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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 70 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 23 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.72% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Median daily rate £365 £388 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £365 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
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
1193 1534 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.13% 94.87% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 794 715
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 23
Median hourly rate £47.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) JBoss
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Subversion
5 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (42.42%) CSS
5 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
5 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
6 13 (39.39%) Web Services
6 13 (39.39%) XML
6 13 (39.39%) Hibernate
7 12 (36.36%) Spring
7 12 (36.36%) RESTful
8 11 (33.33%) JPA
8 11 (33.33%) Drools
8 11 (33.33%) Java EE
8 11 (33.33%) Node.js
8 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 11 (33.33%) Maven
8 11 (33.33%) TDD
9 10 (30.30%) SOAP
9 10 (30.30%) Python
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
9 10 (30.30%) Sass
9 10 (30.30%) jQuery
10 9 (27.27%) BDD
10 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
10 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (54.55%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SSH
1 4 (12.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
2 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) GIS
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Subversion
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) Maven
4 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 8 (24.24%) Bower
5 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
6 7 (21.21%) Hudson
7 4 (12.12%) git-flow
7 4 (12.12%) GitLab
7 4 (12.12%) Gradle
8 2 (6.06%) DBeaver
9 1 (3.03%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) Hibernate
3 13 (39.39%) Web Services
3 13 (39.39%) XML
4 12 (36.36%) RESTful
4 12 (36.36%) Spring
5 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 11 (33.33%) Drools
5 11 (33.33%) Java EE
5 11 (33.33%) JPA
5 11 (33.33%) Node.js
6 10 (30.30%) jQuery
6 10 (30.30%) Sass
6 10 (30.30%) SOAP
7 8 (24.24%) jBPM
7 8 (24.24%) XSD
8 7 (21.21%) JSF
9 6 (18.18%) JDBC
9 6 (18.18%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Photography
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) BDD
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) Kanban
4 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 7 (21.21%) SOA
5 6 (18.18%) Coaching
5 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source Development
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Workflow
7 4 (12.12%) BPMN
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) API Design
9 2 (6.06%) Aerial Photography
9 2 (6.06%) DevOps
9 2 (6.06%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) CoffeeScript
5 9 (27.27%) Perl
6 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.06%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
1 2 (6.06%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) ForgeRock
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat