Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 J2EE Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 118 133
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.24% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £310 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.27% - -
Scotland median daily rate £330 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -9.59% +7.35% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2817 2039 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.59% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1192 1584
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £258
90th Percentile £549 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.56 £11.04
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.30
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Edinburgh

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Edinburgh

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in Edinburgh

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Java EE
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) Law
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) EJB
4 3 (33.33%) DHTML
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
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 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 4 (44.44%) JSP
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) DHTML
3 3 (33.33%) EJB
3 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JDBC
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) OO
1 1 (11.11%) OOD
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
1 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle