Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 381 308 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.96% 14.58% 7.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.49% 40.00% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 171 150
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -9.64%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £274
90th Percentile £538 £475 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £361 £375
% change year-on-year +10.73% -3.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £52.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +28.78% +96.98%
Scotland median hourly rate £36.70 £44.00 £41.94
% change year-on-year -16.60% +4.91% +104.59%

Java 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 1044 770 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.52% 36.44% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 479 496
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £286 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Java.

1 171 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (36.48%) Spring
3 114 (29.92%) Linux
4 107 (28.08%) Web Services
5 98 (25.72%) JavaScript
6 97 (25.46%) Oracle
7 88 (23.10%) Finance
8 83 (21.78%) SQL
9 82 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (21.52%) Jenkins
10 81 (21.26%) Test Automation
11 80 (21.00%) RESTful
12 75 (19.69%) Git (software)
12 75 (19.69%) HTML
13 67 (17.59%) SOA
13 67 (17.59%) Hibernate
14 59 (15.49%) Scrum
14 59 (15.49%) Software Engineering
14 59 (15.49%) JBoss
15 56 (14.70%) TDD
16 55 (14.44%) CSS
17 54 (14.17%) Maven
17 54 (14.17%) Java EE
18 52 (13.65%) Cucumber
19 50 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 49 (12.86%) XML
21 48 (12.60%) Selenium
22 46 (12.07%) AngularJS
23 45 (11.81%) BDD
24 43 (11.29%) Puppet

Java
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 59 (15.49%) JBoss
2 33 (8.66%) Tomcat
3 30 (7.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (5.25%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.46%) Apache
6 9 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.57%) CMS
7 6 (1.57%) IIS
7 6 (1.57%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.52%) CICS
10 2 (0.52%) Confluence
10 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.26%) MTS
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (4.99%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.52%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.66%) GitHub
3 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.57%) IaaS
4 6 (1.57%) PaaS
5 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.79%) npm
6 3 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.52%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.52%) Yarn
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.26%) Datadog
8 1 (0.26%) Route 53
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.15%) Firewall
1 12 (3.15%) HTTP
1 12 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.62%) Internet
3 8 (2.10%) LDAP
4 7 (1.84%) BIG-IP
4 7 (1.84%) NetScaler
4 7 (1.84%) SSL
5 6 (1.57%) DNS
5 6 (1.57%) Intranet
6 4 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.79%) LAN
7 3 (0.79%) WAN
8 2 (0.52%) AMQP
9 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.26%) NAS
9 1 (0.26%) SMS
9 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.56%) Relational Database
2 24 (6.30%) MySQL
3 20 (5.25%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (4.20%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.94%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.62%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.10%) GIS
9 7 (1.84%) DB2
10 6 (1.57%) Big Data
11 3 (0.79%) Aerospike
11 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.79%) HBase
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.79%) Spatial Data
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.52%) Impala
Development Applications
1 82 (21.52%) Jenkins
2 75 (19.69%) Git (software)
3 54 (14.17%) Maven
4 52 (13.65%) Cucumber
5 48 (12.60%) Selenium
6 35 (9.19%) Mockito
7 31 (8.14%) GitLab
8 22 (5.77%) JUnit
8 22 (5.77%) Subversion
9 19 (4.99%) JIRA
10 18 (4.72%) Eclipse
11 13 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.31%) Appium
13 5 (1.31%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.31%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.31%) JMeter
13 5 (1.31%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.05%) Gradle
14 4 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 88 (23.10%) Finance
2 37 (9.71%) Banking
3 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.05%) Law
5 3 (0.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) German Language
7 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 195 (51.18%) Developer
2 151 (39.63%) Java Developer
3 35 (9.19%) Analyst
4 33 (8.66%) Java Engineer
5 30 (7.87%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 25 (6.56%) Test Analyst
8 24 (6.30%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (3.94%) Architect
10 15 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (3.94%) Consultant
10 15 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (3.67%) Senior Test Analyst
12 13 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (3.15%) Angular Developer
13 12 (3.15%) Technical Engineer
14 10 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (36.48%) Spring
2 107 (28.08%) Web Services
3 80 (21.00%) RESTful
4 75 (19.69%) HTML
5 67 (17.59%) Hibernate
6 55 (14.44%) CSS
7 54 (14.17%) Java EE
8 49 (12.86%) XML
9 46 (12.07%) AngularJS
10 39 (10.24%) JSON
11 38 (9.97%) jQuery
12 33 (8.66%) JPA
13 31 (8.14%) Drools
14 29 (7.61%) JMX
15 28 (7.35%) React
15 28 (7.35%) REST
15 28 (7.35%) XSLT
16 22 (5.77%) SOAP
17 21 (5.51%) jBPM
18 17 (4.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.19%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.94%) User Experience
4 13 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.84%) PKI
6 6 (1.57%) DataPower
6 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.79%) Fintech
8 3 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.79%) PMI
9 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (29.92%) Linux
2 50 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (6.30%) Windows
4 18 (4.72%) Unix
5 8 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.05%) Android
6 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) Debian
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (21.26%) Test Automation
4 67 (17.59%) SOA
5 59 (15.49%) Scrum
5 59 (15.49%) Software Engineering
6 56 (14.70%) TDD
7 45 (11.81%) BDD
8 38 (9.97%) Microservices
9 35 (9.19%) DevOps
10 33 (8.66%) Configuration Management
11 31 (8.14%) Kanban
12 28 (7.35%) OO
13 23 (6.04%) SDLC
14 20 (5.25%) BPMN
14 20 (5.25%) Open Source
15 19 (4.99%) Front End Development
15 19 (4.99%) Web Development
16 18 (4.72%) Analytics
16 18 (4.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 98 (25.72%) JavaScript
2 83 (21.78%) SQL
3 42 (11.02%) Python
4 19 (4.99%) PL/SQL
5 16 (4.20%) C#
5 16 (4.20%) Perl
6 9 (2.36%) C++
7 6 (1.57%) PHP
8 5 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.31%) Ruby
8 5 (1.31%) Scala
9 4 (1.05%) ES6
10 3 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (0.79%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.52%) COBOL
11 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.52%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) C
12 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (9.45%) Degree
2 19 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.26%) HND
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) RHCE
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) GDPR
2 13 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.36%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (5.51%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 43 (11.29%) Puppet
2 25 (6.56%) Ansible
3 9 (2.36%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.52%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.52%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.52%) OpenView
5 2 (0.52%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.26%) Salt
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (25.46%) Oracle
2 32 (8.40%) Red Hat
3 11 (2.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.10%) F5
5 7 (1.84%) Citrix
5 7 (1.84%) IBM
6 6 (1.57%) HP
7 4 (1.05%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.05%) Cisco
7 4 (1.05%) Google
7 4 (1.05%) Imperva
8 3 (0.79%) Adobe
8 3 (0.79%) Blue Coat
8 3 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.79%) Fortinet
8 3 (0.79%) Pega
8 3 (0.79%) Perfecto Mobile
8 3 (0.79%) Splunk
9 2 (0.52%) CA
9 2 (0.52%) Sybase