Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 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.

Senior Java Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 95 112
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 25 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.86% 1.48% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -3.95% -1.94%
10th Percentile £299 £317 £316
90th Percentile £458 £453 £471
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £386
% change year-on-year +9.59% -5.50% -0.32%
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 2781 2086 3069
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 96.75% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1206 1587
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £260
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 28
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 £11.54 £11.09
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (36.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) Java EE
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) Kanban
7 7 (28.00%) React
8 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (16.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 4 (16.00%) RESTful
10 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (16.00%) Subversion
10 4 (16.00%) GIS

Senior Java 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 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) npm
1 1 (4.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) GIS
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) JProfiler
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
5 2 (8.00%) Bower
5 2 (8.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) GitLab
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Mocha
6 1 (4.00%) Mockito
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
6 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Spring
2 8 (32.00%) Java EE
3 7 (28.00%) React
4 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) XSLT
7 3 (12.00%) Aurelia
7 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) JSON
7 3 (12.00%) Node.js
7 3 (12.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (8.00%) JPA
8 2 (8.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) BDD
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
8 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.00%) Business Process Modelling
9 1 (4.00%) Case Management
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (8.00%) ES6
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) VMware