Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 391 310 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.52% 15.00% 11.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.00% 37.58% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 225 179
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £338 £256 £271
90th Percentile £600 £508 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £43.39 -
Scotland median hourly rate £14.25 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -67.16% +20.53% -4.00%

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 1,029 825 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.58% 39.91% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 520 495
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £386 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +1.64% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £265
90th Percentile £568 £526 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.00 £43.39 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +7.80% -10.56%
10th Percentile £25.38 £14.56 £20.20
90th Percentile £45.69 £52.17 £43.30
Scotland median hourly rate £17.03 £43.39 £39.00
% change year-on-year -60.75% +11.26% +25.81%

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 June 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 21 June 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.

1 176 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (34.53%) Spring
3 99 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 95 (24.30%) Hibernate
5 93 (23.79%) SOA
6 88 (22.51%) Finance
7 75 (19.18%) TDD
8 66 (16.88%) JBoss
8 66 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (16.11%) SQL
9 63 (16.11%) Scrum
10 59 (15.09%) Microservices
11 58 (14.83%) Python
12 57 (14.58%) Banking
12 57 (14.58%) Jenkins
13 56 (14.32%) Test Automation
14 53 (13.55%) HTML
14 53 (13.55%) Maven
15 50 (12.79%) Oracle
16 48 (12.28%) Web Services
16 48 (12.28%) BDD
17 47 (12.02%) Java 8
18 46 (11.76%) AngularJS
19 44 (11.25%) CSS
20 42 (10.74%) Drools
20 42 (10.74%) JIRA
21 41 (10.49%) XML
21 41 (10.49%) OO
22 40 (10.23%) Node.js
23 39 (9.97%) Java EE

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 66 (16.88%) JBoss
2 21 (5.37%) Apache
2 21 (5.37%) Confluence
3 20 (5.12%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (3.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.56%) GeoServer
7 7 (1.79%) CMS
8 5 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.28%) nginx
8 5 (1.28%) SAS
8 5 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.77%) WildFly
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.26%) Liferay
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.26%) Maya
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.07%) PaaS
3 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.05%) npm
5 6 (1.53%) GitHub
5 6 (1.53%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.77%) IaaS
8 2 (0.51%) Heroku
8 2 (0.51%) Yarn
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) iTunes
9 1 (0.26%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.81%) HTTP
2 3 (0.77%) Firewall
2 3 (0.77%) Internet
3 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.86%) Relational Database
2 18 (4.60%) Hadoop
2 18 (4.60%) NoSQL
2 18 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.09%) MySQL
4 16 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.84%) GIS
6 12 (3.07%) Big Data
7 11 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.79%) QGIS
10 5 (1.28%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.02%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.77%) Flink
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.51%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 53 (13.55%) Maven
3 42 (10.74%) JIRA
4 37 (9.46%) Git (software)
5 31 (7.93%) Selenium
6 26 (6.65%) JUnit
7 19 (4.86%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.58%) Subversion
9 12 (3.07%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.56%) Mockito
11 9 (2.30%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.05%) Gradle
13 7 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (1.79%) Protractor
14 6 (1.53%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.28%) Ant
15 5 (1.28%) CircleCI
15 5 (1.28%) gulp
15 5 (1.28%) JMeter
15 5 (1.28%) Travis CI
General
1 88 (22.51%) Finance
2 57 (14.58%) Banking
3 10 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.53%) Law
4 6 (1.53%) Publishing
5 4 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (0.51%) Front Office
6 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 198 (50.64%) Developer
2 137 (35.04%) Java Developer
3 62 (15.86%) Senior Developer
4 55 (14.07%) Architect
5 48 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 35 (8.95%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (7.16%) Designer
8 25 (6.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (4.86%) Analyst
10 17 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 17 (4.35%) Technical Architect
11 16 (4.09%) Java Architect
12 15 (3.84%) Lead Java Developer
13 14 (3.58%) Java Engineer
14 13 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.32%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.32%) Technical Leader
15 12 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.07%) Java Solutions Architect
16 11 (2.81%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (34.53%) Spring
2 95 (24.30%) Hibernate
3 53 (13.55%) HTML
4 48 (12.28%) Web Services
5 46 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 44 (11.25%) CSS
7 42 (10.74%) Drools
8 41 (10.49%) XML
9 40 (10.23%) Node.js
10 39 (9.97%) Java EE
11 36 (9.21%) J2EE
12 35 (8.95%) React
13 33 (8.44%) REST
14 31 (7.93%) RESTful
15 29 (7.42%) SOAP
15 29 (7.42%) Spring Boot
16 25 (6.39%) JPA
17 23 (5.88%) XSLT
18 19 (4.86%) jQuery
19 18 (4.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.32%) iPad
4 12 (3.07%) Fintech
4 12 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.07%) User Experience
5 11 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.79%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.28%) DataPower
10 4 (1.02%) Wiki
11 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.51%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.44%) Linux
2 13 (3.32%) Unix
3 11 (2.81%) Android
4 10 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.02%) Windows
7 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.51%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (23.79%) SOA
3 75 (19.18%) TDD
4 66 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (16.11%) Scrum
6 59 (15.09%) Microservices
7 56 (14.32%) Test Automation
8 48 (12.28%) BDD
9 41 (10.49%) OO
10 38 (9.72%) DevOps
11 35 (8.95%) Mentoring
12 31 (7.93%) Kanban
13 30 (7.67%) SDLC
13 30 (7.67%) Software Engineering
14 28 (7.16%) Web Development
15 25 (6.39%) Open Source
16 24 (6.14%) BPMN
17 23 (5.88%) Use Case
18 19 (4.86%) Data Modelling
18 19 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 99 (25.32%) JavaScript
2 63 (16.11%) SQL
3 58 (14.83%) Python
4 47 (12.02%) Java 8
5 13 (3.32%) C#
6 10 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.30%) Scala
8 8 (2.05%) Perl
9 7 (1.79%) Groovy
9 7 (1.79%) R
10 6 (1.53%) ES6
11 5 (1.28%) C++
11 5 (1.28%) Ruby
11 5 (1.28%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.02%) HQL
12 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.02%) PHP
13 3 (0.77%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (2.30%) Degree
2 5 (1.28%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.77%) MBA
4 3 (0.77%) PhD
5 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.16%) QA
2 12 (3.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (6.14%) Docker
2 7 (1.79%) GeoWebCache
2 7 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.51%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (5.37%) Puppet
2 18 (4.60%) Ansible
3 12 (3.07%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.28%) Terraform
7 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (0.51%) Ambari
8 2 (0.51%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.51%) Nessus
8 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.51%) SELinux
9 1 (0.26%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.26%) Grafana
9 1 (0.26%) Kibana
9 1 (0.26%) logstash
9 1 (0.26%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 50 (12.79%) Oracle
2 20 (5.12%) Atlassian
3 14 (3.58%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.56%) IBM
5 7 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.02%) HP
7 3 (0.77%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.77%) ForgeRock
7 3 (0.77%) Ping Identity
8 2 (0.51%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.51%) F5
8 2 (0.51%) Google
8 2 (0.51%) Kony
8 2 (0.51%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (0.51%) Open-E
8 2 (0.51%) Qualys
8 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.51%) Synology
8 2 (0.51%) Twitter
8 2 (0.51%) Xamarin