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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 66 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 21 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.44% 1.82% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.27% 6.61% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £318 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.07%
J2EE
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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
254 348 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.42% 27.58% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 55 (98.21%) Java
2 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (57.14%) Spring
4 29 (51.79%) SQL
5 28 (50.00%) XML
6 26 (46.43%) JSP
7 25 (44.64%) Struts
8 24 (42.86%) Oracle
8 24 (42.86%) Ajax
9 23 (41.07%) TDD
9 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
9 23 (41.07%) PL/SQL
10 20 (35.71%) CSS
11 19 (33.93%) JSF
11 19 (33.93%) Selenium
11 19 (33.93%) Unit Testing
11 19 (33.93%) Relational Database
12 17 (30.36%) XSLT
12 17 (30.36%) MVC
13 16 (28.57%) UNIX
13 16 (28.57%) Banking
13 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
13 16 (28.57%) Web Application Development
14 15 (26.79%) JBoss
14 15 (26.79%) JUnit
14 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
14 15 (26.79%) JMS
15 14 (25.00%) Finance
15 14 (25.00%) Perl
15 14 (25.00%) OO

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (26.79%) JBoss
2 14 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.57%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) WordPress
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) HTTP
3 3 (5.36%) Intranet
4 2 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Selenium
2 15 (26.79%) JUnit
3 13 (23.21%) CruiseControl
4 10 (17.86%) Subversion
5 9 (16.07%) Ant
6 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 6 (10.71%) Mockito
8 4 (7.14%) Maven
9 3 (5.36%) NUnit
9 3 (5.36%) JProfiler
9 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.79%) Introscope
11 1 (1.79%) Checkstyle
General
1 16 (28.57%) Banking
2 14 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 47 (83.93%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 3 (5.36%) UI Programmer
5 3 (5.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.57%) GIS Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Developer
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.79%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) Spring
2 28 (50.00%) XML
3 26 (46.43%) JSP
4 25 (44.64%) Struts
5 24 (42.86%) Ajax
6 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 19 (33.93%) JSF
8 17 (30.36%) XSLT
9 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
10 15 (26.79%) JMS
11 14 (25.00%) Spring MVC
12 13 (23.21%) Spring Web Flow
12 13 (23.21%) GWT
12 13 (23.21%) jQuery
12 13 (23.21%) HTML
13 12 (21.43%) Web Services
13 12 (21.43%) Java EE
14 8 (14.29%) iBATIS
14 8 (14.29%) JDBC
14 8 (14.29%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.36%) GIS
3 2 (3.57%) PKI
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) UNIX
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) TDD
3 19 (33.93%) Unit Testing
4 17 (30.36%) MVC
5 16 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 14 (25.00%) OO
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) CRM
9 5 (8.93%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 3 (5.36%) Web Design
11 3 (5.36%) UML
12 2 (3.57%) Scrum
12 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
12 2 (3.57%) Software Architecture
13 1 (1.79%) BDD
13 1 (1.79%) iOS Development
13 1 (1.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.07%) PL/SQL
4 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
5 14 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Sun
3 3 (5.36%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) Alterian
5 1 (1.79%) IBM