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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 39 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 49 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.01% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.85% 1.97% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 1
Average daily rate
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£377 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.74% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.69%
Java EE
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
330 203 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.03% 18.00% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 81 49
Average daily rate £400 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 95 (90.48%) Java
2 64 (60.95%) JBoss
3 56 (53.33%) SOA
4 39 (37.14%) XML
5 34 (32.38%) JSF
6 28 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 26 (24.76%) Oracle
8 24 (22.86%) Web Services
8 24 (22.86%) TDD
9 23 (21.90%) BPMN
9 23 (21.90%) RichFaces
10 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (20.95%) SOAP
10 22 (20.95%) XSLT
11 20 (19.05%) J2EE
11 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (18.10%) Spring
13 18 (17.14%) jQuery
13 18 (17.14%) RESTful
13 18 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (16.19%) Workflow
14 17 (16.19%) Eclipse
14 17 (16.19%) HTTP
15 16 (15.24%) Drools
15 16 (15.24%) Apache CXF
16 14 (13.33%) Maven
17 13 (12.38%) HTML
18 12 (11.43%) JSP
18 12 (11.43%) JPA
18 12 (11.43%) QA

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.81%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (2.86%) Node.js
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.86%) TeamSite
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) MySQL
1 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.86%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Eclipse
2 14 (13.33%) Maven
3 7 (6.67%) JProfiler
4 5 (4.76%) Selenium
5 4 (3.81%) Introscope
6 3 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (2.86%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.90%) Subversion
7 2 (1.90%) Gradle
8 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.95%) Ant
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (0.95%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (62.86%) Developer
2 41 (39.05%) Java Developer
3 25 (23.81%) Architect
4 13 (12.38%) UI Developer
4 13 (12.38%) UI Programmer
5 11 (10.48%) Applications Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Java Architect
8 7 (6.67%) Java Applications Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Security Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Security Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.86%) Senior UI Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.14%) XML
2 34 (32.38%) JSF
3 28 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 24 (22.86%) Web Services
5 23 (21.90%) RichFaces
6 22 (20.95%) SOAP
6 22 (20.95%) XSLT
7 20 (19.05%) J2EE
8 19 (18.10%) Spring
9 18 (17.14%) jQuery
9 18 (17.14%) RESTful
10 16 (15.24%) Drools
10 16 (15.24%) Apache CXF
11 13 (12.38%) HTML
12 12 (11.43%) JSP
12 12 (11.43%) JPA
13 10 (9.52%) jBPM
14 8 (7.62%) EJB
14 8 (7.62%) OSGi
15 5 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Open Source
2 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.90%) GIS
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.86%) Android
3 3 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) SOA
2 24 (22.86%) TDD
3 23 (21.90%) BPMN
4 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (16.19%) Workflow
8 12 (11.43%) Web Design
9 10 (9.52%) Use Case
9 10 (9.52%) Scrum
10 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.67%) User Stories
11 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.76%) Web Development
12 5 (4.76%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.76%) ETL
13 4 (3.81%) OO
13 4 (3.81%) Performance Management
13 4 (3.81%) Refactoring
13 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (90.48%) Java
2 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.86%) Ruby
3 3 (2.86%) Groovy
3 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.90%) C
4 2 (1.90%) Perl
4 2 (1.90%) PHP
4 2 (1.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (60.95%) JBoss
2 26 (24.76%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) CA
3 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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