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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 51 77 33
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -44
Contract jobs citing Java EE 40 8 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.87% 0.56% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.13% 3.17% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 38
Median daily rate £360 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £388 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £488 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%
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
283 252 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.29% 17.57% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 147 226
Median daily rate £375 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 78 (93.98%) Java
2 63 (75.90%) JBoss
3 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (51.81%) SOA
5 40 (48.19%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (46.99%) XML
6 39 (46.99%) Hibernate
7 37 (44.58%) Eclipse
8 36 (43.37%) Scrum
9 35 (42.17%) Spring
10 32 (38.55%) Oracle
11 30 (36.14%) TDD
12 29 (34.94%) XSLT
12 29 (34.94%) SOAP
13 27 (32.53%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (32.53%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 25 (30.12%) JProfiler
14 25 (30.12%) Maven
15 23 (27.71%) JSF
16 22 (26.51%) Web Services
17 21 (25.30%) J2EE
17 21 (25.30%) jBPM
17 21 (25.30%) Drools
17 21 (25.30%) jQuery
18 20 (24.10%) RESTful
18 20 (24.10%) RichFaces
19 19 (22.89%) SQL
19 19 (22.89%) Tomcat
20 18 (21.69%) WebLogic
21 17 (20.48%) WebSphere

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 63 (75.90%) JBoss
2 19 (22.89%) Tomcat
3 18 (21.69%) WebLogic
4 17 (20.48%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.02%) Apache
5 5 (6.02%) Confluence
6 4 (4.82%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.82%) Node.js
6 4 (4.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (3.61%) GeoServer
8 2 (2.41%) IIS
8 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.20%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database
2 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.61%) GIS
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.61%) QGIS
7 2 (2.41%) DB2
7 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (44.58%) Eclipse
2 25 (30.12%) JProfiler
2 25 (30.12%) Maven
3 16 (19.28%) JIRA
4 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
5 12 (14.46%) Subversion
6 8 (9.64%) JUnit
7 7 (8.43%) Selenium
7 7 (8.43%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.02%) Cobertura
8 5 (6.02%) Firebug
8 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.02%) Hudson
8 5 (6.02%) JBehave
9 4 (4.82%) Introscope
10 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.61%) Bower
10 3 (3.61%) DBeaver
10 3 (3.61%) Mockito
10 3 (3.61%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (9.64%) Banking
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (60.24%) Developer
2 45 (54.22%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Agile Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Tester
6 5 (6.02%) XML Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Java Programmer
7 3 (3.61%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Specialist
7 3 (3.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) Hibernate
1 39 (46.99%) XML
2 35 (42.17%) Spring
3 29 (34.94%) SOAP
3 29 (34.94%) XSLT
4 23 (27.71%) JSF
5 22 (26.51%) Web Services
6 21 (25.30%) Drools
6 21 (25.30%) J2EE
6 21 (25.30%) jBPM
6 21 (25.30%) jQuery
7 20 (24.10%) RESTful
7 20 (24.10%) RichFaces
8 16 (19.28%) HTML
9 15 (18.07%) Apache CXF
9 15 (18.07%) JPA
10 9 (10.84%) JDBC
11 8 (9.64%) JSON
11 8 (9.64%) Struts
12 7 (8.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
2 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 15 (18.07%) Unix
3 8 (9.64%) Windows
4 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.41%) AIX
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.81%) SOA
3 40 (48.19%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (43.37%) Scrum
5 30 (36.14%) TDD
6 27 (32.53%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 27 (32.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (16.87%) BPMN
7 14 (16.87%) Workflow
8 12 (14.46%) Open Source
9 11 (13.25%) Kanban
9 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
9 11 (13.25%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.05%) SDLC
11 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
12 8 (9.64%) BDD
12 8 (9.64%) Defect Management
12 8 (9.64%) ITIL
12 8 (9.64%) User Stories
13 7 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (93.98%) Java
2 19 (22.89%) SQL
3 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.84%) Python
5 5 (6.02%) Perl
5 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.82%) PHP
7 3 (3.61%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (2.41%) AspectJ
8 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.20%) VCAP
2 1 (1.20%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) COBIT
1 4 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) Docker
3 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) CA Wily
1 6 (7.23%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.02%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.61%) Ansible
3 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.41%) logstash
4 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.41%) Puppet
4 2 (2.41%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.64%) IBM
5 7 (8.43%) VMware
6 4 (4.82%) CA
6 4 (4.82%) webMethods
7 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.41%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.41%) Google
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco
8 1 (1.20%) EMC