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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 147 114 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.27% 6.67% 12.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.89% 25.33% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 68 101
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +96.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
388 450 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.67% 26.35% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 268 252
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -27.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 211 (66.77%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (48.42%) Scrum
3 147 (46.52%) Python
4 144 (45.57%) JavaScript
5 115 (36.39%) Web Services
6 100 (31.65%) Maven
6 100 (31.65%) Open Source
7 97 (30.70%) JBoss
8 93 (29.43%) TDD
9 92 (29.11%) JIRA
9 92 (29.11%) PostGIS
9 92 (29.11%) GeoServer
9 92 (29.11%) OpenLayers
10 88 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (27.53%) GIS
12 86 (27.22%) ESRI
12 86 (27.22%) Leaflet
13 78 (24.68%) SQL
13 78 (24.68%) Java EE
14 74 (23.42%) Jenkins
15 70 (22.15%) XML
16 67 (21.20%) BDD
17 66 (20.89%) HTML
18 62 (19.62%) SOAP
18 62 (19.62%) Cucumber
18 62 (19.62%) AngularJS
19 61 (19.30%) Oracle
19 61 (19.30%) Hibernate
20 60 (18.99%) Gradle
20 60 (18.99%) Ansible

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 97 (30.70%) JBoss
2 92 (29.11%) GeoServer
3 15 (4.75%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.75%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.16%) Apache
5 8 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (0.95%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.95%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) Confluence
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
2 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.27%) Sonata
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.53%) PaaS
4 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.95%) iTunes
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.63%) IaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Route 53
6 2 (0.63%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.11%) HTTP
2 10 (3.16%) SSL
3 6 (1.90%) Firewall
3 6 (1.90%) SSH
4 3 (0.95%) DNS
4 3 (0.95%) Internet
4 3 (0.95%) LDAP
5 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.63%) Network Security
5 2 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.32%) DHCP
6 1 (0.32%) DMZ
6 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.53%) GIS
2 37 (11.71%) NoSQL
3 32 (10.13%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.43%) Spatial Data
5 13 (4.11%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.90%) QGIS
8 6 (1.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.27%) Big Data
9 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.63%) DB2
10 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.32%) MySQL
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 100 (31.65%) Maven
2 92 (29.11%) JIRA
3 74 (23.42%) Jenkins
4 62 (19.62%) Cucumber
5 60 (18.99%) Gradle
6 56 (17.72%) JBehave
7 50 (15.82%) Subversion
8 47 (14.87%) Artifactory
8 47 (14.87%) Selenium
9 34 (10.76%) Eclipse
10 24 (7.59%) Git (software)
11 14 (4.43%) Hudson
11 14 (4.43%) SoapUI
12 12 (3.80%) Bower
13 9 (2.85%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.53%) JUnit
15 7 (2.22%) WebDriver
16 6 (1.90%) MSBuild
16 6 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (1.58%) GitLab
General
1 27 (8.54%) Finance
2 11 (3.48%) Banking
3 6 (1.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.32%) Advertising
4 1 (0.32%) Law
4 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.32%) Marketing
4 1 (0.32%) Military
4 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 231 (73.10%) Developer
2 115 (36.39%) Java Developer
3 64 (20.25%) GIS Developer
4 42 (13.29%) Senior Developer
5 36 (11.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 35 (11.08%) Web Developer
7 20 (6.33%) GIS Web Developer
8 15 (4.75%) Analyst
9 14 (4.43%) Test Analyst
10 13 (4.11%) Consultant
10 13 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.11%) Senior Test Analyst
11 12 (3.80%) Developer in Test
11 12 (3.80%) UI Developer
12 11 (3.48%) Python Developer
13 10 (3.16%) Open Source Developer
14 7 (2.22%) Architect
14 7 (2.22%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.22%) UI/UX Developer
14 7 (2.22%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (36.39%) Web Services
2 92 (29.11%) OpenLayers
2 92 (29.11%) PostGIS
3 86 (27.22%) Leaflet
4 78 (24.68%) Java EE
5 70 (22.15%) XML
6 66 (20.89%) HTML
7 62 (19.62%) AngularJS
7 62 (19.62%) SOAP
8 61 (19.30%) Hibernate
9 49 (15.51%) JSF
10 48 (15.19%) REST
11 43 (13.61%) Spring
11 43 (13.61%) XSLT
12 39 (12.34%) Drools
12 39 (12.34%) RichFaces
13 36 (11.39%) JPA
14 35 (11.08%) jBPM
15 32 (10.13%) JMS
16 31 (9.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) User Experience
2 12 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.58%) Fintech
6 4 (1.27%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.27%) Physics
7 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.95%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.95%) iPad
7 3 (0.95%) iPhone
7 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.95%) Social Media
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.63%) Photography
9 1 (0.32%) DataPower
9 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.09%) Linux
2 17 (5.38%) Unix
3 14 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.16%) Windows
5 9 (2.85%) Android
6 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) CyanogenMod
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (66.77%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (48.42%) Scrum
3 100 (31.65%) Open Source
4 93 (29.43%) TDD
5 88 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (21.20%) BDD
7 56 (17.72%) SOA
8 48 (15.19%) SDLC
9 44 (13.92%) Web Development
10 35 (11.08%) Kanban
11 31 (9.81%) Mentoring
12 29 (9.18%) DevOps
13 27 (8.54%) Open Source Development
14 23 (7.28%) Coaching
15 20 (6.33%) OO
16 18 (5.70%) User Stories
17 16 (5.06%) Front End Development
18 15 (4.75%) Software Engineering
18 15 (4.75%) Test Automation
19 14 (4.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (46.52%) Python
2 144 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 78 (24.68%) SQL
4 30 (9.49%) PL/SQL
5 22 (6.96%) Perl
6 15 (4.75%) CoffeeScript
7 14 (4.43%) C++
8 13 (4.11%) C
9 11 (3.48%) Ruby
10 10 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.16%) C#
11 7 (2.22%) Korn
12 6 (1.90%) Bourne shell
12 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.58%) PHP
14 4 (1.27%) Scala
15 3 (0.95%) ES6
15 3 (0.95%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.63%) AspectJ
16 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (11.71%) Degree
2 6 (1.90%) ISEB
2 6 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.27%) VCAP
3 4 (1.27%) VCP6
3 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.86%) WCAG
2 20 (6.33%) QA
3 12 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) SDET
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.06%) Docker
2 5 (1.58%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.32%) KVM
4 1 (0.32%) vCloud
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.32%) zsh
Systems Management
1 60 (18.99%) Ansible
2 15 (4.75%) Puppet
3 8 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.27%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.27%) vRealize
5 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.32%) logstash
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.32%) rkt
5 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 86 (27.22%) ESRI
2 61 (19.30%) Oracle
3 28 (8.86%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.70%) VMware
5 10 (3.16%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.22%) Splunk
7 6 (1.90%) HP
7 6 (1.90%) webMethods
8 5 (1.58%) Cisco
9 4 (1.27%) EMC
9 4 (1.27%) FNZ
9 4 (1.27%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.27%) IBM
10 3 (0.95%) CA
10 3 (0.95%) F5
11 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.32%) Citrix
11 1 (0.32%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.32%) Google
11 1 (0.32%) Sybase
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