The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 83 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.12% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.41% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Median daily rate £400 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -1.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 842 1457 1334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 96.17% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 790 746
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) Maven
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) Java EE
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) JBoss
6 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (31.25%) J2EE
8 4 (25.00%) MySQL
8 4 (25.00%) Ant
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) Apache
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) CMS
8 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) RESTful

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Maven
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) Ant
3 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) Gradle
5 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Mockito
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) Java EE
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Ember.js
6 4 (25.00%) React
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) JPA
7 3 (18.75%) Sass
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) XSLT
8 2 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) ES6
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Vermilion
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