Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 162 290 400
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.77% 12.53% 13.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.99% 37.18% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 157 266
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £319 £370 £350
90th Percentile £638 £618 £600
Scotland median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +28.57% +145.61% -67.16%

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 491 780 1,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.69% 33.71% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 441 674
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £568
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +14.86% -14.73%
10th Percentile £35.65 £33.50 £25.38
90th Percentile £43.55 £47.50 £45.69
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.76
% change year-on-year - +108.83% -61.02%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Edinburgh

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Java in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 91 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.63%) Python
3 43 (26.54%) Public Sector
4 41 (25.31%) JavaScript
5 39 (24.07%) SQL
6 37 (22.84%) Finance
7 35 (21.60%) Test Automation
8 34 (20.99%) Android
8 34 (20.99%) BDD
9 33 (20.37%) Android Development
9 33 (20.37%) Kotlin
10 31 (19.14%) TDD
11 29 (17.90%) Banking
12 28 (17.28%) Microservices
13 27 (16.67%) DevOps
13 27 (16.67%) AWS
13 27 (16.67%) Selenium
14 26 (16.05%) Linux
15 24 (14.81%) Scrum
15 24 (14.81%) JIRA
16 23 (14.20%) REST
16 23 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.96%) Cucumber
17 21 (12.96%) Spring
18 20 (12.35%) Docker
19 17 (10.49%) Kubernetes
19 17 (10.49%) Dagger
19 17 (10.49%) Postman
19 17 (10.49%) Software Engineering

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 10 (6.17%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.47%) JBoss
4 3 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.23%) CMS
5 2 (1.23%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.23%) Drupal
5 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.62%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) nginx
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.62%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.67%) AWS
2 9 (5.56%) Azure
3 8 (4.94%) OpenShift
4 7 (4.32%) Boomi
5 6 (3.70%) GitHub
6 4 (2.47%) Serverless
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.85%) GCP
7 3 (1.85%) IaaS
7 3 (1.85%) PaaS
7 3 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Apigee
8 2 (1.23%) SaaS
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.62%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) VPN
2 2 (1.23%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.41%) DB2
3 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.56%) MySQL
4 9 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.32%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.70%) GIS
7 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.85%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.85%) Impala
8 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.62%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Selenium
2 24 (14.81%) JIRA
3 21 (12.96%) Cucumber
4 17 (10.49%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.49%) Postman
5 15 (9.26%) JMeter
6 14 (8.64%) Git (software)
7 8 (4.94%) Gatling
8 7 (4.32%) Android Studio
9 5 (3.09%) JUnit
10 4 (2.47%) Maven
10 4 (2.47%) REST Assured
11 3 (1.85%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.85%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.23%) Hudson
12 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (26.54%) Public Sector
2 37 (22.84%) Finance
3 29 (17.90%) Banking
4 4 (2.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (53.09%) Developer
2 44 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 32 (19.75%) Android Developer
4 14 (8.64%) Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.56%) Java Android Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Tester
11 5 (3.09%) Agile Coach
11 5 (3.09%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.09%) React Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.09%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.47%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.20%) REST
2 21 (12.96%) Spring
3 17 (10.49%) Dagger
4 16 (9.88%) Hibernate
4 16 (9.88%) React
4 16 (9.88%) RESTful
5 14 (8.64%) Node.js
6 13 (8.02%) XML
7 12 (7.41%) JSON
8 11 (6.79%) CSS
8 11 (6.79%) Gherkin
8 11 (6.79%) HTML
9 9 (5.56%) jQuery
9 9 (5.56%) Spring Boot
10 8 (4.94%) Django
11 7 (4.32%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.32%) Kafka
12 6 (3.70%) Middleware
12 6 (3.70%) Web Services
13 5 (3.09%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.88%) Mobile Banking
3 11 (6.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.47%) W3C
6 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.85%) User Experience
6 3 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.23%) DataPower
7 2 (1.23%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.62%) iSeries
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.99%) Android
2 26 (16.05%) Linux
3 8 (4.94%) Unix
4 5 (3.09%) Windows
5 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.60%) Test Automation
3 34 (20.99%) BDD
4 33 (20.37%) Android Development
5 31 (19.14%) TDD
6 28 (17.28%) Microservices
7 27 (16.67%) DevOps
8 24 (14.81%) Scrum
9 23 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (10.49%) MVVM
10 17 (10.49%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.26%) Software Testing
12 14 (8.64%) API Testing
12 14 (8.64%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.64%) User Stories
13 13 (8.02%) Coaching
13 13 (8.02%) Kanban
13 13 (8.02%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.63%) Python
2 41 (25.31%) JavaScript
3 39 (24.07%) SQL
4 33 (20.37%) Kotlin
5 11 (6.79%) C#
6 10 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.94%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.70%) C++
8 6 (3.70%) PHP
9 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.47%) Java 8
10 2 (1.23%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.23%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) VBA
11 1 (0.62%) Groovy
11 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.23%) ISEB
4 2 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) PhD
5 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (12.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) Kubernetes
2 13 (8.02%) Puppet
3 11 (6.79%) Ansible
4 7 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.09%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.47%) Terraform
7 2 (1.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (9.88%) IBM
1 16 (9.88%) Oracle
2 7 (4.32%) Dell
3 5 (3.09%) Adobe
3 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.85%) Google
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.23%) CA
5 2 (1.23%) Citrix
5 2 (1.23%) F5
5 2 (1.23%) WSO2
6 1 (0.62%) Canon
6 1 (0.62%) Curam
6 1 (0.62%) Facebook
6 1 (0.62%) Splunk
6 1 (0.62%) Sybase
6 1 (0.62%) Tableau
6 1 (0.62%) Twitter
6 1 (0.62%) Veracode