The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 48 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.97% 2.48% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 7.35% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
Average daily rate
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£269 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.27% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £289 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
J2EE
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 272 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.48% 33.71% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 129 118
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Glasgow region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Glasgow region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 16 (66.67%) Banking
4 15 (62.50%) Spring
5 13 (54.17%) UNIX
6 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (45.83%) Finance
7 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
8 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (37.50%) TDD
10 8 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
10 8 (33.33%) Derivative
10 8 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (33.33%) System Testing
10 8 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
10 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 8 (33.33%) Sybase
11 7 (29.17%) Oracle
11 7 (29.17%) REST
12 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (25.00%) JDBC
12 6 (25.00%) JUnit
13 5 (20.83%) XML
13 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 5 (20.83%) Ajax
13 5 (20.83%) Drools
13 5 (20.83%) FitNesse

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
1 8 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) FitNesse
3 4 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 16 (66.67%) Banking
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Market Risk Developer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Spring
2 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
3 7 (29.17%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) JDBC
5 5 (20.83%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
5 5 (20.83%) Drools
6 4 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (16.67%) GWT
6 4 (16.67%) iBATIS
6 4 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) XSLT
6 4 (16.67%) JSP
6 4 (16.67%) Struts
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (12.50%) JMS
7 3 (12.50%) Java EE
7 3 (12.50%) Ext JS
8 2 (8.33%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Derivative
1 8 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.83%) Market Risk
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) System Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Sybase
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle