The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 60 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 73 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.78% 2.74% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.13% 9.04% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 32
Average daily rate £375 £364 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.07% +3.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 719 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.43% 30.27% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 353 212
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 41 £350 +9.71% 7
Edinburgh -21 23 £390 +6.84% 3
West Lothian +1 3 - -
Stirling +3 2 £415 +3.62% 2
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 126 (90.00%) Java
2 61 (43.57%) Spring
3 53 (37.86%) XML
4 48 (34.29%) HTML
4 48 (34.29%) Oracle
5 47 (33.57%) JSP
6 46 (32.86%) JSF
7 45 (32.14%) Hibernate
8 44 (31.43%) JavaScript
9 35 (25.00%) Finance
10 34 (24.29%) Relational Database
11 31 (22.14%) SOA
12 28 (20.00%) RDBMS
13 25 (17.86%) Oracle Database
14 24 (17.14%) JBoss
14 24 (17.14%) Servlets
14 24 (17.14%) Struts
15 23 (16.43%) SQL
16 22 (15.71%) Java EE
17 21 (15.00%) Maven
18 20 (14.29%) JSTL
18 20 (14.29%) EJB
19 19 (13.57%) Subversion
20 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (12.86%) MVC
21 17 (12.14%) OO
21 17 (12.14%) Banking
21 17 (12.14%) jQuery
21 17 (12.14%) Technical Analysis
22 16 (11.43%) WebSphere

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.29%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.29%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (3.57%) Apache
4 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.57%) CMS
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.43%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Firewall
2 2 (1.43%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) MPLS
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.29%) Relational Database
2 28 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 25 (17.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.14%) DB2
7 2 (1.43%) MySQL
7 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) DataStage
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) MS Access
8 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.71%) KDB
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (15.00%) Maven
2 19 (13.57%) Subversion
3 14 (10.00%) Ant
3 14 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.71%) JUnit
5 5 (3.57%) Rational Application Developer
5 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.86%) JIRA
6 4 (2.86%) JDeveloper
7 3 (2.14%) PVCS
7 3 (2.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.71%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.71%) Mockito
8 1 (0.71%) Hudson
8 1 (0.71%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.71%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Front Office
4 2 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (70.00%) Developer
2 77 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (10.71%) Java Programmer
4 15 (10.71%) Architect
4 15 (10.71%) Programmer
5 10 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 10 (7.14%) Analyst
5 10 (7.14%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 10 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 10 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 10 (7.14%) UI Programmer
5 10 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 9 (6.43%) J2EE Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Java Programmer
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (43.57%) Spring
2 53 (37.86%) XML
3 48 (34.29%) HTML
4 47 (33.57%) JSP
5 46 (32.86%) JSF
6 45 (32.14%) Hibernate
7 24 (17.14%) Servlets
7 24 (17.14%) Struts
8 22 (15.71%) Java EE
9 20 (14.29%) JSTL
9 20 (14.29%) EJB
10 17 (12.14%) jQuery
11 16 (11.43%) Web Services
11 16 (11.43%) XSLT
11 16 (11.43%) Tapestry
12 14 (10.00%) Drools
13 13 (9.29%) JMS
13 13 (9.29%) CSS
14 12 (8.57%) Ajax
14 12 (8.57%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.14%) Open Source
3 3 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.43%) Clustering
4 2 (1.43%) Equities
4 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
5 1 (0.71%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Linux
2 11 (7.86%) UNIX
3 6 (4.29%) Windows
4 2 (1.43%) AIX
4 2 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) SOA
2 18 (12.86%) MVC
2 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.14%) OO
3 17 (12.14%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (7.86%) UML
5 11 (7.86%) Unit Testing
6 10 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (7.14%) BPMN
7 9 (6.43%) Low Latency
8 8 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.71%) TDD
9 7 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.00%) Workflow
10 6 (4.29%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.29%) Content Management
10 6 (4.29%) Web Development
11 5 (3.57%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.57%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 126 (90.00%) Java
2 44 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.43%) SQL
4 13 (9.29%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (2.14%) Python
8 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.43%) C#
9 1 (0.71%) Jython
9 1 (0.71%) Scala
9 1 (0.71%) Clojure
9 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Sun Certification
2 13 (9.29%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Legato
1 1 (0.71%) Control-M
1 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 48 (34.29%) Oracle
2 24 (17.14%) JBoss
3 13 (9.29%) Sybase
3 13 (9.29%) Sun
4 12 (8.57%) IBM
5 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.14%) F5
7 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.71%) Facebook
8 1 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.71%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
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