The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 78 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.28% 1.46% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 8.50% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Median daily rate £340 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
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
312 247 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.55% 17.19% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 136 237
Median daily rate £373 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Spring
4 19 (46.34%) SOA
4 19 (46.34%) Java EE
5 18 (43.90%) JBoss
6 16 (39.02%) XML
7 15 (36.59%) SOAP
7 15 (36.59%) jQuery
8 14 (34.15%) Apache CXF
8 14 (34.15%) RESTful
8 14 (34.15%) RichFaces
8 14 (34.15%) JSF
9 13 (31.71%) Scrum
9 13 (31.71%) XSLT
9 13 (31.71%) Drools
9 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (31.71%) TDD
10 12 (29.27%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (29.27%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 12 (29.27%) Eclipse
10 12 (29.27%) Maven
10 12 (29.27%) Hibernate
11 11 (26.83%) Workflow
11 11 (26.83%) JProfiler
11 11 (26.83%) jBPM
11 11 (26.83%) BPMN
12 7 (17.07%) SDLC
12 7 (17.07%) Migration
12 7 (17.07%) HTML

J2EE
Top Related 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 18 (43.90%) JBoss
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Eclipse
1 12 (29.27%) Maven
2 11 (26.83%) JProfiler
3 4 (9.76%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) Xcode
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Portal Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Instructor
5 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Spring
2 19 (46.34%) Java EE
3 16 (39.02%) XML
4 15 (36.59%) jQuery
4 15 (36.59%) SOAP
5 14 (34.15%) Apache CXF
5 14 (34.15%) JSF
5 14 (34.15%) RESTful
5 14 (34.15%) RichFaces
6 13 (31.71%) Drools
6 13 (31.71%) XSLT
7 12 (29.27%) Hibernate
8 11 (26.83%) jBPM
9 7 (17.07%) HTML
10 4 (9.76%) JSP
11 3 (7.32%) CSS
11 3 (7.32%) CSS3
11 3 (7.32%) HTML5
11 3 (7.32%) REST
12 2 (4.88%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) SOA
3 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (31.71%) Scrum
3 13 (31.71%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 12 (29.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (26.83%) BPMN
5 11 (26.83%) Workflow
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
6 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
8 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Web Design
9 2 (4.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) C
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) VCAP
1 6 (14.63%) VCP6
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) vSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Docker
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) vRealize
2 4 (9.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco
1 6 (14.63%) EMC
1 6 (14.63%) IBM
1 6 (14.63%) VMware
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle