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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 164 114 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.79% 6.92% 15.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.84% 26.70% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 70 116
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 £261 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
392 427 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.97% 25.91% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 253 244
Median daily rate £354 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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.

1 192 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 136 (42.77%) Python
3 136 (42.77%) Scrum
4 121 (38.05%) Web Services
5 104 (32.70%) Open Source
6 102 (32.08%) JBoss
7 96 (30.19%) Maven
8 87 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (26.42%) JIRA
10 83 (26.10%) PostGIS
10 83 (26.10%) GeoServer
11 82 (25.79%) OpenLayers
11 82 (25.79%) Java EE
11 82 (25.79%) GIS
12 80 (25.16%) TDD
13 76 (23.90%) ESRI
13 76 (23.90%) Leaflet
14 72 (22.64%) Jenkins
15 70 (22.01%) HTML
15 70 (22.01%) SQL
16 68 (21.38%) XML
17 67 (21.07%) Hibernate
18 64 (20.13%) AngularJS
19 63 (19.81%) SOAP
19 63 (19.81%) Oracle
20 57 (17.92%) Gradle
20 57 (17.92%) Ansible
20 57 (17.92%) Cucumber
21 56 (17.61%) BDD

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
1 102 (32.08%) JBoss
2 83 (26.10%) GeoServer
3 16 (5.03%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.72%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.46%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.83%) Apache
7 6 (1.89%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.26%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.94%) Confluence
9 3 (0.94%) IIS
10 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.57%) MS Office
3 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.94%) Sonata
3 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.52%) PaaS
3 7 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.94%) iTunes
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.40%) HTTP
2 9 (2.83%) SSL
3 8 (2.52%) LDAP
4 6 (1.89%) SSH
5 5 (1.57%) Firewall
6 3 (0.94%) Internet
6 3 (0.94%) Network Security
7 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.31%) DMZ
8 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.31%) LAN
8 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (25.79%) GIS
2 41 (12.89%) NoSQL
3 30 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.72%) Spatial Data
4 15 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.40%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.20%) QGIS
8 5 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.94%) Big Data
9 3 (0.94%) DB2
10 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) MySQL
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 96 (30.19%) Maven
2 84 (26.42%) JIRA
3 72 (22.64%) Jenkins
4 57 (17.92%) Cucumber
4 57 (17.92%) Gradle
5 55 (17.30%) JBehave
6 49 (15.41%) Subversion
7 46 (14.47%) Selenium
8 40 (12.58%) Artifactory
9 33 (10.38%) Eclipse
10 23 (7.23%) Git (software)
11 15 (4.72%) Hudson
12 12 (3.77%) Bower
12 12 (3.77%) JUnit
13 11 (3.46%) TeamCity
14 10 (3.14%) SoapUI
15 8 (2.52%) MSBuild
15 8 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (1.89%) GitLab
17 5 (1.57%) DBeaver
General
1 31 (9.75%) Finance
2 10 (3.14%) Banking
3 8 (2.52%) Legal
4 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Law
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 225 (70.75%) Developer
2 115 (36.16%) Java Developer
3 62 (19.50%) GIS Developer
4 39 (12.26%) Senior Developer
5 34 (10.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (9.43%) Web Developer
7 15 (4.72%) Architect
7 15 (4.72%) Consultant
7 15 (4.72%) GIS Web Developer
8 13 (4.09%) Open Source Developer
9 11 (3.46%) UI Developer
10 9 (2.83%) Analyst
10 9 (2.83%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.52%) Developer in Test
11 8 (2.52%) Python Developer
11 8 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.52%) Senior Test Analyst
11 8 (2.52%) Software Engineer
12 6 (1.89%) Java Consultant
12 6 (1.89%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (38.05%) Web Services
2 83 (26.10%) PostGIS
3 82 (25.79%) Java EE
3 82 (25.79%) OpenLayers
4 76 (23.90%) Leaflet
5 70 (22.01%) HTML
6 68 (21.38%) XML
7 67 (21.07%) Hibernate
8 64 (20.13%) AngularJS
9 63 (19.81%) SOAP
10 52 (16.35%) REST
10 52 (16.35%) Spring
11 50 (15.72%) JSF
12 42 (13.21%) Drools
13 39 (12.26%) JPA
13 39 (12.26%) RichFaces
13 39 (12.26%) XSLT
14 36 (11.32%) jBPM
14 36 (11.32%) RESTful
15 35 (11.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.26%) User Experience
2 11 (3.46%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.20%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.26%) Clustering
5 4 (1.26%) EMC VNX
5 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.26%) Physics
5 4 (1.26%) PKI
6 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.94%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.94%) iPad
6 3 (0.94%) iPhone
6 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.63%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.98%) Linux
2 21 (6.60%) Unix
3 17 (5.35%) Windows
4 13 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.20%) Android
6 4 (1.26%) Solaris
6 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) CyanogenMod
9 1 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (42.77%) Scrum
3 104 (32.70%) Open Source
4 87 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (25.16%) TDD
6 56 (17.61%) BDD
6 56 (17.61%) SOA
7 49 (15.41%) SDLC
8 41 (12.89%) Web Development
9 33 (10.38%) Mentoring
10 31 (9.75%) Kanban
11 27 (8.49%) DevOps
12 25 (7.86%) Open Source Development
13 21 (6.60%) Coaching
14 19 (5.97%) Microservices
14 19 (5.97%) OO
15 17 (5.35%) Unit Testing
16 16 (5.03%) OOD
17 15 (4.72%) Software Engineering
18 14 (4.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 138 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 136 (42.77%) Python
3 70 (22.01%) SQL
4 28 (8.81%) Perl
4 28 (8.81%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.29%) Ruby
6 15 (4.72%) CoffeeScript
7 14 (4.40%) C
7 14 (4.40%) C++
8 13 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.46%) C#
9 11 (3.46%) PHP
10 10 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.83%) Korn
12 8 (2.52%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.26%) VBA
14 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.63%) AspectJ
15 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (8.49%) Degree
2 10 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.26%) VCAP
3 4 (1.26%) VCP6
3 4 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.94%) ISEB
4 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.81%) WCAG
2 20 (6.29%) QA
3 11 (3.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (6.29%) Docker
2 5 (1.57%) GeoWebCache
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.26%) Veritas File System
3 4 (1.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (1.26%) vSphere
4 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
5 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (17.92%) Ansible
2 14 (4.40%) Puppet
3 10 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.89%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.26%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.26%) Nagios
5 4 (1.26%) TADDM
5 4 (1.26%) vRealize
6 2 (0.63%) logstash
6 2 (0.63%) rkt
6 2 (0.63%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 76 (23.90%) ESRI
2 63 (19.81%) Oracle
3 28 (8.81%) Red Hat
4 19 (5.97%) VMware
5 16 (5.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.14%) Splunk
7 6 (1.89%) HP
7 6 (1.89%) webMethods
8 5 (1.57%) Cisco
9 4 (1.26%) CA
9 4 (1.26%) EMC
9 4 (1.26%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.26%) IBM
9 4 (1.26%) Veritas
10 3 (0.94%) F5
10 3 (0.94%) FNZ
11 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.63%) Google
12 1 (0.31%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.31%) Fujitsu
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