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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 92 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 38 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 2.82% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.22% 9.41% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +1.96%
J2EE
UK

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
611 797 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.90% 30.02% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 459 352
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 April 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 17 April 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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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 -8 21 £375 -1.31% 5
Glasgow -40 6 £388 +14.81%
Highlands - 4 - -
Stirling -10 2 £420 +1.20%
Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 96 (98.97%) Java
2 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (46.39%) Spring
4 42 (43.30%) JavaScript
4 42 (43.30%) SQL
5 38 (39.18%) XML
6 31 (31.96%) Struts
7 30 (30.93%) HTML
7 30 (30.93%) Oracle
8 29 (29.90%) JSP
8 29 (29.90%) TDD
9 28 (28.87%) CSS
10 27 (27.84%) Finance
10 27 (27.84%) JSF
11 26 (26.80%) Banking
11 26 (26.80%) Ajax
11 26 (26.80%) OO
11 26 (26.80%) PL/SQL
12 25 (25.77%) jQuery
13 24 (24.74%) UNIX
14 23 (23.71%) Hibernate
15 22 (22.68%) Java EE
15 22 (22.68%) Shell Script
15 22 (22.68%) Relational Database
16 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
16 21 (21.65%) Selenium
16 21 (21.65%) XSLT
16 21 (21.65%) JUnit
16 21 (21.65%) MVC
17 19 (19.59%) Web Services

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (17.53%) JBoss
2 16 (16.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.19%) FileNet
3 6 (6.19%) CMS
4 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.12%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.06%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
1 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) HTTP
2 6 (6.19%) Internet
3 3 (3.09%) Intranet
4 2 (2.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.68%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) Sybase IQ
3 5 (5.15%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) DB2
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) JUnit
1 21 (21.65%) Selenium
2 15 (15.46%) Ant
2 15 (15.46%) CruiseControl
3 13 (13.40%) Subversion
3 13 (13.40%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.28%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.22%) Mockito
6 6 (6.19%) Maven
7 3 (3.09%) NUnit
7 3 (3.09%) JProfiler
7 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.06%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.03%) YourKit
9 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.03%) Introscope
9 1 (1.03%) Checkstyle
General
1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 26 (26.80%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 93 (95.88%) Developer
2 77 (79.38%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.22%) UI Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (6.19%) UI Programmer
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.15%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.09%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Senior UI Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.06%) GIS Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.06%) Architect
8 2 (2.06%) Analyst
8 2 (2.06%) Market Risk Developer
9 1 (1.03%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.03%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.03%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (1.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (46.39%) Spring
2 38 (39.18%) XML
3 31 (31.96%) Struts
4 30 (30.93%) HTML
5 29 (29.90%) JSP
6 28 (28.87%) CSS
7 27 (27.84%) JSF
8 26 (26.80%) Ajax
9 25 (25.77%) jQuery
10 23 (23.71%) Hibernate
11 22 (22.68%) Java EE
12 21 (21.65%) XSLT
13 19 (19.59%) Web Services
14 18 (18.56%) Spring MVC
15 17 (17.53%) JMS
16 15 (15.46%) Spring Web Flow
16 15 (15.46%) GWT
17 13 (13.40%) RichFaces
18 10 (10.31%) iBATIS
18 10 (10.31%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Derivative
3 5 (5.15%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.09%) GIS
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.03%) Open Source
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) UNIX
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) TDD
3 26 (26.80%) OO
4 21 (21.65%) MVC
4 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
5 18 (18.56%) Web Application Development
6 11 (11.34%) Web Development
6 11 (11.34%) SOA
7 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.19%) CRM
10 5 (5.15%) UML
10 5 (5.15%) Scrum
10 5 (5.15%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (5.15%) System Testing
11 4 (4.12%) OOD
11 4 (4.12%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.12%) Web Design
11 4 (4.12%) Document Management
11 4 (4.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 96 (98.97%) Java
2 42 (43.30%) JavaScript
2 42 (43.30%) SQL
3 26 (26.80%) PL/SQL
4 22 (22.68%) Shell Script
5 16 (16.49%) Perl
6 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.09%) C#
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Adobe
3 6 (6.19%) Sun
4 5 (5.15%) Sybase
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) Google
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) Alterian
7 1 (1.03%) Pega