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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 157 98 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.31% 6.97% 14.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.57% 25.19% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 56 126
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
407 389 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.32% 27.67% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 228 289
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (34.93%) JBoss
3 116 (34.63%) Web Services
4 100 (29.85%) JavaScript
5 96 (28.66%) Python
6 91 (27.16%) Oracle
6 91 (27.16%) Scrum
7 83 (24.78%) SOA
8 79 (23.58%) Java EE
8 79 (23.58%) Open Source
9 73 (21.79%) JIRA
10 72 (21.49%) Spring
11 71 (21.19%) Hibernate
12 70 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
13 68 (20.30%) AngularJS
14 66 (19.70%) GIS
14 66 (19.70%) Maven
15 64 (19.10%) Linux
16 63 (18.81%) SQL
17 61 (18.21%) TDD
18 57 (17.01%) PostGIS
18 57 (17.01%) GeoServer
19 55 (16.42%) JSF
19 55 (16.42%) OpenLayers
20 52 (15.52%) REST
21 51 (15.22%) NoSQL
21 51 (15.22%) Drools
22 50 (14.93%) HTML
23 49 (14.63%) jQuery
24 47 (14.03%) Jenkins

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
1 117 (34.93%) JBoss
2 57 (17.01%) GeoServer
3 31 (9.25%) Tomcat
4 28 (8.36%) WebSphere
5 24 (7.16%) Apache
5 24 (7.16%) Node.js
6 21 (6.27%) WebLogic
7 15 (4.48%) ArcGIS
8 14 (4.18%) IIS
9 8 (2.39%) Confluence
10 6 (1.79%) SAS
11 5 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.19%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.90%) iPlanet
13 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
14 2 (0.60%) nginx
14 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Office
2 2 (0.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.39%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.39%) PaaS
4 7 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (2.09%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Google Play
7 1 (0.30%) iTunes
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.07%) HTTP
2 10 (2.99%) LDAP
3 9 (2.69%) SSL
4 8 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.09%) DNS
6 6 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.19%) Firewall
8 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.60%) DHCP
8 2 (0.60%) FTP
8 2 (0.60%) IPsec
8 2 (0.60%) Network Security
8 2 (0.60%) SSH
9 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.70%) GIS
2 51 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 39 (11.64%) Relational Database
4 26 (7.76%) Oracle Database
5 24 (7.16%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.09%) QGIS
8 7 (2.09%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.19%) SAS EBI
11 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.60%) DB2
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 73 (21.79%) JIRA
2 66 (19.70%) Maven
3 47 (14.03%) Jenkins
4 44 (13.13%) Selenium
5 42 (12.54%) Eclipse
6 40 (11.94%) JBehave
7 38 (11.34%) Cucumber
8 37 (11.04%) Gradle
9 27 (8.06%) Subversion
10 25 (7.46%) JProfiler
11 20 (5.97%) Git (software)
12 17 (5.07%) Artifactory
13 15 (4.48%) JUnit
14 13 (3.88%) Hudson
15 11 (3.28%) TeamCity
16 10 (2.99%) SoapUI
17 9 (2.69%) Bower
17 9 (2.69%) NetBeans
18 8 (2.39%) MSBuild
18 8 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (11.94%) Finance
2 15 (4.48%) Banking
3 8 (2.39%) Legal
4 6 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 187 (55.82%) Developer
2 97 (28.96%) Java Developer
3 59 (17.61%) GIS Developer
4 56 (16.72%) Architect
5 34 (10.15%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (5.67%) Consultant
9 14 (4.18%) Java Architect
10 12 (3.58%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.28%) GIS Web Developer
11 11 (3.28%) Open Source Developer
12 9 (2.69%) Angular Developer
12 9 (2.69%) Java Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.39%) Agile Java Developer
13 8 (2.39%) Analyst
13 8 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.39%) Middleware Consultant
13 8 (2.39%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (2.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (34.63%) Web Services
2 79 (23.58%) Java EE
3 72 (21.49%) Spring
4 71 (21.19%) Hibernate
5 68 (20.30%) AngularJS
6 57 (17.01%) PostGIS
7 55 (16.42%) JSF
7 55 (16.42%) OpenLayers
8 52 (15.52%) REST
9 51 (15.22%) Drools
10 50 (14.93%) HTML
11 49 (14.63%) jQuery
12 46 (13.73%) XML
13 45 (13.43%) Leaflet
14 42 (12.54%) JPA
15 41 (12.24%) J2EE
16 39 (11.64%) Apache CXF
17 35 (10.45%) CSS
17 35 (10.45%) RESTful
18 33 (9.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.87%) User Experience
2 15 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.69%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.09%) Clustering
5 6 (1.79%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.79%) PKI
6 4 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.19%) iPad
7 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.90%) DataPower
8 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.60%) Photography
9 1 (0.30%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.10%) Linux
2 32 (9.55%) Unix
3 27 (8.06%) Windows
4 11 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.28%) Solaris
5 6 (1.79%) Android
6 5 (1.49%) AIX
6 5 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.90%) zOS
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) CyanogenMod
8 1 (0.30%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (27.16%) Scrum
3 83 (24.78%) SOA
4 79 (23.58%) Open Source
5 70 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (18.21%) TDD
7 46 (13.73%) SDLC
8 44 (13.13%) OO
9 41 (12.24%) BPMN
10 35 (10.45%) BDD
11 31 (9.25%) Data Modelling
11 31 (9.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 31 (9.25%) Use Case
12 30 (8.96%) UML
13 28 (8.36%) Kanban
14 27 (8.06%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 27 (8.06%) DevOps
15 26 (7.76%) Logical Data Model
15 26 (7.76%) Microservices
16 21 (6.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (29.85%) JavaScript
2 96 (28.66%) Python
3 63 (18.81%) SQL
4 35 (10.45%) Perl
5 22 (6.57%) PL/SQL
6 21 (6.27%) Ruby
7 16 (4.78%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.88%) C++
9 11 (3.28%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (2.99%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.99%) Korn
10 10 (2.99%) PHP
11 9 (2.69%) VBA
12 8 (2.39%) Bourne shell
12 8 (2.39%) C
12 8 (2.39%) C#
13 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.60%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.60%) VB
15 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.09%) Degree
3 4 (1.19%) ISEB
4 3 (0.90%) IISP
5 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.30%) VCAP
6 1 (0.30%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.36%) QA
2 16 (4.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (3.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (5.07%) Docker
2 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (1.79%) Veritas File System
2 6 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.60%) Xen
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (8.96%) Ansible
2 13 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.88%) Puppet
3 6 (1.79%) CA Wily
3 6 (1.79%) Nagios
3 6 (1.79%) TADDM
3 6 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.49%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.60%) logstash
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.60%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 91 (27.16%) Oracle
2 43 (12.84%) ESRI
3 20 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.67%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.78%) VMware
6 12 (3.58%) IBM
7 10 (2.99%) Splunk
8 6 (1.79%) Veritas
9 5 (1.49%) webMethods
10 4 (1.19%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.19%) CA
11 3 (0.90%) Google
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco
12 2 (0.60%) F5
12 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.60%) Sybase
12 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.30%) Fujitsu
13 1 (0.30%) HP
13 1 (0.30%) SAP
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