The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 72 68 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Contract jobs citing J2EE 61 46 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 1.86% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 7.41% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 57
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -11.56%
J2EE
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
776 621 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.14% 25.15% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 304 239
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 32 £425 -5.55% 6
Glasgow -17 23 £350 +1.81% 3
Stirling - 1 £450 -
Aberdeen - 1 £338 - 1
Fife - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
J2EE
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J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 125 (96.15%) Java
2 55 (42.31%) XML
3 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (37.69%) Spring
5 48 (36.92%) JSP
6 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
7 41 (31.54%) SQL
8 39 (30.00%) HTML
8 39 (30.00%) JBoss
9 38 (29.23%) Oracle
9 38 (29.23%) jQuery
10 37 (28.46%) Banking
11 34 (26.15%) UNIX
12 32 (24.62%) CSS
12 32 (24.62%) PL/SQL
12 32 (24.62%) OO
12 32 (24.62%) WebSphere
12 32 (24.62%) Java EE
13 31 (23.85%) JSF
13 31 (23.85%) Relational Database
14 29 (22.31%) Shell Script
15 28 (21.54%) Finance
16 27 (20.77%) SOAP
16 27 (20.77%) Web Services
16 27 (20.77%) Ajax
17 26 (20.00%) Perl
18 25 (19.23%) XSLT
18 25 (19.23%) Struts
18 25 (19.23%) Hibernate
18 25 (19.23%) Apache CXF

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 32 (24.62%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.46%) CMS
3 8 (6.15%) FileNet
4 6 (4.62%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.85%) Apache
6 4 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (2.31%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.31%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) DNS
2 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.77%) SAN
2 1 (0.77%) MPLS
2 1 (0.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.77%) Network Security
2 1 (0.77%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.85%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.92%) RDBMS
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.08%) DB2
4 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.54%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.54%) KDB
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.77%) MS Access
7 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (16.15%) Selenium
2 19 (14.62%) CruiseControl
3 15 (11.54%) Maven
4 9 (6.92%) Subversion
4 9 (6.92%) JUnit
5 8 (6.15%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.08%) Ant
8 3 (2.31%) Hudson
8 3 (2.31%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (1.54%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.54%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.54%) JIRA
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.77%) NUnit
10 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.77%) Mockito
10 1 (0.77%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 37 (28.46%) Banking
2 28 (21.54%) Finance
3 4 (3.08%) Front Office
4 3 (2.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.31%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (86.92%) Developer
2 89 (68.46%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.08%) UI Programmer
3 17 (13.08%) UI Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 14 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.92%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Architect
9 6 (4.62%) Designer
10 5 (3.85%) FileNet Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Portal Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior UI Developer
10 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal Developer
10 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Consultant
12 3 (2.31%) J2EE Architect
12 3 (2.31%) Applications Architect
12 3 (2.31%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (42.31%) XML
2 49 (37.69%) Spring
3 48 (36.92%) JSP
4 39 (30.00%) HTML
5 38 (29.23%) jQuery
6 32 (24.62%) CSS
6 32 (24.62%) Java EE
7 31 (23.85%) JSF
8 27 (20.77%) SOAP
8 27 (20.77%) Web Services
8 27 (20.77%) Ajax
9 25 (19.23%) XSLT
9 25 (19.23%) Struts
9 25 (19.23%) Hibernate
9 25 (19.23%) Apache CXF
10 24 (18.46%) JMS
11 21 (16.15%) Spring Web Flow
11 21 (16.15%) JDBC
12 20 (15.38%) Spring MVC
13 19 (14.62%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (2.31%) Equities
1 3 (2.31%) Clustering
1 3 (2.31%) Taxonomies
2 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (1.54%) DataPower
3 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.77%) iPad
3 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.15%) UNIX
2 11 (8.46%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.77%) AIX
4 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.62%) OO
3 24 (18.46%) SOA
4 22 (16.92%) MVC
4 22 (16.92%) Unit Testing
5 19 (14.62%) Web Application Development
6 16 (12.31%) Web Design
7 14 (10.77%) Web Development
8 10 (7.69%) TDD
9 9 (6.92%) Content Management
10 8 (6.15%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.15%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.38%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.62%) Workflow
13 5 (3.85%) CRM
13 5 (3.85%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.85%) Scrum
14 4 (3.08%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (3.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 125 (96.15%) Java
2 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
3 41 (31.54%) SQL
4 32 (24.62%) PL/SQL
5 29 (22.31%) Shell Script
6 26 (20.00%) Perl
7 5 (3.85%) C#
8 4 (3.08%) Python
9 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.77%) VB
10 1 (0.77%) C++
10 1 (0.77%) Jython
10 1 (0.77%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (2.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Control-M
1 1 (0.77%) Legato
1 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (30.00%) JBoss
2 38 (29.23%) Oracle
3 18 (13.85%) IBM
4 11 (8.46%) Sybase
5 3 (2.31%) SAP
5 3 (2.31%) Adobe
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.31%) Perforce
6 2 (1.54%) StreamBase
6 2 (1.54%) Kony
6 2 (1.54%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.54%) Google
6 2 (1.54%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.77%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.77%) HP
7 1 (0.77%) F5
7 1 (0.77%) Twitter
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