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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 82 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 55 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 2.33% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.17% 8.31% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
J2EE
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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
673 782 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.51% 28.01% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 412 268
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -14 30 £344 -19.11% 8
Glasgow +10 21 £340 -2.85% 2
Highlands - 1 - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 91 (91.92%) Java
2 52 (52.53%) SQL
3 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 39 (39.39%) TDD
5 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (37.37%) JUnit
7 32 (32.32%) Oracle
7 32 (32.32%) Spring
8 29 (29.29%) CSS
9 28 (28.28%) Web Services
9 28 (28.28%) Banking
9 28 (28.28%) Hibernate
10 27 (27.27%) PL/SQL
11 25 (25.25%) Finance
12 24 (24.24%) UNIX
12 24 (24.24%) Ant
13 23 (23.23%) OO
13 23 (23.23%) jQuery
14 22 (22.22%) HTML
15 20 (20.20%) XML
15 20 (20.20%) Shell Script
16 19 (19.19%) SDLC
17 18 (18.18%) JSP
18 17 (17.17%) Relational Database
19 16 (16.16%) Cucumber
19 16 (16.16%) Tomcat
19 16 (16.16%) Ajax
20 15 (15.15%) Struts
20 15 (15.15%) Selenium
20 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (16.16%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.11%) JBoss
3 8 (8.08%) CMS
3 8 (8.08%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (5.05%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) WordPress
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) SSH
2 2 (2.02%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.02%) LDAP
2 2 (2.02%) DHCP
2 2 (2.02%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.09%) Sybase IQ
3 9 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
4 8 (8.08%) MySQL
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) Big Data
9 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (37.37%) JUnit
2 24 (24.24%) Ant
3 16 (16.16%) Cucumber
4 15 (15.15%) Selenium
5 12 (12.12%) Maven
6 8 (8.08%) CruiseControl
6 8 (8.08%) Mockito
7 7 (7.07%) FitNesse
8 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.04%) Hudson
10 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.04%) JDeveloper
11 3 (3.03%) Subversion
11 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.02%) JIRA
12 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
13 1 (1.01%) YourKit
13 1 (1.01%) Gradle
13 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (28.28%) Banking
2 25 (25.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (89.90%) Developer
2 67 (67.68%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Developer
4 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Architect
7 3 (3.03%) Analyst
8 2 (2.02%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.02%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Designer
8 2 (2.02%) Market Risk Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Digital Architect
9 1 (1.01%) Hybris Developer
9 1 (1.01%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.01%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.32%) Spring
2 29 (29.29%) CSS
3 28 (28.28%) Web Services
3 28 (28.28%) Hibernate
4 23 (23.23%) jQuery
5 22 (22.22%) HTML
6 20 (20.20%) XML
7 18 (18.18%) JSP
8 16 (16.16%) Ajax
9 15 (15.15%) Struts
10 14 (14.14%) REST
11 10 (10.10%) JMS
11 10 (10.10%) JDBC
12 9 (9.09%) Spring MVC
13 8 (8.08%) Spring Web Flow
13 8 (8.08%) GWT
13 8 (8.08%) HTML5
14 7 (7.07%) JSF
15 6 (6.06%) iBATIS
15 6 (6.06%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) Derivative
2 9 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (7.07%) Market Risk
4 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) UNIX
2 14 (14.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) TDD
2 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.23%) OO
4 19 (19.19%) SDLC
5 15 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (12.12%) Web Application Development
6 12 (12.12%) OOP
6 12 (12.12%) OOD
7 10 (10.10%) MVC
7 10 (10.10%) System Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Web Development
9 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.08%) Scrum
9 8 (8.08%) SOA
10 6 (6.06%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.04%) Workflow
12 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 91 (91.92%) Java
2 52 (52.53%) SQL
3 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 20 (20.20%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.13%) Perl
7 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.04%) Ruby
9 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 2 (2.02%) Scala
11 1 (1.01%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Sun Certification
4 5 (5.05%) Degree
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Sybase
3 8 (8.08%) Adobe
4 4 (4.04%) Sun
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) Remedy
6 2 (2.02%) Alterian
7 1 (1.01%) hybris
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) IBM