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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK / Scotland
Rank 67 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 2.43% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.77% 9.78% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 30
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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
517 644 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.65% 24.88% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 355 362
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +9 18 £400 +5.26% 5
Glasgow -3 9 £400 +39.13%
West Lothian -2 5 £388 -13.16%
Moray - 4 £388 -
Stirling - 2 £475 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 58 (84.06%) Java
2 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Finance
4 22 (31.88%) HTML
5 20 (28.99%) JBoss
6 19 (27.54%) Linux
7 18 (26.09%) SOA
8 17 (24.64%) SQL
8 17 (24.64%) Scrum
8 17 (24.64%) Spring
8 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (23.19%) Maven
10 15 (21.74%) CRM
11 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
11 14 (20.29%) Oracle
11 14 (20.29%) HTML5
11 14 (20.29%) REST
12 13 (18.84%) Unix
12 13 (18.84%) SOAP
13 12 (17.39%) JSP
13 12 (17.39%) OpenView
13 12 (17.39%) HP
13 12 (17.39%) LoadRunner
13 12 (17.39%) HP SiteScope
13 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
13 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
13 12 (17.39%) Performance Testing
14 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
14 11 (15.94%) CSS
15 10 (14.49%) Hibernate

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 20 (28.99%) JBoss
2 7 (10.14%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) iPlanet
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.45%) FileNet
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) HTTPS
1 6 (8.70%) SSL
2 5 (7.25%) LDAP
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) Firewall
4 2 (2.90%) HTTP
5 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) MySQL
2 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.45%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Maven
2 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) LoadRunner
3 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.14%) Subversion
6 4 (5.80%) JIRA
6 4 (5.80%) Selenium
7 3 (4.35%) Ant
7 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.35%) GitLab
8 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.90%) Gradle
8 2 (2.90%) JUnit
8 2 (2.90%) Mockito
9 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 27 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Tester
4 8 (11.59%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Performance Tester
5 7 (10.14%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.80%) Identity Management Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Test Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) HTML
2 17 (24.64%) Spring
3 14 (20.29%) HTML5
3 14 (20.29%) REST
4 13 (18.84%) SOAP
5 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 12 (17.39%) JSP
6 11 (15.94%) CSS
7 10 (14.49%) Apache CXF
7 10 (14.49%) Hibernate
8 9 (13.04%) React
9 8 (11.59%) RESTful
9 8 (11.59%) Web Services
10 7 (10.14%) JSON
11 6 (8.70%) Apache Camel
11 6 (8.70%) CSS3
11 6 (8.70%) Java EE
11 6 (8.70%) jQuery
12 5 (7.25%) Backbone.js
12 5 (7.25%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) DataPower
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.90%) Equities
6 2 (2.90%) Fintech
6 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.90%) Social Media
6 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) AIX
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) HPUX
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) SUSE
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) SOA
3 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (24.64%) Scrum
4 15 (21.74%) CRM
5 12 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 10 (14.49%) DevOps
6 10 (14.49%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (13.04%) OO
7 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.59%) Web Development
9 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.14%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (10.14%) Pair Programming
9 7 (10.14%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
10 6 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (8.70%) Microservices
10 6 (8.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (84.06%) Java
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.59%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) PHP
6 4 (5.80%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) C#
7 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) VCAP
3 1 (1.45%) VCP6
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 4 (5.80%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) HP SiteScope
1 12 (17.39%) OpenView
2 5 (7.25%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 4 (5.80%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) HP
3 9 (13.04%) IBM
4 5 (7.25%) CA
4 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.90%) F5
6 2 (2.90%) Sun
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.45%) BEA
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
7 1 (1.45%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.45%) Sybase
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas
7 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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