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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 60 71 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -42
Contract jobs citing Java EE 34 14 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 0.95% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.10% 5.53% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 42
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £341 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
281 253 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.72% 17.15% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 159 202
Median daily rate £375 £351 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, 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.

1 100 (95.24%) Java
2 87 (82.86%) JBoss
3 76 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (66.67%) SOA
5 60 (57.14%) Scrum
6 59 (56.19%) XML
6 59 (56.19%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (55.24%) Eclipse
8 51 (48.57%) TDD
9 47 (44.76%) XSLT
10 46 (43.81%) JProfiler
11 44 (41.90%) Performance Monitoring
11 44 (41.90%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 38 (36.19%) Oracle
12 38 (36.19%) Spring
13 37 (35.24%) Hibernate
14 28 (26.67%) SOAP
15 25 (23.81%) J2EE
15 25 (23.81%) SQL
15 25 (23.81%) JSF
16 24 (22.86%) Web Services
17 22 (20.95%) Maven
17 22 (20.95%) JIRA
18 20 (19.05%) Tomcat
19 19 (18.10%) Unix
19 19 (18.10%) WebLogic
20 18 (17.14%) jBPM
20 18 (17.14%) WebSphere
20 18 (17.14%) Drools
20 18 (17.14%) RichFaces

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 87 (82.86%) JBoss
2 20 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 19 (18.10%) WebLogic
4 18 (17.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.76%) Confluence
6 4 (3.81%) Apache
6 4 (3.81%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.95%) IIS
8 1 (0.95%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 4 (3.81%) Firewall
3 2 (1.90%) LDAP
3 2 (1.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.90%) DB2
7 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (55.24%) Eclipse
2 46 (43.81%) JProfiler
3 22 (20.95%) JIRA
3 22 (20.95%) Maven
4 13 (12.38%) Selenium
4 13 (12.38%) SoapUI
5 11 (10.48%) Firebug
5 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.62%) JUnit
6 8 (7.62%) Subversion
7 5 (4.76%) Cobertura
7 5 (4.76%) JBehave
8 4 (3.81%) Introscope
9 3 (2.86%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.86%) Mockito
9 3 (2.86%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.90%) Gradle
10 2 (1.90%) Grunt
10 2 (1.90%) gulp
10 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (66.67%) Developer
2 68 (64.76%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Agile Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Agile Java Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (11.43%) XML Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Java Programmer
8 7 (6.67%) Programmer
8 7 (6.67%) Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.76%) XML Programmer
11 3 (2.86%) Applications Specialist
11 3 (2.86%) Non-Functional Tester
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (56.19%) XML
2 47 (44.76%) XSLT
3 38 (36.19%) Spring
4 37 (35.24%) Hibernate
5 28 (26.67%) SOAP
6 25 (23.81%) J2EE
6 25 (23.81%) JSF
7 24 (22.86%) Web Services
8 18 (17.14%) Drools
8 18 (17.14%) jBPM
8 18 (17.14%) RichFaces
9 17 (16.19%) jQuery
9 17 (16.19%) RESTful
10 15 (14.29%) Apache CXF
11 14 (13.33%) JPA
12 12 (11.43%) HTML
13 8 (7.62%) JDBC
13 8 (7.62%) JSON
14 6 (5.71%) JSP
14 6 (5.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.95%) Clustering
3 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Unix
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) Windows
4 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.90%) AIX
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (66.67%) SOA
3 60 (57.14%) Scrum
4 59 (56.19%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (48.57%) TDD
6 44 (41.90%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 44 (41.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
8 15 (14.29%) SDLC
9 14 (13.33%) BPMN
9 14 (13.33%) Defect Management
9 14 (13.33%) Kanban
9 14 (13.33%) User Stories
9 14 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 13 (12.38%) Workflow
11 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.57%) Open Source
12 9 (8.57%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.62%) ITIL
14 7 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 100 (95.24%) Java
2 25 (23.81%) SQL
3 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (3.81%) PHP
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.90%) C
6 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby
6 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) COBIT
1 4 (3.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) CA Wily
1 6 (5.71%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.76%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) logstash
4 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 38 (36.19%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.62%) IBM
4 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.81%) CA
6 3 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.90%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.90%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) Splunk
7 2 (1.90%) webMethods
8 1 (0.95%) hybris