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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 126 168 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.36% 14.25% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.94% 42.00% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.38 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
451 400 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.33% 33.93% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 236 112
Average daily rate £350 £355 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 94 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.74%) SQL
3 60 (26.91%) Oracle
4 58 (26.01%) TDD
5 57 (25.56%) JavaScript
6 50 (22.42%) JBoss
7 49 (21.97%) Finance
7 49 (21.97%) Spring
8 46 (20.63%) Web Services
9 43 (19.28%) J2EE
10 42 (18.83%) HTML
11 41 (18.39%) XML
12 39 (17.49%) PL/SQL
12 39 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (16.14%) CSS
13 36 (16.14%) Hibernate
14 35 (15.70%) OO
15 34 (15.25%) Tomcat
16 31 (13.90%) Relational Database
17 29 (13.00%) Linux
18 28 (12.56%) JUnit
19 27 (12.11%) Banking
20 26 (11.66%) Scrum
20 26 (11.66%) Selenium
21 25 (11.21%) JIRA
21 25 (11.21%) JSP
22 24 (10.76%) SOA
22 24 (10.76%) SDLC
22 24 (10.76%) RESTful
23 22 (9.87%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 50 (22.42%) JBoss
2 34 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.04%) Apache
4 5 (2.24%) CMS
4 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.79%) Confluence
6 3 (1.35%) Node.js
6 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.35%) SAS
7 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Project
1 3 (1.35%) MS Office
1 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Heroku
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.14%) Internet
2 5 (2.24%) HTTP
3 3 (1.35%) DNS
4 2 (0.90%) SSL
4 2 (0.90%) SSH
4 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) LDAP
4 2 (0.90%) DHCP
4 2 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.45%) FTP
5 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.90%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.83%) MySQL
3 12 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.90%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.45%) DB2
9 1 (0.45%) DataStax
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (12.56%) JUnit
2 26 (11.66%) Selenium
3 25 (11.21%) JIRA
4 22 (9.87%) Maven
5 21 (9.42%) Ant
5 21 (9.42%) Jenkins
6 20 (8.97%) Eclipse
6 20 (8.97%) Cucumber
7 19 (8.52%) Hudson
7 19 (8.52%) Git (software)
8 14 (6.28%) WebDriver
9 13 (5.83%) Subversion
10 12 (5.38%) Gradle
11 9 (4.04%) Mockito
12 8 (3.59%) JProfiler
13 6 (2.69%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (2.69%) FitNesse
14 5 (2.24%) jMock
14 5 (2.24%) NetBeans
14 5 (2.24%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (21.97%) Finance
2 27 (12.11%) Banking
3 7 (3.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.35%) Military
5 2 (0.90%) Games
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (60.09%) Developer
2 91 (40.81%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.45%) Architect
4 21 (9.42%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (7.17%) Analyst
6 15 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (3.59%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.14%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.14%) Designer
10 6 (2.69%) Test Leader
10 6 (2.69%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (2.69%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (2.69%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.69%) Applications Support Manager
10 6 (2.69%) Applications Manager
10 6 (2.69%) Support Manager
10 6 (2.69%) PowerBuilder Developer
11 5 (2.24%) TIBCO Developer
11 5 (2.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.97%) Spring
2 46 (20.63%) Web Services
3 43 (19.28%) J2EE
4 42 (18.83%) HTML
5 41 (18.39%) XML
6 36 (16.14%) CSS
6 36 (16.14%) Hibernate
7 25 (11.21%) JSP
8 24 (10.76%) RESTful
9 20 (8.97%) jQuery
10 17 (7.62%) HTML5
11 15 (6.73%) JPA
12 14 (6.28%) .NET
13 13 (5.83%) JSF
13 13 (5.83%) Java EE
14 12 (5.38%) AngularJS
14 12 (5.38%) Ajax
14 12 (5.38%) JSON
14 12 (5.38%) Struts
15 11 (4.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.93%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.24%) User Experience
4 5 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.35%) GIS
7 2 (0.90%) PKI
7 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.45%) Derivative
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Physics
8 1 (0.45%) AS400
8 1 (0.45%) Equities
8 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.00%) Linux
2 20 (8.97%) UNIX
3 13 (5.83%) Android
4 10 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.24%) Windows
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) OS/400
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.01%) TDD
3 39 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (15.70%) OO
5 26 (11.66%) Scrum
6 24 (10.76%) SOA
6 24 (10.76%) SDLC
7 20 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 19 (8.52%) BDD
9 18 (8.07%) Test Automation
9 18 (8.07%) UML
10 17 (7.62%) MVC
11 16 (7.17%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.28%) Web Development
12 14 (6.28%) Pair Programming
13 13 (5.83%) Web Application Development
13 13 (5.83%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.93%) DevOps
14 11 (4.93%) Logical Data Model
14 11 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.74%) SQL
2 57 (25.56%) JavaScript
3 39 (17.49%) PL/SQL
4 17 (7.62%) C#
5 14 (6.28%) Python
6 12 (5.38%) Perl
7 8 (3.59%) PHP
8 6 (2.69%) C++
8 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.24%) Ruby
10 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.35%) Ada
12 2 (0.90%) C
13 1 (0.45%) Scala
13 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.45%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (4.04%) Sun Certification
2 8 (3.59%) Degree
3 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
2 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.35%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.45%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) StatsD
3 1 (0.45%) Graphite
3 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 60 (26.91%) Oracle
2 10 (4.48%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.59%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.69%) Sun
5 4 (1.79%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.35%) Adobe
7 2 (0.90%) Remedy
7 2 (0.90%) ESRI
7 2 (0.90%) Alterian
8 1 (0.45%) F5
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter
8 1 (0.45%) Sybase
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