Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 92 102
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 35 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.98% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.02% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £406 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +11.30% -8.75%
10th Percentile £358 £322 £338
90th Percentile £476 £525 £425
Scotland median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% -6.37%
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 2,794 2,255 2,525
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 96.16% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,529 1,325 1,448
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £267
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% +1.20% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.68 £17.75 £17.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.30% -0.88% +3.81%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.56 £11.45
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.39 £48.41
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +27.50% -

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (71.43%) Spring
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 15 (42.86%) SOA
4 15 (42.86%) TDD
5 14 (40.00%) Java 8
6 13 (37.14%) JBoss
6 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
7 12 (34.29%) Java EE
8 11 (31.43%) Drools
9 10 (28.57%) XML
9 10 (28.57%) XSLT
10 9 (25.71%) BDD
11 8 (22.86%) Scrum
11 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.00%) J2EE
12 7 (20.00%) Maven
12 7 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
13 6 (17.14%) React
13 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
13 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (17.14%) Web Development
14 5 (14.29%) jBPM
14 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 5 (14.29%) Workflow
14 5 (14.29%) BPMN
14 5 (14.29%) Microservices
15 4 (11.43%) Relational Database

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 13 (37.14%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) Spring
2 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
3 12 (34.29%) Java EE
4 11 (31.43%) Drools
5 10 (28.57%) XML
5 10 (28.57%) XSLT
6 7 (20.00%) J2EE
7 6 (17.14%) React
7 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
8 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 5 (14.29%) jBPM
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) CSS
10 3 (8.57%) HTML
10 3 (8.57%) SOAP
11 2 (5.71%) Sass
11 2 (5.71%) Struts
12 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Fintech
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) SOA
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 9 (25.71%) BDD
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 5 (14.29%) BPMN
7 5 (14.29%) Microservices
7 5 (14.29%) Workflow
8 4 (11.43%) Kanban
9 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
9 3 (8.57%) OOP
9 3 (8.57%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 2 (5.71%) DevOps
10 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
10 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Java 8
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Ping Identity
2 1 (2.86%) IBM