Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 118 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 25 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.83% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.86% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -3.95%
10th Percentile £355 £298 £317
90th Percentile £500 £460 £453
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -5.50%
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 2,790 2,787 2,110
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 95.84% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,427 1,632 1,215
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 36
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -29.51% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £11.56
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.50 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -20.00%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Spring
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (28.00%) React
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (24.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Java 8
9 5 (20.00%) Microservices
9 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
9 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Kanban
10 4 (16.00%) Web Development
10 4 (16.00%) Java EE
10 4 (16.00%) Banking
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) CSS
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) JMS

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 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) GitLab
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (28.00%) React
3 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) Java EE
5 4 (16.00%) JMS
6 3 (12.00%) Drools
6 3 (12.00%) jBPM
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) Sass
6 3 (12.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (8.00%) J2EE
7 2 (8.00%) Struts
7 2 (8.00%) Thymeleaf
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) BDD
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Kanban
4 5 (20.00%) Microservices
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) BPMN
6 3 (12.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) Java 8
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle