The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 27 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 64 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.98% 0.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.08% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 41 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.38 £40.45 -
% change year-on-year
+162.97% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Java EE
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 115 (94.26%) Java
2 71 (58.20%) SOA
3 64 (52.46%) JBoss
4 36 (29.51%) Spring
4 36 (29.51%) Oracle
5 35 (28.69%) Hibernate
6 31 (25.41%) Workflow
7 30 (24.59%) BPMN
8 29 (23.77%) Drools
9 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (22.13%) XML
11 24 (19.67%) Web Services
11 24 (19.67%) JSF
12 20 (16.39%) J2EE
12 20 (16.39%) Scrum
13 19 (15.57%) RichFaces
13 19 (15.57%) Selenium
14 18 (14.75%) Linux
15 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (12.30%) JPA
16 14 (11.48%) TDD
16 14 (11.48%) XSLT
16 14 (11.48%) Eclipse
17 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
17 13 (10.66%) HTML
17 13 (10.66%) SQL
17 13 (10.66%) Subversion
17 13 (10.66%) Maven
18 12 (9.84%) Performance Testing
18 12 (9.84%) SOAP

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (4.10%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.28%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) LDAP
2 3 (2.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Selenium
2 14 (11.48%) Eclipse
3 13 (10.66%) Subversion
3 13 (10.66%) Maven
4 4 (3.28%) JIRA
4 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (2.46%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.64%) Ant
6 2 (1.64%) JMeter
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 5 (4.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (54.10%) Developer
2 50 (40.98%) Java Developer
3 30 (24.59%) Architect
4 17 (13.93%) Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) Test Analyst
5 15 (12.30%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (10.66%) Java Architect
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Applications Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.74%) UI Developer
8 7 (5.74%) UI Programmer
9 6 (4.92%) Java Applications Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (3.28%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Security Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.51%) Spring
2 35 (28.69%) Hibernate
3 29 (23.77%) Drools
4 27 (22.13%) XML
5 24 (19.67%) Web Services
5 24 (19.67%) JSF
6 20 (16.39%) J2EE
7 19 (15.57%) RichFaces
8 15 (12.30%) JPA
9 14 (11.48%) XSLT
10 13 (10.66%) HTML
11 12 (9.84%) SOAP
12 11 (9.02%) jBPM
13 10 (8.20%) EJB
14 9 (7.38%) CSS
14 9 (7.38%) JAAS
15 6 (4.92%) Apache CXF
15 6 (4.92%) OSGi
16 5 (4.10%) JSR 168
16 5 (4.10%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Open Source
2 7 (5.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) UNIX
3 3 (2.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.20%) SOA
2 31 (25.41%) Workflow
3 30 (24.59%) BPMN
4 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.39%) Scrum
6 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.48%) TDD
8 12 (9.84%) Performance Testing
9 11 (9.02%) User Stories
10 10 (8.20%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.38%) Validation
11 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (6.56%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.56%) Identity Management
12 8 (6.56%) ETL
13 7 (5.74%) Use Case
14 6 (4.92%) Web Development
15 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Architecture
16 4 (3.28%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (94.26%) Java
2 13 (10.66%) SQL
3 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.64%) C
5 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) WCAG
Vendors
1 64 (52.46%) JBoss
2 36 (29.51%) Oracle
3 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
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