The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 74 115 73
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -42
Contract jobs citing Java EE 52 20 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.32% 0.61% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.39% 3.10% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 27
Median daily rate £340 £349 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £296 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £382 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java EE
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
620 645 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.70% 19.68% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 330 397
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Java EE
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 Java EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +36 46 £340 -10.52% 3
West Lothian - 4 £378 -
Glasgow +8 2 £345 +22.55%
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 93 (95.88%) Java
2 69 (71.13%) JBoss
3 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (56.70%) SOAP
5 54 (55.67%) XML
6 49 (50.52%) Hibernate
7 47 (48.45%) Scrum
7 47 (48.45%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (46.39%) HTML
9 44 (45.36%) Web Services
9 44 (45.36%) SOA
10 40 (41.24%) JSF
11 37 (38.14%) RichFaces
12 36 (37.11%) TDD
12 36 (37.11%) Oracle
13 35 (36.08%) XSLT
13 35 (36.08%) Subversion
13 35 (36.08%) Maven
13 35 (36.08%) Open Source
14 33 (34.02%) Drools
14 33 (34.02%) JPA
14 33 (34.02%) jBPM
15 31 (31.96%) Eclipse
16 30 (30.93%) SQL
17 27 (27.84%) Oracle Database
18 25 (25.77%) Open Source Development
19 24 (24.74%) JMS
20 23 (23.71%) Spring
21 22 (22.68%) Red Hat
21 22 (22.68%) J2EE

Java EE
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 69 (71.13%) JBoss
2 10 (10.31%) WebLogic
2 10 (10.31%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.19%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (5.15%) GeoServer
6 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.06%) Confluence
7 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.03%) Apache
8 1 (1.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) HTTP
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
3 3 (3.09%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) LDAP
5 1 (1.03%) DMZ
5 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.03%) LAN
5 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.03%) Network Security
5 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.28%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.15%) GIS
6 5 (5.15%) QGIS
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.06%) DB2
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (36.08%) Maven
1 35 (36.08%) Subversion
2 31 (31.96%) Eclipse
3 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
4 14 (14.43%) JIRA
5 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
6 9 (9.28%) SoapUI
7 8 (8.25%) Hudson
8 7 (7.22%) Bower
9 5 (5.15%) Ant
9 5 (5.15%) DBeaver
10 4 (4.12%) Cobertura
10 4 (4.12%) Gradle
10 4 (4.12%) Introscope
10 4 (4.12%) JBehave
10 4 (4.12%) JUnit
11 3 (3.09%) JProfiler
12 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.06%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.22%) Banking
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Advertising
2 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (68.04%) Developer
2 56 (57.73%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (8.25%) UI Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Integration Developer
5 6 (6.19%) UI/UX Developer
5 6 (6.19%) UX Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Developer in Test
6 5 (5.15%) GIS Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Tester
8 3 (3.09%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (3.09%) Non-Functional Tester
8 3 (3.09%) Performance Specialist
8 3 (3.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.70%) SOAP
2 54 (55.67%) XML
3 49 (50.52%) Hibernate
4 45 (46.39%) HTML
5 44 (45.36%) Web Services
6 40 (41.24%) JSF
7 37 (38.14%) RichFaces
8 35 (36.08%) XSLT
9 33 (34.02%) Drools
9 33 (34.02%) jBPM
9 33 (34.02%) JPA
10 24 (24.74%) JMS
11 23 (23.71%) Spring
12 22 (22.68%) J2EE
13 20 (20.62%) RESTful
14 18 (18.56%) jQuery
15 15 (15.46%) XSD
16 13 (13.40%) Apache CXF
17 10 (10.31%) JSP
17 10 (10.31%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) User Experience
2 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) EMC VNX
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Unix
3 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.09%) Windows
6 2 (2.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (48.45%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (48.45%) Scrum
3 44 (45.36%) SOA
4 36 (37.11%) TDD
5 35 (36.08%) Open Source
6 25 (25.77%) Open Source Development
7 20 (20.62%) Mentoring
8 18 (18.56%) Coaching
9 16 (16.49%) Kanban
10 14 (14.43%) User Stories
11 11 (11.34%) BDD
11 11 (11.34%) OOD
12 10 (10.31%) Defect Management
12 10 (10.31%) DevOps
12 10 (10.31%) OO
13 9 (9.28%) Web Design
14 8 (8.25%) SDLC
15 7 (7.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 7 (7.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (95.88%) Java
2 30 (30.93%) SQL
3 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.56%) Python
5 13 (13.40%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.22%) C
6 7 (7.22%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (7.22%) Perl
7 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.12%) PHP
9 2 (2.06%) AspectJ
9 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) VCAP
1 3 (3.09%) VCP6
1 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) COBIT
1 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Docker
2 5 (5.15%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.09%) vSphere
5 2 (2.06%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Ansible
1 6 (6.19%) CA Wily
1 6 (6.19%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.12%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.09%) HP Fortify
3 3 (3.09%) Puppet
3 3 (3.09%) vRealize
4 2 (2.06%) logstash
4 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.06%) rkt
4 2 (2.06%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) Oracle
2 22 (22.68%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.37%) VMware
4 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.22%) IBM
6 6 (6.19%) webMethods
7 4 (4.12%) CA
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco
8 3 (3.09%) EMC
8 3 (3.09%) HP
9 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.06%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.06%) Google
9 2 (2.06%) Splunk
10 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.03%) Citrix
10 1 (1.03%) F5
10 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.03%) Prolexic