The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 51 35 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing Java EE 20 63 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.46% 4.52% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 16.62% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 52 5
Median daily rate £300 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £378
% change year-on-year
+21.79% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
264 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.43% 27.19% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 212 148
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Edinburgh region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Edinburgh region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (88.89%) XML
3 38 (84.44%) JBoss
4 31 (68.89%) SOA
4 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (62.22%) XSLT
6 28 (62.22%) HTML
6 28 (62.22%) SOAP
7 27 (60.00%) Scrum
8 26 (57.78%) Web Services
9 24 (53.33%) TDD
10 22 (48.89%) Oracle
11 21 (46.67%) JMS
12 20 (44.44%) Eclipse
12 20 (44.44%) Oracle Database
13 19 (42.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 19 (42.22%) JSF
13 19 (42.22%) RichFaces
14 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
15 16 (35.56%) Maven
16 15 (33.33%) jBPM
16 15 (33.33%) Open Source
16 15 (33.33%) JPA
16 15 (33.33%) Drools
16 15 (33.33%) SQL
17 14 (31.11%) Open Source Development
18 13 (28.89%) Subversion
19 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
19 12 (26.67%) Red Hat

Java EE
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 38 (84.44%) JBoss
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 16 (35.56%) Maven
3 13 (28.89%) Subversion
4 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
5 7 (15.56%) JIRA
6 5 (11.11%) JProfiler
7 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.44%) Gradle
8 2 (4.44%) Log4j
General
1 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 37 (82.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Developer in Test
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.89%) UI/UX Developer
5 4 (8.89%) UX Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (88.89%) XML
2 28 (62.22%) HTML
2 28 (62.22%) SOAP
2 28 (62.22%) XSLT
3 26 (57.78%) Web Services
4 21 (46.67%) JMS
5 19 (42.22%) JSF
5 19 (42.22%) RichFaces
6 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 15 (33.33%) Drools
7 15 (33.33%) jBPM
7 15 (33.33%) JPA
8 11 (24.44%) XSD
9 9 (20.00%) J2EE
10 8 (17.78%) RESTful
11 7 (15.56%) jQuery
11 7 (15.56%) JSP
12 6 (13.33%) CSS
13 5 (11.11%) Apache CXF
13 5 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (68.89%) SOA
2 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (60.00%) Scrum
4 24 (53.33%) TDD
5 15 (33.33%) Open Source
6 14 (31.11%) Open Source Development
7 11 (24.44%) Coaching
7 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
8 9 (20.00%) Kanban
9 7 (15.56%) Defect Management
9 7 (15.56%) User Stories
10 6 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 6 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (11.11%) Web Design
12 4 (8.89%) SDLC
13 2 (4.44%) Continuous Deployment
13 2 (4.44%) DevOps
13 2 (4.44%) Front End Development
13 2 (4.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) Python
5 7 (15.56%) C
6 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) ES6
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Misys
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft