The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 205 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.03% 5.53% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.47% 21.76% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 28 14
Average daily rate
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£415 £380 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £299 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
461 262 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.04% 25.44% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 104 97
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
Scotland

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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.

1 183 (48.54%) JBoss
2 120 (31.83%) SOA
3 116 (30.77%) Java EE
4 102 (27.06%) JSF
5 96 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (24.40%) Oracle
7 80 (21.22%) HTML
8 78 (20.69%) Web Services
9 76 (20.16%) Scrum
10 73 (19.36%) XML
11 72 (19.10%) Hibernate
12 69 (18.30%) Spring
13 65 (17.24%) Maven
14 52 (13.79%) RichFaces
15 51 (13.53%) BPMN
16 47 (12.47%) Relational Database
16 47 (12.47%) Linux
17 45 (11.94%) CSS
18 43 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
18 43 (11.41%) Apache CXF
19 42 (11.14%) Drools
19 42 (11.14%) SOAP
20 41 (10.88%) J2EE
20 41 (10.88%) TDD
21 39 (10.34%) JavaScript
21 39 (10.34%) JPA
22 37 (9.81%) HTTP
23 34 (9.02%) RESTful
24 32 (8.49%) Workflow
24 32 (8.49%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (3.71%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.39%) Apache
2 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.39%) Apache Solr
3 6 (1.59%) Confluence
3 6 (1.59%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (0.80%) CMS
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.53%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.53%) IIS
6 2 (0.53%) SAS
6 2 (0.53%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.53%) CICS
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.24%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.06%) PaaS
1 4 (1.06%) Heroku
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.81%) HTTP
2 10 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.65%) SSL
3 9 (2.39%) DNS
3 9 (2.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (1.33%) LDAP
5 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.53%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) X.509
7 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.47%) Relational Database
2 23 (6.10%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.39%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.59%) MySQL
6 5 (1.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.80%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.27%) DB2
9 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 65 (17.24%) Maven
2 28 (7.43%) Subversion
3 21 (5.57%) Selenium
3 21 (5.57%) Eclipse
4 19 (5.04%) JUnit
5 17 (4.51%) JIRA
6 15 (3.98%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.59%) NetBeans
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.06%) Ant
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.06%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.06%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.80%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.80%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.80%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.80%) JBuilder
10 3 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 32 (8.49%) Finance
2 8 (2.12%) Banking
3 6 (1.59%) Retail
4 3 (0.80%) Publishing
5 2 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.27%) German Language
6 1 (0.27%) International Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 223 (59.15%) Developer
2 144 (38.20%) Java Developer
3 47 (12.47%) Architect
4 36 (9.55%) UI Developer
4 36 (9.55%) UI Programmer
5 27 (7.16%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.90%) Java Architect
7 22 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.04%) Designer
9 18 (4.77%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.24%) Technical Leader
11 15 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.71%) Applications Architect
12 14 (3.71%) Front-End Developer
13 13 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
13 13 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
14 12 (3.18%) Java Applications Architect
14 12 (3.18%) Analyst
15 11 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 10 (2.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (30.77%) Java EE
2 102 (27.06%) JSF
3 80 (21.22%) HTML
4 78 (20.69%) Web Services
5 73 (19.36%) XML
6 72 (19.10%) Hibernate
7 69 (18.30%) Spring
8 52 (13.79%) RichFaces
9 45 (11.94%) CSS
10 43 (11.41%) Apache CXF
11 42 (11.14%) Drools
11 42 (11.14%) SOAP
12 41 (10.88%) J2EE
13 39 (10.34%) JPA
14 34 (9.02%) RESTful
15 28 (7.43%) jBPM
16 25 (6.63%) JSP
16 25 (6.63%) jQuery
17 21 (5.57%) JSON
18 20 (5.31%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.51%) Open Source
2 10 (2.65%) GIS
3 6 (1.59%) FMCG
4 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.53%) DataPower
6 2 (0.53%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.27%) PKI
7 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.47%) Linux
2 21 (5.57%) UNIX
3 16 (4.24%) Windows
4 14 (3.71%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Android
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (31.83%) SOA
2 96 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (20.16%) Scrum
4 51 (13.53%) BPMN
5 43 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (10.88%) TDD
7 32 (8.49%) Workflow
8 29 (7.69%) UML
9 28 (7.43%) Project Management
10 26 (6.90%) Use Case
11 25 (6.63%) Data Modelling
12 22 (5.84%) OO
13 20 (5.31%) Waterfall
14 18 (4.77%) Software Engineering
15 17 (4.51%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (3.98%) Refactoring
18 13 (3.45%) Web Design
19 12 (3.18%) Test Automation
20 10 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 31 (8.22%) SQL
3 9 (2.39%) C
4 7 (1.86%) Python
5 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.59%) Perl
6 5 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.33%) Apex Code
7 4 (1.06%) VBA
7 4 (1.06%) Ruby
7 4 (1.06%) C#
8 3 (0.80%) PHP
8 3 (0.80%) VBScript
8 3 (0.80%) Groovy
9 2 (0.53%) XPath
9 2 (0.53%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.53%) VB
9 2 (0.53%) Jython
10 1 (0.27%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.53%) Degree
2 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) ISEB
3 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.71%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Puppet
1 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.53%) CA Wily
2 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.53%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.27%) Munin
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 183 (48.54%) JBoss
2 92 (24.40%) Oracle
3 16 (4.24%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.39%) IBM
5 6 (1.59%) HP
6 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.80%) Sybase
8 2 (0.53%) CA
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.53%) Sun
8 2 (0.53%) Google
8 2 (0.53%) Pega
9 1 (0.27%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.27%) VMware
9 1 (0.27%) Cadence
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago