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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 53 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 19 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.43% 4.09% 6.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.54% 11.30% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +0.76%
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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
252 239 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.23% 36.21% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 126 117
Average daily rate £363 £331 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 20 October 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (83.72%) Spring
3 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (67.44%) SQL
4 28 (65.12%) XML
5 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
5 27 (62.79%) Banking
6 26 (60.47%) JSP
6 26 (60.47%) UNIX
7 25 (58.14%) Oracle
7 25 (58.14%) OO
8 24 (55.81%) Shell Script
8 24 (55.81%) CSS
8 24 (55.81%) Relational Database
9 23 (53.49%) Struts
9 23 (53.49%) PL/SQL
9 23 (53.49%) MVC
9 23 (53.49%) JMS
10 22 (51.16%) Perl
11 21 (48.84%) Ajax
11 21 (48.84%) WebSphere
11 21 (48.84%) Spring Web Flow
12 20 (46.51%) Spring MVC
12 20 (46.51%) XSLT
13 19 (44.19%) JDBC
13 19 (44.19%) iBATIS
13 19 (44.19%) Selenium
13 19 (44.19%) GWT
13 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
13 19 (44.19%) CruiseControl

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 21 (48.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.33%) Magnolia
4 1 (2.33%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) CruiseControl
1 19 (44.19%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) Maven
3 5 (11.63%) Ant
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Hudson
6 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (62.79%) Banking
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 40 (93.02%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Designer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (83.72%) Spring
2 28 (65.12%) XML
3 26 (60.47%) JSP
4 24 (55.81%) CSS
5 23 (53.49%) Struts
5 23 (53.49%) JMS
6 21 (48.84%) Ajax
6 21 (48.84%) Spring Web Flow
7 20 (46.51%) Spring MVC
7 20 (46.51%) XSLT
8 19 (44.19%) JDBC
8 19 (44.19%) GWT
8 19 (44.19%) iBATIS
9 15 (34.88%) Hibernate
10 10 (23.26%) HTML
11 6 (13.95%) Web Services
11 6 (13.95%) Servlets
12 5 (11.63%) SOAP
12 5 (11.63%) JSF
12 5 (11.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
1 2 (4.65%) Equities
1 2 (4.65%) Taxonomies
1 2 (4.65%) DataPower
1 2 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) UNIX
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) OO
3 23 (53.49%) MVC
4 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
4 19 (44.19%) Web Application Development
5 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) SOA
6 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) UML
8 2 (4.65%) OOP
8 2 (4.65%) Content Management
8 2 (4.65%) BPEL
8 2 (4.65%) AOP
8 2 (4.65%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) SQL
3 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
4 24 (55.81%) Shell Script
5 23 (53.49%) PL/SQL
6 22 (51.16%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) Clojure
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Sybase
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) Perforce
3 2 (4.65%) Yahoo!
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Kony
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter