Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 217 373 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.48% 14.31% 13.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.06% 39.39% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 235 257
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% +12.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £356 £356 £278
90th Percentile £613 £700 £538
Scotland median daily rate £475 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +9.83% +8.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +41.67% -42.31%
10th Percentile £41.50 £36.25 £25.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £43.75 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% +214.81% -74.04%

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 722 947 1,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.18% 36.34% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 542 648
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £38.75 £44.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.93% +109.52% -59.62%
10th Percentile £31.18 £40.00 £20.06
90th Percentile £62.50 £45.10 £36.50
Scotland median hourly rate £38.20 £42.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +102.38% -51.16%

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 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.

1 109 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.11%) Python
3 60 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 58 (26.73%) Spring
5 52 (23.96%) Public Sector
6 48 (22.12%) Finance
7 46 (21.20%) TDD
8 45 (20.74%) Test Automation
8 45 (20.74%) REST
9 43 (19.82%) Banking
10 42 (19.35%) BDD
11 36 (16.59%) Jenkins
12 35 (16.13%) DevOps
12 35 (16.13%) Kotlin
12 35 (16.13%) Unit Testing
12 35 (16.13%) Android
12 35 (16.13%) SQL
13 34 (15.67%) Android Development
14 33 (15.21%) Microservices
14 33 (15.21%) CSS
14 33 (15.21%) AWS
15 32 (14.75%) HTML
16 30 (13.82%) Spring Boot
17 28 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (12.44%) Docker
19 26 (11.98%) Linux
19 26 (11.98%) JIRA
20 25 (11.52%) Kubernetes
21 24 (11.06%) React
21 24 (11.06%) Java 8

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 11 (5.07%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.61%) Apache
2 10 (4.61%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.69%) Confluence
4 7 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.84%) JBoss
5 4 (1.84%) WildFly
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.92%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.92%) Drupal
6 2 (0.92%) IIS
6 2 (0.92%) nginx
6 2 (0.92%) SAS
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.92%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.92%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.21%) AWS
2 17 (7.83%) Azure
3 14 (6.45%) OpenShift
4 7 (3.23%) GCP
5 6 (2.76%) SaaS
6 5 (2.30%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.30%) GitHub
6 5 (2.30%) PaaS
6 5 (2.30%) Serverless
7 3 (1.38%) IaaS
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.92%) Apigee
8 2 (0.92%) Datadog
8 2 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Kong
8 2 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.46%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.30%) HTTP
2 2 (0.92%) BIG-IP
2 2 (0.92%) Firewall
2 2 (0.92%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.22%) Relational Database
2 19 (8.76%) NoSQL
2 19 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.83%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.53%) Hadoop
5 11 (5.07%) DB2
6 9 (4.15%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.69%) Big Data
8 7 (3.23%) Apache Hive
8 7 (3.23%) MySQL
8 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.30%) GIS
9 5 (2.30%) Impala
10 3 (1.38%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.92%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (16.59%) Jenkins
2 26 (11.98%) JIRA
3 24 (11.06%) Git (software)
4 20 (9.22%) Cucumber
4 20 (9.22%) Selenium
5 15 (6.91%) JUnit
6 11 (5.07%) Maven
7 10 (4.61%) JMeter
7 10 (4.61%) Postman
7 10 (4.61%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.76%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.76%) Mockito
9 5 (2.30%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.30%) Gatling
10 4 (1.84%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.84%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.84%) Subversion
11 3 (1.38%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (23.96%) Public Sector
2 48 (22.12%) Finance
3 43 (19.82%) Banking
4 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Front Office
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (61.75%) Developer
2 60 (27.65%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.67%) Android Developer
4 31 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (7.37%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (4.15%) Data Engineer
8 8 (3.69%) Analyst
8 8 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.23%) Agile Coach
9 7 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
9 7 (3.23%) Python Developer
10 6 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.76%) React Developer
10 6 (2.76%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) Test Leader
11 5 (2.30%) Consultant
11 5 (2.30%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.30%) Salesforce Developer
11 5 (2.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (26.73%) Spring
2 45 (20.74%) REST
3 33 (15.21%) CSS
4 32 (14.75%) HTML
5 30 (13.82%) Spring Boot
6 24 (11.06%) React
7 23 (10.60%) JSON
8 21 (9.68%) Node.js
9 17 (7.83%) RESTful
9 17 (7.83%) Web Services
10 16 (7.37%) .NET
11 15 (6.91%) AngularJS
12 14 (6.45%) HTML5
12 14 (6.45%) XML
13 12 (5.53%) Flask
14 11 (5.07%) Gherkin
14 11 (5.07%) Kafka
15 10 (4.61%) Hibernate
16 9 (4.15%) SOAP
17 8 (3.69%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.83%) Mobile Banking
2 15 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.91%) User Experience
3 7 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.38%) iPad
7 2 (0.92%) iSeries
7 2 (0.92%) PKI
7 2 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.13%) Android
2 26 (11.98%) Linux
3 10 (4.61%) Unix
4 8 (3.69%) Windows
5 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.92%) CentOS
6 2 (0.92%) Debian
6 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.20%) TDD
3 45 (20.74%) Test Automation
4 42 (19.35%) BDD
5 35 (16.13%) DevOps
5 35 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 34 (15.67%) Android Development
7 33 (15.21%) Microservices
8 28 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (9.68%) Scrum
10 20 (9.22%) Mentoring
11 19 (8.76%) Coaching
12 17 (7.83%) OO
12 17 (7.83%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.37%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.45%) Kanban
15 13 (5.99%) Integration Testing
16 12 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (4.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (28.11%) Python
2 60 (27.65%) JavaScript
3 35 (16.13%) Kotlin
3 35 (16.13%) SQL
4 24 (11.06%) Java 8
5 13 (5.99%) C#
6 10 (4.61%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.69%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.23%) C++
8 7 (3.23%) Perl
8 7 (3.23%) PHP
8 7 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.30%) Scala
10 4 (1.84%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.84%) VBA
11 3 (1.38%) Go
11 3 (1.38%) XQuery
12 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.15%) Degree
3 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.92%) ISEB
5 2 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PhD
6 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) QA
2 8 (3.69%) PSD2
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (12.44%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) HDFS
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (11.52%) Kubernetes
2 18 (8.29%) Puppet
3 14 (6.45%) Ansible
4 7 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.38%) Consul
6 3 (1.38%) Oozie
6 3 (1.38%) Terraform
7 2 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.92%) Nagios
7 2 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.46%) Kibana
8 1 (0.46%) Mesos
8 1 (0.46%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 17 (7.83%) Oracle
2 16 (7.37%) IBM
3 9 (4.15%) Google
4 7 (3.23%) Adobe
4 7 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.84%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.84%) Talend
7 3 (1.38%) Centrify
7 3 (1.38%) Okta
7 3 (1.38%) OneLogin
7 3 (1.38%) Ping Identity
8 2 (0.92%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.92%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.92%) F5
8 2 (0.92%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.92%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.92%) New Relic
8 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.92%) Splunk