The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 58 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 75 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.83% 2.82% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 9.36% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 31
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 705 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.19% 30.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 357 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 43 £338 +4.81% 11
Edinburgh -24 23 £380 +4.10% 7
West Lothian 0 3 - - 1
Stirling +4 2 £415 +3.62% 3
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 125 (90.58%) Java
2 60 (43.48%) Spring
3 52 (37.68%) XML
4 47 (34.06%) JSP
4 47 (34.06%) HTML
4 47 (34.06%) Oracle
4 47 (34.06%) JSF
5 45 (32.61%) Hibernate
6 44 (31.88%) JavaScript
7 34 (24.64%) Finance
8 33 (23.91%) Relational Database
9 32 (23.19%) SOA
10 28 (20.29%) RDBMS
11 25 (18.12%) Oracle Database
12 24 (17.39%) JBoss
12 24 (17.39%) Servlets
12 24 (17.39%) Struts
13 22 (15.94%) SQL
13 22 (15.94%) Java EE
14 21 (15.22%) Maven
14 21 (15.22%) EJB
15 20 (14.49%) JSTL
16 19 (13.77%) Subversion
17 18 (13.04%) MVC
18 17 (12.32%) Web Services
18 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (12.32%) Tapestry
18 17 (12.32%) jQuery
18 17 (12.32%) WebSphere
18 17 (12.32%) Technical Analysis

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (12.32%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.07%) WebSphere Portal
2 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.62%) Apache
3 5 (3.62%) CMS
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.45%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.72%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Internet
1 2 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) SAN
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 28 (20.29%) RDBMS
3 25 (18.12%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.17%) DB2
7 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.72%) KDB
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Maven
2 19 (13.77%) Subversion
3 14 (10.14%) Ant
3 14 (10.14%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.80%) JUnit
5 5 (3.62%) Rational Application Developer
5 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.90%) JDeveloper
6 4 (2.90%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.90%) JIRA
7 3 (2.17%) Selenium
7 3 (2.17%) PVCS
8 1 (0.72%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.72%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.72%) Trac
8 1 (0.72%) Hudson
8 1 (0.72%) Mockito
8 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 34 (24.64%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Front Office
4 2 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 97 (70.29%) Developer
2 76 (55.07%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (10.87%) Architect
5 14 (10.14%) Programmer
5 14 (10.14%) Java Programmer
6 10 (7.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 10 (7.25%) Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 10 (7.25%) Java Architect
6 10 (7.25%) UI Developer
6 10 (7.25%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 10 (7.25%) UI Programmer
7 9 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Java Programmer
9 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (43.48%) Spring
2 52 (37.68%) XML
3 47 (34.06%) JSP
3 47 (34.06%) HTML
3 47 (34.06%) JSF
4 45 (32.61%) Hibernate
5 24 (17.39%) Servlets
5 24 (17.39%) Struts
6 22 (15.94%) Java EE
7 21 (15.22%) EJB
8 20 (14.49%) JSTL
9 17 (12.32%) Web Services
9 17 (12.32%) Tapestry
9 17 (12.32%) jQuery
10 15 (10.87%) XSLT
11 14 (10.14%) Drools
12 13 (9.42%) CSS
13 12 (8.70%) JMS
13 12 (8.70%) Ajax
14 11 (7.97%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.17%) Open Source
3 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.45%) Equities
4 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.72%) DataPower
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Linux
2 10 (7.25%) UNIX
3 5 (3.62%) Windows
4 2 (1.45%) AIX
4 2 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.19%) SOA
2 18 (13.04%) MVC
3 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.32%) Technical Analysis
4 16 (11.59%) OO
5 12 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (7.97%) Unit Testing
6 11 (7.97%) UML
7 10 (7.25%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (7.25%) BPMN
8 9 (6.52%) Low Latency
9 8 (5.80%) TDD
10 7 (5.07%) Content Management
10 7 (5.07%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.07%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.07%) Workflow
11 6 (4.35%) Identity Management
11 6 (4.35%) Web Development
12 5 (3.62%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.62%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (90.58%) Java
2 44 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.94%) SQL
4 13 (9.42%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.80%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (1.45%) Python
7 2 (1.45%) C#
7 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.72%) Scala
8 1 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Sun Certification
2 13 (9.42%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.72%) Legato
1 1 (0.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (34.06%) Oracle
2 24 (17.39%) JBoss
3 13 (9.42%) Sun
4 12 (8.70%) IBM
5 11 (7.97%) Sybase
6 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.45%) Adobe
7 2 (1.45%) F5
8 1 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) Facebook
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter
8 1 (0.72%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco
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