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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 53 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 34 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.41% 2.21% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.19% 11.11% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 10
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £415 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
370 261 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.26% 19.89% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 146 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 51 (96.23%) Java
2 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (56.60%) Spring
4 28 (52.83%) SOA
5 24 (45.28%) XML
5 24 (45.28%) TDD
6 23 (43.40%) JBoss
7 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (39.62%) Scrum
8 21 (39.62%) Java EE
8 21 (39.62%) JProfiler
8 21 (39.62%) Eclipse
8 21 (39.62%) XSLT
9 17 (32.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 17 (32.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 16 (30.19%) Oracle
11 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
12 14 (26.42%) jQuery
13 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
13 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
14 12 (22.64%) SOAP
14 12 (22.64%) SQL
14 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
14 12 (22.64%) JSF
14 12 (22.64%) Drools
14 12 (22.64%) SDLC
14 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
15 11 (20.75%) BPMN
15 11 (20.75%) RESTful
15 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (43.40%) JBoss
2 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
2 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
3 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Eclipse
1 21 (39.62%) JProfiler
2 10 (18.87%) Maven
3 5 (9.43%) Ant
3 5 (9.43%) JDeveloper
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Mockito
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 32 (60.38%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Portal Developer
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.43%) XML Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Architect
10 1 (1.89%) Java Programmer
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Consultant
10 1 (1.89%) Programmer
10 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) Spring
2 24 (45.28%) XML
3 21 (39.62%) Java EE
3 21 (39.62%) XSLT
4 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 12 (22.64%) Drools
6 12 (22.64%) JSF
6 12 (22.64%) SOAP
7 11 (20.75%) RESTful
8 10 (18.87%) Apache CXF
8 10 (18.87%) jBPM
8 10 (18.87%) RichFaces
9 7 (13.21%) HTML
10 6 (11.32%) TopLink
11 3 (5.66%) CSS
11 3 (5.66%) Web Services
11 3 (5.66%) XSD
12 2 (3.77%) JSP
12 2 (3.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) SOA
3 24 (45.28%) TDD
4 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (39.62%) Scrum
6 17 (32.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 17 (32.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (22.64%) SDLC
7 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
8 11 (20.75%) BPMN
9 10 (18.87%) Workflow
10 7 (13.21%) Migration
11 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.32%) E-business
11 6 (11.32%) ITIL
11 6 (11.32%) Service Management
12 3 (5.66%) ITSM
12 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
12 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) IBM