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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 82 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 40 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 2.40% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.81% 7.93% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.57%
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
587 782 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.47% 30.25% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 493 376
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 16 £375 -6.25% 1
Highlands - 10 - -
Glasgow -25 9 £388 +10.71%
Aberdeen - 1 £375 -
J2EE
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J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 82 (97.62%) Java
2 43 (51.19%) SQL
3 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (42.86%) Spring
5 34 (40.48%) TDD
5 34 (40.48%) CSS
6 29 (34.52%) Oracle
7 28 (33.33%) JSP
7 28 (33.33%) Struts
7 28 (33.33%) OO
8 26 (30.95%) XML
9 25 (29.76%) PL/SQL
9 25 (29.76%) JUnit
9 25 (29.76%) HTML
9 25 (29.76%) Ajax
10 23 (27.38%) UNIX
11 22 (26.19%) Shell Script
11 22 (26.19%) Relational Database
12 21 (25.00%) Web Application Development
12 21 (25.00%) Banking
12 21 (25.00%) jQuery
13 20 (23.81%) Selenium
13 20 (23.81%) Unit Testing
14 19 (22.62%) Finance
14 19 (22.62%) Hibernate
14 19 (22.62%) MVC
14 19 (22.62%) Perl
14 19 (22.62%) Ant
15 18 (21.43%) Web Services

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (19.05%) JBoss
2 15 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.52%) CMS
4 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.38%) FileNet
7 2 (2.38%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.38%) Apache
8 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) Intranet
3 2 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) Sybase IQ
3 5 (5.95%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) JUnit
2 20 (23.81%) Selenium
3 19 (22.62%) Ant
4 15 (17.86%) CruiseControl
5 9 (10.71%) Subversion
5 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
6 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.14%) Mockito
8 4 (4.76%) Maven
9 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.57%) JProfiler
10 2 (2.38%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.38%) NUnit
11 1 (1.19%) JMeter
11 1 (1.19%) HttpUnit
11 1 (1.19%) YourKit
11 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (25.00%) Banking
2 19 (22.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Front Office
3 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (95.24%) Developer
2 67 (79.76%) Java Developer
3 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Developer
3 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (3.57%) UI Developer
5 2 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (2.38%) Market Risk Developer
5 2 (2.38%) UI Programmer
5 2 (2.38%) Java Architect
5 2 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (2.38%) GIS Developer
5 2 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (1.19%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.19%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.19%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (1.19%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (1.19%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.86%) Spring
2 34 (40.48%) CSS
3 28 (33.33%) JSP
3 28 (33.33%) Struts
4 26 (30.95%) XML
5 25 (29.76%) HTML
5 25 (29.76%) Ajax
6 21 (25.00%) jQuery
7 19 (22.62%) Hibernate
8 18 (21.43%) Web Services
9 17 (20.24%) XSLT
9 17 (20.24%) JSF
10 16 (19.05%) Spring MVC
11 15 (17.86%) Spring Web Flow
11 15 (17.86%) GWT
12 11 (13.10%) JMS
13 10 (11.90%) JDBC
13 10 (11.90%) iBATIS
14 9 (10.71%) Java EE
15 8 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Derivative
3 5 (5.95%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.57%) GIS
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.38%) PKI
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) UNIX
2 11 (13.10%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) TDD
3 28 (33.33%) OO
4 21 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 20 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 19 (22.62%) MVC
7 16 (19.05%) SDLC
8 12 (14.29%) Web Development
9 10 (11.90%) OOD
9 10 (11.90%) OOP
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.14%) SOA
12 5 (5.95%) CRM
12 5 (5.95%) System Testing
12 5 (5.95%) Scrum
12 5 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (4.76%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 3 (3.57%) UML
14 3 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (97.62%) Java
2 43 (51.19%) SQL
3 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (29.76%) PL/SQL
5 22 (26.19%) Shell Script
6 19 (22.62%) Perl
7 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Ruby
8 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.38%) C#
10 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Degree
4 7 (8.33%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Adobe
3 6 (7.14%) Sun
4 5 (5.95%) Sybase
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.38%) Google
6 2 (2.38%) Alterian
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Pega
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: 17 hours ago