Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 293 414 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.99% 14.09% 12.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.56% 39.06% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 271 184
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £263
90th Percentile £600 £613 £500
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £43.39
Scotland median hourly rate £39.75 £15.00 £43.39
% change year-on-year +165.00% -65.43% +20.53%

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 824 1,060 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.54% 36.08% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 628 531
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -16.43%
10th Percentile £24.55 £36.05 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £45.96 £47.23
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year +102.90% -52.41% -8.23%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019, 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.

1 142 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.67%) Spring
2 84 (28.67%) SQL
3 79 (26.96%) Python
4 66 (22.53%) JavaScript
5 58 (19.80%) Finance
6 56 (19.11%) Git (software)
7 55 (18.77%) Test Automation
8 53 (18.09%) Software Engineering
9 51 (17.41%) Banking
10 47 (16.04%) REST
10 47 (16.04%) Jenkins
11 45 (15.36%) Linux
12 42 (14.33%) RESTful
13 40 (13.65%) HTML
14 38 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (12.63%) Oracle
16 36 (12.29%) CSS
16 36 (12.29%) Microservices
16 36 (12.29%) Java 8
17 35 (11.95%) Cucumber
17 35 (11.95%) BDD
17 35 (11.95%) JSON
18 34 (11.60%) Degree
18 34 (11.60%) Big Data
19 33 (11.26%) Scrum
19 33 (11.26%) SOAP
20 32 (10.92%) DevOps
21 31 (10.58%) TDD
22 29 (9.90%) React

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 28 (9.56%) WebSphere
2 19 (6.48%) Apache Spark
3 13 (4.44%) JBoss
4 9 (3.07%) Confluence
5 6 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.37%) Camunda
8 3 (1.02%) nginx
9 2 (0.68%) Drupal
9 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.34%) FileNet
10 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.34%) SAS
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.73%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.12%) GitHub
3 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.41%) PaaS
5 9 (3.07%) SaaS
6 5 (1.71%) Serverless
7 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.02%) npm
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.34%) Google Play
10 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.46%) Internet
2 6 (2.05%) Network Security
3 2 (0.68%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.60%) Big Data
2 23 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.51%) Hadoop
4 21 (7.17%) DB2
5 15 (5.12%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.78%) GIS
6 14 (4.78%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.75%) Apache Hive
9 10 (3.41%) Impala
10 8 (2.73%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.39%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.37%) Sqoop
14 3 (1.02%) Data Lake
14 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.02%) MySQL
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.68%) Informix
Development Applications
1 56 (19.11%) Git (software)
2 47 (16.04%) Jenkins
3 35 (11.95%) Cucumber
4 28 (9.56%) JIRA
5 27 (9.22%) Maven
6 23 (7.85%) Selenium
7 22 (7.51%) JUnit
8 17 (5.80%) Mockito
9 15 (5.12%) NetBeans
10 13 (4.44%) Visual Studio
11 10 (3.41%) GitLab
12 9 (3.07%) Gradle
12 9 (3.07%) JMeter
13 7 (2.39%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (2.05%) Eclipse
14 6 (2.05%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.37%) Hudson
15 4 (1.37%) Subversion
16 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 58 (19.80%) Finance
2 51 (17.41%) Banking
3 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.37%) Games
5 3 (1.02%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (53.58%) Developer
2 82 (27.99%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.92%) Software Engineer
4 29 (9.90%) Java Engineer
5 28 (9.56%) Senior Developer
6 25 (8.53%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (5.80%) Architect
7 17 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (5.12%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) Senior Java Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.10%) Analyst
10 12 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.75%) Python Developer
12 10 (3.41%) Android Developer
12 10 (3.41%) Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (28.67%) Spring
2 47 (16.04%) REST
3 42 (14.33%) RESTful
4 40 (13.65%) HTML
5 36 (12.29%) CSS
6 35 (11.95%) JSON
7 33 (11.26%) SOAP
8 29 (9.90%) Node.js
8 29 (9.90%) React
9 25 (8.53%) Web Services
10 23 (7.85%) .NET
10 23 (7.85%) Spring Boot
10 23 (7.85%) XML
11 17 (5.80%) HTML5
12 16 (5.46%) Kafka
13 15 (5.12%) Ruby on Rails
14 14 (4.78%) Gherkin
15 13 (4.44%) Swing
15 13 (4.44%) WPF
16 12 (4.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.44%) Robotics
4 11 (3.75%) User Experience
5 9 (3.07%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.07%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.02%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.68%) DataPower
9 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Animation
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.36%) Linux
2 20 (6.83%) Unix
3 17 (5.80%) Windows
4 12 (4.10%) Android
5 8 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (18.77%) Test Automation
3 53 (18.09%) Software Engineering
4 38 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (12.29%) Microservices
6 35 (11.95%) BDD
7 33 (11.26%) Scrum
8 32 (10.92%) DevOps
9 31 (10.58%) TDD
10 26 (8.87%) Configuration Management
11 21 (7.17%) OO
11 21 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (7.17%) SOA
12 20 (6.83%) Unit Testing
13 19 (6.48%) Integration Testing
14 18 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (6.14%) Kanban
15 17 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (5.80%) Mentoring
16 15 (5.12%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.67%) SQL
2 79 (26.96%) Python
3 66 (22.53%) JavaScript
4 36 (12.29%) Java 8
5 28 (9.56%) C#
6 24 (8.19%) C++
7 17 (5.80%) Ruby
8 13 (4.44%) Scala
9 11 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.41%) Kotlin
10 10 (3.41%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.07%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.07%) PHP
12 6 (2.05%) C
13 5 (1.71%) Groovy
13 5 (1.71%) Perl
13 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.37%) VBA
15 3 (1.02%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (11.60%) Degree
2 13 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.68%) GDPR
3 2 (0.68%) PSD2
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (6.83%) Docker
2 8 (2.73%) HDFS
3 3 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (7.51%) Puppet
2 20 (6.83%) Kubernetes
3 17 (5.80%) Ansible
4 8 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.37%) Grafana
6 3 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.68%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.68%) Oozie
7 2 (0.68%) Terraform
7 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.34%) Ambari
8 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.34%) Kibana
8 1 (0.34%) logstash
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (12.63%) Oracle
2 19 (6.48%) IBM
3 15 (5.12%) Tableau
4 9 (3.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.39%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.39%) Teradata
6 4 (1.37%) Adobe
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.02%) CA
8 2 (0.68%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (0.68%) FNZ
8 2 (0.68%) Google
8 2 (0.68%) Informatica
8 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) SAP
8 2 (0.68%) Talend
9 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.34%) F5
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) WSO2