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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 51 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 34 47 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 3.96% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 15.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.17%
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
357 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.47% 25.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 58 (98.31%) Java
2 51 (86.44%) XML
3 48 (81.36%) JBoss
4 32 (54.24%) SOA
5 28 (47.46%) XSLT
5 28 (47.46%) JSF
6 27 (45.76%) J2EE
6 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (44.07%) TDD
8 25 (42.37%) jQuery
8 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (40.68%) JProfiler
9 24 (40.68%) RichFaces
10 23 (38.98%) Eclipse
10 23 (38.98%) HTTP
11 22 (37.29%) Scrum
12 20 (33.90%) HTML
12 20 (33.90%) Apache CXF
13 19 (32.20%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (25.42%) RESTful
14 15 (25.42%) JSP
14 15 (25.42%) SOAP
15 14 (23.73%) Web Design
16 7 (11.86%) BPMN
17 6 (10.17%) Spring
17 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
18 5 (8.47%) jBPM
18 5 (8.47%) Maven
19 3 (5.08%) Drools
19 3 (5.08%) Workflow

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (81.36%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) JProfiler
2 23 (38.98%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.47%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
1 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (94.92%) Developer
2 37 (62.71%) Java Developer
3 19 (32.20%) UI Developer
3 19 (32.20%) UI Programmer
4 15 (25.42%) Senior Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior UI Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) XML
2 28 (47.46%) XSLT
2 28 (47.46%) JSF
3 27 (45.76%) J2EE
4 25 (42.37%) jQuery
5 24 (40.68%) RichFaces
6 20 (33.90%) Apache CXF
6 20 (33.90%) HTML
7 15 (25.42%) JSP
7 15 (25.42%) SOAP
7 15 (25.42%) RESTful
8 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.17%) Spring
9 5 (8.47%) jBPM
10 3 (5.08%) Drools
10 3 (5.08%) Web Services
11 1 (1.69%) XSL
11 1 (1.69%) .NET
11 1 (1.69%) CSS
11 1 (1.69%) Apache OpenJPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Android
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) SOA
2 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.07%) TDD
4 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (37.29%) Scrum
6 19 (32.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (23.73%) Web Design
8 7 (11.86%) BPMN
9 3 (5.08%) Workflow
10 2 (3.39%) UML
10 2 (3.39%) OO
10 2 (3.39%) OOD
10 2 (3.39%) Use Case
11 1 (1.69%) DevOps
11 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.69%) Android Development
11 1 (1.69%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.69%) HP