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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 156 193 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.84% 14.06% 11.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.62% 42.98% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 121 75
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
366 449 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.20% 32.70% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 262 278
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 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 23 January 2017.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 189 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (42.11%) Scrum
3 93 (32.63%) Python
4 92 (32.28%) JavaScript
5 88 (30.88%) TDD
6 77 (27.02%) BDD
7 76 (26.67%) Web Services
8 75 (26.32%) SQL
9 73 (25.61%) AngularJS
10 67 (23.51%) JIRA
11 66 (23.16%) Oracle
12 63 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (21.40%) HTML
14 58 (20.35%) Maven
15 57 (20.00%) JBoss
16 54 (18.95%) XML
17 51 (17.89%) Cucumber
18 50 (17.54%) Open Source
19 47 (16.49%) Spring
20 46 (16.14%) Finance
20 46 (16.14%) SOA
21 45 (15.79%) Java EE
22 44 (15.44%) Linux
23 43 (15.09%) Degree
24 42 (14.74%) Jenkins
24 42 (14.74%) OpenLayers
25 41 (14.39%) GeoServer
25 41 (14.39%) PostGIS
26 40 (14.04%) Leaflet
26 40 (14.04%) Hibernate

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 57 (20.00%) JBoss
2 41 (14.39%) GeoServer
3 22 (7.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (4.91%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.46%) Apache
6 5 (1.75%) CMS
7 4 (1.40%) nginx
8 3 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.05%) Confluence
8 3 (1.05%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.05%) IIS
8 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.35%) CICS
10 1 (0.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (1.75%) MS Office
2 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.46%) Sonata
3 2 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (2.11%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.11%) PaaS
4 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.40%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.70%) Route 53
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.16%) HTTP
2 7 (2.46%) Internet
3 5 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.40%) DNS
4 4 (1.40%) Firewall
5 3 (1.05%) SSL
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.63%) GIS
2 34 (11.93%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.51%) MySQL
6 9 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (3.16%) Spatial Data
6 9 (3.16%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.40%) Big Data
8 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.05%) DB2
9 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.05%) QGIS
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (23.51%) JIRA
2 58 (20.35%) Maven
3 51 (17.89%) Cucumber
4 42 (14.74%) Jenkins
5 37 (12.98%) Selenium
6 32 (11.23%) Gradle
6 32 (11.23%) Subversion
7 25 (8.77%) JBehave
8 24 (8.42%) Eclipse
8 24 (8.42%) Git (software)
9 17 (5.96%) Artifactory
10 10 (3.51%) SoapUI
11 9 (3.16%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.11%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.75%) JProfiler
13 5 (1.75%) JUnit
13 5 (1.75%) Protractor
14 4 (1.40%) gulp
14 4 (1.40%) Jasmine
15 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (16.14%) Finance
2 9 (3.16%) Banking
3 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.05%) Law
4 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 193 (67.72%) Developer
2 115 (40.35%) Java Developer
3 24 (8.42%) Analyst
4 23 (8.07%) Senior Developer
5 17 (5.96%) Python Developer
6 16 (5.61%) GIS Developer
6 16 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (5.61%) Web Developer
7 15 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 14 (4.91%) Developer in Test
8 14 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (4.21%) Architect
9 12 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.21%) Senior Test Analyst
10 11 (3.86%) Java Engineer
11 9 (3.16%) Angular Developer
12 8 (2.81%) Analyst Developer
12 8 (2.81%) Consultant
12 8 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (26.67%) Web Services
2 73 (25.61%) AngularJS
3 61 (21.40%) HTML
4 54 (18.95%) XML
5 47 (16.49%) Spring
6 45 (15.79%) Java EE
7 42 (14.74%) OpenLayers
8 41 (14.39%) PostGIS
9 40 (14.04%) Hibernate
9 40 (14.04%) Leaflet
10 35 (12.28%) SOAP
11 34 (11.93%) CSS
12 30 (10.53%) RESTful
13 29 (10.18%) XSLT
14 28 (9.82%) J2EE
15 26 (9.12%) JSF
16 24 (8.42%) RichFaces
17 23 (8.07%) JPA
18 22 (7.72%) JMS
19 20 (7.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.86%) Fintech
4 9 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.16%) User Experience
5 7 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) Social Media
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) Animation
10 1 (0.35%) DataPower
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.44%) Linux
2 14 (4.91%) Windows
3 8 (2.81%) Android
4 7 (2.46%) Unix
5 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) VMS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (66.32%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (42.11%) Scrum
3 88 (30.88%) TDD
4 77 (27.02%) BDD
5 63 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (17.54%) Open Source
7 46 (16.14%) SOA
8 34 (11.93%) Web Development
9 30 (10.53%) Kanban
10 24 (8.42%) DevOps
11 23 (8.07%) Open Source Development
11 23 (8.07%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.02%) Mentoring
12 20 (7.02%) OO
12 20 (7.02%) SDLC
13 18 (6.32%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.61%) Front End Development
15 15 (5.26%) Microservices
16 14 (4.91%) Coaching
17 12 (4.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.63%) Python
2 92 (32.28%) JavaScript
3 75 (26.32%) SQL
4 28 (9.82%) PL/SQL
5 20 (7.02%) C#
6 7 (2.46%) C
6 7 (2.46%) ES6
7 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.11%) Perl
7 6 (2.11%) PHP
8 5 (1.75%) Ruby
8 5 (1.75%) Scala
9 4 (1.40%) C++
9 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.05%) Groovy
10 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.05%) XAML
11 2 (0.70%) Clojure
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (15.09%) Degree
2 14 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.46%) ISEB
4 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.67%) QA
2 8 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.70%) SDET
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.70%) zsh
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (8.07%) Ansible
2 19 (6.67%) Puppet
3 8 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (1.05%) OpenView
5 1 (0.35%) Packer
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (23.16%) Oracle
2 40 (14.04%) ESRI
3 16 (5.61%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.46%) FNZ
5 7 (2.46%) HP
6 4 (1.40%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.05%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) Apigee
8 2 (0.70%) Informatica
8 2 (0.70%) Misys
9 1 (0.35%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco
9 1 (0.35%) Lumension
9 1 (0.35%) New Relic
9 1 (0.35%) Progress
9 1 (0.35%) RightScale
9 1 (0.35%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.35%) WSO2
9 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
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