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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 96 56 105
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +49
Contract jobs citing Java EE 25 58 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 2.59% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 9.97% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 3
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£375 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £198 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £356
% change year-on-year
+26.56% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
650 582 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 26.01% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 304 329
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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 -44 9 £325 +44.44% 2
Glasgow -2 7 £413 +13.79% 3
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Java EE
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Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (65.06%) XML
3 48 (57.83%) JBoss
4 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (44.58%) SOA
6 34 (40.96%) J2EE
7 31 (37.35%) TDD
8 29 (34.94%) jQuery
9 28 (33.73%) XSLT
10 27 (32.53%) Scrum
10 27 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (32.53%) JSF
11 24 (28.92%) JProfiler
12 23 (27.71%) Spring
12 23 (27.71%) Eclipse
12 23 (27.71%) HTML
13 22 (26.51%) RichFaces
14 20 (24.10%) HTTP
15 19 (22.89%) JSP
15 19 (22.89%) Performance Monitoring
16 18 (21.69%) Hibernate
17 17 (20.48%) Apache CXF
18 16 (19.28%) SOAP
19 15 (18.07%) Web Services
19 15 (18.07%) OO
19 15 (18.07%) SQL
20 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
20 13 (15.66%) RESTful
21 12 (14.46%) Oracle
21 12 (14.46%) Web Design

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (57.83%) JBoss
2 6 (7.23%) GlassFish
2 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.02%) FileNet
3 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.82%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) RDBMS
1 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) JProfiler
2 23 (27.71%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.84%) Maven
4 4 (4.82%) Subversion
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.20%) Hudson
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (92.77%) Developer
2 55 (66.27%) Java Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Senior Developer
4 17 (20.48%) UI Developer
4 17 (20.48%) UI Programmer
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (4.82%) Designer
8 2 (2.41%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Junior
8 2 (2.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Senior Designer
8 2 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.20%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (65.06%) XML
2 34 (40.96%) J2EE
3 29 (34.94%) jQuery
4 28 (33.73%) XSLT
5 27 (32.53%) JSF
6 23 (27.71%) Spring
6 23 (27.71%) HTML
7 22 (26.51%) RichFaces
8 19 (22.89%) JSP
9 18 (21.69%) Hibernate
10 17 (20.48%) Apache CXF
11 16 (19.28%) SOAP
12 15 (18.07%) Web Services
13 13 (15.66%) RESTful
14 10 (12.05%) CSS
15 7 (8.43%) Servlets
16 6 (7.23%) JPA
16 6 (7.23%) JMS
17 5 (6.02%) jBPM
18 4 (4.82%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.41%) DataPower
2 2 (2.41%) Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) UNIX
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) SOA
3 31 (37.35%) TDD
4 27 (32.53%) Scrum
4 27 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (18.07%) OO
7 12 (14.46%) Web Design
8 8 (9.64%) Performance Testing
8 8 (9.64%) UML
9 7 (8.43%) BPMN
10 6 (7.23%) Use Case
10 6 (7.23%) OOD
10 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.02%) Document Management
12 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.82%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.82%) Workflow
12 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (18.07%) SQL
3 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.82%) Jython
5 4 (4.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) XQuery
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) OCPJP
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
1 2 (2.41%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 2 (2.41%) Yahoo!
2 2 (2.41%) Google
2 2 (2.41%) Sun
2 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.41%) IBM
2 2 (2.41%) Kony
3 1 (1.20%) Twitter
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Sybase