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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 168 93 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.68% 6.47% 15.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.08% 22.91% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 52 140
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.69%
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
409 406 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.87% 28.25% 36.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 231 317
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +95.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 June 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 June 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.

1 175 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (36.39%) Web Services
3 118 (36.09%) JavaScript
4 112 (34.25%) Python
5 108 (33.03%) JBoss
6 104 (31.80%) Scrum
7 92 (28.13%) Open Source
8 81 (24.77%) JIRA
9 79 (24.16%) Maven
10 76 (23.24%) Oracle
11 75 (22.94%) GIS
12 74 (22.63%) Java EE
13 72 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (21.10%) Spring
15 68 (20.80%) AngularJS
16 67 (20.49%) PostGIS
16 67 (20.49%) Hibernate
16 67 (20.49%) SOA
16 67 (20.49%) GeoServer
17 66 (20.18%) OpenLayers
18 64 (19.57%) SQL
19 63 (19.27%) TDD
20 62 (18.96%) Linux
20 62 (18.96%) Jenkins
21 58 (17.74%) Leaflet
21 58 (17.74%) REST
22 56 (17.13%) ESRI
23 55 (16.82%) HTML
24 54 (16.51%) NoSQL
25 52 (15.90%) Selenium

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
1 108 (33.03%) JBoss
2 67 (20.49%) GeoServer
3 27 (8.26%) Tomcat
4 26 (7.95%) WebSphere
5 22 (6.73%) Apache
6 17 (5.20%) WebLogic
7 13 (3.98%) ArcGIS
8 12 (3.67%) IIS
9 9 (2.75%) Confluence
10 6 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.22%) SAS
12 3 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.92%) iPlanet
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.61%) nginx
13 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.45%) PaaS
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.92%) iTunes
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.31%) Google Play
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.98%) HTTP
2 10 (3.06%) LDAP
3 9 (2.75%) SSL
4 5 (1.53%) SSH
4 5 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.22%) DNS
5 4 (1.22%) Firewall
6 2 (0.61%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.61%) DHCP
6 2 (0.61%) FTP
6 2 (0.61%) Internet
6 2 (0.61%) IPsec
6 2 (0.61%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.94%) GIS
2 54 (16.51%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.56%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.34%) Oracle Database
5 19 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 16 (4.89%) Spatial Data
8 7 (2.14%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.14%) QGIS
8 7 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.61%) DB2
12 2 (0.61%) SAS EBI
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.31%) Big Data
13 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 81 (24.77%) JIRA
2 79 (24.16%) Maven
3 62 (18.96%) Jenkins
4 52 (15.90%) Selenium
5 51 (15.60%) JBehave
6 50 (15.29%) Gradle
7 49 (14.98%) Cucumber
8 33 (10.09%) Subversion
9 32 (9.79%) Eclipse
10 27 (8.26%) Artifactory
11 25 (7.65%) Git (software)
12 16 (4.89%) Hudson
13 14 (4.28%) JProfiler
13 14 (4.28%) JUnit
14 12 (3.67%) Bower
15 11 (3.36%) TeamCity
16 10 (3.06%) SoapUI
17 8 (2.45%) MSBuild
17 8 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
18 7 (2.14%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (11.01%) Finance
2 15 (4.59%) Banking
3 8 (2.45%) Legal
4 6 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 197 (60.24%) Developer
2 95 (29.05%) Java Developer
3 63 (19.27%) GIS Developer
4 43 (13.15%) Architect
5 34 (10.40%) Senior Developer
6 30 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 26 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (6.12%) Web Developer
9 19 (5.81%) Consultant
10 15 (4.59%) GIS Web Developer
11 14 (4.28%) Open Source Developer
12 13 (3.98%) Java Architect
13 8 (2.45%) Java Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.45%) Middleware Consultant
13 8 (2.45%) Tester
14 7 (2.14%) Analyst
14 7 (2.14%) Angular Developer
14 7 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.14%) Software Engineer
15 6 (1.83%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (36.39%) Web Services
2 74 (22.63%) Java EE
3 69 (21.10%) Spring
4 68 (20.80%) AngularJS
5 67 (20.49%) Hibernate
5 67 (20.49%) PostGIS
6 66 (20.18%) OpenLayers
7 58 (17.74%) Leaflet
7 58 (17.74%) REST
8 55 (16.82%) HTML
9 48 (14.68%) JSF
10 47 (14.37%) jQuery
11 46 (14.07%) Drools
12 44 (13.46%) XML
13 41 (12.54%) JPA
14 39 (11.93%) SOAP
15 36 (11.01%) CSS
15 36 (11.01%) RESTful
16 35 (10.70%) J2EE
17 31 (9.48%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.79%) User Experience
2 12 (3.67%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.75%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.14%) Clustering
5 6 (1.83%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.83%) PKI
6 5 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.22%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.22%) iPad
7 4 (1.22%) Physics
8 3 (0.92%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (0.92%) DataPower
8 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.92%) iPhone
8 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.96%) Linux
2 35 (10.70%) Unix
3 24 (7.34%) Windows
4 14 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.36%) Solaris
6 8 (2.45%) Android
7 5 (1.53%) AIX
7 5 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.92%) zOS
9 1 (0.31%) CyanogenMod
9 1 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (31.80%) Scrum
3 92 (28.13%) Open Source
4 72 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (20.49%) SOA
6 63 (19.27%) TDD
7 46 (14.07%) SDLC
8 42 (12.84%) BDD
9 37 (11.31%) OO
10 31 (9.48%) BPMN
10 31 (9.48%) Kanban
11 30 (9.17%) DevOps
12 26 (7.95%) Web Development
13 24 (7.34%) Data Modelling
13 24 (7.34%) Mentoring
13 24 (7.34%) Microservices
13 24 (7.34%) Use Case
14 22 (6.73%) UML
15 20 (6.12%) Logical Data Model
15 20 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (36.09%) JavaScript
2 112 (34.25%) Python
3 64 (19.57%) SQL
4 36 (11.01%) Perl
5 23 (7.03%) Ruby
6 22 (6.73%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.89%) C++
7 16 (4.89%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.28%) CoffeeScript
9 11 (3.36%) C#
9 11 (3.36%) PHP
10 10 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.06%) Korn
11 9 (2.75%) C
11 9 (2.75%) VBA
12 8 (2.45%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.92%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.61%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (4.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.67%) Degree
3 4 (1.22%) VCAP
3 4 (1.22%) VCP6
3 4 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.31%) IISP
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.95%) QA
2 22 (6.73%) WCAG
3 15 (4.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (6.12%) Docker
2 6 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (1.83%) Veritas File System
2 6 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.53%) GeoWebCache
4 4 (1.22%) vSphere
5 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.61%) Xen
6 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (12.84%) Ansible
2 14 (4.28%) Puppet
3 12 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.83%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.83%) Nagios
4 6 (1.83%) TADDM
4 6 (1.83%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.53%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.22%) vRealize
7 3 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.61%) logstash
8 2 (0.61%) rkt
8 2 (0.61%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 76 (23.24%) Oracle
2 56 (17.13%) ESRI
3 21 (6.42%) VMware
4 19 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.81%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.67%) IBM
6 10 (3.06%) Splunk
7 6 (1.83%) Veritas
7 6 (1.83%) webMethods
8 5 (1.53%) Cisco
9 4 (1.22%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.22%) CA
9 4 (1.22%) EMC
10 3 (0.92%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.92%) Google
10 3 (0.92%) HP
11 2 (0.61%) F5
11 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.61%) Sybase
11 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
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