (13.09%) Relational Database
21 35 (12.73%) Tomcat
21 35 (12.73%) Java EE
22 32 (11.64%) Selenium
23 31 (11.27%) Maven
24 28 (10.18%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (21.45%) JBoss
2 35 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 19 (6.91%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.36%) Apache
5 6 (2.18%) SAS
5 6 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.82%) Confluence
7 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.73%) Jetty
9 2 (0.73%) IIS
9 2 (0.73%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.45%) IaaS
4 3 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.36%) HTTP
2 7 (2.55%) Internet
3 3 (1.09%) Intranet
4 2 (0.73%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.73%) LDAP
4 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) SAN
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.09%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.18%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.45%) DB2
6 4 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.73%) MySQL
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.36%) DataStax
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) DataStage
9 1 (0.36%) Informix
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (14.18%) JUnit
2 32 (11.64%) Selenium
3 31 (11.27%) Maven
4 27 (9.82%) JIRA
5 25 (9.09%) Subversion
6 24 (8.73%) JProfiler
6 24 (8.73%) Eclipse
7 21 (7.64%) Cucumber
7 21 (7.64%) Jenkins
8 20 (7.27%) Ant
9 19 (6.91%) Git (software)
10 17 (6.18%) Mockito
11 13 (4.73%) Mercurial
11 13 (4.73%) CruiseControl
12 12 (4.36%) FitNesse
12 12 (4.36%) Gradle
13 11 (4.00%) jMock
13 11 (4.00%) JMeter
13 11 (4.00%) Hudson
14 9 (3.27%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (20.00%) Finance
2 39 (14.18%) Banking
3 4 (1.45%) Retail
3 4 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 180 (65.45%) Developer
2 122 (44.36%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.55%) Architect
4 24 (8.73%) Analyst
5 20 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.82%) Android Developer
7 15 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 10 (3.64%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.64%) UI Developer
11 9 (3.27%) UI Programmer
12 8 (2.91%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.55%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
14 6 (2.18%) Applications Manager
14 6 (2.18%) Applications Support Manager
14 6 (2.18%) PL/SQL Developer
14 6 (2.18%) Support Manager
14 6 (2.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.73%) Spring
2 64 (23.27%) XML
3 60 (21.82%) J2EE
4 57 (20.73%) HTML
5 53 (19.27%) CSS
6 51 (18.55%) Hibernate
7 46 (16.73%) JSF
8 42 (15.27%) JSP
9 39 (14.18%) Web Services
10 35 (12.73%) Java EE
11 28 (10.18%) XSLT
12 27 (9.82%) Ajax
12 27 (9.82%) jQuery
13 25 (9.09%) Struts
14 22 (8.00%) JDBC
15 21 (7.64%) iBATIS
16 19 (6.91%) JMS
16 19 (6.91%) RESTful
17 17 (6.18%) RichFaces
18 16 (5.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.91%) Mobile App
2 13 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.36%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.00%) Open Source
5 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.18%) User Experience
7 5 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.45%) GIS
8 4 (1.45%) Social Media
9 3 (1.09%) iPhone
9 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.73%) PKI
10 2 (0.73%) iSeries
10 2 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.36%) Derivative
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.36%) AS400
11 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.64%) UNIX
2 38 (13.82%) Linux
3 23 (8.36%) Android
4 13 (4.73%) Windows
5 12 (4.36%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) OS/400
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.82%) TDD
3 56 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (13.45%) Unit Testing
5 36 (13.09%) SOA
6 26 (9.45%) Test Automation
7 24 (8.73%) MVC
7 24 (8.73%) Scrum
8 21 (7.64%) Android Development
9 20 (7.27%) OO
10 18 (6.55%) Web Development
11 16 (5.82%) Web Application Development
12 15 (5.45%) Pair Programming
13 13 (4.73%) BDD
13 13 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.36%) DevOps
15 11 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (4.00%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 10 (3.64%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 91 (33.09%) SQL
2 66 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 39 (14.18%) PL/SQL
4 21 (7.64%) Perl
5 15 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.36%) C#
7 10 (3.64%) Python
8 8 (2.91%) PHP
9 5 (1.82%) C++
10 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.73%) Ruby
11 2 (0.73%) VBA
12 1 (0.36%) C
12 1 (0.36%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.36%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.36%) RPG
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.64%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (0.36%) HND
4 1 (0.36%) PMP
4 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Puppet
1 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Graphite
2 1 (0.36%) StatsD
2 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.36%) Nagios
2 1 (0.36%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 71 (25.82%) Oracle
2 13 (4.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (2.18%) Sun
4 5 (1.82%) Google
5 4 (1.45%) IBM
5 4 (1.45%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.09%) Adobe
7 2 (0.73%) Lotus
8 1 (0.36%) F5
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) Alterian
8 1 (0.36%) Sybase
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Dell
8 1 (0.36%) Hitachi
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Rate: £400.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
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