The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £343 £450
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -23.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Java Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1272 1073 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.29% 91.32% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 504 455
Average daily rate £388 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 23
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.30 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Lead Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Java Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Lead Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Java Developer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead Java Developer in their job title 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 with Lead Java Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) JAAS
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Maven

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead Java Developer in their job title 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 with Lead Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) JAAS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle