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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 84 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.60% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.63% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £385 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
1359 1280 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.17% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 694 539
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 13 (68.42%) Java EE
3 13 (68.42%) JBoss
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) SOA
4 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (63.16%) Scrum
5 10 (52.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (52.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 10 (52.63%) Eclipse
5 10 (52.63%) XML
5 10 (52.63%) XSLT
6 8 (42.11%) JProfiler
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) Spring
8 5 (26.32%) JSF
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
10 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
10 3 (15.79%) MVC
10 3 (15.79%) BDD
10 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
11 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
11 2 (10.53%) SDLC
11 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
11 2 (10.53%) Hudson

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Eclipse
2 8 (42.11%) JProfiler
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Java EE
2 10 (52.63%) XML
2 10 (52.63%) XSLT
3 5 (26.32%) JSF
3 5 (26.32%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Wicket
5 2 (10.53%) GWT
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) JSP
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
5 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.26%) JAXB
6 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
6 1 (5.26%) JPA
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (63.16%) Scrum
2 12 (63.16%) SOA
3 10 (52.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
6 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
6 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) hybris
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft