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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 42 77 52
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Contract jobs citing Java EE 38 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.68% 0.88% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.87% 4.48% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 16
Median daily rate £340 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £335 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £455 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
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
274 335 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.52% 19.59% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 190 182
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 80 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (85.00%) JBoss
3 54 (67.50%) XML
4 53 (66.25%) SOAP
5 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (57.50%) Hibernate
6 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (56.25%) HTML
8 44 (55.00%) Web Services
8 44 (55.00%) Scrum
9 42 (52.50%) SOA
10 41 (51.25%) JSF
11 38 (47.50%) XSLT
11 38 (47.50%) RichFaces
12 33 (41.25%) Open Source
12 33 (41.25%) JPA
13 32 (40.00%) Drools
13 32 (40.00%) Oracle
13 32 (40.00%) jBPM
14 31 (38.75%) Maven
14 31 (38.75%) Subversion
14 31 (38.75%) Eclipse
15 30 (37.50%) TDD
16 29 (36.25%) SQL
16 29 (36.25%) Oracle Database
17 27 (33.75%) Open Source Development
17 27 (33.75%) JMS
18 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
19 21 (26.25%) J2EE
19 21 (26.25%) Mentoring

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 68 (85.00%) JBoss
2 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (5.00%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.75%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) HTTP
2 5 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) DMZ
4 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
4 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.75%) GIS
4 3 (3.75%) QGIS
4 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (38.75%) Eclipse
1 31 (38.75%) Maven
1 31 (38.75%) Subversion
2 14 (17.50%) JIRA
3 12 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.25%) Bower
5 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.25%) Hudson
6 4 (5.00%) Introscope
7 3 (3.75%) DBeaver
7 3 (3.75%) Gradle
8 2 (2.50%) Cobertura
8 2 (2.50%) JBehave
8 2 (2.50%) JUnit
9 1 (1.25%) Ant
9 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.25%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.25%) Selenium
9 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.00%) Banking
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Advertising
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (77.50%) Developer
2 54 (67.50%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (11.25%) UI Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Developer in Test
6 7 (8.75%) UI/UX Developer
6 7 (8.75%) UX Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Integration Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) GIS Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Monitoring Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) Performance Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) VMware Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (67.50%) XML
2 53 (66.25%) SOAP
3 46 (57.50%) Hibernate
4 45 (56.25%) HTML
5 44 (55.00%) Web Services
6 41 (51.25%) JSF
7 38 (47.50%) RichFaces
7 38 (47.50%) XSLT
8 33 (41.25%) JPA
9 32 (40.00%) Drools
9 32 (40.00%) jBPM
10 27 (33.75%) JMS
11 21 (26.25%) J2EE
12 17 (21.25%) RESTful
13 16 (20.00%) XSD
14 15 (18.75%) jQuery
15 14 (17.50%) Spring
16 12 (15.00%) Apache CXF
17 10 (12.50%) JSP
17 10 (12.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (55.00%) Scrum
4 42 (52.50%) SOA
5 33 (41.25%) Open Source
6 30 (37.50%) TDD
7 27 (33.75%) Open Source Development
8 21 (26.25%) Mentoring
9 20 (25.00%) Coaching
10 15 (18.75%) Kanban
11 11 (13.75%) Defect Management
11 11 (13.75%) User Stories
12 10 (12.50%) Web Design
13 9 (11.25%) DevOps
13 9 (11.25%) OOD
14 7 (8.75%) BDD
15 6 (7.50%) OO
16 5 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
17 4 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (36.25%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.50%) Python
5 12 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (12.50%) C
7 5 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (6.25%) Perl
8 4 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) AspectJ
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) VCAP
1 3 (3.75%) VCP6
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) KVM
3 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
1 5 (6.25%) CA Wily
1 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.75%) vRealize
3 2 (2.50%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.25%) logstash
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) rkt
4 1 (1.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (40.00%) Oracle
2 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) webMethods
5 4 (5.00%) CA
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) F5
7 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) Prolexic
7 1 (1.25%) Splunk