The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 57 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 79 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.98% 0.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.81% 2.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 48 9 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.38 £40.45 -
% change year-on-year
+162.97% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
805 695 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.32% 29.89% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 347 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Java EE
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 66 £375 -14.28% 6
Dundee - 3 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 3
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 134 (94.37%) Java
2 78 (54.93%) SOA
3 68 (47.89%) JBoss
4 45 (31.69%) Spring
5 42 (29.58%) Hibernate
6 41 (28.87%) Oracle
7 37 (26.06%) XML
8 34 (23.94%) Workflow
8 34 (23.94%) BPMN
9 32 (22.54%) Drools
10 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (20.42%) Web Services
12 26 (18.31%) XSLT
13 24 (16.90%) JSF
14 22 (15.49%) J2EE
15 21 (14.79%) SQL
15 21 (14.79%) Scrum
16 20 (14.08%) Linux
16 20 (14.08%) RichFaces
17 19 (13.38%) Selenium
18 18 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (11.97%) Eclipse
19 17 (11.97%) Maven
19 17 (11.97%) TDD
20 16 (11.27%) SOAP
21 15 (10.56%) Subversion
21 15 (10.56%) JPA
22 14 (9.86%) jBPM
22 14 (9.86%) HTML
22 14 (9.86%) JavaScript

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (5.63%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.23%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) LDAP
2 3 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Selenium
2 17 (11.97%) Maven
2 17 (11.97%) Eclipse
3 15 (10.56%) Subversion
4 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.82%) JIRA
5 3 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (2.11%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.41%) JMeter
6 2 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.70%) JUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (6.34%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Front Office
3 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (59.15%) Developer
2 65 (45.77%) Java Developer
3 32 (22.54%) Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Analyst
4 17 (11.97%) Test Analyst
5 16 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (9.86%) Java Architect
7 10 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Applications Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Technical Leader
8 7 (4.93%) UI Developer
8 7 (4.93%) UI Programmer
9 6 (4.23%) Java Applications Architect
10 5 (3.52%) Portal Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Senior Architect
11 4 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.82%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.69%) Spring
2 42 (29.58%) Hibernate
3 37 (26.06%) XML
4 32 (22.54%) Drools
5 29 (20.42%) Web Services
6 26 (18.31%) XSLT
7 24 (16.90%) JSF
8 22 (15.49%) J2EE
9 20 (14.08%) RichFaces
10 16 (11.27%) SOAP
11 15 (10.56%) JPA
12 14 (9.86%) HTML
12 14 (9.86%) jBPM
13 10 (7.04%) EJB
13 10 (7.04%) CSS
14 9 (6.34%) JAAS
15 7 (4.93%) JSR 286
15 7 (4.93%) JSR 168
16 6 (4.23%) Apache CXF
16 6 (4.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Open Source
2 7 (4.93%) GIS
3 6 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.11%) Derivative
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Linux
2 7 (4.93%) UNIX
3 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.93%) SOA
2 34 (23.94%) Workflow
2 34 (23.94%) BPMN
3 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.79%) Scrum
5 18 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (11.97%) TDD
7 12 (8.45%) Performance Testing
7 12 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (7.75%) User Stories
9 10 (7.04%) Test Scripting
10 9 (6.34%) Validation
10 9 (6.34%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.63%) Identity Management
11 8 (5.63%) ETL
11 8 (5.63%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.93%) Web Development
12 7 (4.93%) Use Case
13 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (3.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (94.37%) Java
2 21 (14.79%) SQL
3 14 (9.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.82%) C#
5 2 (1.41%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.41%) Degree
1 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 68 (47.89%) JBoss
2 41 (28.87%) Oracle
3 14 (9.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) Murex
5 1 (0.70%) Reuters
5 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.70%) Alterian
5 1 (0.70%) Sybase
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