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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 6 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Java 138 145 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.09% 12.89% 5.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.69% 43.03% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 21
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£380 £350 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £221 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
481 337 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.16% 29.96% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 171 103
Average daily rate £385 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 187 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (28.95%) JBoss
3 86 (25.15%) XML
4 75 (21.93%) Oracle
5 71 (20.76%) SOA
6 67 (19.59%) J2EE
6 67 (19.59%) Finance
6 67 (19.59%) TDD
7 65 (19.01%) Spring
8 64 (18.71%) JSF
9 60 (17.54%) Scrum
10 58 (16.96%) HTML
10 58 (16.96%) SQL
11 57 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (16.37%) Hibernate
13 53 (15.50%) Java EE
14 50 (14.62%) UNIX
15 48 (14.04%) Linux
16 44 (12.87%) Web Services
17 43 (12.57%) Banking
18 42 (12.28%) Eclipse
19 41 (11.99%) JSP
19 41 (11.99%) CSS
19 41 (11.99%) JavaScript
20 38 (11.11%) XSLT
21 37 (10.82%) Relational Database
22 36 (10.53%) Perl
22 36 (10.53%) JUnit
23 35 (10.23%) OO
23 35 (10.23%) RichFaces

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 99 (28.95%) JBoss
2 28 (8.19%) Tomcat
3 23 (6.73%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.39%) Apache
5 6 (1.75%) SAS
6 5 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.17%) CMS
8 3 (0.88%) Jetty
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.29%) IIS
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.17%) IaaS
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Force.com
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.02%) HTTP
2 7 (2.05%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.29%) SAN
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.82%) Relational Database
2 18 (5.26%) Big Data
3 10 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.46%) MySQL
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.17%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.88%) DB2
8 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.29%) Informix
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 42 (12.28%) Eclipse
2 36 (10.53%) JUnit
3 32 (9.36%) JProfiler
4 30 (8.77%) Selenium
5 26 (7.60%) Maven
6 21 (6.14%) JIRA
7 18 (5.26%) Subversion
7 18 (5.26%) Mercurial
8 17 (4.97%) Jenkins
9 15 (4.39%) Ant
10 14 (4.09%) JMeter
10 14 (4.09%) Cucumber
10 14 (4.09%) Mockito
11 13 (3.80%) Git (software)
12 11 (3.22%) FitNesse
13 10 (2.92%) CruiseControl
14 9 (2.63%) jMock
14 9 (2.63%) Robolectric
15 8 (2.34%) VisualVM
16 7 (2.05%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (19.59%) Finance
2 43 (12.57%) Banking
3 5 (1.46%) Retail Banking
3 5 (1.46%) Retail
4 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.29%) Advertising
5 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 224 (65.50%) Developer
2 147 (42.98%) Java Developer
3 40 (11.70%) Senior Developer
4 27 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (7.02%) UI Programmer
5 24 (7.02%) UI Developer
6 21 (6.14%) Analyst
6 21 (6.14%) Architect
6 21 (6.14%) Android Developer
6 21 (6.14%) Designer
7 14 (4.09%) ScrumMaster
8 11 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (2.92%) Senior UI Developer
9 10 (2.92%) Software Engineer
10 9 (2.63%) Technical Leader
10 9 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (2.63%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.34%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.05%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (25.15%) XML
2 67 (19.59%) J2EE
3 65 (19.01%) Spring
4 64 (18.71%) JSF
5 58 (16.96%) HTML
6 56 (16.37%) Hibernate
7 53 (15.50%) Java EE
8 44 (12.87%) Web Services
9 41 (11.99%) JSP
9 41 (11.99%) CSS
10 38 (11.11%) XSLT
11 35 (10.23%) RichFaces
12 34 (9.94%) jQuery
13 33 (9.65%) Apache CXF
14 30 (8.77%) SOAP
15 23 (6.73%) RESTful
16 20 (5.85%) JDBC
17 19 (5.56%) Struts
17 19 (5.56%) iBATIS
18 18 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.43%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.80%) Open Source
4 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.17%) Social Media
6 4 (1.17%) iPhone
7 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (0.58%) User Experience
8 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) W3C
9 1 (0.29%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.62%) UNIX
2 48 (14.04%) Linux
3 31 (9.06%) Android
4 17 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.09%) Windows
6 11 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.76%) SOA
3 67 (19.59%) TDD
4 60 (17.54%) Scrum
5 57 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (10.23%) OO
7 28 (8.19%) Unit Testing
8 27 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 25 (7.31%) Android Development
10 20 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (5.85%) BPMN
11 19 (5.56%) Use Case
12 18 (5.26%) Security Testing
12 18 (5.26%) Web Development
12 18 (5.26%) MVC
13 17 (4.97%) Project Management
13 17 (4.97%) Pair Programming
14 15 (4.39%) UML
14 15 (4.39%) Web Design
15 14 (4.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.96%) SQL
2 41 (11.99%) JavaScript
3 36 (10.53%) Perl
4 24 (7.02%) PHP
4 24 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 22 (6.43%) Python
6 18 (5.26%) C++
7 12 (3.51%) C#
8 11 (3.22%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.75%) Ruby
10 5 (1.46%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.58%) Scala
12 2 (0.58%) VBA
12 2 (0.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.29%) Korn
13 1 (0.29%) MUMPS
13 1 (0.29%) C
13 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 20 (5.85%) Degree
2 7 (2.05%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.29%) PMP
3 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.29%) ISEB
3 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 75 (21.93%) Oracle
2 11 (3.22%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.92%) IBM
4 6 (1.75%) Sun
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.88%) Google
6 3 (0.88%) Pega
7 2 (0.58%) Chordiant
7 2 (0.58%) Genesys
7 2 (0.58%) Lotus
7 2 (0.58%) VMware
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase
8 1 (0.29%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) Dell
8 1 (0.29%) F5
8 1 (0.29%) Guidewire
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