The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 45 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.70% 3.70% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 3.88% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 25
Median daily rate £363 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -5.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -11.25%  

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 1170 1264 1370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.30% 95.47% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 695 716
Median daily rate £375 £400 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 107 (99.07%) Java
2 72 (66.67%) Spring
3 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (38.89%) Finance
5 32 (29.63%) Hibernate
6 31 (28.70%) JavaScript
7 28 (25.93%) HTML
8 27 (25.00%) Linux
9 25 (23.15%) Scrum
10 22 (20.37%) TDD
11 20 (18.52%) CSS
11 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
12 19 (17.59%) Oracle
12 19 (17.59%) Software Engineering
13 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (15.74%) Degree
15 16 (14.81%) Maven
15 16 (14.81%) SQL
15 16 (14.81%) RESTful
16 15 (13.89%) DevOps
16 15 (13.89%) Spring Boot
16 15 (13.89%) J2EE
16 15 (13.89%) Web Services
16 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
17 14 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (12.96%) Tomcat
17 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
18 12 (11.11%) jQuery
18 12 (11.11%) MySQL
18 12 (11.11%) Git (software)

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 14 (12.96%) Tomcat
2 10 (9.26%) JBoss
3 7 (6.48%) CMS
4 6 (5.56%) Apache
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.85%) Confluence
6 2 (1.85%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.85%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) GitHub
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (11.11%) MySQL
3 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.63%) GIS
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.78%) Data Mart
7 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.93%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Maven
2 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.33%) Subversion
4 8 (7.41%) Ant
5 7 (6.48%) Mockito
5 7 (6.48%) Selenium
6 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.63%) JUnit
7 3 (2.78%) Gradle
7 3 (2.78%) JIRA
8 2 (1.85%) GitLab
8 2 (1.85%) jMock
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.85%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.93%) JMeter
9 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.93%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 42 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (66.67%) Spring
2 32 (29.63%) Hibernate
3 28 (25.93%) HTML
4 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 20 (18.52%) CSS
5 16 (14.81%) RESTful
6 15 (13.89%) J2EE
6 15 (13.89%) Spring Boot
6 15 (13.89%) Web Services
7 12 (11.11%) jQuery
8 9 (8.33%) Java EE
8 9 (8.33%) React
8 9 (8.33%) XML
9 8 (7.41%) HTML5
10 6 (5.56%) Backbone.js
10 6 (5.56%) JPA
10 6 (5.56%) REST
10 6 (5.56%) SOAP
10 6 (5.56%) Spring MVC
11 5 (4.63%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.93%) W3C
6 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Android
2 3 (2.78%) Unix
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.85%) Debian
3 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.15%) Scrum
3 22 (20.37%) TDD
4 19 (17.59%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.89%) DevOps
7 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.33%) MVC
9 9 (8.33%) Web Development
10 7 (6.48%) BDD
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (6.48%) Microservices
11 6 (5.56%) SOA
12 5 (4.63%) Coaching
12 5 (4.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (4.63%) Feasibility Study
12 5 (4.63%) Kanban
12 5 (4.63%) Open Source
13 4 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (99.07%) Java
2 31 (28.70%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.81%) SQL
4 5 (4.63%) Python
5 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.78%) ES6
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.93%) Go
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) HND
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.78%) Vermilion
4 2 (1.85%) IBM
4 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.93%) ESRI
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago