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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 71 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 49 67 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.86% 2.94% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 11.22% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 50
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 £250 £248 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -6.25%
J2EE
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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
641 597 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.29% 26.16% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 312 334
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -3 32 £363 +20.83% 4
Stirling - 6 £450 -
Glasgow -33 4 £375 +17.55% 3
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 110 (99.10%) Java
2 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (47.75%) XML
4 50 (45.05%) Spring
5 42 (37.84%) Oracle
6 41 (36.94%) JSF
7 39 (35.14%) JSP
8 38 (34.23%) SQL
9 34 (30.63%) Struts
9 34 (30.63%) OO
9 34 (30.63%) Java EE
10 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
10 32 (28.83%) Banking
11 31 (27.93%) Hibernate
11 31 (27.93%) HTML
11 31 (27.93%) PL/SQL
12 29 (26.13%) Relational Database
13 28 (25.23%) jQuery
13 28 (25.23%) Finance
14 26 (23.42%) CSS
14 26 (23.42%) JBoss
15 25 (22.52%) MVC
15 25 (22.52%) Ajax
16 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
16 24 (21.62%) Web Services
17 23 (20.72%) XSLT
17 23 (20.72%) RichFaces
17 23 (20.72%) Selenium
18 22 (19.82%) WebSphere
18 22 (19.82%) UNIX

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (23.42%) JBoss
2 22 (19.82%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.31%) Apache
4 7 (6.31%) FileNet
5 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.50%) CMS
6 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.80%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.80%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.90%) Liferay
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.90%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) HTTP
2 6 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.13%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.90%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Selenium
2 20 (18.02%) JUnit
3 18 (16.22%) CruiseControl
4 12 (10.81%) Eclipse
5 10 (9.01%) Ant
6 9 (8.11%) Subversion
7 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.41%) Mockito
8 4 (3.60%) NUnit
8 4 (3.60%) Maven
9 3 (2.70%) JMeter
9 3 (2.70%) HttpUnit
10 2 (1.80%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.90%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.90%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.90%) Introscope
11 1 (0.90%) Hudson
11 1 (0.90%) YourKit
11 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (28.83%) Banking
2 28 (25.23%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Front Office
3 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (92.79%) Developer
2 86 (77.48%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Senior Developer
4 17 (15.32%) UI Developer
4 17 (15.32%) UI Programmer
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior UI Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Designer
9 5 (4.50%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Architect
10 3 (2.70%) J2EE Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Applications Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Java Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (1.80%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 2 (1.80%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (1.80%) Analyst
11 2 (1.80%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 2 (1.80%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (47.75%) XML
2 50 (45.05%) Spring
3 41 (36.94%) JSF
4 39 (35.14%) JSP
5 34 (30.63%) Struts
5 34 (30.63%) Java EE
6 31 (27.93%) Hibernate
6 31 (27.93%) HTML
7 28 (25.23%) jQuery
8 26 (23.42%) CSS
9 25 (22.52%) Ajax
10 24 (21.62%) Web Services
11 23 (20.72%) XSLT
11 23 (20.72%) RichFaces
12 22 (19.82%) JMS
13 21 (18.92%) Spring MVC
14 20 (18.02%) Spring Web Flow
14 20 (18.02%) SOAP
15 18 (16.22%) GWT
16 17 (15.32%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.60%) Open Source
4 3 (2.70%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) DataPower
5 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Equities
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) UNIX
2 10 (9.01%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) OO
3 25 (22.52%) MVC
4 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
5 22 (19.82%) TDD
6 19 (17.12%) Web Application Development
7 18 (16.22%) SOA
8 13 (11.71%) Web Development
9 12 (10.81%) Web Design
10 9 (8.11%) UML
11 8 (7.21%) Scrum
11 8 (7.21%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (7.21%) CRM
12 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.41%) Document Management
13 5 (4.50%) Automated Testing
14 4 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
14 4 (3.60%) Workflow
15 3 (2.70%) Multithreading
15 3 (2.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 110 (99.10%) Java
2 38 (34.23%) SQL
3 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
4 31 (27.93%) PL/SQL
5 21 (18.92%) Perl
6 19 (17.12%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.50%) C#
8 3 (2.70%) PHP
8 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.70%) Ruby
9 2 (1.80%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) XQuery
10 1 (0.90%) Python
10 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Sun Certification
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (37.84%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) Sun
3 4 (3.60%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) Kony
4 2 (1.80%) Yahoo!
4 2 (1.80%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.90%) Sybase
5 1 (0.90%) Pega
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