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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 78 29 53
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +24
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 59 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 4.94% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 18.15% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 43 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £230 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -16.37%
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
248 325 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.45% 27.22% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 211 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 19 (95.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Spring
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) JBoss
4 10 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) J2EE
5 9 (45.00%) SOA
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) JSF
6 8 (40.00%) Maven
6 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
7 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) XSLT
7 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (35.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 6 (30.00%) JProfiler
8 6 (30.00%) UNIX
8 6 (30.00%) SOAP
8 6 (30.00%) Subversion
9 5 (25.00%) JIRA
9 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
9 5 (25.00%) RESTful
9 5 (25.00%) RichFaces
9 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) HTML

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (55.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Maven
1 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (30.00%) JProfiler
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) NetBeans
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) JSF
4 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (35.00%) XSLT
6 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
7 5 (25.00%) RESTful
7 5 (25.00%) RichFaces
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) JSP
8 4 (20.00%) MyBatis
9 3 (15.00%) JPA
9 3 (15.00%) Ajax
9 3 (15.00%) KML
10 2 (10.00%) Google Maps API
10 2 (10.00%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) SOA
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (35.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.00%) User Stories
9 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
9 1 (5.00%) Application Performance Management
9 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (5.00%) BPMN
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Google
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