Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java SE 8
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 78 136
Rank change year-on-year -3 +58 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 48 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.66% 1.48% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 3.68% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -0.71% -
10th Percentile £319 £309 £324
90th Percentile £500 £450 £371
Scotland median daily rate £420 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +20.00% -0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,029 815 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 40.25% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 516 489
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £383 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +0.66% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £568 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.00 £43.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +11.26% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25.38 £14.56 £17.80
90th Percentile £45.69 £52.17 £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £43.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.37% +13.44% +23.39%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Edinburgh

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Edinburgh

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) Spring
3 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 21 (43.75%) Web Services
5 18 (37.50%) SOA
6 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 14 (29.17%) TDD
8 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
8 13 (27.08%) Maven
9 11 (22.92%) Spring Boot
10 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
10 10 (20.83%) Scrum
11 9 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (18.75%) SQL
11 9 (18.75%) JBoss
11 9 (18.75%) BDD
11 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 8 (16.67%) OO
12 8 (16.67%) J2EE
12 8 (16.67%) SOAP
12 8 (16.67%) Microservices
13 7 (14.58%) SOLID
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) Linux
13 7 (14.58%) BPMN
13 7 (14.58%) Use Case
13 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.58%) Puppet
13 7 (14.58%) RESTful

Java 8
Co-occurring 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 9 (18.75%) JBoss
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) GitHub
3 3 (6.25%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.08%) npm
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Serverless
5 1 (2.08%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Maven
2 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Mockito
5 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.33%) GitLab
7 3 (6.25%) JUnit
7 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.17%) JMeter
8 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 14 (29.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Angular Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Java Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Designer
7 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.25%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.25%) XML XSLT Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.17%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) Spring
2 21 (43.75%) Web Services
3 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 11 (22.92%) Spring Boot
5 8 (16.67%) J2EE
5 8 (16.67%) SOAP
6 7 (14.58%) HTML
6 7 (14.58%) RESTful
7 6 (12.50%) Apache OpenJPA
7 6 (12.50%) JPA
7 6 (12.50%) JSON
7 6 (12.50%) XML
8 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.42%) Apache CXF
8 5 (10.42%) CSS
8 5 (10.42%) Java EE
8 5 (10.42%) XSLT
9 4 (8.33%) JDBC
9 4 (8.33%) RichFaces
9 4 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Equities
4 1 (2.08%) Fintech
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) SOA
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) BDD
6 8 (16.67%) Microservices
6 8 (16.67%) OO
7 7 (14.58%) BPMN
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) SOLID
7 7 (14.58%) Use Case
8 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.33%) Domain Models
10 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) ES6
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Sun Certification
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.17%) Sun