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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 159 104 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.59% 6.56% 15.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.87% 24.13% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 133
Median daily rate £360 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £279 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
389 431 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.80% 27.19% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 242 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £455 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 174 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 121 (38.17%) Python
4 118 (37.22%) Scrum
5 111 (35.02%) Web Services
6 105 (33.12%) JBoss
7 98 (30.91%) Open Source
8 84 (26.50%) Maven
9 80 (25.24%) JIRA
10 77 (24.29%) Java EE
10 77 (24.29%) GIS
11 74 (23.34%) PostGIS
11 74 (23.34%) GeoServer
12 73 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (22.71%) SQL
13 72 (22.71%) OpenLayers
14 71 (22.40%) Oracle
15 69 (21.77%) TDD
15 69 (21.77%) Jenkins
16 66 (20.82%) Leaflet
16 66 (20.82%) ESRI
16 66 (20.82%) Hibernate
17 64 (20.19%) AngularJS
18 62 (19.56%) Linux
19 61 (19.24%) HTML
20 57 (17.98%) Spring
21 56 (17.67%) SOA
22 55 (17.35%) Gradle
23 54 (17.03%) REST
23 54 (17.03%) JBehave

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
1 105 (33.12%) JBoss
2 74 (23.34%) GeoServer
3 18 (5.68%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.05%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.10%) Apache
5 13 (4.10%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.52%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.58%) IIS
9 4 (1.26%) Confluence
9 4 (1.26%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.63%) SAS
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) Captiva
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.15%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.32%) Sonata
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.52%) PaaS
3 7 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.95%) iTunes
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.42%) HTTP
2 11 (3.47%) SSL
3 10 (3.15%) LDAP
4 6 (1.89%) SSH
5 5 (1.58%) Firewall
6 3 (0.95%) Internet
6 3 (0.95%) Network Security
6 3 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.63%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) DMZ
8 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.32%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (24.29%) GIS
2 49 (15.46%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 25 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 19 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.36%) Spatial Data
8 8 (2.52%) QGIS
8 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.95%) DB2
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.32%) Big Data
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 84 (26.50%) Maven
2 80 (25.24%) JIRA
3 69 (21.77%) Jenkins
4 55 (17.35%) Gradle
5 54 (17.03%) JBehave
6 53 (16.72%) Cucumber
7 50 (15.77%) Selenium
8 39 (12.30%) Subversion
9 33 (10.41%) Artifactory
10 28 (8.83%) Eclipse
11 25 (7.89%) Git (software)
12 16 (5.05%) Hudson
13 13 (4.10%) Bower
13 13 (4.10%) JUnit
14 11 (3.47%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.84%) SoapUI
16 8 (2.52%) MSBuild
16 8 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (2.21%) GitLab
17 7 (2.21%) JProfiler
General
1 32 (10.09%) Finance
2 14 (4.42%) Banking
3 8 (2.52%) Legal
4 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) German Language
6 1 (0.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 201 (63.41%) Developer
2 99 (31.23%) Java Developer
3 63 (19.87%) GIS Developer
4 37 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 32 (10.09%) Architect
5 32 (10.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (7.57%) Web Developer
7 18 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.73%) Consultant
8 15 (4.73%) GIS Web Developer
8 15 (4.73%) Open Source Developer
9 8 (2.52%) Analyst
9 8 (2.52%) Java Architect
9 8 (2.52%) Tester
9 8 (2.52%) UI Developer
10 7 (2.21%) Software Engineer
10 7 (2.21%) Test Analyst
11 6 (1.89%) Java Consultant
11 6 (1.89%) Middleware Consultant
11 6 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (35.02%) Web Services
2 77 (24.29%) Java EE
3 74 (23.34%) PostGIS
4 72 (22.71%) OpenLayers
5 66 (20.82%) Hibernate
5 66 (20.82%) Leaflet
6 64 (20.19%) AngularJS
7 61 (19.24%) HTML
8 57 (17.98%) Spring
9 54 (17.03%) REST
10 52 (16.40%) XML
11 48 (15.14%) JSF
12 46 (14.51%) SOAP
13 44 (13.88%) Drools
13 44 (13.88%) JPA
14 41 (12.93%) jQuery
15 35 (11.04%) RESTful
16 34 (10.73%) CSS
17 33 (10.41%) RichFaces
18 29 (9.15%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.99%) User Experience
2 12 (3.79%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.84%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.89%) Clustering
5 6 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.89%) PKI
6 4 (1.26%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.26%) Physics
7 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.95%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.95%) iPad
7 3 (0.95%) iPhone
7 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.63%) Photography
9 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.56%) Linux
2 29 (9.15%) Unix
3 24 (7.57%) Windows
4 14 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.52%) Solaris
6 7 (2.21%) Android
7 5 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.63%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) CyanogenMod
10 1 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (37.22%) Scrum
3 98 (30.91%) Open Source
4 73 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (21.77%) TDD
6 56 (17.67%) SOA
7 51 (16.09%) BDD
8 46 (14.51%) SDLC
9 32 (10.09%) Web Development
10 30 (9.46%) OO
11 29 (9.15%) Mentoring
12 27 (8.52%) Kanban
13 26 (8.20%) DevOps
14 22 (6.94%) BPMN
14 22 (6.94%) Microservices
15 18 (5.68%) Data Modelling
15 18 (5.68%) OOD
15 18 (5.68%) Use Case
16 17 (5.36%) Coaching
16 17 (5.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (40.38%) JavaScript
2 121 (38.17%) Python
3 72 (22.71%) SQL
4 36 (11.36%) Perl
5 26 (8.20%) PL/SQL
6 23 (7.26%) Ruby
7 16 (5.05%) C++
7 16 (5.05%) CoffeeScript
7 16 (5.05%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.79%) C#
9 11 (3.47%) PHP
10 10 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.15%) C
10 10 (3.15%) Korn
11 9 (2.84%) VBA
12 8 (2.52%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.95%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.63%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.36%) Degree
2 13 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.26%) VCAP
3 4 (1.26%) VCP6
3 4 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.95%) ISEB
5 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) IISP
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.52%) WCAG
2 20 (6.31%) QA
3 14 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (6.62%) Docker
2 6 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (1.89%) Veritas File System
2 6 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (1.58%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.32%) KVM
6 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (15.77%) Ansible
2 14 (4.42%) Puppet
3 10 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.89%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.89%) Nagios
4 6 (1.89%) TADDM
4 6 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.58%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.26%) vRealize
7 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.63%) logstash
8 2 (0.63%) rkt
8 2 (0.63%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 71 (22.40%) Oracle
2 66 (20.82%) ESRI
3 23 (7.26%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.31%) VMware
5 17 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.15%) Splunk
7 6 (1.89%) Cisco
7 6 (1.89%) Veritas
7 6 (1.89%) webMethods
8 4 (1.26%) CA
8 4 (1.26%) EMC
8 4 (1.26%) ForgeRock
8 4 (1.26%) IBM
9 3 (0.95%) F5
9 3 (0.95%) HP
9 3 (0.95%) Sybase
10 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.63%) Google
10 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.32%) Fortinet
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