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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 53 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 21 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.34% 2.56% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.68% 7.75% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 16
Average daily rate
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£340 £369 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £450 £425
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 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
242 284 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.95% 33.10% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 134 98
Average daily rate £325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 29 (96.67%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) Banking
3 19 (63.33%) Spring
4 15 (50.00%) UNIX
4 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 14 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (40.00%) TDD
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle
8 10 (33.33%) Sybase
8 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 10 (33.33%) JUnit
8 10 (33.33%) System Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Sybase ASE
9 9 (30.00%) Derivative
9 9 (30.00%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (30.00%) Sybase IQ
9 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) REST
10 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
10 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (26.67%) JDBC
11 7 (23.33%) XML
11 7 (23.33%) Ajax
11 7 (23.33%) FitNesse
12 6 (20.00%) Market Risk

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Sybase IQ
1 9 (30.00%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) JUnit
2 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (23.33%) FitNesse
4 6 (20.00%) Maven
5 4 (13.33%) Selenium
5 4 (13.33%) CruiseControl
6 3 (10.00%) Mockito
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
7 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 19 (63.33%) Banking
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 25 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) Spring
2 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (30.00%) REST
4 8 (26.67%) JDBC
5 7 (23.33%) XML
5 7 (23.33%) Ajax
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) Drools
7 5 (16.67%) JMS
8 4 (13.33%) XSLT
8 4 (13.33%) CSS
8 4 (13.33%) JSP
8 4 (13.33%) Struts
8 4 (13.33%) JNDI
8 4 (13.33%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (13.33%) GWT
8 4 (13.33%) iBATIS
8 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
9 3 (10.00%) Apache Flex
9 3 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Derivative
1 9 (30.00%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (40.00%) TDD
3 10 (33.33%) System Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Programming
8 1 (3.33%) UML
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Sybase