The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 65 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.06% 3.03% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 3.16% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 32
Median daily rate £350 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -8.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £330 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 872 1454 1389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.68% 95.78% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 795 779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java Developer in Edinburgh

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (48.33%) Spring
4 49 (40.83%) Scrum
5 42 (35.00%) Finance
6 40 (33.33%) TDD
7 35 (29.17%) AngularJS
8 33 (27.50%) HTML
9 32 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (25.83%) JavaScript
11 29 (24.17%) Web Services
12 27 (22.50%) Hibernate
13 26 (21.67%) Oracle
14 25 (20.83%) JBoss
15 24 (20.00%) Maven
16 22 (18.33%) Linux
16 22 (18.33%) BDD
17 21 (17.50%) RESTful
17 21 (17.50%) CSS
18 20 (16.67%) SQL
18 20 (16.67%) Python
19 19 (15.83%) Java EE
19 19 (15.83%) NoSQL
20 18 (15.00%) Cucumber
20 18 (15.00%) XML
21 17 (14.17%) Selenium
21 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
21 17 (14.17%) HTML5
22 16 (13.33%) DevOps
22 16 (13.33%) J2EE

Java Developer Skill Set
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 25 (20.83%) JBoss
2 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.67%) GeoServer
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.17%) Apache
5 5 (4.17%) CMS
6 3 (2.50%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.67%) MySQL
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database
3 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.50%) Spatial Data
5 8 (6.67%) GIS
6 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.50%) Data Mart
11 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.83%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Maven
2 18 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 17 (14.17%) Selenium
4 14 (11.67%) Eclipse
4 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.67%) JIRA
5 12 (10.00%) Gradle
5 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.17%) Subversion
7 8 (6.67%) JBehave
8 5 (4.17%) Ant
8 5 (4.17%) JProfiler
8 5 (4.17%) Mockito
9 4 (3.33%) JUnit
10 2 (1.67%) GitLab
11 1 (0.83%) Hudson
11 1 (0.83%) JMeter
11 1 (0.83%) jMock
General
1 42 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (48.33%) Spring
2 35 (29.17%) AngularJS
3 33 (27.50%) HTML
4 29 (24.17%) Web Services
5 27 (22.50%) Hibernate
6 21 (17.50%) CSS
6 21 (17.50%) RESTful
7 19 (15.83%) Java EE
8 18 (15.00%) XML
9 17 (14.17%) HTML5
10 16 (13.33%) J2EE
11 15 (12.50%) REST
12 13 (10.83%) Spring Boot
13 11 (9.17%) XSLT
14 10 (8.33%) CSS3
14 10 (8.33%) React
15 9 (7.50%) jQuery
15 9 (7.50%) OpenLayers
16 8 (6.67%) Backbone.js
16 8 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) Fintech
5 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) W3C
6 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Android
2 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Debian
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.83%) Scrum
3 40 (33.33%) TDD
4 32 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (18.33%) BDD
6 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.33%) DevOps
8 15 (12.50%) SOA
9 14 (11.67%) Microservices
9 14 (11.67%) Open Source
10 13 (10.83%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.00%) Open Source Development
11 12 (10.00%) SDLC
12 9 (7.50%) Coaching
13 8 (6.67%) Kanban
14 7 (5.83%) Continuous Deployment
15 6 (5.00%) MVC
15 6 (5.00%) Web Development
16 5 (4.17%) Automated Testing
16 5 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (25.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.67%) Python
3 20 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.33%) C#
5 4 (3.33%) ES6
6 2 (1.67%) XAML
7 1 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Puppet
2 3 (2.50%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (21.67%) Oracle
2 7 (5.83%) ESRI
3 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.50%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.50%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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