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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 61 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 72 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.82% 1.74% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.50% 7.33% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 39
Average daily rate £378 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
626 641 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.54% 23.75% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 373 306
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.25 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 36 £380 +8.57% 2
Glasgow +25 21 £275 -26.66% 2
West Lothian - 6 £446 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £420 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 81 (82.65%) Java
2 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.96%) Spring
4 35 (35.71%) TDD
5 33 (33.67%) SOA
6 31 (31.63%) IBM
7 30 (30.61%) Oracle
8 28 (28.57%) XML
9 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (25.51%) jQuery
10 25 (25.51%) Eclipse
11 24 (24.49%) Hibernate
12 23 (23.47%) Scrum
12 23 (23.47%) XSLT
12 23 (23.47%) JBoss
12 23 (23.47%) SQL
13 21 (21.43%) Java EE
13 21 (21.43%) WebSphere
13 21 (21.43%) JProfiler
14 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.39%) PL/SQL
16 17 (17.35%) HTML
16 17 (17.35%) SOAP
16 17 (17.35%) Performance Monitoring
16 17 (17.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
17 16 (16.33%) Web Services
17 16 (16.33%) Maven
17 16 (16.33%) Migration
18 15 (15.31%) SDLC
19 14 (14.29%) WebLogic

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (23.47%) JBoss
2 21 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 14 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.10%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.04%) Apache
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.02%) CMS
8 1 (1.02%) Liferay
8 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) HTTPS
1 10 (10.20%) SSL
2 7 (7.14%) LDAP
3 6 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (3.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.04%) DB2
5 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Eclipse
2 21 (21.43%) JProfiler
3 16 (16.33%) Maven
4 9 (9.18%) JUnit
5 8 (8.16%) Ant
6 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.10%) JDeveloper
7 4 (4.08%) Mockito
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (4.08%) Subversion
8 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.06%) Gradle
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.04%) Clang
9 2 (2.04%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.04%) Lombardi
10 1 (1.02%) Hudson
10 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 12 (12.24%) Banking
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (82.65%) Developer
2 50 (51.02%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Portal Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Agile Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.10%) XML Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Identity Management Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Tivoli Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.96%) Spring
2 28 (28.57%) XML
3 25 (25.51%) jQuery
4 24 (24.49%) Hibernate
5 23 (23.47%) XSLT
6 21 (21.43%) Java EE
7 17 (17.35%) HTML
7 17 (17.35%) SOAP
8 16 (16.33%) Web Services
9 13 (13.27%) Drools
10 12 (12.24%) JSF
11 11 (11.22%) CSS
11 11 (11.22%) RESTful
12 10 (10.20%) Apache CXF
12 10 (10.20%) HTML5
12 10 (10.20%) jBPM
12 10 (10.20%) RichFaces
13 9 (9.18%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
14 7 (7.14%) REST
15 6 (6.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) DataPower
2 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Unix
2 4 (4.08%) Android
3 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.71%) TDD
3 33 (33.67%) SOA
4 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (23.47%) Scrum
6 17 (17.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 17 (17.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (16.33%) Migration
8 15 (15.31%) SDLC
9 12 (12.24%) Waterfall
10 11 (11.22%) BPMN
11 10 (10.20%) Information Security
11 10 (10.20%) Workflow
12 9 (9.18%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.12%) E-business
13 6 (6.12%) ITIL
13 6 (6.12%) Service Management
14 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 81 (82.65%) Java
2 23 (23.47%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.39%) PL/SQL
5 12 (12.24%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.04%) Scala
6 2 (2.04%) XPath
6 2 (2.04%) XQuery
7 1 (1.02%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) Groovy
7 1 (1.02%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (1.02%) Degree
1 1 (1.02%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (3.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Tivoli
1 9 (9.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (6.12%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) IBM
2 30 (30.61%) Oracle
3 7 (7.14%) CA
4 6 (6.12%) Kony
4 6 (6.12%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) Sybase
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