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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 56 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.79% 1.65% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.92% 8.24% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 16
Median daily rate £350 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
260 340 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.84% 20.07% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 199 185
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 30 (85.71%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) JBoss
3 21 (60.00%) Java EE
4 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) SOAP
5 17 (48.57%) XML
5 17 (48.57%) HTML
6 16 (45.71%) JSF
7 15 (42.86%) RichFaces
8 14 (40.00%) RESTful
8 14 (40.00%) Scrum
9 13 (37.14%) JSP
10 12 (34.29%) Apache CXF
11 11 (31.43%) jQuery
12 10 (28.57%) HTTP
12 10 (28.57%) Web Design
13 9 (25.71%) TDD
13 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
13 9 (25.71%) SOA
14 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (22.86%) Drools
15 7 (20.00%) User Experience
15 7 (20.00%) XSLT
15 7 (20.00%) Maven
16 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (17.14%) jBPM
16 6 (17.14%) VMware
16 6 (17.14%) Oracle
16 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
16 6 (17.14%) Cisco

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 22 (62.86%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Maven
2 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Bower
5 1 (2.86%) Gradle
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) UI Developer
4 7 (20.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 7 (20.00%) UX Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Test Development Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Java EE
2 17 (48.57%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) SOAP
2 17 (48.57%) XML
3 16 (45.71%) JSF
4 15 (42.86%) RichFaces
5 14 (40.00%) RESTful
6 13 (37.14%) JSP
7 12 (34.29%) Apache CXF
8 11 (31.43%) jQuery
9 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
10 8 (22.86%) Drools
11 7 (20.00%) XSLT
12 6 (17.14%) jBPM
13 5 (14.29%) JMS
13 5 (14.29%) JPA
13 5 (14.29%) Spring
13 5 (14.29%) Web Services
14 4 (11.43%) CSS
14 4 (11.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) Web Design
4 9 (25.71%) SOA
4 9 (25.71%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source Development
8 3 (8.57%) Build Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.57%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 2 (5.71%) Coaching
9 2 (5.71%) DevOps
9 2 (5.71%) Kanban
9 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) VCAP
1 6 (17.14%) VCP6
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) vSphere
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) vRealize
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
1 6 (17.14%) EMC
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat