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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 67 60 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing J2EE 60 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.17% 1.79% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.67% 7.35% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £326 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 13
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 599 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.34% 24.36% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 277 192
Average daily rate £375 £368 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 -2 26 £425 +13.33% 4
Glasgow -3 22 £370 -1.33% 11
Stirling - 4 - -
Fife - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
J2EE
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J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (92.59%) Java
2 56 (41.48%) Spring
3 54 (40.00%) XML
4 50 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 45 (33.33%) HTML
6 43 (31.85%) JSP
7 37 (27.41%) SQL
7 37 (27.41%) Oracle
8 35 (25.93%) JBoss
9 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (25.19%) jQuery
10 33 (24.44%) Banking
11 31 (22.96%) Java EE
11 31 (22.96%) Hibernate
12 30 (22.22%) UNIX
12 30 (22.22%) Relational Database
13 29 (21.48%) JSF
14 28 (20.74%) CSS
14 28 (20.74%) Finance
15 25 (18.52%) Shell Script
15 25 (18.52%) PL/SQL
15 25 (18.52%) WebSphere
16 24 (17.78%) Web Services
17 23 (17.04%) OO
18 22 (16.30%) Perl
18 22 (16.30%) XSLT
18 22 (16.30%) Struts
19 21 (15.56%) SOA
19 21 (15.56%) MVC
19 21 (15.56%) Ajax

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.41%) CMS
3 7 (5.19%) FileNet
4 6 (4.44%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.22%) Apache
7 3 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.48%) Firewall
2 2 (1.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) MPLS
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.15%) RDBMS
2 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.96%) DB2
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.48%) KDB
5 2 (1.48%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) MS Access
6 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Maven
2 16 (11.85%) Selenium
2 16 (11.85%) CruiseControl
2 16 (11.85%) Subversion
3 10 (7.41%) JUnit
4 7 (5.19%) Ant
4 7 (5.19%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.96%) Hudson
6 3 (2.22%) JIRA
6 3 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.48%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.48%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.48%) PVCS
7 2 (1.48%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.74%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.74%) Trac
8 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (24.44%) Banking
2 28 (20.74%) Finance
3 4 (2.96%) Front Office
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
4 3 (2.22%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (82.96%) Developer
2 84 (62.22%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.85%) UI Developer
3 16 (11.85%) UI Programmer
4 15 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (8.15%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Architect
8 5 (3.70%) Java Programmer
8 5 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Consultant
8 5 (3.70%) Programmer
8 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Portal Developer
8 5 (3.70%) FileNet Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (2.96%) Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 4 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (41.48%) Spring
2 54 (40.00%) XML
3 45 (33.33%) HTML
4 43 (31.85%) JSP
5 34 (25.19%) jQuery
6 31 (22.96%) Java EE
6 31 (22.96%) Hibernate
7 29 (21.48%) JSF
8 28 (20.74%) CSS
9 24 (17.78%) Web Services
10 22 (16.30%) XSLT
10 22 (16.30%) Struts
11 21 (15.56%) Ajax
12 20 (14.81%) Apache CXF
12 20 (14.81%) JMS
12 20 (14.81%) SOAP
13 17 (12.59%) Spring MVC
13 17 (12.59%) JDBC
14 16 (11.85%) iBATIS
15 15 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.22%) Equities
1 3 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (2.22%) Taxonomies
2 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.48%) Clustering
3 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.22%) UNIX
2 15 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (2.22%) Windows
4 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.04%) OO
3 21 (15.56%) SOA
3 21 (15.56%) MVC
4 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
5 16 (11.85%) Web Application Development
6 14 (10.37%) Web Design
7 13 (9.63%) Web Development
8 8 (5.93%) Multithreading
8 8 (5.93%) Content Management
8 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.44%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.44%) TDD
9 6 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.70%) Workflow
10 5 (3.70%) BPMN
11 4 (2.96%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.96%) Identity Management
11 4 (2.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 125 (92.59%) Java
2 50 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 37 (27.41%) SQL
4 25 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 25 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 22 (16.30%) Perl
6 4 (2.96%) C#
6 4 (2.96%) Python
7 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) Jython
8 1 (0.74%) AspectJ
8 1 (0.74%) Clojure
8 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) OCPJP
1 4 (2.96%) Degree
1 4 (2.96%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Control-M
1 1 (0.74%) Legato
1 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Oracle
2 35 (25.93%) JBoss
3 16 (11.85%) IBM
4 12 (8.89%) Sybase
5 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.96%) Sun
7 3 (2.22%) SAP
7 3 (2.22%) Perforce
7 3 (2.22%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) StreamBase
8 2 (1.48%) F5
8 2 (1.48%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.74%) HP
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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