The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 85 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 1.02% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.09% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £367 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £317 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Senior Java Developer
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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
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 5 (38.46%) RESTful
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
5 5 (38.46%) JBoss
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Hudson
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) Maven
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Kanban
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
7 3 (23.08%) MongoDB

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) JBoss
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Hudson
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
4 2 (15.38%) Ant
4 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) Gradle
5 1 (7.69%) Bower
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) JSP
6 1 (7.69%) Servlets
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) JMS
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
6 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
6 1 (7.69%) JSF
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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