Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 436 393 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.44% 13.31% 14.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.37% 37.25% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 253 165
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -4.61%
10th Percentile £338 £270 £260
90th Percentile £700 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +28.78%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £35.73
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.05
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.75 £48.25
% change year-on-year +95.40% -54.92% +19.49%

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 1,080 1,055 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.26% 35.73% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 643 465
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £496
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -55.56% +85.29%
10th Percentile £38.75 £15.96 £41.43
90th Percentile £44.36 £35.75 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 218 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (36.01%) Spring
3 151 (34.63%) JavaScript
4 113 (25.92%) Finance
5 105 (24.08%) Python
6 104 (23.85%) Jenkins
7 102 (23.39%) HTML
8 98 (22.48%) DevOps
9 96 (22.02%) Scrum
10 91 (20.87%) CSS
11 89 (20.41%) TDD
12 83 (19.04%) SQL
13 81 (18.58%) Maven
13 81 (18.58%) Test Automation
14 80 (18.35%) Banking
15 77 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
16 75 (17.20%) Microservices
17 74 (16.97%) Docker
18 67 (15.37%) Git (software)
18 67 (15.37%) Linux
19 66 (15.14%) Web Services
19 66 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
19 66 (15.14%) REST
20 62 (14.22%) Ansible
21 61 (13.99%) Puppet
22 60 (13.76%) React
23 59 (13.53%) AngularJS
24 57 (13.07%) Software Engineering
25 55 (12.61%) JUnit
25 55 (12.61%) BDD

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 37 (8.49%) Cloud Foundry
2 29 (6.65%) JBoss
3 27 (6.19%) nginx
4 23 (5.28%) Apache
5 18 (4.13%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.67%) Confluence
7 14 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.21%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.75%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.83%) IIS
10 5 (1.15%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.15%) WildFly
11 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.46%) CMS
13 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.46%) SAS
13 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
14 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.23%) EViews
4 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 66 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.26%) PaaS
4 33 (7.57%) npm
5 22 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (4.36%) OpenShift
7 12 (2.75%) SaaS
8 9 (2.06%) GitHub
8 9 (2.06%) IaaS
9 7 (1.61%) Yarn
10 3 (0.69%) Datadog
10 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.46%) Apigee
11 2 (0.46%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.46%) Heroku
11 2 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) iTunes
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.67%) HTTP
2 6 (1.38%) SSL
3 4 (0.92%) DMZ
4 3 (0.69%) BIG-IP
4 3 (0.69%) DNS
4 3 (0.69%) Firewall
4 3 (0.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.46%) SMS
5 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.73%) NoSQL
2 25 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (5.50%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.13%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.67%) MySQL
7 13 (2.98%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.29%) Big Data
8 10 (2.29%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.83%) Flink
10 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.15%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.15%) Redis
12 3 (0.69%) Amazon Athena
12 3 (0.69%) Power BI
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 104 (23.85%) Jenkins
2 81 (18.58%) Maven
3 67 (15.37%) Git (software)
4 55 (12.61%) JUnit
5 41 (9.40%) JIRA
6 37 (8.49%) Gradle
7 33 (7.57%) Cucumber
8 32 (7.34%) gulp
9 30 (6.88%) IBM UrbanCode
10 29 (6.65%) Travis CI
11 28 (6.42%) Selenium
12 27 (6.19%) CircleCI
13 24 (5.50%) TeamCity
14 17 (3.90%) Subversion
15 16 (3.67%) Hudson
16 15 (3.44%) Eclipse
17 13 (2.98%) Mockito
18 10 (2.29%) JMeter
19 9 (2.06%) Mocha
19 9 (2.06%) SoapUI
General
1 113 (25.92%) Finance
2 80 (18.35%) Banking
3 14 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.61%) Law
5 6 (1.38%) Front Office
6 5 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) Games
8 2 (0.46%) Retail
8 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) International Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 253 (58.03%) Developer
2 147 (33.72%) Java Developer
3 59 (13.53%) Senior Developer
4 54 (12.39%) Full Stack Developer
5 46 (10.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (6.65%) Architect
7 22 (5.05%) Java Engineer
8 21 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.36%) Analyst
11 17 (3.90%) Software Developer
12 13 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (2.75%) React Developer
13 12 (2.75%) Tester
14 11 (2.52%) Automation Tester
14 11 (2.52%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.52%) Technical Architect
15 10 (2.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 9 (2.06%) Data Engineer
16 9 (2.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (36.01%) Spring
2 102 (23.39%) HTML
3 91 (20.87%) CSS
4 66 (15.14%) REST
4 66 (15.14%) Web Services
5 60 (13.76%) React
6 59 (13.53%) AngularJS
7 54 (12.39%) HTML5
8 43 (9.86%) Hibernate
9 42 (9.63%) Node.js
10 39 (8.94%) RESTful
11 37 (8.49%) XML
12 36 (8.26%) Java EE
13 35 (8.03%) .NET
14 32 (7.34%) SOAP
15 31 (7.11%) JSON
16 28 (6.42%) Apache Camel
17 27 (6.19%) jQuery
18 26 (5.96%) JPA
18 26 (5.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.96%) User Experience
2 12 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.29%) Fintech
5 9 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.69%) DataPower
8 3 (0.69%) Equities
8 3 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.46%) iPad
9 2 (0.46%) iPhone
9 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Blog
10 1 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.37%) Linux
2 28 (6.42%) Unix
3 22 (5.05%) Windows
4 16 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.06%) Android
6 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.15%) Solaris
8 4 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (22.48%) DevOps
3 96 (22.02%) Scrum
4 89 (20.41%) TDD
5 81 (18.58%) Test Automation
6 77 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (17.20%) Microservices
8 57 (13.07%) Software Engineering
9 55 (12.61%) BDD
10 46 (10.55%) OO
11 41 (9.40%) Kanban
12 37 (8.49%) Open Source
13 33 (7.57%) Unit Testing
14 31 (7.11%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.88%) Front End Development
16 27 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (6.19%) Integration Testing
17 24 (5.50%) Web Development
18 22 (5.05%) Analytics
18 22 (5.05%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 151 (34.63%) JavaScript
2 105 (24.08%) Python
3 83 (19.04%) SQL
4 55 (12.61%) Java 8
5 40 (9.17%) Groovy
6 30 (6.88%) C#
7 28 (6.42%) Shell Script
8 21 (4.82%) Perl
9 14 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.52%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.29%) C++
11 10 (2.29%) PHP
12 8 (1.83%) Ruby
13 7 (1.61%) ES6
13 7 (1.61%) Scala
14 5 (1.15%) R
14 5 (1.15%) XAML
15 4 (0.92%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.92%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (6.65%) Degree
2 16 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) CCNA
4 3 (0.69%) CCNP
4 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.46%) PhD
6 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (2.52%) QA
3 4 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 74 (16.97%) Docker
2 27 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (14.22%) Ansible
2 61 (13.99%) Puppet
3 43 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (7.34%) Kubernetes
5 26 (5.96%) Terraform
6 6 (1.38%) Kibana
7 4 (0.92%) Nagios
8 3 (0.69%) logstash
9 2 (0.46%) Mesos
9 2 (0.46%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.23%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.23%) Consul
10 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.23%) Packer
10 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.23%) Scalr
Vendors
1 54 (12.39%) Oracle
2 37 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.67%) IBM
4 9 (2.06%) Informatica
5 7 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.38%) Talend
6 6 (1.38%) VMware
7 5 (1.15%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.15%) CA
7 5 (1.15%) New Relic
7 5 (1.15%) Splunk
7 5 (1.15%) Vermilion
8 4 (0.92%) Google
8 4 (0.92%) Micro Focus
8 4 (0.92%) NetScout
8 4 (0.92%) SevOne
8 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.69%) Charles River
9 3 (0.69%) F5
9 3 (0.69%) Red Hat