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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 53 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 76 60 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.76% 2.46% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 8.61% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 52
Average daily rate
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£380 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £270 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +4.76%
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
740 697 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 28.57% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 378 321
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.10 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +9 48 £350 +7.69% 7
Glasgow -27 10 £363 +13.63%
Stirling - 8 £525 -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -
Dundee - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - - 1
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 128 (99.22%) Java
2 60 (46.51%) XML
3 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (43.41%) Spring
5 48 (37.21%) JSP
6 45 (34.88%) SQL
7 44 (34.11%) Oracle
7 44 (34.11%) JSF
7 44 (34.11%) Java EE
8 39 (30.23%) OO
9 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
10 37 (28.68%) Banking
11 36 (27.91%) Struts
12 35 (27.13%) HTML
12 35 (27.13%) jQuery
13 34 (26.36%) PL/SQL
14 33 (25.58%) CSS
14 33 (25.58%) JBoss
14 33 (25.58%) Hibernate
15 31 (24.03%) Relational Database
16 30 (23.26%) Finance
17 27 (20.93%) MVC
17 27 (20.93%) UNIX
17 27 (20.93%) Web Services
17 27 (20.93%) RichFaces
18 26 (20.16%) Apache CXF
18 26 (20.16%) Ajax
19 25 (19.38%) WebSphere
19 25 (19.38%) Unit Testing
19 25 (19.38%) SOAP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (25.58%) JBoss
2 25 (19.38%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.98%) CMS
4 8 (6.20%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.43%) Apache
6 6 (4.65%) FileNet
7 4 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.55%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.55%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.78%) Liferay
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.78%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.60%) HTTP
2 5 (3.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.33%) MySQL
7 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.55%) DB2
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Selenium
2 21 (16.28%) JUnit
3 20 (15.50%) CruiseControl
4 12 (9.30%) Eclipse
5 11 (8.53%) Subversion
5 11 (8.53%) Maven
6 10 (7.75%) Ant
7 6 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.88%) Mockito
9 4 (3.10%) NUnit
9 4 (3.10%) Hudson
9 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.33%) HttpUnit
10 3 (2.33%) JMeter
11 2 (1.55%) JProfiler
12 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.78%) Checkstyle
12 1 (0.78%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.78%) Introscope
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (28.68%) Banking
2 30 (23.26%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Publishing
3 3 (2.33%) Front Office
4 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (93.80%) Developer
2 97 (75.19%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.83%) UI Developer
3 23 (17.83%) UI Programmer
4 22 (17.05%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (7.75%) Senior UI Developer
6 10 (7.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Designer
8 6 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.33%) J2EE Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Applications Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.33%) Java Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (1.55%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 2 (1.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 2 (1.55%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (46.51%) XML
2 56 (43.41%) Spring
3 48 (37.21%) JSP
4 44 (34.11%) JSF
4 44 (34.11%) Java EE
5 36 (27.91%) Struts
6 35 (27.13%) HTML
6 35 (27.13%) jQuery
7 33 (25.58%) CSS
7 33 (25.58%) Hibernate
8 27 (20.93%) Web Services
8 27 (20.93%) RichFaces
9 26 (20.16%) Apache CXF
9 26 (20.16%) Ajax
10 25 (19.38%) XSLT
10 25 (19.38%) SOAP
11 24 (18.60%) JMS
12 23 (17.83%) Spring MVC
13 22 (17.05%) Spring Web Flow
14 21 (16.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.10%) Open Source
2 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.55%) Clustering
4 2 (1.55%) Equities
4 2 (1.55%) DataPower
4 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) UNIX
2 10 (7.75%) Linux
3 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) OO
3 27 (20.93%) MVC
4 25 (19.38%) Unit Testing
5 22 (17.05%) SOA
6 21 (16.28%) TDD
7 20 (15.50%) Web Application Development
8 16 (12.40%) Web Design
9 11 (8.53%) Web Development
10 9 (6.98%) UML
11 8 (6.20%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (6.20%) Scrum
12 7 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.43%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.43%) CRM
13 6 (4.65%) Document Management
14 5 (3.88%) Content Management
15 4 (3.10%) Multithreading
15 4 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
16 3 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 128 (99.22%) Java
2 45 (34.88%) SQL
3 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
4 34 (26.36%) PL/SQL
5 24 (18.60%) Perl
6 23 (17.83%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.43%) C#
8 3 (2.33%) Ruby
8 3 (2.33%) PHP
8 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.78%) XPath
10 1 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.78%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.78%) Python
10 1 (0.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Oracle
2 5 (3.88%) Sun
3 4 (3.10%) IBM
4 3 (2.33%) Adobe
5 2 (1.55%) Sybase
5 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.55%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.55%) Google
5 2 (1.55%) Kony
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.78%) Perforce
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
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