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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 114 81 63
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 33 51 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.73% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 8.24% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 33
Median daily rate £340 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
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
666 619 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.66% 20.94% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 291 480
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Edinburgh -16 17 £340 -19.04% 4
Glasgow -4 10 £353 -6.00% 3
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £423 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 64 (83.12%) Java
2 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (44.16%) Spring
4 27 (35.06%) JBoss
5 23 (29.87%) jQuery
6 22 (28.57%) SOA
6 22 (28.57%) IBM
7 21 (27.27%) Hibernate
8 20 (25.97%) TDD
9 19 (24.68%) Java EE
9 19 (24.68%) SOAP
9 19 (24.68%) Oracle
10 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
10 17 (22.08%) Drools
11 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (20.78%) XML
12 15 (19.48%) Eclipse
12 15 (19.48%) jBPM
12 15 (19.48%) Maven
12 15 (19.48%) Workflow
12 15 (19.48%) BPMN
13 14 (18.18%) Apache CXF
13 14 (18.18%) RESTful
13 14 (18.18%) RichFaces
13 14 (18.18%) Migration
13 14 (18.18%) JSF
13 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 14 (18.18%) HTML
14 13 (16.88%) XSLT
14 13 (16.88%) Scrum

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 27 (35.06%) JBoss
2 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
3 11 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
4 9 (11.69%) WebLogic
5 8 (10.39%) Apache
6 5 (6.49%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (5.19%) AquaLogic
7 4 (5.19%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (5.19%) MQSeries
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (5.19%) Tuxedo
7 4 (5.19%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.30%) CICS
8 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) SSL
2 7 (9.09%) HTTP
3 5 (6.49%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.90%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.19%) MarkLogic
2 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Eclipse
1 15 (19.48%) Maven
2 11 (14.29%) JProfiler
3 5 (6.49%) Ant
3 5 (6.49%) JUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Build Forge
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.19%) Mockito
5 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.90%) Clang
5 3 (3.90%) Gradle
5 3 (3.90%) Subversion
6 2 (2.60%) Xcode
7 1 (1.30%) GitLab
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (72.73%) Developer
2 35 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Portal Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.19%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Instructor
7 3 (3.90%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.90%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.16%) Spring
2 23 (29.87%) jQuery
3 21 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 19 (24.68%) Java EE
4 19 (24.68%) SOAP
5 17 (22.08%) Drools
6 16 (20.78%) XML
7 15 (19.48%) jBPM
8 14 (18.18%) Apache CXF
8 14 (18.18%) HTML
8 14 (18.18%) JSF
8 14 (18.18%) RESTful
8 14 (18.18%) RichFaces
9 13 (16.88%) XSLT
10 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
10 12 (15.58%) Web Services
11 10 (12.99%) CSS
11 10 (12.99%) CSS3
11 10 (12.99%) HTML5
12 9 (11.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.39%) DataPower
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) EMC VNX
4 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) iPad
5 3 (3.90%) iPhone
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Unix
3 8 (10.39%) Windows
4 6 (7.79%) AIX
4 6 (7.79%) Android
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Solaris
5 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.19%) OS/390
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) SOA
3 20 (25.97%) TDD
4 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (19.48%) BPMN
5 15 (19.48%) Workflow
6 14 (18.18%) Migration
7 13 (16.88%) Scrum
8 12 (15.58%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 12 (15.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (11.69%) OO
10 7 (9.09%) OOD
10 7 (9.09%) SDLC
10 7 (9.09%) User Stories
11 6 (7.79%) Android Development
11 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.49%) Information Security
12 5 (6.49%) ITIL
12 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (83.12%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 9 (11.69%) C
5 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.19%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) PHP
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.90%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) VCAP
1 6 (7.79%) VCP6
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Docker
2 6 (7.79%) vSphere
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 6 (7.79%) vRealize
3 5 (6.49%) Ansible
4 4 (5.19%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.30%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) IBM
2 19 (24.68%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Kony
3 7 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 6 (7.79%) Cisco
4 6 (7.79%) EMC
4 6 (7.79%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Axway
5 4 (5.19%) Fujitsu
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.19%) Sun
6 1 (1.30%) CA
6 1 (1.30%) HP