Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 425 338 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.30% 12.82% 12.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 33.80% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 211 161
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £265 £270
90th Percentile £625 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £43.39 -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.38% +20.53% -10.85%

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 1,105 1,000 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.17% 37.94% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 594 471
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £282 £275
90th Percentile £551 £550 £506
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £31.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.81% -34.39% +45.72%
10th Percentile £37.10 £13.00 £42.23
90th Percentile £45.55 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.29% -12.50% +23.36%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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.

1 230 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (33.88%) Spring
3 142 (33.41%) JavaScript
4 106 (24.94%) Finance
5 88 (20.71%) Microservices
6 87 (20.47%) Python
7 84 (19.76%) HTML
8 81 (19.06%) Hibernate
8 81 (19.06%) Scrum
9 79 (18.59%) SQL
10 74 (17.41%) Banking
11 73 (17.18%) TDD
11 73 (17.18%) CSS
12 69 (16.24%) Test Automation
13 68 (16.00%) REST
14 66 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
15 64 (15.06%) Maven
16 62 (14.59%) Jenkins
16 62 (14.59%) DevOps
17 59 (13.88%) OO
18 57 (13.41%) JIRA
18 57 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
19 56 (13.18%) Software Engineering
20 54 (12.71%) AngularJS
21 52 (12.24%) BDD
22 50 (11.76%) Web Services
22 50 (11.76%) React
23 49 (11.53%) JUnit
24 48 (11.29%) Oracle
25 47 (11.06%) JBoss

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 47 (11.06%) JBoss
2 30 (7.06%) Apache
3 27 (6.35%) Confluence
4 24 (5.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 20 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.71%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.06%) nginx
7 7 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (1.41%) WildFly
9 5 (1.18%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.71%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) Mendix
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.47%) SAS
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.24%) Liferay
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.24%) EViews
3 1 (0.24%) Maya
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 66 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.71%) PaaS
4 19 (4.47%) npm
5 16 (3.76%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.88%) SaaS
7 6 (1.41%) IaaS
7 6 (1.41%) Yarn
8 4 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.47%) Datadog
10 2 (0.47%) Heroku
10 2 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.47%) iTunes
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.24%) GitHub
11 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.24%) HTTP
2 2 (0.47%) Firewall
2 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.18%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.53%) MySQL
8 13 (3.06%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.12%) Big Data
11 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.41%) Flink
12 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.41%) Redis
13 5 (1.18%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.94%) GIS
15 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.71%) DB2
15 3 (0.71%) Pentaho
15 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 64 (15.06%) Maven
2 62 (14.59%) Jenkins
3 57 (13.41%) JIRA
4 49 (11.53%) JUnit
5 41 (9.65%) Git (software)
6 33 (7.76%) Selenium
7 21 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 19 (4.47%) Gradle
9 16 (3.76%) TeamCity
10 15 (3.53%) IBM UrbanCode
10 15 (3.53%) Travis CI
11 14 (3.29%) Eclipse
11 14 (3.29%) Subversion
12 13 (3.06%) CircleCI
12 13 (3.06%) gulp
12 13 (3.06%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.35%) Bitbucket
14 9 (2.12%) JMeter
15 8 (1.88%) Protractor
16 7 (1.65%) Hudson
General
1 106 (24.94%) Finance
2 74 (17.41%) Banking
3 10 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 8 (1.88%) Advertising
4 8 (1.88%) Law
5 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.41%) Front Office
7 2 (0.47%) Games
7 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) International Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 246 (57.88%) Developer
2 152 (35.76%) Java Developer
3 61 (14.35%) Senior Developer
4 55 (12.94%) Architect
5 40 (9.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 28 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 24 (5.65%) Analyst
10 23 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (4.00%) Technical Architect
12 15 (3.53%) Tester
13 13 (3.06%) Senior Software Developer
14 12 (2.82%) React Developer
14 12 (2.82%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.35%) Automation Tester
15 10 (2.35%) Designer
15 10 (2.35%) Python Developer
15 10 (2.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (33.88%) Spring
2 84 (19.76%) HTML
3 81 (19.06%) Hibernate
4 73 (17.18%) CSS
5 68 (16.00%) REST
6 54 (12.71%) AngularJS
7 50 (11.76%) React
7 50 (11.76%) Web Services
8 47 (11.06%) Node.js
9 43 (10.12%) HTML5
9 43 (10.12%) Java EE
9 43 (10.12%) XML
10 35 (8.24%) J2EE
11 33 (7.76%) .NET
12 32 (7.53%) JPA
13 30 (7.06%) SOAP
14 24 (5.65%) JSON
14 24 (5.65%) RESTful
14 24 (5.65%) Spring Boot
15 20 (4.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.12%) User Experience
2 20 (4.71%) Fintech
3 16 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.88%) iPad
7 7 (1.65%) DataPower
7 7 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.18%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.94%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.94%) Wiki
11 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.71%) Equities
11 3 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.47%) iPhone
12 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.88%) Linux
2 18 (4.24%) Unix
3 16 (3.76%) Android
4 13 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.06%) Windows
5 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (20.71%) Microservices
3 81 (19.06%) Scrum
4 73 (17.18%) TDD
5 69 (16.24%) Test Automation
6 62 (14.59%) DevOps
7 59 (13.88%) OO
8 57 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (13.18%) Software Engineering
10 52 (12.24%) BDD
11 44 (10.35%) SOA
12 41 (9.65%) Kanban
13 32 (7.53%) Mentoring
14 31 (7.29%) Open Source
15 30 (7.06%) Web Development
16 25 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
17 24 (5.65%) Data Modelling
18 22 (5.18%) Front End Development
19 21 (4.94%) Coaching
20 20 (4.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 142 (33.41%) JavaScript
2 87 (20.47%) Python
3 79 (18.59%) SQL
4 45 (10.59%) Java 8
5 28 (6.59%) C#
6 17 (4.00%) Groovy
7 14 (3.29%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.59%) PHP
9 8 (1.88%) C++
9 8 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.65%) Perl
10 7 (1.65%) Scala
11 6 (1.41%) ES6
11 6 (1.41%) R
11 6 (1.41%) Ruby
12 5 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.18%) XAML
13 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.94%) HQL
13 4 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (4.47%) Degree
2 4 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.47%) PhD
4 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMP
5 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.94%) QA
2 10 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 47 (11.06%) Docker
2 15 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.47%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (8.71%) Ansible
2 33 (7.76%) Kubernetes
2 33 (7.76%) Puppet
3 29 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.88%) Terraform
5 3 (0.71%) Kibana
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.47%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.47%) logstash
6 2 (0.47%) Nagios
6 2 (0.47%) Nessus
6 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.47%) SELinux
7 1 (0.24%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 48 (11.29%) Oracle
2 24 (5.65%) Atlassian
3 22 (5.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.24%) IBM
5 8 (1.88%) Informatica
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.18%) Talend
8 4 (0.94%) CA
8 4 (0.94%) Vermilion
9 3 (0.71%) ForgeRock
9 3 (0.71%) Google
9 3 (0.71%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.71%) Splunk
9 3 (0.71%) Twitter
10 2 (0.47%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.47%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.47%) Kony
10 2 (0.47%) New Relic
10 2 (0.47%) Open-E
10 2 (0.47%) Xamarin