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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 68 74 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -43
Contract jobs citing J2EE 62 48 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.24% 1.88% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.01% 6.43% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +0.76%
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
774 746 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.97% 29.28% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 375 240
Average daily rate £350 £338 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 +18 32 £358 -20.33% 2
Glasgow -20 19 £350 +3.70%
Stirling - 3 £525 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 £350 - 1
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 119 (97.54%) Java
2 60 (49.18%) XML
3 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (39.34%) Spring
5 47 (38.52%) JSP
6 44 (36.07%) Java EE
7 42 (34.43%) Oracle
7 42 (34.43%) JBoss
8 41 (33.61%) JavaScript
8 41 (33.61%) JSF
8 41 (33.61%) jQuery
9 39 (31.97%) HTML
10 37 (30.33%) Banking
11 34 (27.87%) SQL
11 34 (27.87%) OO
12 33 (27.05%) Apache CXF
13 32 (26.23%) SOAP
14 30 (24.59%) UNIX
14 30 (24.59%) Relational Database
15 29 (23.77%) Web Services
16 28 (22.95%) CSS
16 28 (22.95%) Hibernate
16 28 (22.95%) RichFaces
17 27 (22.13%) RESTful
18 26 (21.31%) Struts
18 26 (21.31%) PL/SQL
18 26 (21.31%) Perl
19 25 (20.49%) Shell Script
20 24 (19.67%) HTTP
20 24 (19.67%) SOA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 42 (34.43%) JBoss
2 23 (18.85%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.02%) CMS
4 10 (8.20%) FileNet
5 9 (7.38%) Apache
6 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.46%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.46%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.64%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.82%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.82%) Liferay
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.56%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.46%) DB2
6 3 (2.46%) MySQL
6 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.64%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.82%) Big Data
8 1 (0.82%) KDB
8 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.82%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 21 (17.21%) Selenium
2 19 (15.57%) CruiseControl
3 15 (12.30%) Maven
4 10 (8.20%) JUnit
5 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.92%) Subversion
5 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.10%) Ant
7 4 (3.28%) Hudson
8 3 (2.46%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (2.46%) JMeter
8 3 (2.46%) HttpUnit
9 2 (1.64%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.82%) Mockito
10 1 (0.82%) NUnit
10 1 (0.82%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (30.33%) Banking
2 20 (16.39%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (90.98%) Developer
2 83 (68.03%) Java Developer
3 26 (21.31%) UI Developer
3 26 (21.31%) UI Programmer
4 19 (15.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Senior UI Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Designer
6 7 (5.74%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Architect
7 5 (4.10%) FileNet Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.46%) J2EE Architect
9 3 (2.46%) Applications Architect
9 3 (2.46%) CMS Developer
10 2 (1.64%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 2 (1.64%) Java Programmer
10 2 (1.64%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (49.18%) XML
2 48 (39.34%) Spring
3 47 (38.52%) JSP
4 44 (36.07%) Java EE
5 41 (33.61%) JSF
5 41 (33.61%) jQuery
6 39 (31.97%) HTML
7 33 (27.05%) Apache CXF
8 32 (26.23%) SOAP
9 29 (23.77%) Web Services
10 28 (22.95%) CSS
10 28 (22.95%) Hibernate
10 28 (22.95%) RichFaces
11 27 (22.13%) RESTful
12 26 (21.31%) Struts
13 23 (18.85%) XSLT
13 23 (18.85%) JMS
14 22 (18.03%) Ajax
15 21 (17.21%) Spring Web Flow
16 20 (16.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.46%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (2.46%) Clustering
2 3 (2.46%) Taxonomies
2 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.46%) Open Source
3 2 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.64%) DataPower
3 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.64%) Equities
3 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) UNIX
2 8 (6.56%) Linux
3 3 (2.46%) Android
3 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.82%) AIX
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.87%) OO
3 24 (19.67%) SOA
4 23 (18.85%) MVC
4 23 (18.85%) Web Design
5 21 (17.21%) Unit Testing
6 19 (15.57%) Web Application Development
7 11 (9.02%) Web Development
8 10 (8.20%) TDD
9 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.92%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.92%) Scrum
10 6 (4.92%) Workflow
11 5 (4.10%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (4.10%) Document Management
11 5 (4.10%) Content Management
11 5 (4.10%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.28%) UML
12 4 (3.28%) CRM
13 3 (2.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 119 (97.54%) Java
2 41 (33.61%) JavaScript
3 34 (27.87%) SQL
4 26 (21.31%) Perl
4 26 (21.31%) PL/SQL
5 25 (20.49%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.28%) C#
7 3 (2.46%) PHP
7 3 (2.46%) Ruby
7 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.64%) Scala
8 2 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (0.82%) XQuery
9 1 (0.82%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.82%) XPath
9 1 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (34.43%) Oracle
2 9 (7.38%) IBM
3 4 (3.28%) Sybase
4 3 (2.46%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) Adobe
4 3 (2.46%) Perforce
5 2 (1.64%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.64%) Google
5 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.64%) Kony
6 1 (0.82%) F5
6 1 (0.82%) Twitter
6 1 (0.82%) StreamBase
Stirling
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago