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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 140 135 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.28% 8.89% 13.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% 31.76% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 85 110
Median daily rate £381 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
380 425 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.48% 27.98% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 243 320
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 201 (67.00%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (45.67%) Scrum
3 114 (38.00%) JavaScript
4 111 (37.00%) Python
5 92 (30.67%) Web Services
6 90 (30.00%) TDD
7 87 (29.00%) JBoss
8 83 (27.67%) Maven
8 83 (27.67%) JIRA
9 75 (25.00%) XML
9 75 (25.00%) Open Source
10 71 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (23.67%) SQL
11 70 (23.33%) BDD
12 67 (22.33%) PostGIS
12 67 (22.33%) Java EE
12 67 (22.33%) GeoServer
12 67 (22.33%) OpenLayers
13 65 (21.67%) ESRI
13 65 (21.67%) Leaflet
14 60 (20.00%) HTML
14 60 (20.00%) Oracle
14 60 (20.00%) SOA
15 56 (18.67%) GIS
16 55 (18.33%) AngularJS
16 55 (18.33%) Cucumber
17 53 (17.67%) SOAP
18 51 (17.00%) Hibernate
19 49 (16.33%) Jenkins
20 48 (16.00%) Degree

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 87 (29.00%) JBoss
2 67 (22.33%) GeoServer
3 30 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (4.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.67%) Apache
7 3 (1.00%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.00%) CMS
7 3 (1.00%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.67%) Confluence
8 2 (0.67%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) CICS
9 1 (0.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (2.00%) MS Office
2 5 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.67%) Sonata
3 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.00%) IaaS
5 2 (0.67%) PaaS
5 2 (0.67%) Route 53
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) iTunes
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.67%) HTTP
2 9 (3.00%) Internet
3 8 (2.67%) SSL
4 5 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.33%) DNS
5 4 (1.33%) Firewall
5 4 (1.33%) SSH
6 3 (1.00%) Network Security
7 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.33%) DHCP
8 1 (0.33%) DMZ
8 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.33%) LAN
8 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.67%) GIS
2 31 (10.33%) Oracle Database
3 18 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.67%) MySQL
6 5 (1.67%) Spatial Data
7 4 (1.33%) Big Data
7 4 (1.33%) DB2
7 4 (1.33%) QGIS
8 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (27.67%) JIRA
1 83 (27.67%) Maven
2 55 (18.33%) Cucumber
3 49 (16.33%) Jenkins
4 47 (15.67%) Gradle
5 42 (14.00%) JBehave
6 37 (12.33%) Subversion
7 35 (11.67%) Eclipse
7 35 (11.67%) Selenium
8 33 (11.00%) Artifactory
9 21 (7.00%) Git (software)
10 11 (3.67%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.33%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.00%) GitLab
12 6 (2.00%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.67%) git-flow
13 5 (1.67%) JProfiler
13 5 (1.67%) JUnit
13 5 (1.67%) Protractor
14 4 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (10.67%) Finance
2 8 (2.67%) Banking
3 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.67%) Back Office
4 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.33%) Law
5 1 (0.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.33%) Military
5 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 222 (74.00%) Developer
2 122 (40.67%) Java Developer
3 30 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 29 (9.67%) Senior Developer
5 25 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 24 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (7.33%) Analyst
8 16 (5.33%) Test Analyst
9 15 (5.00%) Developer in Test
10 14 (4.67%) Python Developer
10 14 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (4.67%) Senior Test Analyst
11 13 (4.33%) UI Developer
12 11 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.33%) GIS Web Developer
13 10 (3.33%) Java Engineer
14 9 (3.00%) Consultant
15 8 (2.67%) Open Source Developer
16 7 (2.33%) UI/UX Developer
16 7 (2.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.67%) Web Services
2 75 (25.00%) XML
3 67 (22.33%) Java EE
3 67 (22.33%) OpenLayers
3 67 (22.33%) PostGIS
4 65 (21.67%) Leaflet
5 60 (20.00%) HTML
6 55 (18.33%) AngularJS
7 53 (17.67%) SOAP
8 51 (17.00%) Hibernate
9 45 (15.00%) JSF
10 41 (13.67%) XSLT
11 37 (12.33%) RichFaces
12 35 (11.67%) JPA
12 35 (11.67%) Spring
13 33 (11.00%) RESTful
14 32 (10.67%) Drools
14 32 (10.67%) J2EE
15 31 (10.33%) JMS
16 29 (9.67%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.33%) User Experience
2 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.33%) Fintech
6 3 (1.00%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.00%) Social Media
7 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.67%) Physics
8 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.33%) iPad
8 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.33%) Linux
2 14 (4.67%) Windows
3 11 (3.67%) Unix
4 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.67%) Android
6 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (67.00%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (45.67%) Scrum
3 90 (30.00%) TDD
4 75 (25.00%) Open Source
5 71 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (23.33%) BDD
7 60 (20.00%) SOA
8 38 (12.67%) Web Development
9 30 (10.00%) Kanban
9 30 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 28 (9.33%) Open Source Development
10 28 (9.33%) SDLC
11 23 (7.67%) DevOps
12 22 (7.33%) Coaching
13 20 (6.67%) OO
14 15 (5.00%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.00%) User Stories
15 13 (4.33%) Front End Development
16 12 (4.00%) Web Design
17 11 (3.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 114 (38.00%) JavaScript
2 111 (37.00%) Python
3 71 (23.67%) SQL
4 26 (8.67%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.00%) C#
6 10 (3.33%) C
7 6 (2.00%) C++
8 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (1.33%) ES6
8 4 (1.33%) Perl
8 4 (1.33%) PHP
8 4 (1.33%) Scala
9 3 (1.00%) Ruby
9 3 (1.00%) XAML
10 2 (0.67%) Clojure
11 1 (0.33%) AWK
11 1 (0.33%) Korn
11 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (16.00%) Degree
2 10 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.67%) ISEB
4 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.00%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.00%) VCAP
5 3 (1.00%) VCP6
5 3 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.33%) IISP
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) WCAG
2 11 (3.67%) QA
3 10 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) SDET
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.67%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) vSphere
3 2 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) zsh
4 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) KVM
4 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.33%) vCloud
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (13.33%) Ansible
2 11 (3.67%) Puppet
3 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.00%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.00%) OpenView
3 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.00%) vRealize
4 2 (0.67%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 65 (21.67%) ESRI
2 60 (20.00%) Oracle
3 20 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.00%) HP
6 6 (2.00%) VMware
7 5 (1.67%) Cisco
7 5 (1.67%) FNZ
8 4 (1.33%) ForgeRock
9 3 (1.00%) EMC
9 3 (1.00%) IBM
9 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.67%) Apigee
10 2 (0.67%) Misys
11 1 (0.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.33%) Lumension
11 1 (0.33%) Prolexic
11 1 (0.33%) RightScale
11 1 (0.33%) WSO2
11 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
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