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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 75 65 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Contract jobs citing J2EE 59 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 1.91% 3.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.63% 7.56% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £327 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £435 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +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 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.49%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 622 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.12% 25.23% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 281 186
Average daily rate £375 £370 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
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 £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
J2EE
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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 25 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 25 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
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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 27 £425 +13.33% 4
Glasgow 0 20 £450 +20.00% 10
Stirling -5 4 - -
Fife - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
J2EE
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J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 55 (40.74%) Spring
3 53 (39.26%) XML
4 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
5 45 (33.33%) HTML
6 42 (31.11%) JSP
7 36 (26.67%) Oracle
8 35 (25.93%) SQL
8 35 (25.93%) JBoss
9 34 (25.19%) jQuery
10 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (22.96%) Banking
11 31 (22.96%) Java EE
12 30 (22.22%) JSF
12 30 (22.22%) Hibernate
13 29 (21.48%) UNIX
13 29 (21.48%) Relational Database
14 28 (20.74%) Finance
15 27 (20.00%) CSS
16 24 (17.78%) Web Services
16 24 (17.78%) Shell Script
16 24 (17.78%) WebSphere
17 23 (17.04%) OO
17 23 (17.04%) SOA
17 23 (17.04%) PL/SQL
18 21 (15.56%) Perl
18 21 (15.56%) XSLT
18 21 (15.56%) Struts
18 21 (15.56%) Maven
19 20 (14.81%) Ajax

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 24 (17.78%) 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%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
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%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
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%) DNS
2 2 (1.48%) Firewall
2 2 (1.48%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.74%) MPLS
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.48%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.15%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.96%) DB2
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.48%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.48%) KDB
5 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) MS Access
6 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Maven
2 16 (11.85%) Subversion
3 15 (11.11%) CruiseControl
3 15 (11.11%) Selenium
4 10 (7.41%) JUnit
5 8 (5.93%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.19%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.19%) Ant
7 4 (2.96%) Hudson
8 3 (2.22%) JIRA
8 3 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (1.48%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.48%) PVCS
9 2 (1.48%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (1.48%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.74%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.74%) Trac
General
1 31 (22.96%) Banking
2 28 (20.74%) Finance
3 4 (2.96%) Front Office
4 3 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (81.48%) Developer
2 82 (60.74%) 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 9 (6.67%) Architect
8 5 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Consultant
8 5 (3.70%) Programmer
8 5 (3.70%) Java Programmer
8 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 5 (3.70%) FileNet Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Portal Developer
8 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 4 (2.96%) Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (40.74%) Spring
2 53 (39.26%) XML
3 45 (33.33%) HTML
4 42 (31.11%) JSP
5 34 (25.19%) jQuery
6 31 (22.96%) Java EE
7 30 (22.22%) JSF
7 30 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 27 (20.00%) CSS
9 24 (17.78%) Web Services
10 21 (15.56%) Struts
10 21 (15.56%) XSLT
11 20 (14.81%) SOAP
11 20 (14.81%) Ajax
11 20 (14.81%) Apache CXF
12 19 (14.07%) JMS
13 16 (11.85%) JDBC
13 16 (11.85%) Spring MVC
14 15 (11.11%) iBATIS
15 14 (10.37%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.22%) Equities
1 3 (2.22%) Taxonomies
1 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
1 3 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.48%) Clustering
2 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.48%) 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 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.04%) OO
2 23 (17.04%) SOA
3 20 (14.81%) MVC
4 18 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 15 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 14 (10.37%) Web Design
7 13 (9.63%) Web Development
8 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.93%) Content Management
8 8 (5.93%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.44%) TDD
10 6 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.70%) Workflow
11 5 (3.70%) BPMN
12 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.96%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (2.96%) CRM
12 4 (2.96%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 125 (92.59%) Java
2 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
3 35 (25.93%) SQL
4 24 (17.78%) Shell Script
5 23 (17.04%) PL/SQL
6 21 (15.56%) Perl
7 4 (2.96%) C#
7 4 (2.96%) Python
8 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) Jython
9 1 (0.74%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.74%) Scala
9 1 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) Sun Certification
1 4 (2.96%) OCPJP
1 4 (2.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Legato
1 1 (0.74%) Control-M
1 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) 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%) Adobe
7 3 (2.22%) Perforce
8 2 (1.48%) F5
8 2 (1.48%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.48%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.74%) Twitter
9 1 (0.74%) HP
9 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago