The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 29 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Contract jobs citing Java EE 65 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.08% 0.29% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.11% 1.60% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.07% 18.25% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Java EE
Scotland

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 116 (89.92%) Java
2 70 (54.26%) JBoss
3 67 (51.94%) SOA
4 44 (34.11%) XML
5 42 (32.56%) JSF
6 40 (31.01%) Hibernate
7 36 (27.91%) Spring
8 34 (26.36%) BPMN
9 31 (24.03%) RichFaces
10 30 (23.26%) Oracle
11 28 (21.71%) Workflow
12 26 (20.16%) Web Services
13 24 (18.60%) SOAP
13 24 (18.60%) J2EE
13 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (17.05%) Drools
15 20 (15.50%) Maven
16 18 (13.95%) TDD
16 18 (13.95%) jQuery
16 18 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (13.95%) HTML
16 18 (13.95%) XSLT
16 18 (13.95%) RESTful
17 17 (13.18%) JPA
17 17 (13.18%) Apache CXF
17 17 (13.18%) HTTP
18 16 (12.40%) Linux
19 15 (11.63%) Eclipse
20 14 (10.85%) QA
20 14 (10.85%) jBPM

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.10%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.10%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.33%) Node.js
3 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (2.33%) TeamSite
3 3 (2.33%) CMS
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) HTTP
2 3 (2.33%) LDAP
3 2 (1.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) MySQL
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 20 (15.50%) Maven
2 15 (11.63%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.98%) Subversion
4 6 (4.65%) Selenium
5 4 (3.10%) Introscope
6 3 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (2.33%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.55%) Gradle
7 2 (1.55%) Ant
8 1 (0.78%) JUnit
8 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (60.47%) Developer
2 47 (36.43%) Java Developer
3 34 (26.36%) Architect
4 16 (12.40%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (10.85%) UI Developer
5 14 (10.85%) UI Programmer
6 12 (9.30%) Java Architect
6 12 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Applications Architect
7 8 (6.20%) Java Applications Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.33%) Senior UI Developer
10 3 (2.33%) Security Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.11%) XML
2 42 (32.56%) JSF
3 40 (31.01%) Hibernate
4 36 (27.91%) Spring
5 31 (24.03%) RichFaces
6 26 (20.16%) Web Services
7 24 (18.60%) J2EE
7 24 (18.60%) SOAP
8 22 (17.05%) Drools
9 18 (13.95%) jQuery
9 18 (13.95%) HTML
9 18 (13.95%) XSLT
9 18 (13.95%) RESTful
10 17 (13.18%) Apache CXF
10 17 (13.18%) JPA
11 14 (10.85%) jBPM
12 12 (9.30%) EJB
12 12 (9.30%) JSP
13 9 (6.98%) OSGi
14 7 (5.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Open Source
2 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.55%) GIS
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
2 4 (3.10%) UNIX
3 3 (2.33%) Android
3 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.94%) SOA
2 34 (26.36%) BPMN
3 28 (21.71%) Workflow
4 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.95%) TDD
5 18 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (9.30%) Web Design
8 10 (7.75%) Scrum
8 10 (7.75%) User Stories
8 10 (7.75%) Use Case
9 6 (4.65%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.65%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.88%) ETL
10 5 (3.88%) Validation
10 5 (3.88%) Web Development
10 5 (3.88%) Refactoring
11 4 (3.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (89.92%) Java
2 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.43%) SQL
4 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.33%) Ruby
4 3 (2.33%) Groovy
5 2 (1.55%) Python
5 2 (1.55%) Perl
5 2 (1.55%) PHP
5 2 (1.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.55%) Degree
1 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (54.26%) JBoss
2 30 (23.26%) Oracle
3 10 (7.75%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.10%) CA
5 3 (2.33%) HP
6 2 (1.55%) IBM
6 2 (1.55%) Microsoft