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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 75 91 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 1.39% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.80% 6.94% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 34
Median daily rate £370 £339 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £273 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £413 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +17.64%
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
615 648 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 20.02% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 342 429
Median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £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 24 September 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 September 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
Glasgow +14 23 £413 +17.02% 2
Edinburgh +4 19 £350 +3.70% 3
West Dunbartonshire -3 5 £420 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 70 (86.42%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) JBoss
3 31 (38.27%) Finance
4 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.04%) Linux
5 28 (34.57%) Unix
6 25 (30.86%) JSP
6 25 (30.86%) HTML
7 22 (27.16%) SOAP
7 22 (27.16%) Hibernate
8 21 (25.93%) Spring
8 21 (25.93%) Java EE
9 20 (24.69%) Oracle
9 20 (24.69%) SSL
9 20 (24.69%) Shell Script
10 18 (22.22%) XML
11 17 (20.99%) IBM
11 17 (20.99%) HTTP
11 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (19.75%) Drools
12 16 (19.75%) Apache CXF
12 16 (19.75%) HTTPS
12 16 (19.75%) JSF
12 16 (19.75%) Information Security
13 15 (18.52%) RESTful
13 15 (18.52%) RichFaces
13 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
14 14 (17.28%) Open Source
14 14 (17.28%) jBPM
14 14 (17.28%) Scrum

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 44 (54.32%) JBoss
2 12 (14.81%) Apache
2 12 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 12 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.64%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.94%) AquaLogic
6 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (4.94%) Tuxedo
6 4 (4.94%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.23%) CICS
7 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.94%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) SSL
2 17 (20.99%) HTTP
3 16 (19.75%) HTTPS
4 9 (11.11%) Internet
5 5 (6.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.88%) MarkLogic
2 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Maven
2 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 6 (7.41%) JUnit
3 4 (4.94%) Build Forge
3 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) GitLab
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Xcode
5 1 (1.23%) Bower
5 1 (1.23%) Gradle
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.23%) Mockito
5 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (58.02%) Developer
2 40 (49.38%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (8.64%) UI/UX Developer
4 7 (8.64%) UX Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Identity Management Specialist
6 5 (6.17%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Tivoli Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.70%) Server Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) HTML
1 25 (30.86%) JSP
2 22 (27.16%) Hibernate
2 22 (27.16%) SOAP
3 21 (25.93%) Java EE
3 21 (25.93%) Spring
4 18 (22.22%) XML
5 16 (19.75%) Apache CXF
5 16 (19.75%) Drools
5 16 (19.75%) JSF
6 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 15 (18.52%) RESTful
6 15 (18.52%) RichFaces
7 14 (17.28%) jBPM
8 12 (14.81%) jQuery
9 11 (13.58%) REST
10 10 (12.35%) Servlets
11 9 (11.11%) HTML5
12 8 (9.88%) Apache Commons
12 8 (9.88%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (14.81%) DataPower
3 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.64%) User Experience
6 6 (7.41%) EMC VNX
7 4 (4.94%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.47%) Equities
9 2 (2.47%) Social Media
9 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.23%) Fintech
10 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Linux
2 28 (34.57%) Unix
3 13 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.81%) Windows
5 6 (7.41%) AIX
5 6 (7.41%) Solaris
6 4 (4.94%) OS/390
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) Information Security
3 14 (17.28%) OO
3 14 (17.28%) Open Source
3 14 (17.28%) Scrum
4 11 (13.58%) User Stories
5 10 (12.35%) BPMN
5 10 (12.35%) OOD
5 10 (12.35%) Web Design
5 10 (12.35%) Workflow
6 9 (11.11%) SOA
6 9 (11.11%) TDD
7 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.88%) Integration Testing
7 8 (9.88%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (7.41%) SDLC
9 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.94%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 70 (86.42%) Java
2 20 (24.69%) Shell Script
3 10 (12.35%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.17%) C
5 5 (6.17%) Perl
5 5 (6.17%) Python
6 4 (4.94%) C++
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) VCAP
2 6 (7.41%) VCP6
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
1 6 (7.41%) vSphere
2 5 (6.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Ansible
2 6 (7.41%) vRealize
3 5 (6.17%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (4.94%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.47%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 17 (20.99%) IBM
3 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) EMC
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) CA
6 4 (4.94%) Axway
6 4 (4.94%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.94%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Sybase