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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 78 30 63
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +33
Contract jobs citing Java EE 11 65 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 5.08% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 17.76% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £388 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +43.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £232 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.50
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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
294 366 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.27% 28.62% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 229 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) JBoss
4 14 (56.00%) SOA
4 14 (56.00%) XML
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) XSLT
6 12 (48.00%) Eclipse
7 11 (44.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (44.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 10 (40.00%) JProfiler
8 10 (40.00%) Scrum
9 9 (36.00%) Spring
10 8 (32.00%) J2EE
11 6 (24.00%) Oracle
11 6 (24.00%) JSF
11 6 (24.00%) Maven
11 6 (24.00%) jQuery
11 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (20.00%) SOAP
13 4 (16.00%) CSS
13 4 (16.00%) UNIX
13 4 (16.00%) Middleware
13 4 (16.00%) Subversion
13 4 (16.00%) Apache CXF
13 4 (16.00%) RESTful

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (40.00%) JProfiler
3 6 (24.00%) Maven
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) JUnit
6 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) GIS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) XML
2 12 (48.00%) XSLT
3 9 (36.00%) Spring
4 8 (32.00%) J2EE
5 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (24.00%) JSF
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) Middleware
7 4 (16.00%) Apache CXF
7 4 (16.00%) RESTful
7 4 (16.00%) RichFaces
8 3 (12.00%) KML
8 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.00%) Google Maps API
9 2 (8.00%) JPA
9 2 (8.00%) JSP
9 2 (8.00%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 14 (56.00%) SOA
4 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (44.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (44.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 10 (40.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Web Design
8 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Kanban
8 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Google