The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 128 91 58
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -33
Contract jobs citing J2EE 22 41 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 1.36% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 6.73% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 43
Median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.60 £35.40
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.68%
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
603 609 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.20% 20.21% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 327 479
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 11 £340 -9.33% 1
Glasgow +6 10 £350 -9.67%
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 75 (80.65%) Java
2 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (49.46%) Spring
4 35 (37.63%) SOA
5 34 (36.56%) JBoss
6 33 (35.48%) TDD
7 32 (34.41%) IBM
8 28 (30.11%) Eclipse
9 27 (29.03%) XML
9 27 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (27.96%) jQuery
10 26 (27.96%) XSLT
11 25 (26.88%) Oracle
11 25 (26.88%) Java EE
12 24 (25.81%) Hibernate
12 24 (25.81%) JProfiler
13 23 (24.73%) WebSphere
14 21 (22.58%) SOAP
15 20 (21.51%) Scrum
15 20 (21.51%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (21.51%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 19 (20.43%) Drools
17 18 (19.35%) BPMN
18 17 (18.28%) Workflow
18 17 (18.28%) Migration
18 17 (18.28%) jBPM
19 16 (17.20%) Maven
19 16 (17.20%) WebLogic
19 16 (17.20%) HTML
19 16 (17.20%) Tomcat

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (36.56%) JBoss
2 23 (24.73%) WebSphere
3 16 (17.20%) Tomcat
3 16 (17.20%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (7.53%) Apache
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (3.23%) AquaLogic
7 3 (3.23%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (3.23%) Tuxedo
7 3 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.08%) Liferay
9 1 (1.08%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (3.23%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) SSL
2 8 (8.60%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.53%) Internet
4 6 (6.45%) LDAP
5 3 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
1 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.30%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.15%) DB2
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (30.11%) Eclipse
2 24 (25.81%) JProfiler
3 16 (17.20%) Maven
4 8 (8.60%) Ant
5 4 (4.30%) JUnit
5 4 (4.30%) Mockito
6 3 (3.23%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.23%) Build Forge
6 3 (3.23%) Clang
6 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.23%) Gradle
6 3 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (2.15%) Lombardi
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.15%) Xcode
8 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (81.72%) Developer
2 50 (53.76%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.05%) Portal Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Agile Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Android Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Java Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) XML Developer
6 4 (4.30%) iOS Developer
6 4 (4.30%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Identity Management Specialist
7 3 (3.23%) Instructor
7 3 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Specialist
8 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (49.46%) Spring
2 27 (29.03%) XML
3 26 (27.96%) jQuery
3 26 (27.96%) XSLT
4 25 (26.88%) Java EE
5 24 (25.81%) Hibernate
6 21 (22.58%) SOAP
7 19 (20.43%) Drools
8 17 (18.28%) jBPM
9 16 (17.20%) HTML
10 15 (16.13%) JSF
11 14 (15.05%) Apache CXF
11 14 (15.05%) RESTful
11 14 (15.05%) RichFaces
11 14 (15.05%) Web Services
12 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
12 12 (12.90%) HTML5
13 11 (11.83%) CSS
14 10 (10.75%) CSS3
15 8 (8.60%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.83%) DataPower
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) iPad
5 3 (3.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Unix
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) Android
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.30%) Linux
5 3 (3.23%) AIX
5 3 (3.23%) OS/390
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.63%) SOA
3 33 (35.48%) TDD
4 27 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.51%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 20 (21.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 20 (21.51%) Scrum
6 18 (19.35%) BPMN
7 17 (18.28%) Migration
7 17 (18.28%) Workflow
8 15 (16.13%) SDLC
9 12 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.68%) OO
11 8 (8.60%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (8.60%) Information Security
11 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.53%) OOD
13 6 (6.45%) Android Development
13 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) Java
2 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 15 (16.13%) SQL
3 11 (11.83%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.75%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.53%) C
6 3 (3.23%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.23%) C++
6 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.23%) Perl
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
6 3 (3.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) XPath
7 2 (2.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 4 (4.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Tivoli
1 8 (8.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (7.53%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.23%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) IBM
2 25 (26.88%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) Kony
3 7 (7.53%) Xamarin
4 6 (6.45%) CA
5 3 (3.23%) Axway
5 3 (3.23%) Fujitsu
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Sybase