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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 48 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 32 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.34% 2.40% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.27% 9.78% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -8.78%
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
284 276 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.76% 24.53% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 136 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 30 January 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (56.72%) XML
3 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.75%) JSF
4 26 (38.81%) JSP
5 24 (35.82%) SQL
5 24 (35.82%) Oracle
6 22 (32.84%) Java EE
7 21 (31.34%) Spring
7 21 (31.34%) jQuery
7 21 (31.34%) JBoss
7 21 (31.34%) RichFaces
8 19 (28.36%) Struts
8 19 (28.36%) PL/SQL
8 19 (28.36%) HTML
8 19 (28.36%) HTTP
9 17 (25.37%) JUnit
9 17 (25.37%) TDD
10 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
10 16 (23.88%) Apache CXF
10 16 (23.88%) SOAP
10 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
11 15 (22.39%) Web Services
11 15 (22.39%) OO
11 15 (22.39%) Selenium
11 15 (22.39%) Ajax
11 15 (22.39%) Hibernate
12 14 (20.90%) Finance
12 14 (20.90%) Banking
12 14 (20.90%) RESTful

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (31.34%) JBoss
2 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.46%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.97%) Apache
5 3 (4.48%) CMS
5 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) HTTP
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) JUnit
2 15 (22.39%) Selenium
3 10 (14.93%) CruiseControl
4 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.45%) Ant
5 6 (8.96%) Subversion
6 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.46%) Mockito
7 4 (5.97%) NUnit
8 3 (4.48%) HttpUnit
8 3 (4.48%) JMeter
9 2 (2.99%) JProfiler
10 1 (1.49%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.49%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.49%) Introscope
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
1 14 (20.90%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (89.55%) Developer
2 46 (68.66%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) UI Programmer
3 15 (22.39%) UI Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior UI Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Designer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.48%) J2EE Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Applications Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 1 (1.49%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) XML
2 34 (50.75%) JSF
3 26 (38.81%) JSP
4 22 (32.84%) Java EE
5 21 (31.34%) Spring
5 21 (31.34%) jQuery
5 21 (31.34%) RichFaces
6 19 (28.36%) Struts
6 19 (28.36%) HTML
7 16 (23.88%) Apache CXF
7 16 (23.88%) SOAP
8 15 (22.39%) Web Services
8 15 (22.39%) Ajax
8 15 (22.39%) Hibernate
9 14 (20.90%) RESTful
10 13 (19.40%) XSLT
10 13 (19.40%) CSS
11 10 (14.93%) Spring MVC
11 10 (14.93%) GWT
11 10 (14.93%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Open Source
4 3 (4.48%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) UNIX
2 9 (13.43%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.48%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) TDD
3 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
4 15 (22.39%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) MVC
5 11 (16.42%) Web Application Development
6 10 (14.93%) Web Development
6 10 (14.93%) Web Design
7 8 (11.94%) CRM
8 6 (8.96%) SOA
9 5 (7.46%) Scrum
10 4 (5.97%) UML
11 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (4.48%) Use Case
12 2 (2.99%) OOD
12 2 (2.99%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.49%) iOS Development
13 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (35.82%) SQL
3 19 (28.36%) PL/SQL
4 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.40%) Perl
5 10 (14.93%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.97%) C#
7 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Sun Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Sun
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat