The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 59 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 26 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 1.17% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.24% 6.38% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £490 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.07% 18.25% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
J2EE
Scotland

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Edinburgh region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Edinburgh region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 41 (83.67%) Java
2 33 (67.35%) JBoss
3 24 (48.98%) Java EE
4 23 (46.94%) XML
5 20 (40.82%) JSF
6 17 (34.69%) Apache CXF
7 15 (30.61%) jQuery
7 15 (30.61%) SOA
8 14 (28.57%) HTML
8 14 (28.57%) RichFaces
8 14 (28.57%) Spring
9 13 (26.53%) SOAP
10 12 (24.49%) Web Design
10 12 (24.49%) RESTful
11 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
12 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (20.41%) HTTP
13 9 (18.37%) Web Services
13 9 (18.37%) JSP
13 9 (18.37%) Maven
14 8 (16.33%) Oracle
14 8 (16.33%) Linux
15 5 (10.20%) Finance
15 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
15 5 (10.20%) XSLT
15 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
15 5 (10.20%) Apache OpenJPA
15 5 (10.20%) OSGi
16 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (8.16%) BPMN

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.04%) PhoneGap
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 14 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 14 (28.57%) UI Programmer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.08%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Administrator
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) Java EE
2 23 (46.94%) XML
3 20 (40.82%) JSF
4 17 (34.69%) Apache CXF
5 15 (30.61%) jQuery
6 14 (28.57%) Spring
6 14 (28.57%) RichFaces
6 14 (28.57%) HTML
7 13 (26.53%) SOAP
8 12 (24.49%) RESTful
9 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
10 9 (18.37%) JSP
10 9 (18.37%) Web Services
11 5 (10.20%) XSLT
11 5 (10.20%) OSGi
11 5 (10.20%) Apache OpenJPA
12 4 (8.16%) JAAS
13 3 (6.12%) CSS
14 2 (4.08%) EJB
14 2 (4.08%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) SOA
2 12 (24.49%) Web Design
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Identity Management
4 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.16%) BPMN
5 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.08%) TDD
5 2 (4.08%) Scrum
6 1 (2.04%) RAD
6 1 (2.04%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Process Management
6 1 (2.04%) AOP
6 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Release Management
6 1 (2.04%) BDD
6 1 (2.04%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) Jython
4 1 (2.04%) AspectJ
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Legato
1 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) JBoss
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.08%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) HP
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 days ago