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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 39 73 23
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Contract jobs citing Java EE 57 7 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.99% 0.53% 4.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.36% 2.68% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 3 26
Average daily rate £363 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £180.00
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
371 261 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.98% 19.89% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 146 139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 82 (89.13%) Java
2 72 (78.26%) JBoss
3 71 (77.17%) SOA
4 70 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (65.22%) XML
6 59 (64.13%) Scrum
7 54 (58.70%) Eclipse
8 50 (54.35%) TDD
9 48 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (50.00%) JProfiler
11 45 (48.91%) XSLT
12 41 (44.57%) Performance Monitoring
12 41 (44.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 30 (32.61%) Spring
14 28 (30.43%) Web Services
15 24 (26.09%) Oracle
15 24 (26.09%) SDLC
16 21 (22.83%) SQL
16 21 (22.83%) J2EE
17 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
18 18 (19.57%) JSF
18 18 (19.57%) Tomcat
19 17 (18.48%) Unix
19 17 (18.48%) JIRA
20 14 (15.22%) jQuery
20 14 (15.22%) Maven
20 14 (15.22%) Software Testing
21 13 (14.13%) SOAP
21 13 (14.13%) WebLogic
22 12 (13.04%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 72 (78.26%) JBoss
2 18 (19.57%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.13%) WebLogic
4 12 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.52%) Apache
6 3 (3.26%) Confluence
6 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 2 (2.17%) Node.js
8 1 (1.09%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (58.70%) Eclipse
2 46 (50.00%) JProfiler
3 17 (18.48%) JIRA
4 14 (15.22%) Maven
5 12 (13.04%) SoapUI
6 11 (11.96%) Firebug
6 11 (11.96%) Selenium
7 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.35%) JUnit
8 4 (4.35%) Subversion
9 3 (3.26%) Mockito
9 3 (3.26%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.09%) Cobertura
10 1 (1.09%) JBehave
10 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (69.57%) Developer
2 62 (67.39%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Agile Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Agile Java Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (13.04%) XML Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Consultant
7 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Java Programmer
8 6 (6.52%) Programmer
9 5 (5.43%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) XML Programmer
10 4 (4.35%) Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Tester
11 3 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (2.17%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 2 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
12 2 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.22%) XML
2 45 (48.91%) XSLT
3 30 (32.61%) Spring
4 28 (30.43%) Web Services
5 21 (22.83%) J2EE
6 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 18 (19.57%) JSF
8 14 (15.22%) jQuery
9 13 (14.13%) SOAP
10 11 (11.96%) Apache CXF
10 11 (11.96%) RichFaces
11 10 (10.87%) Drools
11 10 (10.87%) jBPM
11 10 (10.87%) RESTful
12 6 (6.52%) JPA
13 5 (5.43%) Spring MVC
14 4 (4.35%) HTML
15 3 (3.26%) CSS
15 3 (3.26%) Spring Security
15 3 (3.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.09%) Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Unix
2 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Windows
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (77.17%) SOA
2 70 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (64.13%) Scrum
4 50 (54.35%) TDD
5 48 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (44.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 41 (44.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 24 (26.09%) SDLC
8 14 (15.22%) Software Testing
9 12 (13.04%) Defect Management
9 12 (13.04%) Kanban
9 12 (13.04%) User Stories
9 12 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 11 (11.96%) BPMN
10 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.87%) Workflow
12 5 (5.43%) MVC
13 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 82 (89.13%) Java
2 21 (22.83%) SQL
3 10 (10.87%) XPath
4 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.17%) C
6 2 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Oracle
2 10 (10.87%) Cognos
2 10 (10.87%) IBM
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) hybris
5 1 (1.09%) VMware
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