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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 45 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing Java EE 31 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.57% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 0.81% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -44.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
304 246 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.23% 21.83% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 114 60
Average daily rate £375 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 88 (92.63%) Java
2 59 (62.11%) JBoss
3 47 (49.47%) SOA
4 44 (46.32%) XML
5 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (32.63%) JSF
7 26 (27.37%) TDD
8 24 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (24.21%) SOAP
9 23 (24.21%) XSLT
10 22 (23.16%) J2EE
10 22 (23.16%) jQuery
10 22 (23.16%) RESTful
11 21 (22.11%) RichFaces
12 20 (21.05%) BPMN
12 20 (21.05%) HTTP
12 20 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 19 (20.00%) Eclipse
14 18 (18.95%) Apache CXF
14 18 (18.95%) Spring
15 17 (17.89%) Oracle
16 16 (16.84%) JSP
16 16 (16.84%) Web Services
16 16 (16.84%) Drools
17 15 (15.79%) HTML
17 15 (15.79%) Web Design
18 14 (14.74%) Maven
19 12 (12.63%) QA
19 12 (12.63%) Scrum

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (7.37%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.16%) Node.js
2 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (3.16%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
2 3 (3.16%) TeamSite
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.05%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.16%) Pentaho
2 3 (3.16%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 14 (14.74%) Maven
3 9 (9.47%) JProfiler
4 5 (5.26%) Selenium
5 4 (4.21%) Introscope
6 2 (2.11%) Gradle
7 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (73.68%) Developer
2 43 (45.26%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.89%) UI Developer
3 17 (17.89%) UI Programmer
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
4 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Applications Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.32%) XML
2 31 (32.63%) JSF
3 23 (24.21%) SOAP
3 23 (24.21%) XSLT
4 22 (23.16%) J2EE
4 22 (23.16%) jQuery
4 22 (23.16%) RESTful
5 21 (22.11%) RichFaces
6 19 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 18 (18.95%) Apache CXF
7 18 (18.95%) Spring
8 16 (16.84%) JSP
8 16 (16.84%) Web Services
8 16 (16.84%) Drools
9 15 (15.79%) HTML
10 10 (10.53%) jBPM
11 7 (7.37%) EJB
12 5 (5.26%) JPA
12 5 (5.26%) Middleware
13 4 (4.21%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Open Source
2 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.11%) GIS
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) Android
3 3 (3.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) SOA
2 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.37%) TDD
4 24 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.05%) BPMN
5 20 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (15.79%) Web Design
7 12 (12.63%) Scrum
8 10 (10.53%) Workflow
9 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.26%) Web Development
10 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.26%) Use Case
10 5 (5.26%) ETL
11 4 (4.21%) OO
11 4 (4.21%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.21%) Refactoring
12 3 (3.16%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (92.63%) Java
2 5 (5.26%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.16%) Ruby
3 3 (3.16%) Groovy
4 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.11%) PHP
4 2 (2.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (62.11%) JBoss
2 17 (17.89%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) CA
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.16%) HP
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft