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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 118 99 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Contract jobs citing J2EE 25 39 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 1.34% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 6.52% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 34
Median daily rate £340 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.60 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +12.00%
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
596 598 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 20.60% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 311 483
Median daily rate £350 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 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 24 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 -12 13 £340 -9.33% 1
Glasgow +8 10 £339 -12.58% 6
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 72 (84.71%) Java
2 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (52.94%) Spring
4 31 (36.47%) SOA
4 31 (36.47%) JBoss
5 30 (35.29%) TDD
6 28 (32.94%) IBM
7 25 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 25 (29.41%) jQuery
8 24 (28.24%) WebSphere
9 23 (27.06%) Eclipse
9 23 (27.06%) Oracle
9 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (25.88%) XML
11 21 (24.71%) XSLT
11 21 (24.71%) Java EE
12 20 (23.53%) SOAP
12 20 (23.53%) Drools
13 19 (22.35%) BPMN
13 19 (22.35%) JProfiler
13 19 (22.35%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (22.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 18 (21.18%) jBPM
14 18 (21.18%) Maven
14 18 (21.18%) Workflow
15 17 (20.00%) Migration
16 16 (18.82%) JSF
17 15 (17.65%) WebLogic
17 15 (17.65%) Apache CXF
17 15 (17.65%) RESTful

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 31 (36.47%) JBoss
2 24 (28.24%) WebSphere
3 15 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
5 11 (12.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (9.41%) Apache
7 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (4.71%) AquaLogic
8 4 (4.71%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (4.71%) MQSeries
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.71%) Tuxedo
8 4 (4.71%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.18%) CICS
9 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) SSL
2 6 (7.06%) HTTPS
3 5 (5.88%) HTTP
3 5 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.71%) MarkLogic
2 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Eclipse
2 19 (22.35%) JProfiler
3 18 (21.18%) Maven
4 8 (9.41%) Ant
5 5 (5.88%) JUnit
6 4 (4.71%) Build Forge
6 4 (4.71%) Mockito
7 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.53%) Clang
7 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.53%) Gradle
7 3 (3.53%) Subversion
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.35%) Xcode
9 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (81.18%) Developer
2 46 (54.12%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Portal Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Agile Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 5 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.71%) iOS Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Java Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Instructor
7 3 (3.53%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) Spring
2 25 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 25 (29.41%) jQuery
3 22 (25.88%) XML
4 21 (24.71%) Java EE
4 21 (24.71%) XSLT
5 20 (23.53%) Drools
5 20 (23.53%) SOAP
6 18 (21.18%) jBPM
7 16 (18.82%) JSF
8 15 (17.65%) Apache CXF
8 15 (17.65%) RESTful
8 15 (17.65%) RichFaces
9 14 (16.47%) HTML
10 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
10 12 (14.12%) Web Services
11 11 (12.94%) CSS
12 10 (11.76%) CSS3
12 10 (11.76%) HTML5
13 8 (9.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.59%) DataPower
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) iPad
5 3 (3.53%) iPhone
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Unix
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Android
4 5 (5.88%) AIX
4 5 (5.88%) Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Solaris
5 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.71%) OS/390
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) SOA
3 30 (35.29%) TDD
4 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 19 (22.35%) BPMN
5 19 (22.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (21.18%) Workflow
7 17 (20.00%) Migration
8 14 (16.47%) Scrum
9 12 (14.12%) SDLC
10 10 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.59%) OO
12 7 (8.24%) OOD
12 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.06%) Android Development
13 6 (7.06%) Information Security
13 6 (7.06%) ITIL
13 6 (7.06%) User Stories
14 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (84.71%) Java
2 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.12%) SQL
4 11 (12.94%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.41%) C
6 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.71%) C++
7 4 (4.71%) Perl
8 3 (3.53%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.71%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) IBM
2 23 (27.06%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Kony
3 7 (8.24%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.71%) Axway
4 4 (4.71%) Fujitsu
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) Sun
5 2 (2.35%) CA
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
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