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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 115 184 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.94% 15.07% 7.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.89% 47.06% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 107 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £258 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
398 391 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.47% 32.02% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 197 90
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 160 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (27.27%) SQL
3 79 (25.65%) Spring
4 77 (25.00%) Oracle
5 76 (24.68%) XML
6 73 (23.70%) JBoss
7 69 (22.40%) J2EE
8 61 (19.81%) Finance
8 61 (19.81%) TDD
9 58 (18.83%) HTML
10 57 (18.51%) JavaScript
10 57 (18.51%) UNIX
10 57 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (17.53%) JSF
12 51 (16.56%) Hibernate
13 48 (15.58%) CSS
14 45 (14.61%) Linux
15 44 (14.29%) JSP
15 44 (14.29%) Banking
16 42 (13.64%) Java EE
17 40 (12.99%) JUnit
17 40 (12.99%) SOA
18 39 (12.66%) Web Services
18 39 (12.66%) PL/SQL
18 39 (12.66%) Relational Database
19 35 (11.36%) Unit Testing
19 35 (11.36%) Tomcat
20 34 (11.04%) jQuery
21 32 (10.39%) Scrum
22 31 (10.06%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (23.70%) JBoss
2 35 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.49%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.55%) Apache
5 6 (1.95%) SAS
5 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.97%) Confluence
7 3 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.97%) Jetty
7 3 (0.97%) CMS
8 2 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.65%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
8 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.32%) MS Project
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.30%) IaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) Force.com
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.82%) HTTP
2 7 (2.27%) Internet
3 3 (0.97%) Intranet
4 2 (0.65%) LDAP
4 2 (0.65%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.25%) Big Data
3 9 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.62%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.62%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.30%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.97%) MySQL
8 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.97%) DB2
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.32%) DataStage
10 1 (0.32%) Informix
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.32%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 40 (12.99%) JUnit
2 31 (10.06%) Selenium
3 29 (9.42%) Maven
4 26 (8.44%) Eclipse
4 26 (8.44%) JProfiler
5 25 (8.12%) Subversion
5 25 (8.12%) JIRA
6 19 (6.17%) Cucumber
6 19 (6.17%) Jenkins
7 18 (5.84%) Mockito
7 18 (5.84%) Ant
8 17 (5.52%) Git (software)
9 15 (4.87%) Mercurial
10 13 (4.22%) JMeter
10 13 (4.22%) CruiseControl
10 13 (4.22%) FitNesse
11 12 (3.90%) jMock
12 9 (2.92%) Gradle
12 9 (2.92%) Robolectric
13 8 (2.60%) VisualVM
General
1 61 (19.81%) Finance
2 44 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (1.62%) Retail
3 5 (1.62%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 208 (67.53%) Developer
2 137 (44.48%) Java Developer
3 29 (9.42%) Senior Developer
4 26 (8.44%) Analyst
4 26 (8.44%) Architect
5 19 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (5.52%) Android Developer
7 16 (5.19%) UI Developer
8 15 (4.87%) UI Programmer
9 13 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.90%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.25%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.60%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.60%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.60%) Designer
13 7 (2.27%) Senior UI Developer
13 7 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (2.27%) Support Analyst
14 6 (1.95%) Solutions Designer
14 6 (1.95%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (25.65%) Spring
2 76 (24.68%) XML
3 69 (22.40%) J2EE
4 58 (18.83%) HTML
5 54 (17.53%) JSF
6 51 (16.56%) Hibernate
7 48 (15.58%) CSS
8 44 (14.29%) JSP
9 42 (13.64%) Java EE
10 39 (12.66%) Web Services
11 34 (11.04%) jQuery
12 30 (9.74%) XSLT
13 27 (8.77%) Ajax
14 26 (8.44%) Struts
14 26 (8.44%) RichFaces
15 23 (7.47%) JDBC
16 22 (7.14%) RESTful
16 22 (7.14%) iBATIS
17 21 (6.82%) Apache CXF
17 21 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.25%) Open Source
5 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.95%) User Experience
6 6 (1.95%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.30%) Social Media
7 4 (1.30%) iPhone
8 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.97%) GIS
9 2 (0.65%) PKI
9 2 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.32%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.32%) Derivative
10 1 (0.32%) Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.32%) W3C
10 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.51%) UNIX
2 45 (14.61%) Linux
3 27 (8.77%) Android
4 16 (5.19%) Windows
4 16 (5.19%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (19.81%) TDD
3 57 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (12.99%) SOA
5 35 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 32 (10.39%) Scrum
7 28 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 24 (7.79%) MVC
9 23 (7.47%) Android Development
10 21 (6.82%) OO
11 19 (6.17%) Web Development
12 17 (5.52%) Pair Programming
12 17 (5.52%) Web Application Development
13 13 (4.22%) BPMN
14 11 (3.57%) BDD
14 11 (3.57%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.57%) Web Design
14 11 (3.57%) Migration
14 11 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (3.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (27.27%) SQL
2 57 (18.51%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.66%) PL/SQL
4 29 (9.42%) Perl
5 18 (5.84%) Python
6 16 (5.19%) PHP
7 15 (4.87%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.22%) C#
9 11 (3.57%) C++
10 4 (1.30%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.30%) Ruby
11 2 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.32%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (5.19%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.32%) HND
4 1 (0.32%) PMP
4 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Puppet
1 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.32%) Graphite
2 1 (0.32%) StatsD
2 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
2 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 77 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (4.87%) Red Hat
3 6 (1.95%) Sun
4 5 (1.62%) IBM
4 5 (1.62%) Google
5 4 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.97%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) Lotus
8 1 (0.32%) F5
8 1 (0.32%) Twitter
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) VMware
8 1 (0.32%) Alterian
8 1 (0.32%) Sybase
8 1 (0.32%) HP
8 1 (0.32%) Dell
8 1 (0.32%) Hitachi
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