The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.86% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.90% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £394 £385 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
776 1335 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 678 670
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
4 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (68.75%) Spring
6 9 (56.25%) Web Services
7 8 (50.00%) Scrum
7 8 (50.00%) SOA
7 8 (50.00%) Maven
8 6 (37.50%) Java EE
8 6 (37.50%) Subversion
8 6 (37.50%) HTML
8 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 5 (31.25%) BDD
9 5 (31.25%) DevOps
9 5 (31.25%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) XML
9 5 (31.25%) JBoss
9 5 (31.25%) jQuery
10 4 (25.00%) Kanban
10 4 (25.00%) RESTful
10 4 (25.00%) HTML5
11 3 (18.75%) Gradle
11 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
11 3 (18.75%) CSS3
11 3 (18.75%) Sass
11 3 (18.75%) ES6

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 5 (31.25%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
2 11 (68.75%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) Java EE
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) J2EE
7 3 (18.75%) JPA
7 3 (18.75%) Sass
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) XSLT
8 2 (12.50%) Drools
8 2 (12.50%) JMS
8 2 (12.50%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source Development
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) ES6
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) HP