The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 61 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 33 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.93% 2.37% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 9.09% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 8
Average daily rate
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£369 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £270 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
J2EE
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
308 308 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.98% 26.12% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 181 86
Average daily rate £360 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015, 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 43 (87.76%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) Web Services
4 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 20 (40.82%) Oracle
5 18 (36.73%) PL/SQL
6 15 (30.61%) TDD
7 14 (28.57%) JUnit
7 14 (28.57%) JSP
8 13 (26.53%) Linux
8 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
9 12 (24.49%) CSS
9 12 (24.49%) XML
9 12 (24.49%) Spring
9 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
10 11 (22.45%) Ant
10 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
11 10 (20.41%) Struts
11 10 (20.41%) JBoss
11 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
11 10 (20.41%) Selenium
12 9 (18.37%) Web Development
12 9 (18.37%) Finance
12 9 (18.37%) Banking
12 9 (18.37%) Ajax
12 9 (18.37%) UNIX
12 9 (18.37%) Perl
12 9 (18.37%) HTML
13 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
13 8 (16.33%) Cucumber

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.41%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.08%) Confluence
5 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.04%) WordPress
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) SSH
2 2 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) JUnit
2 11 (22.45%) Ant
3 10 (20.41%) Selenium
4 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.16%) Mockito
6 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.16%) JDeveloper
6 4 (8.16%) CruiseControl
6 4 (8.16%) Maven
6 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.12%) SonarQube
7 3 (6.12%) Subversion
7 3 (6.12%) Hudson
8 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.08%) JIRA
9 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.04%) Gradle
9 1 (2.04%) HttpUnit
9 1 (2.04%) JMeter
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Build Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Developer
6 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) Web Services
2 14 (28.57%) JSP
3 12 (24.49%) XML
3 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) Spring
4 10 (20.41%) Struts
4 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
5 9 (18.37%) HTML
5 9 (18.37%) Ajax
6 7 (14.29%) jQuery
6 7 (14.29%) HTML5
7 6 (12.24%) RESTful
7 6 (12.24%) JSF
7 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
8 5 (10.20%) TopLink
8 5 (10.20%) JMS
8 5 (10.20%) Servlets
8 5 (10.20%) SOAP
9 4 (8.16%) J2SE
9 4 (8.16%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) TDD
3 9 (18.37%) Web Development
4 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) SOA
8 3 (6.12%) Content Management
8 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.12%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 2 (4.08%) SDLC
9 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Content Management
9 2 (4.08%) Open Source
9 2 (4.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) PL/SQL
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.37%) Perl
6 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.16%) Ruby
8 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
1 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Adobe
2 4 (8.16%) Sun
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) Remedy
4 2 (4.08%) Alterian
5 1 (2.04%) IBM