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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 6 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 113 205 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.04% 15.97% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.45% 44.96% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 134 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
444 456 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.66% 35.51% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 294 105
Average daily rate £360 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 103 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (36.28%) SQL
3 66 (29.20%) Oracle
3 66 (29.20%) JavaScript
4 65 (28.76%) Spring
5 56 (24.78%) TDD
6 52 (23.01%) JBoss
7 47 (20.80%) Hibernate
8 46 (20.35%) J2EE
9 45 (19.91%) XML
9 45 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (19.03%) HTML
11 41 (18.14%) CSS
11 41 (18.14%) Finance
12 40 (17.70%) PL/SQL
13 38 (16.81%) Web Services
14 35 (15.49%) Tomcat
15 33 (14.60%) Relational Database
16 32 (14.16%) JUnit
17 31 (13.72%) Linux
18 30 (13.27%) JSP
19 28 (12.39%) UNIX
19 28 (12.39%) jQuery
19 28 (12.39%) JIRA
19 28 (12.39%) Maven
20 27 (11.95%) Banking
20 27 (11.95%) RESTful
21 26 (11.50%) Selenium
21 26 (11.50%) OO
22 25 (11.06%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (23.01%) JBoss
2 35 (15.49%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.87%) Apache
4 6 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.65%) Confluence
5 5 (2.21%) CMS
5 5 (2.21%) SAS
6 4 (1.77%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.33%) Node.js
7 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Heroku
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Internet
2 5 (2.21%) HTTP
3 3 (1.33%) DNS
4 2 (0.88%) SSH
4 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.88%) LDAP
4 2 (0.88%) DHCP
4 2 (0.88%) Intranet
4 2 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.60%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.75%) MySQL
3 13 (5.75%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.98%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.21%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.88%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.44%) DataStax
10 1 (0.44%) DB2
10 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (14.16%) JUnit
2 28 (12.39%) Maven
2 28 (12.39%) JIRA
3 26 (11.50%) Selenium
4 22 (9.73%) Eclipse
4 22 (9.73%) Ant
5 21 (9.29%) Subversion
5 21 (9.29%) Jenkins
6 20 (8.85%) Git (software)
7 18 (7.96%) Cucumber
7 18 (7.96%) Hudson
8 14 (6.19%) WebDriver
9 11 (4.87%) Mockito
9 11 (4.87%) Gradle
10 8 (3.54%) JProfiler
11 7 (3.10%) FitNesse
11 7 (3.10%) NetBeans
12 6 (2.65%) jMock
13 5 (2.21%) CruiseControl
13 5 (2.21%) PowerDesigner
General
1 41 (18.14%) Finance
2 27 (11.95%) Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.88%) Marketing
4 2 (0.88%) Retail
4 2 (0.88%) Games
4 2 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (64.16%) Developer
2 100 (44.25%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.27%) Architect
4 16 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (6.64%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (4.87%) Analyst
8 7 (3.10%) Applications Support
9 6 (2.65%) Solutions Designer
9 6 (2.65%) Web Developer
9 6 (2.65%) PL/SQL Developer
9 6 (2.65%) Support Manager
9 6 (2.65%) Applications Support Manager
9 6 (2.65%) Applications Manager
9 6 (2.65%) Designer
9 6 (2.65%) Test Leader
10 4 (1.77%) Java Architect
10 4 (1.77%) SQL Developer
10 4 (1.77%) PHP Developer
10 4 (1.77%) PowerBuilder Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (28.76%) Spring
2 47 (20.80%) Hibernate
3 46 (20.35%) J2EE
4 45 (19.91%) XML
5 43 (19.03%) HTML
6 41 (18.14%) CSS
7 38 (16.81%) Web Services
8 30 (13.27%) JSP
9 28 (12.39%) jQuery
10 27 (11.95%) RESTful
11 22 (9.73%) Java EE
12 21 (9.29%) JSF
13 19 (8.41%) HTML5
14 16 (7.08%) Ajax
14 16 (7.08%) Struts
15 14 (6.19%) JPA
16 13 (5.75%) Drools
16 13 (5.75%) AngularJS
16 13 (5.75%) MyBatis
16 13 (5.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.10%) User Experience
4 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.77%) GIS
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) PKI
7 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) Equities
8 1 (0.44%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.44%) iSeries
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.72%) Linux
2 28 (12.39%) UNIX
3 11 (4.87%) Android
4 7 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.21%) Windows
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) OS/400
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.78%) TDD
3 45 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (11.50%) OO
5 25 (11.06%) SOA
5 25 (11.06%) Unit Testing
6 24 (10.62%) SDLC
7 21 (9.29%) Test Automation
7 21 (9.29%) Scrum
8 20 (8.85%) MVC
9 18 (7.96%) UML
10 15 (6.64%) Web Application Development
11 14 (6.19%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.19%) Web Development
12 13 (5.75%) BDD
12 13 (5.75%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.31%) Pair Programming
13 12 (5.31%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.87%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (4.42%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 82 (36.28%) SQL
2 66 (29.20%) JavaScript
3 40 (17.70%) PL/SQL
4 13 (5.75%) Python
5 12 (5.31%) Perl
5 12 (5.31%) C#
6 10 (4.42%) PHP
7 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.77%) Ruby
8 4 (1.77%) C++
9 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.88%) Ada
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.44%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.44%) RPG
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.98%) Sun Certification
2 5 (2.21%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) HND
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) Puppet
1 4 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) StatsD
2 1 (0.44%) Graphite
2 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.44%) Nagios
2 1 (0.44%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 66 (29.20%) Oracle
2 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
3 6 (2.65%) Sun
4 4 (1.77%) VMware
5 3 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.33%) Adobe
5 3 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.88%) Remedy
6 2 (0.88%) Alterian
6 2 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) Twitter
7 1 (0.44%) Sybase
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