The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 82 101 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Contract jobs citing J2EE 39 29 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.02% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.12% 4.97% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 33
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £291 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £443 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.42 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +4.28%
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
548 583 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.35% 20.46% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 336 441
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 18 £388 +10.71% 4
Edinburgh +14 10 £413 +8.55% 4
West Lothian - 9 £413 -
West Dunbartonshire -3 2 £495 +17.85%
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 76 (88.37%) Java
2 39 (45.35%) JBoss
3 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (38.37%) Finance
5 31 (36.05%) Linux
6 30 (34.88%) HTML
7 26 (30.23%) Unix
8 25 (29.07%) JSP
9 21 (24.42%) Shell Script
10 20 (23.26%) SOAP
11 19 (22.09%) Spring
12 17 (19.77%) Java EE
12 17 (19.77%) Oracle
12 17 (19.77%) Hibernate
13 16 (18.60%) Information Security
13 16 (18.60%) HTTPS
13 16 (18.60%) SSL
13 16 (18.60%) RESTful
14 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
14 15 (17.44%) HTTP
14 15 (17.44%) IBM
14 15 (17.44%) XML
15 14 (16.28%) SOA
15 14 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (16.28%) HTML5
15 14 (16.28%) DataPower
15 14 (16.28%) Apache CXF
15 14 (16.28%) JSF
16 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (15.12%) RichFaces

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (45.35%) JBoss
2 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (8.14%) Apache
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (5.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.33%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) HTTPS
1 16 (18.60%) SSL
2 15 (17.44%) HTTP
3 8 (9.30%) Internet
4 7 (8.14%) LDAP
5 2 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.98%) MarkLogic
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.65%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
6 2 (2.33%) DB2
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Maven
2 9 (10.47%) LoadRunner
2 9 (10.47%) Subversion
3 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.98%) JUnit
5 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.49%) GitLab
6 3 (3.49%) Gradle
7 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.33%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) Bower
8 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (52.33%) Developer
2 40 (46.51%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.47%) UI Developer
4 7 (8.14%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) UI/UX Developer
4 7 (8.14%) UX Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Identity Management Specialist
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Tester
6 5 (5.81%) Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Performance Test Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) HTML
2 25 (29.07%) JSP
3 20 (23.26%) SOAP
4 19 (22.09%) Spring
5 17 (19.77%) Hibernate
5 17 (19.77%) Java EE
6 16 (18.60%) RESTful
7 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
7 15 (17.44%) XML
8 14 (16.28%) Apache CXF
8 14 (16.28%) HTML5
8 14 (16.28%) JSF
9 13 (15.12%) RichFaces
10 10 (11.63%) Drools
10 10 (11.63%) jBPM
10 10 (11.63%) REST
11 9 (10.47%) jQuery
12 8 (9.30%) CSS
12 8 (9.30%) Servlets
13 7 (8.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) DataPower
1 14 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.14%) User Experience
5 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.65%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.49%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.33%) Equities
8 2 (2.33%) Fintech
8 2 (2.33%) Social Media
8 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Linux
2 26 (30.23%) Unix
3 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.14%) Windows
5 3 (3.49%) AIX
5 3 (3.49%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) HPUX
6 1 (1.16%) SUSE
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Information Security
3 14 (16.28%) SOA
4 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (15.12%) OO
4 13 (15.12%) Scrum
5 12 (13.95%) CRM
5 12 (13.95%) Open Source
6 10 (11.63%) Web Design
7 9 (10.47%) Performance Testing
7 9 (10.47%) TDD
8 8 (9.30%) DevOps
8 8 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (9.30%) OOD
9 7 (8.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (6.98%) BPMN
10 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) Shell Script
3 12 (13.95%) SQL
4 7 (8.14%) Python
5 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.49%) C#
6 3 (3.49%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) VCAP
2 3 (3.49%) VCP6
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 6 (6.98%) Docker
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) KVM
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) HP SiteScope
1 9 (10.47%) OpenView
2 7 (8.14%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (6.98%) Ansible
4 3 (3.49%) vRealize
5 2 (2.33%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.16%) Puppet
6 1 (1.16%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) IBM
3 13 (15.12%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.47%) HP
5 7 (8.14%) CA
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco
6 5 (5.81%) VMware
7 3 (3.49%) EMC
8 2 (2.33%) F5
8 2 (2.33%) Sun
9 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.16%) BEA
9 1 (1.16%) PlateSpin
9 1 (1.16%) Sybase
9 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.16%) Veritas
9 1 (1.16%) Xamarin