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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 47 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 2.35% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.57% 9.09% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £238 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £415 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.46%
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
258 319 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.75% 25.89% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 164 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (57.75%) XML
3 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (49.30%) JSF
5 30 (42.25%) Spring
6 28 (39.44%) Java EE
7 27 (38.03%) JSP
7 27 (38.03%) SQL
8 26 (36.62%) jQuery
9 25 (35.21%) Oracle
10 24 (33.80%) RichFaces
11 23 (32.39%) TDD
11 23 (32.39%) JBoss
12 22 (30.99%) Struts
12 22 (30.99%) HTML
13 20 (28.17%) PL/SQL
14 19 (26.76%) JUnit
14 19 (26.76%) SOAP
14 19 (26.76%) HTTP
14 19 (26.76%) Apache CXF
15 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
15 18 (25.35%) Ajax
15 18 (25.35%) RESTful
16 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
16 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
17 16 (22.54%) Selenium
17 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
18 15 (21.13%) CSS
19 14 (19.72%) XSLT
19 14 (19.72%) Finance

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (32.39%) JBoss
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.63%) Apache
5 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) CMS
6 2 (2.82%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) Internet
3 2 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) JUnit
2 16 (22.54%) Selenium
3 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
3 10 (14.08%) CruiseControl
4 9 (12.68%) Subversion
5 7 (9.86%) Ant
6 6 (8.45%) Mockito
6 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.63%) NUnit
7 4 (5.63%) Maven
8 3 (4.23%) HttpUnit
8 3 (4.23%) JMeter
8 3 (4.23%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.41%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.41%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.41%) Introscope
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
1 14 (19.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (94.37%) Developer
2 52 (73.24%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.94%) UI Developer
4 16 (22.54%) UI Programmer
5 13 (18.31%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Senior UI Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.04%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.82%) GIS Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Designer
9 1 (1.41%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Java Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) XML
2 35 (49.30%) JSF
3 30 (42.25%) Spring
4 28 (39.44%) Java EE
5 27 (38.03%) JSP
6 26 (36.62%) jQuery
7 24 (33.80%) RichFaces
8 22 (30.99%) HTML
8 22 (30.99%) Struts
9 19 (26.76%) SOAP
9 19 (26.76%) Apache CXF
10 18 (25.35%) RESTful
10 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
10 18 (25.35%) Ajax
11 15 (21.13%) CSS
12 14 (19.72%) XSLT
13 13 (18.31%) Web Services
14 10 (14.08%) JMS
14 10 (14.08%) Spring Web Flow
14 10 (14.08%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.23%) GIS
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) UNIX
2 10 (14.08%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.23%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) TDD
3 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
4 12 (16.90%) Web Design
4 12 (16.90%) MVC
4 12 (16.90%) Web Application Development
5 11 (15.49%) OO
6 9 (12.68%) CRM
6 9 (12.68%) Web Development
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.45%) SOA
8 4 (5.63%) UML
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.82%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow
9 2 (2.82%) Scrum
9 2 (2.82%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.41%) BPMN
10 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) PL/SQL
4 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.31%) Perl
6 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.63%) C#
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Sun Certification
2 6 (8.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Sun
3 2 (2.82%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
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