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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 47 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 30 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.50% 1.63% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 8.65% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £435 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £353 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £480 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
309 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.75% 18.86% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 85 51
Average daily rate £390 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 40 (85.11%) Java
2 33 (70.21%) JBoss
3 22 (46.81%) JSF
4 21 (44.68%) Java EE
4 21 (44.68%) XML
5 20 (42.55%) Apache CXF
6 17 (36.17%) SOA
7 16 (34.04%) SOAP
7 16 (34.04%) RichFaces
7 16 (34.04%) jQuery
8 14 (29.79%) Web Design
8 14 (29.79%) RESTful
9 12 (25.53%) HTML
9 12 (25.53%) HTTP
10 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 10 (21.28%) JSP
12 9 (19.15%) Oracle
13 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
13 8 (17.02%) Spring
13 8 (17.02%) Maven
14 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (12.77%) Linux
15 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (10.64%) Apache OpenJPA
16 5 (10.64%) OSGi
16 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
17 4 (8.51%) TDD
17 4 (8.51%) Apache
17 4 (8.51%) XSLT
17 4 (8.51%) WebLogic

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) JUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) JProfiler
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.66%) UI Developer
3 13 (27.66%) UI Programmer
4 8 (17.02%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Designer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior UI Developer
8 3 (6.38%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.26%) IT Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) JSF
2 21 (44.68%) XML
2 21 (44.68%) Java EE
3 20 (42.55%) Apache CXF
4 16 (34.04%) RichFaces
4 16 (34.04%) jQuery
4 16 (34.04%) SOAP
5 14 (29.79%) RESTful
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
7 11 (23.40%) Web Services
8 10 (21.28%) JSP
9 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
9 8 (17.02%) Spring
10 5 (10.64%) OSGi
10 5 (10.64%) Apache OpenJPA
11 4 (8.51%) XSLT
12 3 (6.38%) JPA
13 2 (4.26%) CSS
13 2 (4.26%) JavaBeans
14 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) SOA
2 14 (29.79%) Web Design
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.51%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Use Case
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) OOD
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.13%) AOP
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.13%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.13%) Process Management
8 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) Jython
4 1 (2.13%) AspectJ
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Legato
1 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.26%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) HP